| Apr 17, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Wednesday once again called on President Obama to officially recognize the Armenian genocide of 1915 – a request that for years has gone unfulfilled amid political pressure from a key NATO ally, Turkey.
| Jul 31, 2013
| 9:21 PM
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When the stage lights come up on the Stepping Stone Players’ production of “Oliver!” Friday night, the show will have benefited from a $2,000 donation from the Walt Disney Co., after...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 9:58 AM
Commuters and residents in the San Fernando Valley are bracing for traffic tie-ups Tuesday when President Obama visits "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" in Burbank and overnights in Los Angeles.
The Los Angeles Times reported that the Los Angeles...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 12:38 PM
Some are excited, some are annoyed about the inevitable traffic jams, but many in the Burbank area have an opinion about President Obama's scheduled apperance on "The Tonight Show" in Burbank Tuesday. Below is a sampling of the local reaction:
| Apr 23, 2013
| 7:14 PM
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?
| Apr 24, 2013
| 9:47 AM
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....
| Apr 24, 2013
| 5:32 PM
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.
| Apr 25, 2013
| 1:25 PM
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....
| Aug 30, 2013
| 6:31 PM
While President Barack Obama announced Friday that any military action responding to chemical attacks in Syria would be limited in scope, leaders in the Syrian-Armenian community in Glendale said they oppose any armed response from the United States....
| Apr 26, 2013
| 4:28 PM
On a Saturday night some 98 years ago this week, more than 200 Armenian intellectuals and community leaders living in Constantinople, today's Istanbul, were rounded up by the government. The political party in power, the "Young Turks," did not want...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 8:04 PM
Candles flickered as more than 200 people gathered at a vigil in Glendale on Monday night to discourage American military strikes in Syria.
The vigil, hosted by the Glendale chapter of the Armenian National Committee of America, moveon.org and the MLK...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 2:48 PM
While President Obama delivered his annual State of the Union address Tuesday night, members of the La Cañada Unified School Board updated the public on several matters related to the state of the district, from School Accountability Report Cards (SARC)...