Firearms

Guns sit in a box that were surrendered during a gun buy back program.

Contra Costa To Fund Countywide Gun Buyback

MARTINEZ (KCBS) – Authorities have launched a fundraising effort to pay for the first countywide gun buyback in Contra Costa planned for later this summer, the District Attorney’s Office said Friday. “If we did five […]

06/07/2013

(CBS)

Berkeley Woman Among 6 Jailed In Alleged Firearm Parts Exporting Scheme

Six people including a woman in Berkeley and a man in Los Angeles have been arrested as part of a federal investigation into the illegal export of firearms parts from the U.S. to Thailand.

06/04/2013

Jackie Speier

South City Gun Buyback Pulls 250 Weapons Out Of Circulation

A gun buyback that took place in San Mateo County on Saturday has been deemed a success by one of its organizers, Rep. Jackie Speier.

04/14/2013

Weapons surrendered during a gun buyback program on December 15, 2012 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Anonymous $50,000 Donation To Fund Fremont Gun Buyback Event

An anonymous private benefactor has donated $50,000 for a gun buyback event for residents in Fremont, Newark, and Union City hosted by Fremont police next weekend.

03/08/2013

Weapons surrendered during a gun buyback program on December 15, 2012 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Santa Clara County Announces Major Gun Buyback Program

Santa Clara County has unveiled plans for what officials hope will be the largest gun buyback event held so far in the Bay Area.

02/13/2013

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

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

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