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Federal Lawsuit Filed Against Antioch School Over Restraining Of Special-Needs Boy

A mother of a special-needs boy has filed a federal lawsuit against his former school in Antioch accusing school staff of inappropriately restraining him on multiple occasions and giving him a bloody nose, bruises and causing him to wet his pants.

09/24/2014

Scene on 300 block of West Hillsdale Blvd. in San Mateo where four pedestrians were hit by a car. (CBS)

Special Needs Students, Teacher Hit By Car That Drove Onto Sidewalk Near San Mateo Hillsdale Mall

Four pedestrians walking along a sidewalk were hit by a car along a San Mateo street Wednesday morning near Hillsdale Mall.

09/10/2014

The entrance to MNO Grant elementary in Antioch (CBS)

Antioch School District To Pay $8 Million In Teacher Abuse Case

The Antioch Unified School District has announced that it will pay $8 million to eight families who sued over a teacher’s alleged abuse of autistic kindergarten students and the district’s failure to report it.

12/19/2013

Alexia Bogdis

Charges Dropped Against Peninsula Teacher After Aides Change Statements

Child cruelty and battery charges against a Redwood City special education teacher were dropped Thursday after the aides who had originally accused her changed their statements, according to San Mateo County prosecutors.

03/08/2013

Alexia Bogdis

8 Put On Leave Amid Redwood City School Abuse Probe

Eight employees were placed on paid administrative leave while the district determines whether proper procedures were followed.

02/10/2012

Jefferson Award Winner Kelly Steitz (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Helps Families With Special Needs Children

Two years ago, the AbleCloset was founded by San Carlos native Kelly Steitz. In donated warehouse space, Steitz lends more than 200 pieces of specialized pediatric equipment.

11/23/2011

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