Glendale Wins Resource Efficiency Award from the California Municipal Utilities Association

Glendale Wins Resource Efficiency Award from the California Municipal Utilities Association

Utility wins “Large Utility Water Program” category for its WaterSmart Program Glendale, CA  -  Glendale Water and Power (GWP) has won the California Municipal Utilities Association (CMUA) Resource Efficiency Award in the Large Utility Water Program category for its water-use efficiency program in partnership with WaterSmart Software. WaterSmart’s technology marries behavioral science and data science to […]

17.04.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Home & Garden, Local News, Services ·
‘Floyd training in a swimming pool is a sign he knows Manny is taking him into deep water’ – Roach

‘Floyd training in a swimming pool is a sign he knows Manny is taking him into deep water’ – Roach

HOLLYWOOD, CALIF – SACRÉ BLEU!  We have all heard of France’s New Wave style of filmmaking but has Floyd “Money” Mayweather decided to incorporate New Wave training into his preparations for his battle against Fighter of the Decade Congressman Manny “Pacman”Pacquiao or is he just a fish out of water?  Their welterweight world championship unification battle takes place Saturday, May 2 at the MGM Grand […]

17.04.2015 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·
China dismisses Aquino’s call to fear Beijing

China dismisses Aquino’s call to fear Beijing

Beijing, China, AFP  – Beijing on Wednesday dismissed as “groundless” Philippine President Benigno Aquino’s warning to AFP that the Asian giant’s actions in the South China Sea should “engender fear for the rest of the world”. Aquino made his remarks in an exclusive interview on Tuesday, saying that China’s increasing bold assertions of its territorial […]

17.04.2015 · Filled under: Asian News ·
France and the US are world’s top markets for rosé wine

France and the US are world’s top markets for rosé wine

(Relaxnews) – The world’s leading producer and consumer of rosé wines, France is not the only country to succumb to the fruity and floral notes of this summery beverage. According to a study published by FranceAgriMer on Thursday, April 16, the popularity of rosé wines is on the rise around the globe, and the US […]

17.04.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Is Ryan Gosling about to join the ‘Blade Runner’ sequel?

Is Ryan Gosling about to join the ‘Blade Runner’ sequel?

(Relaxnews) – The actor would join Harrison Ford who has already signed on for the follow-up film to Ridley Scott’s original dystopian sci-fi classic. Gosling is understood to be in negotiations with Alcon Entertainment about taking a role in the well-publicized Denis Villeneuve-directed sequel. And while the decision to revisit the story of Blade Runner […]

17.04.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Poppy Delevingne picked as first Jo Malone London Girl

Poppy Delevingne picked as first Jo Malone London Girl

(Relaxnews) – British model Poppy Delevingne has been named as the upmarket fragrance brand’s first ever brand ambassador. According to Jean-Guillaume Trottier, the company’s Global General Manager, the partnership is a “natural appointment” as Poppy is a “dedicated, vivacious character, with huge international appeal.” Delevingne will be tasked with being the physical embodiment of Jo […]

17.04.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, International Stars ·
Consulate meets with community, business leaders to access opportunities in LA

Consulate meets with community, business leaders to access opportunities in LA

Los Angeles – The Los Angeles Filipino community and business leaders paid a courtesy call to Consul General Leo Herrera-Lim on 10 April 2015. The Filipino community and business organization leaders informed Consul General Herrera-Lim about recent organization program partnerships and events.  They also announced that registration is now open for a FREE SEMINAR on How […]

17.04.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
IBM teams with Apple on artificial intelligence health program

IBM teams with Apple on artificial intelligence health program

(San Francisco-AFP) – IBM on Monday announced alliances with Apple and others to put artificial intelligence to work drawing potentially life-saving insights from the booming amount of health data generated on personal devices. IBM is collaborating with Apple, Medtronic, and Johnson & Johnson to use its Watson artificial intelligence system to give users insights and […]

15.04.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Microsoft launches selfie-focused Lumia 540 smartphone

Microsoft launches selfie-focused Lumia 540 smartphone

(Relaxnews) – Aimed at consumers looking for their first handset, the company’s latest affordable phone manages to cram in a number of useful features yet costs just $149. The colorful handset boasts a 5-inch full HD display plus a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with wide-angle lens for shooting both singular and group selfies, and, in a […]

15.04.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Diane Kruger is the new face of Martell Cognac

