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February 29, 2012 | 2:47 pm

Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors Says Sufi Complex Can Go Forward

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KQED’s Stephanie Martin reports that the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors unanimously denied appeals of the Planning Commission’s approval of a planned 66,000-square-foot complex by Sufism Reoriented in a quiet residential area just outside Walnut Creek. Some minor language changes were made to clarify aspects of the parking code, Martin says. Supporters gave the […]

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Comments on the Proposed Sufi Sanctuary in Contra Costa County

February 28, 2012 | 5:39 pm

Comments on the Proposed Sufi Sanctuary in Contra Costa County

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Tomorrow at a special meeting of the Contra Costa Board of Supervisors, this agenda item: HEARING to consider appeals filed by Sufism Reoriented, Saranap Homeowners Organization, Sherilyn Fry, Marvin and Carol Rasmussen, Mark Redmond, Patricia Perry, Steven Siegal, Terrence Barnum, Sally Wood and I. Harold Houseley, Curtis and Deborah Trenor, and Robert Nuzum et. al. […]

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East Bay Sufi Sanctuary Under Scrutiny; View Design Plans

February 28, 2012 | 10:00 am

East Bay Sufi Sanctuary Under Scrutiny; View Design Plans

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A Walnut Creek-based Sufi congregation is facing community opposition to its plans for a new complex. Sufism Reoriented’s proposal calls for a 66,000 square-foot facility including a worship hall, classrooms, a cafe, a bookstore and a chorus rehearsal room. But some residents say the facility would cause traffic and parking problems. A second hearing on […]

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