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.
Three teenage boys have been arrested for allegedly raping two teenage girls in Wildcat Canyon Regional Park near Richmond, an East Bay Regional Park District police lieutenant said Thursday.
A new study by Piper Jaffray shows the fickle habits among U.S. teens and social networking sites. When asked which social network was most important to them, 23 percent of teenagers picked Facebook, down from 42 percent last year.
Facebook is changing its settings so that those younger than 18 years old can post items that can be seen by the public.
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.
A Santa Clara County nonprofit aimed at stopping teen dating violence was formally unveiled Thursday.
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.
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.”
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.
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.