Articles Tagged With ‘Children’




Foster mother arrested after seriously injuring 1-year-old

A 1-year-old boy has been fighting for his life, and a foster mother has been arrested, following a mysterious incident that took place in a Central Valley foster home run by an allegedly abusive couple. [Cal Coast Times] In similar... (Continue reading)

Old Mission School accused of concealing child abuse

By KAREN VELIE A former guidance counselor at Old Mission School in San Luis Obispo has accused administrators of concealing child abuse, retaliation against a whistleblower and wrongful termination in a lawsuit filed Monday. [Cal Coast Times] Jannelle Craig-Difronzo alleges... (Continue reading)

Child injured in fall from Pismo Beach Hotel window

A five-year-old boy fell out of a fourth-floor window at a downtown Pismo Beach hotel on Thursday, then got up and tried walking off the injuries he suffered. Ultimately, it was determined the boy only suffered a minor fracture. [Cal... (Continue reading)

Lucia Mar staff disbelieved girl being sexually abused by bus driver

Lucia Mar Unified School District officials knew about a bus driver allegedly sexually abusing a 9-year-old girl, but they did not believe the girl was telling the truth, a San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office detective testified in court on... (Continue reading)

Pair of California twins is born in separate years

A pair of California twins entered the world four minutes apart over the weekend, yet the babies were born in different years. [Fox San Diego] At 11:56 p.m. Saturday, a San Diego woman gave birth to Scarlett Annie at Sharp... (Continue reading)

Baby left in car, Morro Bay man arrested

A Morro Bay man is in jail after his 5-month-old baby was found locked in a car parked in the Wells Fargo Bank parking lot in San Luis Obispo on Thursday afternoon. Stephen Miller of Morro Bay said he had... (Continue reading)

SLO man allegedly molested his ex-girlfriend’s daughter

A man accused of sexually abusing the 10-year-old daughter of San Luis Obispo woman he was dating, recently sent a text message to the now-14-year-old girl telling her she was still a virgin. [Tribune] Matthew Roland Betts, 44, allegedly molested... (Continue reading)

Porters threaten Tina Swithin with a lawsuit

By KAREN VELIE The parents of a man facing 23 charges related to the sexual abuse of children took the first step toward legal action against their former daughter-in-law Tina Swithin, following Swithin’s public disclosures about her divorce and visitation... (Continue reading)

8-year-old kidnapped from Cayucos, felon arrested

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies arrested a Pebble Beach woman with a long criminal history Saturday for allegedly kidnapping an 8-year-old Cayucos boy from his home on the 3400 block of Davis Avenue, according to a sheriff’s department press... (Continue reading)

California gang database rife with errors

Law enforcement agencies entered the names of 42 people in a state gang database when the alleged gangsters were under 2 years old, according to findings of a recent audit. The audit revealed that the CalGang database contained numerous errors,... (Continue reading)