Yesterday the news was shocking. A convicted child predator was caught on tape at a Borders bookstore in Arcadia, stalking a 5 year old girl and attempting to touch her and inappropriately rub up against her in full view of other shoppers. The girl's father caught on and the whole scene is caught on tape (click here for a CBS video report and crime scene video footage).
Closer to home, on Thursday it was announced that a maintenance worker at Oaks Christian School in Thousand Oaks was arrested for allegedly videotaping girls in the locker room. Click here for the Ventura County Star story.
Two weeks ago a Moorpark bus driver was arrested for suspicion of molesting a boy with autism.
Last month a former Ventura elementary school teacher was sent to jail for molesting an 8 year old boy for 2 years.
Always be aware of your surroundings and where your kids are and who are with your kids. Here are a couple of websites that provide a database of sex offenders by area (one of these sites was used by the father seen in the Arcadia video going after the sex offender after he realized what was happening to his daughter, which led to the arrest of the pervert).