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.
Caregivers For Disabled Fight Proposed Shutdown Of Sonoma Developmental CenterSusan Farrell's life is about to change, completely. The closure of her long term care facility is a change her brother worries she can't handle.
Giants Place Hunter Pence On 15-Day Disabled List After Straining Oblique In St. LouisThe San Francisco Giants plan to place Hunter Pence on the 15-day disabled list Thursday with a strained left oblique, a move timed with activating Nori Aoki, who has been on the DL for a week with a concussion.
Former Oakland High Security Guard Says 'Slapping Was Necessary' For Wheelchair-Bound StudentA former security guard at Oakland High School testified on Thursday that he was justified in using force against a student in a wheelchair in a highly-publicized incident at the school last year because the student was actively resisting him and threatened to kill him.
Disabled Woman Facing Eviction Expected To Be Removed From Her SF Apartment WednesdayDozens of people in San Francisco are standing up for a disabled woman about to get evicted Wednesday.
City Sues San Francisco Landlord Accused Of Bullying Elderly And Disabled TenantsA San Francisco landlord who is allegedly bullying elderly and disabled tenants into surrendering their rent-controlled apartments has been sued by the city.