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 ·
UST singers alumni performs in a Christmas concert

UST singers alumni performs in a Christmas concert

Christmas is just around the corner.  And as everyone is busy preparing for the holiday season, the University of Santo Tomas (UST) Singers Alumni in America wishes to invite everyone to relax and enjoy as it presents “A Choral Christmas” – a two-night concert in celebration of the UST Singers 20th anniversary.  The concert takes place […]

25.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Repetto presents perfume gift set for prima ballerinas

Repetto presents perfume gift set for prima ballerinas

(Relaxnews) – Naturally, the first fragrance from the French dancewear brand, launched last July, is inspired by the world of classical dance. Ahead of the holidays, Repetto has stayed true to this theme with a new fragrance gift set that is bound to appeal to dance fans. A flacon of Repetto’s eau de toilette, adorned […]

23.11.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays ·
Boing… bouncing drops make for smarter rainwear

Boing… bouncing drops make for smarter rainwear

(PARIS-AFP) – Scientists on Wednesday said they had found a way to make raindrops bounce faster off surfaces, opening the way to new water-resistant materials from clothing to aircraft wings. Reporting in the journal Nature, a team at Boston University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) said they had slashed the amount of time […]

Hugh Jackman reveals treated for skin cancer

Hugh Jackman reveals treated for skin cancer

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Australian actor Hugh Jackman revealed Thursday that he had been treated for skin cancer, posting a picture of himself with a plaster on his nose. The Oscar-nominated Hollywood star warned Twitter followers to have suspicious marks checked and to use sunscreen. “Deb said to get the mark on my nose checked,” he […]

23.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Health & Fitness, Hollywood Stars, Online ·
Adidas unveils ‘golden’ Dan Carter rugby boots

Adidas unveils ‘golden’ Dan Carter rugby boots

(Relaxnews) – Fans of New Zealand rugby star Dan Carter, the all-time highest international point scorer, can pick up Adidas’s new limited collector’s edition boots designed in his honor: the DC100 Predator Incurza. Adidas just announced that 100 box sets have been created in a special color chosen by Carter — gold — and are […]

23.11.2013 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·
Brazil’s Indian Games opportunity for cultural exchange

Brazil’s Indian Games opportunity for cultural exchange

(CUIABÁ-AFP) – Leaving a cloud of dust in his wake, a burly warrior of a man rushes into view carrying a huge log on his shoulder. His face painted and grimacing with the effort, he heaves it on to a teammate and keeps running as if his life depended on it as he chases a […]

23.11.2013 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·
GAAF to hold Gospel Musicfest for victims of Haiyan

GAAF to hold Gospel Musicfest for victims of Haiyan

The Guardian Angels of America Foundation (GAAF) responds to the call for HELP in Tacloban and Bohol by holding the 1st Fil-Am Gospel Music Festival and Fair on November 23, Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center, 3330 Civic Center Drive Torrance, CA. 90503. The Gospel Festival and Fair […]

22.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
A Modern Spin on Holiday Classics

A Modern Spin on Holiday Classics

(Family Features) Traditional goodies always add a touch of sweetness to the holidays. Updates to some of your favorite holiday classics help keep family traditions alive while incorporating creative and on-trend ingredients. Everyone knows fruitcakes have long been a holiday tradition, and new and improved versions of this timeless treat are making a festive comeback, […]

How to eat on the Grain Brain diet

How to eat on the Grain Brain diet

(Relaxnews) – A US neurologist is making headlines for calling carbs like cereal, pasta and breads “the brain’s silent killer.” According to Dr. David Perlmutter’s New York Times best seller, “Grain Brain,” all carbs — even those that have long been touted as healthy like whole grains — can cause everything from dementia, ADHD and […]

21.11.2013 · Filled under: Books, Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Nike’s new LED-adorned snowboots light up the slopes

Nike’s new LED-adorned snowboots light up the slopes

(Relaxnews) – While runners have their fair share of glow-in-the-dark sneakers, now snowboarders can light up the pistes with Nike’s LED-illuminated LunarENDOR QS snowboard boot. The new Nike boot is adorned with 30 LEDs in the Swoosh on the side panel, powered by a lithium ion battery, to light up less-traversed trails as the sun […]

Football: Adidas extends partnership with FIFA World Cup until 2030

Football: Adidas extends partnership with FIFA World Cup until 2030

(FRANKFURT-AFP) – German sportswear giant Adidas said Thursday it will extend its long-standing sponsorship agreement with the FIFA World Cup tournament until 2030. “Today, FIFA and Adidas formally announced an extension of their long-term partnership agreement granting Adidas the official partner, supplier and licensee rights for the FIFA World Cup and all FIFA events until […]

21.11.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
Guerlain revisits La Petite Robe Noire fragrance for the holidays

Guerlain revisits La Petite Robe Noire fragrance for the holidays

(Relaxnews) – The French perfume house has revisited the flacon for its popular feminine fragrance for a holiday limited edition, which also includes a Guerlain lip gloss produced for the occasion. Launched in 2012, Guerlain’s La Petite Robe Noire has quickly become one of the brand’s most iconic fragrances. Like the “little black dress” it […]

21.11.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays ·