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  • Market Watch: Exotic melons a sweet success in high desert

    Market Watch: Exotic melons a sweet success in high desert
    Thirteen years ago, when Ruben Mkrtchyan told his wife and four children that they were going to move from Glendale to a high desert valley in the middle of nowhere to grow the world's tastiest melons, they thought he had lost his mind. "My mom and I...
  • IRAN, GEORGIA: Washington wary of warming ties between Tehran and U.S. ally

     
    In a turn of events that has both Georgian and American diplomats walking on eggshells, Georgia and Iran agreed this week to eliminate visa restrictions and resume direct flights between Tbilisi and Tehran. This new open-border policy comes at a......
  • IRAN: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia squeezed between Tehran and Washington

     
    Armenia finds itself in an unfriendly neighborhood and engaged in a highly militarized 20-year territorial dispute with Azerbaijan over the Nagorno-Karabakh enclave. It has long pulled off a diplomatic coup, maintaining simultaneous close relations with...
  • IRAN: 'American' detained as alleged spy amid crackdown on Christians [Updated]

     
    [Updated, Jan. 6, 10:56 a.m.: Iran's state-controlled Al-Alam television channel is quoting an "informed source" as denying reports by other news outlets that an American woman had been arrested at the Armenian border. According to Iran's Arabic...
  • Tigran Hamasyan's global view of jazz

     
    Given how Tigran Hamasyan’s career began, it might have been more surprising to learn the 23-year-old pianist didn’t one day sign to a major label. With his fourth album, "A Fable," due next month (his first for Universal France) the......
  • Armenian gang fraud cost victims at least $20 million, authorities say [Updated]

     
    At least 74 reputed members of the Armenian Power organized crime gang were charged Wednesday in a fraud scheme that cost Southern California victims at least $20 million, law enforcement officials said. Authorities said members of Armenian Power, or AP,....
  • Armenian genocide memorialized on L.A.-area freeway signs

     
    It's only a sign. But the large green sign unveiled next to the Pomona Freeway packed an emotional punch for those gathered Friday in Montebello. "Armenian Genocide Martyrs Monument Next Exit," it reads. A pair of the directional signs, authorized......
  • Jazz review: Angel City Jazz Festival at the Ford Amphitheatre [Updated]

     
    Tigran Hamasyan and Rudresh Mahanthappa lead the Angel City Jazz Festival's biggest night, which featured sounds as diverse, rewarding and tough to define as the city it calls home....
  • Armenian spiritual leader visits L.A. area

     
    Armenian spiritual leader visits L.A. area...
  • Global military spending flattens as U.S. cuts back, Russia adds

     
    The United States and much of Western Europe trimmed their military spending because of budget constraints, according to new data from by a Stockholm-based think tank. The slight drop in the United States, the biggest military spender worldwide, helped...
  • TV THIS WEEK: April 22 - 28

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 22 - 28 in PDF format TV listings for the week of April 22 - 28 in PDF format are also available here This week's TV Movies SUNDAY From......
  • Demonstrators march in Hollywood to mark Armenian genocide

     
    Thousands marched through Hollywood in observance of the 97th anniversary of the beginning of the Armenian genocide and to call on the Turkish government to recognize the deaths of about 1.5 million people....