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ANC San Gabriel Valley Activist to Serve on County Commission

MONTEBELLO, CA — Recently, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved the appointment of Jack Hadjinian to the Assessment Appeals Board (AAB). Hadjinian has been a long-time, active participant in the Armenian National Committee of San Gabriel Valley. "I would like to thank Supervisor Gloria Molina for nominating me and the Supervisors’ appointment," said

LA Kings and ANC-WR Team Up to Make Armenian Heritage Night a Success

LOS ANGELES–On Monday, February 16th the Los Angeles Kings hosted Armenian Heritage Night during their game with the visiting Atlanta Thrashers. The event, organized with the Armenian National Committee-Western Region (ANC-WR), also marked the occasion of the first visit to the King’s home ice of Thrasher’s defenseman, Zach Boghosian. Boghosian, a 2008 National Hockey League

“The Risin Son” of Hip-Hop: An Interview with R-Mean

This weekend marks the launch of The Risin Son, the latest album by Los Angeles native and Armenian American lyricist and artist, R-Mean. To kick off the launch of the new album, R-Mean will be performing at Beyond the Stars Palace in Glendale this Saturday, February 21st. Tickets for the show can be purchased online

ANC-WR Kicks off Spring Internship Session

LOS ANGELES–The Armenian National Committee Western Region (ANC-WR) Internship-Externship Program (IEP) commenced its spring session on January 22nd. Participating in the regional program are three students from Crescenta Valley High School. Assigned a range of projects, the participants will work with ANC-WR staff and board members between now and early May. The spring session interns

LA Kings, ANC-WR to Host First Ever Armenian Heritage Night

LOS ANGELES–The Los Angeles Kings are offering a special Armenian Heritage ticket package to their fans for the Kings – Atlanta Thrashers game at STAPLES Center on February 16. Fans who purchase the Armenian Heritage Package will receive a discounted ticket to the game, along with a pass to a private post-game party at Club

Genocide Survivor Ghazaros Kademian Passes Away

LOS ANGELES–Ghazaros Kademian, a longtime ANCA supporter and one of the oldest remaining survivors of the Armenian Genocide passed away on January 24 at his home in Glendale, California. Kademian, who was born in the historic city of Zeitoun in 1907, lived a life full of faith and dedication. Over the past several years he

Washington Abuzz like Never Before

The nation’s capital is abuzz with activity, excitement and sheer anticipation of the Presidential Inauguration. A visitor from Central New York called it a "happy place," while one Virginia resident said she had not seen the city like this "ever." To walk around the city is like participating in a national celebration. The laughter and