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UC Berkeley Students Protest Invitation For Bill Maher To Speak After Comments About Muslims

Students at UC Berkeley have signed a petition asking the university to cancel an invitation to let talk show host and comedian Bill Maher speak, following comments he recently made about Islam.

10/28/2014

Douglas McCain (Duale Khalid/Twitter)

California Man Killed In Action While Fighting For ISIS Terror Group In Syria

A U.S. citizen from California was killed over the weekend in Syria while fighting for the extremist group Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, also known as ISIS or ISIL.

08/26/2014

Republican gubernatorial candidates Tim Donnelly (left), Neel Kashkari. (California State Assembly, Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Republican Candidates For California Governor Clash In Debate

Republicans who want Gov. Jerry Brown’s job clashed over gun rights and the direction of the GOP in their first and possibly only joint appearance in a low-visibility primary campaign.

05/15/2014

Assemblyman Tim Donnelly (California State Assembly)

GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Donnelly Slammed Over Comments Tying Rival Kashkari To Islamic Law

Republican Congressman Darrell Issa on Thursday strongly condemned comments by GOP gubernatorial front-runner Tim Donnelly, in which the state lawmaker has tried to tie his Indian-American rival to fundamentalist Islamic law, calling his statements “hateful and ignorant garbage.”

05/08/2014

A letter explaining the head wear ban at Boomers in Livermore. (CBS)

Sikh, Muslim Families Allege Discrimination At Livermore Amusement Park

A Sikh family from Alameda and a Muslim family from Sunnyvale alleged Tuesday that they were barred from riding go-karts at a Livermore amusement park last summer because of their religious head attire.

04/29/2014

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Central Valley Islamic Center Vandalized With Graffiti, Raw Bacon

Police in San Joaquin County said vandals have struck a mosque for a second time, spray-painting vulgarities and leaving behind strips of raw bacon, an act that police are considering a possible hate crime.

02/04/2014

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

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

Judge Rules Abercrombie Wrongly Fired San Mateo Muslim Worker For Hijab

A federal judge in San Francisco has ruled that trendy clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch wrongly fired a Muslim worker who insisted on wearing a head scarf.

09/09/2013

A letter explaining the head wear ban at Boomers in Livermore. (CBS)

Headwear Ban At Livermore Amusement Park Draws Religious Outrage

A Bay Area family says a local amusement park red-flagged them the minute they headed for the go-kart track because of the way they were dressed.

08/09/2013

A new ad appearing on San Francisco buses from the American Freedom Defense Institute (CBS)

‘Killing Jews Is Worship’ Ad Campaign Rolled Out On SF Muni Buses

A controversy has been re-ignited this week as ten new ads go up on San Francisco Muni buses containing quotes used by terrorists.

03/11/2013

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