Fresno

FOWLER, Calif. — Located about 10 miles south of downtown Fresno in the quiet farming community of Fowler, St. Gregory the Illuminator Armenian Apostolic Church parishioners have met and held church services in the original structure[...]

FRESNO — Clarice Krikorian contributes this Russian-Armenian version of piróg that her beloved 91-year-old mother, Clara Yenovkian, has made for many years.  “Piróg (perok) comes from the Armenian diaspora in Iran and bears[...]

PALOS VERDES, Calif. — In 2019, the Armenian Studies Program Director at Fresno State (CSUF) announced that the James L. Melikian L.A. Brothers Scholarship fund had been established. The effort to create the Fresno State scholarship was[...]

FRESNO — Chorag, sometimes spelled choroeg, cheoreg, or chorek in English is a traditional Armenian sweet bread made around Easter and often at Christmas. This is the late Barbara Theresa Adishian’s prized Chorag with Golden[...]

FRESNO, Calif. — Fr. Gomidas Zohrabyan, pastor of St. Gregory the Illuminator Church in Fowler, CA, with Olympic Gold Medalist Greco-Roman wrestler Artur Aleksanyan, visited the grave of Soghomon Tehlirian in Fresno on February[...]

Special to the Mirror-Spectator “Today he’s forgotten, the most forgotten famous writer of the 20th century.” Mark Arax The reception of a literary text would probably be different if we did not espouse various theories to read[...]

FRESNO — These recipes by Mary Elia are included in a remarkable collection that features the recipes of the pioneering Armenian women who first settled in Fresno over 120 years ago: A Hundred Years and Still Cooking, from the First[...]

By Tad Weber FRESNO (Fresno Bee) – After a torturous process that dragged out over several months, the Fresno Unified School District trustees did the right thing Wednesday night, October 13, in renaming Forkner Elementary for one of the[...]

FRESNO — “My gifted mother, Mary Elizabeth Bedrosian, was born in Fresno, California to Beatrice Onan Bedrosian and Hovsep (Harry Avedis) Bedrosian on May 7, 1920. She was the oldest of five siblings — Mary, Nevart, Peter, George,[...]

By Mark Arax and Aris Janigian FRESNO (Fresno Bee) – We stood before the school board last week thinking it might be a good time to start a conversation about how Fresno became one of the most racially partitioned cities in the nation[...]