Philippines Showcases Tourism at the 22nd Festival of Philippine Arts and Culture

Philippines Showcases Tourism at the 22nd Festival of Philippine Arts and Culture

Los Angeles, 17 September 2013 – The Philippine Consulate General participated at the 22nd Festival of Philippine Arts and Culture (FPAC) held at Point Fermin Park, San Pedro, California from 07 to 08 September 2013. The 22nd FPAC is organized by Fil-Am Arts and is considered Southern California’s largest and longest-running Filipino cultural celebration and exhibit featuring Philippine […]

19.09.2013 · Filled under: Local News, Photos ·
Philippine fresh bananas available at Gelson’s and Walmart on 21 September 2013

Philippine fresh bananas available at Gelson’s and Walmart on 21 September 2013

The Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles is pleased to inform the public that Philippine fresh bananas will now be available at Gelson’s and Walmart beginning Saturday, 21 September 2013.  Since this is a first and initial shipment, the bananas packaged as DOLE SWEETIO BANANAS will be sold in the following: Gelson’s:  Encino, Century City, Tarzana, Newport Beach, […]

18.09.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
‘A Bug’s Light!’ Teaches Electrical Safety to Thousands of Area Students

‘A Bug’s Light!’ Teaches Electrical Safety to Thousands of Area Students

ROSEMEAD, Calif., Sept. 12, 2013 — A superhero insect is headed to 10 underserved elementary schools across Southern California Edison’s (SCE) service area to teach students about electrical safety through a live theatre production of

18.09.2013 · Filled under: Happenings, Services ·
Visit Malaysia and the Philippines for 5 nights starting at $1,950

Visit Malaysia and the Philippines for 5 nights starting at $1,950

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 bustling destination with tasty delicacies and […]

18.09.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Discounts, Promotions ·
The Music Center invites the community to “10 Times the Party,” free public block party celebration for Walt Disney Concert Hall’s 10th Anniversary

The Music Center invites the community to “10 Times the Party,” free public block party celebration for Walt Disney Concert Hall’s 10th Anniversary

– The Music Center Partners with New York’s Improv Everywhere to Stage Los Angeles’ First-Ever Public “Mp3 Experiment” – – 10 Ways to Party on Grand Avenue Include Dancing, Music from Los Texmaniacs and Pacifico Dance Company, Hands-On Arts Workshops and Special Surprises – LOS ANGELES (September 17, 2013) – The Music Center today announced […]

18.09.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Noted business leader, physician and philanthropist Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong to deliver keynote address at the Asian Business Association’s 37TH Annual Awards Banquet

Noted business leader, physician and philanthropist Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong to deliver keynote address at the Asian Business Association’s 37TH Annual Awards Banquet

ABA is Honored to Have One of America’s Most Prominent Business Titans On Hand to Join the Celebration! Los Angeles, CA – In a rare public appearance, Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, one of the nation’s most prominent entrepreneurs, business leaders, physicians, research scientists and philanthropists, will deliver the keynote address at the Asian Business Association’s (ABA) […]

18.09.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
All systems go for Kapamilya Run in Burbank, CA on Oct 5

All systems go for Kapamilya Run in Burbank, CA on Oct 5

ABS CBN Foundation International, TFC, AARP, Island Pacific & GoldMed Card team up  for historic multi-city One Run, One Philippines          Redwood City, CA (September 16, 2013) – Joined together by “Mga Kuwento ng Kasiyahan(Stories of Joy): The Grand Kapamilya Weekend” – an event celebrating the 60th anniversary of ABS-CBN, the largest multimedia conglomerate in […]

17.09.2013 · Filled under: Happenings, Videos ·
Frankfurt: top 5 supercar superstars

Frankfurt: top 5 supercar superstars

(Relaxnews) – In the constant stream of new vehicle announcements from the Frankfurt Motor Show, which takes place through September 22, supercar presentations never fail to stand out. Here is a selection of five models that stole the spotlight on the Ferrari, Porsche, Bugatti, Aston Martin and Lamborghini stands. Ferrari 458 Speciale Ferrari presented the […]

17.09.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring, Online, Photos ·
Variety Magazine gives glowing review of “Ekstra”

Variety Magazine gives glowing review of “Ekstra”

After Toronto International Film Festival screening, Vilma Santos-starrer now drawing crowds in 47 theatres in U.S. and Canada REDWOOD CITY, CA, September 16, 2013 –ABS-CBN Star Cinema and Quantum Films’ acclaimed indie film, Ekstra (The Bit Player), starring Philippine Star for All Seasons Vilma Santos has received glowing international reviews after it screened at the recently concluded, […]

17.09.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Filipino Stars, Film ·
Help your kids ace their tests with a salmon dinner

