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  • Vic 'Raging Bull' Darchinyan still raging on

    Vic 'Raging Bull' Darchinyan still raging on
    Vic Darchinyan has been, is, and always will be a loud trash-talker. He's flung insults at his opponents, calling one foe a coward for refusing to stand toe-to-toe with him in the center of the boxing ring. He's said that one of his counterparts had been...
  • Resident urges council to adopt Sinanyan-related anti-hate measure

    Resident urges council to adopt Sinanyan-related anti-hate measure
    A Glendale resident called on the City Council this week to adopt a proclamation against all hate speech, hate crimes and bullying in the city in response to the silence that's followed Councilman Zareh Sinanyan's apology for writing threatening and...
  • Teen's charity effort for Kenyan orphans inspires cycling donations

    Teen's charity effort for Kenyan orphans inspires cycling donations
    Early on Saturday morning, Alen Gharibian put on a helmet and stood over his bicycle, ready to go on a ride over a trail in Glendale. He was in the company of more than 100 neighbors and family friends, all of whom supported a cause initiated by a...
  • Council OKs next Chromium 6 phase

    Council OKs next Chromium 6 phase
    Councilman Ara Najarian tried to put the brakes on funding Tuesday for research into a water contaminant impacting Glendale groundwater, but the majority of the council voted to approve spending another roughly $600,000 on a project that has cost more...
  • Anna Stothard novel searches for secrets in Venice Beach

    Anna Stothard novel searches for secrets in Venice Beach
    It's almost like something out of a novel by Jack Kerouac: In 2008, Anna Stothard landed at what must have been the last scruffy hotel in Venice Beach, a dingy pink monolith at the end of the wild road trip she took after finishing college. Before she...
  • Memorial forest in Armenia to honor expatriate couple

    Memorial forest in Armenia to honor expatriate couple
    An environmental group and a memorial foundation aim to plant 50,000 trees in the Armenian countryside in honor of a Glendale couple who died in a car crash in May. For every “like” to the Armenia Tree Project’s Facebook page, the...
  • 'Memorial forest' in Armenia planned for young couple who died

    'Memorial forest' in Armenia planned for young couple who died
    An environmental group has agreed to plant up to 50,000 trees in Armenia as a lasting memorial to a Glendale couple who died in a car crash eight months after they were married. Sosé Thomassian and Allen Yekikian died May 10 in a head-on car crash while...
  • Six people suffer minor injuries in medical lab acid spill

    Six people suffered minor injuries Monday when an acid spilled inside a lab at a medical office building on the Glendale Adventist Medical Center campus, officials said. One of the six people, who suffered from nausea, eye irritation and headaches,...
  • Turks search aid flight, let plane fly on to Syria

     
    A plane headed from Armenia to Syria that was grounded and searched Monday in Turkey was carrying only humanitarian aid, the Turkish foreign minister said....
  • Turkey grounds another plane heading to Syria amid tensions

     
    A plane headed from Armenia to Syria was grounded at an airport in Turkey, less than a week after the country intercepted another Syria-bound plane....
  • Glendale elections: Latest filings show ongoing campaign haul

    Glendale elections: Latest filings show ongoing campaign haul
    In the 12 days before the April 2 election, Councilman Zareh Sinanyan ran from fundraiser to fundraiser, bolstering his campaign war chest. Even though he canceled three fundraisers, he raised more than $18,000 in the roughly two week stretch, boosting...
  • A young couple gone too soon

    A young couple gone too soon
    Beneath a starry sky, Sosé Thomassian and Allen Yekikian held each other on their wedding night, arms looped around hips, eyes locked, for more than 20 minutes so the photographer could capture what would become their favorite wedding photo. Back at the...