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.
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.
Juul Exec: Never Intended Electronic Cigarette For TeensA top executive for San Francisco-based Juul Labs said that his company never intended its electronic cigarettes to be adopted by underage teenagers during testimony in front of congressional representatives
2 More Teen Suspects Arrested In Connection With Tanforan Mall ShootingPolice in San Bruno confirmed Thursday that two additional teen suspects involved with the shooting that took place at the Tanforan Shopping Center on July 2 have been arrested.