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Motoko Higashiyama went missing from Palo Alto. (Source: Palo Alto Police)

Palo Alto Police Find Missing Elderly Woman Safe

Palo Alto police said a woman missing from Palo Alto since Wednesday morning has been found safe.

07/09/2014

San Leandro police said 84-year-old Esther Velazquez was reported missing Monday morning by her daughter. (Bay City News)

At-Risk Elderly Woman Missing From San Leandro Found In Menlo Park

An elderly at-risk woman who was missing since Sunday night out of San Leandro was found safe in Menlo Park, law enforcement officials said Tuesday.

07/07/2014

A homicide suspect in Sunnyvale was killed by police after displaying a weapon. (CBS SF)

Sunnyvale Authorities Say Suspect Fatally Shot By Police Pointed BB Gun At Officers

A Sunnyvale man suspected of murdering a woman who lived with him was pointing a BB gun that looked like a rifle at police when the officers shot and killed him, said a spokesman for the Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety.

06/06/2014

Magdalena Glinkowski was last seen on surveillance video on Sunday March 30.

Search For Menlo Park Woman Missing After Mt. Tam Hike Suspended

With no new evidence or leads as to the location of a missing Menlo Park woman believed to have been hiking on Mt. Tamalpais, search and rescue crews have suspended a widespread search for her, a Marin County sheriff’s lieutenant said Monday.

04/07/2014

Lucila  Singson

Missing Redwood City Woman With Alzheimer’s Found Safe

An elderly woman with Alzheimer’s who went missing from her Redwood City home early Saturday morning has been found safe

01/25/2014

Lynne Spalding (FIND LYNNE/Facebook)

SF General Hospital Adopts Changes After Missing Patient’s Death

Federally ordered changes have been made at San Francisco’s General Hospital following the death of a patient who was found in a stairwell at the hospital last October.

01/24/2014

Missing. (CBS)

Alameda Police Search For Missing Woman With Alzheimer’s Last Seen Walking Dog

Alameda police were searching for a missing woman who is in the early stages of Alzheimer’s. Harriet Holbrook, 68, was last seen around noon Saturday in front of her home in Alameda

12/28/2013

Lynne Spalding

Coroner Ties Alcoholism To Death Of Woman Found In SF Hospital Stairwell

A woman found dead in a locked stairwell 17 days after going missing from her room at San Francisco General Hospital probably died of a chemical imbalance due to complications from chronic alcohol abuse, the city medical examiner’s office said Friday.

12/13/2013

Lynne Spalding

Sheriff Apologizes Over Incomplete Search For SF General Patient Found Dead

San Francisco’s Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi apologized for his department’s slow and incomplete search for a missing San Francisco woman whose body was found in a San Francisco General Hospital stairwell.

11/06/2013

Lynne Spalding (FIND LYNNE/Facebook)

SF General Hospital Worker May Have Seen Patient Found Dead In Stairwell

Investigators released new information Tuesday about a possible witness in the case of a San Francisco General Hospital patient found dead in a stairwell earlier this month.

10/29/2013

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