He took a plea bargain later that year that called for a maximum eight-year prison sentence.
He faced a possible life sentence if convicted by a jury on all the felony counts.
I discovered the magic of Manzanita in 1996 when I was in Air Force flight training in Southern Oregon.
On the weekends,we would take the opportunity to explore the Pacific Northwest. We flew into the small airstrip at Nehalem State Park (south end of Manzanita) and walked into town. The beaches, the mountain, the sunset, the quaint town and all it had to offer were incredible. As with Manzanita, our home is unique and wonderful. It's perfect for a family vacation or a romantic getaway.
You look outside and feel like you are in the mountains and walk just minutes down the street to a gorgeous beach! This Manzanita vacation home has beautiful hardwood floors, high-end linens and a fully equipped kitchen.
Those documents had been turned over the District Attorney's Office, but it was unclear on how the psychologist failed to read them.
The revelations and change-of-opinion prompted Hoffman's Oakland-based attorney, Erik Babcock, to seek a mistrial and time to try to find a new expert.
Hoffman, then 27, was sentenced to prison in 2009 after now-retired Superior Court Judge James Ruggiero said the ex-teacher and former youth pastor abused his position of trust and confidence to take advantage of children.
In a 2008 psychological evaluation of Hoffman, psychologist David L.
The town of Manzanita with its unique shops and restaurants is close.