Facebook Testimony Waking Some to Hazards of Social Media For KidsDuring testimony on Capitol Hill, Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen claimed the company chooses to let content on its platform that is "disastrous" for society, and can be especially harmful to children.
COVID: Santa Clara County Races To Vaccinate More Teens As Delta Variant SpreadsEven as California continues to reopen, public health officials are warning about the so-called Delta variant and the threat it poses to the unvaccinated.
Oakland Sees Alarming Trend Of Armed Teens, Juveniles Committing Violent CrimesTeens and juveniles, some as young as 11 years old, are committing an alarming number of violent crimes in Oakland, according to police.
More Teens Struggling With Anxiety, Loneliness, Mental Health Issues During COVID-19 PandemicThe emotional toll of the coronavirus is hitting teenagers hard. In fact, seven in ten teens say they've struggled with their mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pleasanton Students Release Video on the Perils of Teen Opioid AddictionStudents from Foothill High School released a video this week with a strong message about opioids as the community tackles rising opioid abuse.
San Francisco May Allow 16 & 17-Year-Olds To Vote In Municipal ElectionsSeveral San Francisco supervisors are supporting a charter amendment that will be introduced at Tuesday's board meeting that would give voting rights to 16- and 17-year-old city residents for municipal elections.
Six Teenagers Suffer Major Injuries In Capitola Crash Following PursuitSix teenagers were seriously injured in a crash after a pursuit in Capitola early Wednesday morning, officials with the California Highway Patrol said.
Mother Says Son Sank Deeper Into Addiction At Oakland Rehab FacilityIn the first part of an original report about a substance abuse treatment facility in Oakland, mother claimed her daughter was attacked and ended up in the emergency room with acute alcohol poisoning. Another family had a life-threatening experience at the same facility.
Mother Claims Daughter Was Attacked At Oakland Treatment CenterSome parents and teens are raising allegations of serious incidents that they claim happened at one of the few residential substance abuse programs for teenagers in the Bay Area.
Study: Social Media Use May Harm Teens' Mental Health By Disrupting Positive ActivitiesSocial media use has been linked to depression, especially in teenage girls. But a new study argues that the issue may be more complex than experts think.
Italian Policeman Allegedly Killed By Teens With Knife Brought Into Italy From USAn Italian policeman who was allegedly killed by two teenage American tourists was stabbed 11 times with a knife carried into Italy from the United States, according to police in Rome.
San Jose Assault Involving Group Of Teens Leaves 2 Men HospitalizedTwo men were taken to a hospital on Monday night after five or six people in south San Jose - ranging from 16 to 18 years old - allegedly assaulted them, according to police.
Police Say 2 Armed Teens Broke Into San Francisco Home To Steal CashInvestigators believe two teens armed with guns entered a home in San Francisco’s Outer Mission neighborhood Sunday afternoon in order to take cash, police said.
Juul's Social Media Draws Alarming Number Of Teen Followers, Study Finds Even though the company has vowed not to market to underage users, a new study shows many adolescents are being exposed to the device through social media.
Police Confirm Davis Teen Baked Grandfather's Ashes Into CookiesA high school student mixed her cremated grandfather's ashes into homemade sugar cookies and shared them with several classmates, police in the Central California town of Davis said Wednesday.