A judge recently ruled that pet “foster parents” can tax deduct expenses such as food and medicine.
It’s an exciting time of year for the people who make up the San Francisco SPCA, who are embarking on an annual tradition: Macy’s Holiday Windows at Union Square.
Claudia Asprer of Novato started raising foster children when she was newly married and in her 20s. That’s when a 14-year-old runaway asked her to take her in.
Jurors deliberated for about two hours on Thursday before convicting an Antioch woman of torturing and abusing her two foster children and murdering one of them in 2008.