‘We’ve Lost Our Compass’: The State of California Is Ill-Equipped to Deal With Mentally Ill Residents Who Need Treatment

The sightings of James Mark Rippee are all over his sisters’ Facebook account. Someone spotted him sleeping by a furniture store in Vallejo. Someone walked him to a gas station for coffee. Someone prayed for him at Nation’s Giant Hamburgers. Rippee, 56, developed schizophrenia after a horrific motorcycle accident more than three decades ago caused […]