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Balance, health & harmony

During the month of August Cameron Alborzian, former model turned Ayurvedic healer, has been in California offering personal Ayurvedic treatments and a couple of retreats.

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For your grace

COMMUNITY MEMORIAL CEREMONEY FOR MAHASTI (1946-2007) In memory of her legacy and contribution to Persian music Sunday July 1, Memorial Park, Cupertino, California Photos

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People to People

After producing Rick Steves’ Iran for PBS and receiving many emails asking if I would consider taking Americans to Iran, I founded Solh Tours. I

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Discovering small things

On Saturday April 21st, a bunch of us attended the annual Japan Town Cherry Blossom Festival in San Francisco. Although it was rainy, a lot

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The best for last

The Norouz Festival NorouzFestival.org was celebrated on March 31st and April 1st in Vasona Lake Park in the city of Los Gatos, northern California. This

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300 Persians… in Berkeley

Tuesday March 13, 2007 Iranians across the world celebrated the last Wednesday Eve of the Iranian Calendar year; called Chaharshanbe Soori. What I remember from

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Making a difference

Have you dreamed of going to Iran and actually making a difference? I mean we all try to go in the summers and visit our

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Soghati

My friend’s mom arrived from Iran. I was just in time to put a dollop of “robb-e-annar” (pomegranate paste) in my mouth and start snapping

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More Mehr

Last month was the 11th Annual Mehregan Festival in Orange County organized by Network of Iranian-American Professionals of Orange County (NIPOC). Since my friends and I

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Stronger than ever

It has become a tradition for many Bay Area residence to go out and support the Gay Hamjens by attending the Gay Pride Parade. This

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Beshkan beshkaneh!

First of all, I would like to wish everyone a Happy Persian New Year. Secondly I would like to report that this year's 13-bedar celebration

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Doing the right thing

On Sunday September 25, 2005, there was a very successful fund-raising dinner and auction for victims of Hurricane Katrina at Hs. Lordships Restaurant in Berkeley,

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Happiest exiles

What a wonderful 13 Bedar! We all had tons of fun finishing off our “Eid-deedanee” in the park. This year a group of dedicated Iranians

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