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Yakima Buddhist Church endures

By Tammy Ayer, Yakima Herald, March 24, 2017

WAPATO, WA (USA) -- They carefully dismantled the altar, handmade in Japan, and stored it under the stage of the church gym. They sealed the church windows, locked the doors and gave the keys to friends who would keep watch for them.

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Buddhist frat grows as Dharma Bums seek new home

by Gary Warth, San Diego Union-Tribune, Jan 4, 2017

San Diego, CA (USA) -- A Buddhist fraternity that started at San Diego State University in 2015 is getting national attention from other schools and might open a chapter at UC San Diego next year.

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New Buddhist temple opens in Boise

by Alex Livingston, KTVB, September 18, 2016

Boise, Idaho (USA) -- The Vietnamese community now has a place to worship - a brand new temple. The Linh Thuu Temple started in a three-room house on Overland Road back in 1992 to serve the hundreds of Vietnamese immigrants following the Vietnam War.

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Buddhist Temple Celebrates a Century

by Dennis Evanosky, Alameda Sun, September 22, 2016

Alameda, CA (USA) -- Members of the Buddhist Temple of Alameda are celebrating the 100th anniversary of their autonomy this weekend. They have attended services here since 1906, the first 10 years or so as a branch of the Oakland Buddhist Church. By 1914 they were attending service in rented rooms at the former home of William T. S. Ryer at 2325 Pacific Ave. Ryer had built the Stick-Eastlake villa for his family in 1886.

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Come One, Come All to San Fernando Valley Hongwanji Buddhist Temple Obon

The Rafu Shimpo, June 17, 2016

Los Angeles, CA (USA) -- It is one of the largest and longest-running festivals of its kind in the San Fernando, Santa Clarita, Conejo, and Antelope valleys. It was started by the Nisei, is being carried on by the Sansei, and enjoyed by the Yonsei and Gosei.

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