Drugs

Two Placer deputies injured restraining out-of-control drug suspect

A man believed to be under the influence of drugs became violent during an ambulance ride Monday to Auburn from Foresthill and allegedly injured two deputies trying to restrain him ...

Placer County Sheriff's deputies honored

Efforts to stem the tide of impaired driving earned Placer County Sheriff’s deputies some well-deserved accolades from the country’s leading advocate for sober driving. ...

Reader Input: Guin not interested in positive action

It’s too bad that Mr. (Calvin) Guin is not interested in helping to eradicate mind-altering psychotropic and street drugs which are destroying lives, but instead would rather ...

Reader Input: Read drugs’ warning labels

Mr. (Calvin) Guin’s response to Marcia Winborne-Graven’s editorial response to psychotropic drugs is simply a diversion to dismiss the real information that these drugs ...

Reader Input: Air tragedy could have been prevented

I agree with Carol Wallgren about the German airliner crash being very tragic (“Mental health on our minds,” Reader Input, April 2), but this tragedy could have been pr ...

Reader Input: Drug dispensers turn a blind eye

Regarding the article “Health providers nix role in executions,” (Journal, April 1), I see a shameful double standard on the part the American Pharmacists Association&r ...

K9s give pause to criminals

FOLSOM — Nose to the ground, testing the air for the scent of drug residue, it didn’t take long for a K9 deputy to find the narcotics hidden in a high school administra ...

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 ...