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  • Reps. introduce resolution to recognize Armenian Genocide

    Reps. introduce resolution to recognize Armenian Genocide
    Together with more than 40 members of the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) has again introduced a bipartisan resolution calling on President Obama to restore Armenian-Turkish relations and seek the Republic of Turkey’s full acknowledgment of the Armenian Genocide.
  • 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, suggesting maybe it’s time that Santa Claus is no longer depicted as a white man. A Fox news host,...

    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...

    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. As...