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  • Petition wants White House to display rug made by Armenian refugee orphans

    Petition wants White House to display rug made by Armenian refugee orphans
    A petition on Whitehouse.gov is urging President Barack Obama to display a rug woven by Armenian orphans at a refugee camp in 1920. The tapestry was donated to President Calvin Coolidge in 1925, as a gift to thank Americans for their humanitarian support following World War I.
  • White House urged to display Armenian Orphan Rug commemorating genocide

    White House urged to display Armenian Orphan Rug commemorating genocide
    In a new twist to efforts to call attention to the Armenian genocide, a group of lawmakers has accused the Obama administration of blocking a Smithsonian display of a rug woven by orphans of the mass killings about a century ago. The lawmakers have...

    Community: Three gems sparkle at dinner

    Three people who achieved great success after graduating from local public schools will be honored by the Glendale Educational Foundation at the “Dancing with Diamonds Gala” on Friday at the Glendale Hilton. Paul Robert Ignatius was born in...

    Community: Four Boy Scouts achieve Eagle Scout rank

    Community: Four Boy Scouts achieve Eagle Scout rank
    Four Boy Scouts from Troop 288 in La Crescenta recently achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. Troop 288, part of the Verdugo Hills Council, is sponsored by American Legion Post 288. Zachary Blue, a sophomore at Clark Magnet High School, began his scouting...

    On the Town: Foundation's ball is a real gem; Founders' Day celebration; "Above the Fold" at Pasadena Playhouse

    On the Town: Foundation's ball is a real gem; Founders' Day celebration; "Above the Fold" at Pasadena Playhouse
    Guests at the Dancing with Diamonds gala rocked the night away on Friday at the Glendale Educational Foundation's annual ball. Representing the diamond theme, two half-carat diamond rings were given to drawing winners, who purchased champagne flutes for a...