Operation ‘Fright Night’ targets cosmetic contact lenses

Operation ‘Fright Night’ targets cosmetic contact lenses

Items ‘Illegally sold’ without a prescription pose risk to eyesight LOS ANGELES – The owners and operators of 10 Southern California businesses were charged today in federal court with illegally selling cosmetic contact lenses without prescriptions. Some of the products that were purchased in connection with this investigation were contaminated with dangerous pathogens that can […]

28.10.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Christian Bautista on showbiz stress, rest and relaxation

Christian Bautista on showbiz stress, rest and relaxation

He is known as one of the most down-to-earth denizens of local tinseltown, probably owing to his simple roots as a hometown boy who made it big. Christian Bautista started out as a finalist in the singing competition “Star in a Million,” and is currently hosting “To The Top,” a band search on the GMA […]

28.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
West Nile Virus Weekly Update

West Nile Virus Weekly Update

Deadly West Nile Virus spreading in SoCal? The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD) continues to identify West Nile virus activity in Los Angeles County. Sixteen mosquito samples, four American crow, and 12 chickens tested positive this week.  One mosquito sample collected from the city of Norwalk represents the first confirmation of WNV […]

28.10.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Local News ·
‘Downton Abbey’ actor Dan Stevens joins Anne Hathaway on ‘Colossal’

‘Downton Abbey’ actor Dan Stevens joins Anne Hathaway on ‘Colossal’

(Relaxnews) – British actor Dan Stevens, best known for playing Matthew Crawley on “Downton Abbey,” has been cast as one of the male leads opposite Anne Hathaway in the sci-fi flick “Colossal.” According to Variety, Stevens will play Hathaway’s ex-boyfriend, who later fights to win her back. Jason Sudeikis also stars in the film. The […]

27.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Google Play Store app price limit doubled to $400

Google Play Store app price limit doubled to $400

(Relaxnews) – Google has upped the ceiling cost for apps and in-app purchases (IAPs) on its Play Store around the world. The US is not the only country where Google has chosen to lift the maximum price developers can ask for an app and IAPs. To name but a few: Canada has gone from $210 to […]

27.10.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
One in five fall foul of the flash drive security test

One in five fall foul of the flash drive security test

(Relaxnews) – The chances are that if you find a penny and pick it up, there’s still an all-day possibility of good fortune. However, the same cannot be said of an abandoned flash drive. Pick one of those up and there’s an all-day risk of falling prey to some form of cybercrime. To highlight how […]

27.10.2015 · Filled under: Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
New report highlights disparities among growing Asian American population in western U.S.

New report highlights disparities among growing Asian American population in western U.S.

Disaggregated data shows diversity of challenges faced by Asian Americans and highlights political power of growing demographic WASHINGTON – Asian Americans Advancing Justice (Advancing Justice) released a new report about the growing Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPI) populations in the Western United States, including Arizona, Hawai’i, Oregon, and the Las Vegas and […]

27.10.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
CA Labor Commissioner partners with community groups to convene workplace justice summit

CA Labor Commissioner partners with community groups to convene workplace justice summit

Leaders across sectors discuss how to implement this year’s landmark workplace policies LOS ANGELES – The halls of Loyola Law school were bustling with over 200 community, labor, and governmental leaders at the Workplace Justice Summit. The event, organized by California Labor Commissioner Julie Su and a broad coalition of community leaders, brought these diverse […]

27.10.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Calvin Klein launching new unisex fragrance, CK2

Calvin Klein launching new unisex fragrance, CK2

(Relaxnews) – Calvin Klein is launching its second fragrance designed for both men and women, according to WWD. Twenty-one years after the release of CK One, the first ever Unisex fragrance with worldwide success, Calvin Klein has produced CK2, a ”gender-free fragrance that celebrates the endless possibilities of modern connections between two people” according to Camillo Pane, […]

27.10.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Mila Kunis, Christina Applegate, Kristen Bell to star in mom comedy

