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Mitt Romney (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Romney’s 47% Don’t Pay Taxes Remark Is 100% Controversy

Romney thought he was talking amongst his teammates in the locker room last May 17 only to find out that there was somebody on the other team hiding behind the lockers. Had he known a member of the other team was lurking back there, he would have chosen his words more carefully and had presented more carefully-chosen data than the data of which he swiftly generalized.

09/19/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Opinion: Mitt Romney Disdains Half The Country He Wants To Be President Of

The idea that 47 percent of Americans don’t have “personal responsibility” or “care for their lives” is shockingly arrogant, even by Mitt Romney’s standards.

09/18/2012

101-year-old Florence Detlor of Menlo Park is the oldest user of the social networking site Facebook. (CBS)

101-Year-Old Menlo Park Woman Is Facebook’s Oldest User

Facebook has confirmed, out of nearly one billion users, 101-year-old Florence Detlor is the oldest registered user of the social networking site.

08/29/2012

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan (Photo by Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

Opinion: Ryan VP Pick Changes Electoral Math

Paul Ryan has changed the Electoral College math. With the pick, Romney has chosen a path that writes off almost all of the country and focuses the election on the industrial Midwest.

08/14/2012

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

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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

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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

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