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Tension At Sikh Temple Near Modesto Eases, Armed Security No Longer Needed

The dispute was between the old committee and the takeover committee over use of the temple’s money and bylaws. It reportedly got so heated that there were fist fights in the committee meeting and even shouting matches during worship.


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Yuba City Sikh Barred From Jury Duty For Refusing To Remove Religious Dagger

A local Sikh man is protesting after being barred from jury duty because he refused to remove his religious dagger.


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Sutter County Sikh Told He Can’t Serve On Jury With Ceremonial Knife

Next week, Gursant Singh is scheduled for jury duty. He says he’ll be arriving with other members of his community, asking for the chance to serve on a jury.


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Sikh Group Planning Protest Of Gap Ad At Davis Store

Organizers hope to have 300 people protest the ad, which they say features “a woman’s hand lustfully placed on [a man’s] turban and chest.”


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CBS13 Interviewed Sikh Shooting Suspect Before 2008 Homicide

An 8,000-mile manhunt that began with that 2008 shooting in Sacramento, possibly moved to Canada, and ended five years later in India.


Amandeep Singh Dhami (Credit: FBI)

Sacramento Sikh Community Surprised By Arrest Of Shooting Suspect

The FBI says one of their most-wanted fugitives has been caught and will be on his way back to the US to face charges in a deadly shooting at a local Sikh sports tournament in 2008.


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Sikh UC Davis Student Not Allowed On Amtrak Bus Because Of Ceremonial Knife

Junior Harsimran Singh says he’s traveled for the last two years with the knife in full view and hadn’t had any issues until Saturday morning.



Vandals Carve ‘We Want No Hindus At SBLL’ Into Sikh Little League Coach’s Truck

Sutter Buttes Little League coach and board member Suk Dulai discovered a messaged scratched into the side of his truck. “We want no Hindus at SBLL.”


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Sacramento Sikh Temples Increase Security After Wisconsin Shooting

The Sikh shooting may have happened thousands of miles away but is hitting a little too close to home for the large Sikh community locally.


Sikh Barred From Prison Job Over Beard Settles Lawsuit

California has settled a lawsuit filed by a man who was barred from becoming a prison guard because he refused to shave the beard required by his Sikh religion, officials said Thursday.


The suspect in the shooting death of Balbir Dhami is described as a male black, short, thin build, short hair, wearing a yellow sweatshirt. (credit: Sacramento Police Dept.)

Sacramento Police Release Suspect Sketch In May Shooting Death

Sacramento police have released a suspect sketch and new images of the suspect’s car from a murder in May.


Balbir Dhami suspect vehicle

Police Searching For Getaway Car Used In Sacramento Murder

Sacramento police are looking for the possible getaway car used in the shooting death of a local Sikh man.