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    First Ever Sikh Float - California Rose Parade 2015

    Every year on New Year's Day the Pasadena Rose Parade hits the streets to showcase the history and culture of Southern California and the country at large. This year, for the first time ever, the parade hosted a float that celebrated the important and little-known history of Sikhs in America --...
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    USA Indian American Farmers Weathering Record Drought In California

    Indian American Farmers Weathering Record Drought in California India West, News Report, Sunita Sohrabji, Posted: Jul 06, 2014 Above: Yuba City, Calif., farmer Karm Bains surveyed his peach orchards in early spring, after an extremely hot winter pushed out blooms too early. Indian...
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    USA Sikh Family Claims Discrimination Kept Them Off Go-Kart Tracks In California

    Livermore: Sikh family claims discrimination kept them off go-kart tracks By Rick Hurd http://www.contracostatimes.com/my-town/ci_23832657/livermore-sikh-family-claims-discrimination-kept-them-off LIVERMORE -- An Alameda family that practices the Sikh faith claims they were the targets...
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    SALDEF California Gurdwara Vandalized

    California Gurdwara Vandalized July 30, 2013 (Los Angeles, CA) — Late last http://www.sikhphilosophy.net/images/makemoney/editor/menupop.gifnight on July 29th, the Sikh Gurdwara (Sikh congregational place of worship) in Riverside, CA was vandalized in an apparent hate crime. The word...
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    USA Female Inmates In California Prisons Sterilized Without Approval

    Female inmates sterilized in California prisons without approval By Corey G. Johnson Doctors under contract with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation sterilized nearly 150 female inmates from 2006 to 2010 without required state approvals, the Center for Investigative...
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    Nature Starving Sea Lion Pups Overwhelm Southern California Rescue Organizations

    Starving Sea Lion Pups Overwhelm Southern California Rescue Organizations http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/29/starving-sea-lion-pups-ov_n_2981436.html?ir=San+Francisco&ref=topbar By SUE MANNING 03/29/13 06:05 PM ET EDT- AP LOS ANGELES — Hundreds of starving sea lion pups are...
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    USA Yuba City Sikh Says California Gun Law Doesn't Let Him Practice His Religion !

    Gursant Singh Khalsa, a follower of the Sikh faith for 35 years in Yuba City, has filed a federal lawsuit against the State of California. http://now.msn.com/gursant-singh-khalsa-sikh-man-says-assault-weapons-ban-interferes-with-religion The suit claims the state is stopping him from...
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    USA SALDEF Reports High Rate Of Bullying Of Sikh Children In Southern California

    SALDEF Reports High Rate of Bullying of Sikh Children in Southern California http://www.saldef.org/news/secretary-of-education-meets-with-saldef-and-community-advocates/ See also American Turban...
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    SciTech Meteor In Russia Incident Precedes California Fireball Reports

    Meteor Russia incident precedes California fireball reports http://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?section=news/national_world&id=8995699 February 16, 2013 ( SAN FRANCISCO) -- Hours after a meteor exploded over Russia and injured more than 1,000 people and an asteroid passed relatively close to...
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    United Sikhs Video Contest- California Youth, Do Your Part To Create Sikh Awareness And Stand Against Bullying!

    Video Contest- California Youth, Do Your Part to Create Sikh Awareness and Stand Against Bullying ! Highlights...
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    United Sikhs ACT NOW- BE THE CHANGE TO BRING THE CHANGE! Your Support Can Transform The Outlook Of Future Gener

    ACT NOW- BE THE CHANGE TO BRING THE CHANGE!!! Your Support can transform the outlook of future generation towards SIKHS For California Residents - Sign the petition to add Sikhism to school curriculum California, USA...
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    USA California Governor Considering Reward In Elk Grove Shooting

    by Avneet kaur Sikhs in Elk Grove, California, are still awaiting Governor Jerry Brown’s decision on posting a reward for information leading to an arrest in connection with the shooting deaths of two elderly Sikh men on March 4. Seven months have passed since Surinder Singh, 67, and...
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    USA U California: New Course In Sikh And Punjabi Studies

    A Changing UC A broader global perspective at UC Santa Cruz is emerging from a distinct, determined community By Kelly Kelso City on a Hill Press Published October 6, 2011 at 2:00 am Photo by Morgan Grana. Introduction to the Sikhs is the first course of one of UC Santa Cruz’s newest...
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    USA Sikh Outdoor Camp In California Sequoias Caters To At-risk Punjabi Teens

    Fifteen U.S. boys, ages 13-16, all wearing Sikh turbans, are spending 10 days at California’s Bhujangi Academy, a ten-day outdoor camp for at-risk teens The 15 were chosen carefully from Sikh families living in the U.S. that are worried their young teens are having problems with school or...
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    Sikh Foundation A Century Of Sikhs In California

    A Century of Sikhs in California by Bruce La Brack From the periphery to the center Part 2 of 3 by Bruce La Brack Ladies and Gentlemen, let me say first that I very much appreciate the invitation to address this audience and to join with you in celebrating the Centenary of the first gurdwara...
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    USA California To Let Sikh Prisoners Keep Beards

    California To Let Sikh Prisoners Keep Beards WASHINGTON – California has agreed to allow prisoners in the state to keep unshorn beards in accordance with their faith, according to the Sikh Coalition, a community advocacy group. The change follows settlement of a lawsuit filed by the Sikh...
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    SALDEF SALDEF Annual Southern California Banquet Raises Funds And Spirits

    (Washington DC—6/8/2011) On Sunday June 5, 2011, SALDEF held its annual Southern California Fundraising Banquet at the Diamond Bar Center in Diamond Bar, CA. The event served as an opportunity to highlight SALDEF’s advocacy work and strengthen outreach with the local Sikh community. The event...
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    USA Sikhism Mandates At California's Statewide Law Enforcement Training

    Sikhism mandated at California’s Statewide Law enforcement training By GURJASPAL SINGH Published: May 1, 2011 California (April 30, 2011): In a huge win for the Sikh community, starting this summer, all law enforcement officers in the state of California will be trained to identify and...
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    USA California Governor Attends Opening Of Largest US Sikh Temple

    CA gov attends opening of largest US Sikh temple The nation's largest Sikh temple is now open in San Jose following a $20 million expansion. Gov. Jerry Brown and San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed attended Sunday's open house of the Sikh Gurdwara-San Jose, along with clergy from other faiths...
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    Sikh Coalition Sikh Coalition Files Second Lawsuit Against California Prison System

    April 2, 2011 (Washington, DC) - The Sikh Coalition has filed a lawsuit [ http://www.aclu.org/files/assets/COMPLAINT_CV11-01676_SVW_FMOx.pdf ] against the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) on behalf of Mr. Sukhjinder Singh Basra, a Sikh detainee, who suffered...
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