Laura's Law

Reader input: Thanks for help on Laura’s Law

Two Placer County Mental Health leaders (Maureen Bauman, director of Adult System of Care, and Richard Knecht, director of Children’s System of Care) spoke to our Auburn Area ...

Reader input: County supervisors act to save lives

By voting this week to implement “Laura’s Law,” Placer County can save lives (Journal, Aug. 27).  The law mandates that those suffering from severe mental il ...

Laura’s Law now part of Placer County mental health tool chest

Laura’s Law has arrived in Placer County. The Placer County Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution Tuesday authorizing implementation of assisted out-patient treatment fo ...

Mental health forum debates Laura’s Law

About 30 people assembled in the Placer County Library in Auburn on Thursday to debate legalizing court-ordered treatment for people with serious mental illnesses. Kicking off a f ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Burglary in Downtown Auburn; WWII vets share their stories; panel discussion about mental health and Del Oro’s Model Coach

  Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what w ...

Could Laura's Law be coming to Placer County?

When their 19-year-old daughter Laura was murdered by a mentally ill patient in 2001, Nick and Amanda Wilcox said they realized for the first time how broken the mental health syst ...

Take action against Arizona violence

Given the charged atmosphere created by the recent Tucson violence, it is now time for us to take action to do everything in our power to prevent such a thing from happening again. ...