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Boy Catapulted Across Bedroom When Truck Slams Into Santa Rosa Home

Authorities say an 11-year-old Sonoma County boy is lucky to be alive after a pickup crashed into his bedroom, split his bed in half and catapulted him across the room and through a closet door.

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Arrest Made After Mom With 2 Kids Interrupt Burglary Inside Pleasant Hill Home

A mother, with her two children in tow, interrupted a burglary inside her home on Tuesday, leading to the eventual arrest of the burglar, police said Wednesday.

03/11/2015

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Mother Dies In Afternoon Oakland Shooting While Protecting Her Children

Police say a woman who was killed by gunfire Monday afternoon in West Oakland, was simply trying to get her young children to safety when she was shot in the head. The woman’s children were not hurt.

03/10/2015

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11-Year-Old Leukemic Girl With Life-Threatening Bone Marrow Transplant Making Others Smile From ICU

Myla Cunanan didn’t want any presents for her 11th birthday last month.

03/09/2015

93% of Pediatricians Say Parents Ask for Alternative Vaccination Schedules

The ‘Other’ Vaccination Debate – Alternative Vaccine Schedules

Julie Watts is the KPIX Consumer-Investigative reporter and mom. She offers her unique perspective on the issues facing Bay Area parents: As a #NewsMom, you better bet I bought the book and even took classes […]

03/05/2015

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Law Requiring California Parents To Vaccinate Their Children Likely To Pass

Last Thursday, a state law was introduced that would eliminate the “personal belief” exception to California’s vaccination law. Political analyst Melissa Griffin Caen has more on the proposed law.

02/23/2015

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San Francisco Joins Federal Lawsuit Alleging Website Prostitutes Underage Children

San Francisco has joined five other major U.S. cities in supporting a federal lawsuit against a prominent national website known for posting “escort” service advertisements and alleges they actually promote prostitution and the commercial sexual exploitation of children.

02/20/2015

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Bus Carrying 33 Oakland Students Gets Stuck On Highway 1 Near Muir Beach

A school bus with 33 students from Oakland got stuck in a sharp right-hand turn on state Highway 1 two miles north of Muir Beach Wednesday afternoon, CHP Officer Andrew Barclay said.

02/18/2015

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New Dr. Seuss Book To Be Published More Than 20 Years After His Death

More than 20 years after his death, there is still plenty of news about Dr. Seuss.

02/18/2015

Pope Francis delivers a speech during a meeting with youth of the diocese on July 5, 2014 in Castelpetroso, southern Italy, as part of his one day visit in the Molise region. (Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images)

Married And Don’t Want Kids? Pope Francis Says You’re Selfish

There’s no need to read between the lines of the latest comment hurled from the Vatican. Pope Francis called childless couples “selfish” Wednesday while speaking to his usual audience at St. Peter’s Square.

02/12/2015

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