Grieving Father Issues Plea After Pill Laced With Fentanyl Kills Concord High School TeenA Bay Area father is making a plea to other parents after a counterfeit pill laced with fentanyl destroyed his family.
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.
Santa Rosa Lawmaker Proposes Plan For City-Sanctioned SideshowsLawmakers in Santa Rosa are proposing city-sanctioned sideshows in hopes it will stop the violence too often breaks out as drivers burn fuel and rubber, performing daring donuts and other stunts.
UPDATE: 2 Teens Arrested in Connection with Fatal San Mateo ShootingPolice in San Mateo on Monday confirmed the arrests of two teenage suspects in connection with a fatal shooting at the San Mateo Adult School last Friday evening.
COVID: Youth Nights At Levi's Stadium Add A Dose Of Fun To Teens' VaccinesBetween Tuesday to Thursday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., the county is holding an event at Levi's Stadium for high schoolers who are now eligible to get the vaccine.
Feds Order Facebook, Twitter, Other Social Media To Provide Info On Personal Data CollectionFederal regulators ordered Facebook, Twitter, Amazon, TikTok’s parent and other social media companies to provide detailed information on how they collect and use consumers’ personal data.
2 Teens Stabbed In FremontTwo teenage boys were stabbed Monday evening in the Ardenwood neighborhood of Fremont, police said.
Election 2020: Will 16-Year-Olds Win The Right To Vote In San Francisco, Oakland Local Elections Among the many intriguing local ballot measures presented to voters in the San Francisco Bay Area on Tuesday are proposals in both San Francisco and Oakland to lower the voting age for local elections to 16-years-old.
Police Respond To Mob Of Unruly Teens Near Emeryville's Bay Street Mall For a second Saturday in a row, police dispersed a large crowd of unruly teens who had gathered at Emeryville's Bay Street Mall and in the surrounding neighborhood getting into fights and causing some vandalism.
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.
San Mateo County Teens Bring Groceries To Vulnerable NeighborsA group of San Mateo teens have come to the aid of their homebound, COVID-19 vulnerable neighbors with a new service that makes sure they are getting the groceries they need.
Oakland Lawmakers Put Youth School Board Voting On November BallotOakland teens are one step closer to voting in school board elections following the City Council's decision Tuesday to put the idea on the November ballot.
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.
'Your Moontime Magic: A Girls Guide To Getting Your Period & Loving Your Body'Author Maureen Theresa Smith talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about her new book, 'Your Moontime Magic: A Girls Guide to Getting Your Period and Loving It,' and the taboos that persist about menstruation.
Instagram To Block Content Promoting Weight-Loss Products, Cosmetic Procedures To Users Under 18Instagram, owned by Facebook, announced a new policy that will block, and sometimes remove, content promoting weight-loss or cosmetic procedures to younger teens.