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Straight Talk: Pregnant girlfriend pushing boyfriend away

My girlfriend since last Christmas told me she is pregnant. All she does is cry, call me constantly, then push me away. How do I get her to calm down so we can figure something out?

Teen Face: Volunteer work led Tech High senior to career path

Brooke Wilson hopes to get into SRJC’s dental-hygiene program after graduating high school.

Straight Talk: College plans have teen on edge

Excessive college jitters require courage breakthrough.

Straight Talk: Boys, men contend with body issues, too

Reader seeks some honesty from girls and guys about the subject of 'size.'

Teen Face: Maria Carrillo senior sets sights on career in medicine

Dah-in Audrey Kang was Sonoma County's sole participant in this summer's Distinguished Young Women of California contest.

Straight Talk: Females less drawn to science, math?

What turns girls off? Is it how these subjects are taught? Or is it uncool socially?

Teen Face: Ukiah teen lauded for patience, dedication with kids

Sandra Gates is calm amid the whirlwind of activity generated by nearly 100 children at the Ukiah Boys and Girls Club.

Teen Face: Bailey Farren

Rohnert Park teen creates art with food, to share her unconventional pastime with orphans in Africa

Straight Talk: Let friend come to conclusion boyfriend is no good

Dear Straight Talk: I'm 18 and my best friend for 10 years is dating someone with a lot of mental health and drug abuse problems.

Straight Talk: Dad feels rejected, wants place in daughter’s life

My 16-year-old daughter complains that I’m not “in her life” enough. What is it that makes a teenager feel their dad is part of their life?

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