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.
East Bay Mom Hopes Her Bill Will Improve Access For Her Wheelchair-Bound SonsTwenty-five years after the Americans with Disabilities Act became law, an East Bay mom is hoping to fine-tune the law so people with disabilities truly have equal access.
Former South Bay Youth Counselor Faces Life In Prison For Molesting Troubled, Disabled KidsA 36-year-old man faces a life sentence following his conviction for sexually abusing four children while serving as a counselor for troubled and disabled youths in Los Gatos and San Jose from 2007 to 2011, a prosecutor said Friday.
Bomb Squad Disables Explosive Device Found On Brentwood StreetA bomb squad disabled an explosive device found on the street in Brentwood Wednesday morning, police said.
SFMTA Votes To Give Free Muni Rides To Disabled, Low-Income SeniorsThe San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s board of directors voted unanimously Tuesday to waive the Muni fee for riders with disabilities and for low- to moderate-income seniors, many who live with fixed incomes and struggle to afford public transportation as the cost of living in the city increases.
Brutal Beating Of Disabled, Sleeping Homeless Man In SF Was A 'Thrill Kill'The suspects who attacked the Tai Lam were not looking for money. In fact, Lam had $1000 with him when his body was found.
San Francisco Disabled Parking Placards Cost City $22.7 Million Last YearA new report finds the use and abuse of disabled parking placards in San Francisco cost the city $22.7 million in lost meter money last year.
Antioch Mom's Petition Demanding Disney Include Down Syndrome Princess In Film Nears GoalAn Antioch couple says a little more diversity in popular culture could go a long way to prevent the bullying of children with disabilities, and they’re calling on Disney to make a change.
Woman Escapes In Wheelchair She Allegedly Stole From Man At SF's UN PlazaA woman rode away in a wheelchair she stole from 65-year-old man in San Francisco's United Nations Plaza on Thursday evening.
SF Woman, Son Sentenced To Serve Disabled Community For Disabled Parking FraudA San Francisco mother and her grown son were each sentenced to three years felony probation and 1,000 hours of service assisting the disabled community after they pleaded guilty to felony forgery in a fraudulent disabled placard scheme, the district attorney’s office announced Wednesday.
More SF Landlords Evicting Tenants Without Any Evidence, According To New Housing ReportA new report shows a rising trend of San Francisco landlords evicting tenants for alleged nuisances that include cooking late at night and parking a car outside of the lines.