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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • IRAN, ARMENIA: Booze and relative freedom lure Iranians to Christian enclave to the north

     
    Landlocked and still recovering from the decades of Soviet rule and a war with Azerbaijan that quickly followed, Armenia may not be the world's most attractive vacation destination. But for those living in the neighboring Islamic Republic, it's a kind.......
  • Foreign tourist boards

    For tourist information on selected foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the number of the country's U.N. mission or...
  • 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...
  • 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 Caņada 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...
  • Helping out the home country

    Alique Bedikian said there was no culture shock. For five weeks, she lived in rural Armenia, foregoing almost all amenities like electricity and running water. "I got so used to living that humble lifestyle that it didn't matter," she said. "I really...