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Getty Museum Exhibit Explores Ancient Greek Beliefs on Afterlife

A funerary vessel, known as a 'krater', is the centerpiece of an exhibition that raises the question of what the ancient Greeks believed happened...

LA’s Newest Greek Food Truck: A Story of Immigration, Determination and Cretan Pride

Making the journey from Crete to the USA was not a decision that Antonis Karayannakis took lightly. However, when opportunity knocked, he knew that...

Hellenic American Medical and Dental Society of California to honor Dr. Chris Thanos

The Hellenic American Medical and Dental Society of California (HAMDS) will continue its annual tradition of awarding scholarships to students of Greek and Cypriot...

Hellenic American Medical and Dental Society of California to Award Eight Scholarships on November...

The Hellenic American Medical and Dental Society of California (HAMDS) will be continuing its annual tradition of awarding scholarships to medical and dental students...

Greek American Billionaire Alex Spanos Dies at 95

Los Angeles Chargers owner Alex Spanos, who has owned a majority stake in the National Football League franchise since 1984, died Tuesday morning. He...

The Greek Math Professor Turned Poker Master at UCLA

Who hasn’t enjoyed a game of poker or a friendly game of chess with a glass of wine? Well, there is a Greek professor...

Dr. James Dimitriou Elected as New President of the American Hellenic Council

The Board of Directors of the American Hellenic Council elected Dr. James Dimitriou of Redondo Beach, California, as the new President and Chairman of...

Greek American Facebook Cyber Security Chief Resigns to Teach at Stanford

Greek-American Alex Stamos -- Chief Security Officer at Facebook -- leaves the company on August 17th to teach at Stanford University in California, the Athens...

The First Gold Coin Ever Made Comes from Ancient Greece

Among the items at the $10 million exhibition in Long Beach called, The Tyrants of the Tigris & Euphrates, one small coin from Ancient...
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Greek-American Eleni Kounalakis Polls Strongly in California Lieutenant-Governor Race

Greek-American Eleni Kounalakis is one of the two candidates remaining in the race to become the next lieutenant governor of California. Ed Hernandez, a fellow Democrat,...

UCLA Gymnastics with Greek American Coach Valorie Kondos Win NCAA Championship

The UCLA Women's Gymnastics team on Saturday won the 2018 NCAA Gymnastics Title, the seventh NCAA Championship in program history, with Head Coach Valorie...

Medical Text of Ancient Greek Doctor Revealed under Religious Psalms on Parchment

Scientists uncovered a 6th century text by Greek-Roman doctor Galen under a parchment manuscript written over with hymns in the 11th century. An international multidisciplinary...

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