Children

Skin of a patient after 3 days of measles infection. (CDC)

PHOTOS: Children Infected With Measles

WARNING: Some of these photos might be unsuitable for children. Viewing discretion is advised.

01/30/2015

Fake-Looking Real Gun

Real Guns Built To Look Like Cute Toys Are Putting Children, Police Officers At Risk

Guns with bright colors and cute characters. It’s prompting one Bay Area police department to sound the alarm about firearms deliberately made to look like toys, putting children and police officers at risk.

01/27/2015

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Concord Elementary School Teacher With 2 Young Kids Likely Facing Life In Prison For Touching Male Students

A Concord elementary school teacher was convicted of 19 counts of child molestation today for touching his male students’ bare chests in his classes and other inappropriate touching.

01/27/2015

Police sketch of suspect who exposed himself to kids playing in San Mateo. (SMPD)

Police Release Sketch Of Man Who Exposed Himself, Proposed Sex Act To Kids In San Mateo

The man asked the children if they knew someone who lived nearby and showed them a photo. Two of the children noticed he was exposing his penis. Those two children fled. Then he asked the third child for a sexual act. The girl refused and ran home.

01/17/2015

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Facebook To Send Amber Alerts

Facebook users in the U.S. will soon receive Amber Alerts to help find missing children who may be located near them.

01/13/2015

Lefty O'Doul's (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Lefty O’Doul’s Collects, Distributes 15,000 Toys To San Francisco Children

A San Francisco restaurant has collected 15,000 toys in the last two days, and managed to distribute nearly all of them to the city’s neediest children in the same time frame.

12/25/2014

Last Minute Christmas Toy Drive At SF’s Lefty O’Doul’s Collects More Than 10,000 Gifts

A San Francisco restaurant successfully collected more than 10,000 toys Wednesday in a Christmas Eve toy drive intended to bring toys to the city’s neediest children.

12/24/2014

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SF Company Encourages Kids To Steal Parents’ Guns And Bring Them To School

A San Francisco-based production company is under fire for a controversial anti-gun PSA encouraging children to steal their parents’ guns and turn them in at school.

12/23/2014

Galileo High School has 140 homeless kids that the district knows about (galileoweb.org)

How Bay Area School Districts Are Coping With The Growing Number Of Homeless Students

More than 20,000 Bay Area schoolchildren are learning tough life lessons beyond the classroom because they are homeless. So just how are local school districts coping with this record number of homeless students?

12/18/2014

Brittney Nance helps her daughter Izabella, 7, with homework as Henry Nance, 5, and Lillie Nance, 2, play on the bed in their motel room at the Old Town Inn March 5, 2009 in West Sacramento, California. Brittney and her family were evicted from the house they were renting after her husband, Steve Nance, lost his job. The couple and their three children are living in a budget motel while they save enough money for deposit on a new rental home, but are finding it difficult as they pay nearly $1200 a month for the motel room. All five live in a small studio sized room with most of their belongings. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

20,000 Homeless Bay Area Schoolchildren – How Did We Get Here?

Soaring housing costs in the Bay Area and worsening domestic violence are just part of what are driving the increase in family homelessness.

12/17/2014

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