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

Gov. Brown Signs Bills Imposing Tighter Gun Controls In California

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed two bills into law that are intended to keep firearms out of the hands of those who shouldn’t have them.

07/18/2014

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California Challenges Concealed Weapons Ruling

California’s attorney general on Thursday appealed a federal court decision that overturned San Diego County’s concealed weapons restrictions.

02/27/2014

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Court: California Concealed Weapons Rules Violate 2nd Amendment

A divided federal appeals court has struck down California’s concealed weapons rules, saying they violate the Second Amendment right to bear arms.

02/13/2014

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

California Senate OKs Spending $24M For Gun Seizures

State lawmakers have sent Gov. Jerry Brown a bill that would provide more money for a state program that confiscates guns from felons, those deemed mentally unstable and others who are prohibited from owning them.

04/22/2013

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

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Gun Rights Activists Protest New Law At San Leandro Mall

A law which goes into effect the first of the year bans people from carrying unloaded handguns in public.

10/23/2011

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Vallejo Man Arrested After Cocaine, Drugs, Cash Found In 2 Homes

A man suspected of selling cocaine was arrested after detectives discovered narcotics, handguns, and more than $12,000 at two Vallejo homes, according to the Solano County Sheriff’s Office.

CBS San Francisco–06/12/2011

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Judge Rules California Ban On Some Handgun Ammunition Unconstitutional

A judge in Fresno has ruled that California’s new ban on certain sales of handgun ammunition cannot take effect as planned next month.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/19/2011