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Sonoma Valley Teen ‘Gunsmith’ Arrested On Weapons Charges

A 16-year-old Sonoma Valley boy who bragged about his gun manufacture and modification prowess was arrested last week on weapons charges.

08/13/2014

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Judge Upholds San Francisco Gun Magazine Ban

A federal judge has upheld San Francisco’s ban on gun magazines that can hold more than 10 bullets.

02/19/2014

A magazine for a AR-15 rifle is seen with ammunition. (Photo illustration by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Bill To Ban High-Capacity Ammo Magazines Dies In State Legislature

A proposal that would have banned ammunition magazines that hold more than 10 bullets has died in the state Legislature.

09/12/2013

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California Lawmakers Pass Series Of Gun Control Bills

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.

05/29/2013

An Airsoft pistol (top) is placed alongside a pistol used by Richmond Police. (CBS)

East Bay Police Train With Airsoft Guns Amid Ammo Shortage

A nationwide shortage of ammunition has forced several police departments, including Richmond, to find a backup solution for training rounds. Officers said the solution is just as effective as live ammo, not to mention cheaper.

04/18/2013

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Garage Fire Damages 2 San Jose Townhouses

A San Jose garage fire with ammunition going off inside spread to two adjacent townhouses Tuesday night, leaving both homes unlivable, a fire captain said.

04/17/2013

Ammunition. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Melissa Griffin: California Lawmakers Focus On Proposed Ammo Regulations

California Democrats are taking aim at bullets with a number of proposals limiting ammunition purchases.

04/08/2013

A box of 500 .22 cal. bullets. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Committee Considers Berkeley Lawmaker’s Ammunition Bill

The Assembly Committee on Public Safety was tasked with considering a proposal to require ammunition vendors to be authorized dealers and to get identification from buyers. A hearing was scheduled for 9 a.m.

04/02/2013

Two boxes of Winchester Black Talon 10mm SXT. (Wikimedia Commons)

San Francisco Supervisors Approve Restrictions On Ammunition

Two ordinances targeting the sale and possession of certain ammunition in San Francisco were given unanimous initial approval Tuesday by the city’s Board of Supervisors.

03/05/2013

Guns for sale at Templar Sports in Los Gatos. (CBS)

Poll: California Voters Favor Gun, Ammunition Controls

The Field Poll released Tuesday found that 61 percent of California voters think it is more important to control firearms than to protect the rights of gun owners. It’s the biggest margin of support since Field began asking the question in 1999.

02/26/2013

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