Wat Thai Los Angeles donates to Typhoon Yoland/Haiyan Relief

Wat Thai Los Angeles donates to Typhoon Yoland/Haiyan Relief

Los Angeles – Members of the Wat Thai Los Angeles, the Venerable Abbot of the Thai Temple in North Hollywood and Hon. Consul General Jesda Katavetin of Thailand, called on Consul General Ma. Hellen Barber De La Vega to present a check donation for Typhoon Haiyan Relief thru the American Red Cross for $ 20,506. […]

12.12.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
AARP sponsors East West Players’ Nisei Widows Club

AARP sponsors East West Players’ Nisei Widows Club

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 9, 2013 – AARP proudly sponsored “Nisei Widows Club: How Tomi Got Her Groove Back,” a production of East West Players, the nation’s premiere Asian American theater company, in Los Angeles, California. “Nisei Widows Club: How Tomi Got Her Groove Back” was the third and final installment of a comic trilogy following the lives of […]

10.12.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
UCLA RN to Join 4th national nurses group to head to PHL for Haiyan relief effort

UCLA RN to Join 4th national nurses group to head to PHL for Haiyan relief effort

UCLA Medical Center first hospital to support campaign  While many families are busy in December holiday preparations, a group of registered nurses – including  Paolo Montenegro, a Burbank, Ca. resident who works at UCLA Medical Center – are getting ready for their own special gift – heading  to the Philippines to provide medical support for […]

10.12.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
In this time of adversity, Jessica Cox serves as an inspiration

In this time of adversity, Jessica Cox serves as an inspiration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Typhoon victims in the Philippines, particularly those who lost arms or legs as a result of their injuries, should draw strength and inspiration from armless Filipino-American pilot and motivational speaker Jessica Cox. “Jessica has risen from adversity and can definitely inspire our people, especially those who are experiencing adversity as a result […]

09.12.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Former boat people remember kindness of Filipinos after Vietnam war, donate $400,000 for typhoon relief efforts

Former boat people remember kindness of Filipinos after Vietnam war, donate $400,000 for typhoon relief efforts

WASHINGTON, D.C. – More than three decades after the Philippines opened its doors to them, it was the turn of former refugees from Vietnam to return the favor – this time by donating more than P19 million to support relief efforts for victims of Typhoon Haiyan. On Monday, representatives of the Vietnamese Community visited the […]

06.12.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
PHL Consulate attends UNICEF’s fundraising  drive in Los Angeles

PHL Consulate attends UNICEF’s fundraising drive in Los Angeles

Los Angeles – Consul General Ma. Hellen Barber De La Vega attended UNICEF’s launching of its fundraising drive in Southern California on 19 November 2013 to support disaster relief and recovery efforts for children victims of Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda. The event held at the Smithhouse Tap & Grill adjacent to the UNICEF office in Los Angeles, […]

05.12.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Miss Philippines USA delegates volunteer in KTLA 5 Help for the Philippines Telethon

Miss Philippines USA delegates volunteer in KTLA 5 Help for the Philippines Telethon

Glendale, CA – One of the most rewarding  assignments Miss Philippines USA organization had done this year was participating in the recently concluded LA telethon spearheaded by Fil-Am anchor Cher Calvin  of KTLA 5 and supported by Miss Philippines USA producer Lou Razon  and colleagues. The delegates offered their time to help raise funds for […]

28.11.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
PHL Consulate General in Los Angeles Commemorates 150th Birth Anniversary of Andres Bonifacio

PHL Consulate General in Los Angeles Commemorates 150th Birth Anniversary of Andres Bonifacio

Los Angeles  – The Philippine Consulate General in cooperation with the Philippine Heritage Institute International (PHII) and the Philippine Institute of Language, Arts & Culture (PILAC) and Panorama Knights, Inc. commemorated the 150th Birth Anniversary of Andres Bonifacio at the Rizal Hall of the Consulate General on 20 November 2013. Consul General Maria Hellen Barber […]

27.11.2013 · Filled under: Local News, Photos ·
PHL Consulate General Welcomes Participants of PNP-PSOSEC Class 86-2013

PHL Consulate General Welcomes Participants of PNP-PSOSEC Class 86-2013

Los Angeles, 21 November 2013 – The Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles received on 20 November 2013 the participants of the Public Safety Officers Senior Executive Course (PSOSEC) Class 2013-86.  The class was headed by Police Chief Superintendent John G. Guyguyon and was accompanied by their counterparts from the Los Angeles Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). With programs like the […]

26.11.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Pechanga Resort & Casino To Undergo Major Hotel Lobby and Restaurant Renovation

