Pew: Numbers Of Religiously Unaffiliated Projected To Rise In U.S., Fall Worldwide By 2050Pew projects all of the major religious groups, with the exception of Buddhists, will have higher percentages of the world’s population, which is expected to be 9.3 billion people by the middle of the century.
America's First Muslim College Gains Accreditation In BerkeleyA liberal-arts school in Berkeley has become the first Islamic institution of higher learning in the United States.
War On LGBT Community: ISIS Executes 5 'Gay Men' In 1 MonthThe self-proclaimed Islamic state has reportedly hurled a man believed to be gay off a Syrian high-rise as part of their continued war on the LGBT community.
Milpitas Burger Joint With All-Halal Options Not Just For MuslimsWayback Burgers in Milpitas is the first Halal franchise for the national chain, and its first Bay Area location.
Did Duke University Cave On Religious Inclusion Over Political Pressure Or Security Threat?Before it unraveled, a plan to use Duke University's chapel tower in a call to prayer for the school's Muslim community was meant to promote religious unity, but things changed course after mounting criticism and the threats against security.
Hitler Appearing In Ads On SF Muni BusesAnother round of controversial ads appearing on San Francisco Muni buses demands an end to U.S. aid to Islamic countries, stating that "Islamic Jew-Hatred: It's In The Quran," while depicting Adolf Hitler as an ally of the Muslim world.
UC Berkeley Students Protest Invitation For Bill Maher To Speak After Comments About MuslimsStudents 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.
California Man Killed In Action While Fighting For ISIS Terror Group In SyriaA 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.
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.
GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Donnelly Slammed Over Comments Tying Rival Kashkari To Islamic LawRepublican 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."
Sikh, Muslim Families Allege Discrimination At Livermore Amusement ParkA 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.
Central Valley Islamic Center Vandalized With Graffiti, Raw BaconPolice 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.
Abercrombie & Fitch Settles California Lawsuit Over Muslim Head ScarvesTrendy 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.
Judge Rules Abercrombie Wrongly Fired San Mateo Muslim Worker For HijabA 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.
Headwear Ban At Livermore Amusement Park Draws Religious OutrageA 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.