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.



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.



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.



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.



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.


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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.


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.


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Milpitas Inmates Help Crank Out Christmas Toys

Inmates at the Elmwood Correctional Facility in Milpitas have been carving hundreds of wooden toys, from rocking horses to trucks to train whistles.


Barbie dolls. (AP)

Sacramento FBI Issues Alert For Barbie Doll With Video Camera

The FBI says it recently issued an alert about a popular Barbie doll with a hidden video camera that could be used to produce child pornography, but stressed that the toy has not been linked with any reported crimes.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–12/07/2010

McDonalds Happy Meal. (AP)

San Francisco Bans Toys In Fast Food Kids Meals

San Francisco is the first major American city to prohibit fast-food restaurants from including toys with children’s meals that don’t meet nutritional guidelines.

CBS San Francisco–11/09/2010




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