Pechanga Resort & Casino To Undergo Major Hotel Lobby and Restaurant Renovation

The Pechanga Resort & Casino opened in 2002 and shortly thereafter received the AAA Four Diamond award, becoming the first Indian gaming facility in California to receive the prestigious distinction. The largest resort/casino in the Western United States, is currently undergoing a multi-million dollar renovation that will change the look, feel and overall ambience of […]

26.11.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Local News ·
Lynda Johnson, Victor Manalo Won Elective Posts

Lynda Johnson, Victor Manalo Won Elective Posts

By Dan E. Nino             Cerritos, Calif. – As expected by political pundits in the ABC school district, Lynda Johnson, a paralegal by profession, cruised to an easy victory when she topped the recent ABC  School Board election in the field of five candidates.             Another Fil-Am candidate, re-electionist  and former Artesia mayor Victor Manalo […]

25.11.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
PHL Consulate participates in PeDRO 5K Walk

PHL Consulate participates in PeDRO 5K Walk

Los Angeles  – The officers and staff of the Philippine Consulate General participated in the 5K Walk spearheaded by the Philippine Disaster Relief Organization (PeDRO) together with Renew our Minds and Heart Foundation (ROHMA) on 10 November 2013 at Woodley and Balboa Park in Van Nuys, California. This fundraising event was participated in by about 200 people to support the victims of […]

25.11.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·

Philippine Typhoon Relief Donation Drive Drop-Off Rally Set for Wednesday, Nov. 20 at the Rose Bowl

Los Angeles, November 14, 2013 – Filipino American Television (FilAm TV) along with the Office of Vice-Mayor Jacque Robinson, City of Pasadena, Victory Cargo, the American Red Cross, and PNB-Remittance Centers Inc announced today that monetary donations and donations for canned goods, non-perishable food, toiletries, and clothes will be accepted for free shipment directly to […]

15.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings, Hometown, Local News, News ·

Help us raise $10,000 for Philippine Storm Relief

The typhoon in the Philippines has affected thousands overseas and right here in the U.S. As a company, we at Air & Water have decided to help aid in the relief efforts for the disaster in the Philippines. For two days we will be donating 10% of our gross sales to the American Red Cross. […]

14.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings, Hometown, Local News, News, Offbeat ·
Filipino-American Community Pitches in Relief Efforts

Filipino-American Community Pitches in Relief Efforts

Washington, DC–While people in the Visayas are starting to get back on their feet in the wake of super typhoon Yolanda which hit the Philippines on November 9, Filipinos in the US are doing what they can to help kababayans affected by the typhoon. The US Philippines Society, a private sector initiative organized to broaden […]

13.11.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Support Operation Keep Dee Alive

Support Operation Keep Dee Alive

On Saturday, November 9th, 2013, Bethematch.org, a leading advocate and support system for those suffering from leukemia, lymphoma and other life-threatening diseases will be holding a donor drive to save the life of Dianne Abang, who is known by her friends and family as Lady Dee. This event will take place from 12:00PM to 4:00PM […]

08.11.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Philippine Consulate General Signs Cooperative Agreement with US Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division

Philippine Consulate General Signs Cooperative Agreement with US Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division

Los Angeles, 28 October 2013. – An alliance agreement signed today by the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles and the US Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (US DOL WHD), Western and Southwest Regional Offices, aims to educate Filipino workers, both legal and illegal, on their rights to fair wages and working conditions. […]

04.11.2013 · Filled under: Local News, Photos ·
Franchising and Business Opportunities Seminar Held at Philippine Consulate General

Franchising and Business Opportunities Seminar Held at Philippine Consulate General

Los Angeles, 30 October 2013. – A seminar on Franchising and Business Opportunities in the Philippines was held at the Rizal Hall of the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles on 29 October 2013. This event was held in cooperation with the Philippine Trade and Investment Center, Los Angeles (PTIC), the Philippine Franchise Association (PFA) and the Council on […]

01.11.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Philippine Consulate General Hosts Philippine American History/Heritage Night

Philippine Consulate General Hosts Philippine American History/Heritage Night

Los Angeles, 28 October 2013 – The Philippine Consulate General hosted a Philippine American History/Heritage Night at the Rizal Hall on 24 October 2013 in honor of the Filipino-American History Month. This event was organized by the Consulate General in coordination with the Philippine Heritage International Institute (PHII), Philippine Institute of Language, Arts and Culture […]

01.11.2013 · Filled under: Local News, Photos ·
Ms. World 2013 Megan Young Pays Courtesy Call on Philippine Consul General

Ms. World 2013 Megan Young Pays Courtesy Call on Philippine Consul General

Los Angeles, 28 October 2013 – Ms. World 2013, Megan Young paid a courtesy call on Consul General Maria Hellen Barber De La Vega at the Philippine Consulate General on 25 October 2013. Ms. Young was accompanied by Miss World Events Director Steve Douglas. In their discussion with Consul General Maria Hellen Barber De La […]

30.10.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·