Tuesday, November 5th: *Pretrial Conference Hearing for all (@ 8:30am PT) - CA - Gabriel Fernandez (8) (May 23, 2013, Lancaster) - Child Services personnel Patricia Clement, Stephanie Rodriguez, & supervisors Gregory Merritt, Kevin Bom charged (3/20/17) & arraigned (4/3/17) on one felony count child abuse & falsifying records. $1M bail for each; all posted bail on 4/7/16. Court information from 9/13/18 thru 6/13/19 reference post #673 here: CA - Gabriel Fernandez, 8, tortured to death, Palmdale, 22 May 2013 7/23/19 Update: Next for all further proceedings hearing on 9/9 & pretrial conference hearing on 11/5. 10/24/19 Update: Second District California Appellate Court heard arguments from lawyers whether the felony counts against four social workers will be dismissed, reduced or stand. If the case proceeds to trial and the defendants are convicted, they could face over 10 years in prison. The appellate court could also dismiss the charges or reduce them to misdemeanors. Pearl Fernandez (mom) & Isauro Aguirre were sentenced 6/7/18-Pearl life w/o parole, Isauro received the death penalty.