Lyft Settles Federal Lawsuit Over Drivers Refusing Rides To People With Wheelchairs, WalkersLyft Inc. has agreed to settle allegations that it violated federal law when some of its drivers refused to give rides to people using folding walkers or collapsible wheelchairs in the Los Angeles area, the U.S. attorney’s office announced Monday.
Trader Joe's Designates Early Shopping Hours For Seniors During COVID-19 PandemicTrader Joe's has designated early store hours for seniors and disabled shoppers who may need assistance in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bay Area Woman Heads Nonprofit To Help Disabled People Lead Independent LivesA Bay Area woman is being recognized for helping those with disabilities.
Man In Wheelchair Dumped Onto Ground In Parking Space Dispute At Pleasant Hill Target StoreA San Ramon man has been charged with assault and attempted kidnapping after he allegedly got into an argument over a handicap parking space with a man using a wheelchair and dumped him onto the floor of a Target store in Pleasant Hill earlier this month.
BART Unveils New Fare Gate Aimed At Improving Disabled Access, Deter Fare CheatsBART has unveiled a new fare gate aimed at improving accessibility for people with disabilities, and at the same time, deter fare cheats.
Popular YouTuber Banned From Site After Hate SpeechA foul-mouthed, 14-year-old YouTube user who has grown popular with the far right has been banned from the online video site for using hate speech, according to company officials.
SF Appeals Court Orders Uber To Comply With DA’s Subpoenas For On Drivers’ RecordsA state appeals court has ruled that Uber Technologies Inc. must comply with subpoenas by San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera for information on drivers' traffic violations.
Sunnyvale 1st Responders Lift Up Fallen Man By Building New Wheelchair RampSunnyvale firefighters responded to a home for an injury fall that needed assistance and noticed the victim's aging wheelchair ramp. They built him a new ramp the same day.
Whistlestop Carepool Takes Seniors Where They Need To GoWhistlestop Carepool is a volunteer service in Marin County helping older adults and people with disabilities get where they need to go.
East Bay Paratransit Shaken Up Following KPIX InvestigationAfter a nine-month KPIX 5 investigation revealed major problems with a local paratransit agency, some changes are finally happening.
Disabled Riders' Families Share Nightmare Stories About East Bay Paratransit ServiceGetting around town is not easy for people with disabilities. Many who are not able to use public transit rely on a private company with a terrible reputation for poor service.
Man Sets Out To Mow Lawns In 50 States For People In NeedThe founder of Raising Men Lawn Care Service started mowing lawns for those in need three years ago after seeing a neighbor in Alabama struggling to cut his grass.
Disabled Woman Claims Delta Airlines Tied Her To A WheelchairA woman with multiple sclerosis says Delta employees tied her to a wheelchair after the airline failed to provide the flyer with the appropriate handicapped services
Auditor: California Disabled Parking Permits Need More ScrutinyCalifornia gives disabled parking permits to people who don't provide enough medical information to prove they need one, state auditor Elaine Howle said in a report released Tuesday.
Ex-Sacramento Officer Gets Life In Prison For RapeAn ex-Sacramento police officer has been sentenced to life in prison for repeatedly raping a stroke-disabled elderly woman.