Articles Tagged With ‘Islam’




SLO man accused of death threat has disdain for Islam, polygamy

The San Luis Obispo man accused of posting a death threat targeting the organizers of the vigil held in SLO in the aftermath of the racially charged violence in Virginia is a vocal critic of... (Continue reading)

Stabbing outside California mosque leads to hate crime charges

Police arrested a Southern California man on hate crime charges after he allegedly stabbed a Muslim man who was leaving a mosque with his family. [KABC] On Saturday night, John Matteson, 29, and an unidentified... (Continue reading)

California mosques threatened with genocide

Three California mosques have received an anonymous letter stating President-elect Donald Trump will “do to you Muslims what Hitler did to the Jews.” [SF Gate] San Jose police launched an investigation into the threatening letter... (Continue reading)

“Isis” makes appearance in California school yearbook

A 17-year-old Southern California high school student is disgusted that she was misidentified in her yearbook as “Isis Phillips.” The student, Bayan Zehlif, is Muslim and is pictured in the yearbook wearing a hijab. [CBS... (Continue reading)

Iraqi refugee taken off California flight

Southwest Airlines escorted an Iraqi refugee off a flight in Los Angeles after another passenger became alarmed when she heard the man speaking in Arabic. Federal investigators later determined the man posed no threat, but... (Continue reading)

Hundreds attend pro-Islam rally in SLO

About 200 people attended a rally in San Luis Obispo in support of the local Muslim community. Attendees included pastors, rabbis and San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill. [Tribune] The rally took place Friday... (Continue reading)

Will Muslim prayer bring California rain?

More than 100 members of a California mosque gathered at Folsom Lake Saturday to pray for rain. Within minutes, sprinkles began to fall. [Fox 40] “We came out here today basically asking god to bless... (Continue reading)