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2010-12-03 19:54:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 3, 2010 - KIRN 670AM RADIOIRAN has been serving the Iranian-American/Persian population of Los Angeles for more than a decade. During the past year, John Paley, VP and General Manager of KIRN, organized a series of interactive informational broadcasts about breast and esophageal cancer. Teams of medical experts in these fields thoroughly reviewed signs, treatment, myths and realities about this implacable disease. Listener phone and e-mail response to these programs was...

2008-12-16 08:30:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2003 MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology Iranian Studies Group Research Team) research estimated; the population of the US Iranian/Americans in the southern California, from San Diego up to Santa Barbara to be at 600,000. Currently in 2008, this number has approximately increased to over 1,000,000. According to the latest 2005-2007 American Community Survey (ACS), U.S. Census Bureau, although considering the Iranian/American population...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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