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Sunnyvale Voters To Consider Tough Gun Control Measure

The 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.

07/18/2013

The Sandy Hook Promise Innovation Initiative web page. (CBS)

Sandy Hook Families Join Tech Leaders To Launch Anti-Gun Violence Initiative

Family 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.

03/14/2013

An AR-15 is seen for sale on the wall at the National Armory gun store on January 16, 2013 in Pompano Beach, Florida. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Feinstein’s Gun Control Bill Debated In Emotional Committee Hearing

Senator 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.

02/27/2013

Rep. Jackie Speier (D-San Mateo) (CBS)

Jonestown Massacre Survivor Speier Named To Gun Control Task Force

A 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.

01/04/2013

Residents pay tribute to the victims of an elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, on December 15, 2012.  (EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Calif. State Senate Leader Seeks Mental Health Focus After Connecticut Shooting

While 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.

12/20/2012

Newtown Shrine

Gov. Brown Calls For Friday Moment Of Silence For Newtown Victims

California 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.

12/20/2012

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Opinion: Gun Reform

In 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.

12/19/2012

Candles are lit among mementos at a memorial for victims of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, on December 17, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. The first two funerals for victims of the shooting were held today. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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.

12/17/2012

Obama in Newtown

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.

12/16/2012

Residents pay tribute to the victims of an elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, on December 15, 2012.  (EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Names, Details Emerge About Connecticut Shooting Victims

The nation is reeling as more details emerge about the victims of the Connecticut school massacre.

12/15/2012

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