Los Angeles Residents to Call for Greater Focus on Student Health; Increased Parent Involvement as “School Success Express” Bus Tour Rolls to Hollenbeck Middle School

Los Angeles Residents to Call for Greater Focus on Student Health; Increased Parent Involvement as “School Success Express” Bus Tour Rolls to Hollenbeck Middle School

New Fair School Funding Law Projected to Bring More Than $2.7 Billion Funding Increase to Los Angeles Unified by 2021  Parents and Students to Meet with State and Local Education Leaders To Shape Law’s Impact on Los Angeles Schools Los Angeles, CA – As part of The California Endowment’s 12-city School Success Express bus tour raising […]

30.10.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
Dantes, Alonzo, Gil shine in “She’s the One”

Dantes, Alonzo, Gil shine in “She’s the One”

Top-grossing Filipino romantic comedy now showing in 42 theatres in U.S. & Canada    REDWOOD CITY, CA, October 25, 2013 – Love in the digital age is not necessarily a novel topic in movies today.  But in ABS-CBN Star Cinema’s latest 20th anniversary offering, She’s the One, new life and a fresh spin was injected to the familiar story of […]

30.10.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
ABS-CBN Foundation Sagip Kapamilya Relief Efforts for Central Visayas

ABS-CBN Foundation Sagip Kapamilya Relief Efforts for Central Visayas

RELIEF EFFORTS – CENTRAL VISAYAS EARTHQUAKE October 22 – Sagip distributed relief goods to 6,204 families in municipalities of Loon, Tubigon, and Buenavista.  The runs were led by Erleo Bacabac, Angelo Angolo of RNG-Cebu, Regilah Gerona of BB163-Cebu, and volunteer Amelia Sumampong.  Relief goods were shipped from Manila to Tagbilaran via AirAsia; from Manila to Cebu via […]

30.10.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
One novel way texting may help you lose weight

One novel way texting may help you lose weight

(Relaxnews) – When it comes to losing weight, receiving motivational text messages could help tip the scale in your favor. While prior research has warned that spending too much time hovering over your mobile phone is bad for your fitness, a small new study suggests an upside to the trend. Dieters in a Weight Watchers […]

Half of single young adults eligible for the Health Insurance Marketplace  could get coverage for $50 or less

Half of single young adults eligible for the Health Insurance Marketplace could get coverage for $50 or less

A new report released today by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) shows that nearly half (46 percent) of single young adults who are uninsured and may be eligible for coverage in the Health Insurance Marketplace could get coverage for $50 or less per month. “The health care law is making health insurance […]

30.10.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
Starbucks teams up with Alice + Olivia designer Stacey Bendet

Starbucks teams up with Alice + Olivia designer Stacey Bendet

(Relaxnews) – The US coffee company has hired the New York City-based fashion designer to create two cool new limited edition objects. Bendet has created a limited edition ‘Bearista bear’, as well as a ceramic tumbler which will go on sale in Starbucks stores in the United States and Canada from early November. The designer […]

30.10.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Online ·
Make Up Trick for Halloween

Make Up Trick for Halloween

by Marlou Coilna Halloween is only 24 hours away. You get an invite to this fabulous party. You don’t have much time. You’re working on a budget. Tough. Well, you can still come up with a good Halloween look that can impress or delight, without spending too much on costumes and while using your regular […]

30.10.2013 · Filled under: Halloween, Marlou Colina ·
Karl Lagerfeld creates new accessories inspired by his cat

Karl Lagerfeld creates new accessories inspired by his cat

(Relaxnews) – The German fashion designer used Choupette, his Persian cat, as a muse for his Holiday accessories collection. A gift from Chanel model Baptiste Giabiconi, Choupette has become a pretty important figure in the Chanel and Fendi designer’s life. In fact, Choupette is so spoiled she even has her own maids, and a personal twitter […]

29.10.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Offbeat ·
Penhaligon’s presents Victorian-inspired holiday gift sets

Penhaligon’s presents Victorian-inspired holiday gift sets

(Relaxnews) – The English perfume house chose Victorian music boxes and mechanical songbirds as the theme for its holiday gift sets this year. Penhaligon’s is offering two versions of the songbird tins: one for women and one for men. Each of these intricately decorated gift tins contains five 5mL bottles of iconic fragrances from the […]

29.10.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Christmas, Holidays ·
Rachel McAdams headed for space with Keanu Reeves

Rachel McAdams headed for space with Keanu Reeves

(Relaxnews) – The Canadian actress is in talks to replace Reese Witherspoon in the futuristic romance “Passengers.” The star of Richard Curtis’s “About Time,” Rachel McAdams is negotiating the female lead in the forthcoming science-fiction film opposite Keanu Reeves, Variety reports. Director Brian Kirk (“Game of Thrones,” ” Dexter”) will make his film debut behind […]

