911

Patrols out in force for DUI

Am I good to drive? Think carefully about it before climbing behind the wheel this holiday weekend – or anytime for that matter. Between college and high school graduations ...

Reader Input: Thanks, 911, for quick help

I want to thank Loomis firemen and AMR paramedics who responded to my 911 call on July 1. Your immediate response and quick action may have saved my life, and it certainly reduced ...

Reader Input: When can the police do their jobs?

So, my question is: When is it OK for the cops to do their jobs? I think it is safe to say that no one in the recent high-speed chase tragedy expected or wanted the outcome. If i ...

Reader Input: Post-accident, people helped

I had a vehicle accident on Route 49 in the canyon on Saturday, March 1. I sincerely thank all the folks who assisted in traffic control (Sheriff’s Deputy Thomas Orsolini a ...

Reader Input: Scaredy cats, stay home

I hate to write this, because it seems every time I read the comment section, I read something about that stupid lion (“Warning issued after mountain lion stalks hiker near C ...

Fire crew and medics a team

I, too, wondered why a fire truck was sent with each ambulance on a 911 call (“Money trail tough to follow,” Reader Input, June 18).I found out why last December. I was ...

Call to 911 brought help

May I say ?thank you? to 911 and California Fire Association for answering my call Sunday morning (April 15). My hot water heater flooded my laundry room. After calling five plumbe ...

Don’t call writer worthless

Police are trained to tell you not to follow anyone, period. As in many procedures it’s the safe thing to tell you. In the evening hours, Janet and I were on our way to dinner in ...

Newcastle Fire came through

My name is Ron Kester and I have lived in Newcastle, off of Uncle Joe’s Lane, for 40 years. Over those years I have come to appreciate and respect our local fire department, but ...

Connect county with 211 service

I thank The Auburn Journal for the article on 211 Placer County (“211 community service call directory proposed for Placer County,” Journal, Jan. 18). Additional information is ...

Resident offers budget savings

A couple of years ago, it was necessary to use the emergency services of the city of Lincoln. I called 911 and got an immediate response. Great service. However, when the first res ...

Give thanks to unsung heroes

This week, May 16 to 22, is EMS Week, a time to recognize the unsung heroes who come to our aid when we dial 911 in a crisis. Residents of Butte, Colusa, Nevada, Placer, Sutter, Y ...

Learn CPR face to face

I am responding to the letter written by Carlette Anderson in the Journal dated Feb. 1 titled “If you love them, learn CPR.” I feel the need to set some facts straight. I have ...

Thank you for exemplary help

Thank you. I would like to say thank you to all the people involved when I had to call 911 on Jan. 11 for my wife. From the operators who handled the call, to the fire department ...

What good was calling 911?

As years go by and spending goes up, our local county law enforcement seems to be getting more lackadaisical as time goes by. I am a bartender in Foresthill and on June 30 I have n ...