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  • Intersections: Rings of heritage's tree trunk

    Aydin was an Iranian mountaineer who had climbed 572 steps to the top of the Cascade — a towering architectural feat in the heart of Yerevan that now houses the Cafesjian Center for the Arts — with his wife. On a South Caucasus road trip,...
  • Gatto says frustration led to his comments

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) said Friday he regrets comments he made earlier in the week equating state Controller John Chiang’s decision to freeze lawmakers’ pay during the ongoing budget stalemate to creating a “Banana...
  • Intersections: The challenge of returning home

    The collapse of the Soviet Union, an energy crisis that followed, a devastating earthquake and a war with neighboring Azerbaijan has driven more citizens out of Armenia than officials would probably like to admit. While the waves of emigration continue,...
  • Armenian leaders interpret gang's rise

    With the headlines gone and the arrests made, Armenians in Burbank and Glendale are now struggling with the perceptions of their cultural identity after a massive crackdown on the organized crime ring Armenian Power. The cultural perceptions —...
  • We need extradition treaty with Armenia

    Regarding the Oct. 14 stories "FBI raid nets 15 accused in $100M Medicare case" and "Developer accused of financial fraud": It was reported on the same day these breaking stories were published in the Glendale News-Press that Mexican authorities had...
  • Bureaucrats' fears equal support for Gatto

    I read with interest your article on Assemblyman Mike Gatto's hearing in Glendale on pension reform ("Lawmakers talk pension reform following the Bell scandal," Oct. 21). It was abundantly clear that bureaucrats (whose interests align with the status...
  • Political Landscape: Pelosi hoped to recognize Armenian geocide

    This year House Speaker Nancy Pelosi indicated she would do everything in her power to bring to a vote the legislation recognizing the Armenian Genocide at the hands of Ottoman Turks in 1915. But Pelosi's power is much diminished since the Nov. 2...
  • Armenian community celebrates landmark

    DOWNTOWN — A ceremony in honor of the 90th anniversary of President Woodrow Wilson's Arbitral Award, which established a Turkish-Armenian boundary, attracted hundreds of people Sunday night in support of a sovereign Armenia. Ninety years after...
  • Briefly in business: Massage Envy Spa celebrates five years

    Massage Envy Spa-Glendale celebrated five years in business this month. Wife-and-husband team Helen McDonagh and Andrew Garsten are former marketing directors in the technology sector who launched what was then the 48th Massage Envy franchise in 2005....
  • Documents critical of Armenia

    Revelations that U.S. officials charged Armenia in 2008 with supplying Iran with weapons later used to kill U.S. troops in Iraq were "enormously troubling," said Rep. Adam Schiff, who has been a staunch supporter of Congress officially recognizing the...
  • Start the Presses: Diplomatic relations

     Start the Presses: Diplomatic relations
    Early Friday morning, the calls began to roll into the newsroom. One woman wondered why we were singling out Armenia. Another inquired about the ethnicity of our writing staff — perhaps wanting to make sure we employed no one of Turkish descent....
  • 'Punisher' puts a finishing touch on busy year

    GLENDALE — A successful amateur standout in Armenia, local lightweight boxer Artur "The Punisher" Bernetsyan has spent 2010 learning the ropes of the professional fight game stateside. According to his trainer Edmond Tarverdyan, proprietor of...