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The Dalai Lama speaks at an event. (CBS)

Dalai Lama Touts Compassion At Sold Out Santa Clara Event

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.

02/24/2014

Dalai Lama headshot (AP)

Tibetan Holy Leader The Dalai Lama To Visit San Francisco, Berkeley, Santa Clara

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.

02/17/2014

San Leandro City Hall. (CBS)

San Leandro Mayor Halts Plan To Fly Chinese Flag At City Hall

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.

09/20/2013

San Leandro City Hall. (CBS)

San Leandro To Fly Chinese Flag Above City Hall Amid Protests

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.

09/17/2013

Tibetan flag. (AP)

Bay Area Tibetans Get First Community Center In Richmond

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.

CBS San Francisco–05/02/2011

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