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San Francisco Ponders Free Muni Passes Due to ‘Affordability’ Crisis

February 13, 2014 | 9:23 am

San Francisco Ponders Free Muni Passes Due to ‘Affordability’ Crisis

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The proposal would extend the program for low-income youths to seniors and the disabled.

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Oakland Program to Help African-American Boys Cites Success

February 10, 2014 | 8:30 am

Oakland Program to Help African-American Boys Cites Success

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School suspension rates are falling and high school graduation rates are rising.

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S.F. Pediatrician on How ‘Toxic Stress’ Affects Children’s Health, Education

February 10, 2014 | 7:30 am

S.F. Pediatrician on How ‘Toxic Stress’ Affects Children’s Health, Education

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At the Center for Youth Wellness on Third Street, Dr. Nadine Burke Harris works with poor children.

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Task Force Chair Tackles Racial Harassment at San Jose State

February 7, 2014 | 5:13 pm

Task Force Chair Tackles Racial Harassment at San Jose State

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A task force is examining race relations at San Jose State following an alleged hate crime on campus.

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In Oakland, Using Video Games to Build a Bridge to Silicon Valley

February 7, 2014 | 4:03 pm

In Oakland, Using Video Games to Build a Bridge to Silicon Valley

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Industry-supported program aims to give under-represented youth a shot at tech-focused careers.

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SF City Attorney: Social Site MeetMe Helps Predators Track Victims

February 4, 2014 | 8:00 am

SF City Attorney: Social Site MeetMe Helps Predators Track Victims

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Lawsuit charges online site of improperly distributing photos and location information of minors.

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New Law on Transgender Students Is Tested in Manteca

January 30, 2014 | 6:15 am

New Law on Transgender Students Is Tested in Manteca

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The law allows transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms based on their gender identity.

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Apple Settles With FTC in Case Focusing on Kids Who Buy Apps Without Permission

January 15, 2014 | 9:38 am

Apple Settles With FTC in Case Focusing on Kids Who Buy Apps Without Permission

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Company to refund at least $32.5 million and agrees to change billing practices for app purchases.

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Gov. Brown’s Budget: Are Kids Getting Short Shrift?

January 13, 2014 | 9:00 am

Gov. Brown’s Budget: Are Kids Getting Short Shrift?

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Two advocacy groups give the state low marks in many areas, including health and education.

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Oakland Launches Campaign Against Child Sex Trafficking

January 9, 2014 | 6:16 pm

Oakland Launches Campaign Against Child Sex Trafficking

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Billboards and posters will show faces of victims and stories of how they escaped exploitation.

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