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Critics Say Breastfeeding Doll Too Sexualized For Kids

A new baby doll is just like most toys of its kind—it cries, burps and suckles. Wait a minute…it suckles?

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/08/2012

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City Ends Toy Drop Off Tradition At Manhattan Beach Park

The tradition of sharing toys with other children at Live Oak Park has come to an end due to potential legal suits against the city, according to the park’s top manager.

07/16/2012

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Plush Toy Company Owner, Workers Indicted On Money Laundering Charges

Federal officials said Monday a Southland toy maker has laundered millions of dollars in Mexican and Columbian drug money.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/16/2012

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Bargains Galore! Largest Children’s Consignment Sale Hits Burbank

The sale is filled with 600 family consignors and over 80,000 brand name, high-quality items, including clothes, bikes, books, furniture and even maternity clothing.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/14/2012

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Product Safety Commission Lists Products Consumers Complain About Most

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a list of the product categories consumers complain about the most.

03/08/2012

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Build-A-Bear Voluntarily Recalls 300K Toys Over Choking Concern

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Thursday announced the voluntary recall of a popular children’s toy.

12/29/2011

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El Monte Police To Provide 800 Gift Baskets Filled With Food, Toys

The El Monte Police Department announced Monday it will provide more than 800 Christmas baskets filled with food and toys to the city’s needy residents.

12/12/2011

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Costa Mesa Firefighters Fulfill Children’s Wishes With Letters To Santa Program

Costa Mesa Firefighters are fulfilling children’s holiday wishes with their 10th annual Letters to Santa program.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/09/2011

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‘Mommy Ambassador’, Actress Soleil Moon Frye Shares Her Favorite Holiday Toys

Actress Soleil Moon Frye visited KCAL9 Monday to discuss the toy list she compiled with her daughters for her new role as Target’s “Mommy Ambassador”.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/05/2011

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Trouble In Toyland: Consumer Group Releases Hazardous Toys Report

An annual report released Tuesday by the US Public Interest Research Group identified more than a dozen toys that violate federal safety standards for lead, chemicals and choking hazards.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/22/2011

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CHiPS For KIDS

Join CBS2/KCAL9 in making this holiday season magical for a less fortunate child or teen in your community.

11/22/2011

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Wal-Mart Tests Mini ‘Pop-Up’ Stores For Holiday Shopping Season

Wal-Mart has opened two temporary ‘pop-up’ stores in Southern California to steer shoppers to Walmart.com.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/14/2011

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Seriously, who buys this stuff?

$149 later, (+$30 for shipping) you can have Mollie, right down to the authentic creases ” on the bottoms of her little feet,” delivered to your home.

05/20/2011

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Duck Tales: Man Quits Job, Hunts For 30,000 Bath Toys Lost At Sea

A high school English teacher recounts how he left his job to go hunting for tens of thousands of bath toys lost at sea and the impact they have on the world’s ocean ecology.

04/04/2011

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3rd Exec Pleads Guilty In ‘Teddy Bear’ Drug Money Conspiracy

Meichun Cheng Huang, 57, was the third executive of an Irvine toy company to plead guilty after the trio were arrested last July at a downtown business.

03/04/2011

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