Reality parties are one way to keep parents in the know

ACTING OUT—Above, teen actors recreate the keg stand, a popular game, at a recent reality party for local parents. Below, a teen actor plays the role of a young person who’s gone on an alcohol binge.
Drugs. Sex. Booze.
They’re all commonplace at your average high school “rager,” say members of Straight Up Ventura County.
Immaturity, risk-taking and excessiveness have long been a part of the teenage party scene, but do parents really know what their child could be ge...

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