Reporter's Notebook: Board of Supervisors, July 16

Reporter's Notebook: Board of Supervisors, July 16
A contract with a program in Chico to provide substance abuse and residential treatment services for adult offenders was not approved, principally because the Board believed that the staff report recommending the contract was misleading as to the … Read more on A News Cafe

Central Valley meth treatment lags despite widespread use
Across the Central Valley, drug treatment programs are also being shortened. In Tulare County, the residential drug treatment program was shortened in 2010 from 90 days to 30, and the outpatient program went from six months to 3 1 / 2 months. In Madera … Read more on Sacramento Bee

Two men imprisoned for robbery
The two defendants approached the victim, an unidentified man, in June 2012 after he was released from a compulsory drug rehabilitation facility for medical reasons, the court said. They demanded that the man pay them 100,000 yuan for freeing him from … Read more on Global Times