Kids

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Bat-Wielding 13-Year-Old Called Hero For Foiling Burglar Who Walked Into Antioch Home

Police arrested a man after he allegedly entered a home Monday morning but fled when three kids and a dog inside the home startled him.

06/23/2015

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

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

Why I Declared Our Bedroom A Wireless-Free Zone #NewsMom

Why I Declared Our Bedroom A Wireless-Free Zone

While covering a story on cell phone radiation, reporter Julie Watts asks a personal aside: “How dangerous is it that I keep two cellphones and a wireless baby monitor in our bedroom where my child sleeps? ” The response prompted her to declare her bedroom wireless-free.

05/20/2015

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

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

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