Twelfth Annual Autumn Festival Brings Magic and Beauty of the Fall Season to Aquarium of the Pacific

Twelfth Annual Autumn Festival Brings Magic and Beauty of the Fall Season to Aquarium of the Pacific

Celebrate the arts, cuisines, and cultures of China, Japan, Korea, and the Philippines on November 9-10, 2013, at the Aquarium WHAT: In China, people celebrate the Moon Festival. In Japan, regional harvest festivals, or matsuri, are held. Chuseok is the traditional Korean fall festival. Celebrate the magic of fall through the arts, cuisines, and cultures […]

23.10.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
L.A. City Council proclaims October 2013 as Fil-Am Histroy/Heritage Month

L.A. City Council proclaims October 2013 as Fil-Am Histroy/Heritage Month

Los Angeles, 21 October 2013 – The Los Angeles City Council, led by Councilmembers Mitch O’Farrell and Jose Huizar, honored the Filipino American community in Los Angeles by presenting a Resolution proclaiming October 2013 as Filipino-American History/Heritage Month.  Members of the City Council praised the Filipino-American community for its achievements, contributions and the 426 years of historical presence […]

23.10.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
PHL Consulate General commemorates 69th Anniv. of Leyte Landing

PHL Consulate General commemorates 69th Anniv. of Leyte Landing

Los Angeles, 21 October 2013 – The Philippine Consulate General commemorated the 69th Anniversary of the Leyte Landing and Philippine Liberation in the Second World War with a public program at the Rizal Hall preceded by the launching of the Exhibit of Philippine Liberation Memorabilia and Photos at the Sentro Rizal on 19 October 2013. The event was organized […]

23.10.2013 · Filled under: Local News, Photos ·
A Technology Surge for HealthCare.gov

A Technology Surge for HealthCare.gov

By Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services Today, we are announcing key steps the Department is taking as part of a tech surge to continue to improve the consumer experience on HealthCare.gov. First, I am very pleased to announce we are bringing management expert and former CEO and Chairman of two publicly traded […]

23.10.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
Books still beat tablets for reading to children

Books still beat tablets for reading to children

(Relaxnews) – Over half of British households may now have a tablet, but when it comes to bedtime stories parents still prefer the feel of paper. A Talking Tots-commissioned survey of 1,500 UK parents with children under the age of five found that 98 percent claim to read to their children at bedtime and that […]

23.10.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Books, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Beckham to conduct ‘global digital book signing’ event

Beckham to conduct ‘global digital book signing’ event

(Relaxnews) – Sportsman and UNICEF ambassador David Beckham will be part of a global book signing event in London, Hyderabad, New York and Sao Paulo on October 30. The ex-Manchester United, Real Madrid, LA Galaxy, AC Milan and Paris Saint-Germain soccer star has a new autobiography around the corner. Fans can apply at facebook.com/Beckham/app_608627272528736 for tickets to […]

Johnny Depp on the set of ‘Mortdecai’ in London

Johnny Depp on the set of ‘Mortdecai’ in London

(Relaxnews) – The Hollywood star plays a character trying to get his hands on the Nazis’ gold in this adventure comedy. Lionsgate has announced that director David Koepp began shooting “Mortdecai” with Johnny Depp on October 21 in London. Gwyneth Paltrow, Ewan McGregor, Olivia Munn and Paul Bettany will also be in the cast of […]

23.10.2013 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Leonardo DiCaprio to produce ‘Blood on Snow’ adaptation

Leonardo DiCaprio to produce ‘Blood on Snow’ adaptation

(Relaxnews) – The American actor plans to produce and possibly star in an adaptation of a forthcoming novel by Jo Nesbo, the bestselling Norwegian crime author behind the “The Snowman.” Currently in the process of acquiring the film rights to “Blood on Snow,” Warner Bros. will enlist the help of Leonardo DiCaprio and his production […]

23.10.2013 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Bands to play at Tribute Two The Beatles at Josephine’s in Cerritos November 24

Bands to play at Tribute Two The Beatles at Josephine’s in Cerritos November 24

Several bands, most of which are composed of Filipino-American rock artists, will play Beatles songs on November 24 during the Tribute Two The Beatles event at Josephine’s Bistro Restaurant in Cerritos, California. Organizers said performing bands will include RockingChair Band, No Dice Classic Rock, the so-called “Beatles of Pinas” the Rubbersounds, the “young Beatles” the […]

