California Senate Oks Expansions of ‘Red Flag’ Gun Law

SACRAMENTO — Employers, co-workers and teachers could ask judges to take away guns from people who are deemed a danger to themselves or others under a bill that has cleared the California Senate. Assemblyman Phil Ting introduced the bill in response to a No...

Should You Need to Pass a Social Media Check to Get a Gun?

ALBANY, N.Y. — Should hateful tweets keep you from getting a gun? "We certainly want to make sure we're putting weapons in the hands of the right people and keeping them out of the hands of the wrong people." — Sen. Kevin Parker That's a question many ha...
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Bill to End Bail in California Heads to Gov. Brown

SACRAMENTO — A bill approved Tuesday by the California Senate to end bail and replace it with a risk-assessment system is headed to Gov. Jerry Brown, who has indicated he supports it. "Today, the legislature took an important step forward in reducing the in...

Alert! Local Scammers Posing As PG&E Workers

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. is alerting customers in the Central Valley to be aware of scam activity with criminals posing as PG&E workers. Law enforcement reports that individuals claiming to work fo...