California law enforcement officials said that close to 20,000 registered gun owners in the state are not supposed to have guns, but they still do.
San Francisco is poised to implement its own version of a California law that allows for court-ordered treatment for severely mentally ill patients.
A simple thrift store in Danville has become a community mainstay. The mission behind the market has earned the store’s founder a Jefferson Award.
While much of the political debate nationally and here in the Bay Area is centering on gun control following last week’s mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, the head of California’s State Senate wants the focus to shift towards mental health.
A 67-year-old man walked away from a mental health center in unincorporated San Mateo County Friday afternoon.
Sacramento police are investigating whether a decomposed body found Friday was that of a UC Davis student missing since June.
Girls Inc. of Alameda County, a nonprofit that serves high-risk girls, broke ground on its new center in Oakland Thursday.
Since 2007, the VA has experienced a 35 percent increase in the number of veterans receiving mental health services.
Police in Santa Clara County will soon receive training in how to recognize mental illness and learn strategies for handling people in crisis that do not involve using force.
A report released by the California Legislative Analyst’s Office is cautioning state lawmakers to make sure that counties receive enough funding to take responsibility for a wide range of programs.