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...

Earth Friendly Products Turns Heads at the 2016 Natural Expo West

Earth Friendly Products, the company who pioneered green cleaning products by managing to eliminate all harmful chemicals used in conventional cleaning supplies, debuted several...

Stephanopoulos Pelecanos & Argyros To Highlight Leadership 100 Conference

George Stephanopoulos, host of ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” and ABC News’s Chief Washington Correspondent, who was President Clinton’s senior political advisor and...

Tesla’s Lead Motor Engineer Is Greek

The Principal Motor Designer at Tesla Motors, the electric luxury cars maker, is Greek. Meet Konstantinos Laskaris. Since 2012, Laskaris is lead designer at Tesla...

Greek-American Nicholas Thalasinos among the Dead at San Bernardino Shooting

Greek-American Nicholas Thalasinos, 52, was among the 14 victims of the fatal shooting in San Bernardino on Wednesday.
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Gianopulos, Vardalos, Payne to be Honored at Leadership 100 Conference

Oscar-winning director Alexander Payne, actress Nia Vardalos and Fox CEO Jim Gianopulos will be honored at the 22nd Annual Leadership 100 Conference that brings...
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American Hellenic Council Honors Champions of Hellenism at Annual Awards Gala

More than 400 Greeks, Greek-Americans and philhellenes gathered at the American Hellenic Council's 44th annual gala to honor three distinguished individuals who have championed...

Chance Meeting With Billionaire Ty Warner Helps Save a Life

Greek-American Jennifer Vasilakos from Santa Barbara would have never imagined she would cross roads with billionaire toy manufacturer Ty Warner while she was holding...

VP Joe Biden to Attend Fundraiser at Jim Gianopulos’ LA Home

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to make a two-day visit to Los Angeles on Monday, to speak at a fundraiser for the...

Old Olympic Air Plane Turned into Oregon Home

What's the connection between an old Greek Olympic airplane and Oregon? The answer is not a new business deal, as we would expect but...

Lecture on Greeks and Jews in 20th Century Salonica to Be Held at UCLA

The UCLA Department of History in collaboration with the Consulate General of Greece in Los Angeles, the American Hellenic Council of California and the Greek Heritage Society of...

LA’s Getty Villa to Hold ‘Ancient Greek Theater’ Exhibit

The Getty Villa of Los Angeles will present an exhibit, 'The Art of Ancient Greek Theater,' in conjunction with its production of Sophocles's ELECTRA,...

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