29.10.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
A smartpen for those that still love paper

A smartpen for those that still love paper

(Relaxnews) – The Livescribe 3 automatically transfers handwritten notes to a smartphone or tablet screen but also has a capacitive tip so that it can be used like a stylus on any supported touchscreen device. Offering users the best of both worlds, the Livescribe3 is a premium ballpoint pen that, when used with a Livescribe […]

29.10.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Science & Technology ·
The villains of “Batman: Arkham Origins”: launch trailer introduces lesser-known faces

The villains of “Batman: Arkham Origins”: launch trailer introduces lesser-known faces

(Relaxnews) – Black Mask emerges as the charismatic leader of a criminal fraternity out for Batman’s hide in the Dark Knight’s 2013 video game outing, “Batman: Arkham Origins.” A prequel to the two previous “Arkham” title, as its name implies, “Batman: Arkham Origins” is also the first original title out of Warner Bros. Games Montreal. […]

29.10.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Games, Online, Videos ·
Trailer: Chris Evans returns as Captain America in ‘The Winter Soldier’

Trailer: Chris Evans returns as Captain America in ‘The Winter Soldier’

(Relaxnews) – Just ahead of the launch of “Thor: The Dark World,” Marvel Studios has released the official trailer for one of its most anticipated films of 2014: “Captain America: The Winter Soldier.” Chris Evans once again returns to the role of the patriotic hero, who remains disconnected from the modern world after being frozen […]

29.10.2013 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Is jicama the next superfood?

Is jicama the next superfood?

(Relaxnews) – This slightly sweet and crunchy root vegetable may lack the marketing budgets of acai and coconut juice, but it acts as a prebiotic to promote “friendly” bacteria in the gut. Plus it may boost collagen and fight wrinkles. Rich in vitamin C and minerals, jicama, also known as Mexican yam or water chestnut, […]

29.10.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Top local, authentic eats to try around the world: Lonely Planet

Top local, authentic eats to try around the world: Lonely Planet

(Relaxnews) – A 12-layer lasagna in Italy and a sticky, walnut and fig dessert jokingly referred to as “Turkish Viagra” are among some of the foods singled out by Lonely Planet as offering a great way to get a taste of local culture. The travel guide’s list of “best hidden foodie highlights” is part of […]

29.10.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Online ·
The sweetest, most delicious record-breaking chocolate feats in the world

The sweetest, most delicious record-breaking chocolate feats in the world

(Relaxnews) – The most valuable chocolate bar in the world is a hundred years old and embarked on an expedition to the Antarctic. The largest chocolate bar was created in the UK and weighed about the size of an adult bull. And to make the world’s largest hot chocolate, it took three hours to heat […]

29.10.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden, Offbeat ·
The right app at the right time

The right app at the right time

(Relaxnews) – Pitched as the lockscreen that learns, Cover is a contextually aware app, developed by a group of ex-Google employees, that learns a user’s behavior and understands physical location in order to sort apps and display the right ones at the right time on the lockscreen. So for example, at work, the calendar, LinkedIn […]

28.10.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Journey at Pechanga golf course celebrates five years and record number of golfers teeing off

Journey at Pechanga golf course celebrates five years and record number of golfers teeing off

TEMECULA, Calif. – (Oct. 7, 2013) – Opened in the midst of the worst recession in decades, Journey at Pechanga has traveled a journey of its own as a golf course. Celebrating its fifth anniversary this year and marking a record number of tee times logged so far for its entire five years, Journey at […]

28.10.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
One Kapamilya Go 2013 rouses thousands with world-class, coast-to-coast spectacle

One Kapamilya Go 2013 rouses thousands with world-class, coast-to-coast spectacle

TFC thrills fans with dazzling concert performances in Prudential Center & California’s Great America    REDWOOD CITY, CA, October 25, 2013 – “Sulit na sulit! Sana maulit muli!” It is with purposeful intent that One Kapamilya Go 2013 was billed as the apotheosis of the TFC Sama Saya series in North America.  Not only was it a fitting climax to the annual […]

28.10.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings ·
Bobbi Brown launches Old Hollywood collection

Bobbi Brown launches Old Hollywood collection

(Relaxnews) – The US cosmetics label has unveiled a new holiday season collection of products inspired by Hollywood’s most iconic screen sirens. According to makeup legend Bobbi Brown there’s a new rule in holiday season makeup: “it’s about what makes you feel glamorous.” For that reason the company has gone back to the glory days of Tinseltown for […]

28.10.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays, International Stars ·