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 Santa Clara man pleaded not guilty Thursday to possessing assault rifles, explosives and bomb-making materials and to threatening a public official in a dispute over gun control.
A Santa Clara man was charged Friday with possessing assault weapons, explosives and bomb-making materials after the California Highway Patrol tracked an emailed death threat to Democratic state Sen. Leland Yee of San Francisco.
State Sen. Leland Yee said Thursday that a death threat against him that led to the arrest of a Santa Clara County man will not deter him from moving forward with gun control proposals in the Legislature.
A threat to California State Senator Leland Yee has led to the arrest of a Santa Clara man and the confiscation of explosive materials and a loaded handgun, KPIX 5 has confirmed.
A gun show drew a record crowd over the weekend in Daly City.
In the wake of the second deadliest massacre in U.S. history, a state senator from the Bay Area will reintroduce a bill that will plug what he calls a major loophole in California’s assault weapons ban.
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A California lawmaker has said he will introduce legislation aimed at strengthening the state’s restrictions on gun ownership in the wake of the mass shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn.
The nation’s second-deadliest school shooting, in which a man with semi-automatic weapons opened fire Friday inside a Connecticut elementary school where his mother worked as a teacher and killed 26 people, prompted renewed calls to close a major loophole in California’s state assault weapons ban that was first exposed by a CBS 5 report.