The bills that passed between the Senate and the Assembly would expand the list of people who are prohibited from owning firearms, require permits and a fee when buying ammunition, and ban semi-automatic rifles with detachable ammunition magazines.
A convicted felon seen with firearms in his neighborhood was arrested Saturday after Santa Cruz County sheriff’s deputies recovered a loaded handgun from his car and a rifle from his home, according to the sheriff’s office.
A gun show drew a record crowd over the weekend in Daly City.
Two pieces of legislation announced Thursday by San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee could make buying ammunition in the city more difficult.
A 14-year-old student in possession of a handgun and ammunition in a South San Francisco public school was detained Tuesday, according to police.
Senator Dianne Feinstein joined several other Democrats on Tuesday to call for new gun control laws in the wake of last week’s mass shooting at a Colorado movie theater.
A house in unincorporated Napa was destroyed by a fire Thursday night as firefighters were prevented from getting too close because of exploding ammunition and downed power lines, according the to fire department.