President Obama has unveiled his plan to overhaul the nation’s gun laws. In California, which already has some of the nation’s toughest gun laws, lawmakers are moving forward with plans for more control.
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President Obama unveils his administration’s plan to overhaul the nation’s gun laws Wednesday.
In California, which already has some of the nation’s toughest gun laws, state lawmakers are moving forward with plans of their own to further thwart gun violence.
San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has announced plans to open up an office in Tijuana. Adrian Florido explains where the office will be, what it will do and why this is another step in cross border cooperation.
The country's largest university system is wading into the world of online education. Yesterday, San Jose State announced it's joined forces with one of the leading for-profit online education companies, Udacity