guns

One in custody, three still at large: Foresthill manhunt re-focused

One man was arrested Thursday morning and three others remained at large after the men apparently fled while being questioned east of Foresthill. The arrest of Pedro Madrigal Orti ...

Gun actions not expected to affect sales in California

 Almost three weeks later, President Barack Obama’s Jan. 4 executive actions to reduce gun violence are still being talked about at offices and homes throughout the nati ...

Reader input: Control information, not guns

The Second Amendment isn’t the problem — it’s the other ones The San Bernardino tragedy has led to calls for more background checks, for gun bans, and more. The ...

Reader input: Australia points the way on guns

Why do Republicans, who now control Congress, continue to make excuses instead of doing something about America’s epidemic of gun killings. Australia is a shining example o ...

Reader input: Keep guns with common sense

A gun you keep to defend your family is 22 times more likely to be used in an accidental shooting, a criminal shooting within the family, or a suicide. It is a crime to keep unlo ...

Reader input: Don’t politicize on-air shooting

I feel I must respond to Mr. Lavelle’s letter to the editor (Reader Input, Sept. 6) regarding the tragic shooting of an on-air reporter and her cameraman a few weeks ago. To ...

Specialized K-9s make short work of finding guns

A single gunshot rings out in a gated, well-to-do Penryn neighborhood. The .38 caliber slug tears into the professionally manicured lawn and the shell casing is casually dropped in ...

Reader input: Hypocritical on gun ownership

What really “gets my goat,” “chaps my hide,” “grinds my gears” is hypocrisy. What I’m talking about are actors who use guns in their movie ...

Reader Input: Some have evolved more

Gordon Ainsleigh’s letter (“Some politicos’ price is too high,” Reader Input, Nov. 20) is all based on assumptions and half-truths, at best. Since when is ...

Reader Input: Some politicos’ price is too high

There is a problem with following Patrick Little’s advice (“Don’t let big money rule Supreme Court,” Reader Input, Nov. 16) to vote for a president who wi ...

Reader Input: Blame weapon defenders

I hate to play this silly game called the blame game. It doesn’t bring back the heroic, fallen officers who gave their lives to protect us. Since Jerry Johnson opened Pando ...

Reader Input: In terrible times, vigilantism still wrong

We experienced some tense hours last week. The killing of two officers made my heart break for them and their families. Hopefully, justice will be served and the perpetrators will ...

Reader input: Communism, guns spark reply

Ron Lowe in his letter “Too many guns floating around” (Auburn Journal Reader Input, June 10) again brings up the same old misleading “facts” to support his ...

Reader Input: Our sovereignty under threat

Thank you Mr. (Joe) Nicosia (“US government frightens reader,” Reader Input, March 18). You nailed that 100 percent but with number No. 4, especially. Our lawmakers i ...

Reader Input: Too many guns floating around

Fourteen people killed by guns in the Chicago area over the Fourth of July holiday. There’s a lull in mass murders at the hands of semi-automatic weapons. There’s nev ...