Batmobile replica heading to auction

Batmobile replica heading to auction

(Relaxnews) – An almost exact replica of the Tim Burton-era Batmobile is poised to go under the hammer at a Historics at Brooklands auction this weekend in the UK where it could fetch up to $140,000. All that’s missing from the custom-built homage are the side-mounted, pop-up Browning machine guns, but all of the other details, from […]

Nina Ricci and Ladurée launch complementary fragrance and macaron

Nina Ricci and Ladurée launch complementary fragrance and macaron

(Relaxnews) – In an unprecedented collaboration, Nina Ricci teamed up with the famous French pastry maker Ladurée to create a delectable and tempting duo: a fragrance inspired by the brand’s signature macarons, and a macaron inspired by the subtle and intricate aromas of luxury perfume. A new, delectable chapter has just been added to the […]

27.11.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Hardest person to buy for? Your significant other, survey says

Hardest person to buy for? Your significant other, survey says

(Relaxnews) – Good news for singletons: an online survey claims that for most people, shopping for their significant other’s gift is the most arduous task on the holiday list. According to a recent survey of 1,000 adults, both men and women describe their significant other as the hardest person to buy a gift for during […]

In New York, foot yoga to make high heels bearable

In New York, foot yoga to make high heels bearable

(Relaxnews) – New York fashionistas can seek the guidance of yoga instructor Yamuna Zake to help make walking in their most vertiginous stilettos less painful. Yamuna Zake, 59, offers specialized foot yoga classes, with students bringing in their most tortuous pair of high heels to practice a daintier, less damaging walk, The Daily Mail reports. Classes […]

27.11.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Offbeat, Online ·
2nd ‘Hanep Sa Wow’ Filipino Music Festival, A celebration of original Pilipino music (OPM) and Filipino musicality

2nd ‘Hanep Sa Wow’ Filipino Music Festival, A celebration of original Pilipino music (OPM) and Filipino musicality

Joey Albert, Nonoy Zuniga to headline Nov. 30 show  at Pala Casino with ‘Music & Magic’ members Fe de los Reyes, Eva Caparas & Jet Montelibano and the very special guest appearance of Ms. Kevyn Lettau PALA, CA, November 25, 2013 – Filipino pop stars and certified hitmakers Joey Albert and Nonoy Zuniga will headline […]

26.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
FACT SHEET: U.S. response to Typhoon Haiyan

FACT SHEET: U.S. response to Typhoon Haiyan

Since Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines on November 8, U.S. disaster relief experts and military personnel have worked around the clock to deliver food, water, medicine, and shelter to help those hit hardest by the storm.  In support of the Philippines’ relief effort, the United States is providing more than $37 million in humanitarian aid […]

26.11.2013 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
US stores in cutthroat fight for holiday shopping bucks

US stores in cutthroat fight for holiday shopping bucks

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Black Friday, the pinnacle of the US shopping year, comes on a Thursday this year. And even earlier. Desperate for consumer bucks, US chain stores, some fighting for survival, are upping the ante this holiday shopping season with cutthroat discounts offered earlier than ever, and ever-longer opening hours. The prize is not massive […]

26.11.2013 · Filled under: Holidays, Home & Garden, New Year's Day, Online, Thanksgiving ·
Five worst celebrity diets to avoid in the New Year

Five worst celebrity diets to avoid in the New Year

(Relaxnews) – Diets involving gulping air rather than food, avoiding gluten like the plague, and replacing sensible meals with booze rank as some of the worst celebrity diets to avoid. With the approach of January, the British Dietetic Association (BDA) has shared its annual top five worst celebrity diets for the coming year. For the […]

CDPH Warns Consumers not to eat Hollywood Bakery and Pacific French Bakery brand Cema de Canela (Cinnamon Round Loaf)

CDPH Warns Consumers not to eat Hollywood Bakery and Pacific French Bakery brand Cema de Canela (Cinnamon Round Loaf)

SACRAMENTO – Dr. Ron Chapman, director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and state health officer, today warned consumers with sensitivity to FD&C Yellow Number 5 food coloring not to eat Cema de Canela (Cinnamon Round Loaf). Ngu Corporation (DBA: A-1 Best Food) of Montebello, California, is voluntarily recalling cinnamon round loaves sold at […]

26.11.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
David Beckham to help develop resort properties in Asia

David Beckham to help develop resort properties in Asia

(Relaxnews) – David Beckham has been tapped to serve as a consultant and partner in the development of Las Vegas Sands properties in Singapore and the gaming capital of the world, Macao. It’s the latest business venture for the former soccer player, who has parlayed his global stardom into everything from underwear to electronics, soda […]

