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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

A screenshot of the YouTube Kids app download page. (CBS)

Google Taking More Heat From Consumer Groups Over YouTube Kids App

Google is taking more heat from consumer groups over its new YouTube Kids’ app who claim the content intended for toddlers is full of disturbing videos meant for mature audiences.

05/19/2015

What is this wet stuff falling from the sky? This California toddler tried to taste his first drop of rain. (CBS)

Drought So Bad This California Kid Has Never Seen Rain

Should you touch it? Eat it? Run from it? Some of California’s youngest children have no idea what rain is.

05/16/2015

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San Francisco Political Consultant With Ties To Mayor Lee Arrested On Child Pornography Charges

Officers say they found prominent San Francisco political consultant, Enrique Pearce, in possession of more than 600 images of people under 18 engaged in sexual conduct and arrested him Thursday.

05/08/2015

Two women were attacked on this path near the San Rafael Target store. (CBS)

2 Moms With Strollers Attacked On Popular San Rafael Trail; Predator Warning Issued

San Rafael police are warning the public that a violent sexual predator may be in the area after two recent attacks on women in the city.

05/08/2015

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CDC: Nearly 1 In 3 Women Space Their Pregnancies Too Close Together

For U.S. moms, the typical time between pregnancies is about 2½ years but nearly a third of women space their children too close, a government study shows.

04/16/2015

JULY 22: Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., is interviewed by Roll Call in her Cannon Building office, July 22, 2014. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Congresswoman Speier Urging All States To Ban Gay Conversion Therapy

Congresswoman Jackie Speier has introduced legislation calling on states to ban conversion therapy for children. California is one of only two states that bans the practice.

04/14/2015

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Boys, 3 And 5, Drown After ATV Crash In Placer County

Authorities say two small boys, ages five and three, drowned after the child-sized all-terrain vehicle they were riding crashed into a pond in rural Placer County.

04/14/2015

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YouTube’s New Kids Mobile App Criticized Over Ads Featuring Children’s Products

The new YouTube Kids mobile app targets young children with unfair and deceptive advertising and should be investigated, a group of consumer advocates told the Federal Trade Commission in a letter Tuesday.

04/08/2015

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