Phil Matier: Expiring Law Sets Up New Needle Giveaway Battle In CaliforniaIt's long been a public health debate about whether it's good policy to make clean needles available to drug addicts and the topic is again up for discussion after San Francisco Assemblyman Phil Ting introduced a bill this month addressing the issue.
Armed Robber Holds Up Palo Alto Pharmacy For OxyContin PillsAn armed man stole a narcotic pain reliever from a Walgreens store in downtown Palo Alto on Monday afternoon, police said.
Jefferson Award Winner Helps Loved Ones Cope With AddictionCarol Kahm's support group helps people heal from the pain of addiction. But the groups aren't for substance abusers - They're for the people who love them.