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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/14/2010

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 5–12/07/2010

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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San Francisco Supervisors Approve Fast Food Toy Ban

San Francisco lawmakers have approved legislation that they hope will force fast-food chains such as McDonald’s to make their children’s meals healthier or stop selling them with toys.

CBS San Francisco–11/02/2010

McDonalds Happy Meal. (AP)

San Francisco Supes Committee OKs Fast Food Toy Ban

An effort to force fast-food restaurants to make the meals they market to children healthier passed a San Francisco Board of Supervisors committee Monday.

CBS San Francisco–10/04/2010

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