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Gun sales jump locally
Sunday Dec 28 2014
Impending state legislation and civil discord on the national level has equated to an uptick in firearms sales for area shops, shop owners say. Among other factors, a new state la ...
Small business hit hard by thieves
Tuesday Dec 23 2014
Guns, ammo, gold and cash are just some of the items taken from a Colfax small business in the early hours of Sunday morning. Inside of Ammo, Camo & Bait, in the heart of Down ...
Man charged with multiple firearm felonies
Monday May 12 2014
Police charged an Auburn man with four counts of firearm-related felonies and one misdemeanor count of resisting arrest Saturday evening. At 11:14 p.m., Auburn Police Officer Joe ...
Auburn police give academy a shot at their guns
Sunday Apr 14 2013
When I laced up my running shoes to go to the shooting range for the Auburn Police Department’s Citizens Awareness Academy, I opted to go with them over my standard dress sho ...
Citizens Awareness Academy
Saturday Apr 13 2013
The seventh week of a 11 week Citizens Awareness Academy sponsored by the Auburn Police Department made a trip to the firing range Saturday morning. Close to 20 participants got a ...
Reader Input: Founders stated the obvious
Thursday Mar 21 2013
Mr. (Clifford) Lanxner’s history lesson makes one believe that the Virginian feelings about firearm ownership changed between 25 June 1788 and December of 1791 (“Guns w ...
Reader Input: Revolutionaries on right track
Tuesday Jan 15 2013
In 1775, British troops were in the field, looking for arms caches secreted by British subjects. The reason the colonists felt they needed to stockpile firearms was confirmed by th ...
Reader input: Reckless gun use not acceptable
Tuesday Jan 01 2013
I have lived in Loomis for more than 25 years and always appreciated the lack of crime and general stupidity I have seen or heard about in more populated areas. My fellow Placer ...
‘Firearms season’ was incorrect
Saturday Jan 01 2011
A small item on page A7 of the paper (Journal, Nov. 28) stirred my ire. The first sentence in “Grandmother bags five-point buck” concludes with “...the Macomb County grandmo ...
Arsenal of firearms seized from North Auburn fourplex after shot fired
Tuesday Mar 30 2010
The initial report was of a gunshot into a North Auburn residence but by the time the shooter was under arrest, the Placer County Sheriff’s Department had discovered much more in ...
Deer hunt location too close to people
Friday Aug 28 2009
All deer hunting should be done with a camera. If someone needs the deer meat to feed their family, then deer hunting should be limited to a bow and arrow. Young people should be t ...
Gun owners are regular folks
Friday Jun 26 2009
Sadly enough, folks like Mr. (Jim) Cather react emotionally to an issue about which they know so little (“Deer hunt is dangerous, unjustified;” Reader Input, June 24). These y ...
Imitation firearms should trigger concern for parents
Sunday Mar 23 2008
There have been a series of incidents in which local young people have gotten into serious trouble with look-alike handguns and rifles. The teenagers involved have all scared peop ...
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