Scathing Report Rips San Jose's Foster Child Center For Inadequate FacilitiesA California county’s new foster child receiving center in a downtown San Jose basement is being called woefully inadequate.
Children Left Behind: Will Extended Foster Age Protect California Teens?After decades of kicking foster children out of the system when they turn 18, California is phasing in a new law that will extend benefits until age 21.
Children Left Behind: A Look Inside A Newark Foster Home For TeensThere are still far more foster kids who need a home than there are people willing to take them. Whether a child lands in the right environment is often just the luck of the draw, but one home is Newark is doing it's best to improve the odds.
Mayor Quan Unveils Ambitious Plan To Help Oakland Kidshe newly sworn-in Jean Quan wants to enlist a mentor for each of the 2,000 children she described as most at-risk in Oakland.