"Parents, beware: A complete lack of federal oversight of summer camps and what at best is a patchwork quilt of state and local oversight leave your kids more vulnerable than you probably think when you entrust them to the care of such camps."
"...Mr. Gottesman said he is pushing for a criminal
investigation to prevent another drowning. It was not
the first time a child had been pulled from the pool
and given CPR at the Athletic Club, which has been owned
by Richard Berti since 1989."
"The attorneys for the family of a 4-year-old
boy who drowned last year at a Goleta athletic club
are urging the state attorney general to launch a criminal
investigation, saying earlier probes by the Santa Barbara
Sheriff's Department and District Attorney's Office,
finding no criminal wrongdoing, were deeply flawed."
"The suit on Yoni's behalf names West Coast Athletic
Clubs, which owns Cathedral Oaks Athletic
Club, Santa Barbara Athletic Club and Club West, club
owners Richard Berti, Richard Ortale, Julie
Main and Jim Knell, and camp personnel who were on duty
at the time of the boy's death."