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The boys shuffle in from the bright Isla Vista heat outside, eight teenagers dressed in the navy blue polo shirt, slacks, and black-and-white converse sneakers that constitute the uniform of the juvenile detention center a few miles outside of town.
the department still grapples with the reality that at least half of seriously mentally ill people receive no treatment at all, a situation of possible danger to the entire community and, far more often, to themselves.
It costs no money and doesn't take much time. In fact, the first step is pretty easy because the best way forward is the
In order to move forward, we need to encourage healing and be kind. We need to look inside and ask ourselves and our loved ones if things are really "okay." Because something has to change, and we can't be afraid to take action.
Simple sharing of gun ownership information (which is available when people buy a gun) to state police should be routine. It might even be possible. When I get stopped for a traffic infraction, the police immediately pull up all of my records.
Last year, Robert Ritchie, Executive Director of America Needs Fatima, a project of the right-wing American Society for the
With regular concerts in the parks and a plethora of student organizations, Isla Vista seems like paradise on the outside. But once you look past the sea of beautiful people, the organic foods, and kegs lining Del Playa, you'll find a community where darkness easily hides, overshadowed by dub-step and glistening sunsets.
Six years of counseling violent criminals convinced me long ago that monocausal explanations for violence (was it the parents? Genetics? Bad wiring? Medication or its lack?) blind us to the depths of cultural, structural violence boxing us in on all sides.
In a case of unfortunate timing, voters outside of Los Angeles received a pro-gun robocall from Republican House candidate Tony Strickland a day after a mass shooting at the University of California Santa Barbara.
Rogers, a podiatrist from Simi Valley, California, added that he supports universal background checks and expressed his condolences
According to KTLA, there have been no reports of serious damage or injury. While the USGS first reported the quake was a