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Calif. Court Upholds Mother's Right To Spank DaughterA California court has sided with a mother who was placed on a state child abuse database after spanking her 12-year-old daughter.
Former Families First Employee Sues Embattled Davis Group HomeHe claims the group home told him he was actually being let go after improperly blocking an assault from a student. He says there was no investigation.
Department of Social Services Seeks To Revoke Davis Group Home’s LicenseThe Davis group home where two teens allegedly raped an 11-year-old girl is now faced with the possibility of losing its license.
Police Investigating Sexual Assault Of Girl Living At Davis Treatment CenterPolice are investigating the sexual assault of a young girl residing at a juvenile treatment center in Davis.
Loomis Caregiver Who Served Wild Mushrooms Barred For Life By StateThe caregiver who served poisonous mushrooms to residents at a senior care facility in Loomis, resulting in four deaths, has been barred for life by the Department of Social Services from working in any state-licensed community care facility.
Lotto Loophole Allows Ticket Purchases With EBT CardsA loophole allows EBT cardholders to buy lottery tickets with one swipe.
Welfare Recipients' Children Being Forced To Make Parents' PaymentsA debt demand from the state is raising eyebrows. At issue: the state has been recouping overpayments it made to welfare recipients, but officials are going after their kids to get those paybacks.
State Seeks To Close Sacramento Montessori SchoolState authorities want to shut down a popular Sacramento Montessori school because there are too many kids and children are sometimes unsupervised, according to complaints from the Department of Social Services.
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