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SAN FRANCISCO — The chef who brought shish kebab to America escaped from a Turkish prison first. At 15, George Mardikian ran away from home to join an Armenian guerrilla force to avenge his family. After Armenia gained its short-lived[...]

SAN FRANCISCO — The St. John Armenian Apostolic Church in San Francisco offers these traditional Lenten-friendly recipes at its website. “The Great Lent is approaching and the Christian world is preparing for the season of fasting[...]

SAN FRANCISCO – On Friday, November 12 the San Francisco Bay Area Artsakh Task Force Humanitarian Aid Committee (SFBAATF-HAC) donated $100,000 to the Insurance Foundation for Servicemen in Armenia (IFS) at Krouzian-Zekarian-Vasbouragan[...]

CUPERTINO — The Armenian community in Cupertino, California goes back to mid-1950s when a small social group calling themselves the Armenian Society was organized. The first monthly prayer services commenced in 1960 when Dr. Deacon[...]

PASADENA, Calif. – After exchanging awkward questions about keeping the mask on and our vaccination status as a recent addition to social interactions during the pandemic, California State Treasurer Fiona Ma and I sat down for an[...]

By Sara Janjigian Trifiro SAN FRANCISCO — How do we honor our Armenian history while celebrating the global resilience of the Armenian spirit that has thrived for 106 years? That is what Christine Soussa asked the Armenian International[...]

SAN FRANCISCO – On the evening of Saturday, April 3, 2021 a nearly 100-year-old tradition continued with the lighting of Mt. Davidson Cross. What started in 1923 had grown to over 50,000 visitors for an annual Easter Sunrise service.[...]

SAN FRANCISCO — If you are in the mood for good coffee, no matter how you take it, Henry’s House of Coffee has you covered. The coffee shop, in the Noriega district of San Francisco, does not just sell coffee and espresso, but soorj[...]

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — The Mt. Davidson Cross Armenian Council, also known as the Council of Armenian American Organizations of Northern California (CAAONC), is closing out 2020 with positive momentum. Along with the addition of six[...]

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – The Mt. Davidson Cross Armenian Council announces the appointment of six new members to the Cross Council, as well as the full slate of board members for 2020-2021. The Council is comprised of thirty-one Armenian[...]