Mt. Diablo Unified School District

Joseph Andrew Martin, a teacher at Woodside Elementary School in Concord, is accused of sexually abusing 11 current and former students. (CBS)

Former Easy Bay Teacher Faces New Lawsuits In Child Molestation Case

Joseph Martin, a former teacher at Woodside Elementary in Concord, is facing 125 felony molestation charges.


Andrew Cottrell (Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office)

Former Clayton Student Sues Teacher, School District Over Sex Abuse

A young woman who was abused by a teacher during her days at a middle school in Clayton filed a lawsuit this week against that teacher, the school principal and the Mt. Diablo Unified School District.



Walnut Creek School Custodian Pleads Not Guilty To Molestation

A Walnut Creek school janitor arrested last month for allegedly molesting two boys pleaded not guilty to 20 felony child molestation counts Thursday after police found three more victims in the case.


A threat of violence lead to increased security measures at Concord High School, El Dorado Middle School and Westwood Elementary in Concord on October 21, 2011. (CBS)

Extra Security At 3 Concord Schools Following Threat

Extra security will be on hand at three schools in Concord on Friday, following a shooting threat sent to one of the campuses.


Clayton Valley High School

East Bay High School Considers Charter School Conversion

Scores of parents and teachers affiliated with an East Bay high school have pinned their hopes on a Tuesday school board meeting to consider convertiing the campus into a charter school.



Mt. Diablo Unified Schools To Lay Off 111

More than 100 teachers and other employees in the Mt. Diablo school system will be losing their jobs, but school officials say that’s fewer than had been expected.

CBS San Francisco–05/11/2011


Mt. Diablo Schools Strike Deal With Concord Car Dealers

The cash-strapped Mt. Diablo school district is getting some fundraising help from an unlikely, but welcome source.