| Apr 26, 2013
| 4:30 PM
On Tuesday evening, I had the chance to speak to a class at Glendale Community College run by the school's police chief, Gary Montecuollo. I have spoken to this class before, which focuses on law enforcement's interactions with the larger community, and...
| May 8, 2013
| 1:43 PM
FRESNO -- An 82 year-old Sikh man was beaten with a steel pipe outside a Fresno temple in what police believe is a hate crime, setting the Central Valley's well-established Sikh community on edge.
Piara Singh, strong for his age and universally known...
| May 10, 2013
| 4:50 PM
MEXICO CITY -- Efrain Rios Montt, the former Guatemalan military dictator who ruled his country during one of the bloodiest phases of its civil war, was found guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity Friday for the systematic massacre and...
| May 17, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Glendale Unified students and teachers will have next April 24 off in commemoration of the Armenian Genocide, following an agreement signed by school officials and the teachers union this week.
Thousands of students of Armenian descent typically skip...
| May 17, 2013
| 5:11 PM
In what has become an annual exercise, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) this week introduced a House resolution calling on the U.S. to formally recognize the Armenian Genocide, in which roughly 1.5 million Armenians were massacred by Ottoman Turks from 1915...
| May 17, 2013
| 7:15 PM
Those tending the flame of those who perished in the Armenian Genocide had a bit of a mixed bag this week. In happy news, Glendale Unified and its teachers' union agreed to make April 24 — the day that commemorates the horror — an official day...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Samantha Power will be nominated as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations by President Obama on Wednesday afternoon, officials said. Power would fill the chair vacated by Susan Rice, who is moving on to become Obama's...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 6:00 AM
From the start, Fox Searchlight was confident that "12 Years a Slave" would win critical acclaim and be an awards contender.
Getting people to see it? The film's distributor feared that would be a different story.
The new movie depicts the evils of...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 7:00 AM
THABYUCHAING, Myanmar — U Abdul Samat spent his life farming the rice paddies that stretched, brilliant green, in all directions. Now he was nearly 90 years old, a great-grandfather who walked with a cane.
He was also a Muslim, and the men who...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 4:12 PM
A Newport Beach-based nonprofit is holding a fundraiser Sunday to benefit an East African refugee recovery program.
Living Ubuntu's goal is to focus on mind-body issues, including the effects of stress and trauma.
"Eyewitness to Genocide: The Journey of...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 5:09 AM
A Northwest Side man is accused of calling a mail carrier a racial slur and ordering his dog to attack him outside a laundromat, authorities said.
Cosovic Ahmmed, 27, of the 5000 block of North Keeler Avenue, is charged with felony hate crime, felony...