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.
The Bay Area has traditionally been a tough place to legally carry a concealed loaded gun. But that may be changing.
The National Rifle Association is suing on behalf of the San Francisco Veteran Police Officers Association over the city’s upcoming ban on the possession of gun magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds.
A 17-year-old El Sobrante boy was arrested at a Wingstop restaurant in Pinole after he was spotted with a loaded gun in his waistband, police said Thursday.
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith pleaded not guilty Tuesday to three felony counts of possessing an illegal assault weapon in Santa Clara County Superior Court in San Jose.
A man walking his dogs in Rincon Valley Community Park last week found two loaded, semi-automatic handguns near Maria Carrillo High School in Santa Rosa, according to the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office.
Measure C, which asked Sunnyvale voters to approve four city ordinances related to gun safety and the controls on ammunition sales, passed with more than 66 percent of the vote.
Measure C would require all firearms to be locked up when not in use and is one of the more controversial items on the ballot for this Tuesday’s election.
All-Pro 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been activated to the roster from the non-football injury list, two days after he turned himself in to Santa Clara County authorities as he faces weapons charges.
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was released on bail Tuesday in San Jose on three felony gun charges after turning himself in to the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office, a sheriff’s office spokesman said.