Kids

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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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

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

Google’s YouTube Kids App Accused Of Targeting Children With Ads; Consumer Groups File Claim

Google launched YouTube Kids, their kid-friendly app, in February to much fanfare, but consumer and child advocacy groups are now filing a complaint against the app with the Federal Trade Commission, claiming they illegally target kids with ads.

04/07/2015

Easter eggs.

Kids Left Crying, Parents Angry After Massive Egg-Hunt Near Sacramento Capitol

An attempt to hold the world’s biggest Easter Egg Hunt in Sacramento failed to qualify for the Guinness Book of World Records, and was not a hit with everyone.

04/05/2015

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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

School Bus

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

Children playing at school. (CBS)

Berkeley’s Measles Ultimatum: 21-Day Quarantine For Unvaccinated Kids If Outbreak Spreads

With the measles outbreak spreading fast, Berkeley has issued an ultimatum for parents who refuse to vaccinate their children.

02/02/2015

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Marin Family Whose Leukemic Child Can’t Vaccinate Asks School To Require Immunization

A six-year-old boy in Marin County who’s been fighting cancer most of his life is facing a new threat to his health his family says he shouldn’t have to worry about. 

01/28/2015

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Can Yoga Turn Around East Palo Alto Schools’ Drop-Out Rate?

A school district in a low-income area of East Palo Alto is hoping to lower dropout rates by launching a health and wellness program that includes yoga.

01/21/2015

4 Shot Dead In S.F. Hayes Valley

San Francisco Supervisor Calls On African American Community To Turn In Their Kids If They’re Involved In Gun Violence

London Breed said many in the community know what is going on, and who is committing crimes, but refuse to get involved because they come from a culture of not snitching.

01/21/2015

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