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Drug Abusers Raiding Medicine Cabinets During Open Houses

By John Lavitt

A contingent of law enforcement officers, realtors, and drug counselors are teaming up to thwart a rash of medicine cabinet thefts plaguing open houses in Southern California. MORE  

Drug Tunnels With Railways Found At U.S.- Mexico Border

By McCarton Ackerman

A 73-year-old woman was arrested in connection with an elaborate series of tunnels running from Tijuana to San Diego. MORE  

Morning Roundup: December 3, 2013

By Shawn Dwyer

Joe Jonas smoked marijuana with Miley Cyrus, British mom kicks her Pepsi habit, Russia raises the price of vodka, and bags of pot fall from the sky. MORE  

AToN Center

San Diego

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Whether you’re interested in the 12 Steps, SMART Recovery, or holistic treatments, this luxurious San Diego rehab has a program for you—if you can tear yourself away from “the most amazing massages ever." MORE  

Man Swims in Ocean for Seven Hours to Avoid Drug Arrest

By Bryan Le

California police finally capture a wanted drug felon with help from a "special dive team." MORE  

Meth Ring Busted at San Diego Summer Camp

By McCarton Ackerman

A sports center that hosts kids' summer activities doubled as a major drug distribution center. MORE  

Reunion San Diego

San Diego

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If you’re not sold on the 12 Steps, this upscale six-person rehab, opened in July 2011, might be the one for you. MORE  

Brain Tumor Blamed for Mayor's Gambling Addiction

By McCarton Ackerman

Ex-San Diego Mayor Maureen O'Connor stole $2 million to fund her casino debt. MORE  

Four-Year-Old Hits the Bottle, Hard

By Hunter R. Slaton

A young SoCal boy ends up dangerously drunk after knocking back an unattended vodka-and-Squirt cocktail. MORE  

Gang-Violence Vodka Sparks Spat

By Bryan Le

Southeast Red Vodka, with a label that maps San Diego's gangs, is accused of profiteering. MORE  

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The Quick Fix
Man Mistakenly Takes Meth, Walks Into Walmart Naked

A South Carolina man accidentally took methamphetamine, which made him "paranoid" and "crazy" enough to walk into a Walmart wearing nothing but tennis shoes.

4/18/14 7:30pm
Support On the Rise for Giving Naloxone to Emergency Personnel

Proponents for equipping emergency responders with the lifesaving overdose antidote have become more vocal, with only those on the edges holding on to their opposition.

4/18/14 5:30pm
Back From the Abyss: The Autobiography of a Low-Bottom Alky

Paid Sponsored Post: Follow Kieran Doherty’s wild ride of a life––from altar boy to rebel to alcohol-fueled criminal… bringing a whole new meaning to hitting bottom.

4/18/14 3:31pm
Eric Holder Optimistic, Cautious About Legal Marijuana

The nation's top law enforcement officer has sounded a conciliatory tone in recent months, though he remains hesitant to fully embrace legal pot.

4/18/14 3:30pm
High Price of Breakthrough Hepatitis C Drug Expected to Decline

Though the price potentially will drop, poorer countries will continue to suffer from the disease until a cheaper generic drug is available for sale.

4/18/14 1:00pm

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Sober Living
How I Forgave the Woman Who Helped My Son Die of an Overdose

She introduced him to the drug that eventually killed him. It took a long time, but eventually I had to treat her the way my son would have wanted.

The Rehab Review
Cliffside Malibu
 
 
 
 
 

The “beach-house-relaxed” Cliffside Malibu claims to provide an oasis for recovering addicts and alcoholics. And that’s just what you'll get—if you’ve got the cash.

Morningside Recovery
 
 
 

For a “rehab near the beach” experience that isn’t quite as costly as similar SoCal competitors, head to this Newport Beach treatment facility.

AToN Center
 
 
 
 

Whether you’re interested in the 12 Steps, SMART Recovery, or holistic treatments, this luxurious San Diego rehab has a program for you—if you can tear yourself away from “the most amazing massages ever."

The Ultimate Guide to Rehab
 
 
 
 
 

What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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