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.
California State Senate Considers Sweeping Gun Control MeasuresNearly a dozen measures would significantly reshape California's gun laws, already among the strictest in the nation.
San Francisco Police Say Saturday Gun Buyback Took In 91 WeaponsSan Francisco police took in 91 guns in Saturday's gun-buyback program, a police spokeswoman said.
49ers Linebacker Aldon Smith Pleads Not Guilty To Gun ChargesSan Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith pleaded not guilty Tuesday to three felony counts of possessing an illegal assault weapon in Santa Clara County Superior Court in San Jose.
49ers Activate Troubled Linebacker Aldon SmithAll-Pro 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been activated to the roster from the non-football injury list, two days after he turned himself in to Santa Clara County authorities as he faces weapons charges.
49ers' Aldon Smith Posts Bail On Gun Charges After Rehab StintSan Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was released on bail Tuesday in San Jose on three felony gun charges after turning himself in to the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office, a sheriff's office spokesman said.
Gov. Brown Vetoes Centerpiece Bill Putting New Restrictions On Gun OwnershipGov. Jerry Brown has vetoed a bill that would have banned future sales of most semi-automatic rifles that accept detachable magazines, part of a firearms package approved by state lawmakers in response to mass shootings in other states.
49er Aldon Smith Charged With Felony Weapons Possession San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been charged with three felony counts of illegal possession of an assault weapon, stemming from a party at his home in June 2012.
Bill To Ban 'Bullet Button' Awaits Gov. Brown's SignatureA bill sitting on the governor's desk could finally close what gun control advocates describe as a huge loophole in California's assault weapons ban. A KPIX 5 investigation first raised the issue more than a year ago, prompting Senator Leland Yee to introduce the first version of the legislation.
Police Find Weapons Cache At Home Of Suspect In SFSU Student's DeathPolice said they discovered a large weapons cache at the home of a man accused of fatally shooting a San Francisco State University student earlier this week.
Berkeley Lawmaker's Gun Control Bill Heads To Gov. Brown's DeskAssembly Bill 48, which passed by a vote of 43-30, also would make it illegal to buy large-capacity magazines that allow people to fire multiple bullets quickly without reloading.
UC Santa Cruz Security Guard Arrested For Planning RobberyA University of California, Santa Cruz security guard was arrested on suspicion of planning a large-scale robbery and possessing a cache of illegal guns and ammunition, police said.

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