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A volunteer mentor with her mentee (Friends for Youth)

Community Corner: Bay Area Kids Seek Mentors

For more than three decades a local nonprofit has been reaching out to at-risk youth by providing mentors. To date, 2,000 young people have been mentored by volunteers through Friends For Youth.



4 Salinas Teens Arrested For Vandalizing Vacant House, Assaulting Officer

Four teenagers were found vandalizing a vacant Salinas house on Thursday evening, police said.



2 Teens Injured In San Francisco Shooting

Two teens were injured, one critically, in a shooting in San Francisco’s Bayview District on Saturday evening, a police spokesman said Monday.


(County of Nevada, CA)

KCBS Cover Story: Teen Dating Violence Victim Recounts Experience

While domestic violence cases are often highlighted in news reports and other media, not as widely discussed is the problem of teenage victims in abusive relationships.


A San Mateo police cruiser (CBS)

3 Teens Arrested In Series Of San Mateo Break-Ins

Police arrested two male juveniles and an adult male in connection with a string of burglaries following an in-progress residential burglary in San Mateo Sunday evening, according to police.



5 Santa Rosa Teens Arrested For Spray-Paint Vandalism

Five juveniles were arrested on suspicion of spray-painting buildings in Santa Rosa on Saturday night, a Sonoma County sheriff’s sergeant said.


homeless teen

Community Corner: Texting Helps Bay Area Homeless Teens

A new texting program will aim to help homeless teens find shelter in the greater San Francisco area.



2 San Rafael Teens In Stolen Car Arrested In Mill Valley

Two teenagers were arrested on auto theft charges after being pulled over in a stolen vehicle near Mill Valley early Wednesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.


Clothes donated to 1Closet.

High Five: Bay Area Girl Helps Bring Latest Fashions To Teens In Need

Bay Area teen Laura started 1Closet, an effort to collect new or gently used clothes she gives to other teens


Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Oakland Police Reports Jump In Juvenile Crime

The Oakland Police Department has seen a marked increase in the number of juveniles committing crimes this year.