Big Convention Pulls Out Of San Francisco, Citing Unsafe StreetsA huge medical convention has cancelled plans to meet in San Francisco, saying its members don't feel safe on the streets.
Neighbors of Joshua Tree Couple Charged with Child Abuse Saw No NeglectFriends of a Southern California couple charged with child abuse say the pair was extremely poor and too proud to accept charity but were attentive parents who didn't show signs neglecting their children.
Southern California Couple Arrested for Child Cruelty, Living in SqualorA Southern California couple was arrested on suspicion of child cruelty after deputies found them living in a cramped and filthy desert shack with their three kids and dozens of cats.
Salinas Women Convicted Of Starving, Beating, Torturing 3 Children Will Spend The Rest Of Their Lives In PrisonChristian DeAnda received the maximum sentence of life in prison for committing torture, plus 13 years for child abuse. Her partner, Eraca Craig was sentenced to 11 years in state prison for child abuse.
Richmond Housing Residents Share Horror Stories, Slam Lack Of MaintenanceWhile Richmond’s Housing Authority tries to make a turnaround after years of financial issues and mismanagement, the poor it’s supposed to help are instead living in filth. Residents are furious and federal government could take over.
SF Tenderloin Hotel Owner Sued Over Squalor, Gang UseThe San Francisco city attorney has filed a lawsuit against a Tenderloin District hotel owner, claiming the building is riddled with bed bugs and is the base of operations for a street gang.
Abused Dogs Found Living In Filth; Salinas Woman ArrestedA woman was taken to jail on Saturday after Salinas police found a group of severely abused dogs inside the suspect’s home, which was in such an unhealthy living state that it was condemned, police reported.