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.
Pasadena will commemorate the Armenian genocide of 1915 with a monument in Memorial Park.
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.
Protesters issued a call for the Turkish government to take responsibility for the deaths of about 1.5 million people.
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.