Drugs

Reader input: Lives gone awry a heartbreak

I read the letter to the editor from the Presson family and ended up sobbing by the end.  This boy and my son went to school together. He had commented on this to me the day t ...

Reader Input: Humans excrete enormous effluent

I agree with Jerry Johnson that we should get serious about these geese that don’t even pay taxes to support our parks and then defecate on them (“Geese and their poop ...

Reader Input: Economic system promotes illness

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has been a success or failure, depending on with whom you speak (“ACA passed with payoffs, paybacks,” Reader Input, March ...

Reader Input: Why glorify cannabis?

Eric Tomczak’s letter (“Legalize pot, the natural wonder,” Reader Input, Jan. 17) shows great ignorance about the dangers of marijuana. It’s popular to thin ...

Reader Input: There is a solution for addiction

This letter is directed to all of you who are suffering with the disease of addiction. Whether it is alcohol, drugs, gambling, spending, it all stems from untreated mental illness ...

Reader Input: Avoid evils and revel in success

Remember the drug revolution? When that began, it was noted that 10 percent of the population would be admitted to a mental institution at some time during their lifetimes. Now i ...

Reader Input: Illegals are a great resource

In this ever-changing and unpredictable world that we live in it’s always comforting to know that we can talk about Mexicans. It’s very clear that they are responsible ...

Auburn Police allege drugs found in arrest

Auburn police arrested Newcastle resident Irving F. Caro, 23, on Monday on suspicion of felony possession of a narcotic, misdemeanor controlled substance possession and felony use ...

Reader Input: Psychiatry and its drugs kill

I read Ms. (Carol) Wallgren’s letter with interest (“Remove mental illness stigma,” Reader Input, June 5) and I think her heart is in the right place. I agree tha ...

Undercover officers talk big busts, drug trends in Placer County

One thing I love about the Auburn Police Department’s Citizens Awareness Academy is that it’s raw and uncut. Take Thursday, for example, when two undercover detectives ...