suicide

Can’t people save selves?

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

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

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

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’

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 ...

Body found below Foresthill Bridge ID'd as El Dorado Hills man, probable suicide

Emergency personnel recovered an apparent suicide victim Tuesday from below the Foresthill Bridge. Placer County Sheriff's Search & Rescue team members and sheriff's deputies loca ...

Fifty-five deaths and counting

I am a retired social worker and I have telephoned everyone that I could reach and have tried unsuccessfully during the last jumper tragedy (No. 55) (Journal, Oct. 20) to find out ...

Foresthill Bridge scene of suicide plunge

Witnesses said they watched helplessly Tuesday as a woman leaped 730 feet to her death from the Foresthill Bridge, near Auburn. "I was the only car going across and she just took ...

It’s ok to talk about suicide, family survivor says

A recent suicide attempt from the Foresthill Bridge was reason enough for one local mother to speak out and remind people help is out there. Five years ago, Auburn resident Gail B ...

Help returning war veterans

First of all I want to extend my sympathy and condolences to the family of Trevor Hogue. Second I would like to thank the Auburn Journal for running this story (June 15) and bringi ...