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Two Greek Sisters Raising Funds for Paradise, CA Fire Victims

Anastasia Kontaxaki, a nurse in Paradise, CA, escaped the deadly fire known as the "Camp Fire" that blazed through the city on November 8,...
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A Tour Through One of California’s Coolest Ghost Towns

Greek American travel blogger and author of "Abandoned Southern California" Joanna Kalafatis takes us on a tour of the abandoned spooky town of Randsburg.

Greek American Killed in California Bar Shooting

A Greek American was among the 13 victims of the shooting inside a crowded Southern California bar late Wednesday. 27-year old Telemachus "Tel" Orfanos and...
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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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