Good News: San Francisco authorities say that found the severely autistic Oakland girl who had been missing for two days. Sadly, the 16-year-old had been badly beaten and sexually assaulted. Shyanne White, 16, was found on a bus in San Francisco about 8 p.m. on Thursday, according to her mother, Sh ... More >>
For autistic children, the new iPad is an effective, portable device for teaching communication and social skills. Its also way cool.
This week, let's check in on the heterosThe National Organization for Marriage is on a month-long, 23-city tour in the U.S. to promote heterosexual supremacy. During the tour, NOM is depicting itself as the victim of a campaign similar to the one they are engaged in to marginalize and defame LGBT ... More >>
It turns out at least four women groped along the Saratoga Creek Trail were apparently dealing with a really sweet man ... with issuesA rarity has emerged from a San Jose investigation: A story about an alleged serial groper who terrorized women jogging along a trail for months -- that's upliftin ... More >>
Being both dyslexic and mayor of San Francisco is apparently no biggie. But according to a civil suit recently filed in San Francisco Superior Court, the city's police department may be a different story. Former officer Joseph Ratti, who says he was fired because he is dyslexic, is suing the city ... More >>
Bouncer obsesses over obsessions at Rye on Geary St.
Hidden in the city's special day classes, like the roots of San Francisco's segregation itself, are disproportionately high numbers of African-American and Latino kids.
The enduring bond between Huey Lewis and the developmentally disabled
The gloriously unambitious world of John Patrick McKenzie, who doesn't care that he's a rising star in the visual arts. And who, as it happens, is autistic.