Placer Youth Commission

Prescription drug take-back event sends a strong signal to youth

The Coalition for Placer Youth, with the participation of the Placer Youth Commission, is organizing a countywide medication “take-back” event Saturday, April 30. It is part of ...

Youth alcohol abuse challenges our community

The youth drinking problem in the greater Auburn area is out of control. There is some good news and bad news that goes along with this fact. The good news is that local school ...

Parents get schooled about teen drinking

Deejay Marez, a Del Oro High School freshman, she said she started partying at a very early age. “I was 11 years old partying with high-schoolers and college students,” Marez s ...