Woman Leaves Corporate World To Lift Up Foster Youth Through Non-ProfitNationwide data show foster children are far less likely than their peers to go to college, and about half of them become homeless within a year and a half of living on their own. But a Bay Area woman is helping foster youth soar.
Father-Son Duo Arrested For Allegedly Sexually Abusing Foster ChildrenA father and son were arrested earlier this month for allegedly sexually abusing several children under their foster care, according to the Antioch Police Department.
Woman Accused Of Adopting, Torturing Children Appears In CourtAn El Dorado County woman has been accused of torturing her adoptive foster children for years.
Weak Law Enforcement Leaves Foster Children At RiskFoster homes are supposed to provide temporary safe living arrangements for children who can't stay safely with their own parents but often the children end up at even more risk.
Ohio Family With 5 Kids Adopts 6 Foster SiblingsSix siblings who wanted to remain together have gotten their wish, thanks to their adoption by an Ohio couple with five biological children.
San Jose Couple Honored After Fostering Over 80 ChildrenA San Jose family that has fostered more than 80 children over eight years is being honored by the county.
Former Foster Kids Suing Santa Rosa Children's Home For Alleged AbusesThe allegations against Moon Children's Home include children being strip-searched and locked in their rooms.
California Schools Get Billions To Track, Boost Foster Children's PerformanceCalifornia is embarking on a first-of-its-kind attempt to improve the academic lives of foster youth by giving schools more money to meet their special learning and emotional needs and holding educators and administrators accountable.
Marin County Needs Foster Parents Over Christmas Break In Marin County, the department of health and human services are looking for people willing to become foster parents, especially for teens transitioning into adulthood.
Oakland Hotels Once Plagued By Prostitution To Get New ManagementChanges are underway at two Oakland hotels known for sex trafficking and child prostitution and the city attorney is ready for a fresh start.
North Bay Foster Parents Turn Underachievers Into ScholarsRoy and Claudia Asprer have taken in 90 foster children over the last 15 years. The dozen or so older teenagers they took in thrived and have gone to college.
Jefferson Award Winner Assists North Bay Foster FamiliesLinda Gregory found joy in becoming a foster parent, and purpose in helping families like hers. Gregory and her husband became foster parents to little Eddie when he was just 10 months old.
Father Claims Kids Sexually Assaulted By Sex Offender Living In Foster HomeThe father of three children has sued Sacramento County’s child protective services agency, claiming the kids were sexually assaulted by a registered sex offender who was living at their grandmother’s house.