suicide

‘Hannah’s Lights’ walk in memory of Del Oro freshman

Karen Brown organized T-shirts, wrist bands and other materials on Monday at her Auburn home, preparing for the Out of the Darkness walk – just another way family and friends ...

Body found off Auburn trail was of skateboarder who took his own life

  A hiker on a public trail near Auburn’s Railhead Park made the grisly discovery of a body of a  man who authorities say likely committed suicide. Auburn Police ...

Reader Input: Confront rising military suicides

In 2012, our death toll in suicides in the military (349) was higher than the deaths in combat (229), according to the Associated Press. Why is this happening and why isn’t ...

Reader Input: Touched by tragedy

As to the Hannah Olsons, “Put kind words into action, help others” (Our View, Jan. 13): I have written the following poem. I would like you to please print. Thank you. ...

Del Oro responds with counseling, support in wake of suicide

  Del Oro High School’s staff, students and parents were reeling after learning of the tragic suicide death of freshman Hannah Olson on Jan. 5.   Del Or ...

Auburn father pleads for kinder world after teen daughter’s death

Tuesday night, about 200 people gathered in the Bethlehem Lutheran Church sanctuary in Auburn, a community mourning the death of 14-year-old Hannah Olson, who committed suicide Sat ...

Auburn man’s apparent suicide follows Justice Department search of house

  AUBURN CA - An Auburn car-repair shop owner committed suicide soon after his house was searched Friday by U.S. Department of Justice investigators. But the reason for the ...

Foresthill Bridge jumper ID’d as Stockton man, 47

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office said the man who jumped to his death from Foresthill Bridge on Friday was 47-year-old Jonathan William Glennon of Stockton. A driver who called ...

Foresthill Bridge plunge claims life of El Dorado Hills teen

AUBURN CA - A 17-year-old youth died after jumping Wednesday from the 730-foot-high Foresthill Bridge, near Auburn. The Placer County Coroner’s Office identified the teen Thursda ...

Taller railing won?t have much impact

When reading the Auburn Journal on July 8, I was interested to know that they were replacing the old four- and one-half-foot railing lining the edge of the Foresthill Bridge, for a ...