David: I didn’t receive funds from Binay, LP

David: I didn’t receive funds from Binay, LP

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Defeated senatorial candidate Rizalito David insisted the P50,000 filing fee for his complaint against Senator Grace Poe did not come from the camp of Vice President Jejomar Binay or the Liberal Party. David said he does not have a grudge against Poe and merely wants the rule of law to be upheld, […]

11.08.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Jasmine still not ready to love again

Jasmine still not ready to love again

Several months since she broke up with Sam Concepcion, Jasmine Curtis-Smith is still not ready to enter another relationship, saying her main focus now is work. “I just don’t think I can spare time and energy for that. There’s the right time,” she said. “Buhay ko [ang nagpapakilig sa akin]. I mean, in general, kinikilig […]

11.08.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
SCE to tether manhole covers in Long Beach, issue bill credits

SCE to tether manhole covers in Long Beach, issue bill credits

Customers who were without power for more than 24 hours will get a $100 credit By Mary Ann Milbourn Southern California Edison (SCE) will provide a $100 bill credit to those who were without power for more than 24 hours during the latest outage in downtown Long Beach, and crews have begun tethering more than 300 manhole […]

11.08.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Home & Garden, Services ·
Locals treated to Filipino culture at Filipinotown Festival

Locals treated to Filipino culture at Filipinotown Festival

Last Saturday, August 1st, our paper, Balita Media participated as one of the media partners at the Filipinotown Festival in downtown Los Angeles. The festivity kicked off with a procession and parade around the grounds of the Silver Lake Medical Center, carrying the statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary where the all - day event took place. The program was […]

10.08.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Food Network star Katie Lee shares her BLT Ranch burger recipe

Food Network star Katie Lee shares her BLT Ranch burger recipe

(Relaxnews) – You could call Katie Lee the younger version of Ina Garten, with her shingled, beach house in the Hamptons, love of all things French, and penchant for throwing easy, breezy summer soirees in her elegant garden. This summer Lee shares some of the recipes that make recurring appearances in her kitchen and backyard patio […]

Swimming: Late nights in Rio now focus for world’s elite

Swimming: Late nights in Rio now focus for world’s elite

(Kazan, Russia-AFP) – The 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games will force swimming’s elite to adopt some nocturnal habits as preparations are stepped up in the coming months in the race for golds. The world championships finished on Sunday as the United States again ended top of the swimming table in Kazan with 23 medals […]

10.08.2015 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·
Palace refutes VP Binay’s claim Aquino, LP want one-party dictatorship

Palace refutes VP Binay’s claim Aquino, LP want one-party dictatorship

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Saturday belied Vice President Jejomar Binay’s claim that the ruling Liberal Party and President Benigno Aquino III are trying to establish a one-party dictatorship using the “Daang Matuwid” advocacy as its front. On Friday, Binay was quoted as saying that the remark the administration would need 18 to 20 years […]

10.08.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
US will not tolerate sea restrictions: Kerry

US will not tolerate sea restrictions: Kerry

ASEAN warns of ‘increased tensions’ over South China Sea Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (AFP)   – Washington will not tolerate any navigation restrictions in the South China Sea, US Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday at a regional security meeting dominated by tensions over Beijing’s island building. “Let me be clear: The United States will not […]

10.08.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Ralph Lauren unveils kids Fall 2015 collection in Neverland-themed runway show

Ralph Lauren unveils kids Fall 2015 collection in Neverland-themed runway show

(Relaxnews) – Ralph Lauren put on a dreamlike show for his childrenswear Fall 2015 Polo collection in New York this week. Central Park Zoo was transformed into a “Neverland” inspired, adventure-themed wonderland for the event, which saw “Pan” actor Levi Miller walking the runway as the fashion house’s new childrenswear ambassador. Other rising stars on […]

10.08.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Léa Seydoux, the French actress taking the world by storm

Léa Seydoux, the French actress taking the world by storm

(Relaxnews) – The French actress is being tipped for a major role in the upcoming superhero flick “Gambit,” alongside Channing Tatum. If it works out, the beautiful blonde will appear in her ninth non-French feature and confirm her status as an international star. Léa Seydoux is set to meet with executives at 20th Century Fox […]

10.08.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Italy earmarks 18 mln to rebuild Colosseum arena floor

