Drugs

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Five Albany Middle School Students Rushed To Hospital After Ingesting Pills

Five students at Albany Middle School were hospitalized after apparently taking pills Wednesday morning.

02/25/2015

Medicine

Consumers Paying More For Prescription Drugs As More Insurers Drop Copays

The price of prescription drugs has been skyrocketing, but until now most people haven’t noticed because they were only responsible for the copay. Consumers could soon pay the difference, as copays become a thing of the past.

02/18/2015

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Napa Couple Arrested After Baby Found In Car Near Heroin, Uncapped Needles

A Napa couple was arrested Wednesday night after being found in possession of drugs and needles within reach of a 1-year-old child.

02/13/2015

(UC Santa Cruz)

Study Shows UC Santa Cruz Students Tops In Discipline For Drug-Related Offenses

The University of California, Santa Cruz is tops on a nationwide list of campus disciplinary action for drug offenses, according to a new report.

02/06/2015

Guns and drugs seized in a San Francisco bust. (Bay City News)

Cache Of Weapons, Drugs Seized In San Francisco Bust

Police in San Francisco last month seized a cache of weapons and drugs and arrested three people during a joint investigation with Department of Homeland Security investigators.

02/01/2015

Boyd Memorial Park in downtown San Rafael (CBS)

San Rafael Temporarily Shuts Down Park Overrun By Homeless; Mayor Calls It ‘Health & Security Issue’

A neighborhood park north of downtown San Rafael has been closed for at least 30 days because officials say it’s overrun by homeless people who do drugs and commit crimes.

01/26/2015

A volunteer disposes a used syringe of heroin. (Sutanta Aditya/AFP/Getty Images)

Drug Paraphernalia, Trash, Vandalism Force Closure Of San Rafael Park

Starting on Monday, a San Rafael park will be closed for 30 days to address “health and security issues” that have come up from illegal activity, according to city officials.

01/25/2015

Boyd Memorial Park

San Rafael Mayor Closes City Park To Shut Out The Homeless

Fed up with complaints about homeless people and their behavior at a popular San Rafael park, the mayor says it’s time to shut it down.

01/23/2015

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Police Say Promised Prop. 47 Financial Benefits Aren’t Being Seen In San Francisco

Proposition 47, passed by state voters last year, reduced a slew of non-violent felony crimes to misdemeanors, but police say the expected cost savings for law enforcement in San Francisco hasn’t yet materialized.

01/23/2015

(Tijuana Secretary of Public Security)

Drone Covered In Meth Crashes Into Supermarket Parking Lot Near Mexico-California Border

A drone overloaded with methamphetamine crashed into a supermarket parking lot in Tijuana, just feet from the California border.

01/21/2015

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