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  • Documents critical of Armenia

    Revelations that U.S. officials charged Armenia in 2008 with supplying Iran with weapons later used to kill U.S. troops in Iraq were "enormously troubling," said Rep. Adam Schiff, who has been a staunch supporter of Congress officially recognizing the Armenian Genocide.
  • Hospitals ban smoking

    Come Jan. 1, there will be no butts about it at Glendale's two largest hospitals. Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center and Glendale Adventist Medical Center will become smoke-free in the new year. Ashtrays will be gone, "no smoking" signs will be...

    Armenian Genocide resolution may not face vote

    A flurry of legislative activity has brought an Armenian Genocide recognition resolution to the brink of a vote in Congress, but it may not be enough as lawmakers prepare to adjourn for the year and Turkey again lobbies strongly to quash the effort. The...

    GCC clamps down on campus smoking

    A policy that advocates said will push second-hand smoke away from essential meeting places at Glendale Community College was approved Monday by the Board of Trustees. While Glendale already has one of the most restrictive public outdoor smoking...

    Editorial etchings

    The art of Francisco Goya is not something to love or hate. It is something to decipher. The Forest Lawn Museum in Glendale presents "The Caprichos Etchings and Aquatints (1799)," 80 of the artist's cutting edge copper plate prints, in a rational, eye-...