Kids

Bessie Carmichael School in San Francisco's SoMa. (photo credit: Doug Sovern)

Number Of Homeless Children In Bay Area Reaches All-Time High

Despite years of trying to end homelessness, the number of homeless children in California, and the Bay Area, is at an all-time high.

12/15/2014

Citrus Lane (Photo Credit: Citrus Lane)

Gift Guides: The Best Subscription-Based Gift Ideas

Whether you procrastinated gift shopping or have simply exhausted your list of gift ideas, here are some of the best subscription-based services to give as gifts to friends, family and loved ones this holiday season.

12/11/2014

Children wait in line to attend the Los Angeles Mission and Anne Douglas Center's Thanksgiving meal for the homeless, in Downtown Los Angeles, California on November 24, 2010. (GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Number Of Homeless Children In U.S. At All-Time High; California Among Worst States

The number of homeless children in the U.S. has surged in recent years to an all-time high, amounting to one child in every 30, according to a comprehensive state-by-state report that blames the nation’s high poverty rate, the lack of affordable housing and the impacts of pervasive domestic violence.

11/17/2014

Zak Williams, son of Robin Williams, throws out the ceremonial first pitch as Zelda and Cody Williams look on before Game Five of the 2014 World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals at AT&T Park on October 26, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Robin Williams Reportedly Leaves $50 Million Estate To Kids, Widow

The estate of Marin resident Robin Williams will be split between his three children and his third wife, Susan Schneider, according to the London Daily Mail.

11/12/2014

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An Uber For Kids? Shuddle Is San Francisco’s New Ride-Sharing Service For Families

The bane of many parents’ existence is chauffeuring their kids to and from soccer practices, school and play dates. Now, one San Francisco start-up wants to banish some of those transportation headaches.

11/07/2014

The 'heat map' shows some of the best neighborhoods in the Bay Area for trick-or-treating. (Source: Next Door)

Heat Map Shows Best Bay Area Neighborhoods For Trick-Or-Treating

Trick-or-treaters will have some high-tech tools to help them find the best ‘hoods in the Bay Area for candy and snacks.

10/29/2014

Classroom

Race For State Schools’ Chief Is One Of California’s Closest

The closest statewide race on the November ballot could be one between two Democrats who are running for a non-partisan job. It’s the battle between State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson and challenger Marshall Tuck.

10/27/2014

Fresh Lemonade

North Bay Kids Sell Lemonade, Cookies To Help Bay Area Families

Grade-schoolers in the North Bay banded together to raise money for charity in a very childlike way: selling lemonade and cookies.

10/26/2014

Children play soccer on the Caldecott Soccer Field in Oakland. (CBS)

Gopher Holes Causing Hazard For Children Playing On Oakland Soccer Field

Gopher holes are getting in the way of soccer games on an Oakland field and creating hazards for children trying to play there.

10/05/2014

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Medi-Cal Starts Covering Autism Therapy For Thousands Of Poor Children

Children enrolled in Medi-Cal are now eligible to receive treatment for autism spectrum disorders in an effort to level the playing field for kids from families unable to afford the expensive therapy.

09/18/2014

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