firearms

Gun sales jump locally

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

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

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

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 ...

Reader Input: Founders stated the obvious

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

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

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

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

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 ...