Richard Gonzales Richard Gonzales is NPR's National Desk Correspondent based in San Francisco.
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SEC Bans Falcone From Trading For 5 Years

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Firearms seized during a sweep by the Los Angeles Police Department using the California's Armed Prohibited Persons System initiative. The program uses a database to identify gun owners who are no longer allowed to possess a firearm. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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Holder Proposes Reducing Minimum Sentences For Drug Offenses

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Cephus "Bobby" Johnson in 2011, when the former transit officer who shot Johnson's nephew, Oscar Grant, was released from jail. Johnson and other family members have seen Fruitvale Station, a new feature film depicting the shooting, multiple times. Jason Redmond/AP hide caption

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First Responders Hailed As Heroes After Plane Crash

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Crash At San Francisco Airport Kills Two

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Same-Sex Marriages Resume In California

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Reactions To Gay-Marriage Rulings Run The Gamut

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California Citizens Redistricting Commission members sign resolutions certifying the final vote for new legislative and congressional maps at the Capitol in Sacramento in 2011. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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Political Battles Still Dog Redistricting In California

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