Steinbeck, Fitzgerald, Pynchon: Hollywood rediscovers American literary greats

Steinbeck, Fitzgerald, Pynchon: Hollywood rediscovers American literary greats

(Relaxnews) – Since the birth of the motion picture, novels have remained a constant source of inspiration for filmmakers around the world, who rise to the challenge of adapting great texts to the silver screen. Recently, Hollywood seems to be more infatuated than ever with classic literature, and in particular with 19th and 20th-century American […]

07.10.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
New reality series to send winner into space

New reality series to send winner into space

(Relaxnews) – In what’s being described as a partnership of titans, Sir Richard Branson has teamed up with reality TV czar Mark Burnett for a new series that will send the winner into space. In line with Burnett’s wildly successful TV franchise “Amazing Race,” “Space Race” will take the concept of cross-planetary treasure hunts to […]

Formula One: ‘Rush’ could help F1 break US – Button

Formula One: ‘Rush’ could help F1 break US – Button

(YEONGAM-AFP) – Former world champion Jenson Button says the success of Formula One film “Rush” could help the sport finally get a hold in the United States. Formula One bosses have long dreamed of the sport having the kind of popularity in the US that it enjoys in Europe. “It’s a really good film and […]

07.10.2013 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars, Sports & Recreation ·
12 REASONS TO CALL ME. My number is below.

12 REASONS TO CALL ME. My number is below.

Your first step in overcoming debt problems is recognizing you have a problem! If worries about your credit card bills or a pending foreclosure are keeping you awake at night, you probably already know you’re in over your head. Just cruising along, juggling credit cards, taking from one to pay the other is not a […]

07.10.2013 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen ·
Free Social Security Disability Screenings at Santa Monica’s Third St. Promenade this Saturday

Free Social Security Disability Screenings at Santa Monica’s Third St. Promenade this Saturday

Allsup sponsors Walk for Mental Health to kick off Mental Illness Awareness Week Belleville, Ill.—Oct.3, 2013—Allsup, a nationwide provider of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) representation, will offer free SSDI eligibility screenings at the Third St. Promenade in Santa Monica during the National Alliance on Mental Illness’ (NAMI) Walk for Mental Health, beginning at 8 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 5. The […]

04.10.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Nike launches glow-in-the-dark Air Max collection

Nike launches glow-in-the-dark Air Max collection

(Relaxnews) – Following the release of the much-hyped glow-in-the-dark Nike Air Max Thea for women, the megabrand has unrolled a collection of Air Max sneakers designed to illuminate your nightly runs. Nike says its Air Max has always been about visibility in that the shoe introduced wildly bold colors to running footwear in its 1987 […]

04.10.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
Football: 4.5 million World Cup tickets requested so far, says FIFA

Football: 4.5 million World Cup tickets requested so far, says FIFA

(RIO DE JANEIRO-AFP) – More than 4.5 million tickets have already been requested for the World Cup in Brazil, a week before the initial sales period ends, FIFA said Thursday. “This impressive total so far underlines the extraordinary level of interest in this 20th FIFA World Cup being played next year in the country of […]

04.10.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Sports & Recreation ·
Julianne Moore gets star on Hollywood ‘Walk of Fame’

Julianne Moore gets star on Hollywood ‘Walk of Fame’

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – American actress Julianne Moore received the 2,507th star on Hollywood Boulevard’s “Walk of Fame” Thursday, during a ceremony surrounded by colleagues from her career in film. Wearing a yellow dress and white heels, Moore unveiled her star, located opposite Hollywood’s historic Pantages Theatre, one week before the release of her latest film […]

04.10.2013 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars ·
Elizabeth Olsen joins ‘The Avengers’ sequel

Elizabeth Olsen joins ‘The Avengers’ sequel

(Relaxnews) – According to one of her future co-stars, the American actress has landed a role in Marvel’s “The Avengers: Age of Ultron,” slated to arrive in theaters in 2015. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Samuel L. Jackson, known in the “Avengers” universe as Nick Fury, confirmed that Elizabeth Olsen will be […]

04.10.2013 · Filled under: Books, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Health/fitness apps: Simply Being, iSergeant, Girl’s Diary

Health/fitness apps: Simply Being, iSergeant, Girl’s Diary

(Relaxnews) – Top health and fitness apps in iTunes charts around the globe include apps for meditation, interpreting your dreams, and military-style pushup training. Here are details on a selection of top ten iTunes free and paid health and fitness apps by country/region for the week, recorded on October 2. US: Argus This much-hyped app […]

