5 Years After Sandy Hook, Victims' Families Find Ways To Sustain ThemselvesMany relatives of the 26 children and educators killed five years ago at Sandy Hook Elementary School have dedicated themselves to charity, activism and other efforts to channel their grief and, in many cases, to help prevent violence.
Sunnyvale Voters To Consider Tough Gun Control MeasureThe Sunnyvale city council has voted to put a gun safety measure on the November ballot that would prohibit the sale of weapons holding more than 10 rounds.
Sandy Hook Families Join Tech Leaders To Launch Anti-Gun Violence InitiativeFamily members who lost children in the Sandy Hook school shooting gathered in San Francisco with some of the top Bay Area technology entrepreneurs and venture capitalists on Thursday, announcing an initiative with the aim of reducing gun violence through technological innovation.
Feinstein's Gun Control Bill Debated In Emotional Committee HearingSenator Dianne Feinstein called for a new assault weapons ban at an emotional Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday, where a father of a victim from the Sandy Hook tragedy testified.
Jonestown Massacre Survivor Speier Named To Gun Control Task ForceA Bay Area lawmaker who survived a massacre was appointed Friday to the Congressional task force on gun control created in response to the Connecticut elementary school killings.
Calif. State Senate Leader Seeks Mental Health Focus After Connecticut ShootingWhile much of the political debate nationally and here in the Bay Area is centering on gun control following last week’s mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, the head of California’s State Senate wants the focus to shift towards mental health.
Gov. Brown Calls For Friday Moment Of Silence For Newtown VictimsCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown is calling for a statewide moment of silence on Friday to honor the victims of last week’s mass shooting in Newtown, Conn.
Opinion: Gun ReformIn the wake of the tragedy in Connecticut, it is clear that this nation needs to reform its gun laws and a number of other needs now.
Counselors Provided At Bay Area Schools Following Connecticut Tragedy At schools across the Bay Area and around the country, counselors are being made available for students in the wake of last week’s mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.
Obama Offers 'Love, Prayers of Nation' At Moving Newtown Vigil"I am very mindful that mere words cannot match the depth of your sorrow, nor can they heal your wounded hearts," Pres. Obama said at an evening vigil in Newtown, Conn.
Names, Details Emerge About Connecticut Shooting VictimsThe nation is reeling as more details emerge about the victims of the Connecticut school massacre.
Connecticut School Massacre: 20 Children Among 28 Dead A man opened fire inside the Connecticut elementary school where his mother worked Friday, killing 27 people, including 20 children, and forcing students to cower in classrooms and then flee with the help of teachers and police.