The state attorney general’s office says the number of hate crimes reported in California declined about 12 percent last year and has dropped by more than a third over the last decade.
An obscure Catholic mystic from the Santa Cruz Mountains who died in 1957 could be California’s first official saint as the Catholic Church started the arduous process on canonization on Tuesday.
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.
Signaling a dramatic shift in Vatican tone, Pope Francis said the Catholic Church had become obsessed by “small-minded rules” about how to be faithful and that pastors should instead emphasize compassion over condemnation when discussing divisive social issues of abortion, gays and contraception.
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.
The federal government has dismissed allegations that three University of California campuses failed to effectively respond to claims of anti-Semitism.
The corner of Ellis and Taylor streets in San Francisco has been named after a local minister to recognize his efforts for the underserved community.
The same Milpitas church that was vandalized a week ago was the target of a break-in and attempted burglary Sunday night, Milpitas police said.
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.
A man in the buff allegedly destroyed thousands of dollars worth of property at a Milpitas church Wednesday morning, police said.