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  • Armenians march, demonstrate in L.A. to protest genocide denial

    Armenians march, demonstrate in L.A. to protest genocide denial
    Thousands of Armenians chanted outside the Turkish Consulate in Los Angeles Wednesday to commemorate the massacre of some 1.5 million of their ancestors 98 years ago -- a genocide that has yet to be officially recognized by the U.S. Chanting “We...
  • Turkish scholar talks policy at Glendale's Armenian genocide event

    Turkish scholar talks policy at Glendale's Armenian genocide event
    For the first time, a Turkish scholar addressed a crowd of more than 1,400 people at the city's annual event to commemorate the genocide of about 1.5 million people in 1915 by Ottoman Turks, a tragedy still denied by modern-day Turkey 98 years later....
  • Glendale Police Foundation donates DNA sterilization equipment to regional crime laboratory

    The Glendale Police Foundation recently donated a vital piece of DNA sterilization equipment to the Police Department’s regional crime laboratory, officials said. The sterilizing hood will allow forensic specialists to work with DNA evidence...
  • Legislators push new airport curfew bill

    After years of failed efforts to impose a hard curfew on flights at Bob Hope Airport, local congressional representatives are pushing new legislation to bar planes from taking off or landing at Burbank between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m. Reps. Adam Schiff (D-...
  • Legislators send in their bills

    Local representatives turned in a lot of paperwork leading up to the Feb. 18 deadline for California lawmakers to submit legislation for the 2011-12 session. The four lawmakers who represent all or parts of Glendale, Burbank and La Cañada Flintridge...
  • Strapped nonprofits face more cuts

    A possible cut in federal block grant funding for the nation’s most at-risk populations has local officials and nonprofit operators bracing for the worst. For many local nonprofits coping with dwindling donations and funding cuts, the protracted...
  • Possible conflict worries Schiff, Sherman

    Reps. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) have been raising alarms about potential new hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh, a disputed region on the border of Armenia and Azerbaijan where violence erupted for years after the fall of...
  • 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 Cañada Flintridge) introduced a joint Assembly and Senate resolution...
  • Political Landscape: Frommer faces roadblocks on transportation issues

    Frommer faces roadblocks on transportation issues Glendale native and former state Assemblyman Dario Frommer was voted in as chairman of the California Transportation Commission on Jan. 19, just in time to inherit a fistful of financial problems....
  • Protests stir pride, optimism among Southland Egyptians

    As looting began last week amid major political protests in several Egyptian cities, and the police disappeared from the streets, Ahmed Alfi started to look for a way out of the country. The 54-year-old venture capitalist, who lived in La Cañada...
  • 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-...
  • Republican candidates to visit La Crescenta, La Cañada next weekend

    Republican candidates to visit La Crescenta, La Cañada next weekend
    Republican candidates for state and federal office will appear in La Cañada and La Crescenta next weekend in events organized by the Foothills Republican Club and Pasadena-based Tea PAC. On April 14 and April 15 three candidates will visit local homes to...