Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks

A Greek-American’s Personal Pledge to Fight Breast Cancer

* By Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks It has been five years since I lost my very best friend, my closest confidant, my beautiful mother to this terrible...

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...

American Hellenic Council to Honor Katehi, Vlahakis, Anagnostopoulos, and Congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen

On Saturday April 9, 2011 the American Hellenic Council of Southern California (AHC), a political organization which promotes Greek-American interests, will host...

Leadership 100 Conference Kicks Off in San Diego

On Thursday morning February 4th, the most prominent members of the Greek American community gathered in Coronado Island outside of San Diego for the...

Shelly Papadopoulos New President of Greek Heritage Society of Southern California

The Greek Heritage Society of Southern California (GHS) announced its new officers and board for 2010. Newly-elected President Shelly Papadopoulos (photo left) has been...

Famous Papadakis Taverna Closed Down

For decades, Papadakis Taverna has been the best-known attraction in San Pedro. Now, the restaurant is history. This was the place where celebrities such...
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We Went for a Gyro at ‘Malaka Brothers’ in Venice Beach, CA

It's not a joke, here's how and why these Greek Californians named their Gyro shop on the famed Venice Boardwalk "Malaka Brothers". A few months...

Rembetiko Takes Over San Francisco!

In San Francisco, Greek choreographer John Antoniou brings to fruition the “Rembetiko”.  This is something he has been working on for years in Germany...

Sellout Artists Promote Greece with…Placemats and Disposable Cups

“Live Your Myth in Greece” is the slogan we hear all across New York City and Athens, Greece. Whether it is on the subway...
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Earth Friendly Products Celebrates 50 Years of Green at Expo West; Establishes Ecos Award

Earth Friendly Products is celebrating 50 years of green science in 2017 and the cleaning products manufacturer celebrated with a marvelous booth at the...

Innovative Young Greek-American Creates Cartoules Press

When you can’t find what you’re looking for, make your own. Right? San Francisco Bay-area native Julie Karatzis has done just that. Back in...

UCLA to Create Center for Greek Culture

UCLA will create a new center to support the study of Hellenic culture and engage the Greek community in Los Angeles. The UCLA Stavros Niarchos...

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