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Movies, TV And Toys Draw Fans To Comic-Con

Movies, TV And Toys Draw Fans To Comic-Con

For pop-culture lovers – the self-professed geeks and nerds who delight in fantasy-inspired fun from anime to zombies – there is Comic-Con…

07/08/2012

Kirk Hammett of Metallica  (Photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/Getty Images)

Metallica’s Kirk Hammett Releasing Horror Book, Line of Toys

Serious Metallica fans know that being one of the world’s greatest guitarists isn’t the only thing Kirk Hammett does with his nights. He’s also a lifelong collector of horror memorabilia…

06/20/2012

A McDonald's Happy Meal. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

San Francisco Judge Tosses Lawsuit Targeting McDonald’s Happy Meals

A San Francisco judge has dismissed a proposed class-action lawsuit that sought to stop McDonald’s Corp. from using toys to market its meals to children in the Golden State.

04/05/2012

Larry Flynts Hustler Club in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Strip Clubs Donation To Toy Drive Moved After SFFD Chief Objects

A group of dancers from a number of San Francisco strip clubs presented a check for $20,000 to a local firefighters’ union Wednesday evening for its annual toy drive.

12/21/2011

(CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Many Parents Opting To Borrow, Rent Toys

New sites are popping up that allow parents to rent toys for their children, instead of buying them.

12/21/2011

(CBS)

Toys Urgently Needed For San Jose Party For Low-Income Kids

Thousands of children could walk away empty handed from a holiday party in San Jose Sunday if more toys cannot be collected quickly, organizers said Friday.

12/16/2011

(CBS)

Oakley Burglars Steal Toys, Food For Needy Kids

Burglars have stolen toys and food collected by an Oakley community foundation to help the needy during the holidays.

11/30/2011

(CBS)

New Tools Keep Kids Safe From Toxic Toys

The 2007 holiday season was one of frightened parents, and a lot of disappointed children. Millions of the hottest toys of the year were pulled from shelves because of high lead levels.

11/23/2011

Christmas gifts, presents, holiday

San Mateo Agency Issues Urgent Call For Holiday Toy Donations

The Samaritan House has issued an urgent call to the community for help in fulfilling the demand for toy donations for needy kids.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/17/2010

McDonalds Happy Meal. (AP)

McDonald’s Sued In San Francisco Court Over Toy Giveaways

A California mother of two and The Center for Science in the Public Interest are suing McDonald’s Corp. to get the fast-food chain to stop using toys to market meals to young children.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/15/2010

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