ABC School Board Member Lynda Johnson Re-Launches Re-Election Bid

ABC School Board Member Lynda Johnson Re-Launches Re-Election Bid

By Dan E. Nino Cerritos, CA — Gaining momentum as a surprise winner in her first attempt to run as  member of the ABC School Board winning by only 24 votes from her closest rival  two years ago, Lynda Johnson started early to re-launch her campaign for re-election. Political bigwigs and supporters from the cities that comprise the ABC Unified […]

30.09.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
4 Filipino documentary films, indie bands and exhibitors converge at OneFilAm Film Festival in Hollywood

4 Filipino documentary films, indie bands and exhibitors converge at OneFilAm Film Festival in Hollywood

LOS ANGELES, CA (September 26, 2013) – Filipino movie enthusiasts will be treated with an opportunity to see four critically acclaimed Filipino documentary films one after another at the OneFilAm Film Festival on Saturday November 16, 2013 at the Barnsdall Gallery Theater in Hollywood.  The films, which were official entries to various film festivals, will […]

30.09.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Jollibee, Notre Dame named SSS top employers

Jollibee, Notre Dame named SSS top employers

The Social Security System (SSS) presented the “Balikat ng Bayan” award to Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC) and Notre Dame of Cotabato, Inc. (NDC) in recognition of their exemplary performance as employers during ceremonies held at SSS Main Office in Quezon City. JFC, which operates several of the country’s top fast food chains — such as Jollibee, Chowking and Greenwich — and employs over 10,000 local employees, bested […]

30.09.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Inaugurates Renovated Special Exhibits Galleries with Traveling the Silk Road : Ancient Pathway to the Modern World December 22, 2013 – April 13, 2014

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Inaugurates Renovated Special Exhibits Galleries with Traveling the Silk Road : Ancient Pathway to the Modern World December 22, 2013 – April 13, 2014

Exhibition on the Greatest Trade Route of Ancient Times on View in Los Angeles during NHM’s Centennial Year Wrapping up a year of celebratory events and programs marking the centennial in 2013 of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHM), the completely transformed Museum will unveil a 7,500-square-foot temporary exhibits gallery, giving visitors […]

30.09.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Photo: Meryl Streep’s terrifying costume for ‘Into the Woods’

Photo: Meryl Streep’s terrifying costume for ‘Into the Woods’

(Relaxnews) – The American actress has been transformed into a rather convincing witch on the set of this adaptation of the hit Broadway musical, in production by Disney. In the film, which, like the original musical, brings together characters from a number of different fairy tales, Meryl Streep plays an evil witch, one of the […]

27.09.2013 · Filled under: Art, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Launching the Small Business Health Option Program Marketplace

Launching the Small Business Health Option Program Marketplace

HHS ramps up outreach and education efforts to small employers The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is ramping up its education and outreach efforts for America’s small businesses on the Affordable Care Act. In coordination with U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the Small Business Majority, Main Street Alliance, Business Forward, and the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the campaign will […]

27.09.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
Director Erik Matti of the Cannes Selection Film “On the Job” pays courtesy call on Consul General De La Vega

Director Erik Matti of the Cannes Selection Film “On the Job” pays courtesy call on Consul General De La Vega

Los Angeles, 26 September 2013 – Director Erik Matti of the film “On The Job” paid a courtesy call on Consul General Ma. Hellen Barber De La Vega at the Philippine Consulate General on 25 September 2013. Director Erik Matti was one of those officially selected for the “Director’s Fortnight” at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival for his direction of “On the Job”. The Hollywood Reporter described the film […]

27.09.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Launch of Kababayan Today at the Philippine Consulate

Launch of Kababayan Today at the Philippine Consulate

The Philippine Consulate General in Honolulu wishes to invite the Filipino-American community in Hawaii to a reception celebrating the launch of KABABAYAN TODAY on KIKU-TV on 3 October 2013 (Thursday) at 6:00 pm at the Philippine Consulate. KABABAYAN TODAY is America’s first and only locally-produced talk show for and about the Filipinos. Kababayan Today (formerly […]

26.09.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Oliver Tolentino makes a ‘big bang’ at the Emmys

Oliver Tolentino makes a ‘big bang’ at the Emmys

Hollywood fashion designer OLIVER TOLENTINO had big success at the 65TH ANNUAL PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS last Sunday night in Los Angeles when he dressed 2 of the Emmy nominees.   The first was MAYIM BIALIK, nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her work on The Big Bang Theory, and the second was […]

26.09.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars ·
Japan to open ‘world’s first’ inflatable concert hall

Japan to open ‘world’s first’ inflatable concert hall

(TOKYO-AFP) – A giant purple structure believed to be the world’s first inflatable concert hall is to open on Japan’s disaster-hit northeastern coast, promoters said Wednesday. British sculptor Anish Kapoor and Japanese architect Arata Isozaki created the unusual Ark Nova, a balloon made of a coated polyester material which has been erected at a park […]

26.09.2013 · Filled under: Asian News, Destinations, Music ·
BEAUTY MENU : Makeup dos and don’ts

