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California Senate Passes Firearms Restraining Order Procedure

California lawmakers have advanced a bill that allows judges to temporarily remove firearms from people who show signs that they could harm themselves or others.

08/27/2014

Researchers say the highly symbolic language of Twitter may create the perfect environment for those with a predisposition for psychotic behavior. (KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Twitter Has Potential To ‘Induce Psychotic Symptoms’

LONDON (CBS Sacramento) – A new study finds that the downside to global social networks is the potential to ‟aggravate or even induce psychotic symptoms” in psychologically vulnerable patients. Five doctors examined the real-life case of a […]

08/11/2014

Paige Ferguson

Plumas County’s Mental Health System Faces Major Scrutiny Following Teen’s Suicide; Full Investigation Promised

The circumstances surrounding the death of a Plumas County girl is sparking outrage and frustration.

11/10/2013

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Audit Finds California Courts Undermining Gun Control By Not Reporting Mentally Ill

State law requires courts to tell the Department of Justice when it makes certain mental health determinations. The department uses that information as part of a program unique to California that seizes guns from people who are prohibited from having them.

10/29/2013

Audit: Mental Health Spending Not Properly Tracked

California’s auditor says the state has failed to properly monitor nearly $7.4 billion in voter-approved money for mental health programs and cannot reassure the public that it is going to help those most in need.

08/15/2013

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Calif. Wants Control Of Prison Mental Health Care

Nearly two decades after a court takeover of California’s prison mental health system, a federal judge is set to consider this week whether the billions of dollars invested by California taxpayers have improved conditions enough that he can return control to the state.

03/23/2013

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Picture Bright For Job Seekers With MBAs In Sacramento

The Sacramento area is ripe with opportunity for professionals with business degrees.

02/11/2013

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Job Market Skill Gaps In Sacramento

Three major skill gaps in Sacramento are currently providing job opportunities: nursing, security and criminal justice.

01/28/2013

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Sacramento Sees Continued High Job Vacancies Within Criminal Justice

Criminal justice continues to be a burgeoning field for job seekers.

01/28/2013

Linnea Lomax

UC Davis Teen Disappears Day After Release From Mental Health Hospital

People have been passing out flyers looking for Linnea Lomax. She was last seen Tuesday leaving an outpatient therapy center in the Sacramento area off Howe Avenue, and now there’s a huge group hoping to find her.

06/28/2012

The California Capitol in Sacramento

Assembly Passes Bills Broadening Mental Health Coverage

The state Assembly has passed a set of bills intended to broaden the mental health and health care services covered by private insurance plans.

01/26/2012

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Garrido Lawyer Asks To Delay Competency Hearing

The attorney for the Northern California man charged with kidnapping Jaycee Dugard is asking to have her client’s mental competency hearing postponed.

01/21/2011