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Connecticut School Massacre

Cleveland Elementary School in Stockton, where a gunman opened fire and killed five schoolchildren on January 17, 1989. (CBS)

Stockton School Shooting Survivors On Differing Sides Of Gun Debate

When a gunman opened fire at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut late last year, it sent a shudder and a flashback through the people of Stockton.

05/14/2013

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Assembly OK’s Bill Limiting Gun Permits To Individuals

Democrats in the California Assembly have approved a bill that would restrict permits to own assault weapons and .50-caliber rifles to individuals.

04/15/2013

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 Blames NRA, Gun Makers For Derailing Assault Weapons Ban

U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein is blaming the National Rifle Association and gun manufacturers for the reluctance among many of her colleagues to ban assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines.

04/03/2013

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

The Sandy Hook Promise Innovation Initiative web page. (CBS)

Sandy Hook Families Join Tech Leaders To Launch Anti-Gun Violence Initiative

Family members who lost children in the Sandy Hook school shooting gathered in San Francisco with some of the top Bay Area technology entrepreneurs and venture capitalists on Thursday, announcing an initiative with the aim of reducing gun violence through technological innovation.

03/14/2013

An AR-15 is seen for sale on the wall at the National Armory gun store on January 16, 2013 in Pompano Beach, Florida. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Feinstein’s Gun Control Bill Debated In Emotional Committee Hearing

Senator Dianne Feinstein called for a new assault weapons ban at an emotional Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday, where a father of a victim from the Sandy Hook tragedy testified.

02/27/2013

Gunman Kills Seven At Oikos University In Oakland

Bay Area Law Enforcement Encourages Fighting Back Against Active Shooters

Law enforcement agencies have begun adopting a new policy on so-called “active shooters,” encouraging civilians to take safety into their own hands and take down gunmen who threaten them at work or school.

02/21/2013

Gun Buyback

California Democrats Push For Strictest Gun Laws In Nation

Democrats who control the state Legislature revealed 10 proposals that they said would make California the most restrictive state for possessing firearms.

02/07/2013

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

Senator Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Feinstein, Conn. Senators Set To Propose Assault Weapons Ban

Connecticut’s two U.S. senators are joining forces with California Sen. Dianne Feinstein and other key senators, proposing a retooled federal ban on assault weapons in the wake of the deadly Newtown school shooting.

01/23/2013

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