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March 8, 2013 | 12:17 pm

Bay Area Counties Rank High in California Youth Homicide Rates

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A new statewide study reports seven counties in and around the Bay Area among the top 10 statewide in youth homicide rates. In its third annual review the Washington, D.C.-based Violence Policy Center says firearms, usually handguns, are the weapon most commonly used in the homicide of young people, defined as youth ages 10-24.

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Exploited Boys in SF Disappear From View

September 19, 2012 | 11:52 am

Exploited Boys in SF Disappear From View

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by Trey Bundy, The Bay Citizen From the 1970s through the 1990s, police say, young male hustlers worked street corners and bars in San Francisco’s Castro District and along Polk Street, blocks away from City Hall. But in recent years, that population has largely faded from view – along with the whereabouts of the city’s […]

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Boy’s Ejection From SF School Illustrates Struggles in Violence Prevention

August 16, 2012 | 1:15 pm

Boy’s Ejection From SF School Illustrates Struggles in Violence Prevention

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by Trey Bundy, The Bay Citizen An 11-year-old boy in San Francisco made headlines early last year when a shooting near his Western Addition home left a random bullet lodged permanently in his abdomen. Nerve damage, a ruptured bladder and chronic pain kept him out of school for more than four months. For a brief […]

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