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  • Armenian genocide memorialized on L.A.-area freeway signs

     
    It's only a sign. But the large green sign unveiled next to the Pomona Freeway packed an emotional punch for those gathered Friday in Montebello. "Armenian Genocide Martyrs Monument Next Exit," it reads. A pair of the directional signs, authorized......
  • Tigran Hamasyan's global view of jazz

     
    Given how Tigran Hamasyan’s career began, it might have been more surprising to learn the 23-year-old pianist didn’t one day sign to a major label. With his fourth album, "A Fable," due next month (his first for Universal France) the......
  • IRAN: 'American' detained as alleged spy amid crackdown on Christians [Updated]

     
    [Updated, Jan. 6, 10:56 a.m.: Iran's state-controlled Al-Alam television channel is quoting an "informed source" as denying reports by other news outlets that an American woman had been arrested at the Armenian border. According to Iran's Arabic...
  • IRAN: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia squeezed between Tehran and Washington

     
    Armenia finds itself in an unfriendly neighborhood and engaged in a highly militarized 20-year territorial dispute with Azerbaijan over the Nagorno-Karabakh enclave. It has long pulled off a diplomatic coup, maintaining simultaneous close relations with...
  • IRAN, GEORGIA: Washington wary of warming ties between Tehran and U.S. ally

     
    In a turn of events that has both Georgian and American diplomats walking on eggshells, Georgia and Iran agreed this week to eliminate visa restrictions and resume direct flights between Tbilisi and Tehran. This new open-border policy comes at a......
  • IRAN, ARMENIA: Booze and relative freedom lure Iranians to Christian enclave to the north

     
    Landlocked and still recovering from the decades of Soviet rule and a war with Azerbaijan that quickly followed, Armenia may not be the world's most attractive vacation destination. But for those living in the neighboring Islamic Republic, it's a kind.......
  • Underrated destinations recommended by Times readers

    Nature in the Eastern Sierra Nevadas. Art in a deep Polish salt mine. A friendly Wisconsin town. A hike with views of the Tasmanian coast. Readers have spanned the globe and discovered adventure, history and in many places, peace. Here are some of their...
  • Not just genocide

    We mark today the 93rd anniversary of the Armenian genocide. It is a dull number, 93. It is a good number to forget, or else to spend on old arguments, old parallels and that famous quote from Hitler who, pondering if he could get away with a Holocaust of...
  • Market Watch: Exotic melons a sweet success in high desert

    Market Watch: Exotic melons a sweet success in high desert
    Thirteen years ago, when Ruben Mkrtchyan told his wife and four children that they were going to move from Glendale to a high desert valley in the middle of nowhere to grow the world's tastiest melons, they thought he had lost his mind. "My mom and I...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown, other lawmakers release financial reports for 2013

    Gov. Jerry Brown, other lawmakers release financial reports for 2013
    SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown received more than $11,000 in gifts last year, and reported assets worth millions of dollars, according to a financial disclosure statement he filed with the state Monday. The bulk of Brown's gifts — $8,400...
  • Assembly speaker got nearly $38,000 in gifts, travel last year

    Assembly speaker got nearly $38,000 in gifts, travel last year
    SACRAMENTO -- Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) received nearly $38,000 in gifts and travel payments last year, according to financial disclosures filed Monday. Nearly half of that -- about $16,000 -- came from three trips paid for by the...