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