California Bans High-Capacity Gun Magazines, Bullet Button LoopholeCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a number of gun control measures into law Friday, including a bill banning high-capacity gun magazines and another outlawing the "bullet button" loophole that allows shooters to quickly change magazines.
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom Bringing Tighter Gun Controls To November BallotLt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and gun control advocates plan to turn in over 500,000 signatures to qualify an initiative for the November ballot.
Sikh Woman Says She Was Racially Profiled By Sporting Goods StoreA woman who went to a Fremont sporting goods store to ask about buying some ammunition says she was racially profiled by staff at the shop.
Ordinance To Require San Francisco Gun Shops To Videotape Sales Introduced By SupervisorSan Francisco Supervisor Mark Farrell Tuesday introduced an ordinance that would require firearms dealers to videotape all gun and ammunition sales and share ammunition sales data with police.
Union City PD, City Hall Evacuated After Couple Arrives With Tank RoundA couple found a live tank round near the railroad tracks in Union City Wednesday afternoon, loaded it into their car and took it to the police station, prompting an evacuation
Federal Court Upholds Sunnyvale’s Ban On Gun Magazines That Can Hold More Than 10 BulletsThe 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld Sunnyvale's ban on gun magazines that can hold more than 10 bullets.
Sonoma Valley Teen 'Gunsmith' Arrested On Weapons ChargesA 16-year-old Sonoma Valley boy who bragged about his gun manufacture and modification prowess was arrested last week on weapons charges.
Judge Upholds San Francisco Gun Magazine BanA federal judge has upheld San Francisco's ban on gun magazines that can hold more than 10 bullets.
Bill To Ban High-Capacity Ammo Magazines Dies In State LegislatureA proposal that would have banned ammunition magazines that hold more than 10 bullets has died in the state Legislature.
California Lawmakers Pass Series Of Gun Control BillsThe 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.
East Bay Police Train With Airsoft Guns Amid Ammo ShortageA 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.
Garage Fire Damages 2 San Jose TownhousesA San Jose garage fire with ammunition going off inside spread to two adjacent townhouses Tuesday night, leaving both homes unlivable, a fire captain said.