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Facing Legal Pressure, Oakland Police Announce Tip Line, Gang Initiative

October 4, 2012 | 5:07 pm

Facing Legal Pressure, Oakland Police Announce Tip Line, Gang Initiative

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Under legal pressure, Oakland police are unveiling two new programs they hope will help fight the spike in violent crime in the city. Five men were shot to death in a 18-hour period Monday night and Tuesday in the city. At the same time, pressure is mounting on the police to account for recent shootings […]

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In Wake of Wisconsin Killings, Bay Area Sikhs Struggle to Educate Their Neighbors

August 6, 2012 | 4:58 pm

In Wake of Wisconsin Killings, Bay Area Sikhs Struggle to Educate Their Neighbors

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The Bay Area’s Sikh-American community is reeling from Sunday’s massacre at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin. The shooting rampage carried out by a U.S. Army veteran left six dead and three wounded. It has also left the Sikh community grappling with its safety and its identity. To learn more about this struggle, KQED’s Mina Kim […]

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