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UC Davis Researcher Facing Firearm, Explosives Possession Charges After Explosion

A chemistry researcher at the University of California, Davis who was injured in an explosion at his campus apartment last week faces 10 charges of possessing firearms and explosives.



SF, Oakland Plan Weekend Holiday Gun Buyback

The buyback on Saturday will offer $200 each for up to three weapons per person. Only gun owners with verified residence in either San Francisco or Oakland qualify.


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Wanted Parolee Arrested After SF Police Chase, Crash Days After Release

Police Thursday identified a man who was arrested Wednesday night after allegedly striking a patrol car with his vehicle while trying to evade police in the city’s Sunnyside neighborhood.


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Federal Judge Rejects NRA Effort To Block San Francisco Gun Laws

A federal judge has rejected a National Rifle Association effort to block enforcement of San Francisco gun laws.


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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.



Mediation Ordered In Alameda County Fairgrounds Gun Show Dispute

A federal appeals court in San Francisco Wednesday ordered mediation on a long-running battle over whether gun shows can be held at the Alameda County fairgrounds in Pleasanton.



SF Appeals Panel Takes Up Long-Running Battle Over Gun Shows

A 13-year-old legal battle over gun shows at the Alameda County fairgrounds in Pleasanton is going before an 11-judge panel of a federal appeals court in San Francisco Monday.



South Bay Domestic Violence Deaths Highest In A Decade; Stricter Gun Policy Sought

Sixteen people died as a result of domestic violence in Santa Clara County last year—the highest number of deaths in nearly a decade, the district attorney’s office announced Tuesday.


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Budget Cuts Mean Oakland Police Recovering Fewer Guns Off The Streets

Layoffs and budget cuts have hurt the department in their efforts to get the deadly weapons off the streets and out of the hand of criminals.


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7 Arrested In Vallejo Following 3-Month Drug Investigation

Solano County law enforcement agencies arrested seven Vallejo residents Thursday on various charges as part of a three-month drug sales investigation.