- The California legislature is
attempting to regain the state's stature of having the strictest
gun laws after New York lawmakers recently passed a package of laws
giving their state the toughest gun control laws in America.
Capitol Bureau Chief Ben
gives us the details in this week's Capitol
California's Gun Laws
- US attorney Ben Wagner
joins us with details of
California's current gun control regulations and why some of those
regulations aren't being enforced.
Do California's Gun Laws Work?
- There are
already a number of laws on the books in California - and federally
- regarding gun ownership. Do those existing laws work? Have they
reduced the number of gun deaths in the areas where they're
stronger and well-enforced? We'd like to talk with two professors
who have both done extensive research on various topics related to
gun control and gun violence and have come to different conclusions
about what works and why. Jen suggests William Vizzard at Sac State
(generally believes more gun control is ineffective) and Garen Wintemute
at UC Davis (correlates gun
violence with public health and works on prevention of firearm
"50 Shades of Grey" Influence on Romance
- Fifty Shades of Romance Panel Sizzle will happen
when four, local, romance authors conduct a discussion about
writing romance-mystery-suspense novels, Sunday,
February 10th at 2:00 pm at The Market Place in Folsom
authors will answer questions from the audience as well as discuss
writing erotic-mystery romance in today's market that is being
shaped by the success of the "Fifty Shades" series. Author Cindy
Sample will lead the other authors on the panel Dee Brice, Donna
del Oro and Paisley Kirkpatrick.