Police learned in April that 42-year-old John Garate of Santa Rosa was communicating through social media with underage girls.
Oakland police released a sketch Wednesday of a man who is suspected of inappropriately touching students at two elementary schools in East Oakland in the past two months.
The owner of a popular Santa Cruz surfing school is behind bars for allegedly taking 1000s of secret videos and photos of young female students and pursuing sexual relationships with them.
A Morgan Hill man was arrested earlier this week on suspicion of committing lewd and lascivious acts with a child.
A former Aragon High School water polo coach convicted of sexually abusing a student collapsed to the floor of a San Mateo County courtroom Wednesday morning when he was sentenced to two years in state prison for his crimes, the district attorney said.
Parents, students and staff gathered outside Albany Middle School Tuesday morning to mourn the passing of a sixth-grade teacher who was found dead of an apparent suicide on Monday after being arrested on suspicion of molestation.
The Alameda County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the death of James Izumizaki as a possible suicide.
A Rio Vista man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of felony child abuse and committing lewd acts on children at his wife’s in-house day care center, according to the Solano County Sheriff’s Office.
A water polo coach at a San Mateo high school accused of engaging in an inappropriate relationship with a 17-year-old student pleaded not guilty Thursday to sexual assault charges, prosecutors said.
A Scotts Valley man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of engaging in sexual activity with a 14-year-old girl, a police spokesman said Thursday.