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.
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.