27-year-old Edgar Covarrubias. (CBS)

Santa Clara County Accused Of Recklessness In Hiring Alleged Pedophile At San Jose Science Camp

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — A claim was filed day against the Santa Clara County Office of Education alleging it hired a person who molested a 10-year-old boy at a science camp earlier this year. […]


Waking Adrian Bailey (Los Gatos Police Dept.)

Former South Bay Youth Counselor Faces Life In Prison For Molesting Troubled, Disabled Kids

A 36-year-old man faces a life sentence following his conviction for sexually abusing four children while serving as a counselor for troubled and disabled youths in Los Gatos and San Jose from 2007 to 2011, a prosecutor said Friday.


Camp Tawonga

Parents Of Camp Counselor Killed In Yosemite Suing PG&E, Arborist

The parents of a camp counselor crushed to death by a falling tree near Yosemite National Park is suing Pacific Gas & Electric and the camp’s arborist.


Prison Inmates

California Sex Offenders Getting Approved To Work As Counselors For Vulnerable Teens

A state Senate oversight report finds that at least 23 sex offenders have been approved to work as drug and alcohol counselors in California over the past eight years.


Gilbert Olivares

Salinas School Counselor Suspected Of Filming Students Having Sex

A Salinas High School drug and alcohol counselor who is suspected of filming students having sex in his office has been charged with 19 felonies, according to the Monterey County District Attorney’s Office.


Thomas Jewell (Pleasant Hill Police Dept.)

New Charges Against Counselor In East Bay Molestation Case

Prosecutors filed additional charges Tuesday against a former Contra Costa County Juvenile Hall counselor accused of molesting three boys and using them to produce child pornography.

CBS San Francisco–02/08/2011

Thomas Jewell (Pleasant Hill Police Dept.)

3rd Victim Identified In Contra Costa Child Molestation Case

Investigators have identified a third victim in a case involving a Contra Costa County Juvenile Hall counselor accused of molesting young boys and using them to produce child pornography, a prosecutor said Friday.

CBS San Francisco–01/28/2011

Thomas Jewell (Pleasant Hill Police Dept.)

New Charges Filed Against E. Bay Man Accused Of Child Porn, Molestation

A Contra Costa County Juvenile Hall counselor was indicted by a federal grand jury in Oakland on Thursday on charges of producing, possessing and transporting child pornography, according to court records.

CBS San Francisco–12/10/2010