Children

A child is loaded onto an ambulance outside the Antioch Water Park, June 18, 2015. (CBS)

40 People, Mostly Children Sickened After Possible Chemical Exposure At Antioch Water Park

About 40 people, mostly children, fell ill Thursday afternoon due to a possible chemical exposure at an East Bay water park.

06/18/2015

Edgar Covarrubias, an employee and resident of the Walden West Science Camp near Saratoga. (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

Molestation Suspect Exaggerated Job History; South Bay Science Camp For Kids Failed To Reference Check

Edgar Covarrubias-Padilla, the former camp counselor at Walden West in Santa Clara County, appears to have exaggerated his job history in order to with kids at the popular science camp.

06/15/2015

San Francisco County Jail. (CBS)

New Policy Lets Kids As Young As 16 Make Solo Visits To Parents, Siblings In SF Jail

Children as young as 16 with parents or siblings in jail will be able to make solo visits under policies enacted Monday by the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department.

06/09/2015

Hand holding cigarette (Getty Images)

Bill To Raise Smoking Age To 21 Clears California Senate

California lawmakers are pushing forward a bill to raise the legal age to buy cigarettes from 18 to 21.

06/02/2015

Edgar Covarrubias, an employee and resident of the Walden West Science Camp near Saratoga. (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

South Bay Inmate-Work Agreement Terminated Following Science Camp Employee’s Arrest On Child Porn Charges

An inmate work agreement in place for 25 years in Silicon Valley has been terminated following the high-profile arrest of a science-camp supervisor on child pornography charges.

06/02/2015

Medi-cal

California A Step Closer To Extending Health Care For Illegal Immigrant Children

The California Senate has approved legislation that would make the state the first in the nation to extend health coverage to children who are in the country illegally.

06/02/2015

Children playing at school. (CBS)

California Summer Camps Running Without Licenses?

The camps taking in children this summer may not be regulated by the state, or even have a license in California.

06/01/2015

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City Of Davis Mandates Water, Milk As Default Drink In Kids’ Meals To Fight Obesity

A Northern California city says it’s taking a stand against obesity, by making milk or water the default drink in kids’ meals.

05/27/2015

Edgar Covarrubias, an employee and resident of the Walden West Science Camp near Saratoga. (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

South Bay Camp Child Molestation Suspect Known As ‘Papa Bear’ Investigated By Feds For Months, Had Deportation Amnesty

The Santa Clara County science camp counselor charged with child molestation had been the focus of a federal investigation into child exploitation months before his arrest – and was able to kept his work permit issued through a program for immigrants brought illegally into the country despite the probe.

05/22/2015

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