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Gun Buyback

Bay Area Cities Host Gun Buyback Events On Anniversary Of Newtown Shooting

SAN JOSE (KCBS) — Cities around the Bay Area are holding gun buyback events on Saturday to mark the anniversary of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, in which 20 children and six staff […]

12/13/2013

Weapons confiscated during a joint US Marshals-Oakland Police raid (US Marshals/OPD)

Oakland Plans Gun Buyback Event

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, Police Chief Sean Whent and community leaders said Wednesday that they hope a gun buyback event planned for next month will take a significant number of guns off of the city’s streets.

11/21/2013

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Nation’s 1st Crowdfunded Gun Buyback Event Held In SF’s Mission District

A successful gun buyback event in San Francisco’s Mission District on Thursday night was the first in the U.S. to be partly-funded though a crowdsourcing non-profit.

08/09/2013

Toy guns were exchanged for books at a buyback event at Strobridge Elementary School in Hayward on June 8, 2013. (CBS)

Hayward School Holds Buyback For Toy Guns

A different-kind of gun buyback was held in Hayward on Saturday as some school children were given the chance to trade in their toy guns for a prize.

06/10/2013

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

Anonymous Gun Buy Back Program In San Francisco

Santa Clara County Holding 2nd Gun Buyback Event

Santa Clara County is planning a second gun buyback event this Saturday, following a highly successful buyback on March 2 that netted more than 1,100 firearms.

03/18/2013

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Rocket Launcher Turned In At Solano County Gun Buyback

Solano County’s first countywide gun buyback program Saturday collected 344 weapons including a military rocket launcher.

03/09/2013

Anonymous Gun Buy Back Program In San Francisco

Solano County Law Enforcement Holding Gun Buyback In Vallejo

Solano County law enforcement agencies are holding a gun buyback between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday at the Solano County Fairgrounds in Vallejo.

03/09/2013

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

Customers look over an assortment of weapons at a gun show. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Capitola Police Chief Wants Gun Shows Banned

The police chief of a Northern California beach town wants the city to ban gun shows and tighten zoning rules for weapons dealers.

02/14/2013

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