California

FRESNO — The Armenian Studies Program at California State University, Fresno, held its gala 24th anniversary banquet, on Sunday, March 11, in the banquet hall of the Fort Washington Golf and Country[...]

LOS ANGELES — The 31st annual dinner dance of the Tekeyan Cultural Association’s Arshag Dickranian School will be held on Friday, March 16, at 7:30 p.m., at the Taglyan Cultural Center, 1201 N. Vine St.[...]

By Aleen L. Khanjian PASADENA, Calif. — On Sunday, October 30, at 6:30 p.m., the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) will celebrate the Golden Jubilee of renowned actor, entertainer, comedian and director Krikor Satamian. The[...]

JANUARY • One of the “leftovers of the sword,” Fethiye Cetin, 60, a prominent civil rights attorney in Turkey, had her sense of identity shattered when she learned from her grandmother that she was one of thousands of Armenian[...]

By Kevork Keushkerian LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Chapter of the Tekeyan Cultural Association (TCA) organized a celebration to honor distinguished educator, poet, author and public speaker Zareh Melkonian on the occasion of his 70[...]

MISSION HILLS, Calif. — The Ararat-Eskijian Museum on Sunday, December 5, will host a talk on Isfahan, New Jufla and the art of one of its most famous sons, Sumbat Der Kiureghian[...]

LOS ANGELES — Taking time from his brief stay in Los Angeles, Edmond Y. Azadian, vice chairman of the Tekeyan Cultural Association (TCA) Board of Directors, paid an official visit to Arshag Dickranian School on Thursday, October[...]

OAKLAND, Calif. — About 50 Bay Area supporters of the American University of Armenia gathered at the home of Stephan and Sylvia Melikian on the evening of Saturday, October 23 to welcome incoming American University of Armenia (AUA)[...]

SAN FRANCISCO — Peter Balakian will read from his new book of poems Ziggurat (published by The University of Chicago Press) and will also discuss issues concerning the Armenian Genocide and contemporary affairs during a[...]

By Edmond Y. Azadian It would be an understatement to say that Harutune Yeretzian’s untimely and sudden loss caused a terrible shock for all those who had come to make his acquaintance or who had befriended him. His life was cut short at[...]

LOS ANGELES — Hagop Piandarian, a longtime community activist, was honored on Sunday, October 3. His community involvement began almost 60 years ago in Alexandria, Egypt and later extended to the US, his adopted[...]