Bloomberg Sees California As Model On Climate Change, GunsThe Democratic presidential candidate and former New York City mayor likes a lot of what he sees in the Golden State.
Oakland Hires Anti-Violence Czar With Proven Track Record To Stop CrimeThere has been a spike in violent crime in Oakland and the city has is getting help to reverse the trend.
Gilroy Gun Buy Back Program Nets Nearly 500 WeaponsIt was impossible to ignore the backdrop against which Saturday's gun buyback program in Gilroy took place.
Contra Costa County Norteno Gang Crackdown Ends With 15 ConvictionsA Contra Costa County gang crackdown, launched in 2016 and targeting violent Norteno gang members and their associates, has resulted in 15 individuals being convicted of felony offenses including attempted murder, transporting weapons and selling drugs, prosecutors announced Wednesday.
Family Struggling With Senseless Death Of Richmond Dad Killed By Stray BulletSix months ago, we at KPIX 5 lost a coworker to gun violence. Miguel Ramirez was just heading out to grab the newspaper when he got hit by a stray bullet outside his Richmond home.
Two Dozen Arrested In Massive San Mateo County Gun And Drug BustOver two dozen suspects were arrested and more than 130 firearms, 39 pounds of methamphetamine, and about 20 pounds of marijuana were seized in a huge San Mateo County bust led by the ATF this week.
Gilroy Garlic Festival Mass Shooting Lawsuit: Security Lapses Led To Deadly AttackNegligent security measures allowed a gunman to sneak in and fatally shoot three people and wound 13 others at the Gilroy Garlic Festival last summer, five of the injured victims claim in a lawsuit.
California To Allow Employers, Co-Workers, Teachers To Seek Gun Violence Restraining OrdersGov. Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a law that will make state the first to allow employers, co-workers and teachers to seek gun violence restraining orders.
Dealer In Illegal Gun Operation Sentenced To 8 Years In PrisonAn Oakland man who helped run an illegal pipeline of guns from Nevada to the Bay Area has been sentenced to eight years in prison, federal prosecutors announced late Monday.
San Francisco Mayor Dismisses NRA Claims Of Retreat On 'Terrorist' ResolutionSan Francisco Mayor London Breed on Tuesday dismissed the National Rifle Association's claims that she was backing down from the city's non-binding resolution labeling the NRA as a "terrorist organization."
Study: Half Of Guns Used In Alameda County Crimes Not RegisteredOnly half of the guns used to commit crimes in Alameda County last year were registered in California and less than 10 percent were registered to the person who committed the crime, according to a study released this week by District Attorney Nancy O'Malley.
UC Study: 'Red Flag' Laws Can Play Role In Preventing Mass ShootingsThere's new evidence that one intervention could play a role in reducing the violence: "red flag" orders.
Petaluma Police Stop Accepting Unwanted, Damaged AmmunitionPetaluma police are no longer accepting ammunition at their station for destruction because of storage constraints and the cost of disposal.
Harris Proposes Taking On Domestic Terrorism With 'Red Flag' Law, Gun Background ChecksSen. Kamala Harris on Wednesday released a plan to take on domestic terrorism, by making it harder for suspected individuals to get guns.
Modesto May Ban Weapons At Rallies, Protests Amid Proposed 'Straight Pride' EventThe central California city of Modesto will consider banning firearms, glass bottles, baseball bats and other items that can be used as weapons at rallies and protests.