A wristwatch that sends alerts when its wearer is in danger, still months away from hitting stores, has already garnered a high-profile endorsement from child safety advocate Mark Klaas.
The disappearance of Morgan Hill teen Sierra LaMar has led to changes in how parents are alerted to student absences at district schools.
Tuesday was an emotional day in Sacramento where a senate public safety committee rejected measures to streamline the death penalty process. The most vocal was Marc Klaas whose daughter Polly was murdered in 1993.
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith will participate in the next volunteer search for 15-year-old Sierra LaMar, according to the group that organizes the civilian search effort.