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Reader Input: Does Congress make sense?

Someone please explain to me the intelligence of the U.S. Congress. 
If you are law abiding, have a job, raising children, pay taxes and making a contribution to society, legisla ...

Reader Input: Proud that Sen. Paul stood tall

We all want to be proud of our country, yet sometimes we become dismayed by our leaders’ actions. In our hearts we know how brave our forefathers were to declare independence ...

Reader Input: Time to stop the killing

No, I don’t advocate taking away your guns. Seventy percent of the public want some changes in our gun laws. 1. Mandatory background checks for all gun sales. In California ...

Boom days for gun, ammo sales in wake of Obama win

  AUBURN CA - President Barack Obama’s election win Nov. 6 set off an explosion in gun and ammunition sales. Gun store owners around the nation have been reporting a s ...

Gun escalated Trayvon tragedy

The true facts about what happened between George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin may never come to light. One fact, however, is indisputable. Had George Zimmerman not been carrying ...

Dispense love and kindness each day

So, a school-wide lockdown at Placer because someone thought they saw a part of gun in a backpack of someone they couldn’t identify (Journal, Sept. 28)? Perhaps on the heels of t ...

Our View: Savage trial leaves several important questions unanswered

The trial of Placer Sheriff’s Lt. John Savage this week raises many questions. Questions that law enforcement leaders should answer as highly trusted public servants. Savage fac ...

Home invasion: Cancer patient robbed at gunpoint in Auburn apartment for pills

An Auburn woman was robbed at gunpoint inside her Dorer Drive fourplex unit this morning in what police are calling a home invasion. The woman said that one man pointed a handgun ...

Hold deputy accountable

I’m very concerned about the public’s view of how much more of a crime the Newcastle CHP committed (Journal, May 13) than the Placer Sheriff committed a few weeks ago. A 2-year ...

Eighth grader brings gun to Foresthill school

School officials and parents are reeling from an eighth-grader’s decision to bring a gun to campus. This week Foresthill Union School District Superintendent sent a letter to p ...

Hiker shot in head able to call for help

A Placer County man who was shot in the head Wednesday night off Foresthill Road was able to call 911 for help before being airlifted to the hospital. Ranger Brian Robertson of th ...