Hayward Teen Pilots License Program To Take Off With CrowdfundingWhen you think of teenage airplane pilots, at-risk youth probably aren't the first demographic that comes to mind, but a Hayward program is changing that, giving low-income kids the chance to earn a pilot's license, and literally soar beyond their wildest dreams.
Google Donates Nearly $7 Million To Fund Free Muni Rides For San Francisco YouthGoogle is donating nearly $7 million to allow San Francisco to continue providing free bus and other transportation services to low-income city kids, city officials announced on Thursday.
Google Donates Millions For San Francisco’s Free Muni For Youth ProgramThe money will be used to fund the program, which started as a pilot in 2013, for the next two years.
Community Corner: Former Juvenile Delinquent Receives California Peace PrizeThe California Wellness Foundation presented their annual California Peace Prize on October 10, 2013, to some of the state's unsung heroes who have done tremendous work to promote peace and prevent violence.
Community Corner: San Francisco Nonprofit Offers Homeless Teens Second ChanceLarkin Street Youth Services provides much needed help to teens who somehow end up on the streets.
Illegal Tobacco Sales To Youth Drop In San FranciscoDespite the drop over the last two years, the city still lags far behind the statewide average.
Richmond Police Create Anti-Crime Program To End Youth ViolenceThis comes after two teens were gunned down last week.
Oakland Nonprofits Awarded $1.4M In Grants Aimed At Reducing ViolenceFive Oakland nonprofits will share $1.4 million in job creation grants with an eye toward reducing street violence.
Community Corner: San Francisco Teens Recognized As Future LeadersSeven Bay Area teens will be recognized for their community service and leadership on Thursday, January 31st, when the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco presents the 2013 Charles Schwab Citywide Youth of the Year.
SFMTA Board Approves Free Muni For Low-Income YouthQualifying low-income youth are slated to start riding San Francisco Municipal Railway buses and trains for free starting in March 2013 following Tuesday's approval of a pilot program
Community Corner: Bay Area Nonprofit Keeps Kids AliveA Bay Area after school program is celebrating 25 years of keeping at-risk kids alive and educated.
Group Launches Statewide Effort To Prevent Head Injuries Among Young AthletesThis comes as high school football season is getting set to begin in and around the Bay Area.
Visually Impaired Youth Visit 'Cavalia'The stable tent at 'Cavalia' is filled with the sound of horses. Neighing, snorting, foot stomping. The click clacks of their shoes on the cement floor fill the air...
Opinion: Media Covers Up Violence Of Flash MobsFlash mobs were once innocent social experiments, but now are all too often racial attacks. Unfortunately, the media continues to paint a rosy picture and fails to report the violence and crime they cause.
KCBS Cover Story: SF Visitacion Valley Kids Find Shelter From ViolenceIn this KCBS Cover Story, Jeffrey Schaub reports that a youth center is hoping to provide some shelter and guidance for the neighborhood’s youth.