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  • Community Center elects businessman Ara Aslanian as president

    Having dismissed its executive director and announced a search for her replacement, the board of the Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge has also put a new president in place. The board last week announced it had asked Megan Nordvedt to step down...
  • Intersections: Reminders of the old country in the new

    In the early morning hours last Wednesday, I set off on a more than 800-mile road trip across California and into Oregon to finally quench the years-long thirst I felt for Portland, a city that has often given me an inkling that it could feel just like...
  • Balloons explode at rally in Armenia; more than 140 injured

    More than 140 people suffered burns or other injuries Friday in Yerevan, the capital city of Armenia,  when bunches of balloons at a concert and political rally exploded. The balloons were supposed to be filled with helium but may have instead been...
  • Community: Armenian society recognizes 60

    Community: Armenian society recognizes 60
    The entrance of 60 Armenian Relief Society honorees clad in tricolor ribbons into the Glendale Hilton Hotel's Grand Ballroom inspired a standing ovation by the more than 500 guests attending the Armenian Relief Society of Western USA's Gala 2012 on...
  • Start the Presses: An audience with Aram I

    I truly love my job. It has provided me with numerous experiences that would have been laughably improbable, were it not for my position. This week marked another one of those occasions: I had a personal audience with a spiritual leader of the Armenian...
  • Turkey declines disaster assistance from Armenia, other nations

    As it continues to grapple with the aftermath of a massive earthquake, Turkey has declined disaster assistance from Armenia and Israel, two nations with which Ankara has strained relationships, according to Reuters. Ankara's rejection of most offers of...
  • A stout taste of Armenia

    A stout taste of Armenia
    Within moments of stepping into Gevork Kazanchyan's Eagle Rock home, his mother Mary has placed a copper-colored jazzve of Armenian coffee on the stove. “How sweet would you like it?” she asks with a smile. A demitasse of the ultra-potent brew...
  • UCI students study Armenian genocide

    A group of students set out to understand the deep-rooted tension between Armenians and Turks in the wake of the continuing disputes over the 1915 Armenian genocide. After spending 10 days traveling around the two countries, talking to politicians,...
  • Winds take bite out of tree lot

    Winds take bite out of tree lot
    As powerful Santa Ana winds howled Wednesday night, Glendale resident Nareq Keshishyan could only stand and watch as his family’s Christmas tree operation on Highland Avenue and Glenoaks Boulevard was torn to shreds. Winds lifted a massive tent...
  • Protesters in Glendale demand justice in beating death of doctor in Armenia

    Protesters in Glendale demand justice in beating death of doctor in Armenia
    Outrage over the fatal beating of a military doctor in Armenia spread to Glendale Thursday, with nearly 100 people descending on the Armenian consulate to demand the perpetrators be held accountable. According to news reports, 33-year-old army doctor...
  • Intersections: A doctor's death incites worldwide protest

    Last month, a handful of military doctors walked into the extravagant Harsnakar restaurant located in the outskirts of the Armenian capital of Yerevan and never managed to walk out. A violent fight over dress codes, allegedly with the restaurant's...
  • City turns down art donation for first time in 10 years

    An oil painting featuring the Statue of Liberty surrounded by the floating heads of popular Armenian figures recently became the first donated work of art to the city in more than a decade to be turned down. The painting also includes flowing wheat...