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Childcare

A mom talks about her experience at NextKids. (CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Center Helps Working Moms Find Balance

Finding reliable and affordable childcare is a big challenge for moms and dads, especially in the Bay Area. A new San Francisco business called NextKids has begun offering parents a possible solution by providing both work space and kid care.

07/25/2013

Stephanie Newbrough, who operated Stephanie's Day Care in Milpitas, was shut down on April 30, 2013 after allegations of child abuse. (pandpsitters.com / CBS)

Milpitas Daycare Closed Over Alleged Abuse Of Infant Boy

A longtime Milpitas childcare facility has shut down and the owner’s childcare license suspended due to alleged mistreatment of a boy there, according to the California Department of Social Services.

05/10/2013

Children's toys inside a shuttered daycare center. (John Moore/Getty Images)

Researchers Find High Formaldehyde Levels At Bay Area Day Care Centers

UC Berkeley researchers have recorded high levels of the carcinogen formaldehyde at dozens of Northern California day care facilities.

10/25/2012

(AP)

California Legislation Could Provide Benefits For Babysitters

Legislation known as the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights could force California parents to provide benefits for childcare workers.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/31/2011

(AP)

Muni To Begin Charging Workers For Parking

Muni officials voted unanimously on Wednesday to write $55 tickets to employees caught parking in an MTA lot without an $80 a month permit.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/02/2011

Parking ticket

San Francisco Nanny Parking Proposal Moves Ahead

The city’s transportation authority agreed Tuesday to move forward with a plan to issue special street parking permits to nannies, after local parents said current parking restrictions pose a safety risk to kids.

CBS San Francisco–02/01/2011

Parking ticket

San Francisco Considers Parking Permits For Nannies

San Francisco’s tightly regulated residential parking permits may soon be available to childcare providers, thanks to a group of local parents who say nanny parking is a safety issue for kids.

CBS San Francisco–01/29/2011

(AP)

California Subsidies For Low-Income Childcare Restored

The state has the money to keep offering subsidies to help low-income families pay for childcare, Assembly Speaker John Perez said Friday.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/14/2011

(AP)

Judge Temporarily Delays Funding Cuts For CalWORKS

Funding cuts that were scheduled to go in effect Monday to a state program that provides child care assistance to low-income families have been at least temporarily delayed.

CBS San Francisco–10/29/2010

Oakland Childcare Centers May Be Closing

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) _ Oakland school officials are trying to find funding to keep seven day care centers open.

08/27/2010