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  • '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...
  • Schiff seeks to invest in Egypt, Tunisia firms

    President Obama’s nominee for ambassador to Armenia, John Heffern, is scheduled to come before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee for questioning on Wednesday. Heffern is a career diplomat who now is the United States’ deputy chief of...
  • Intersections: A city's soul is in its people

    About 75 miles north of Armenia's capital sits a quiet town near the closed Turkish border named Gyumri. Few travelers venture here, a city bursting with history, hospitality, humor and — as is common in the Armenian story that spans eons —...
  • Reps talk of aiding Mideast

    While the role of the United States in Libya is dominating the news, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) are also keeping an eye on foreign policy elsewhere. Sherman has zeroed in on what he perceives as significant holes in...
  • L.A. Honors Armenian Genocide Memorial Via Area Freeway Signs

    L.A. Honors Armenian Genocide Memorial Via Area Freeway Signs
    MONTEBELLO (KTLA) -- Some 200 Los Angeles residents, many of Armenian descent, gathered Friday to celebrate the unveiling of a pair of directional signs leading to the Armenian Genocide Martyrs Monument. The The six-legged memorial tower above Garfield...
  • Elderly Woman With Shovel Knocks out Internet Service to Armenia

    Elderly Woman With Shovel Knocks out Internet Service to Armenia
    TBILISI, Georgia (KTLA) -- A 75-year-old woman trying to steal copper is accused of cutting off internet service to Armenia. Authorities say the woman used a shovel to cut fibre-optic cables while scavenging for copper in the village of Ksani. The...
  • City Lights: Miles to go for children's health

    City Lights: Miles to go for children's health
    Joel Gillin made headlines four years ago when he and his Edison High School teammates won the state boys' golf title. This summer, Gillin plans to get a workout of a different kind. For the last nine months, the 2007 graduate has been stationed with...
  • World View: Eurasian rumble comes to Newport

    NEWPORT BEACH — Can you say, "Nagorno-Karabakh"? Mumbling that double-barreled name to my boss' face triggered a moment of rare discomfort between us. The keen eyes of my editor narrowed and squinted at me through his glasses. His face formed a...
  • Casino night benefits Armenian orphans

    Casino night benefits Armenian orphans
    Yerevan Casino Night & Tournament was a lot closer to home than Armenia. In fact, it was right in the middle of Brand Boulevard on Sunday. Club NYX hosted the event on behalf of the Society for Orphaned Armenian Relief (SOAR). Dozens of supporters...
  • 'A special day for us'

    COSTA MESA — First it was the hymns and melodies depicting Jesus' birth, then it was the incense that led parishioners toward St. Mary Armenian Apostolic Church on Thursday. They were there to celebrate Christmas. Armenian Orthodox Christians...
  • "Vintage" winemaking facility dates back 6,100 years

    "Vintage" winemaking facility dates back 6,100 years
    A UCLA-led team of scientists has confirmed the discovery of the oldest winemaking facility ever found. The facility dates back to roughly 4100 B.C., and included remnants of grapes, a rudimentary wine press, a clay fermentation vat, and even a cup and...
  • Students study other cultures

    Students study other cultures
    La CaƱada Elementary students visited Mexico, Armenia, Italy and the Philippines on Jan. 20 and 21, in the span of just a few hours — without having to leave their school's campus. It's all thanks to the school's Multi-Cultural Days, a 16-year...