Department of Social Services

Auburn preschool could lose license over child’s walkaway

The state Department of Social Services has initiated action to have a North Auburn preschool’s license revoked because of a walkaway from the facility by a 6-year-old boy. ...

Victim count rises to four in alleged daycare abuse scandal

Two more victims have been added to the list of children allegedly abused by a 14-year-old boy at an Auburn daycare. The Placer County Sheriff's Office is continuing to investigate ...

State employee furloughs need oversight

Some state employees’ departments or divisions are 100 percent funded by the federal government — i.e. the Disability Determination Service Division and the Department of Socia ...