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Hani Khan was fired from her job at the Hollister store in San Mateo in 2010 for wearing a headscarf. (CBS)

Abercrombie & Fitch Settles California Lawsuit Over Muslim Head Scarves

Trendy clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch has agreed to make religious accommodations to its policy governing employees’ appearance as part of a settlement of discrimination lawsuits filed in California.

09/23/2013

The new sign at the redesignated Pinnacle National Park. (CBS)

More Visitors Anticipated As Pinnacles Monument Attains National Park Status

A 26,000-acre mountainous expanse of land in the Salinas Valley, popular with Bay Area nature lovers, has been redesignated as the country’s newest national park.

02/12/2013

(CBS)

South Bay Gang Sting Nets 31 Arrests

A massive raid targeting powerful Gilroy gang members resulted in 31 arrests in the South Bay Thursday morning, Gilroy police said.

12/08/2011

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Missing Hollister Girl Found Safe; Father Accused Of Sexual Assault

A missing 13-year-old Hollister girl was found safe and sound Wednesday morning, and her father – suspected of kidnapping and sexually assaulting her – was arrested, according to authorities.

08/31/2011

(CBS)

Amber Alert Issued For Missing Girl From Hollister

The San Benito County Sheriff’s Department issued an Amber Alert Tuesday for a 13-year-old girl.

CBS San Francisco–08/30/2011

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Bay Area Environmental Groups Oppose San Benito Solar Project

An unusual lawsuit is pitting environmentalists against solar power advocates in San Benito County. It’s over a proposal for a 399 megawatt solar farm in Panoche Valley, a ranchland area in San Benito County.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/09/2011

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San Mateo Muslim Woman Sues Abercrombie & Fitch Over Hijab Firing

A former stockroom worker for Abercrombie & Fitch Co. is suing the clothing retailer in federal court, saying she was illegally fired after refusing to remove her Muslim headscarf.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/27/2011

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Outage Hits 6500 Homes In Half Moon Bay, Hollister

An outage knocked out power to thousands of PG&E customers in Half Moon Bay and Hollister Saturday evening.

CBS San Francisco–12/18/2010