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Firearms

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

John Avalos

SF Supervisor Urges Pension Divestment From Firearm, Fossil Fuel Companies

San Francisco Supervisor John Avalos introduced resolutions earlier this week urging the retirement board of the San Francisco Employees’ Retirement System to divest more than $1.9 billion away from firearm and fossil fuels companies over the next five years.

02/07/2013

A San Francisco police officer inspects a rifle that is being surrendered during a gun buy back program on December 15, 2012 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Saturday Gun Buyback In San Mateo Nets Hundreds Of Weapons

A gun buyback event in San Mateo Saturday collected more than 680 firearms, including 24 assault weapons, 338 hand guns and 371 long guns, according to Congresswoman Jackie Speier.

01/26/2013

Police Sirens

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.

01/24/2013

(CBS)

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.

12/14/2012

Malachi Barton

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.

11/29/2012

Hand Gun

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.

11/28/2012

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

(CBS)

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.

04/05/2012

(CBS)

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.

03/19/2012

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