Regina Sarmento

Non-profit hoping for way to save its program

A local program that helps drug-abused women get back on their feet could close. Officials at Acres of Hope, based in Applegate, said their tight budget forced them to lay off alm ...

Unique nonprofit struggling for help

Roxanne Espindola said she prayed and prayed to God to help her. The 31-year-old recovering alcoholic not only knew she needed help – she wanted it – but just couldn’t seem ...

Former methamphetamine addict hopes her story can help others

Nila Adame remembers the date perfectly. The first time was July 3, 2005 and instantly I was addicted, she said. The 25-year-old had dabbled in several drugs including pot, aci ...