Stockton School Shooting Survivors On Differing Sides Of Gun DebateWhen a gunman opened fire at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut late last year, it sent a shudder and a flashback through the people of Stockton.
California Assembly OK’s Bill Limiting Gun Permits To IndividualsDemocrats in the California Assembly have approved a bill that would restrict permits to own assault weapons and .50-caliber rifles to individuals.
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.
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.
Bay Area Law Enforcement Encourages Fighting Back Against Active ShootersLaw enforcement agencies have begun adopting a new policy on so-called "active shooters," encouraging civilians to take safety into their own hands and take down gunmen who threaten them at work or school.
California Democrats Push For Strictest Gun Laws In NationDemocrats who control the state Legislature revealed 10 proposals that they said would make California the most restrictive state for possessing firearms.
Feinstein, Democrats Reintroduce Assault Weapon Ban Congressional Democrats are reintroducing legislation to ban assault weapons but the measure faces long odds even after last month’s mass school shooting in Newtown, Conn.
Feinstein, Conn. Senators Set To Propose Assault Weapons BanConnecticut's two U.S. senators are joining forces with California Sen. Dianne Feinstein and other key senators, proposing a retooled federal ban on assault weapons in the wake of the deadly Newtown school shooting.
New Urgency For Security Measures Planned At Lafayette SchoolsLafayette schools have begun installing new locks on all classroom doors in the district an effort to protect students from a tragedy like the deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School...
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%).
Bay Area Lawmaker Set To Reintroduce ‘Bullet Button’ LegislationIn 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.
Vallejo Gun Rights Meeting Draws Overflow CrowdAn overflow crowd at Vallejo City Hall Wednesday night debated the future of gun rights in America at a town hall style meeting called by the North Bay Congressman leading the House effort on gun control legislation.
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.