Appeal of Sufi sanctuary plans in Walnut Creek should be based on facts and equal treatment

sufism reoriented walnut creek

In a December 2011 issue, the Wall Street Journal ran an article about the Walnut Creek Sufi Sanctuary building project in the San Francisco Bay Area. But rather than examining the argument behind public opposition to the project, the reporter accepted the premise that all public objections to the project result from religious discrimination. The article missed the real story. In anticipation […]

State to control your thermostat

California utilities may soon control the temperature of new homes and commercial buildings in emergencies with a radio-controlled thermostat, under a proposed state update to building energy efficiency standards. According to Bradley Fikes of the North County Times, “Customers could not override the thermostats during “emergency events,” according to the proposal, part of a 236-page […]