| Mar 10, 2014
| 8:30 AM
PARIS - Pablo Giorgelli's "Invisible," Igor Drljaca's "Tabija" and Daniel Castro Zimbron's "The Darkness" (pictured, in concept art) are among 15 projects that will be pitched at the Cannes Festival's 10th Cinefondation-Atelier, a co-production mart and...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 5:24 PM
The Northwest Glendale Lions honored three people with Humanitarian Service Awards at their 17th annual Community Appreciation Dinner on March 13 at the Phoenicia restaurant in Glendale.
Recipients were Dr. Thomas Lee of Children's Hospital Los Angeles,...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 6:02 PM
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.
| Apr 24, 2014
| 6:50 PM
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...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 8:02 AM
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 Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan ...
| Jan 19, 2014
For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is available only through their websites. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 7:29 PM
Later this year, Mashdots College President Garbis Der Yeghiayan will take nearly 30 people to visit historic Western Armenia — which now lies within Turkey’s boarders — on a pilgrimage that leads Armenian descendents back to their...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:30 PM
A Glendale technology company has launched a lifestyle application for Apple smartphones designed in the United States, but with much of its development and coding done by workers in Armenia.
The Inlight App, aimed at women, provides mobile access to...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 6:07 PM
While browsing in an antique shop in Oregon last summer, a tiny, glass bottle filled with grains of rice caught my eye. I picked it up and read the label. “The daily ration for 750 children in 1 Near East [Armenian] Relief Orphanage is 40 pounds...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 3:50 PM
The young children had just celebrated their first communion and had gathered on the lawn of the Tujunga home of John Steven McGroarty, California’s Poet Laureate, to have their picture taken.
McGroarty, an important figure in the history of...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Sevan Kabakian moved with his wife and children, who were all born in Glendale, to Armenia with a plan.
The couple knew where they’d enroll their three children in school. They knew Kabakian would have a job — working for Birthright Armenia,...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 7:01 PM
Five Glendale police officers, including a sergeant involved in an ongoing federal discrimination lawsuit against the Police Department, were promoted Wednesday to higher-ranking positions.
Sgts. Tigran Topadzhikyan and John Gilkerson as well as Officers...