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Orange County ANCA Meets with Senate Candidate Solorio

Orange County ANCA Meets with Senate Candidate Solorio

The Armenian National Committee of America Orange County Chapter members recently welcomed Jose Solorio, candidate for the 34th State Senate District, to the Orange County Armenian Center where they gave the current Community College Trustee and former State Assemblyman a tour of the facilities, and shared some historical information about all the Armenian community organizations working out of the Armenian Center.

September 5th, 2014

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Sheriff Candidate McDonnell Visits ARF Western US Headquarters

Sheriff Candidate McDonnell Visits ARF Western US Headquarters

Candidate for Los Angeles County Sherriff Jim McDonnell on Wednesday visited the Peschekerian Armenian Center, where he met with members of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation Western US Central Committee and community leaders.

September 4th, 2014

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San Francisco Community excited for 57th Annual Armenian Food Festival & Bazaar

San Francisco Community excited for 57th Annual Armenian Food Festival & Bazaar

The St. Gregory Armenian Church Pastor, Board of Trustees, and Food Festival Committee are excited to announce that the 57th Annual Armenian Bazaar & Food Festival will take place September 12th through 14th at The Khachaturian Armenian Community Center in San Francisco, Calif.

September 4th, 2014

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TCA Arshag Dickranian School Starts 34th Academic Year

TCA Arshag Dickranian School Starts 34th Academic Year

With the pomp and circumstance of its traditional Opening Ceremony, TCA Arshag Dickranian School re-opened its doors for its 34th consecutive scholastic year to its students on Monday, August 25.

September 2nd, 2014

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Lark Musical Society to Offer Course in Classical Armenian

Lark Musical Society to Offer Course in Classical Armenian

At the 2-week “Lark Vocal Camp” organized this summer for advanced singers, participants to the camp expressed interest in learning Classical Armenian language (Krapar).

September 2nd, 2014

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17 Join AYF, Form New North Valley Chapter

17 Join AYF, Form New North Valley Chapter

Seventeen new members joined the ranks of the Armenian Youth Federation on Friday during an oath ceremony at the North Valley Armenian Center in Granada Hills. The ceremony was followed by a reception hosted by the North Valley “Arshavir Shiragian” Gomideh.

August 28th, 2014

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Pasadena to Host Discussion on Armenia’s IT Industry and the Diaspora

Pasadena to Host Discussion on Armenia’s IT Industry and the Diaspora

Three entrepreneurs, Harmik Baghdasarian, Al Eisaian and Aram Ter-Martirosyan from Los Angeles who have established various successful Information Technology (IT) related businesses in Armenia will present their stories, successes, and difficulties.

August 28th, 2014

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AYF Day in Orange County a Huge Success

AYF Day in Orange County a Huge Success

As the countdown came close to months of prior planning, AYF Day in Orange County was a huge success.

August 27th, 2014

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Open Music Society Foundation to Pay Tribute to Aram Gharabekian

Open Music Society Foundation to Pay Tribute to Aram Gharabekian

Open Music Society Foundation (OMSF) will be hosting a special evening celebrating the life and work of Aram Gharabekian, on Sunday, September 21 at 6 p.m., at The Colburn School, Zipper Hall, 200 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA.

August 26th, 2014

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Journal of the Society for Armenian Studies Vol. 22 Published

Journal of the Society for Armenian Studies Vol. 22 Published

The Society for Armenian Studies is pleased to announce the publication of Volume 22 (2013) of the Journal of the Society for Armenian Studies (JSAS). Edited by Dr. Sergio La Porta (California State University, Fresno), JSAS 22 contains several articles and communications from new contributors to the Journal.

August 25th, 2014

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Chamlian Armenian School’s 40th Year of Educational Excellence

Chamlian Armenian School’s 40th Year of Educational Excellence

On Monday, Aug. 18, Chamlian Armenian School’s administration, faculty and staff welcomed students back to school with a special opening ceremony, marking the school’s 40th anniversary and a significant milestone in the school’s history.

August 22nd, 2014

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Dr. Simon Payaslian of Boston University to Speak at Fresno State

Dr. Simon Payaslian of Boston University to Speak at Fresno State

Dr. Simon Payaslian, holder of the Charles K. and Elizabeth M. Kenosian Chair in Modern Armenian History and Literature at Boston University, will give a talk on “The Origins of the Armenian Community in New England and the Construction of Armenian-American ‘Cultural Congruence,’” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, September 12, in the University Business Center, Alice Peters Auditorium, Room 191, on the Fresno State campus.

August 22nd, 2014

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What’s New in Orange County?

What’s New in Orange County?

The Forty Martyrs Armenian Church has taken great strides since our last report sometime in the beginning of the year. Some of the accomplishments are noticeable immediately. However, collectively these undertakings will certainly have their long term effects on the community. The effects of the seemingly isolated accomplishments have already left marks of success in the community.

August 22nd, 2014

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LA Community Colleges Board Prepares for Genocide Education on Campuses

LA Community Colleges Board Prepares for Genocide Education on Campuses

During a special meeting on Wednesday, the Los Angeles Community Colleges District Board of Trustees adopted a resolution designating the month of April 2015 as “Los Angeles Community College District Month of Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide of 1915” reported the Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region.

August 21st, 2014

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