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July 21, 1990 | JOHN HURST and SHERYL STOLBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The foster home license of a Whittier couple has been revoked by an administrative law judge who ruled that the foster father had sexual intercourse with a 7-year-old girl in the home and that the foster mother was aware of the molestation, the state Department of Social Services said Friday.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 21, 1990 | JOHN HURST and SHERYL STOLBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The foster home license of a Whittier couple has been revoked by an administrative law judge who ruled that the foster father had sexual intercourse with a 7-year-old girl in the home and that the foster mother was aware of the molestation, the state Department of Social Services said Friday.
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July 20, 1990 | SHERYL STOLBERG and RICHARD SIMON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Robert L. Chaffee, the embattled head of the Los Angeles County Department for Children's Services, submitted his resignation Thursday under mounting criticism of his agency and pressure from the County Board of Supervisors. The decision came in the wake of disclosures that Chaffee and other top department officials had permitted two foster homes to remain in operation for several years after their investigators warned that parents there had physically and sexually abused children.
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July 20, 1990 | SHERYL STOLBERG and RICHARD SIMON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Robert L. Chaffee, the embattled head of the Los Angeles County Department for Children's Services, submitted his resignation Thursday under mounting criticism of his agency and pressure from the County Board of Supervisors. The decision came in the wake of disclosures that Chaffee and other top department officials had permitted two foster homes to remain in operation for several years after their investigators warned that parents there had physically and sexually abused children.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 3, 1990
A 24-hour toll free hot line designed to handle all child abuse and neglect reports made to Los Angeles County social workers began operating Monday, with officials predicting it will streamline procedures and shorten response times. "The county wants to know about child abuse so we can take the appropriate steps to protect the children," Supervisor Ed Edelman said at a news conference to promote the 1-800-540-4000 number.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 9, 1990 | JOHN HURST and JOHN KENDALL, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
State officials seized 15 filing cabinets full of county foster care records Friday while probing the alleged failure of the Los Angeles County Children's Services Department to protect foster children from molestation, abuse and neglect. Armed with an administrative subpoena and accompanied by two police officers, state officials supervised the loading of the green metal cabinets containing 3,000 case files onto a truck.
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