alcohol

Our View: Take your water activities straight " no alcohol " this summer

Living in the foothills is like residing in Mother Nature?s amusement park. There?s plenty of fun and exhilarating activities ? mountain biking, hiking, swimming, fishing, whitewat ...

Ball a sad way to raise chamber funds

A horrible event is coming back to Downtown. The Black & White Ball is to take place in Downtown on Sept. 15. We don’t understand why this is happening. Three years ago we circul ...

We can’t afford Prohibition

In reply to Alex Dorofeyev’s letter (Reader Input, Dec. 26), Prohibition will never come back, and there are good reasons why it was repealed last time. It has less to do with go ...

Bring back Prohibition

Alcohol should be banned from stores and made illegal. Many people would vote against this, but drivers and citizens that are under the influence of alcohol kill many innocent peop ...

Straight Talk TNT: Damage can be done when you start drinking young

Studies show that when you begin drinking as a teen you’re more likely to be an alcoholic Dear Straight Talk, I still have the photo. I’m at my best friend’s house and her mo ...

Article shines light on abuse

Congratulations to Bridget Jones, Journal staff writer, for her excellent front-page headline article, “Do teens abuse prescription drugs?” (June 24-25). Her reporting was very ...

Campanale first, does no harm

In her ballot statement, Beth Gaines, candidate for the 4th Assembly District (vacated by her husband), states that she is “pro-family.” How does this mesh with her accepting ...

Wise Canal drowning victim sober but high on meth

Tests show Nov. 23 Wise Canal drowning victim Richard Hill was alcohol-free but high on methamphetamine when he lost his life. Toxicology tests taken for the Placer County Sheriff ...

Drug, alcohol test kits available at local schools

Several agencies in Placer County are hoping to prevent teen alcohol and drug use in the local community, and parents and students have mixed opinions. With a grant through the P ...

Alcohol, driving make tragic mix

Re: “Weekend sees DUI increases,” Journal, Nov. 29: I think it’s OK to have an occasional alcoholic beverage, but not before you drive. Many people step into a car without c ...