Police found 26 guns, thousands of bullets and dozens of high-capacity ammunition magazines at the home of a Santa Clara man charged with threatening to kill a state lawmaker over proposed gun control legislation, according to search warrants unsealed Thursday.
A man charged with threatening a California state senator allegedly boasted in an email that he could use his sniper skills to assassinate the politician while hiding in Sacramento.
A Santa Clara man pleaded not guilty Thursday to possessing assault rifles, explosives and bomb-making materials and to threatening a public official in a dispute over gun control.
A Santa Clara man was charged Friday with possessing assault weapons, explosives and bomb-making materials after the California Highway Patrol tracked an emailed death threat to Democratic state Sen. Leland Yee of San Francisco.
The man arrested Tuesday on suspicion of threats against California State Senator Leland Yee had a reputation as a skilled engineer who had previously done work for Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak.
State Sen. Leland Yee said Thursday that a death threat against him that led to the arrest of a Santa Clara County man will not deter him from moving forward with gun control proposals in the Legislature.
A threat to California State Senator Leland Yee has led to the arrest of a Santa Clara man and the confiscation of explosive materials and a loaded handgun, KPIX 5 has confirmed.
State Sen. Leland Yee on Friday introduced legislation permanently extending double fine zones for dangerous stretches of 19th Avenue and Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco.
In the wake of the second deadliest massacre in U.S. history, a state senator from the Bay Area will reintroduce a bill that will plug what he calls a major loophole in California’s assault weapons ban.
A California lawmaker has said he will introduce legislation aimed at strengthening the state’s restrictions on gun ownership in the wake of the mass shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn.