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Armenia

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  • Newport eye doctor helps rural Armenia see

    Newport Beach ophthalmologist Roger Ohanesian's first visit to Armenia came two days after he received a fax from the country's Ministry of Health requesting emergency help from American doctors. "I left for Armenia, not sure where I was going, and not...
  • City documents can get lost in translation, audit finds

    To serve a diverse population, Glendale translates several documents — from police forms to community brochures — into multiple languages, but differing dialects and incorrect translations make some materials difficult to understand, according...
  • Dance performance explores Armenian past

    Dance performance explores Armenian past
    A Boston-based dance company that tells the story of Armenia’s past will stop in Glendale on Jan. 15 as part of its national tour. The Sayat Nova dance company will perform, “Journey Through Time,' which is a new production for the company,...
  • Eager to help out helpful doctor

    I read an article in the News Press & Leader about one of our local doctors giving his time and talents in Armenia making kids and adults whole again (“Local doc finds way to give back to Armenia,” Dec. 14). What a talent. All I have to say...
  • Ron Kaye: Glendale man has a rosy future

    Ron Kaye: Glendale man has a rosy future
    Some people might see the Tournament of Roses Parade on New Year’s Day as so 20th century — early 20th century — but not Dave Weaver. The longtime Glendale city councilman has volunteered for 18 years to work long hours with hundreds of...
  • Intersections: It's water over the head

    A curious event that kids worldwide can only dream of has been taking place in Armenia for thousands of years: a nationwide water fight where you have free rein to dump water on the nearest friend or stranger without any repercussions. Known as...
  • NEIGHBORHOODS: Glendale

    NEIGHBORHOODS: Glendale
    Glendale may be a consumer's paradise with its car lots and big-ticket shopping malls, such as the recently opened Americana at Brand, but a vibrant multicultural community dominated by a big Armenian population gives this area loads of intriguing local...
  • The Times on the Armenian genocide

    Since Armenian-genocide publishing issues are always popular for vigorous debate, and since there were at least two big related bits of news this week -- Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) reintroducing the non-binding genocide-recognition resolution, plus...
  • Turkish pride and The Times

    We've had plenty of cause for celebration lately that we are not bound by Article 301 of the Turkish penal code (which specifies a six-month-to-three year prison sentence for insulting "being a Turk, the Republic or Turkish Grand National Assembly") or...
  • Underrated destinations recommended by Times readers

    Nature in the Eastern Sierra Nevadas. Art in a deep Polish salt mine. A friendly Wisconsin town. A hike with views of the Tasmanian coast. Readers have spanned the globe and discovered adventure, history and in many places, peace. Here are some of their...
  • Not just genocide

    We mark today the 93rd anniversary of the Armenian genocide. It is a dull number, 93. It is a good number to forget, or else to spend on old arguments, old parallels and that famous quote from Hitler who, pondering if he could get away with a Holocaust of...
  • 168 Killed in Tehran Plane Crash

    168 Killed in Tehran Plane Crash
    TEHRAN, Iran - A Russian-made jetliner carrying 168 people nose-dived into a field after taking off from the Iranian capital on Wednesday in a fiery crash that shredded the aircraft and killed everyone aboard. Witnesses say the plane's tail was on fire...