Newtown CT http://kvpr.org en California Legislation Would Require Permit for Ammo Purchase http://kvpr.org/post/california-legislation-would-require-permit-ammo-purchase <p></p><p>A California state Senator plans to introduce legislation that would require anyone purchasing gun ammunition to first obtain a permit and pass a background check.</p><p>Democratic Senator Kevin de Leon is authoring the bill in response to the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut. He says he has no intention of stopping law abiding citizens from purchasing ammunition.</p> Tue, 18 Dec 2012 23:21:11 +0000 Amy Quinton 8337 at http://kvpr.org California Legislation Would Require Permit for Ammo Purchase On Valley Edition: Local Reaction to Newtown CT Shootings http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-local-reaction-newtown-ct-shootings <p></p><p>This week on Valley Edition we talk about the tragic shootings in Newtown, CT. Fresno Unified Superintendent Michael Hanson and Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims join us in the first segment to talk about how local schools and law enforcement&nbsp;have taken steps to prevent similar attacks from happening here. What have we learned from Newtown, and how can we keep our children safe in the classroom?&nbsp;</p> Tue, 18 Dec 2012 20:28:07 +0000 Juanita Stevenson 8322 at http://kvpr.org On Valley Edition: Local Reaction to Newtown CT Shootings California Schools Urged to Revisit Safety Plans http://kvpr.org/post/california-schools-urged-revisit-safety-plans <p></p><p>California law requires each school to have a safety plan – and make it available to the public.&nbsp; In the aftermath of Friday’s mass shooting in Connecticut, education and public safety officials want schools to take a new look at those plans to see if they should be revised. &nbsp;</p><p>State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson wants to reassure parents who wonder if what happened in Newtown could happen to them.</p><p>“I believe our California schools are safe," says Torlakson.</p> Tue, 18 Dec 2012 17:29:01 +0000 Ben Adler 8300 at http://kvpr.org California Schools Urged to Revisit Safety Plans