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[5 Dec 2008 | Comments Off on Audio: Candle-light Vigil for Mumbai Massacre Victims | ]

By Mateen Kaul —
The Indian community gathered in large numbers at the Milpitas Indian Community Center on Thursday, December 4, to remember the victims of the militant attacks in Mumbai.
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[audio:http://rosebud.journalism.berkeley.edu/~j200/510report/mumbaifinal.mp3]

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[5 Dec 2008 | Comments Off on Slideshow: Indian Community Unites to Condemn Attacks | ]

Over 500 members of the East Bay Indian community gathered in a show of unity to condemn last week’s Mumbai attacks. Congregating at the India Community Center in Milpitas, the crowd crossed religious lines, including members of the Hindu, Muslim, Sikh, and Jewish communities. They lit candles in a vigil and signed a petition condemning terrorism.

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[5 Dec 2008 | Comments Off on VIDEO: Bay Area Vigil for Victims of Mumbai Attacks | ]

Video by Tyler Sipe
Hundreds attended a candle light vigil at the Milpitas India Community Center to honor the victims of last week’s terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India.

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[5 Dec 2008 | Comments Off on Audio: Fremont Store Shows Music is Still a Wise Investment | ]

By Linsay Rousseau Burnett
In these grim economic times, chain stores and online retail companies still pose an increasing threat to small businesses. Linsay Rousseau Burnett brings us this report from one small Fremont business that has been a mainstay in the community for the past 47 years and remains full of life. Click to listen.

[audio:http://rosebud.journalism.berkeley.edu/~j200/510report/allegro.larb.120408.mp3]
You can view an interactive multimedia collage of the Allegro Music Store by clicking here.
Check out Allegro’s website: www.allegromusic.net

Berkeley, On Campus »

[5 Dec 2008 | Comments Off on Audio: UC Berkeley’s Green Bike Share | ]

Reporter Casey Miner visits the students running UC Berkeley’s Green Bike Share bike rental program. Click to listen.
[audio:http://www.510report.org/wp-content/uploads/bikeshare_podcast.mp3]

Arts & Culture, Centerville, Fremont, Immigration, Multimedia »

[5 Dec 2008 | Comments Off on Multimedia: Afghan Treasures Come to the Bay Area | ]

By Karen Weise  —
In a room twinkling with thousand of small gold pieces, the message behind the Asian Art Museum’s exhibit “Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures from the National Museum, Kabul” was unmistakable.
“A nation stays alive when its culture stays alive,” the final wall of the exhibit read.
For Dr. Mohammad “Mo” Qayoumi, president of California State University East Bay and the first Afghan president of a major U.S. university, that statement could not be more true.
Qayoumi said aside from the beauty and importance of the artifacts themselves, the dramatic story of safekeeping …