26.11.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, International Stars ·
Colorado dominates top US ski destinations ranking

Colorado dominates top US ski destinations ranking

(Relaxnews) – Colorado has emerged as the top ski destination in the US according to readers of Condé Nast Traveler magazine, who gave the St. Regis Aspen Resort top marks for its ”gilded age” grandeur, butler service and stunning setting. In the latest edition of the publication’s best places to ski in North America ranking, […]

26.11.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden, Sports & Recreation ·
PHL Consulate General Welcomes Participants of PNP-PSOSEC Class 86-2013

PHL Consulate General Welcomes Participants of PNP-PSOSEC Class 86-2013

Los Angeles, 21 November 2013 – The Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles received on 20 November 2013 the participants of the Public Safety Officers Senior Executive Course (PSOSEC) Class 2013-86.  The class was headed by Police Chief Superintendent John G. Guyguyon and was accompanied by their counterparts from the Los Angeles Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). With programs like the […]

26.11.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Pechanga Resort & Casino To Undergo Major Hotel Lobby and Restaurant Renovation

Pechanga Resort & Casino To Undergo Major Hotel Lobby and Restaurant Renovation

The Pechanga Resort & Casino opened in 2002 and shortly thereafter received the AAA Four Diamond award, becoming the first Indian gaming facility in California to receive the prestigious distinction. The largest resort/casino in the Western United States, is currently undergoing a multi-million dollar renovation that will change the look, feel and overall ambience of […]

26.11.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Local News ·
NHM Announces First Fridays 2014: L.A. Stories

NHM Announces First Fridays 2014: L.A. Stories

Series featuring live music, discussions, and tours kicks off Friday, January 10with L.A. bands Conway and Youngblood Hawke; L.A. authors Dr. Barbara Natterson-Horowitz and Kathryn Bowers November 25, 2013—This year, to celebrate NHM’s new permanent exhibit Becoming Los Angeles and the opening of its Nature Lab and Nature Gardens, the nighttime series First Fridays goes in search of a new kind […]

26.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
‘Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ sets worldwide box office ablaze

‘Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ sets worldwide box office ablaze

(Relaxnews) – Moviegoers arrived in droves to see the latest episode in the adventures of Katniss Everdeen, resulting in $307.73 million in revenues worldwide for “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” at the end of its first weekend in theaters on November 24, Rentrak reports. Released in 64 territories, the dystopian film headlined by Jennifer Lawrence […]

25.11.2013 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Mia Wasikowska and Johnny Depp to return to Wonderland

Mia Wasikowska and Johnny Depp to return to Wonderland

(Relaxnews) – The Australian starlet and the American actor have agreed to reprise their roles from the 2010 film “Alice in Wonderland” in a forthcoming sequel, Deadline.com reports. Mia Wasikowska will return as Alice in this currently untitled sequel, and Johnny Depp will again appear in his unforgettable Mad Hatter guise. Like the 2010 film […]

25.11.2013 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Taylor Swift, Timberlake win at American Music Awards

Taylor Swift, Timberlake win at American Music Awards

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Pop diva Taylor Swift was named Artist of the Year at the American Music Awards (AMA) Sunday, while other big winners included British boy band One Direction and crooner Justin Timberlake. Swift, who took to the stage in a shiny golden mini-dress, also won favorite country artist and favorite country album for […]

25.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Blow-up hospitals help typhoon effort

Blow-up hospitals help typhoon effort

TACLOBAN (AFP) – Inflatable field hospitals have been erected in the typhoon-ravaged Philippines city of Tacloban, part of a huge international relief effort to help millions hit by the storm. Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) have five of the large white tents that they have brought with them from France. By Thursday afternoon three […]

25.11.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Lynda Johnson, Victor Manalo Won Elective Posts

Lynda Johnson, Victor Manalo Won Elective Posts

By Dan E. Nino             Cerritos, Calif. – As expected by political pundits in the ABC school district, Lynda Johnson, a paralegal by profession, cruised to an easy victory when she topped the recent ABC  School Board election in the field of five candidates.             Another Fil-Am candidate, re-electionist  and former Artesia mayor Victor Manalo […]

25.11.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
PHL Consulate participates in PeDRO 5K Walk

PHL Consulate participates in PeDRO 5K Walk

Los Angeles  – The officers and staff of the Philippine Consulate General participated in the 5K Walk spearheaded by the Philippine Disaster Relief Organization (PeDRO) together with Renew our Minds and Heart Foundation (ROHMA) on 10 November 2013 at Woodley and Balboa Park in Van Nuys, California. This fundraising event was participated in by about 200 people to support the victims of […]

25.11.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·