Parents

Father talking the phone. (Thinkstock)

Your Cellphone May Be Hazardous To Your Child’s Mental Health

It seems we’re never without them these days. Cellphones call us, text us, email and entertain us. Now psychologists say parents and caregivers should put them down because cellphones may be hazardous to our children’s mental health.

07/14/2015

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

Vaccination (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

State Senate Approves Controversial School Vaccination Bill

The bill would prohibit parents from seeking vaccine exemptions for their children because of religious or personal beliefs. It is now headed to the Assembly.

05/14/2015

Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

$15 Minimum Wage, Expanded Benefits Approved For Facebook Contractors

The changes have already been put in place for cooks, janitors and security guards at the company’s Menlo Park headquarters.

05/13/2015

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley Students Notified Of Data Breach Involving Social Security Numbers, Bank Accounts

Students at UC Berkeley were being notified of a data breach that may have exposed social security numbers and other personal information Thursday, according to Cal Officials.

04/30/2015

The youth soccer park next to Levi's Stadium. (CBS)

49ers Pull $15M Offer For Fields After Youth Soccer Players Take Stand

The San Francisco 49ers have pulled their $15 million offer for soccer fields located next to the new Santa Clara stadium after youth soccer players showed up in force to a city council meeting to voice their opposition to a plan that could have left them without a place to play.

04/29/2015

Budweiser. (CBS)

Adults Hosting Underage Drinking Parties In Daly City Now Face Major Fines As Deterrent

Daly City joins Pacifica as the second city in San Mateo County to enact a social host ordinance. The new law allows police to cite adults for hosting parties with underage drinking.

04/28/2015

Antioch High School. (CBS)

Parents Alerted After Attempted Kidnapping At Antioch High School

School district officials issued a notice to parents about an attempted kidnapping at an Antioch high school Wednesday morning.

04/15/2015

The state capitol in Sacramento. (CBS)

Security Stepped Up At State Capitol After Vaccine Bill Author Receives Death Threats

Security has been stepped up at the state capitol Tuesday night after the author of a bill that would make it harder for parents to opt out of vaccinations for their children received death threats.

04/14/2015

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