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.
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.
Dog Without Front Legs Looking For New Home After Being Rescued By East Bay GroupAn East Bay rescue group is searching for a home for a unique pet that has a great lesson to teach about being resilient.
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
Woman In Wheelchair Dies After Struck By San Francisco City VehicleA 38-year-old woman in a motorized wheelchair was struck by a city vehicle on San Francisco’s Market Street on Friday morning and died at a hospital a day later, according to police and the medical examiner’s office.
Woman In Wheelchair Stabbed In San Francisco SoMa; Suspect ArrestedOne person was arrested after a woman in a wheelchair was attacked and stabbed multiple times in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood Sunday afternoon, police said Monday.
Muni Driver Caught On Video Initially Refusing To Let Wheelchair User Board Bus In San FranciscoA Muni driver may face disciplinary action after being caught on video initially refusing to let a wheelchair user board his bus, and verbally harassing the woman.
Former Oakland School Security Guard Convicted Of Assaulting Wheelchair-Bound StudentA former security guard at Oakland High School was handcuffed and taken to jail Tuesday after a jury convicted him of one felony count of assault with force likely to produce great bodily injury for attacking a student who suffers from cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair.
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.
Private San Francisco Bus Company Accused Of Removing Wheelchair Access From FleetA complaint has been filed with the U.S. Justice Department against Leap, a private fleet of San Francisco buses, over a removal of wheelchair accessible seating.
Beach-Capable Wheelchairs Available At Bay Area BeachesIf you need a wheelchair, the California Coastal Commission doesn’t want it to keep you from enjoying California’s amazing beaches, and they have the equipment to make it happen.
Wheelchair-Bound Man Stabbed In Neck In SF's Bayview DistrictA wheelchair-bound man suffered life-threatening injuries when he was stabbed in the neck in San Francisco's Bayview District on Saturday afternoon.
BART Reaches Agreement With Disability Advocates, Adds More Wheelchair Space On New TrainsThe BART board voted Thursday to approve an agreement with disability advocates that improves accessibility on BART’s new “Fleet of the Future.”
Sound Of Exploding Wheelchair Tire Causes Evacuation Order For Part Of San RafaelThe sound of exploding, over-inflated tires on a wheelchair caused a shelter-in-place order and partial evacuation of the Marin County Civic Center in San Rafael Thursday morning, a sheriff’s lieutenant said.
Caught On Camera: San Francisco Police Officer Tries To Push Wheelchair-Bound Man Into StreetA San Francisco police officer was captured on two separate videos trying to shove a paralyzed, wheelchair-bound man off a curb face first into the street as other officers looked on, until a relative intervened to stop it.