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Californian Sikh & Muslim Groups to File Complaint Against Boomers! Amusement Park
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The complaint alleges violations of California’s Unruh Civil Rights Act based on Boomers! unwillingness to permit park attendees wearing religious headgear from riding Go-Karts.




TV Crew Filming Episode on Unsolved Elk Grove Double Murder
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by Sam Cohen (Fox40)

An unsolved double murder in Elk Grove three years ago is getting some media attention this week. Parts of Stockton Boulevard near Power Inn Road will be closed to allow a TV show crew to film.




ACLU claims LA jails violating Muslim inmates’ worship rights
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by Rina Palta

Civil liberties advocates are renewing their complaints against the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s office for what they say are years of discriminating against inmates of Muslim faith.




Hamza Yusuf Leads Bay Area Prayer Service for Rain
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BY AUDREY WONG

Bay Area Muslims prayed for rain to relieve the drought affecting California on Saturday, at the Pleasanton Fairgrounds.




Study: Muslim Bias Still Strong in Calif. Classrooms
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New America Media, News Report, Semany Gashaw, Posted: Jan 10, 2014

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Pearl Abdo, a mother of seven children in San Jose, lived one of her worst fears: the bullying of her children in school for being Muslim.




Nearly Half of Muslim Students in California Schools Have Been Bullied in Some Way: Report
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By Matt Coker

Nearly half of California’s Muslim students say they have been subjected to some form of bias-based bullying, according to a first-ever report released Thursday.




Kolbe Academy, Robert Spencer and religious liberty
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The Catholic Diocese of Sacramento acted wisely in canceling Robert Spencer’s speaking engagement on church property. Kolbe Academy Home School should now consider canceling his speech entirely at their conference in Sacramento later this month.




Bias against Muslims rampant in “liberal” California
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by Charlotte Silver, The Electronic Intifada

Khaled Gareb, a Muslim American living in San Francisco, did not need to read a sociological study to learn that his community has suffered from increasing hostility since11 September 2001.




Civil rights groups sue NYPD over Muslim spying
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Civil rights lawyers will urge a federal judge to declare the New York Police Department’s widespread spying programs directed at Muslims to be unconstitutional, order police to stop their surveillance and destroy any records in police files.




Muslim college carves niche in USA
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Abass Darab closes his eyes, unwraps the prayer beads from around his wrist and clutches them in his lap. A half-minute or so later, he opens his eyes. He is ready, he says, “to help people know what my school stands for.” Often, that means explaining what Zaytuna College, a liberal arts college founded by American Muslims, does not stand for.