By Chris DeBenedetti
Thursday, August 9th, 2012 at 9:08 am in Uncategorized.
Prayer vigils were held Wednesday night throughout the Bay Area, including San Jose, Hayward and Fremont, in honor of those killed or wounded Sunday in a Sikh temple in Wisconsin. Several other vigils are scheduled in Union City and Fremont for Friday and Sunday. Hundreds attended a vigil at Sikh Gurdwara in San Jose, my colleague Eric Kurhi reported.
I couldn’t attend the vigils Wednesday – I was covering a public meeting in Newark. But I feel like I was there after viewing photos by our Bay Area News Group photographers. They captured some amazing images, such as this one from a San Jose vigil:
The Fremont vigil held Wednesday night at Central Park drew hundreds of people. This photo of the Fremont gathering last night is from the Jakara Movement, a group that encourages cutural engagement with Sikhs: