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Man scales new Foresthill Bridge fencing to leap to his death
Wednesday May 04 2011
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
Friday Mar 25 2011
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
Thursday Mar 17 2011
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
Friday Dec 24 2010
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
Thursday Dec 09 2010
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
Wednesday Dec 08 2010
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?
Friday Dec 03 2010
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
Monday Nov 29 2010
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
Monday Nov 22 2010
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
Thursday Nov 18 2010
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 ...
Can’t people save selves?
Tuesday Nov 16 2010
I am so relieved to know that there will never be another suicide jump from the Foresthill Bridge (Journal, Nov. 16). We must make the decisions to save people from themselves. W ...
Raised guard rail on Foresthill Bridge getting closer to reality
Monday Nov 15 2010
The Foresthill Bridge was the scene of another suicide over the weekend. By the Journal’s count, an estimated 58 people have now fallen to their deaths from the 730-foot-high sp ...
The ripple effect of suicide
Wednesday Apr 07 2010
Suicides aren’t unique to Auburn, but with a 730-foot-tall bridge nearby, residents are hit with very public suicides too often. When someone take his or her own life it’s not ...
Sacramento woman takes her life on the Foresthill Bridge
Friday Apr 02 2010
The Foresthill Bridge served as a platform for another suicide Thursday afternoon. Placer County Sheriff’s deputies found Melissa Gail Townley’s car unlocked on the east side o ...
Transform that ‘death bridge’
Friday Mar 26 2010
I’m very sorry to say that we have lost another human being from the Auburn-Foresthill Bridge (Journal, March 24). How many more people do you need to see jump to their deaths fr ...
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