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 ·
SCE crews continue vault inspections to avoid more explosions

SCE crews continue vault inspections to avoid more explosions

Southern California Edison Southern California Edison (SCE) crews continue to inspect hundreds of underground vaults as they work to restore power Friday to the remaining 260 Long Beach customers affected by Thursday’s outage. SCE crews will attempt to restore power to some customers between 6-10 p.m. tonight. Due to the extent of the damage, some areas may still be without power overnight. If additional issues […]

06.08.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Home & Garden, Local News, Services ·
CDPH celebrates National Breastfeeding Awareness Month

CDPH celebrates National Breastfeeding Awareness Month

SACRAMENTO – California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith today reminds us that breastfeeding is the first step to a healthy life and forms a lasting bond between mother and child. The 2015 National Breastfeeding Month theme “Let’s Make It Work” sets the goal of empowering all women, no […]

06.08.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Ambassador’s Tour participant donates solar study lamps to Cebu students

Ambassador’s Tour participant donates solar study lamps to Cebu students

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On July 09, taking time off from the Ambassador’s Tour in which he was among the approximately 200 participants, Richmond-based Rumy Mohta searched the city of Cebu for a Filipino student whose photo showing him studying outside a fast food establishment went viral.  The photo showed the boy sitting outside the restaurant’s window so […]

05.08.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
Utilitarian futurism is the key look for H&M’s AW15 Studio collection

Utilitarian futurism is the key look for H&M’s AW15 Studio collection

(Relaxnews) – Utilitarian futurism, sports luxe and “starburst shine” are the themes for the latest H&M Studio collection, unveiled Monday. The Autumn/Winter 2015 line focuses on the essential item of the season, the roll neck. Zip-up coats, lurex knits and flared trousers also feature heavily in the tomboy-themed collection. Supermodel Kendall Jenner has already been […]

04.08.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden, Lifestyle ·
Jessica Alba stands by her company’s sunscreen amidst viral complaints

Jessica Alba stands by her company’s sunscreen amidst viral complaints

(Relaxnews) – Jessica Alba is defending the quality of her Honest Company’s sunscreen, following a public flogging from disgruntled customers who complained of suffering burns after applying the lotion. Photos of sunburned heads, backs and chests posted on Twitter have gone viral in the last few days. An investigation into consumer complaints by NBC 5 Chicago found that while […]

04.08.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
Researchers find biomarkers for early stage pancreatic cancer

Researchers find biomarkers for early stage pancreatic cancer

(Washington, United States-AFP) – A combination of three proteins appears to be a good indicator of early stage pancreatic cancer when found in high levels in urine, British researchers said in a study published Monday. The findings, published in the journal Clinical Cancer Research, hold promise for developing an inexpensive, non-invasive test to detect the […]

04.08.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Sweet! Pez candies to get the movie treatment

Sweet! Pez candies to get the movie treatment

(Relaxnews) – Thought that news of an emoji-themed film couldn’t be topped? How about a film based entirely on the Pez dispenser? That’s right. The pastel-colored candies that are really just fillers for the iconic Pez dispenser are being given their own animated movie treatment, reports The Hollywood Reporter. An Austrian invention, the pocket-sized, mechanical candy […]

04.08.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Home & Garden, Offbeat ·
Zsa Zsa to marry boyfriend in 2016

Zsa Zsa to marry boyfriend in 2016

Zsa Zsa Padilla and her boyfriend, architect Conrad Onglao, are planning to tie the knot in Italy next year. Onglao said he already told Padilla about his plans and where exactly in Italy he wants to hold the wedding. “Sabi niya, ‘Where’s my ring?’ Sabi ko it’s coming. I want to get married in Florence. […]

04.08.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
LP exec: Poe ties with Escudero mired Aquino plans for her

LP exec: Poe ties with Escudero mired Aquino plans for her

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The plot is out. The President would have wanted Senator Grace Poe to be the running mate of Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas in 2016, then she would be given a Cabinet portfolio and an administration’s endorsement in 2022, a Liberal Party (LP) official disclosed on Friday. But that plan apparently did […]

