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Real Guns Built To Look Like Cute Toys Are Putting Children, Police Officers At Risk

Guns with bright colors and cute characters. It’s prompting one Bay Area police department to sound the alarm about firearms deliberately made to look like toys, putting children and police officers at risk.

01/27/2015

Lefty O'Doul's (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Lefty O’Doul’s Collects, Distributes 15,000 Toys To San Francisco Children

A San Francisco restaurant has collected 15,000 toys in the last two days, and managed to distribute nearly all of them to the city’s neediest children in the same time frame.

12/25/2014

Last Minute Christmas Toy Drive At SF’s Lefty O’Doul’s Collects More Than 10,000 Gifts

A San Francisco restaurant successfully collected more than 10,000 toys Wednesday in a Christmas Eve toy drive intended to bring toys to the city’s neediest children.

12/24/2014

Glide Memorial Church is partnering with Lefty O'Douls in San Francisco on a toy drive for the needy. (photo credit: Curtis Kim)

SF’s Mayor Lee Kicks Off Lefty O’Doul’s 14th Annual Toy Drive With Glide Memorial Church

It may be the day before Thanksgiving, but instead of turkeys, toys are on the minds of some San Francisco dignitaries. Mayor Lee talked up Glide Memorial Church’s involvement for the 14th annual Lefty O’Douls Toy Drive.

11/26/2014

Ouija board

‘Ouija Board’ Makes List Of Top 5 Toys Getting Googled This Holiday Season

What’s are the most popular items on the wish list for Santa this year? If Google research is any indication, some of the top toys this season will be familiar favorites from a generation ago.

11/26/2014

2014's Hottest Gifts And Toys

Mountain View Library Encouraging Adults To Play With Legos On Their Lunch Breaks

Adults will get to play like kids on their lunch break in the Mountain View library next month.

11/20/2014

Air Storm Firetek Bow

Consumer Watchdog Releases List Of 10 Most Unsafe Toys In Time For Holidays

As we get closer to the season of giving gifts, a consumer watchdog group has released its annual list of the 10 most unsafe toys. Did any of these toys make your child’s wish list?

11/19/2014

Little green army men, plastic soldiers

Little Green Army Men Storm Into National Toy Hall Of Fame Along With Rubik’s Cube, Bubbles

It’s mission accomplished for little green army men. The molded plastic must-haves for generations of pretend soldiers were inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame on Thursday, along with the 1980s stumper Rubik’s Cube, and bubbles.

11/06/2014

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Toy Guns Required To Be Brightly Colored Under New California Law

Governor Jerry Brown signed a first of its kind law aimed at toy guns in the wake of a fatal police shooting in Santa Rosa where a Sheriff’s Deputy mistook a replica firearm for a real assault rifle.

09/30/2014

A child holds a plastic toy gun. (Mayela Lopez/AFP/Getty Images)

Bill Requiring Toy Guns To Be Brightly-Colored Passes California Assembly, Spurred By Andy Lopez Shooting

The state Assembly approved legislation on Tuesday that would require certain replica guns to be sold in bright colors or transparent to avoid deadly mix-ups with police officers.

08/27/2014

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