Congressman Scott Peters

Representing the 52nd District of California

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Jul 1, 2016 In The News

In the mass shooting at the Pulse night club in Orlando that left 49 victims dead, it took law enforcement hours to secure the building and for first responders to reach some of the wounded. In the wait, it’s very likely some of the victims died from bleeding from their gunshot wounds.

Jun 23, 2016 In The News

A blackout of television cameras in the US House Representatives during the Democrats’ gun control sit-in may have spurred public interest in the protest as it forced the demonstrators to use social media to broadcast their message.

Jun 22, 2016 In The News

Congressional Democrats, led by Representative John Lewis, are protesting the House’s refusal to vote on gun-control measures. We’re providing live updates of their protest, and reactions, as it continues.

Jun 20, 2016 In The News

As San Diegans coped with parching heat instead of the usual June gloom, DNA sequencing giant Illumina honored Jay Flatley, the company's longtime CEO.

Jun 12, 2016 In The News

Reaction from San Diego officials to the mass murder at an Orlando, Florida nightclub began early this Sunday morning on social media.

“San Diego stands united with the people of Orlando,” Mayor Kevin Faulconer said on Twitter. “Our sincere condolences to the families affected by this horrible act of violence.”

Jun 6, 2016 In The News

Four local leaders are fighting for families who say their homes are under siege, because they’re under a growing number of noisy airplanes.

Jun 2, 2016 In The News

San Diego County Waterfront Park was doused in orange on Thursday for the Wear Orange Walk to commemorate National Gun Violence Awareness Day.

"Blaze orange"-- what hunters often wear in the woods-- is fast becoming the recognized color of those advocating an end to gun violence.

Jun 1, 2016 In The News

The family of a U.S. soldier killed in World War II received eight long overdue medals from Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) Wednesday. 

Army Private Juan Sablan was killed in action in the Philippines during the war.