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USA AM Alert: Sikh Solidarity

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Today is Sikh Solidarity Day at the Capitol, an event prompted by the recent shooting of two elderly Sikh men in Elk Grove.

Beginning at 11 a.m., members of the community will serve traditional Sikh food and offer information about Sikh traditions, culture and history to the public.

Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg will wear a turban for the second time this week, and an assortment of community leaders and elected officials will speak out for religious freedom.

Among the participants: State Sen. Doug LaMalfa, Sen. Michael Rubio, Sen. Mark DeSaulnier, Assemblyman Dan Logue and Assemblywoman Mariko Yamada.

Not interested in Indian food?

Businesses and workers from the city of Vernon will gather on the west side of Capitol Park to offer their own version of free lunch.

They're out to kill a bill by Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez that would dissolve Vernon, a tax-rich city with a history of paying officials more than $500,000 a year.

We'll see whether representatives of the Los Angeles County community can appeal to Northern California appetites with food from Farmer John's, maker of the "Dodger Dog."

All 23 California State University campuses will host events today in defense of higher education. This time it's faculty members who are pushing the actions, which will include rallies and teach-ins.

At CSU Sacramento, a rally and march begins at 12:30 p.m. in the Main Quad. Faculty there say they are focused on the"misplaced spending priorities" of President Alexander Gonzalez



Read more: http://blogs.sacbee.com/capitolalertlatest/2011/04/am-alert-sikh-solidarity.html#ixzz1JS2PFm00
 

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