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News, The Snitch Belo Cipriani: Bay Area Blind Writer Sees Light at the End of the Tunnel

Belo Cipriani: Bay Area Blind Writer Sees Light at the End of the Tunnel

Belo Cipriani's Blind: A Memoir is the kind of book that should have made Oprah's Book Club — it's a life-changing read. Cipriani, an openly gay Bay Area resident, chronicles the harrowing night in 2007 when he was brutally assaulted…
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News, The Snitch Chile Lindo 'Open' Again: But You Can't Get In

Chile Lindo 'Open' Again: But You Can't Get In

The owner of Chile Lindo has found a solution to stay in business while not violating the law by keeping folks in wheelchairs out: Now you can't come in either. The cooks will hand you your empanada through the gate…
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News, The Snitch Disabled Man Sues Restaurant, Returns For Empanadas

Disabled Man Sues Restaurant, Returns For Empanadas

The wheelchair-using man who is suing the landlord of 16th Street empanada destination Chile Lindo for disabled access violations returned this week -- to buy some meat pies. He ended up getting them served with a heavy side of…
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News, The Snitch Great News: You Can Still Ride BART. If You're Partly Blind, You Can Still Suffer.

Great News: You Can Still Ride BART. If You're Partly Blind, You Can Still Suffer.

If you can't make out this sign, then riding BART is even more hazardous than you might have thought​Many riders have been pissed off of late about BART's ongoing labor soap opera. But two riders with bad eyesight may…
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Bad Dog (Iguana, Kangaroo, Parakeet ...) No sit, no stay, no service: What the article , a service animal that is…
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There's no disputing the sincerity with which Steve Sawalich tells the true-life tale of Richard Pimentel, the man more or less behind the Americans with Disabilities Act. His is, without question, a story worth telling: Cocky kid thinks he'll make…
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