San Beda College Alumni golf tourney at Cresta Verde Nov. 1

San Beda College Alumni golf tourney at Cresta Verde Nov. 1

The San Beda College Alumni Association of Southern California will hold its 8th Annual Addie Dalton Memorial Golf Tournament on November 1, 2014 at Cresta Verde Golf Course in Corona. Everyone (Bedans, their relatives and friends) is invited to the event that will help support the scholarship fund being raised by the Bedans. Tickets to the golfing tourney are […]

28.10.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Vegan croissants, gluten-free pasta: Europe wakes up to fussy eating

Vegan croissants, gluten-free pasta: Europe wakes up to fussy eating

(VILLEPINTE, France-AFP) – Once firmly entrenched in their traditional gastronomy, consumers in gourmet havens like France and Italy are slowly starting to demand gluten-, dairy- and meat-free diets as environmental and health concerns kick in. No-allergen pasta, vegan croissants, meatless hamburgers — “free-from” food is one of the leading trends at this week’s SIAL international […]

Beyonce allies with TopShop for new fashion brand

Beyonce allies with TopShop for new fashion brand

(LONDON-AFP) – US singer Beyonce and British high-street retailer TopShop said Monday they were launching a fashion brand for “athletic streetwear” that will be available this time next year. The joint venture, Parkwood TopShop Athletic, will include “clothing, footwear and accessories across dance, fitness and sports categories,” the chain said in a statement. Philip Green, […]

‘Fast & Furious 7′ becomes ‘Furious 7′ for April release

‘Fast & Furious 7′ becomes ‘Furious 7′ for April release

(Relaxnews) – The Vin Diesel and Paul Walker movie has a new title — “Furious 7″ — and the prospect of a new trailer arriving on November 1. It’ll be the first entry to the 13-year-old franchise to drop “Fast” from its title, though 2013′s “Fast & Furious 6″ was at one point thought to […]

27.10.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Cocoa clue to reversing memory loss

Cocoa clue to reversing memory loss

(PARIS-AFP) – Bioactive ingredients found in cocoa sharply reversed age-related memory decline in a group of volunteers, scientists reported on Sunday. The compounds, called flavanols, were taken in a specially-prepared cocoa drink, according to an experiment published by the journal Nature Neuroscience. Over three months, 37 healthy volunteers aged 50-69 had a daily drink containing […]

27.10.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
Jasmine Tookes presents Scandalous, the new Victoria’s Secret fragrance

Jasmine Tookes presents Scandalous, the new Victoria’s Secret fragrance

(Relaxnews) – After Fearless, the American lingerie brand has launched its latest perfume, Scandalous. Supermodel Jasmine Tookes is the face of the new scent. A sensual and sweet eau de parfum with notes of raspberry liqueur, black peony and praline, Scandalous by Victoria’s Secret comes in a studded pink glass flacon with a large black […]

27.10.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Online, Videos ·
AARP sponsors San Diego Asian Film Festival

AARP sponsors San Diego Asian Film Festival

WASHINGTON, D.C. – AARP is proud to be a new Spotlight Sponsor of the 15th San Diego Asian Film Festival from Thursday, November 6 through Saturday, November 15. “AARP recognizes the impact that stories and storytellers have in our communities and support events like the San Diego Asian Film Festival that inform, inspire, and entertain […]

27.10.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Nike launches Mercurial Superfly CR7

Nike launches Mercurial Superfly CR7

(Relaxnews) – Cristiano Ronaldo will debut the latest Nike soccer cleat in ‘El Classico’, the showdown between his side Real Madrid and their Spanish rivals Barcelona. Portuguese footballing superstar and current holder of the Ballon d’Or Cristiano Ronaldo will be well-shod this weekend when he debuts the New Mercurial Superfly CR7 model against the Catalan side. […]

26.10.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations, Online, Sports & Recreation, Videos ·
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth sends first tweet

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth sends first tweet

(LONDON-AFP) – Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II sent her first ever tweet during a visit to a museum Friday, signing it “Elizabeth R” — and even removing a glove to post it. The 88-year-old’s Twitter debut came during a visit to London’s Science Museum as she opened a new gallery dedicated to the history of communication […]

Creepiest Halloween destinations include scariest place in India and Scotland

Creepiest Halloween destinations include scariest place in India and Scotland

(Relaxnews) – Edinburgh, New Orleans and Rajasthan have been identified as among the most haunting, scariest destinations in the world for getting your chill on in advance of Halloween. The list, curated by Cheapflights.com, shines the spotlight on cities that offer the best “creepy tours around the world,” deliciously frightful itineraries that take visitors through […]

26.10.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Halloween, Home & Garden ·
‘Ouija’ spooks N. American box office competition

‘Ouija’ spooks N. American box office competition

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Spooky thriller “Ouija” haunted the top of the North American box office, debuting in first place, industry estimates showed Sunday. The supernatural horror flick, about a group of friends who awaken an ancient spirit with a Ouija board, a game where players attempt to talk with ghosts, earned $20 million in its […]

26.10.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Could daylight savings promote kids’ fitness?

