The Dalai Lama bought his spiritual message of compassion Monday to about 4,000 people inside an arena at Santa Clara University as about 100 protesters made noise outside.
The spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhists, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, arrives in the Bay Area on Saturday for a series of public lectures about happiness, compassion, and business.
The mayor of San Leandro has suspended a city council decision to fly the flag of the People’s Republic of China over City Hall, as a way to attract investors.
The San Leandro City Council approved flying the flag of the People’s Republic of China above City Hall next month, despite protests over the nation’s human rights record.
Tibetan Buddhism has long been a popular spiritual practice in the Bay area, but the region’s 1,500 Tibetan-Americans are just now getting a community center to call their own.