suicide

Man scales new Foresthill Bridge fencing to leap to his death

A man climbed over new, higher fencing on the Foresthill Bridge and leaped to his death Wednesday morning. The bridge is currently undergoing a $74.4 million seismic retrofit and ...

Psychotropic drugs harm

There is a lot of violence all over the world. Do you ever wonder why? Did you know that 100 million people worldwide are now on psychotropic drugs? These drugs cause serious adv ...

Man asks directions, leaps to death off Foresthill Bridge

A 20-year-old man politely asked a flagman whether he could go onto the Foresthill Bridge and, given permission, leaped to his death Thursday afternoon when he reached the middle. ...

Deputies remove distraught woman from Foresthill Bridge

Placer County sheriff’s deputies answered a call for help on the Foresthill Bridge and prevented a distraught woman from a possible suicide jump today. Sheriff’s dispatch recei ...

Help your child defend against bullying

We have a bigger problem than economical problems, at least in schools. It’s called bullying. There are many types of bullying: cyber bullying, physical bullying and harassment ...

Raise bridge rail, save lives

Re: “Raised guard rail on Foresthill Bridge getting closer to reality,” (Journal, Nov. 15). I believe that the Foresthill Bridge rail should be raised. It will keep people fr ...

Can guardrail stop suicide?

I think that before we go ahead and raise the guardrail on the Foresthill Bridge (Journal, Nov. 15), we should ask ourselves, “Will this really help?” It is a horrible thing w ...

Moved by their compassion

I just have to thank Kenneth and Launa Jones for that lovely and compassionate letter to the editor about suicide (Reader Input, Nov. 22). Your last paragraph regarding all the re ...

Meet suicide with empathy

We feel anguish and pity for Ms. Regina Hopley (Reader Input, Nov. 17). Her sarcastic statements concerning the suicide barrier, her objection to helping others when most in need ...

Alleged Lake of the Pines con man facing new court date, charges

An alleged Lake of the Pines conman already facing 78 felony counts is scheduled to be back in court in December, and could be looking at more charges. William Lawson Campbell, 64 ...