Thousands of Angelenos to ‘Move It’ with the LAUSD

Thousands of Angelenos to ‘Move It’ with the LAUSD

District 5K at Dodger Stadium in support of health & wellness LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) will host its second annual 5K ‘Move It’ Challenge and Health Festival on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 at Dodger Stadium.  In partnership with the Los Angeles Dodgers, this District fundraiser aims to raise awareness about the […]

18.11.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Is Toyota’s Mirai the car of the future?

Is Toyota’s Mirai the car of the future?

(Relaxnews) – Toyota has chosen to name its first hydrogen fuel cell car after the Japanese word for ‘future’ and claims that the new model represents a turning point in the automotive industry. The Mirai, which until now had been known by its concept car name of the FCV, has been 10 years in development. […]

What to get outdoorsy types for Christmas

What to get outdoorsy types for Christmas

(Relaxnews) – They may be hikers, campers or a little of both. Regardless, if you know someone who spends every free moment planning a trip to the great outdoors, we’ve found some things they might enjoy. Charging on the go Every outdoorsman knows that mobile communication devices are dependent aren’t truly portable until you have […]

17.11.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays, Home & Garden, Sports & Recreation ·
The rise and rise of Kendall Jenner: model signs for Estée Lauder

The rise and rise of Kendall Jenner: model signs for Estée Lauder

(Relaxnews) – Nineteen-year-old Kendall Jenner was unveiled as the latest face of Estée Lauder over the weekend, but what’s behind the LA native’s sudden rise? The American model, who is part of the Kardashian family, famed for their reality TV show, will star in a new campaign for the beauty brand and was shot on the […]

17.11.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Film, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden, Online, Videos ·
How to give the gift of cruising to the cruisers in your life

How to give the gift of cruising to the cruisers in your life

(Relaxnews) – Those who have passionate and regular cruisers in their lives may want to consider giving the gift of onboard products, spa treatments and added cruise amenities which are becoming increasingly available as gift cards. Princess Cruises has become the latest cruise line to develop a gift card program in advance of the holidays with […]

17.11.2014 · Filled under: Christmas, Destinations, Holidays, Home & Garden ·
Blind insight sheds light on decision-making abilities: study

Blind insight sheds light on decision-making abilities: study

(Relaxnews) – Intuition tells us more than we sometimes care to admit about the quality of our decisions, according to a new study led by Ryan B. Scott at the University of Sussex in the UK. The results of the study, which involved 450 unpaid participants, suggest the unconscious assesses the accuracy of decisions in […]

17.11.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
US village is cell phone free and loving it

US village is cell phone free and loving it

(GREEN BANK, United States-AFP) – In this rural speck of hyper-connected America, it’s easier to hear a cow moo than a cell phone ring. That’s because Green Bank is home to the world’s most sensitive radio telescope, a device that catches the birth and death of stars and signals so faint they are mere whispers […]

Kaya Applauds Nani Coloretti’s nomination to Deputy Secretary at HUD

Kaya Applauds Nani Coloretti’s nomination to Deputy Secretary at HUD

Washington, D.C. – Kaya: Filipino Americans for Progress applauds President Obama’s nomination of Nani A. Coloretti on March 10, 2014 to Deputy Secretary at the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). If confirmed, Coloretti would be the fourth female deputy secretary and one of the highest-ranking Filipino Americans serving in the Administration. Ms. Coloretti is currently […]

15.11.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Beauty tutorials: Kim Kardashian

Beauty tutorials: Kim Kardashian

(Relaxnews) – We might not be able to explain Kim Kardashian’s meteoric rise, but we’re certainly not able to deny it. This week news broke that the 34-year-old celebrity’s debut app has raked in over $43 million, and she’s also arrived on the front cover of Paper Magazine, shot by the legendary Jean-Paul Goude. Here’s […]

15.11.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Miss America 2001 launches memoir about fairy tale beginnings … and endings

Miss America 2001 launches memoir about fairy tale beginnings … and endings

Get ready for a faith-based, roller coaster ride with the first Asian-American Miss America, as she reveals how she tackled fame, depression,  suicide, and adversity of the most universal kind. (Los Angeles, Calif., November, 2014) Angela Perez Baraquio, the first Asian-American and first teacher to be crowned Miss America in 2001, breaks her silence in her […]

15.11.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Happenings ·
JM De Guzman not closing doors on ex-GF Jessy

