kpix-7-2013-masthead kcbs 7-2013-masthead

Teens

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

(L-R) Taissa Farmiga, Israel Broussard, Emma Watson, Katie Chang and Claire Julien in "The Bling Ring"(credit: A24 Films)

Jan Wahl Movie Review: ‘The Bling Ring’

KCBS’ Jan Wahl reviews Sofia Coppola’s “The Bling Ring,” about young people in So. California caught up in our celebrity-obsessed culture, starring Emma Watson…

06/14/2013

(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

Community Boards assists San Francisco residents conflict resolution everyday. (Community Boards)

Community Corner: San Francisco Peacemakers Honored

Community Boards has been providing conflict resolution and mediation to San Francisco residents, nonprofits, and businesses for the past 37 years. It’s the first and longest-running public mediation program in the United States.
Every year this nonprofit organization identifies local peacemakers who have made a significant difference in their community.

05/26/2013

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

Prison Inmates

California Sex Offenders Getting Approved To Work As Counselors For Vulnerable Teens

A state Senate oversight report finds that at least 23 sex offenders have been approved to work as drug and alcohol counselors in California over the past eight years.

05/14/2013

Camp Counselor

10 Part-Time Summer Jobs Perfect for Teens

Summer, summer, summertime! It’s every kid’s favorite time of year, but too much time on their hands can be a concern for parents. A fun part-time summer job may be the answer.

05/13/2013

This red BMW ends up crashing into a pole on Leigh Avenue in San Jose after an apparent street race on April 23, 2013. A second car crashed into a nearby home, injuring several people. (CBS)

San Jose Teens Arrested For Reckless Driving After BMW Crashes Into House

Police have arrested two 17-year-old boys for allegedly driving recklessly and causing a crash into San Jose home that injured a woman and her child on Wednesday afternoon, police said Thursday.

04/25/2013

more

previous