Italy earmarks 18 mln to rebuild Colosseum arena floor

(Rome-AFP) – Italy has earmarked over 18 million euros to rebuild the arena floor in the Colosseum where gladiators once fought wild beasts, Culture Minister Dario Franceschini said Tuesday. “A promise kept: the Colosseum will have its arena once more. Plan for reconstruction financed,” he said on Twitter after announcing 18.5 million euros ($20.2 million) […]

06.08.2015 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Robin Thicke drops Nicki Minaj track and addresses rumor mill on Twitter

Robin Thicke drops Nicki Minaj track and addresses rumor mill on Twitter

(Relaxnews) – Robin Thicke has dropped his latest single, featuring Nicki Minaj. In a single Twitter post, Thicke put to rest the rumor mill, quieting claims that he’s engaged to his 20-year-old girlfriend April Love Geary, and announced his latest track “Back Together.” “Not engaged, but I do propose that you check out my new […]

06.08.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online ·
VP Binay: Only courts can say I’m corrupt

VP Binay: Only courts can say I’m corrupt

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Vice-President Jejomar Binay on Tuesday urged the public not to believe lies that he is a corrupt politician, saying he has never been suspended much less convicted for corruption after over 20 years in public service. Binay pointed out that anyone can accuse politicians of corruption but they have to prove their […]

06.08.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Jane on Jeron: ‘We’re okay, consistent naman’

Jane on Jeron: ‘We’re okay, consistent naman’

Jane Oineza finally admitted that she met up with basketball player Jeron Teng during her summer vacation in Dubai three months ago. “Yeah he was in Dubai also pero nauna siya pumunta and may ilang days rin na nagkita kami sa Dubai. Nagkaroon kami ng get-together doon. Pero he left rin kasi mas nauna siyang […]

06.08.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Add spice for a longer life?

Add spice for a longer life?

(Paris, France-AFP) – Eating spicy food, especially fresh chilli, has been linked to a lower risk of death in a Chinese study, researchers said Tuesday. But they cautioned it was too early to draw a final conclusion on the potential benefits of fiery fare, and urged further research that may lead to “updated dietary recommendations”. […]

06.08.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Amber Le Bon revealed as the new Redken ambassador

Amber Le Bon revealed as the new Redken ambassador

(Relaxnews) – Amber Le Bon has been signed up as the new muse for haircare brand Redken. The British model has already worked with the company in the past on its Bronde Sombre Haircolor, but will now broaden her influence within the company, Women’s Wear Daily (WWD) reports. “I love having healthy-looking hair, but I […]

06.08.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, International Stars ·
Heart-stopping new trailer for IMAX film ‘Everest’ released

Heart-stopping new trailer for IMAX film ‘Everest’ released

(Relaxnews) – A new teaser has been released for the star-studded film based on the true story of a hiking expedition up Mount Everest that turned tragic when the climbers became caught in a blizzard. In an ominous presentiment, Jason Clarke’s character Rob Hall opens the three-minute trailer saying, “Human beings simply aren’t built to […]

06.08.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Kellogg’s to scrap artificial flavors, colors in cereals

Kellogg’s to scrap artificial flavors, colors in cereals

(New York, United States-AFP) – Kellogg’s will ban artificial flavors and colors from all of its cereals worldwide including Special K and Frosted Flakes, it said Wednesday. The American food multinational said its transition to all-natural ingredients in its cereals and snack bars should be done by 2018. Consumers, and especially Americans, have shown a […]

06.08.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
LA County officials join to commemorate Voting Rights Act of 1965 50th anniversary

LA County officials join to commemorate Voting Rights Act of 1965 50th anniversary

LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk (RR/CC) Dean C. Logan will join Los Angeles County Supervisors Hilda Solis, Mark Ridley-Thomas, Sheila Kuehl, Don Knabe, and Assessor Jeffrey Prang to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act on Thursday, August 6 at the Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration, Temple Street steps at 1:30 p.m. Adoption of the Voting […]

06.08.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Angeles City officials welcome medical supplies from US military, church

Angeles City officials welcome medical supplies from US military, church

By Joey Pavia (BusinenessMirror) August 6, 2015 ANGELES CITY—City officials welcomed on Wednesday at the public hospital here the arrival of medical supplies as part of the humanitarian assistance of the United States military. The medical supplies onboard a cargo truck arrived via the floating hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19), which docked at the Subic Bay Freeport […]

06.08.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·