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  • Video: Why should President Obama recognize the Armenian genocide?

    Video: Why should President Obama recognize the Armenian genocide?
    Glendale Community College students were given a white board, pen and a chance to send President Obama a message.  In one photo, Glendale locals answered one question: Why should the president officially recognize the Armenian genocide? Lori...
  • Residents have eyes on Sinanyan

    I read with some skepticism of Zareh Sinanyan’s change of heart in the matter of the disparaging YouTube comments he had made a few years ago (Zareh Sinanyan admits racist remarks, expresses regret,” Ron Kaye, April 21). I am glad he finally...
  • Glendale man killed in hate crime, official says

    The man accused of brutally murdering a Glendale resident earlier this year did so because the victim was gay, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said Wednesday. Hachik Maskovian, 28, was arrested April 26, two days...
  • Seven on probation arrested in sweep

    Seven on probation arrested in sweep
    The Eastside Costa Mesa home's exterior was flawless, the lawn showing freshly mowed rows, the kidney-shaped pool offering respite from the pre-summer heat. But inside, police found hints of a flophouse: cabinets converted to makeshift lockers,...
  • Armenian study center to debut at UCLA

    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...
  • Theater review: 'We Are Proud to Present' and a time of genocide

     Theater review: 'We Are Proud to Present' and a time of genocide
    Theodor Adorno's oft-quoted, much misunderstood remark, "It is barbaric to write poetry after Auschwitz," raises questions about the ability of artists to represent the Holocaust. How can the cultural tools that were complicit in genocide comment on its...
  • Baltimore police form new advisory council on LGBT issues

    Baltimore police form new advisory council on LGBT issues
    Making good on a promise by Baltimore police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts after the severe beating of a gay East Baltimore man, the city Police Department announced Friday a special advisory council to help improve its relations with the lesbian, gay,...
  • Obama's plan to arm Syrian rebels falls short

    Obama's plan to arm Syrian rebels falls short
    Here are five observations, most of them depressing, about the Syrian civil war, formulated in light of the announcement by the White House that President Bashar al-Assad's regime has, in fact, used chemical weapons and that, in response, the U.S. will...
  • Genocide victims remembered at Burbank City Hall

    Genocide victims remembered at Burbank City Hall
    More than 100 people gathered at Burbank City Hall Tuesday to commemorate the Armenian genocide and the Holocaust, which together claimed the lives of 7.5 million people. Descendants of Holocaust victims and survivors lit seven candles at the City...
  • Video: Schiff delivers speech on House floor in Armenian to honor genocide victims

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), lead sponsor of the Armenian genocide resolution in Congress, delivered his remarks in Armenian on the House floor Wednesday as he honored the 1.5 million Armenians who were massacred in 1915 at the hands of Ottoman Turks....
  • Start the Presses: Remembering the Armenian Genocide

    Start the Presses: Remembering the Armenian Genocide
    Each year Armenians worldwide commemorate the murder of 1.5 million of their ancestors by what was then the Ottoman Empire in the time around World War I. Each year, the United States government – fearing the backlash of Turkish rulers – fails...