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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...

“Nick the Greek,” The Immortal “Gentleman of Gambling”

On Christmas Eve 1966, “Nick the Greek” took his last breath, leaving behind an almost-mythical life spent as the high-stakes “Gentleman of gambling.” Imagine America...

NASA Grants Fellowship to Greek Post-Doc Researcher in California

Dr. Georgia Virginia ("Gina") Panopoulou is one of twenty-four scientists who were recently granted a fellowship by NASA to conduct postdoctoral research in California. Panopoulou...

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...

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...
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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,...

Eleni Kounalakis Elected California’s First Female Lieutenant Governor

Democrat Eleni Kounalakis, a first-generation Greek-American, won the race to become the first female to be elected Lieutenant Governor of California. With almost 90 percent...
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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 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...

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...
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Kounalakis Fights to Become California’s First Elected Female Lieutenant Governor

A Greek-American businesswoman and former U.S. ambassador running for office in California has told Greek Reporter: "The American Dream is what made this country...

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