Stories from Teen
Straight Talk: Should teens be allowed to lock their bedroom door?
Sisters with new stepfather want security of a locked bedroom door.
Straight Talk: Promoting a healthy relationship with food
Parents can counter barrage of photo-shopped perfection and junk food by focusing on healthy choices for their kids not on their appearance.
Teen Essay: Being a weird bug girl never really leaves you
Senior at Casa Grande High School tells how tarantula was a comforting, peaceful presence.
Teen Face: Petaluma rower ‘firing on all cylinders’
Samantha Lamos hoped for a great experience last summer when she was selected as one of 33 high school women to train at a national rowing camp in Connecticut. Then things got even better.
Straight Talk: Good cop, bad cop debate divides friends
Panel looks at importance of conversation regarding police tactics across nation
Teen Face: Passion for marine life inspires activism
Montgomery High senior asks Santa Rosa official to finance a specially designed metal collection box, or “bait tank,” for discarded cigarette butts.
Teen Face: Cutting his political teeth at El Molino
First-generation Indian-American has gained a reputation at Forestville high school for ensuring that students’ viewpoints are heard.
Teen Face: Senior leaves lasting mark on school with anti-bullying campaign
Petaluma High School officials are praising the work of a high school senior who this year launched the school’s most ambitious anti-bullying campaign.