Concord Pepper Spray Incident Leaves 25-30 People SickenedApproximately 25 to 30 people—infants, children and adults—at a popular indoor play space were sickened Saturday night by pepper spray in Concord.
Thera: New Virtual Reality Treatment Helps Kids Grappling With Mental IllnessThera is a new online virtual reality treatment is proving beneficial for kids grappling with mental illness.
Sonoma County Deputy Rescues Injured 6-Year-Old On Sea Ranch CliffA Sonoma County Sheriff's deputy made a dramatic rescue on the coast near Sea Ranch Wednesday morning, saving an injured six-year-old boy who had fallen onto rocks 20 feet below.
SF State Senator Introduces Bill Limiting Genitalia Surgery On Intersex ChildrenA new California proposal would bar doctors from performing surgery on children born with genitals that don't fit a single gender unless it's medically necessary or the child consents.
East Bay Library Won't Cancel Drag Queen Storytime Despite ComplaintsAn East Bay library is facing backlash over a children's event hosted by a drag queen that some parents say is inappropriate for youngsters.
Memos: Facebook Allowed 'Friendly Fraud' To Profit From KidsNewly released court documents reveal Facebook allowed children to ring up huge bills on digital games while the company rejected recommendations on addressing what it dubbed "friendly fraud."
New Study Confirms Screen Time Affects Brains Of ChildrenA study by the National Institute of Health confirms screen time directly impacts brain development in children.
Music For Minors II Celebrates 30 YearsMusic For Minors II has been enriching the lives of youngsters for thirty years.. Founder and Executive Director Carol Zilli talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about the program and the anniversary gala.
Study Says Children's Apps Targeting Young Kids With AdsConsumer groups are urging the federal government to investigate whether advertisers are taking unfair advantage of young kids using apps.
Instagram Says It Will Now Detect Bullying In PhotosThe company said it is starting to use new machine learning technology to proactively detect bullying in photos and captions.
Members Of Congress Question Google Over Kids' Privacy On YouTubeTwo members of Congress are calling on Google to address concerns that YouTube might violate children's privacy.
Smartphones At School Pose Global Dilemma For Teachers, ParentsAdults around the world are still trying to find way to curb and control children's use of smartphones, especially at school.
King Bio Expands Recall To All Water-Based Meds For Kids And AdultsIn a statement on the company's website on Aug. 27, King Bio announced that over 50 products were being voluntarily recalled over concerns of "water-purity issues."
Boy Hospitalized After Standing Up To Friend's Bullies, Reports SayA six-year-old in Washington state was hospitalized with a broken arm and badly injured eye after he was reportedly attacked by a group of children bullying his friend.
Teacher Punishes 10-Year-Old For Calling Her 'Ma'am,' Parents ClaimThe parents of a North Carolina boy are demanding answers after they say their child was punished for addressing his teacher as "ma'am."