Valley Recognizes Armenian Genocide: ‘Never Forget’

Social distancing didn't stop commemorations of the 105th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide in the Valley. There were no crowds of people, but crowds of video messages instead. Video Messages and Tributes "We may not be able to stand together in memori...

Fresno Rewind 2019: The Year in Pictures

Fresno in 2019 was filled with highs and lows. Here are some of the memorable news images from throughout the year and the stories behind them. January: Remembering David McDonald Fresno area businessman ...
Photo of Armenians placing flowers at Armenian genocide memorial in Yerevan, Armenia

House Recognizes Armenian Genocide in Rebuke to Turkey

The House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to recognize the century-old mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks as genocide. The move comes as a clear rebuke to NATO ally Turkey in the wake of its invasion of northern Syria. But for me...
Image of a collision between US and Turkish cargo containers

Fresno Groups Cancel Meeting With Turkish Ag Delegation

After complaints from Fresno’s Armenian community, a scheduled meeting between a Turkish agricultural delegation and local business leaders is off the calendar. “Out of respect to our community, the upcoming event scheduled for January 15 with an agricultur...

Fresnans Remember Armenian Genocide

It was 102 years ago, April 15, 2015, that the Armenian Genocide began. More than 1.5 million Armenians and many others perished at the hands of the Ottoman Empire. Monday night at Fresno State, the community g...