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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.
  • Guest Column: There is much to learn from Mandela's legacy

    Guest Column: There is much to learn from Mandela's legacy
    Last week the world lost an amazing person when Nelson Mandela, the renowned anti-apartheid activist and first black president of South Africa died at the age of 95. Websites and social media are aflutter with messages and reflections from people who were...

    Armenian descendants take steps toward the homeland

    Armenian descendants take steps toward the homeland
    Sevan Kabakian moved with his wife and children, who were all born in Glendale, to Armenia with a plan. The couple knew where they’d enroll their three children in school. They knew Kabakian would have a job — working for Birthright Armenia,...

    Remembering those who have suffered

    I am very proud of my community for welcoming the statue commemorating the suffering and sacrifice of the WW II Comfort Women donated by our Korean Sister City organization. I hope it is the first of several such memorials to man's inhumanity to man...

    Learning Matters: A different perspective on the word Christmas

    Learning Matters: A different perspective on the word Christmas
    When Glendale News-Press Editor Dan Evans introduced us new columnists to his staff and each other last August, he expressed a wish for some lively exchanges of perspective between Hoover High School teacher Brian Crosby and me. Today I’ll grant...