While Tim Lincecum's pitching hasn't been much help to the Giants as of late, he's managed to be a help to at least one member of the canine persuasion.You might have watched the game last week when Lincecum appeared on field before the first-pitch against the Cincinnati Reds, with Timmy -- an elder ... More >>
The owners of the Gold Dust Lounge filed a lawsuit yesterday against their landlord, hoping this will put an end to the imminent eviction slated for March 10. However, the owners -- James and Tasios Bovis -- have come up with an interesting and emotionally charged defense to save their beloved wa ... More >>
What some healthy and spry Occupy Movements across the nation couldn't quite accomplish, San Francisco geriatrics have! KCBS reports that a small group of senior citizens between the ages of 69 and 82 successfully shut down a Bank of America in Bernal Heights on Thursday with nothing more than wa ... More >>
Yes, that's a crimeIf you rob or beat up an elderly person in San Francisco, your chances of being convicted are fewer than one in 100, according to data in a recent city report on how local law enforcement addresses family violence."It couldn't be better if you're a predator," said Prescott Cole ... More >>
Our federal tax dollars are going where?This week's Matt Smith column describes how con man Paul Noe II is back to his old practice of persuading seniors to enter into financial transactions they don't fully understand, ones that stretch what the law allows, and which stand to benefit Noe and his ... More >>
Not On Our DimeMost everyone would expect Governor Jerry Brown to take sharp measures to ensure that the state's books are balanced in the coming year.But cutting back on food for the elderly? That seems draconian. According to the Sacramento Bee, Brown wants to seriously trim grants for the low- ... More >>
Lawyers, herders, goats, and judges will meet in courtThe memorably named company "Goats R Us" R in trouble with the law. Judge Paul Fogel of Alameda County Superior Court ordered owner Egon Oyarzun and herder Wilfredo Felix to stand trial; both will be arraigned next week on animal neglect charg ... More >>
Anthony Gardenal, who demonstratively exited his assisted living facility on SaturdayAnthony Gardenal, the 73-year-old dementia patient who went missing from his Mission District assisted care facility on Saturday, is still missing. According to staff at the Araville Residential Care Home at 1506 ... More >>
San Francisco has been truly generous in helping people live at home. It has not been so generous when it comes to keeping track of all the programs it funds. Spending and programs are not tracked, nor coordinated -- creating a system seemingly ripe for waste and ineffectiveness.When it comes t ... More >>
Life Begins @ 30Job trainees in the Meals for Change kitchen.Nibbles, film, discussion, and a good cause: Sounds like a recipe for an interesting evening. Got any plans for tonight?
Meals for Change is a nonprofit, food-based social enterprise kitchen that seeks to boost Bay Area Community S ... More >>
In his illustrious National Basketball Association career, Kevin Johnson racked up 1,082 steals. Now a San Francisco miscreant has registered a steal at Johnson's expense. In his blog, Johnson, now mayor of Sacramento, wrote that his weekend trip to San Francisco was highlighted by someone swipin ... More >>
A recent study regarding mature women's turn-ons is, somewhat ironically, published in a journal whose title is an instant turnoff: The Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. In any event, a U.C. San Francisco survey published this week plumbed the desires and activities of more than 2,000 wome ... More >>
Service Employees International President Andy Stern today advanced a threat to dismantle the union's 150,000-member Northern California health care affiliate, announcing plans to move some 65,000 workers into a new group dedicated solely to providers of long-term nursing care.
The move is seen in ... More >>