04.08.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Emotional Roxas accepts PNoy endorsement

Emotional Roxas accepts PNoy endorsement

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Interior Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas II on Friday felt emotional as he accepted President Benigno Aquino III’s endorsement for his 2016 presidential candidacy. Roxas was all praises for Aquino’s administration and “tuwid na daan” platform. “PNoy allowed us to imagine again what the Filipino is capable of… Mga boss, hindi ko sasayangin […]

04.08.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
L.A. County Board of Supervisors votes to move forward minimum wage and wage theft ordinances

L.A. County Board of Supervisors votes to move forward minimum wage and wage theft ordinances

Los Angeles, CA – Early this week, hundreds of low wage workers and community members spoke in support of raising the minimum wage in unincorporated Los Angeles County. The Board of Supervisors took steps to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour and address wage theft within unincorporated L.A. County. The Raise the Wage […]

03.08.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
The Olympic golds we never had

The Olympic golds we never had

By Abner Galino Philippine gymnasts Tanya, Althea, Jovelyn and Sheila were hugging and shedding tears of joy with their coaches and I was clicking away, capturing the moments with my camera. The emotions passed on from the lens and travelled deep inside me and I suddenly found myself genuinely celebrating with them – even if […]

03.08.2015 · Filled under: Local News, Sports & Recreation ·
Get the holiday makeup look: LA

Get the holiday makeup look: LA

(Relaxnews) – From perfect surf to rolling vineyards and some of the hottest nightspots in the US, California has it all. If you’re heading to LA or its surroundings this summer, then here’s what you’re going to need to get your makeup look down pat. First things first: they don’t call it “The Golden State” […]

02.08.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays, Hollywood Stars ·
Lonely Planet to release new cookbook series

Lonely Planet to release new cookbook series

(Relaxnews) – Lonely Planet has announced plans to expand their travel-related food coverage with the release of a new cookbook series that aims to transport readers around the world via their taste buds. For the series, dubbed “From the Source,” Lonely Planet dispatched local food writers in destinations such as Italy and Thailand to scour […]

02.08.2015 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Julia Montes gets new leading men in upcoming series

Julia Montes gets new leading men in upcoming series

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Young actress Julia Montes will star in the upcoming “Doble Kara” with leading men Edgar Allan Guzman and Anjo Damiles, Dreamscape announced. Montes, whose last teleserye was “Ikaw Lamang” in 2014, said she feels “super happy and blessed” to be cast in the series, which also stars Alora Sasam, John Lapus, Allen […]

02.08.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Groupon launches own food delivery service

Groupon launches own food delivery service

(Relaxnews) – Less than a month after acquiring the food delivery business OrderUp, Groupon has unveiled Groupon To Go its new US delivery and takeout service. Starting out in Chicago, where it has since March been pilot testing with 500 restaurants, Groupon says the service is ready to expand to other areas, with Boston and […]

02.08.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Online ·
LP solon wants ethics probe vs Makabayan bloc members

LP solon wants ethics probe vs Makabayan bloc members

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – A Liberal Party stalwart wants the House of Representatives ethics committee to investigate members of the progressive Makabayan bloc who flashed posters criticizing President Benigno Aquino III at the end of his final State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday. Quezon City Rep. Winston Castelo said he will consult with the […]

02.08.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Malaysia Airlines says ‘premature’ to speculate on  wreckage

Malaysia Airlines says ‘premature’ to speculate on wreckage

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (AFP)   – Malaysia Airlines cautioned on Thursday that it was “premature” to speculate on whether aircraft wreckage found in the Indian Ocean was from missing flight MH370, as authorities scrambled to verify the origin of the debris. The two-metre (six-foot) long piece of wreckage, possibly from a wing part known as […]

02.08.2015 · Filled under: Asian News ·