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Carey Stynes, and Rebecca Flores of San Bruno were arrested on weapons and drug charges.  (San Mateo County Sheriff)

San Bruno Traffic Stop Leads To Drug, Weapons Arrests

San Mateo County sheriff’s deputies arrested two people this week who possessed several weapons and roughly $13,650 worth of drugs, a sheriff’s commander said.

04/26/2013

Police arrested a Newark man accused of making assault rifles in his garage.  (CBS)

Newark Man Accused Of Manufacturing Assault Rifles In Garage

A Newark man was arrested after police said he was manufacturing fully-automatic assault rifles in his garage.

02/22/2013

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) stands next to a display of assault weapons during a news conference January 24, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Sen. Feinstein Calls NRA ‘An Institution Of Gun Manufacturers’

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who’s leading the push to restore an assault weapon ban, acknowledged on Sunday that the effort faces tough odds to pass Congress and she blamed the nation’s largest gun-rights group.

01/28/2013

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) stands next to a display of assault weapons during a news conference January 24, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Feinstein, Democrats Reintroduce Assault Weapon Ban

Congressional Democrats are reintroducing legislation to ban assault weapons but the measure faces long odds even after last month’s mass school shooting in Newtown, Conn.

01/24/2013

The Cow Palace in Daly City. (Dante Alighieri)

Cow Palace Gun Show Draws Record Crowd

A gun show drew a record crowd over the weekend in Daly City.

01/14/2013

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California Teachers’ Retirement Plan Invested In Gun Manufacturer

The nation’s largest teachers’ pension fund says it will review its holdings after being criticized for having an investment in the manufacturer of an assault rifle used in last week’s Connecticut school massacre.

12/18/2012

Police handcuffs, generic crime

Authorities Discover Illegal Weapons in Bay Point Home

Sheriff’s deputies in Contra Costa County who were investigating an alleged assault last week said they found dozens of firearms inside a Bay Point home.

07/09/2012

Police at the scene of an officer-involved shooting on the 400 block of Broadway Ave. where 2 innocent bystanders were shot, September 17, 2011. (CBS)

San Francisco Police Chief Defends North Beach Shooting

Police chief Greg Suhr said an officer was acting within department policy when he shot at a suspect brandishing an assault weapon.

09/20/2011

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Oakland Man Listed In Gang Injunction Arrested During Assault Weapons Sting

Oakland police arrested a man, who was listed in a gang injunction, during a weapons investigation Thursday, police said.

CBS San Francisco–05/21/2011