Congressman Billirakis Visits California

Last week, the American Hellenic Council organized a meeting with visiting Greek-American Republican Congressman from the 9th District of Florida Gus Bilirakis. The event...

Joanne Saltas: Daughters of Penelope’s New President

The Daughters of Penelope (DOP,)  a pre-eminent international women’s organization, elected Joanne Saltas of Salt Lake City, Utah, as Grand President for the 2012-13...
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Greek Wine Trends In California

Amongst my annual business travel highlights are without a doubt the recurring visits to California. One of the reasons is that I truly enjoy...

San Francisco’s Most Popular Journalist is Greek

San Francisco's most popular, award-winning journalist and anchorwoman has Greek blood. Vicki Liviakis is one of the most recognizable journalists of the KRON 4 network. She...

Greek Bulgari Store Grand Opening in San Franicsco

A city buzz for months, the evening finally arrived on Tuesday March 2 for the grand opening of the fabulous Bulgari store in Union...

Rembetiko Takes Over San Francisco!

In San Francisco, Greek choreographer John Antoniou brings to fruition the “Rembetiko”.  This is something he has been working on for years in Germany...

Greek Metropolis Appoints New Priest to Oakland Cathedral

Rev. Father Thomas J. Zaferes will become Proistamenos of the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Ascension in Oakland, California. His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos announced...

Coming-of-Age Story Set During Greece’s Military Junta

It was the early 1970s – the “Age of Aquarius”; Americans were still fighting in Vietnam and Greece was being governed by an oppressive...

Elios Announces Honorees for 2013 Hellenic Charity Ball

The Elios Charitable Foundation announced its 9th Hellenic Charity Ball honoring Chris & Jim Bogios, Mario Frangoulis and Stratton Leopold. The event will be...

Maskaleris To Get AHC’s Saloutos Award

The Board of Directors of the American Hellenic Council (AHC) has announced its decision to honor Professor, author and poet Thanasis Maskaleris with the Theodore Saloutos...

“Diva” Teaches Lessons, Reminds Women They are Strong

BOOK REVIEW We all make mistakes; we’re only human. Sometimes we make the same mistakes over and over. Fortunately, it is possible to learn from...

San Francisco Turned Blue and White for Greek Parade

On Sunday, April 7, Downtown San Francisco, Market Street and the Civic Center Plaza were dressed in blue and white colors as the Greek...

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