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  • Turkish leader offers condolences over massacre to Armenian descendants

    Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan offered condolences to Armenian descendants of massacre victims in a message ahead of the 99th anniversary of the atrocity that Turkey still refuses to describe as a genocide, the Los Angeles Times reports.
  • Music allows sightless artist to fit in

    Music allows sightless artist to fit in
    “I dream what I experience.... I dream the smell of flowers, or the taste of chocolate cake....” From “Do You Dream in Color?” a poem by mezzo-soprano Laurie Rubin, who was born blind. “Britten, Haydn, Mozart & Bruce...

    Resident urges council to adopt Sinanyan-related anti-hate measure

    Resident urges council to adopt Sinanyan-related anti-hate measure
    A Glendale resident called on the City Council this week to adopt a proclamation against all hate speech, hate crimes and bullying in the city in response to the silence that's followed Councilman Zareh Sinanyan's apology for writing threatening and...

    Mayor Dave Weaver's letter states regret about "Comfort Women" memorial

    Mayor Dave Weaver's letter states regret about "Comfort Women" memorial
    Glendale Mayor Dave Weaver expressed regret to a Japanese counterpart for the City Council's decision to place a memorial to sex slaves taken by the Japanese Imperial Army in World War II in a public park — a vote in which he was the lone dissenter....

    Petition wants White House to display rug made by Armenian refugee orphans

    Petition wants White House to display rug made by Armenian refugee orphans
    A petition on Whitehouse.gov is urging President Barack Obama to display a rug woven by Armenian orphans at a refugee camp in 1920. The tapestry was donated to President Calvin Coolidge in 1925, as a gift to thank Americans for their humanitarian...