California is embarking on a first-of-its-kind attempt to improve the academic lives of foster youth by giving schools more money to meet their special learning and emotional needs and holding educators and administrators accountable.
In Marin County, the department of health and human services are looking for people willing to become foster parents, especially for teens transitioning into adulthood.
Changes are underway at two Oakland hotels known for sex trafficking and child prostitution and the city attorney is ready for a fresh start.
Roy and Claudia Asprer have taken in 90 foster children over the last 15 years. The dozen or so older teenagers they took in thrived and have gone to college.
Linda Gregory found joy in becoming a foster parent, and purpose in helping families like hers. Gregory and her husband became foster parents to little Eddie when he was just 10 months old.
The father of three children has sued Sacramento County’s child protective services agency, claiming the kids were sexually assaulted by a registered sex offender who was living at their grandmother’s house.