Vape pens everywhere: Galt high schools are preparing to install vape detectors

Editor’s Note: Tony Rodriguez is a student in the journalism program at California State University, Sacramento. He is being taught by Phillip Reese, a Sacramento Bee staff reporter and an assistant professor at CSUS.


Holding a confiscated peach vape pen, Liberty Ranch High School Assistant Principal Tony Lara recently said he recognizes the severity of vaping and the problems it has created on his and many other high school campuses.


“There are (vape pens) everywhere, and they’re being sold to younger kids,” Lara said. “We need to be more aware of what our young kids are being exposed to.”