California To Pay Victims Of Forced, Coerced Sterilizations During 'Eugenics Movement'California is poised to approve reparations up to $25,000 to victims who were among the thousands of people — some as young as 13 — who decades ago were sterilized because state officials deemed them unfit to have children.
COVID: Masks, Social Distancing Slowed Spread Of Common Childhood IllnessesAll of the social distancing, handwashing and masking not only slowed down the prevalence of COVID-19 in kids, but also slowed down other childhood illnesses.
COVID: UCSF Expert Urges Return To In-Person Learning Citing Children's Mental Health, SuicidesWith two months to go before school restarts for the Fall semester, Dr. Monica Gandhi is urging lawmakers, public health officials, and school leaders to return to full in-person classes, citing mounting evidence that it harms children’s mental health and well-being.
Bayview Neighborhood Park $3.3M Makeover Includes Cool Kid's Play AreaShoreview Park on Lillian Court, in the city's Bayview neighborhood, underwent a $3.3 million makeover that includes a children's play area with synthetic turf and a custom skywalk that connects to a climbing net and 25-foot slide.
Talking COVID-19 Vaccinations With Your Kids; State's Top Health Officials Offer Some Advice Doctors Mark Ghaly and Erica Pan have led California's battle against COVID-19, but they both are also parents and on Saturday shared what they have been telling their children about the importance of getting vaccinated.
Bonta Among 44 Attorneys General Telling Facebook To Drop Instagram For Kids ProposalA bipartisan group of 44 attorneys general, including California Attorney General Rob Bonta, has written to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg urging him to drop company plans for a version of Instagram for children under the age of 13.
Kids Heading To Summer Camps; CDC Issues Updated Safety Recommendations -- Masks, Cohorts, Social DistancingWith the summer months approaching and COVID-19 restrictions easing, parents across the San Francisco Bay Area are considering summer camps for their children who have been forced to be home and attend school remotely for more than a year.
Stanford Medicine Launching COVID-19 Vaccine Study On Children 5 Years Old And UnderStanford medical researchers began administering Pfizer COVID-19 shots Wednesday to children ages 2-to-5 years old as part of a nationwide trial to determine the right dosage for the age group.
Unaccompanied Border Kids May Be Temporarily Housed At Camp RobertsThe federal government may house unaccompanied migrant children on a California Army National Guard base in central California, officials said.
Helping Children And Families Survive Tough Times Is Mission Of Oakland Man's Non-ProfitNever give up on any child or family has been the mission of an Oakland man’s non-profit organization for the last 36 years.
Asian American Attacks: A Guide For Parents Struggling To Explain Hate Crimes To Their ChildrenThe ongoing, nationwide attacks on the AAPI community are forcing Asian American parents into tense, complex discussions on race and racism within their immediate family.
COVID: Moderna Begins Testing Vaccine On ChildrenPharmaceutical company Moderna has begun its next phase to test the vaccine on children as young as 6 months old.
San Francisco Police Arrest Brentwood Suspect For 2 Sexual Assaults on Minors, Seek Additional VictimsPolice in San Francisco on Friday announced the arrest of a Brentwood man suspected in sexual assaults on least two children between the ages of 8 and 14 and asked the public for help finding possible additional victims.
COVID Learning: Bay Area Doctors Sign Letter Calling For California Schools To Reopen Feb. 1Thirty UCSF health care professionals - from infectious disease experts to adolescent health specialists - are calling for a reopening of California schools as early as February 1.
COVID Shutdown: SF Supe Asks Governor To Open Playgrounds Citing Overcrowding, Impact On KidsSupervisor Ahsha Safai wants Gov. Newsom to reconsider the closure of playgrounds in District 11, which has the largest population of children attending the San Francisco Unified School District.