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  • Arizona tragedy's real issue: Mental illness and guns

     
    I suppose I know why I wrote my previous blog entry, "Did inflammatory speech fuel Arizona rampage?" By the headline alone, I knew it would generate a lot of online discussion, get a lot of hits. But histrionic political discourse...
  • Storytelling on L.A.'s skid row

    Storytelling on L.A.'s skid row
    Once a week for the last several years, I've driven to skid row to visit a friend. I get depressed about the area at times because it's such a depository of the unfortunate and the forgotten. But then I'll catch a warm greeting, or see a sign of hope in...

    It's a crime to house the mentally ill this way

    It's a crime to house the mentally ill this way
    If you routinely hear voices, hallucinate, sink into suicidal depression or suffer inescapable torment, Los Angeles has a place for you. The county jail. On Monday, the jail held 3,200 inmates diagnosed with a mental illness and accused of a crime....

    Early intervention would keep more out of L.A. County Jail's snake pit

    Early intervention would keep more out of L.A. County Jail's snake pit
    L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca has no medical background, but he is the de facto administrator of what he calls "the nation's largest mental hospital." "This is the system," he said, drawing a box on a piece of paper in his Monterey Park office last week....

    Nathaniel Ayers plays the Foshay Learning Center

    Nathaniel Ayers plays the Foshay Learning Center
    I picked him up at 10:30 Monday morning. He was waiting on the sidewalk outside his apartment with a cello, a violin, a guitar, a trumpet, a walking stick and a backpack full of music. "Good morning, Mr. Ayers." "Good morning, Mr. Lopez." When...