Could daylight savings promote kids’ fitness?

(Relaxnews) – Less evening light could reduce childen’s activity levels, according to a meta-analysis by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the University of Bristol in the UK that makes a case against setting the clocks back in autumn. Lead study author Anna Goodman and her team worked with 15 studies in […]

26.10.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Sports & Recreation ·
PHL, US sign agreement on labor rights

PHL, US sign agreement on labor rights

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Philippines has taken another step in fulfilling its mandate to look after the interest and welfare of Filipinos abroad by partnering with the United States in reaching out and educating members of the Filipino-American Community about their rights and responsibilities as employees and employers. In a statement, the Philippine Embassy said the latest […]

26.10.2014 · Filled under: Local News ·
Bookshop celebrates Carlos Bulosan on Filipino American History Month

Bookshop celebrates Carlos Bulosan on Filipino American History Month

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA – The book, America Is in the Heart: A Personal History by Carlos Bulosan will be the center of the Filipino American History Month celebration on Saturday, October 25, 2014. The event is sponsored by Philippine Expressions Bookshop and is free and open to the public. It will be held at Search to Involve Filipino […]

24.10.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Local News ·
A Spooky Snack and Drink for Halloween

A Spooky Snack and Drink for Halloween

(Family Features) If your family’s Halloween consists of pumpkin carving, trick-or-treating and transforming your home into a haunted house, you’ll be happy to know that the “double, double, toil and trouble” doesn’t have to stop there. You can add a little extra hocus pocus to your season by brewing up these chillingly creative treats with […]

23.10.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Free Recipes, Home & Garden ·
James Wan to return to horror with ‘The Conjuring 2′

James Wan to return to horror with ‘The Conjuring 2′

(Relaxnews) – After helming the 2013 movie about the paranormal detective team, James Wan will return for the sequel, Deadline reports. News of his arrival follows the decision to push “The Conjuring 2″ forward to 2016. James Wan, who recently wrapped “Fast and Furious 7,” is no stranger to the horror genre. Among his directing […]

23.10.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Naomi Watts named L’Oréal Paris spokesmodel

Naomi Watts named L’Oréal Paris spokesmodel

(Relaxnews) – After recently inducting Karlie Kloss into the exclusive club of L’Oréal Paris brand ambassadors, the cosmetics brand has bestowed the same honor on Naomi Watts. At age 46, Naomi Watts is the latest face of L’Oréal Paris. The British-Australian actress joins the ranks of the brand’s other prestigious ambassadors alongside Penelope Cruz, Doutzen […]

23.10.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
Tim Cook says Apple to open 25 new China stores in next two years: report

Tim Cook says Apple to open 25 new China stores in next two years: report

(Relaxnews) – Apple is planning to consolidate its presence in China by introducing 25 new stores to the country over the next two years. According to reports by publications including Apple Insider and Forbes, CEO Tim Cook put a figure on the brand’s growth plan when talking to the Chinese news portal Sina during a […]

23.10.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Money & Business, Online, Science & Technology ·
MAC x Nasty Gal team up for collection

MAC x Nasty Gal team up for collection

(Relaxnews) – There’s a North American-only collaboration for cosmetics brand MAC and fashion label Nasty Gal. Sophia Amoruso of Nasty Gal has teamed up with MAC for a new color capsule collection set to hit stores in time for the holidays. The MAC x Nasty Gal collaboration features three matte lipsticks (in ‘stunner’ red, ‘runner’ burgundy and ‘gunner’ purple) […]

23.10.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Meryl Streep to sing off key for Stephen Frears

Meryl Streep to sing off key for Stephen Frears

(Relaxnews) – The actress will co-star with Hugh Grant in a biopic on Florence Foster Jenkins, the amateur soprano known for her particularly awful singing, the Daily Mail reports. Meryl Streep will play the wealthy heiress and New York socialite who, despite a complete lack of rhythm and pitch, relentlessly pursued an operatic singing career. […]

23.10.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Music ·