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  • Armenians cry for justice

    Armenians cry for justice
    A candlelight vigil commemorating the 96th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide was held on the steps of Burbank City Hall on Tuesday night, two days before an L.A. visit by President Obama, who has not kept a campaign promise to formally recognize the...
  • Community remains hopeful about recognition

    For the Armenian American community, presidential candidate Barack Obama was full of promise and hope. His position on the Armenian Genocide of 1915, in which 1.5 million Armenian were massacred at the hands of Ottoman Turks, had been well documented. It...
  • House adjourns without genocide resolution vote

    Despite a last-minute push from Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and others, Congress adjourned for the year on Wednesday without voting on a resolution recognizing the Armenian Genocide — a blow to proponents who will now have to contend with a much...
  • Governor vetoes bills

    The governor said no to two La Caņada Flintridge lawmakers last week. While Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed dozens of bills July 16, two of his four vetoes originated with state Sen. Carol Liu and Assemblyman Anthony Portantino, both Democrats. Liu'...
  • Pelosi wants genocide recognition

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said last week during a visit to Burbank that she will push for a congressional vote on an Armenian Genocide recognition bill. Pelosi came to the Western Diocese of the Armenian Church in Burbank on Aug. 4 for a...
  • Think Again: Congress comes up lame in last session

    Think Again: Congress comes up lame in last session
    The 111th Congress held its lame-duck session until Christmas to wrap up unfinished business before Democrats ceded control of the House of Representatives to the Republicans. But the business it failed to address is a most fundamental one. Up until the...
  • Loughner video with 'genocide' and 'torture' ramblings is released

    Loughner video with 'genocide' and 'torture' ramblings is released
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  • Suspected Tucson Shooter 'Slowly Spiraled Into Madness'

    Suspected Tucson Shooter 'Slowly Spiraled Into Madness'
    The two teenagers were in an old minivan just before midnight, driving through their scrubby neighborhood on the outskirts of Tucson when they were pulled over by sheriff's deputies. The driver and his passenger, Jared Lee Loughner, both smelled...
  • State lawmakers take up Armenian Genocide

    Local lawmakers are leading an effort to again have California recognize the Armenian Genocide and to push the federal government to do the same. Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Caņada Flintridge) introduced a joint Assembly and Senate resolution...
  • Singers to recognize Armenian Genocide through music

    The Armenian government is teaming up with Stevie Wonder and a roster of international performers to bring a higher profile to genocide recognition efforts. On Tuesday night, Armenian dignitaries and music promoters in Glendale unveiled plans for a five-...
  • Lawmakers should focus on state problems

    So, with all of California's problems, Assemblyman Anthony Portantino and other lawmakers have introduced legislation to “push the federal government” to recognize the Armenian Genocide (“State lawmakers take up Armenian Genocide,”...
  • Think Again: Undercurrent of hatred

    Think Again: Undercurrent of hatred
    A few weeks ago someone decided to get a sledgehammer and begin destroying a monument outside St. Mary's Armenian Church. This "monument" is known in Armenian as a "Khachkar," or stone cross. The Khachkar has special meaning in the Armenian culture...