Immigrant Goes From Troubled Home Life To Unlikely College StudentZipping around on a golf cart on a beautiful campus tucked away in wine country, Carlos Lunas Contreras was quite literally at home.
Former Sonoma Boys Center Counselor Sentenced For Sexual AbuseA former counselor and clinical director at the Hanna Boys Center in Sonoma was sentenced Tuesday in Sonoma County Superior Court to 21 years in prison for oral copulation with four underage boys.
Former Catholic Youth Counselor Pleads No Contest To Molesting Teen BoysA former counselor and clinical director at the Hanna Boys Center in Sonoma pleaded no contest Friday morning to oral copulation with four underage boys more than 10 years ago.
Civil Suit Alleges Hanna Boys Center Female Employee Had Sex With TeenA civil suit was filed Tuesday that alleges a female staff member at the Hanna Boys Center had sexual intercourse on several occasions last year with an underage boy at the residential treatment center in Sonoma for at-risk youth.
Former Hanna Boys Center Counselor Arrested For Sexual AssaultA Rohnert Park man has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a teenager who was housed at Hanna Boys Center in the Sonoma Valle
Escaping Gang Influence, Family Dysfunction; SoCal Student Excels In Bay AreaA teenager who once believed his future was a dead end is the top student in his class after a change of scenery from SoCal to the Bay Area.
Student Rising Above Overcomes Violent Childhood On Way To CollegeThe 2011 class of Bay Area Students Rising Above have often overcome family lives full of violence, neglect, drug abuse and poverty on their way to academic success. In the case of John Kennedy, he faced all of those obstacles while still caring for his younger siblings.