3 Largest Bay Area Cities To Hold Gun Buyback Drives During Sandy Hook 2-Year AnniversarySan Francisco, San Jose and Oakland will hold gun buyback programs this weekend on the two-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings.
East Bay Schools Staff Training To Survive Gunman AttackTeachers and staff at some Bay Area schools are receiving special safety training from a Texas institute on how to respond in the event that a gunman is on campus.
Sen. Feinstein Blames NRA, Gun Makers For Derailing Assault Weapons BanU.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein is blaming the National Rifle Association and gun manufacturers for the reluctance among many of her colleagues to ban assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines.
Phil Matier: Committee Considers Berkeley Lawmaker's Ammunition BillThe Assembly Committee on Public Safety was tasked with considering a proposal to require ammunition vendors to be authorized dealers and to get identification from buyers. A hearing was scheduled for 9 a.m.
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.
Bay Area Reacts Favorably To President Obama's Plan To Curb Gun ViolenceA CBS 5 poll of Bay Area residents - taken shortly after the president released his plan - showed significant support for background checks (76%), an assault weapons ban (71%), and ammunition limits (67%).
Ways To Help Those Affected By Connecticut School ShootingThe nation is grieving for the victims of a mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut and many are wondering how they can help.
Former Babysitter Warned By Conn. Gunman's Mother 'Never Turn Your Back'A man who said he once babysat for Newtown, Conn., gunman Adam Lanza says he recalls Lanza’s mother warning him never to turn his back on the boy - not even to go to the bathroom.
Names, Details Emerge About Connecticut Shooting VictimsThe nation is reeling as more details emerge about the victims of the Connecticut school massacre.
Bay Area Schools Increase Security, Offer Counseling After Connecticut MassacreIn the wake of 27 people, including 20 children, being gunned down at a Newton, Connecticut elementary school, security was stepped up and counseling services were made available at schools throughout the Bay Area on Friday.
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.