JM De Guzman not closing doors on ex-GF Jessy

While he wants to focus on his career first, JM De Guzman stressed he is not closing any doors to the possibility of getting back with actress Jessy Mendiola. “Wala naman po akong sinara o wala akong parang… wala naman po akong sinasabi na ‘Tapos na.’ Bahala na, sa ngayon ang naisip ko lang career […]

14.11.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Aquino softens tone on sea row vs China

Aquino softens tone on sea row vs China

MYANMAR  (Mabuhay) – President Aquino did not hide the fact that in this Asean Summit in Myanmar, his aggressiveness to talk about the West Philippine Sea has been toned down compared to past meetings with the region’s heads of state. “Parang I will liken this to be gentle reminders as opposed to very strong statements, […]

14.11.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Culture Club scraps reunion due to Boy George throat

Culture Club scraps reunion due to Boy George throat

(NEW YORK-AFP) – Boy George on Thursday called off a reunion tour of 1980s pop sensations Culture Club after the British singer discovered a potentially serious problem in his throat. Culture Club had been due to launch its first US tour in 14 years on Saturday in the California desert resort of Rancho Mirage, followed […]

14.11.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Wahlburgers opens first restaurant outside US in Toronto

Wahlburgers opens first restaurant outside US in Toronto

(Relaxnews) – Wahlburgers, a burger chain co-owned by celebrity brothers Mark and Donnie Wahlberg, along with their chef sibling Paul, has opened the first restaurant outside the US in Toronto, Canada. Located inside the luxury SoHo Metropolitan Hotel, Wahlburgers Toronto features a quick-serve counter with seating for 40 people as well as a full service […]

Washington museums get $2 billion ‘revitalization’ plan

Washington museums get $2 billion ‘revitalization’ plan

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – The Smithsonian Institution announced Thursday a major overhaul of its museums along the south side of the National Mall in Washington that could cost $2 billion before completion by 2036. The focal point of the project is a “revitalization” of the mid-19th century iconic Smithsonian Castle that will include shops, cafes and the […]

14.11.2014 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Entertainment, Home & Garden ·
‘Oldboy’ director Park Chan-wook to helm sci-fi thriller ‘Second Born’

‘Oldboy’ director Park Chan-wook to helm sci-fi thriller ‘Second Born’

(Relaxnews) – Around one year after releasing “Stoker,” the South Korean filmmaker will soon direct his second English-language film. A sci-fi thriller, “Second Born” is set in a futuristic world in which humans store their consciousness on neural microchip implants, enabling them to inhabit different bodies while retaining their own personality and memories. The technology […]

14.11.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, International Stars ·
Victoria’s Secret Heavenly flacon takes on Swarovski crystal wings

Victoria’s Secret Heavenly flacon takes on Swarovski crystal wings

(Relaxnews) – As a nod to its famous Angels, who are due to appear on the runway December 2, Victoria’s Secret has dressed up its Heavenly fragrance with two wings made of Swarovski crystals. The new luxury edition of the perfume, which the brand is promoting on Twitter, calls to mind the dramatic wings worn by […]

14.11.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
NaFFAA renews call for Temporary Protected Status for PHL

NaFFAA renews call for Temporary Protected Status for PHL

Washington, D.C. As the Filipino American community prepares to mark the first year anniversary of Typhoon Haiyan, the National Federation of Filipino American Associations (NaFFAA) is renewing its call on the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to do the right thing and grant Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to 200,000 Filipino nationals in the U.S. “Allowing undocumented Filipinos this immigration […]

14.11.2014 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
Pilipino Workers Center handang tumulong sa Fil-Ams sa pag-bayad ng phone, gas bills

Pilipino Workers Center handang tumulong sa Fil-Ams sa pag-bayad ng phone, gas bills

LOS ANGELES - Si Teresita Mercado ng Pilipino Workers Center, ay isa sa mga staff  na nagsusuri sa mga bills ng telepono  ng isang miyembro ng PWC at natulungan ito na pababain ang singil sa kanya sa ilalim ng programang TEAM and CHANGES. Noong una, si Dondi Manzon, miyembro ng PWC, ay nagbabayad nang mahigit sa $70 kada buwan para sa kanyang […]

14.11.2014 · Filled under: Services ·
Asian American and Pacific Islanders more likely to be family caregivers

Asian American and Pacific Islanders more likely to be family caregivers

AARP releases first of three-part research series on AAPIs age 50+ WASHINGTON, D.C. – According to new report released today from AARP, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) are more likely to provide caregiving for older family members at home. “Caregiving Among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders” is the first of three reports by AARP about key advocacy areas […]

14.11.2014 · Filled under: Services ·