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  • 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...
  • Armenian church sues the Getty

    GLENDALE — The La Crescenta-based Western Prelacy of the Armenian Apostolic Church of America filed a $105-million lawsuit Tuesday against the J. Paul Getty Museum, claiming the institution illegally bought seven pages from a sacred Bible. The...
  • Verdugo Views: Theater built by Armenian

    Verdugo Views: Theater built by Armenian
    A young man by the name of M.G. Khodigian arrived in Glendale in 1917, on the last leg of an odyssey that began in his native Armenia in 1900. He graduated from an Armenian high school that year, at age 17, then left his home and family, traveling...
  • Think Again: Cherish the milestones

    This past weekend was my son's baptism, which is an important moment for Armenian families, not just because of its religious significance, but also as a milestone where a new generation is welcomed into an extended family. It's a moment that imposes a...
  • Why Armenians cannot 'get past' the genocide

    Why Armenians cannot 'get past' the genocide
    Just as The Times expressed in its Oct. 13 editorial, "Turkey and Armenia: reconciling history," I believe that it's in both countries' interest to restore diplomatic ties and open their shared border. However, I cannot help but question the logic of...
  • Najarian gets presidential welcome in Armenia

    What started out as a personal return trip to Armenia soon snowballed into an official visit for Mayor Ara Najarian this past week. Once word got out in Yerevan, Armenia, that Najarian was in town to attend a conference on the future of the Western...
  • On the Town: Pink Panther drops by Ark fundraiser

    On the Town: Pink Panther drops by Ark fundraiser
    The Pink Panther was found up Chevy Chase Canyon, courtesy of the Ark Family Center and its "First Summer Extravaganza." Joan and Warren Binzley opened their Glendale home and gardens on Saturday to more than 100 members and guests willing to part with...
  • Americans at last

    Americans at last
    LOS ANGELES — Glendale resident Edgar Torosyan clutched a small American flag on Thursday as he waited to take the oath that would declare him a United States citizen. "This is a dream come true," said Torosyan, a Glendale resident who was a...
  • Governor vetoes bills

    The governor said no to two La Cañada Flintridge lawmakers last week. While Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed dozens of bills July 16, two of his four vetoes originated with state Sen. Carol Liu and Assemblyman Anthony Portantino, both Democrats. Liu'...
  • Organizations

    Jewel City Kiwanis Club seeking new members Members of the Jewel City Kiwanis Club are often seen throughout Glendale barbecuing for charitable events. Kiwanis members raise money for children's charities around the world. The Glendale area has...
  • On the Town: Armenian doctors honored at dinner

    On the Town: Armenian doctors honored at dinner
    The World Children's Transplant Fund hosted a fundraising dinner on Aug. 11 in Pasadena's Café Santorini Rococo Room to welcome and honor Dr. Gegham Poghosyan, general surgeon, and Dr. David Dallakyan, pediatric surgeon. Both pediatricians are visiting...
  • An intricate hobby

    An intricate hobby
    Upon first glance, the block of wood looked like it had been covered with tangled pieces of plastic. But upon closer observation, the intricate grapes and graceful vines take form. And when the artist lifts back the top, an empty compartment is revealed....