Citizens of the West: Tom and Rebecca Kourlis

Tom and Becky Kourlis named 2010 Citizens of the West The National Western Stock Show has named Tom & Becky Kourlis its 2010 Citizens of...
Gary Erickson, owner of Clif Bar and Company

Gary Erickson: The Greek Story Behind the Clif Bar

We recently caught up with Gary Erickson, founder and owner of Clif Bar & Company, and – what a surprise – Gary and his...

“Aphrodite and the Gods of Love” Exhibition at the Getty Villa Museum

Τhe J. Paul Getty Museum’s Getty Villa in Pacific Palisades, LA, is hosting the first US-wide exhibition exploring the origins, myth, cult and Roman...

George L. Argyros in the Board of Pacific Mercantile Bancorp

Raymond E. Dellerba, President and CEO of Pacific Mercantile Bancorp (NASDAQ:PMBC), announced today that the Board of Directors of the Company has nominated George...

March 25th Parade in San Francisco Cancelled

The Hellenic Federation of Northern California decided to cancel this year’s established March 25th parade in San Francisco. After a sudden plenary session, the Confederation...

Obama’s Speech Concerning 50th Year Anniversary of Cyprus’ Independance

The support for the reunification of Cyprus in the form of a bi-zonal, bi-communal union, was stated by U.S. President Barack Obama in his speech...

2009 Hellenic Charity Ball in San Francisco

On November 7th, The Elios Society, a non profit organization based in Northern California honors George Chakiris, Michael Chiklis, Nicholas Gage and Marilu Henner...

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...

Chrysostomos “Max” Nikias Named 11th President of USC

A Greek from Cyprus, Chrysostomos L. ("Max") Nikias, will become the 11th president of the University of Southern California on August 3, 2010. His...

Calif. Exec Jailed For Greek Bribe

A federal judge in California has sentenced a former Orange County businessman to four months in prison plus four months of home confinement for...

Greek-American Aliki Theofilopoulos Talks About her Job at Walt Disney

Under every stone lurks a Greek,  people usually say and it might be partly correct. Walt Disney is a major cartoon company with million...

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