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The Armenian orphan rug - which measures 11' 7" x 18' 5" and is comprised of 4.4 million individual knots - was reportedly delivered to President Coolidge on Dec. 4, 1925. (Photo courtesy ANCA)

Historic Armenian Rug At Heart Of Complaint By Valley Congressmen

A San Fernando Valley lawmaker wants the White House to put a rug woven by Armenian orphans and given to President Calvin Coolidge nearly a century ago on public display.

11/11/2013

The Pasadena Armenian Genocide Memorial Committee hopes to have the monument erected in Memorial Park before the centennial observance of the genocide in April 2015. (Photo courtesy PASAGMC.org)

City Council OKs Armenian Genocide Memorial In Pasadena

Pasadena will commemorate the Armenian genocide of 1915 with a monument in Memorial Park.

09/11/2013

Police say they tracked down Mambreh Khachian (left) and Levon Iskandaryan by pinging a stolen iPhone and tracing it back to Iskandaryan's residence. (credit: LAPD)

Alleged Armenian Gang Members Charged In Craigslist Robbery

Two San Fernando Valley men faced robbery charges Tuesday after they allegedly held a man at gunpoint and stole an iPhone during a meeting set up through Craigslist.

08/06/2013

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Armenian Community Marches In Hollywood Genocide Protest

The Southland Armenian community is calling on the U.S. to officially recognize the murders of millions of Armenians as the first genocide of the 20th century.

04/24/2013

KNX On Your Corner

KNX On Your Corner: Middle Eastern Food

If you love Middle Eastern food, Glendale is the place to visit.

10/19/2012

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KNX On Your Corner: Armenian Community

There are certain things about Glendale that make it very distinct – including the fact that it has the largest Armenian population in North America.

10/19/2012

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Thousands March Through Hollywood In Armenian Genocide Protest

Protesters issued a call for the Turkish government to take responsibility for the deaths of about 1.5 million people.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/24/2012

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Lawmakers Cheer Abrupt Cancellation Of Hollywood Ottoman-Era Parade

Two senior City Council members feared the parade could prove to be a “provocation of the Armenian community” in Southern California.

09/29/2011

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The Feds Are Listening: FBI Hiring Linguists In Spanish, Armenian

The Federal Bureau of Investigations is on the hunt for hundreds of qualified applicants as linguists for the department.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/09/2011

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Protest Calls For Turkey To Recognize Armenian Genocide

Hundreds of Armenian Americans and their supporters spent Easter Sunday protesting outside the Turkish consulate, pushing for the Turkish government to recognize the Armenian genocide of 1915.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/24/2011

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Feds Arrest Nearly 100 In ‘Armenian Power’ Bust

Hundreds of local and federal agents descended on Glendale and East Hollywood after authorities unveiled a racketeering indictment against the gang Armenian Power.

02/16/2011

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Glendale Publisher Gets Prison For $3M Tax Fraud Scheme

Officials say Navasard Petrosyan, 61, concealed cash-back transactions as “advertising” expenditures resulting in a tax loss of almost $1 million.

01/31/2011

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L.A. Authorities Make Arrests In Jail Riot Probe

Several suspected members of an Armenian gang have been arrested for allegedly helping orchestrate a riot at a L.A. County jail.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/17/2010

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