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  • Verdugo Views: A bottle label leads to research

    Verdugo Views: A bottle label leads to research
    While browsing in an antique shop in Oregon last summer, a tiny, glass bottle filled with grains of rice caught my eye. I picked it up and read the label. “The daily ration for 750 children in 1 Near East [Armenian] Relief Orphanage is 40 pounds of rice, less than 7/8 ounce per child. For lack of this small amount, they are turning children away by the thousands. Will you help?’’
  • Verdugo Views: Revisiting the famed Casa Verdugo

    Verdugo Views: Revisiting the famed Casa Verdugo
    Piedad Yorba Sowl was a woman before her time. She operated a series of Spanish restaurants in this area in the early 1900s and, in doing so, popularized California Spanish food, contributed to the romantic "Ramona" mythology of Southern California, and...

    Power plant is a historical treasure

    A recent article on the front page of the L.A. Times about the B52 still in service and being upgraded was very interesting and a great accomplishment. Having managed the Grayson Power Plant I have always appreciated the age of the generators and the fact...

    Potential air strikes in Syria cause concern for Syrian-Armenians in Glendale

    While President Barack Obama announced Friday that any military action responding to chemical attacks in Syria would be limited in scope, leaders in the Syrian-Armenian community in Glendale said they oppose any armed response from the United States....

    Toeing the Line: The importance of staying local

    Toeing the Line: The importance of staying local
    You may have noticed this past week that Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti declared a state of local “emergency” due to Hollywood's production exodus out of California amid a flood of tax breaks from New York to New Zealand. It seems that film...