The Armenian National Committee of America–Western Region (ANCA-WR), along with its San Fernando Valley East, San Fernando Valley North and Sunland-Tujunga local chapters announced on April 12 the endorsement of Imelda Padilla for Los Angeles Unified School District 6.
Friday, April 7 saw the Glendale premiere of Armenian director Jivan Avetisyan’s second feature length film, The Last Inhabitant. Held in the legendary Alex Theatre, over 700 people were in attendance at the screening organized by the Artsakh Arts and Cultural Foundation.
Phoenicia Restaurant was honored on March 27 with special awards from the prestigious Southern California Restaurant Writers Association.
The American University of Armenia (AUA) on March 20 received a grant of $999,000 from the American Schools and Hospitals Abroad (ASHA) program of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to construct, furnish, and equip a student residence facility.
For the second consecutive year the Orange County Board of Supervisors issued a proclamation designating April 24 as Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day.
The Armenian Relief Society of Western USA, Social Services Division has resumed offering services to low–moderate income individuals at its North Hollywood office.
During a ceremony on April 8, Representative Judy Chu honored the director and teachers of the Armenian department at the A. and M. Hovsepian School in Pasadena.
As the Armenian Diaspora and human rights activists from around the world prepare for the 102nd Anniversary Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide, Angelenos will join community artists to raise awareness of genocide prevention and education through the 9th annual Silence the Lies, Rock the Truth concert.
The liberation of Shushi 25 years ago was celebrated not only by Armenians around the globe but also by all who value the ideals of liberty and democracy.
Assemblymember Cristina Garcia of the 58th Assembly District announced Sona Fundukian as the 2017 Montebello “Woman of the Year.”