Donations Sparse For Richmond Fire Department's Annual Holiday Toy DriveDue to a donation shortage in the Richmond Fire Department's annual holiday toy drive, this could first year ever that the department can't donate to each family that's made a request for help.
Students Return To Union City School Where Deadly Parking Lot Shooting HappenedMonday was the first day back at a Union City Elementary School where two young boys were fatally shot early on a recent Saturday morning as they sat in a van in the school parking lot.
Accidents Involving Children Near Alameda Schools Have Parents Demanding ActionThe school year is off to dangerous start for students in Alameda with an alarming number of children getting hit by cars while walking to and from school.
Healthy-ish Halloween Treats From Haute Bar Lifestyle Guru Heather SmithLifestyle guru Heather Smith from HauteBar.com shows Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego some health-ish Halloween hacks to keep kids from going overboard with all the sugar and candy.
California Schools May Allow Medical Cannabis On Campuses Under New LawCalifornia schools will get to decide if parents can administer medical marijuana to their children on school campuses.
California Could Tighten Social Media Rules For ChildrenCalifornia is considering tightening the rules for children under 13 using social media.
YouTube To Pay $170M Fine After Violating Kids' Privacy LawGoogle's video site YouTube has been fined $170 million to settle allegations it collected children's personal data without their parents' consent.
Bureaucratic Red Tape Slows Repair Of Berkeley Children's Playground To Snail's PaceA playground in Berkeley was crushed by a fallen tree back in February. Now, still unrepaired, some are calling it a “monument to bureaucracy.”
California Among 19 States Suing Trump Administration Over Rollback Of Child Immigrant ProtectionsNineteen states are suing over the Trump administration's effort to alter a federal agreement that limits how long immigrant children can be kept in detention.
Talking To Your Kids About Mass Shootings; Pediatric Mental Health Expert Offers HelpWith the number of mass shootings that have taken place in America, children exposed to these horrors can easily and expectedly have a visceral response to the tragedies.
5 Ways To Stop Your Kids' Summer 'Brain Drain'Summer is coming to a close and the new school year quickly approaches. Worried about what your kids may have forgotten over the summer? Maybe you should be.
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.