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Teenagers

The Facebook website is displayed on a laptop computer. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Facebook Allows Younger Users to Post Publicly

Facebook is changing its settings so that those younger than 18 years old can post items that can be seen by the public.

10/16/2013

Audrie Pott (Audrie Pott Foundation)

Audrie Pott’s Family Settles With 2 Defendants In Wrongful Death Suit

The parents of a teenage girl who committed suicide after an alleged sexual assault by three teen boys in Saratoga have reached a settlement with two defendants in their wrongful death lawsuit, their attorney said Friday.

08/10/2013

holding hands, relationships, generic, love, dating

Nonprofit Launched to Combat Teen Dating Violence

A Santa Clara County nonprofit aimed at stopping teen dating violence was formally unveiled Thursday.

06/28/2013

Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

Oakland City Council Gets Scathing Review From Grand Jury Report

The Alameda County civil grand jury issued a scathing report on the Oakland City Council’s ability to police itself, calling for the council to strengthen and better fund its Public Ethics Commission.

06/25/2013

Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

Grand Jury Calls Oakland Teen Center Project ‘A Complete Fiasco’

The Alameda County civil grand jury issued a report Monday criticizing the way city of Oakland officials oversaw the development of a teen center in East Oakland, calling the process “a complete fiasco.”

06/25/2013

(CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Programs Aim To Find Summer Jobs For Bay Area Youth

While the youth unemployment rate is around 17 percent, there are some programs in the Bay Area helping young people get a job this summer.

06/05/2013

An illustration of REACH Ashland Youth Center in Alameda County. (REACH Ashland Youth Center)

Alameda County Youth Center Opens After Decade-Long Effort

The state-of-the-art REACH Ashland Youth Center celebrated its grand opening Wednesday afternoon after a decade-long, youth-driven effort to improve the neighborhood.

05/22/2013

(CBS)

Poll Finds Teens Migrating From Facebook To Twitter

Twitter is booming as a social media destination for teenagers who complain about too many adults and too much drama on Facebook, according to a new study published Tuesday about online behavior.

05/21/2013

Audrie Pott (Audrie Pott Foundation)

Saratoga Rape Suspects Couldn’t Be Expelled, School Official Says

A school superintendent said Wednesday that officials could not expel three teenage boys charged with sexually battering a classmate last fall.

04/17/2013

Audrie Pott (Audrie Pott Foundation)

Detention Hearing Held For Saratoga Teen Rape Suspects

Charges against three teen boys were heard in Santa Clara Juvenile Court Tuesday in connection with the alleged Sept. 2 sexual assault on a 15-year-old Saratoga girl who later committed suicide.

04/16/2013

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