Blind Bay Area Kayaker Floats Into Uncharted WatersUstunel has padded hundreds miles in all the Bay Area waterways, but it was the short three mile ride across the Bosphorus Strait of Istanbul that made him a legend.
Dozens Of Future Guide Dogs Trained At Oakland International AirportDozens of dogs made their way through Oakland International Airport on Saturday, but they weren't flying anywhere; they were training to become service animals.
Police Searching For Blind, Deaf Man Missing In San LeandroPolice were asking for the public's assistance in locating Burnis Johnson, 59, a blind and deaf man who was reported missing in San Leandro.
Brain Holograms May One Day Help Blind See, Paralyzed FeelA technology that one day could help the blind see – and the paralyzed feel - by projecting holograms onto their brains? Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley are turning this science fiction into fact.
SFPD Release Pics Of Suspect Who Poured Bleach On Woman, Blinding HerSan Francisco Police released photos of a man suspected of blinding a 53-year-old woman with bleach.
Man Pretending To Be Blind Robs Woman In San Francisco’s Hayes ValleyA woman was robbed in San Francisco’s Hayes Valley neighborhood Friday by a man who pretended to be blind.
Auction Of Joan Rivers' Personal Items To Benefit Guide Dogs For The Blind In San RafaelGuide Dogs for the Blind in San Rafael will soon be the beneficiary of tens of thousands of dollars from the late comedian Joan Rivers.
Facebook Launching Service To Describe Photos To Blind UsersFacebook is training its computers to become seeing-eye guides for blind and visually impaired people as they scroll through the pictures posted on the world's largest online social network.
Giants' Brandon Crawford Forms Special Connection With Guide Dog PuppyGiants shortstop Brandon Crawford has developed a connection to a very special four-legged friend whose only goal is to help those who are having serious problems with their vision.
Video: Blind Man Sees Wife Again For First Time In 10 Years With Bionic EyesA Minnesota grandfather burst into laughter after seeing his wife for the first time in a decade last week with help from a bionic eye implant.
UCSF Slapped With $100K Penalty For Giving Patient A Chicken Pox Vaccine That Left Him Blind In One EyeAfter the vaccination, the patient had to undergo multiple eye surgeries for chicken pox contracted to both eyes, and the patient is now blind on the right eye.
Legally Blind Man Hit, Killed By Freight Train In OakleyA legally blind man was struck and killed by a freight train in Oakley on Saturday afternoon, a police sergeant said Sunday.
Google Glass Creates Dangerous Blind Spots, Could Be Dangerous For Driving Says Group Of UCSF OphthalmologistsOphthalmologists are warning Google Glass users to watch out for blind spots.
Uber Sued Over Allegations Of Discrimination, Harassment Against Blind Riders With Guide DogsA blind author and the National Federation of the Blind sued ridesharing company Uber in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday, alleging that it discriminates against blind riders with guide dogs.
Driver Charged In Berkeley Crash That Killed Elderly Professor Was Legally Blind, May Have Been Eating While DrivingA driver accused of hitting an elderly professor in Berkeley in April was legally blind at the time, had no driver license and may have been eating food from a bowl, according to police.