BEAUTY MENU : Makeup dos and don’ts

By Marlou Colina Makeup dos and don’ts Starting this issue, I will be writing regularly about make-up, hair care and other topics relating to beauty. I will draw from my years of experience as a stylist, CEO and founder of the beauty salons that bear my name, and as the inventor of my own line […]

26.09.2013 · Filled under: Marlou Colina ·
SSS fetes pioneer AlkanSSSya partners

SSS fetes pioneer AlkanSSSya partners

The Social Security System (SSS) bestowed the “Bilib Kami Sa’Yo” Special Award to five informal sector groups or “ISGs” that were the first in their respective industries to participate in the AlkanSSSya Program during ceremonies held at the SSS Corporate Headquarters in Quezon City on September 9. Their role as pioneer ISGs helped pave the […]

26.09.2013 · Filled under: Environment, Philippine News ·
Miss Mangatarem’s AlyssaVeloria Soto Was Crowned as Miss Pangasinan-USA

Miss Mangatarem’s AlyssaVeloria Soto Was Crowned as Miss Pangasinan-USA

By Dan E. Nino Alyssa Lauren Veloria Soto, representing Assn. of Mangatarem Overseas Residents (AMOR) of Southern California was crowned as Miss Pangasinan-USA in a scintillating Beauty Pageant that coincided with Pangasinan Brotherhood-USA’s 35th Anniversary Foundation Gala Night at the Embassy Suites Anaheim-South near Disneyland. Miss Soto, 20, a junior Pre-Med student at California State […]

26.09.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Significant choice and lower than expected premiums available in the new Health Insurance Marketplace

Significant choice and lower than expected premiums available in the new Health Insurance Marketplace

A new report released today by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) finds that in state after state, consumers will see increased competition in the Health Insurance Marketplace, leading to new and affordable choices for consumers.  According to the report, consumers will be able to choose from an average of 53 health plans in the […]

26.09.2013 · Filled under: Services, U.S. News ·
Free Social Security Disability Screenings at Exposition Park Saturday

Free Social Security Disability Screenings at Exposition Park Saturday

Allsup sponsors Walk to Stop Lupus Now; will provide consumer information for individuals with disabilities Belleville, Ill.—Sept. 25, 2013—Allsup, a nationwide provider of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) representation, will offer free SSDI eligibility screenings at Exposition Park, Saturday, Sept. 28, during the Lupus Foundation of America’s Walk to End Lupus Now, beginning at 9 a.m. About 1.5 million people […]

26.09.2013 · Filled under: Giveaways, Services ·
Consular Outreach in Chandler, Az on 26 to 27 October 2013

Consular Outreach in Chandler, Az on 26 to 27 October 2013

Los Angeles, 24 September 2013 – A team from the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles will conduct a Consular Outreach Program in Chandler, Arizona on 26 to 27 October 2013: Location : Mekong Plaza, Suite 116, 66 S. Dobson Road, Mesa AZ 85202 Service Hours : 9:00 am – 5:00 pm The consular outreach program is being undertaken in cooperation with the […]

26.09.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Philippine Consulate General  attends 38th Annual Peñafrancia Festival

Philippine Consulate General attends 38th Annual Peñafrancia Festival

Los Angeles, 24 September 2013 – The Philippine Consulate General attended the 38th Annual Peñafrancia Festival held at Lincoln Park, Los Angeles on 21 September 2013. The 2013 Peňafrancia Festival is held to honor the feast day of Our Lady of Peňafrancia in the month of September by the United Bicolandia of Los Angeles (UCBLA), […]

26.09.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Watch: iPhone vs rifle in new calibre of smartphone-testing video

Watch: iPhone vs rifle in new calibre of smartphone-testing video

(Relaxnews) – Slow-motion footage of Apple’s latest object of desire coming off second best to an extremely large calibre projectile takes testing-to-destruction videos to a whole new level. YouTube videos detailing water resistance, drop tests and other forms of smartphone durability have become commonplace and the uncomfortable thrill of seeing what is often an object […]

25.09.2013 · Filled under: Home & Garden, Offbeat, Online, Science & Technology, Videos ·
Nearly sold out: Stylistics concert Oct. 5 at Pala Casino

Nearly sold out: Stylistics concert Oct. 5 at Pala Casino

WITH PEACHES & HERB, ELLA MAE SAISO V ENTERTAINMENT has reported that, with three weeks to go, tickets to the much awaited Oct. 5 concert of Stylistics with Peaches & Herb are going fast. Stylistics and Peaches & Herb will perform their well-loved hits on October 5 at Pala Casino Spa & Resort’s Palomar Starlight Theater. Special guest will […]

25.09.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Kuala Lumpur and Cebu 5 nights + air via Malaysia Airlines from $1,939

Kuala Lumpur and Cebu 5 nights + air via Malaysia Airlines from $1,939

Malaysia and Philippines – Rich heritage Experience Malaysia and the Philippines in a five-night trip to each country’s iconic scenery and natural wonders. In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, enjoy a tour that includes the National Monument, Independence Square (the heart of downtown Kuala Lumpur surrounded by impressive historical buildings), and a drive around Chinatown (a vibrant […]

25.09.2013 · Filled under: Promotions ·