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Golden Gate Bridge barrier offers relief.

After seeing model of netting, suicide victims’ families see hope for others. Piece by piece, the net is coming together — a coarse web of steel that will dangle over the side of the Golden Gate Bridge, catching lost and disconsolate souls. Bridge district officials...

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Laura’s Law works—where it’s been tried.

More than a million Californians suffering from severe mental illness go untreated. Twenty California counties have adopted a 2002 law permitting more assertive care of several mentally ill people. Most report enrollees spend fewer days in jail, psychiatric hospitals,...

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