Santa Clara Woman Astounded By Outpouring Of Generosity After Wheelchair Stolen

The generosity of a South bay man has made a disabled Santa Clara woman’s Christmas a very merry one.


Kathy Jo Swift of Santa Clara is forced to use a regular wheelchair after her $4,000 power wheelchair was stolen from her apartment complex on December 17, 2011. (CBS)

Power Wheelchair Stolen From Santa Clara Woman

A South Bay woman is making an emotional plea after a piece of her independence was stolen. While police are searching for her power wheelchair, they said it will be hard to find.


San Francisco City Hall

Phil Matier: San Francisco City Hall’s $500K Wheelchair Ramp

As home improvements go, it has to be one for the books. The installation of 10-foot long wheelchair ramp in San Francisco City Hall wound up costing taxpayers $567,735.


BART train, station

Wheelchair Access Issues Remain Despite $2M Ramp At Lafayette BART

The recent construction of a wheelchair ramp at a Bay Area Rapid Transit station cost $2 million, but some parts of the station remain inaccessible.



ConsumerWatch: Parking Placard Mix-Up Becomes Pricey

When Donald Corbin accidently used his expired disabled parking placard instead of his valid one, the City of San Jose issued him a citation for $305.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/02/2011


Pleasanton Man Arrested For Alleged Lewd Acts In Front Of Child

Police arrested a 23-year-old Pleasanton man Monday following a three-month investigation into allegations that he may have had interaction with a 4-year-old handicapped girl.

CBS San Francisco–12/21/2010

BART station (CBS)

Man In Wheelchair Falls In Front Of Hayward BART Train

A wheelchair-bound man is hospitalized after falling in front of a Bay Area Rapid Transit train.

CBS San Francisco–10/30/2010