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Oakland DreamCatcher Homeless Shelter For Teenagers Slated To Close As Landlord Seeks To Sell Property

The only place in Alameda County where homeless teenagers can find a bed to sleep at night is on the verge of closing if something doesn’t change fast.

08/08/2014

Image from a compilation video of 'fire challenges' shows a teenage girl after flammable fluid on her body was ignited. The fire was was quickly put out.  (Abdul/World Star Hip Hop)

Dangerous ‘Fire Challenge’ Game Trends Among Teens On Social Media; South Bay Fire Officials Issue Warning

Santa Clara County health officials Friday warned of the dangers of a national trend called “The Fire Challenge” where teens voluntarily light themselves on fire and post videos of it on Facebook and other social media.

08/08/2014

A teenager is plucked from a cliff in an image provided by the CHP.

CHP Helicopter Rescues Teenagers Clinging To Marin County Cliff Above Rodeo Beach

A California Highway Patrol helicopter plucked two teenagers clinging to the side of a San Francisco Bay Area cliff in a dramatic rescue captured on video.

07/29/2014

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Adding A Teen Driver To Your Insurance Leads To 79% Higher Cost

Adding a teenage driver to a married couple’s car insurance policy leads to a 79% higher average annual premium

07/17/2014

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What Are The Safest Cars For Teen Drivers?

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety published their list, recommending parents choose bigger cars with safety features like electronic stability control.

07/16/2014

Joseph Andrew Martin, a teacher at Woodside Elementary School in Concord, is accused of sexually abusing 11 current and former students. (CBS)

Teens Testify In Martinez Court Against Former Concord Teacher On Trial For Molestation

Two 14-year-old boys testified in a Martinez courtroom Tuesday that their former teacher at Concord’s Woodside Elementary School put his hand down their shirts and fondled them during class and after-school hangouts.

06/24/2014

Bayfair mall in San Leandro. (CBS)

Groups Of Teens ‘Wilding’ Force San Leandro Police To Formulate New Game Plan

Police in San Leandro are formulating a game plan to deal with large groups of teens acting out in what they are calling ‘wilding.’

06/04/2014

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San Bruno Teen Boys Arrested On Attempted Robbery, Assault Charges

San Bruno police arrested two 15-year-old boys on Monday evening in connection with an attempted robbery and assault.

05/13/2014

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Santa Rosa Teens Plead Not Guilty In New Year’s Eve Killing

Two teens pleaded not guilty in Sonoma County Superior Court Monday morning to killing a man at a party in Santa Rosa on New Year’s Eve.

02/24/2014

A man casts his ballot on Election Day. (Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

Bill Would Let 16-Year-Old Californians Pre-Register To Vote

California would let 16-year-olds pre-register to vote under a bill approved by the state Senate, although they still would have to wait until age 18 to cast their first ballot.

01/28/2014

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