Vacaville School District Files For Restraining Order After Attempted KidnappingPolice say 56-year-old Aileen Caringal, who lives just steps away from the school, posed as a teacher and tried to snatch a four-year-old boy.
Governor's Mansion Intruder Gets Fresh StartA mentally-ill homeless man who forced his way into the California Governor's Mansion gets a fresh start after graduating from mental health court
Proposition 2, Mental Health Funds To Help Homeless Housing, PassesProposition 2 has passed, allowing California to use counties' mental health funds to help pay for housing for those with mental illnesses who are homeless.
Escaped Mental Patient From Hawaii Spotted In StocktonRandall Saito was committed to the hospital outside Honolulu in 1981, two years after he was acquitted in the killing of Sandra Yamashiro.
Police In San Jose Fatally Shoot Man Armed With An Ax An officer fatally shot a man with a history of mental illness after he charged at him and other officers with an ax during a confrontation at a San Jose apartment complex, police said Sunday.
Davis Farmhouse Provides Work, Relief For Adults With Mental IllnessesA 12-acre property in Yolo County provides a place to live, a job, and even some therapy for adults who have mental illness.
Donors Raise $3,000 For Woman Who Allegedly Faked Having CancerA Southern California woman who authorities say faked terminal cancer to get money has been referred to a special court for people with mental illness.
Does My Health Insurance Cover Mental Illness Care?Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover mental illness care under the Affordable Care Act.
Pallas Hupé Investigates: Trouble?We are still waiting for the court’s decision on whether Alexander Piggee is considered mentally competent to stand trial. But according to a strict legal definition, we may never know if he has a treatable mental illness. But we can ask, “How do you recognize the red flags before someone does become dangerous?”