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Susie Ko

Hundreds Gather At Funeral For Slain Hercules Teacher

Hundreds of mourners packed a church in Rodeo Friday morning to celebrate the life of retired teacher Susie Ko, 55, who was violently stabbed to death in her Hercules home earlier this month.


James Izumizaki.  (Source: Facebook)

Albany Police Chief Defends Probe Of Teacher Who Committed Suicide

Albany’s police chief is defending the way his department handled its investigation into a teacher who was arrested on suspicion of molestation but committed suicide before he was charged with a crime.



San Jose Principal’s Notes Detail Teacher’s Bizarre Alleged Sexual Assaults

A principal’s notes show a San Jose teacher charged with molesting kids in class blindfolded a second-grade girl and put something in her mouth.


James Izumizaki.  (Source: Facebook)

No Molestation Charges Filed Against Albany Teacher; Investigation Continues

A sixth-grade teacher at Albany Middle School who was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of performing a lewd act with a child under 14 hasn’t been charged because the case remains under investigation.


James Izumizaki.  (Source: Facebook)

Albany 6th Grade Teacher Arrested On Suspicion Of Lewd Act With Child

A sixth-grade teacher was arrested Wednesday morning in Albany on suspicion of performing a lewd act with a child under 14, police said.


Sherman Elementary School in San Francisco. (CBS)

Parents Outraged After Allegedly Abusive Teacher Transferred To SF Class

A San Francisco teacher who was twice accused of physical abuse is starting the new school year in a new classroom, and some parents are not pleased.


Jefferson Award winner Betty Ewing (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winning Chef Helps Students Gain Seasoning In Restaurant Industry

Who knew that school districts and restaurants made such a perfect pairing? Jefferson Award winner Betty Ewing, a Bay Area chef and high school teacher, sure did. By creating a partnership between the two, she has come up with a recipe that is changing the lives of teenagers.


18-year-old student Jordan Powers looks on as former teacher, 41-year-old James Hooker answers a reporter's question. (Modesto Bee)

Modesto Teenager Back Together With Teacher Charged In Sex Assault

An 18-year-old Modesto high school student is back together with her former boyfriend and 41-year-old teacher, days after his arrest on charges of sexual assault against another underage student in 1998.


Booking photo of former teacher James Hooker. (Modesto Police)

Fresno Mom Of Alleged Teacher Sex Abuse Victim Speaks Out

The mother of an alleged victim of former Modesto high school teacher James Hooker spoke out against him on Tuesday night and said she hopes her daughter’s actions help put a stop to him.


Aldrin Jayson Nicolas, a choir teacher at Salinas High School, is accused of recording girls in a hotel bathroom during a field trip. (Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office)

San Jose Choir Teacher Accused Of Spying On Teen Girls In Bathroom

A Salinas High School teacher working for a San Jose choir has been arrested for allegedly trying to spy on teenage girls during a field trip.