22.10.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Why Enrique never courted Jessy, Julia

Why Enrique never courted Jessy, Julia

Actor Enrique Gil opened up about the reason he has not considered dating two of his recent leading ladies, Julia Montes and Jessy Mendiola. Gil explained that he never saw Mendiola, his leading lady in the defunct ABS-CBN series “Budoy,” as girlfriend material, citing his friendship with the actress’s ex-boyfriend, JM de Guzman. The showbiz […]

22.10.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
‘Fifty Shades of Grey’: Scott Eastwood enters the rumor mill

‘Fifty Shades of Grey’: Scott Eastwood enters the rumor mill

(Relaxnews) – The actor’s name has been added to a long list of potential contenders for the role of Christian Grey in the movie adaptation of E.L. James’s saucy novels, following Charlie Hunnam’s exit from the project. According to Justjared.com, Universal is considering placing Scott Eastwood in the title role of “Fifty Shades of Grey.” Clint […]

22.10.2013 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
BMW announces two world premieres for Milan Motorcycle Show

BMW announces two world premieres for Milan Motorcycle Show

(Relaxnews) – The German brand will be pulling out all the stops at the Milan Motorcycle Show, or EICMA, as 2013 marks the 90th anniversary of its motorcycle division. BMW will unveil the R nineT roadster and R 1200 GS Adventure 2014 for the first time at the show, in addition to showing off the […]

22.10.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring, Online ·
$4.5 million Lamborghini Veneno Roadster announced

$4.5 million Lamborghini Veneno Roadster announced

(Relaxnews) – The eccentric supercar company is set to build just nine convertible versions of its already exclusive Veneno hypercar, which was officially unveiled at this year’s Geneva motor show. While its competitors are busy experimenting with hybrid powertrains and preparing for a world in which even the crème de la crème of supercars use […]

22.10.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
McLaren confirms P1 performance figures as deliveries begin

McLaren confirms P1 performance figures as deliveries begin

(Relaxnews) – When McLaren unveiled the P1 prototype at the Paris motorshow in 2012 it promised that the hybrid carbon fiber car would be fast, but it has taken over a year of testing and refinement to reveal exactly how fast. Now as the first lucky owner collects his hand-built supercar at the company’s Woking, […]

22.10.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
Nokia wants to change consumer behavior with first tablet

Nokia wants to change consumer behavior with first tablet

(Relaxnews) – The Lumia 2520 is designed to be used all day every day rather than just during evenings and weekends. Introducing the product to the audience at Nokia World Abu Dhabi on Tuesday, the company’s CEO Stephen Elop talked at length about how the majority of tablet owners only use their devices in the […]

22.10.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Apple sued over iPhone iOS7 upgrade

Apple sued over iPhone iOS7 upgrade

(Relaxnews) – Proving that new design has the ability to polarize people, a California man is taking Apple to court over its iOS7 iPhone and iPad operating system. Mark Menacher has filed a small-claims complaint against Apple’s CEO Tim Cook in the Superior Court of California in San Diego because he wants iOS7 removed from all of […]

22.10.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Organic MC Hair Care 15% Off Promo!

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21.10.2013 · Filled under: Discounts, Promotions ·
Philippine SSS Conducts Outreach Mission in Los Angeles

Philippine SSS Conducts Outreach Mission in Los Angeles

The Social Security System (SSS) kicked off their 12-day outreach mission to eight North American cities with a community briefing at the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles on Friday, 11 October 2013. President and CEO Emilio S. De Quiros, Jr., led the SSS delegation accompanied by Senior Vice President for International Operations Judy Frances […]

21.10.2013 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
Americans warm to online dating, survey shows

Americans warm to online dating, survey shows

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Americans are growing more comfortable with online dating, and many are finding a spouse or partner in cyberspace, a survey showed Monday. The Pew Research Center found 11 percent of Internet users — or some nine percent of all American adults — said they have personally used an online dating site. That is […]

21.10.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Online ·
Philippine Consulate General Attends Filipino Cultural Night

Philippine Consulate General Attends Filipino Cultural Night

Los Angeles, 16 October 2013 – The Philippine Consulate General attended the Filipino Cultural Night at the California International University (CIU) on 10 October 2013. The Filipino Cultural Night was organized by the student body of CIU for better understanding of the Filipino culture and promotion of harmony and cooperation within it’s own multi-cultural community. Graduate students […]

21.10.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·