Girl Scouts

(CBS)

Oakland’s ‘Radical Brownies’ Pick 3 Possible Names That Won’t Conflict With Girl Scouts’ Trademark

After KPIX 5’s report about the Radical Brownies troop in Oakland that awards merit badges featuring a “Black Power” symbol for marching in #BlackLivesMatter movements, the Girl Scouts got involved, helping the politically-minded troop pick a more trademark friendly name.

03/26/2015

A meeting of the 'Radical Brownies' in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland’s ‘Radical Brownies’ Troop To Change Name After Getting A Call From The Girl Scouts

The “Radical Brownies,” a troop of Oakland girls focused on social justice issues, announced they would change their name following a notice from the Girl Scouts.

02/24/2015

Cody Gintz was identified as a suspect in the theft of a girl scout's money box in San Jose. (Source: Bay City News)

10-Year-Old Girl Scout Selling Cookies Robbed; Suspect Arrested After She Records License Plate

Police say a quick-thinking 10-year-old Girl Scout wearing her badge for cleverness recorded the license plate number of a man who swiped her money box from outside a supermarket in San Jose Sunday afternoon.

02/22/2015

A meeting of the 'Radical Brownies' in Oakland. (CBS)

Young Oakland Girls Called ‘Radical Brownies’ Learn Social Justice Instead Of Selling Cookies

After the recent Black Lives Matter protests, there is a new brownie troop in Oakland. Instead of selling cookies, they are spreading a message.

02/10/2015

Girl Scouts sell cookies as a winter storm moves in on February 8, 2013 in New York City. The scouts did brisk business, setting up shop in locations around Midtown Manhattan on National Girl Scout Cookie Day. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Girl Scouts Go Digital; Mobile App, Websites To Sell Cookies For Home Delivery

For the first time since sales began nearly 100 years, Girl Scouts of the USA will allow its young go-getters to push their wares using a mobile app or personalized websites.

12/01/2014

Girl Scouts sell cookies as a winter storm moves in on February 8, 2013 in New York City. The scouts did brisk business, setting up shop in locations around Midtown Manhattan on National Girl Scout Cookie Day. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Girl Scouts Wisely Selling Cookies In Front Of SF Marijuana Dispensaries

Inside the Green Cross medical marijuana dispensary, Girl Scout cookies are one of the most popular types of pot for sale. Now, the real ones are also being sold outside.

02/20/2014

A street performer called "Evil Elmo" seen in San Francisco. (CBS)

Ex-SF Street Performer ‘Evil Elmo’ Charged In Girl Scouts Scam

A homeless man with a history of playing an evil version of the “Sesame Street” character Elmo from coast to coast, including San Francisco, was charged Wednesday with trying to extort $2 million from the Girl Scouts.

06/05/2013

Tech Report: Girl Scouts Go High-Tech To Sell Cookies

Tech Report: Girl Scouts Go High-Tech To Sell Cookies

The Girl Scouts have left their old-fashioned ways behind, as they are now accepting credit cards to pay for those Thin Mints and Samoas.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/25/2011