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Melani Nazarian, left, and Ashley Muradian view the first permanent monument in L.A. to memorialize the Armenian Genocide after it was unveiled at Grand Park. (Glenn Koenig / Los Angeles Times)

Memorial to Armenian Genocide Unveiled in L.A.’s Grand Park

By Bettina Boxall LOS ANGELES, Calif. (The LA Times)—Split in half, chiseled on one side and smooth on the other, the black rock memorializes not just the Armenian genocide, but also survival. Unveiled on the evening of Sept. 17 as the sun set over Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles, the Armenian [more...]

September 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

MP Garo Paylan at the HDP Parliamentary office in Ankara (Photo: Rupen Janbazian)

Garo Paylan to Discuss ‘Turkey and the Armenians’ at Fresno State

Armenian member of the Parliament of the Republic of Turkey  for the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) will participate in a discussion on “Turkey and the Armenians” at Fresno State University on Sept. 27 at 7:30 p.m. The discussion will take place in McLane Hall, room 121, on the Fresno State [more...]

September 9, 2016 // 1 Comment

The new Bezjian Family Building of Merdinian School

Bezjian Building of Merdinian School Opens its Doors

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif.–The newly constructed Bezjian Family Building at the Merdinian School in Sherman Oaks, Calif. opened its doors to students for the first time on Aug. 18, 2016.  The beautiful 6,840 sq. ft. modern building offers state-of-the-art facilities to students.  It encompasses [more...]

September 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

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All-ASA Culminates 2015-16 Academic Year, Elects New Executive Board

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif.—On Sun. June 12, the All-Armenian Student Association (All-ASA) convened its final general body meeting of the 2015-16 academic year. More than 20 members of ASAs from different colleges and universities across California were present for the gathering, which culminated [more...]

June 27, 2016 // 0 Comments


ARF Western US Regional Convention Elects New Central Committee

MONTEBELLO (Asbarez)—The Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Western United States convened its 51th Regional Convention on the weekend of June June 17-19 with the participation of 95 delegates and invited guests. After extensively discussing and assessing the activities of the last two years [more...]

June 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

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