Stories from Teen
Teen Face: Sharp dresser with a passion for science, technology
Piner High senior Brandon Zavala likes to share his love of favorite subjects with elementary school students.
Straight Talk: Brother dislikes chauffeuring older sister
Getting a driver’s license today isn't the rite of passage it once was.
Straight Talk: Facing grim reality of child sex abuse
More and more teens refusing to be silenced by sex offenders.
Teen Face: Penngrove teen has passion for life
After a childhood medical reaction left her in a two week coma, a Tomales High School senior treats every day as if it were her last.
Teen Life: Nature lover bent on spreading the word
Maria Carrillo senior, runner, violinist helped develop recycling program at high school.
Straight Talk: The thigh gap, the latest body-image obsession
Girls should strive to be healthy, not starve themselves to be skinny.
Straight Talk: Good kid, bad kid — a wake-up call for parents
Teen asks why all the money, compassion and sympathy goes to the drug abusers while those doing the right thing get nothing.
Teen Face: Birding is Santa Rosa teen's calling
Santa Rosa High School senior Mario Balitbit loves birds and art and hopes to combine the two into a career as an illustrator for field guides.
Teen Face: Trejo has 2-year head start on peers
Vanesa Trejo graduated high school, community college on same day, now heading to San Francisco State for marketing degree.