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OBITUARY: Yeretsgeen SALPI ARTINIAN

OBITUARY: Yeretsgeen SALPI ARTINIAN

A fortieth day memorial service will be held for yeretsgeen Salpi Artinian on Sunday, April 19, at St. Mary’s Armenian Church in Glendale, 500 S. Central Ave.

April 17th, 2015

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All-ASA Calls on University Students to Join the March for Justice

All-ASA Calls on University Students to Join the March for Justice

The All-Armenian Student Association calls on all college and university students to participate in the March for Justice on April 24 in Los Angeles.

April 16th, 2015

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Armenian Genocide Memorial Car Run to Benefit ANC Western Region

Armenian Genocide Memorial Car Run to Benefit ANC Western Region

On Friday, April 24, the 4th Annual Armenian Genocide Memorial Run “100 Years, 100 Cars, $100,000 Goal” presented by Specialty Car Craft Los Angeles (SCC Los Angeles) will take place, in which 100 percent of proceeds will benefit the Armenian National Committee – Western Region.

April 16th, 2015

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Pilibos Students Harassed When Delivering Letter to Turkish Consulate

Pilibos Students Harassed When Delivering Letter to Turkish Consulate

With the centennial of the Armenian Genocide approaching, the entire Armenian nation is doing their part to bring attention to the cause. At Rose and Alex Pilibos, students of the Hye Tahd classroom penned letters of demands to deliver to the Turkish Consulate.

April 15th, 2015

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Paul Krekorian Announces Winners of Armenian Genocide Centennial Art Contest

Paul Krekorian Announces Winners of Armenian Genocide Centennial Art Contest

On Wednesday, City Councilmember Paul Krekorian announced the winners of the Armenian Genocide Centennial Art Contest, sponsored by the City of Los Angeles.

April 15th, 2015

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Artsakh Representative Speaks at CSUN

Artsakh Representative Speaks at CSUN

Robert Avetisyan, the Permanent Representative of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic to the United States, made his first visit to California State University, Northridge (CSUN) on April 13 to speak about Artsakh and relations between the neighboring countries of Armenia and Azerbaijan.

April 15th, 2015

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Burbank Community Marks Genocide Centennial

Burbank Community Marks Genocide Centennial

The Burbank community commemorated the centennial anniversary of the Armenian Genocide on Tuesday, April 7, when the Burbank City Council presented its annual Proclamation in Recognition of the Armenian Genocide.

April 14th, 2015

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Armenian Film Foundation Shifts Into High Gear on Centennial Year

Armenian Film Foundation Shifts Into High Gear on Centennial Year

Don’t Let Their Voices Be Forgotten” has been the slogan of the Armenian Film Foundation for many years. Thanks to the USC Shoah Foundation Institute in Los Angeles, the 400 voices of Genocide eyewitnesses filmed by AFF co-founder J. Michael Hagopian will finally be heard throughout the world.

April 10th, 2015

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Armenian Wrestler Named As New WWE Champion

Armenian Wrestler Named As New WWE Champion

Seth Rollins has been called “The Undeniable Future of WWE” and he was named World Wrestling Federation (WWE) World Heavyweight Champion at Wrestlemania 31, but he’s less often recognized as an Armenian-American.

April 10th, 2015

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‘America We Thank You’ Billboards Erected Across LA

‘America We Thank You’ Billboards Erected Across LA

As Armenians gears up to commemorate the Armenian Genocide Centennial on April 24, residents all throughout Los Angeles, Armenian and non-Armenian alike, will be made aware of the unspeakable pain endured by their ancestors nearly 100 years ago.

April 9th, 2015

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Mr. and Mrs. Harout and Vicky Marashlian Donate $50,000 to ARS

Mr. and Mrs. Harout and Vicky Marashlian Donate $50,000 to ARS

The Central Executive Board of the Armenian Relief Society announced, with gratitude, the generous donation $50,000 to the ARS by Mr. and Mrs. Harout and Vicky Marashlian, of California.

April 9th, 2015

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OBITUARY: Vasken Yacoubian

OBITUARY: Vasken Yacoubian

Born in Beirut, Lebanon

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother Vasken Yacoubian on Tuesday, April 7, in California.
Funeral service will take place on Saturday, April 11, at 12 p.m. at Old North Church in Hollywood Hills Forest Lawn Mortuary Park.
He is survived by his:
Wife, [...]

April 8th, 2015

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Bay Area Armenians Plan Host of Events Marking Genocide Centennial

Bay Area Armenians Plan Host of Events Marking Genocide Centennial

As the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide is nearing, the San Francisco-Bay Area Armenian Genocide Centennial Committee (AGCC) has announced a number of commemorative events.

April 8th, 2015

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Armenian Mesrobian School Marks Growing Emphasis on ‘STEAM’

Armenian Mesrobian School Marks Growing Emphasis on ‘STEAM’

Armenian Mesrobian High School students and their teacher Haig Shahinian assembled a multimedia computer from parts this week for yearbook and video production, marking the growing emphasis the school is placing on STEAM subjects (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics).

April 8th, 2015

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