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Medical marijuana strains at Harborside Health Center in Oakland (photo credit: Doug Sovern)

KCBS Cover Story: A Touch Of Grey At Bay Area Medical Marijuana Clubs

Seniors make up about 30 percent of Harborside Health Center’s current clientele of patients seeking medicinal marijuana. The facility claims to be the largest medical cannabis outfit in America.

05/27/2014

Guillermo Ibarra, 74, was last seen Thursday at the Santa Clara DMV office at 3665 Flora Vista Ave. around 1 p.m., San Jose police spokesman Albert Morales said.

Missing San Jose Man With Dementia Found

Police are seeking the public’s help in locating an at-risk elderly man missing since Thursday afternoon.

05/23/2014

Animal Assisted Therapy - A Golden Retriever acts as an assistance dog. (Wikipedia)

Animal Update: Senior Pets For Seniors

Animal shelters tend to get a lot of elderly cats and dogs in their facilities and the San Francisco SPCA is no different. According to the the facility’s co-president, these animals happen to make great companions for senior citizens.

05/19/2014

People emerge from a medical building at Southgate Ave. and Cerro Dr. with their hands on their heads as police direct them across the street, April 23, 2014. (CBS)

Elderly Man Accused Of Shooting In Daly City Medical Center Pleads Not Guilty

An elderly man accused of shooting at a doctor at a Daly City medical center last month pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges of attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon, according to prosecutors.

05/15/2014

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Elderly Sunnyvale Couple Robbed Inside Home

An elderly couple was terrorized in their Sunnyvale home in the middle of the day by a man the woman says she recognized.

05/04/2014

Oakland Police released an image of a woman suspected of robbing an elderly man. (Source: Oakland Police)

Woman Suspected Of Robbing Elderly Oakland Man

Oakland police are asking for the public’s help in finding a woman suspected of robbing an elderly man last month.

04/30/2014

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Elderly Man Charged With Attempted Murder In Daly City Medical Center Shooting

An elderly man accused of shooting at a doctor at a Daly City medical Center Wednesday was arraigned in a Redwood City courtroom Friday on charges of attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon.

04/25/2014

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Elderly Woman Rescued From Burning Home By Livermore Police Officer

A Livermore police office rescued an elderly woman from a burning house Tuesday night, police said Wednesday.

04/23/2014

Surveillance photo of strong arm robbery suspect who attacked an elderly woman in Santa Cruz. (Santa Cruz Police Dept.)

Manhunt For Robbery Suspects Who Attacked Elderly Woman In Santa Cruz

Police in Santa Cruz are asking for the public’s help in locating two teenagers who attacked and badly injured an 86-year-old woman and tried to snatch her purse.

04/19/2014

Concord Police K-9 Officer Matthew Switzer & Figo (Concord Police Dept.)

Lawyers: Ex-Concord Officer’s Addiction Drove Him To Steal Drugs

A former Concord police officer accused of stealing prescription drugs from seniors allegedly committed the crimes to satisfy his addiction to painkillers after suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, attorneys said Tuesday.

04/08/2014

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