04.10.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Health & Fitness, Online, Science & Technology ·
AARP launches first National Asian American & Pacific Islander Ad Campaign

AARP launches first National Asian American & Pacific Islander Ad Campaign

Featuring Key Community Leaders Tony Taguba, Ginny Gong and Floyd Mori Washington, D.C. – AARP launched its first national Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) advertising campaign featuring key community leaders Tony Taguba, Ginny Gong and Floyd Mori. Created by DAE Advertising, AARP’s Asian advertising agency of record, the ads will run in prominent Asian […]

03.10.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Don’t let the US shutdown ruin your travel plans with these alternatives

Don’t let the US shutdown ruin your travel plans with these alternatives

(Relaxnews) – Travel plans in the US thwarted by the government shutdown that has closed down all national parks and public museums? Here’s a list of alternative destinations that may actually help you discover hidden gems traditionally bypassed for the typical tourist hotspots. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Alternative: International Spy Museum, National Geographic Museum James Bond […]

03.10.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Environment ·
SSS cites five malls for public service

SSS cites five malls for public service

The Social Security System (SSS) conferred the “Bilib Kami Sa’Yo” Special Award to Robinsons Land Corp., Araneta Center, Inc., Masterpiece Asia Properties, Inc., Willin Sales, Inc. and KCC Property Holdings Inc. for prioritizing public service by enabling the creation of mall-based SSS Service Offices. Through the awardees’ generosity, members can conveniently transact with SSS at […]

03.10.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
Central Health Medicare Plan

Central Health Medicare Plan

Central Health Medicare Plan is a Medicare Advantage Plan currently serving 13,000 plus members throughout Los Angeles County, partial Orange County, and partial San Bernardino County.  Central Health Medicare Plan has been awarded the Senior Gold Choice Award for Excellence in Medicare Benefits Value in Los Angeles County three years in a row in 2011, […]

03.10.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Services ·
Philippine Consulate General Attends the 6th Anniversary of Maranaos in America for Peace, Integration and Advancement

Philippine Consulate General Attends the 6th Anniversary of Maranaos in America for Peace, Integration and Advancement

Los Angeles, 01 October 2013 – The Philippine Consulate General, led by Deputy Consul General Daniel Espiritu, attended the 6th Anniversary and Induction of Officers and New Members of the Maranaos in America for Peace, Integration and Advancement (MAPIA) held at the Community hall of the Filipino-American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA) on 29 September […]

03.10.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
California, New Jersey brace for the biggest  One Kapamilya Go on October 18 & 20

California, New Jersey brace for the biggest One Kapamilya Go on October 18 & 20

TFC’s largest event offers 15 stars in historic West and East Coast shows    REDWOOD CITY, CA, October 2, 2013 – The promise of the campaign is clear: “Pinakamalaki, Pinaka-sulit, at Super-sayang Kapamilya Event!”  Literally, ABS-CBN The Filipino Channel’s (TFC) biggest annual event, One Kapamilya Go2013, boldly guarantees to be the biggest, best value for money and super fun […]

03.10.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Trend report: makeup looks from the Paris runways

Trend report: makeup looks from the Paris runways

(Relaxnews) – After legions of nude lips and smooth cheeks in New York, London, and Milan, makeup got a little wilder in Paris. ‘Nude’ beauty has been one of this season’s big stories, and while plenty of big-name shows including Chloé and Balmain went for very natural, fresh-faced looks, Paris Fashion Week was been marked […]

03.10.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Photos ·
Eating a big breakfast may increase fertility: study

Eating a big breakfast may increase fertility: study

(Relaxnews) – Eating a hearty breakfast may boost fertility in women with a common menstrual problem, a new study suggests. While prior research has found that the timing of our meals can affect our weight, a new study announced this week shows that it can also affect insulin resistance and hormone levels. Making breakfast the […]

03.10.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
Tourists baffled and angry as Statue of Liberty shut

Tourists baffled and angry as Statue of Liberty shut

By Brigitte DUSSEAU NEW YORK , October 1, 2013 (AFP) – Where once she welcomed immigrants pursuing the American dream and more recently hordes of tourists, the Statue of Liberty stood alone Tuesday, victim of the US government shutdown. Thousands of frustrated tourists had the choice of a one-hour boat trip around New York harbor […]

02.10.2013 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
PNoy to hold first summit meeting with Korean president in October

PNoy to hold first summit meeting with Korean president in October

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Benigno Aquino III will be holding his first summit meeting with Republic of Korea President Park Geun-hye during a state visit on October 17 to 18, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Friday. According to a DFA statement, Aquino will be going to Korea upon the invitation of Park to […]

02.10.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·