Overall Teen Drug Use Low, But Marijuana Edging Up, Survey FindsTeen drinking, smoking and drug use overall are stable, but the percentage of teens using marijuana is increasing, according to a new report.
Teens Having Much Less Sex; Tech Could Be To BlameTeens are having less sex - a lot less, according to a government survey of risky youth behaviors.
Hip-Hop Pioneer Afrika Bambaataa Denies Abuse Allegations"I never abused nobody," the 59-year-old Bambaataa said in an interview this week...
Teenage Girls Killed In Car Crash Near MartinezThe California Highway Patrol has confirmed two teenage girls were killed early Sunday morning in a crash in unincorporated Contra Costa County.
Study: Teens Who Constantly Text Stress Out Like Compulsive GamblersA study of more than 400 eighth and eleventh grade teenagers who text found they share some of the very same traits as compulsive gamblers.
Study Shows Sexting Among Adults Is CommonHow popular is 'adult' sexting? The numbers may surprise you...
Davis Police Warn Parents About Teens Abusing Cough MedicineDavis Police are warning parents about an over-the-counter cold medicine that's been used recreationally by area teens.
Contra Costa Co. Sheriff’s Deputy Hailed As Hero For Rescuing Teens From Bus FireA Contra Costa County sheriff’s deputy is being hailed as a hero for responding to a weekend bus fire on the side of the freeway in Walnut Creek that was far more dangerous than previously believed.
Fairfax Councilmember Looks To Lower Voting Age To 16Only eight percent of 18 to 24-year olds voted in the last election, but a Fairfax town councilman is hoping that lowering the voting age to 16 will help entice young voters to the polls.
Teenage Girls Recovering After Masked Man Targets Nearby Group In Santa Cruz ShootingTwo teenage girls were shot in Santa Cruz on Sunday night by a masked man who was apparently targeting another group nearby, police said.
14-Year Olds Arrested After Flipping Car During Police Chase Ending In Morgan HillA police pursuit on U.S. Highway 101 Sunday evening ended in Morgan Hill with an overturned car and two 14-year-old boys in custody, a California Highway Patrol sergeant said.
Teens Seek To Lower San Francisco's Voting Age To 16Politically savvy teens in San Francisco are seeking to lower the city’s voting age to sixteen.