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Body found below Foresthill Bridge ID'd as El Dorado Hills man, probable suicide
Tuesday Mar 23 2010
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
Thursday Jan 07 2010
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
Tuesday Oct 20 2009
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
Friday Sep 18 2009
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
Tuesday Jun 16 2009
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 ...
Citrus Heights man takes fatal leap off Foresthill Bridge near Auburn
Wednesday Mar 18 2009
A reportedly despondent Citrus Heights man took his life Tuesday by jumping off the Foresthill Bridge. The 27-year-old man's wife told Citrus Heights Police that he was depressed ...
Foresthill Bridge sightseers save woman’s life
Monday Mar 16 2009
It started out as a walk at sunset Monday on the Foresthill Bridge to take in the magnificent view of the canyon. But it turned into a rescue effort by a group of four sightseers ...
Straight Talk: Helping at-risk friends choose life
Friday Aug 22 2008
Dear Straight Talk: After reading the column about how to help prevent suicide (July 16), I want to say that, over the years, I have attracted friends who were cutting, depressed, ...
Straight Talk: Never ignore suicide signs
Saturday Jul 19 2008
Dear Straight Talk: I’m worried that my friend, “Greer,” who is 17, might be suicidal. He is acting strange lately, but I don’t want to make a big deal out of nothing and g ...
Suicide victim was Auburn mechanic
Wednesday Apr 02 2008
The Placer County Sheriff's Department has identified the victim of a self-inflicted gunshot Tuesday. Stacey Breckenridge, a 40-year-old mechanic, killed himself at his 4900-bloc ...
Shooting shuts Highway 49
Tuesday Apr 01 2008
Uncertainty over a shooting report that turned out to be a suicide inside a Highway 49 home north of Auburn caused law enforcement to close down the busy thoroughfare for a short t ...
More suicide awareness could save lives
Tuesday Mar 18 2008
Thank you Penne Usher, crime reporter of the Auburn Journal, for your informative and heart wrenching column of March 13 regarding suicide. In our culture, that so values life, it ...
Auto theft suspect hangs himself in jail
Tuesday Mar 04 2008
An inmate at the Placer County Jail in Auburn reportedly committed suicide sometime Monday evening. The inmate, Jason Paul Teubner, 30, of Auburn, was found hanging from a bed sh ...
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