Researchers at UCSF were looking at the cases of three teenagers who developed psychiatric symptoms after being infected with COVID-19. Len Ramirez has more on what we know about these troubling cases.
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COVID: Researchers Following Cases Of 3 Teens Who Developed Psychiatric SymptomsResearchers at UCSF were looking at the cases of three teenagers who developed psychiatric symptoms after being infected with COVID-19. Len Ramirez has more on what we know about these troubling cases.
Los Gatos Teen Competes In Formula 4 Grand Prix ChampionshipIn just a few days, a Los Gatos teen will be on one of racing's largest Grand Prix race tracks, after a 2-year break due to the pandemic. Maria Cid Medina introduces us to junior racer Max Parker.
Original Report: Father Grieves Loss Of Daughter Killed By Pill Laced With FentanylCounterfeit pills laced with fentanyl have killed so many Americans, federal drug officials issued a safety alert. Max Darrow tells us the warning came to late to save an East Bay teen and her grieving father.
DEA Issues Warning After Seizing Counterfeit Pills Containing Deadly FentanylFederal drug agents are warning the Bay Area and the rest of the country after seizing counterfeit pills containing the deadly substance fentanyl. Andrea Nakano tells us this is the DEA's first such warning in six years.
Don't Miss Award-Winning Director Peter Nicks' Documentary 'Homeroom'Award-winning director Peter Nicks talks to BR host Jan Mabry about his latest documentary, 'Homeroom' that follows Oakland High's Class of 2020 through the pandemic. Don't miss 'Homeroom,' now streaming on Hulu.
COVID: Youth Nights At Levi's Stadium Aim To Bring In More Teens For VaccinesThere is a push in Santa Clara County to get teenagers vaccinated. Marina Medina tells us more about the county's creative approach.
COVID: Marin County Teens Open Up Conversation About Mental HealthAs many students are still virtual learning a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, a group of high school students in Marin County have led the way in opening up the conversation about mental health. Andrea Nakano reports. (3/3/21)
Students Rising Above: Kathy LiangOne scholar's commitment to social justice inspired her to help her community. Now she's using her art as a way to remember others who've lost their lives to violence. Michelle Griego reports. (8-14-20)
Teens Cope With COVID-19 Pandemic IsolationBring Change 2 Mind is a nonprofit group of 260 high school clubs nationwide that are on summer break but whose members check in with each other, sharing texts, "quaran-teen" tips, and live virtual events. Sharon Chin reports. (8-14-20)
Benicia High School, Students, Parents Across U.S. Consider Virtual Graduation For Class Of 2020Bay Area high school seniors still hope to have some sort of graduation ceremony even though large gatherings are banned due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Juliette Goodrich tells us some are considering virtual commencement ceremonies.
'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.
East Bay LGBT Teens Gather At 25th Annual Gay PromTeens in Alameda had a blast at the 25th Annual Gay Prom held at Chabot College. It was hosted by the Hayward Lambda Youth Project.
Fmr. 49ers Eason Ramson Is Passionate About YMCA's CARE Merchant WalkFormer 49ers player Eason Ramson talks about the upcoming CARE Merchant Walk benefiting high school students and making sure they graduate. It's happening October 30, from 10 a.m until noon. Meet up at the Bayview Hunter's Point YMCA located at 1601 Lane Street, in San Francisco.
Backlash Over San Jose Unified Plan To Shut Down Leland, Bret HarteSan Jose Unified is considering closing down Leland High and Bret Harte Middle School. Len Ramirez reports on the mounting backlash over the plan.
Teens May Like Later School Start Times But Some Parent's Don'tCalifornia teens may get the chance to sleep in a little later thanks to a new bill that would push back school start times at middle and high schools, Maria Medina tells us, not all parents are on board.
ConsumerWatch Weekend: Kids and TechSummer is in full swing and that means kids have more free time for technology. KPIX 5's Julie Watts talks with Dr. Catherine Pearlman, a family coach and author of "Ignore It" (7-7-18)
New Schedule At Palo Alto High Gives Students More Time To SleepPalo Alto High is taking a novel approach to making the teen's life less stressful. As Len Ramirez tells us, they are giving students more time to sleep in.
Alliance For Girls Helps Bay Area Girls Realize Their Full PotentialFounding member Emma Mayerson and student member Gaby Battle talk to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about Alliance for Girls and how they have been working to help thousands of girls in the Bay Area realize their full potential.
Community Gets Pleasanton High School Wrestler Paralyzed In Freak Accident A Custom CarAn entire community stepped up to help a Pleasanton teen who was paralyzed after a wrestling accident. Juliette Goodrich shows us how they made Myles Molnar's wish for a custom car come true.
Teens Ditching Facebook For SnapchatNew numbers show Facebook is losing younger users and it's projected to get worse. As Kiet Do reports, Facebook's loss is Snapchat's gain.
Genesys Works Gives Teens A Head Start In BusinessExecutive director of Genesys Works Peter Katz talks about how this non-profit is helping teens land internships with some of the Bay Area's top companies.
Producers of Netflix Suicide Drama Recruit Actors in VallejoHundreds of young people showed up in downtown Vallejo Sunday for an open casting call held by producers of the Netflix teen drama "13 Reasons Why." John Ramos reports. (6-4-17)
Author Ana Homayoun Talks About Teens Addiction To Social MediaTeen and millennial expert, author and educator Ana Homayoun talks to Bay Sunday host Kenny Choi about teen addiction to social media and what to do about it.
Racist Cyberbullying at Albany High SchoolHundreds of students and parents rallied at Albany High on Sunday to send a message against hate after students were targeted in racist Instagram posts. Jessica Flores reports. (3-26-17)