weapons

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: Cruise missiles wrong response

Our history is replete with reasons to go to war that later look very suspicious to historians. The 1848 war against Mexico was over alleged firing at U.S. troops by Mexican sold ...

Reader Input: Citizens’ academy no police ‘pastime’

In response to Arlene Holm, (“Academy story sick, appalling,” Reader Input, April 19): I’m currently attending the 2013 Auburn Citizens Awareness Academy, and I ...

Reader Input: Foreign aid feeds fat cats

Foreign aid benefits other countries at the expense of Americans? You actually think our officials, bought off by the corporate rich who screw us at home, somehow have a soft hea ...

California teachers fund moves to divest from firearms

  SACRAMENTO (AP) — The nation's largest teacher pension fund is taking the first step toward divesting from companies that manufacture guns and high-capacity ma ...

Reader Input: Australia solved killing problem

What do you mean there are no easy answers to the gun problems, gun violence, sporadic shooting sprees in America? Show the American public graphic images of the latest carnage o ...

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 ...

Weimar felons arrested on weapons possession, stolen property charges

Two Weimar felons were still in jail Thursday afternoon after an incident in which a concerned neighbor reported a man walking down the street with a gun. Neighbors reported Danie ...