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Local Muslim Community Shares Terror Concerns Amidst Independence Day Weekend Celebrations

Political Reporter Dave Bryan spoke to members of a mosque in Granada Hills, along with Congressman Brad Sherman.


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Reward Offered For Information About Coachella Mosque Gunfire

Authorities say a reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of a suspect involved in a possible hate crime at a Southern California mosque.


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Police Investigate Shots Fired At Coachella Mosque As Hate Crime

Several gunshots were fired Tuesday at the Islamic Society of Coachella, hitting the building and a vehicle, but no one was injured, authorities said.


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Judge Dismisses Part Of Lawsuit In FBI Mosque Spying Case

A federal judge in California has dismissed part of a lawsuit alleging the FBI violated the civil rights of Orange County Muslims when it hired an undercover civilian to infiltrate mosques.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/14/2012

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Vandals Throw Pig Legs At Site Of Proposed Mosque

A Muslim civil rights group says vandals threw pigs’ legs at the site of proposed Southern California mosque and they want federal officials to investigate.



SoCal Man Calls Mosque Plot Charges ‘Absurd’

Roger Stockham, 63, says he didn’t intend to use powerful fireworks he had with him to attack the mosque or worshippers.



FBI Accused Of Violating Muslims’ Rights At Orange County Mosque

Two civil liberties groups have sued the FBI, claiming that one of the agency’s former informants was ordered to target Muslims for surveillance when he infiltrated a California mosque.


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SoCal Man Arrested With Explosives At Michigan Mosque

A Southern California man, 63, who had explosives in his vehicle was arrested outside one of the nation’s largest mosques in the Detroit suburb of Dearborn, authorities said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/30/2011

Plans for a mosque are going forward despite protests from the Temecula community.

Council Denies Appeal, Will Allow Mosque In Temecula

A mosque will be built in a Southern California community despite resident concerns the Islamic Center of Temecula Valley could bring extremist activity and lead to traffic woes.



Plans For New, Expanded Mosque Under Fire In Temecula

Opponents of a proposed 25,000-square-foot mosque in Temecula plan to appeal the project’s approval at Tuesday night’s city council meeting.


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Group Opposing Mosque Files Appeal With Temecula Planning Commission

A group opposing plans to build a mosque in an inland city east of Los Angeles has filed an appeal with Temecula’s Planning Commission.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/16/2010


Panel Approves Plans For Temecula Mosque

A planning commission has unanimously approved plans for a mosque after a contentious five-and-a-half-hour meeting that included more than 80 speakers.



Temecula Officials Expected To OK 25,000-Square-Foot Mosque

A five-member panel is likely to approve plans for a two-story, 4.3-acre facility that has stirred controversy among local residents for its size and symbolism.


Controversy Continues To Swirl Around Erection Of Mosque Near Ground Zero

Southern California Interfaith Leaders Throw Support Behind NYC Mosque

Dozens of Southern California religious leaders from many faiths are speaking out to support plans to build a mosque and community center two blocks from ground zero in New York City.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/20/2010