Many areas are off-limits, including schools, courthouses and businesses that sell alcohol for consumption. As of January 1, 2019, concealed carry licenses require a minimum eight-hour firearms training course that teaches California firearms laws and gun safety, including firing of a gun in a “live-fire” shooting exercise at a shooting range. Sec. 18-102. Discharge of firearms, air guns, etc. The discharging or firing of any weapon, bow instrument where the pull of the bow is forty (40) pounds or more, compound bow, crossbow, recurved bow, long bow, air rifle, pellet gun, or firearm of any description within the city is prohibited with the following exceptions:.