California counties stop charging fees for juvenile incarceration

Nov 15, 2016
One survey found that young people who had fees imposed and fines imposed — especially large ones — were more likely to offend again.
Zoe Mathews was charged $7000 after her now-deceased son was incarcerated in Solano County, Calif.
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Farm-to-table movement comes to school cafeterias

Nov 20, 2014
15 school districts in California take up the challenge to serve healthier lunchroom meals made from local ingredients.

Double Charged: Does paying back victims cost kids their futures?

Sep 19, 2014
Why some argue that too-high restitution fees hurt both victims and defenders.

Fireworks spark up a black market economy

Jul 4, 2014
Illegal firework trafficking is low priority for police, but not for firefighters.

San Francisco losing black residents, black businesses

Jun 18, 2014
A bookstore closes shop because so many African-Americans have left San Francisco.
Shoppers inside Marcus Books in San Francisco's Fillmore District, before the store closed for good.
Lydia Daniller - lydiadaniller.com

Double charged: The true cost of juvenile justice

May 8, 2014
How much parents pay when their kids are in trouble with the law.

Double Charged: Teens on house arrest on GPS

May 8, 2014
GPS monitors are cheaper than juvenile detention, but they come with other costs.

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Don't buy beer or cigarettes for strangers

Apr 24, 2014
The kid you're trying to "help out" may be an underage decoy.

Professional video gamers earn lots of real life dollars

Apr 16, 2014
Top "Halo" and "Call of Duty" players bring in sponsors and crowds.

If adults use their phones more than teens, then who's "addicted"?

Jan 27, 2014
One teen says "Look at the data." Not on your phone.