A former security guard at Oakland High School testified on Thursday that he was justified in using force against a student in a wheelchair in a highly-publicized incident at the school last year because the student was actively resisting him and threatened to kill him.
Twenty-five years after the Americans with Disabilities Act became law, an East Bay mom is hoping to fine-tune the law so people with disabilities truly have equal access.
A wheelchair-bound man suffered life-threatening injuries when he was stabbed in the neck in San Francisco’s Bayview District on Saturday afternoon.
A San Francisco mother and her grown son were each sentenced to three years felony probation and 1,000 hours of service assisting the disabled community after they pleaded guilty to felony forgery in a fraudulent disabled placard scheme, the district attorney’s office announced Wednesday.
San Francisco regulators and the National Federation of the Blind are looking into claims that drivers are not picking up passengers with service animals.
A bag holding $20,000 in cash was snatched from a woman eating lunch at a Fremont restaurant earlier this week, police said.
People with disabled placards that allow them to park at certain street spaces in San Francisco for free soon could have to feed parking meters like everyone else.
Two East Bay wheelchair users and a disability service organization sued Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in federal court in San Francisco Wednesday for allegedly failing to provide accessible point-of-service machines.
San Francisco police are asking for the public’s help in finding a custom bicycle specially built for a handicapped man that was stolen in the Hayes Valley neighborhood Thursday morning.
The generosity of a South bay man has made a disabled Santa Clara woman’s Christmas a very merry one.