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  • U.S. blocks paths to legal immigration [Letter]

    U.S. blocks paths to legal immigration [Letter]
    Ron Wirsing's recent letter to the editor looks nice distinguishing between legal and illegal immigration ("Americans support legal immigration, not illegal," Nov. 11). However, if he really cared about the truth and not just trying to justify...
  • Anne's adventures in compassion

    Anne's adventures in compassion
    —A lazy Sunday morning. Arising later than usual. A long week of work in the books, a promising week ahead. Now living in Armenia, I correspond regularly with colleagues, friends and family back home in the States. Birds chirp as I check some emails...
  • Chris Bohjalian sets love amid horror

    Chris Bohjalian sets love amid horror
    Chris Bohjalian's novel "The Sandcastle Girls" has many traditional elements of compelling fiction — people with secrets, shocking plot twists, compulsively likable characters and a rich love story. It also describes the 1915 mass killing of...
  • Pro-Azerbaijani letter is an outrage

    In his letter "The U.S. should back off its criticism of Azerbaijan's handling of the Safarov case" (Sept. 10), Emil Israfilbek displays very concerning signs of lack of compassion and understanding for human rights, by writing that he is unable to...
  • Cut foreign aid to Armenia and other countries that work against United States

    I am an American who is concerned about our debt and excessive spending, such as on foreign aid to nations that work against us and kill our soldiers. Since the Senate and House Appropriations committees are considering the FY2012 foreign aid bill, with...
  • Cutting foreign aid can be counter-productive

    In response to the recent letter regarding foreign assistance to Armenia ("Cut foreign aid to Armenia and other countries that work against United States," July 31), the proposition to reduce assistance to Armenia and other states whose domestic and...
  • Star chess player visits Glendale

    Star chess player visits Glendale
    The number two chess player in the world, Levon Aronian, shared his desire to increase chess' status in the United States, his road to success and his take on the 2014 FIFA World Cup at a Monday night event with fans in Glendale. The ‎meet-and-greet...
  • Apricots get their due in sweet, savory recipes

    Apricots get their due in sweet, savory recipes
    Being an apricot is the pits. All summer long, those other stone fruit — the peaches, plums and cherries — get the spotlight. People line up for them at farmers markets. They stock their picnic baskets with them and hold them in esteem at...
  • Germany's Reus out of World Cup

    Germany's Reus out of World Cup
    BERLIN -- Germany's World Cup hopes suffered a severe blow on Saturday when midfielder Marco Reus was ruled out of the tournament because of an ankle injury suffered in their final warmup match. Germany, which take on Ghana, Portugal and United States...
  • Armenian Genocide remembered

    Armenian Genocide remembered
    Several local events commemorating the 99th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide will be held in Glendale over the next several days. The genocide resulted in the murder of 1.5 million Armenians at the hands of the Ottoman Turks from 1915 to 1918. The...
  • Trees planted in Armenian village in tribute to couple

    Trees planted in Armenian village in tribute to couple
    About 150 volunteers planted 20,000 evergreen trees in an Armenian village last week, the first round of trees that are set to fill a memorial forest honoring a young couple whose unexpected deaths shocked the Glendale Armenian community. As part of a...
  • Armenian genocide commemoration events planned for L.A. region today

    Armenian genocide commemoration events planned for L.A. region today
    Thousands are expected to commemorate the 99th anniversary of the Armenian genocide on Thursday, with several high-profile events scheduled across Southern California. The observances come just days after Turkish Prime MinisterĀ Recep Tayyip ErdoganĀ ...