Health

Schools Report Pertussis Cases

| 4:43 PM

Two students potentially exposed other children and school staff to pertussis, also known as whooping cough, at two local schools, County Health and Human Services Agency officials said today.

Families

The Long Road Ahead

| 12:55 PM

This writer was permitted to follow Ruff because a Juvenile Dependency Court judge signed a court order allowing it in the interest of showing the public what taxpayer-funded Protective Services Workers do. However, child welfare laws protect children’s privacy and the confidentiality of their proceedings. So, after the 30-day court order expired, Ruff and Child Welfare Services were prohibited by law from discussing this case further.