Five Helpful Tips to Downsize and Move Your Loved OneDo your parents still live in the home where you grew up? Are there notches on the door frame that mark your growth as a child? Is there a spot in the backyard where you buried your first goldfish? Do you know where everyone sits at a holiday dinner? Does the kitchen smell of mom’s cookies? And do the worn tools in the garage fit your father’s hands perfectly? Here are some tips for making the move a little easier. If you feel this many emotions toward your childhood home, how do you think your aging loved one may feel? For a senior, who can no longer live independently, a move can be very challenging. You need to be sensitive. Understand that physical, emotional, and cognitive changes can affect their ability to participate in a move.
San Jose’s 'Jungle' Homeless Encampment Mostly Vacant Ahead Of Eviction DeadlineWednesday was move-out day for many of the more than 200 residents of “The Jungle” a massive homeless encampment near downtown San Jose, after the city served a 72-hour notice to vacate the premises.
Sebastopol Teens Suspected Of Throwing Water Bottles From Moving Car, Could Face ChargesTwo Sebastopol teens, 15 and 16 years old, are suspected of throwing water bottles from a truck at other vehicles in February, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
Pair Sentenced For South Bay 'Low-Ball Estimate' Moving Company Fraud SchemeTwo men were sentenced in federal court in San Jose to 18 months in prison for a “low-ball estimate” moving company fraud scheme following an investigation dating back to 2003, a U.S. attorney said.
San Jose Moving Company Accused Of Scamming Hundreds Of CustomersAuthorities were looking for the owner of a San Jose moving company, his wife and three others after prosecutors on Monday said hundreds of customers were overcharged and told their furniture and other belongings would be held in storage unless they paid the higher fees.
Sacramento City Council Considers New Kings Arena DealSacramento’s City Council is scheduled to consider a wide-ranging deal Tuesday night that’s designed to finance a new arena and keep the NBA’s Kings from moving to Seattle.
Evicted Gold Dust Lounge To Reopen In Fisherman's WharfSan Francisco’s Gold Dust Lounge, the Union Square drinking establishment that is being evicted from its current Powell Street home, is closing tonight.
Waterfront SF Businesses Find New Home Ahead Of America's CupWhen the Teatro ZinZanni show ends on New Years Eve, the historic Spiegel tent pitched at Pier 29 more than 11 years ago will come down.
ConsumerWatch: Do-It-Yourself Move Becomes Costly For E. Bay FamilyDo-it-yourself moves can save you a lot of money. But when an East Bay family rented a U-Haul truck, it became costly.
U-Haul Fire In Mountain View May Be Tied To Gas TheftsNearly one dozen U-Haul moving trucks were burned Tuesday night in the city of Mountain View.
Silicon Valley Residents Scammed By Online MoversThe Santa Clara County DA's office says it's gotten hundreds of complaints about moving companies that advertise on the internet and allegedly defraud customers out of thousands of dollars by essentially holding their stuff hostage.