| Oct 9, 2012
| 11:21 AM
If you’re watching local TV news early in the morning in the next few days, tuning in to check the weather Saturday morning, or unwinding with Judge Mathis or Access Hollywood, get ready for a visual assault.Using federal election rules that give...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 3:40 PM
Long before Los Angeles made its name as the entertainment capital of the world and became known for traffic, diversity, great weather and coveted In-N-Out burgers, it was home to an indigenous peoples known as the Tongva, who lived and thrived in the...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 12:00 PM
More than $1.6 million has been paid out from a compensation fund for descents of Armenian Genocide victims, according to a status report filed in a lengthy lawsuit in U.S. District Court.
However, four of the 32 claimants who haven’t been paid...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 3:06 PM
At the first Glendale Unified school board election forum of the season Wednesday night, candidates discussed districtwide diversity, language programs and commemorating the Armenian genocide.
About 20 people attended the event hosted and televised by...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 6:40 PM
An allotment of Armenian books and cultural artifacts linked to the country's history and diaspora following the 1915 genocide will debut at UCLA in the first permanent research program of its kind at any major American university dedicated to Armenian...
| Mar 12, 2011
Martin Marootian, a retired pharmacist who stood up for Armenian genocide victims as the lead plaintiff in a lawsuit that resulted in a $20-million settlement from New York Life Insurance Co. for failing to honor claims on policies sold to thousands of...
| Sep 6, 2011
Vann Nath, whose talent as an artist helped him survive Cambodia's most notorious prison during the Khmer Rouge's reign of terror in the 1970s and whose later paintings bore witness to the prison's many horrors, has died. He was 66.
Vann Nath, who...
| Apr 11, 2012
The son of Holocaust survivors, Elan Steinberg preferred to keep his family history private. But the fierce strategist and former leader of the World Jewish Congress was clearly motivated by it, according to observers, as he relentlessly pushed to...
| Oct 18, 2010
| 1:54 PM
"Armenian Golgotha: A Memoir of the Armenian Genocide, 1915-18"
By Grigoris Balakian
Translated by Peter Balakian with Aris Sevag
Alfred A. Knopf. 509 pp. $35
Armenian Golgotha is the astonishing memoir of Father Grigoris Balakian (1876-1934), a work...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 9:00 PM
| Apr 10, 2012
| 10:56 AM
Oral histories are only as good as their sources. So the amateur actors researching the systematic extermination of the Herero tribe of Namibia by German colonial occupiers in and around 1907 have a crippling problem.
These well-meaning thespians,...
| Apr 29, 2012
Never Fall Down
Balzer + Bray: 224 pp., $17.99, ages 14 and up
When it comes to genocide, Hitler is obviously well covered. There are countless titles for young readers about the...