Mourners attended a a mass in Spanish for the 13-year-old, killed by a Sonoma County sheriff’s deputy last week.
Coverage on the protest over the Andy Lopez shooting in Santa Rosa.
State law aims to take guns away from potentially dangerous owners, including the mentally ill.
Advocates for Measure C want a safe environment; opponents say it will lead to legal battles with NRA.
A review of some of this week’s top stories, told in pictures.
Fracking, raising the minimum wage, and driver’s licenses for immigrants top the list.
by Alex Emslie City officials are reaching out to Oakland youth in an effort to fully implement Operation Ceasefire, which was adopted last year as the police department’s violent crime reduction strategy but is only now getting a dedicated team of officers. The move comes after the shooting deaths Wednesday of 1½-year-old Drew Jackson and […]
SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) — San Francisco city officials are holding a gun buyback event in the Mission District on Thursday to try to reduce the potential for violence in the neighborhood. Supervisor David Campos, who represents the Mission District, is joining Mayor Ed Lee and community partners to organize the event, scheduled from 6-8 p.m. […]
Buying a gun is pretty tough in California. It will take you 10 days to go through the background check process. More than 110 criminal or mental health conditions can make you a “prohibited person” who’s not allowed to buy guns. Handgun purchases are limited to one a month. Buying ammunition, on the other hand, […]
by Elaine Korry Accidental gun deaths have topped news headlines lately, with young people the most likely victims. In Sacramento, several Democratic state lawmakers are sponsoring bills to cut down on these tragic accidents, by making gun owners more accountable for how their weapons are secured. One measure would make gun owners liable for any […]