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 ·
L.A. City Council proclaims October 2013 as Fil-Am Histroy/Heritage Month

L.A. City Council proclaims October 2013 as Fil-Am Histroy/Heritage Month

Los Angeles, 21 October 2013 – The Los Angeles City Council, led by Councilmembers Mitch O’Farrell and Jose Huizar, honored the Filipino American community in Los Angeles by presenting a Resolution proclaiming October 2013 as Filipino-American History/Heritage Month.  Members of the City Council praised the Filipino-American community for its achievements, contributions and the 426 years of historical presence […]

23.10.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
PHL Consulate General commemorates 69th Anniv. of Leyte Landing

PHL Consulate General commemorates 69th Anniv. of Leyte Landing

Los Angeles, 21 October 2013 – The Philippine Consulate General commemorated the 69th Anniversary of the Leyte Landing and Philippine Liberation in the Second World War with a public program at the Rizal Hall preceded by the launching of the Exhibit of Philippine Liberation Memorabilia and Photos at the Sentro Rizal on 19 October 2013. The event was organized […]

23.10.2013 · Filled under: Local News, Photos ·
Philippine SSS Conducts Outreach Mission in Los Angeles

Philippine SSS Conducts Outreach Mission in Los Angeles

The Social Security System (SSS) kicked off their 12-day outreach mission to eight North American cities with a community briefing at the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles on Friday, 11 October 2013. President and CEO Emilio S. De Quiros, Jr., led the SSS delegation accompanied by Senior Vice President for International Operations Judy Frances […]

21.10.2013 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
Philippine Consulate General Attends Filipino Cultural Night

Philippine Consulate General Attends Filipino Cultural Night

Los Angeles, 16 October 2013 – The Philippine Consulate General attended the Filipino Cultural Night at the California International University (CIU) on 10 October 2013. The Filipino Cultural Night was organized by the student body of CIU for better understanding of the Filipino culture and promotion of harmony and cooperation within it’s own multi-cultural community. Graduate students […]

21.10.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Undocumented immigrants can now drive legally

Undocumented immigrants can now drive legally

Brown signs bill allowing license to millions in California LOS ANGELES – Joining immigrant rights, community, faith, law enforcement and local elected leaders in Los Angeles and Fresno, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed AB 60, extending the legal right to drive on the state’s roadways to millions more Californians. “When a million people […]

09.10.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Paramount Pictures presents: Spice and they’re nice

Paramount Pictures presents: Spice and they’re nice

By Rhony Laigo The place was Paramount Pictures. The show was action-packed, with crowds in “chaotic” pace which included swarms of buzzing people with oozing goodies on their mouths, and noisy as they moved from one spot to another while devouring free nourishments along the way. It was Thai Food Festival! The first of its […]

Philippine Consulate General Attends the 6th Anniversary of Maranaos in America for Peace, Integration and Advancement

Philippine Consulate General Attends the 6th Anniversary of Maranaos in America for Peace, Integration and Advancement

Los Angeles, 01 October 2013 – The Philippine Consulate General, led by Deputy Consul General Daniel Espiritu, attended the 6th Anniversary and Induction of Officers and New Members of the Maranaos in America for Peace, Integration and Advancement (MAPIA) held at the Community hall of the Filipino-American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA) on 29 September […]

03.10.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Consul General De La Vega Meets with Camarillo Chamber of Commerce

Consul General De La Vega Meets with Camarillo Chamber of Commerce

Los Angeles, 27 September 2013, Consul General Ma. Hellen Barber De La Vega met with the Camarillo Chamber of Commerce at the Camarillo Ranch House in California on 26 September 2013. The Camarillo Chamber of Commerce organized an informal networking meeting with Consul General De La Vega and explored closer cooperation between the Philippine Consulate General and their Chambers of Commerce focusing on business […]

01.10.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Director Erik Matti of the Cannes Selection Film “On the Job” pays courtesy call on Consul General De La Vega

Director Erik Matti of the Cannes Selection Film “On the Job” pays courtesy call on Consul General De La Vega

Los Angeles, 26 September 2013 – Director Erik Matti of the film “On The Job” paid a courtesy call on Consul General Ma. Hellen Barber De La Vega at the Philippine Consulate General on 25 September 2013. Director Erik Matti was one of those officially selected for the “Director’s Fortnight” at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival for his direction of “On the Job”. The Hollywood Reporter described the film […]

27.09.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Miss Mangatarem’s AlyssaVeloria Soto Was Crowned as Miss Pangasinan-USA

Miss Mangatarem’s AlyssaVeloria Soto Was Crowned as Miss Pangasinan-USA

By Dan E. Nino Alyssa Lauren Veloria Soto, representing Assn. of Mangatarem Overseas Residents (AMOR) of Southern California was crowned as Miss Pangasinan-USA in a scintillating Beauty Pageant that coincided with Pangasinan Brotherhood-USA’s 35th Anniversary Foundation Gala Night at the Embassy Suites Anaheim-South near Disneyland. Miss Soto, 20, a junior Pre-Med student at California State […]

26.09.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·