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California Program Hunts Down Illegal Gun Owners

April 5, 2013 | 5:30 am

California Program Hunts Down Illegal Gun Owners

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By Elaine Korry California has some of the most comprehensive gun control laws in the nation. It is also the only state with an active program to disarm people who own guns illegally. Since 2007, the state Department of Justice has been sending trained agents to seize registered firearms from people who have lost their […]

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Calif. Congressman Cardoza Announces Resignation

August 14, 2012 | 1:58 pm

Calif. Congressman Cardoza Announces Resignation

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MERCED, Calif. (AP) — A Congressman from California’s Central Valley is resigning. Democratic Rep. Dennis Cardoza, whose district includes Modesto, Stockton and Merced, announced his resignation in a statement on Tuesday. It takes effect at midnight. The statement does not cite a reason for the resignation. But in an interview with the Fresno Bee, Cardoza […]

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May 17, 2011 | 11:01 am

Tour of California Stage 3: Into the Valley of Wet

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The race has departed Auburn for what promises to be a rainy but rapid trip down to Modesto. Stage Three will sweep along the edge of the Sierra foothills and pass through Folsom and Rancho Murieta, cross the hills between the East Bay Municipal Utility District’s Camanche and Pardee reservoirs, past the hamlet of Milton […]

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