Oakland City Council To Consider New Gun RestrictionsOakland officials are proposing several new ordinances to regulate guns in the city, seeking to reduce guns stolen from homes and vehicles including from law enforcement officers and banning high-capacity magazines.
California Public Colleges Lack System-Wide Plan To Handle Mass ShootingsCalifornia's public colleges and universities have taken seriously the task of preparing for the threat of mass shootings, although decisions about how to do so are made by individual campuses rather than system-wide.
Rep. Honda Proposes Bill To Keep Military Body Armor 'Out Of Wrong Hands'Rep. Mike Honda, D-San Jose, Wednesday announced legislation that would block civilians from accessing military-grade body armor to prevent criminals from using them in gun battles with law enforcement.
Gun Rights Advocates Gather Outside Senator Feinstein’s SF OfficeA handful of guns rights supporters gathered in front of California U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein’s San Francisco office to protest her proposed assault weapons ban. Meanwhile she faces an uphill battle on Capitol Hill to push her assault weapons ban through a senate judiciary committee.
2012: The Bay Area Looks Back...From the Hantavirus to the San Francisco Giants second World Series win, take a look at the some of the biggest stories that made headlines in the Bay Area in 2012...
Feinstein Says NRA All Wrong About Preventing School ShootingsCalifornia's senior U.S. Senator is one of many local lawmakers who denounced the National Rifle Association's call for armed police officers in every school on Friday.