Articles Tagged With ‘Children’




Santa Maria man arrested for biting child

Santa Maria police arrested a man Saturday for allegedly biting a 2-year-old child. The child did not require medical treatment. Nevertheless, 25-year-old Raul Campos Herrera is facing charges of corporal injury to a child — a felony punishable by at... (Continue reading)

Speech disorder camp canceled after dispute with SLO County

A summer camp for Central Coast children with speech and language disorders has cancelled its 45th year of operation, following a dispute with the San Luis Obispo County Office of Education over a legal issue, according to a news release... (Continue reading)

Do social services agencies promote drugging children?

Amid demands for foster care reform, the Bay Area News Group has been documenting the alarming use of medications allegedly used to control foster children through sedation. Bay area reporters interviewed 175 people, including dozens of current and former foster... (Continue reading)

CPS sued for kidnaping children

A lawsuit filed Dec. 12 says Riverside County Child Protective Services staff have made a habit of kidnapping children. Attorney Shawn McMillan, who specializes in civil rights cases against child protection agencies, said he uncovered an alarming trend about a... (Continue reading)

Father fights for the right to raise his child

Editor’s Note: Because of privacy concerns, the parent’s names have been changed in the story. By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo County Child Welfare Services is recommending the father of a 23-month-old daughter lose his parental rights, even though there... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande baby tests positive for marijuana

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s narcotics officers raided a rural Arroyo Grande home last week and found a baby living amid a hash oil lab. Officers served a search warrant at 2209 Willow Road on Nov. 11 and discovered a... (Continue reading)

California teacher accused of caging special ed student

A Fresno elementary school teacher allegedly locked a 7-year-old girl with a seizure disorder in makeshift cage constructed inside a first grade classroom. [Fresno Bee] The child’s parent, Ledelldra Brooks, says she made an unannounced visit to her child’s special... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo Children’s Museum takes its auction online

The San Luis Obispo Children’s Museum’s annual benefit is always the local party of the year, and this year promises to be a step back in time with guests asked to don 40s attire for the museum’s USO-themed fundraiser. And... (Continue reading)

Police investigating infant deaths

After two babies died within days of each other, Bakersfield police opened an investigation. [Californian] On Sunday, 2-month-old Sotero Isaiah Lopez of Arroyo Grande was discovered not breathing at a home on the 5400 block of Post Street in Bakersfield.... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria police find baby in deserted vehicle

A high speed chase Tuesday in Santa Maria ended after two suspects abandoned a vehicle leaving a 4-month-old infant lying unsecured on the back seat. At about 10:30 p.m., an officer attempted a traffic stop of a vehicle that appeared... (Continue reading)