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  • Turkish leader's statement on Armenian genocide falls short, locals say

    Local leaders and activists in the Armenian community this week called the conciliatory statement by Turkey’s prime minister regarding the 1915 Armenian killings a slap in the face because he declined to characterize the deaths as genocide.
  • Runners race to sign up for Turkey Trot

    More than 1,600 people have signed up so far to run Thanksgiving morning in the Burbank YMCA’s fourth annual Turkey Trot, in which participants are encouraged to “race before you stuff your face.” Organizers are hoping to attract 2,700...

    On the Town: YMCA's Turkey Trot helps needy members

    On the Town: YMCA's Turkey Trot helps needy members
    According to the American Caloric Control Council (yes, there really is such a thing), the average American consumes more than 4,500 calories and 229 grams of fat on Thanksgiving Day. While, for many, the only exercise they get to work off that feast...

    In Theory: Do the central figures of Christmas have a race?

    Earlier this month a controversy arose after a tongue-in-cheek column written by Aisha Harris, a woman of color, was published online at Slate.com, suggesting maybe it’s time that Santa Claus is no longer depicted as a white man. A Fox news host,...

    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...