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Riverside County Launches Campaign Against ‘Disturbing Number’ Of Child Drownings

The campaign comes in response to what officials are calling a “disturbing number” of recent drownings and near-drownings countywide.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/30/2015

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Parents Frustrated After Public Overruns Park Built For Special-Needs Kids

A new park with equipment designed to allow special-needs children to play safely is the focus of controversy after parents say non-special-needs children have overrun the space.

06/09/2015

Rhonda the Rhino meets and greets patients at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. (credit: CBS)

Patients At Children’s Hospital LA Get Up-Close Chance To Meet Animals At LA Zoo

Natalia Juanero, 6, was treated to a special introduction to Rhonda the Rhino.

05/29/2015

Leticia Smith is wanted for the murder of her husband. (credit: San Bernardino Sheriff's Dept.)

Police: Victorville Mom On Run With 2 Children After Killing Her Husband

Police in Victorville say a mother is on the run with her two children after she allegedly killed her husband.

05/13/2015

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Best Fun For Kids In The Valley

Looking for fun with kids in the Valley? Families can use this guide to explore some of the area’s more unique fun activities and adventures.

05/11/2015

Dentist Mohammed Kader, 51, of Cypress is accused of lewd acts on two minor patients. (credit: LA County Sheriff's Dept.) (Editor's note: The video for this story has been removed because it included images of another dentist’s office in Compton, not Kader’s office.)

Compton Dentist Accused Of Molesting Minor Patients Free On Bond

Deputies arrested Dr. Mohammed Kader at his place of employment, Compton Family Dentistry, Thursday, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/09/2015

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California Vaccine Requirement Bill Gets First Public Debate

A bill requiring California schoolchildren to get vaccinated will receive its first public hearing Wednesday after similar efforts to limit exemptions in Washington and Oregon failed to advance.

04/08/2015

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5 Tax Breaks New Parents Should Know About

Tax breaks can make raising children a little more affordable.

04/06/2015

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Best Libraries For Kids In And Around Los Angeles

For bookworms big and small, local libraries provide dynamic yet quiet places to engage in reading and study. But many libraries hold more than just books. They’re also places that offer free access to technology, […]

04/04/2015

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Family: County Warned Multiple Times Before Tree Falls On Kids, Fractures Girl’s Skull

One of two children hospitalized after a tree fell on them as they played in their front yard spoke out on Monday night.

03/30/2015

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Mother, 2 Children Rescued From Apartment Fire In South LA

Firefighters rescued a mother and her two children Monday night from a burning building in South Los Angeles.

03/10/2015

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8 Injured After Reckless Driving Suspect Crashed During Pursuit In South LA

A total of eight people, including four children, were injured Tuesday after a reckless driving suspect crashed during a pursuit in South Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/24/2015

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Lawmaker Proposes Allowing Children Of Live-In Workers To Attend Local Schools

Children of nannies, housekeepers, and other live-in employees would be eligible to attend local schools where their parents live and work.

02/11/2015

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Police: Carjacking Suspects Dropped Off Kids Found In Stolen Car

Authorities say two men suspected of driving off in a vehicle in Fontana with two children inside were in police custody Monday.

01/26/2015

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Deputies Spread Holiday Cheer With Special Toy Delivery

Deputies spread holiday cheer Tuesday by delivering toys to children in East Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/16/2014

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