guns

Let us defend ourselves

Re: “Gunfire outside Stockton burger stand kills one,” (Journal, Oct. 11). The shooting that happened in Stockton at a burger stand was ironic. If people could have guns in pub ...

Placer’s concealed gun licensing in cross-hairs of shifting weapons-access debate

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is holding steady on its concealed weapons policy as more permits are issued in neighboring counties. Both Sacramento and El Dorado counties h ...

Jenson teaches others to ready, aim and fire

Buddy Jenson has a mission — to save the sport of trapshooting one clay pigeon at a time. Jenson, 20 of Loomis, who coaches the Auburn Gold Miners Trapshooting team, is also th ...

Guns deadlier than bricks

Ha! Ha! Ha! Mike Keeffe’s guns aren’t misbehaving (Reader Input, Feb. 11). That’s a new one. Outlaw baseball. Boy, that’s funny. Sure, you can kill somebody with a brick, ...

School shooting underlines menace

Nature and life work in strange ways. Sam LaCara, principal at a Placerville elementary school, was shot by the janitor (Journal, Feb. 3). The students that loved this man and oth ...

Fear prompting rise in Auburn gun sales?

Fear of home invasion and personal safety are leading more Auburnites to buy guns, but residents have mixed feelings about gun ownership. Billy Prior, of Auburn Outdoor Sports on ...

Probationer found with illegal gun

A search of a felony probationer’s home and vehicles yielded 12 guns, hundreds of rounds of ammunition, handgun magazines and a small club. Materials recovered from Robert Stev ...

CDC should stick to medical expertise issues

In response to the Supreme Court’s upholding our right to bear arms, the Centers for Disease Control released statistics about handgun deaths. How does handgun use become a “di ...