Lancaster And Palmdale Officials At Odds Over Proposed Billion Dollar Power PlantLancaster Vice-Mayor Marvin Crist held a forum in the city on Wednesday, when residents gathered to debate the project.
Blue Ribbon Commission Determined To Fix Problems Plaguing DCFS At First MeetingThe panel was created after the deaths of several children in the care of L.A. County.
Memorial Service Held For Palmdale Boy, 8, Who Died From Suspected AbuseFamily and friends of an 8-year-old Palmdale boy investigators say was beaten to death by his mother's boyfriend gathered Wednesday evening at an emotional memorial service in Sylmar.
DCFS Details Prior Allegations Of Abuse In Case Of Deceased 8-Year-Old Palmdale BoyGabriel Fernandez had suffered a skull fracture, several broken ribs and severe burn marks over various spots of his body before he was hospitalized last month, according to the LA County Sheriff’s Department.
DCFS Director Says He Needs A Lot More Social Workers Gabriel Fernandez died after documents showed at least six complaints of child abuse and brutality were filed with Los Angeles County DCFS.
Mother, Boyfriend Arrested After Boy, 8, Suffers Skull Fracture In Suspected Child Abuse CaseThe boy's mother, 29-year-old Pearl Fernandez, and her boyfriend, 33-year-old Isauro Aguirre, were arrested Thursday after police say they beat the child so badly inside their Palmdale apartment that he is now in critical condition.