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Elderly volunteer works with kids

Community Corner: Nonprofits Serving Bay Area Elderly Get Boost

Several Bay Area community projects will get some help in their efforts to serve their elderly neighbors thanks to $10,000 in grants awarded by Coming of Age Bay Area.

08/05/2012

A lamb found tied of after a night of senior pranks at Heritage High School in Brentwood. (CBS)

Judge Upholds Brentwood Students’ Suspension Over High School Pranks

A Contra Costa Superior Court Judge has upheld the decision of a Brentwood high school principal to suspend 30 students, who were involved in a series of senior pranks.

06/06/2012

(CBS)

San Francisco Considers Elderly LGBT Task Force

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is being asked to develop a plan to help aging members of the city’s large LGBT community with a task force that would come up with policy recommendations.

04/17/2012

(CBS)

About The Bay: Seniors Stay Sharp In Redwood City Softball League

Meet the players on the Redwood City Senior Softball League – the roster boasts athletes in their 70s, 80s and even 90s.

04/09/2012

traffic light, signal, stop

Pedestrian Advocates Want Safer Oakland Streets For Seniors

40 percent of the victims in pedestrian accidents are senior citizens. A coalition of public-transit advocates are pushing for improvements to make Oakland city streets safer to walk.

02/21/2012

A person walking with a cane. (AP)

New Year Law Will Protect California Seniors From Sham Insurers

State Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones says vulnerable segments of the population are often taken advantage of.

12/26/2011

A passenger uses a Clipper card at a fare gate. (CBS)

Bay Area Transit Officials Tout Clipper Card In New Campaign

Both BART and SamTrans are making changes to paper pass policies in the new year, meaning the Clipper card will be more important for many users.

11/27/2011

(CBS)

California Health Care Centers for Seniors to Stay Open

State health officials say adult day health care centers across California will stay open following the settlement of a federal court lawsuit brought by disability and senior advocates.

11/18/2011

A person walking with a cane. (AP)

Oakland Conference To Offer Tips For Seniors In Village Movement

The movement is a nationwide, neighbor-to-neighbor effort to assist seniors stay in their homes and neighborhoods.

10/23/2011

Harriet Gregg (left,) John H. Gregg and John M. Gregg are accused of swindling senior citizens in San Jose through a bogus roofing scam. (San Jose Police Department)

3 Accused Of Roofing Scam Targeting San Jose Seniors

Two men and a woman suspected of swindling the elderly through a bogus roof repair scam were arrested in San Jose last week, police announced Tuesday.

KPIX 5–08/10/2011

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