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...

Eleni Kounalakis Becomes First Woman Elected Lieutenant Governor of California

Eleni Kounalakis was sworn into office as lieutenant governor of California on Monday, becoming the first woman ever elected to the post. In her speech...

Eleni Kounalakis Named California’s International Affairs and Trade Chief

Lieutenant Governor of California Eleni Kounalakis has recently been designated by Governor Gavin Newsom as his top representative to advance California’s economic interests abroad. Eleni...

Emmy Award-winning Actor Kristos Andrews of “The Bay”

Kristos Andrews is without doubt a multi-faceted individual: a multi-Emmy Award-winning actor and producer, as well as a former champion in extreme sports. Andrews...

US Returns Looted Ancient Coins to Greece

The US Homeland Security Department repatriated ten Greek coins to the government of Greece on Tuesday, during a reception held at the Greek Consulate...

Greek Scientist Invents System to Produce Oxygen on Mars

Konstantinos P. Giapis, a professor of chemical engineering at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) recently invented a completely innovative way of producing oxygen...
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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.
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The Greek Marijuana Expert of Hollywood

Toula Poulopoulos, a Greek-American from Chicago, went to Los Angeles to work in the world of fashion design -- and ended up becoming a...

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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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,...

Elios Charitable Foundation Holds 12th Biennial Hellenic Charity Ball

The 12th biennial Hellenic Charity Ball was held on Saturday, November 16 at the Westin Saint Francis on Union Square, San Francisco. This year's event...

Greek Scientist Wins Barancik Prize for MS Research

A Greek scientist who is a leading researcher at the Gladstone Institutes and the Department of Neurology at the University of California has won...

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