abuse http://kalw.org en Initiative to educate kids on healthy relationships arrives at Oakland middle schools http://kalw.org/post/initiative-educate-kids-healthy-relationships-arrives-oakland-middle-schools <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s 7:</span>55am<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> at United for Success Middle School in Oakland’s </span>Fruitvale<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> district. Students are roaming the halls to avoid entering their classrooms. Talk of birthdays, high school classes, and juicy gossip are being shared in these last few minutes before first period.</span></p> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 00:05:55 +0000 Carmen Elster 28176 at http://kalw.org Initiative to educate kids on healthy relationships arrives at Oakland middle schools Sonoma Developmental Center under fire for patient abuse http://kalw.org/post/sonoma-developmental-center-under-fire-patient-abuse <p>The California Department of Health has issued a scathing report about a board-and-care home for people with disabilities in Sonoma County.</p><p>The Sonoma Developmental Center houses about 500 patients in the city of Eldridge. <em><a href="http://californiawatch.org/">California Watch</a></em> obtained a copy of the nearly 500 page document which details numerous citations of neglect and abuse by staff, including sexual abuse and violence, as well as lack of action on these cases by on-site law enforcement.</p> Thu, 23 Aug 2012 22:30:39 +0000 Hana Baba 15616 at http://kalw.org Sonoma Developmental Center under fire for patient abuse