One 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)
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)
KBLX's Armand Carr - All Tied UpThe voice of KBLX, Armand Carr shares his latest project to help young men of color look their best, All Tied Up, with Christin Ayers on Black Renaissance.
Probation Manager Transformed Contra Costa Juvenile Justice SystemJefferson Award Winner Brought New Reforms To Juvenile Hall
Burlingame Teenager Leads Cancer Research GroupJefferson Award Winner Co-Founded Burlingame Cancer Research
South Bay Teenager Coaches Kids In GeographyJefferson Award Winner Founded Geography For Tomorrow
San Jose Teenager Turns Recyclables Into Cash To Help KidsJefferson Award Winner Founded Recycling4Smiles
Sunflower Hill Is Where Kids With Autism Can Grow Up And Lead Independent LivesWhen kids with autism reach adulthood they may have trouble finding a place to live. A group of Bay Area parents is on a mission to give them the help they need.
Teen Interest In Getting Driver License FallsThere are 25,000 fewer 16-year-old drivers now than there were 15 years ago. Emily Turner reports. (7-13-16)