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  • Trio of Good Samaritans stopped beating of disabled woman, cops say

    Good Samaritans Cheryl Priester, Tonia Priester, and Patricia Robinson saw a woman being beaten with a large stick and then robbed by another woman, according to a news release from the Sarasota Police Department. Priester dialed 911 for help and all...
  • Glendale school board candidates talk diversity, funding and Armenian genocide

    Glendale school board candidates talk diversity, funding and Armenian genocide
    At the first Glendale Unified school board election forum of the season Wednesday night, candidates discussed districtwide diversity, language programs and commemorating the Armenian genocide. About 20 people attended the event hosted and televised by...
  • Man accused of hate crime at homeless shelter

    A 36-year-old man was arrested Saturday after he allegedly beat and yelled racial slurs at a worker from the temporary winter homeless shelter in Glendale, police said. Even as officers hauled the man, Jorge Tanchez, into their patrol car, he allegedly...
  • War in Syria sparks efforts to help Armenians

    To understand why Zaven Khanjian wants the Armenian community in Syria — a dwindling population caught in the crossfire of civil war — to endure, you have to go back nearly a century. Long before in-fighting began more than two years ago,...
  • Glendale man killed in hate crime, official says

    The man accused of brutally murdering a Glendale resident earlier this year did so because the victim was gay, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said Wednesday. Hachik Maskovian, 28, was arrested April 26, two days...
  • Seven on probation arrested in sweep

    Seven on probation arrested in sweep
    The Eastside Costa Mesa home's exterior was flawless, the lawn showing freshly mowed rows, the kidney-shaped pool offering respite from the pre-summer heat. But inside, police found hints of a flophouse: cabinets converted to makeshift lockers,...
  • Armenian Genocide fund down to last details

    A U.S. District Court judge ruled this week that an accounting firm can halt what so far have been unsuccessful efforts to contact 16 descendants of Armenian Genocide victims who are due payouts from an insurance fund. Judge Christina Snyder said the...
  • Glendale schools to take April 24 off

    Glendale Unified students and teachers will have next April 24 off in commemoration of the Armenian Genocide, following an agreement signed by school officials and the teachers union this week. Thousands of students of Armenian descent typically skip...
  • Schiff introduces Genocide resolution, again

    Schiff introduces Genocide resolution, again
    In what has become an annual exercise, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) this week introduced a House resolution calling on the U.S. to formally recognize the Armenian Genocide, in which roughly 1.5 million Armenians were massacred by Ottoman Turks from 1915...
  • News-Press Editorial: Tending the flame of genocide's victims

    Those tending the flame of those who perished in the Armenian Genocide had a bit of a mixed bag this week. In happy news, Glendale Unified and its teachers' union agreed to make April 24 — the day that commemorates the horror — an official day...
  • Sikh man, 82, beaten with pipe in Fresno in suspected hate crime

    FRESNO -- An 82 year-old Sikh man was beaten with a steel pipe outside a Fresno temple in what police believe is a hate crime, setting the Central Valley's well-established Sikh community on edge.  Piara Singh, strong for his age and universally known...
  • Again, Rep. Schiff urges Obama to officially recognize Armenian genocide

    Again, Rep. Schiff urges Obama to officially recognize Armenian genocide
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Wednesday once again called on President Obama to officially recognize the Armenian genocide of 1915 – a request that for years has gone unfulfilled amid political pressure from a key NATO ally, Turkey.  The...