Gun sales in San Francisco are on the rise and are expected to keep increasing in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., shooting late last year. Yet local gun controls leave law enforcement officials with no way of knowing how many firearms — legal or not — are in The City. Read More
Your editorial about City College of San Francisco (“Local community must help keep CCSF doors open,” July 17) did not address either the cause of the problems or solutions. Read More
The man accused of killing a dozen people in a Colorado movie theater during a showing of the new "Batman" film gave little away in his first court appearance on Monday, sitting silently in a red jailhouse jump suit and with his hair dyed bright red. Read More
President Barack Obama travels to Colorado on Sunday to meet families bereaved after a “demonic” gunman went on a shooting rampage at a movie theater in a Denver suburb, killing at least 12 people and wounding 58.The victims, who ranged from six to 51 years of age, died in Aurora, Colorado, early on Friday when a gunman police identified as graduate-school dropout James Holmes opened fire during a packed midnight premiere of the latest “Batman” film. Read More
San Francisco police have increased patrols around city movie theaters featuring the movie “The Dark Knight Rises.”
The heightened security is in reaction to Friday’s shooting massacre inside a movie theater in Aurora, Colo., during a midnight screening of the highly anticipated Batman film.
San Francisco police said it wants to deter from possible copycats and reassure filmgoers. Read More