Woman Paralyzed By Falling Tree Branch In SF Park Files Claim Against CityA woman who was left paralyzed after being hit by a falling tree branch in San Francisco’s Washington Square has filed a claim against the city.
Young Vallejo Boy Paralyzed In Shooting Returns To Football Field As CoachThe Vallejo Junior Jaguars on Friday were getting in their final practice before Saturday's first regular season game. But life back on the football field is different for Kumar Polk.
Caught On Camera: San Francisco Police Officer Tries To Push Wheelchair-Bound Man Into StreetA San Francisco police officer was captured on two separate videos trying to shove a paralyzed, wheelchair-bound man off a curb face first into the street as other officers looked on, until a relative intervened to stop it.
UC Berkeley Researchers Build Exoskeleton For Paraplegics Allowing Them To Walk AgainResearchers at University of California, Berkeley are working to build an affordable exoskeleton to allow paraplegics to walk again.
CBS Star's Reward Offer Leads To Recovery Of Paraplegic San Leandro Man's Stolen DogAn East Bay man who relies on the companionship of a lap dog after being paralyzed by a gunshot wound was reunited with his four-legged friend Thursday night after she was stolen, with the help of a TV star.
9-Year-Old Oakland Girl Shot In Front Yard Is ParalyzedSylvia Funes said Friday that her daughter, Jacqueline Funes, remains hospitalized in critical condition a week after she was shot and is paralyzed from the neck down.
Marin County Teen Pushes Forward After Becoming Paralyzed In CrashLife can change in an instant for any of us. For 16-year-old Louie Vaccaro of Fairfax, it happened on Christmas Eve last year. The Marin County teenager was with a group of friends when the SUV they were in overturned on Lucas Valley Road and rolled two-and-a-half times.
Closer Look: Bay Area Research May Help Restore SpeechNew research from the Bay Area has raised the possibility that individuals who are paralyzed, or victims of health conditions such as strokes and Lou Gehrig’s disease may be able to speak in the future.
Girl Paralyzed, 7 Others Hurt In San Francisco SoMa CrashEight young people suffered minor to major injuries Monday morning when a van allegedly ran a red light in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood and slammed broadside into an SUV full of passengers who weren't wearing seatbelts, according to police.
Menlo Park Firm Launches First Trial Of Human Stem Cell TherapyA Menlo Park company has marked a milestone in stem cell research, taking a revolutionary first step involving human trials.
Fund To Help Paralyzed Golden Gate Fields JockeyJockey Michael Martinez was recovering in the Intensive Care Unit at Highland Hospital in Oakland. A fund has been established to help Martinez and his family.
Jockey Paralyzed During Golden Gate Fields RaceA 24-year-old jockey is in critical but stable condition at Highland Hospital after severing his spinal cord in a fall during a race at Golden Gate Fields in Berkeley on Sunday, track physician Dr. David Seftel said Tuesday.