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Sunnyvale Mayor: ‘We Won’t Back Down’ in Gun Control Fight

November 12, 2013 | 10:24 am

Sunnyvale Mayor: ‘We Won’t Back Down’ in Gun Control Fight

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Town faces threat of NRA lawsuit after voters pass measure responding to last year’s Newtown massacre.

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Voters Say Yes to Gun Control, Sales Taxes and Some School Bonds

November 6, 2013 | 9:53 am

Voters Say Yes to Gun Control, Sales Taxes and Some School Bonds

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Controversial measure on gun control passes in Sunnyvale, school bonds across the Bay Area prevail.

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Election 2013: Guide to Sunnyvale Measures A, B and C

November 4, 2013 | 4:25 pm

Election 2013: Guide to Sunnyvale Measures A, B and C

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Election cycle, hotel tax and gun control measures are on the ballot for Sunnyvale voters.

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Hundreds Attend Funeral Mass For Andy Lopez in Santa Rosa

October 30, 2013 | 9:32 am

Hundreds Attend Funeral Mass For Andy Lopez in Santa Rosa

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Mourners attended a a mass in Spanish for the 13-year-old, killed by a Sonoma County sheriff’s deputy last week.

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More Than 1,000 Attend Andy Lopez Protest Rally in Santa Rosa

October 29, 2013 | 6:15 pm

More Than 1,000 Attend Andy Lopez Protest Rally in Santa Rosa

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Coverage on the protest over the Andy Lopez shooting in Santa Rosa.

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Courts’ Failure to Follow Law Could Leave Guns in Wrong Hands

October 29, 2013 | 6:15 pm

Courts’ Failure to Follow Law Could Leave Guns in Wrong Hands

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State law aims to take guns away from potentially dangerous owners, including the mentally ill.

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Is Gun Control in Low-Crime Sunnyvale Needed or Not?

October 29, 2013 | 11:26 am

Is Gun Control in Low-Crime Sunnyvale Needed or Not?

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Advocates for Measure C want a safe environment; opponents say it will lead to legal battles with NRA.

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News Pix: Oracle Wins America’s Cup, A’s Head to Playoffs and Albany Bulb Sees Change

September 27, 2013 | 12:47 pm

News Pix: Oracle Wins America’s Cup, A’s Head to Playoffs and Albany Bulb Sees Change

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A review of some of this week’s top stories, told in pictures.

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Legislators Toss Gov. Brown Some 400 Bills at Deadline

September 13, 2013 | 4:41 pm

Legislators Toss Gov. Brown Some 400 Bills at Deadline

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Fracking, raising the minimum wage, and driver’s licenses for immigrants top the list.

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In Oakland, Killing of Toddler and Father Spur New Commitment to ‘Operation Ceasefire’

August 8, 2013 | 12:23 pm

In Oakland, Killing of Toddler and Father Spur New Commitment to ‘Operation Ceasefire’

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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 […]

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