A federal judge appeared inclined at a hearing in San Francisco Tuesday to turn down a request to block a city law banning possession of high-capacity ammunition magazines, but deferred making a ruling.
A rookie Oakland police officer was arrested last weekend for allegedly brandishing a gun in a San Francisco restaurant to impress a woman, San Francisco police said Friday.
Three men were arrested and drugs and guns were seized when authorities served a search warrant at a Santa Rosa home early Sunday morning, according to the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office.
A group of Silicon Valley investors have launched a challenge with a $1 million prize for inventors to create new technologies to reduce gun violence.
BB guns and pellet guns would have to look clearly different from those that fire bullets to be sold in California under a bill approved Tuesday by the state Senate in response to several recent shooting tragedies involving children.
Smith & Wesson said Wednesday it will stop selling handguns in California rather comply with a new state law, joining manufacturer Sturm, Rugger & Co, according to the Washington Times.
A state lawmaker proposed Monday that California extend its requirement that gun buyers undergo background checks and register their weapons to anyone who assembles a firearm in their home.
An array of new and sometimes controversial laws hits January 1st, 2014.
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.