Diane Kruger is the new face of Martell Cognac

(Relaxnews) – To mark its 300th anniversary, Martell has chosen the German-born film star who honed her skills in France as its latest ambassador. Kruger will be helping the company to celebrate its ‘tricentenaire’ via a host of high-profile campaigns and promotions, the most important of which, the Martell France 300 aims to identify 300 […]

15.04.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, International Stars ·
Study uncovers unhappy side effect of pain relievers

Study uncovers unhappy side effect of pain relievers

(Relaxnews) – An active ingredient in commonly used pain relievers blocks positive emotions, according to a research team from Ohio State University in the US. Acetaminophen, the ingredient, is found in Tylenol and similar products and has been used for over 70 years in the US, yet the study is the first to document this […]

15.04.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Victoria’s Secret models do a rain dance

Victoria’s Secret models do a rain dance

(Relaxnews) – Victoria’s Secret is now offering umbrellas in their signature pink candy stripe. A sexy new video starring models Jasmine Tookes, Elsa Hosk and Candice Swanepoel wearing the new Dream Angels collection is now available online. Fans can share their own rain dance footage by tweeting #ItsRainingVS. From now until April 23, you get […]

15.04.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Online, Videos ·
Hillary’s in, but what role for Bill?

Hillary’s in, but what role for Bill?

By Jérôme Cartillier Washington, United States, AFP  - Hillary Clinton has put an end to speculation about one question: Yes, she’s running for president. But that leaves another: What role has she in mind for her husband Bill? The former president is seen as a formidable campaigner and a potential asset to his wife’s operation. […]

15.04.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
World should fear China’s actions in South China Sea: Aquino

World should fear China’s actions in South China Sea: Aquino

By Karl Malakunas Manila, Philippines, – China’s efforts to stake its claim to most of the South China Sea should spark fear around the world, with military conflict possible, Philippine President Benigno Aquino told AFP on Tuesday. In an exclusive interview, Aquino also warned that China’s increasingly assertive actions raised the spectre of other nations […]

15.04.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Marco Rubio: Cuban heritage, American dream

Marco Rubio: Cuban heritage, American dream

By Ivan Couronne Washington, United States, AFP  - As a child, Marco Rubio assured his exiled Cuban grandfather that he would overthrow Fidel Castro and lead Cuba. Today, at 43, he harbors a new aspiration: to be president of the United States. The Republican senator from Florida, told voters Monday that he was in the […]

15.04.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
PNB Remittance Center opens  its newest branch in Los Angeles

PNB Remittance Center opens its newest branch in Los Angeles

Los Angeles  – Consul General Leo Herrera-Lim spearheaded the ribbon-cutting ceremony of PNB Global Remit attended by the Filipino community, Filipino business leaders and ACTIVE  community leaders in Los Angeles, California on 10 April 2015. PNB is one of the biggest companies in the Philippines and is the only BANK  fully licensed in the United […]

15.04.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Magnolia-jasmine aroma could make you a hot ticket: study

Magnolia-jasmine aroma could make you a hot ticket: study

(Relaxnews) – An aromatic substance called Hedione sings to our pheromones in a way that other fragrances don’t, according to a new German study. If the root of the word sounds familiar, it’s derived from the Greek word “hedone,” for fun, pleasure and lust, commonly used in the English language with a suffix at the […]

14.04.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness ·
Get free tickets to see Lani Misalucha at the Pechanga Theater

Get free tickets to see Lani Misalucha at the Pechanga Theater

If you are interested in seeing Lani Misalucha live at Pechanga Resort & Casino, then perhaps this is your lucky day.  Pechanga Resort & Casino announced a raffle contest, which will giveaway two pairs of tickets to Lani Misalucha’s Concert at the Pechanga Theater on May 22, 2015  at 8:00 PM. The raffle contest will […]

From Royal Ballet to Broadway… via the shower

From Royal Ballet to Broadway… via the shower

(New York-AFP) – Leanne Cope built a career in the rarefied world of Britain’s Royal Ballet. So it was something of a shock when acclaimed choreographer Christopher Wheeldon asked her to sing in a shower cubicle. It was an unorthodox audition for Broadway’s newest star, who made her New York theater debut Sunday night in […]

14.04.2015 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Music ·
Gary V leaving ‘Your Face’; replacement named

Gary V leaving ‘Your Face’; replacement named

Veteran performer Gary Valenciano will temporarily not be seen on the hit celebrity impersonation contest “Your Face Sounds Familiar,” wherein he sits as judge along with Sharon Cuneta and Jed Madela. Valenciano confirmed the development shortly before his departure for Papua New Guinea where he will hold a concert for the first time. He will […]

14.04.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·