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Petition seeking recognition of Muslim holidays in schools fails

A petition started by three students asking for recognition of Muslim religious holidays in public schools failed to get enough signatures. (Jan 16, 2014 – … Read More

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Council on American-Islamic Relations Notes Arab Mascot and Alhambra High Mascot

CAIR took note Monday of the recent controversy surrounding the Arab mascot at Coachella Valley High School (Dec 02, 2013 – Alhambra, CA) The Council … Read More

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Journalist covering leaks at NSA embraces backlash

By Brooke Edwards Staggs, The Orange County Register || He’s been labeled a terrorist. His phone is tapped. His emails are read. His travel is restricted. Still, … Read More

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Journalist who reported on NSA’s tactics to speak in O.C.

By Art Marroquin, Orange County Register || Glenn Greenwald, the journalist who first reported on many of the data-collecting tactics by the National Security Agency, … Read More

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Let’s talk race: California legislative committee holds hearings across the state

By Josie Huang, KPCC || A special legislative committee is crisscrossing the state over the next six months, taking Californians’ temperature on race relations and human … Read More

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Lomita mosque redevelopment approved

After five years, the Islamic Center of South Bay can move forward with plans to rebuild and renovate its facilities. (Oct 08, 2013 – Lomita, … Read More

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CAIR-LA condemns anti-Semitic attacks on Anaheim city councilman

CAIR-LA asks city council to issue statement condemning hate speech. (Oct 03, 2013 – Anaheim, CA ) By Paul Anderson, City News Service The Council … Read More

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Glenn Greenwald Talk in Anaheim Next Month More Vital with NSA “Assassination” Report

Greenwald is set to keynote the 17th annual Faith in Freedom banquet presented by the Council on American-Islamic Relations of Greater Los Angeles (CAIR-LA) at … Read More

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End of Federal Probe into Claims of Anti-Semitic Climate at UCI Cheered

CAIR-CA welcomed the Department of Justice’s decision to close investigations at three UC campuses. (Aug 29, 2013 – Anaheim, CA) The Council on American-Islamic Relations … Read More

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ArchiveSikh temple tagged with ‘terrorist’; possible hate crime probed

CAIR-LA stands in solidarity with the Sikh community against bigotry and intolerance. (Jul 31, 2013 – Anaheim, CA ) Authorities are investigating a possible hate crime … Read More