Mila Kunis, Christina Applegate, Kristen Bell to star in mom comedy

(Relaxnews) – Mila Kunis, Christina Applegate and Kristen Bell will appear together in a comedy for the big screen about overstressed mothers who embark on a binge of freedom that will be written by the same team behind “The Hangover.” Originally, the project “Bad Moms” was to star Leslie Mann and was to be produced […]

27.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Fil-Am video journalists part of choir that broke Guinness World Record

Fil-Am video journalists part of choir that broke Guinness World Record

LOS ANGELES – Two Filipino-American video journalists took part in the spectacular global musical performance that has recently broken the Guinness World Record for the largest gospel choir. “I was amazed and had goosebumps,” said Christy Rosacia, Los Angeles correspondent for UNTV. “I was teary-eyed. They were tears of joy.” Rosacia and Joy Macainan, who […]

27.10.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Aiko Melendez wins Best Actress award in Manhattan film fest

Aiko Melendez wins Best Actress award in Manhattan film fest

Aiko Melendez happily announced that she won the Best Actress award at the International Film Festival Manhattan 2015 for her performance in the movie, “Asintado”. On Instagram, Melendez said she got the good news from director Louie Ignacio. She thanked all the people who are part of “Asintado” as well as her fans and members […]

27.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
Audi unveils new 2016 A8 L 4.0T Sport Model

Audi unveils new 2016 A8 L 4.0T Sport Model

(Relaxnews) – Audi has revealed the latest addition to their A8 series for 2016 that features increased horsepower from the previous model, a sport style exterior, and seats that come with ventilation and massage functions. Other features of the new Audi A8 L 4.0T Sport model, which balances performance with luxurious spaciousness, include front seats […]

27.10.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Should I stop eating meat? No need, experts say

Should I stop eating meat? No need, experts say

(Paris, France-AFP) – The UN’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) warned Monday that processed meats like sausages and ham cause bowel cancer, and red meat “probably” does too. Does this mean we should stop eating meat? By the IARC’s own account, meat has “known health benefits”. And the agency says it does not […]

27.10.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
125 presidential aspirants asked to prove they are not nuisance

125 presidential aspirants asked to prove they are not nuisance

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Jose Andres Bautista confirmed Monday that the poll body’s law department has asked 125 of the 130 who filed certificates of candidacy for president to prove they are not nuisance. Bautista said the Comelec found prima facie (at first look) pieces of evidence to declare the 125 […]

27.10.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Off-duty lineman answers the (wake up) call

Off-duty lineman answers the (wake up) call

SCE employee’s late-night heroics earn praise as he helps first responders after Visalia car accident By Paul Netter, Southern California Edison Matt Duma wasn’t dressed to impress, but he left quite the impression anyway. Pajamas, slippers and all. The Southern California Edison transmission line foreman’s quick thinking played a pivotal role in a car-hit-utility-pole accident late Monday in Visalia. […]

27.10.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Services ·
La Union Association of SoCal to celebrate 51st Year and Golden Anniversary Nov. 7

La Union Association of SoCal to celebrate 51st Year and Golden Anniversary Nov. 7

LAKEWOOD, CA — The La Union Association of Southern California is celebrating its 51st year and Golden Anniversary with a dinner-dance on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, at the Lakewood Country Club in this city. City of Walnut Councilmember and four-time Mayor Antonio “Tony” Cartagena,is the guest speaker. Founded on May 31, 1964 in Los Angeles, the […]

27.10.2015 · Filled under: Happenings ·
U.S. EPA honors 2015 green power leaders in California

U.S. EPA honors 2015 green power leaders in California

Apple, Intel among those cited SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced its annual Green Power Leadership Awards to seven businesses across California. The firms were among 25 businesses and organizations across 13 states recognized for their achievements in advancing the nation’s renewable energy market and reducing greenhouse gas emissions that contribute […]

26.10.2015 · Filled under: Environment, U.S. News ·
Paulo Avelino admits showbiz work is tough

Paulo Avelino admits showbiz work is tough

PAULO Avelino said that being in show business is not as easy as what most people thought it would be because their every move is scrutinized by the public. The 27-year-old actor, who admitted he is still uncomfortable when in front of the camera or being interviewed by the media, said some people are quick […]

26.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·