Help your kids ace their tests with a salmon dinner

(Relaxnews) – Want to help your kids improve their performance at school? Serve them a dinner of grilled tuna or salmon teriyaki, suggests a new study out of Oxford University. After taking blood samples from nearly 500 children between the ages of seven and nine, scientists found that levels of omega-3 fatty acids “significantly predicted” […]

17.09.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Gumaca Association celebrates its 25th founding anniversary

Gumaca Association celebrates its 25th founding anniversary

The Gumaca Association, USA, formerly known as Gumaca Association of Southern California  (GASCA) has recently celebrated its 25th founding anniversary. A formal dinner-dance affair was held on Aug 24, 2013 at the grand ballroom of Hilton Hotel in San Gabriel CA with an overflowing attendance. On the following day, the traditional annual picnic was hosted by the association at […]

17.09.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
CONSULAR OUTREACH IN DALLAS, TX 12 to 13 October 2013

CONSULAR OUTREACH IN DALLAS, TX 12 to 13 October 2013

Los Angeles, 12 September 2013 – A team from the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles will conduct a Consular Outreach Program in Dallas, Texas on 12 to 13 October 2013: Location : Lewisville Senior Citizen Center 1950A Valley Parkway Lewisville, TX 75067 Service Hours : 9:00 am – 12:30 nn; 1:30 pm – 6:30 […]

17.09.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
PHL CONSULATE GENERAL IN LOS ANGELES SUPPORTS U.S. DOL’S EDUCATION INITIATIVE ON WORKER’S RIGHTS

PHL CONSULATE GENERAL IN LOS ANGELES SUPPORTS U.S. DOL’S EDUCATION INITIATIVE ON WORKER’S RIGHTS

Los Angeles, 10 September 2013 – On the occasion of Labor Rights Week 2013, Consul General Maria Hellen Barber Dela Vega expressed support for the US Department of Labor’s (US DOL) initiative to educate Filipino migrant workers on labor rights. On 5 September 2013, Consul General Dela Vega chaired a panel discussion to discuss issues concerning labor, with the underlying goal of informing […]

17.09.2013 · Filled under: Local News, Photos ·
SCE Recommends Solutions to Help With High Summer Bills

SCE Recommends Solutions to Help With High Summer Bills

ROSEMEAD, Calif., Sept. 10, 2013 — Southern California Edison (SCE) reached a new year-to-date peak power demand of 22,534 megawatts (enough to power about 14 million average Southern California homes at a point in time) last week. With the high heat expected to continue sporadically over the next few weeks, SCE is offering customers solutions to combat high electric bills. “We’re […]

17.09.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
SSS Medical Mission

SSS Medical Mission

Social Security System (SSS) doctors, dentists and nurses offered free health services to members and pensioners during the SSS Medical Mission at the Members Assistance Center of the SSS Diliman Branch in Quezon City on September 4. The attendees benefited from various services such as medical consultations and blood pressure check ups as well as dental consultations and […]

17.09.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
Autism Speaks to Host Inclusion Events to Support Local Autism Community

Autism Speaks to Host Inclusion Events to Support Local Autism Community

IRVINE, CA—To raise awareness for autism, Autism Speaks will host multiple disability-friendly events, including the 10th anniversary Orange County Walk Now for Autism Speaks on November 16 in Irvine. Upcoming events include: • Electronic Recycling Fundraiser for Autism Speaks September 21, 2013, 10am to 2:30pm Parking lot behind Bourbon Street, 114 E. Commonwealth Ave., Fullerton […]

17.09.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
LIFE AFTER BANKRUPTCY

LIFE AFTER BANKRUPTCY

According to government statistics, 1.664,000 Americans filed for bankruptcy between September 2010 and September 2011. What does this mean? It means you are not alone! For many, bankruptcy provides a second financial chance. Although a bankruptcy filing will stay on your credit record for up to 10 years, it need not be the dire problem […]

17.09.2013 · Filled under: Legal Matters ·
AlkanSSSya launch in Boac

AlkanSSSya launch in Boac

The Social Security System (SSS) has partnered with the Caganhao, Amoingon, Balaring Tricycle Operators and Drivers Multi-Purpose Cooperative (CABTOD MPC) to enable the association’s members to regularly save part of their daily income for monthly contributions under the SSS microsavings program called the AlkanSSSya. 

17.09.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
New album of Beatles rarities set for release

New album of Beatles rarities set for release

(LONDON-AFP) – A box set of previously unreleased recordings and studio chat by The Beatles including early hits and cover versions is to be released later this year, their record company said Friday. The tracks from radio broadcasts at the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in 1963 and 1964 include 37 performances which have never been […]

13.09.2013 · Filled under: International Stars, Music, Online ·
Kirsten Dunst to headline the new romcom ‘Sleep With Other People’

Kirsten Dunst to headline the new romcom ‘Sleep With Other People’

(Relaxnews) – The American actress will be joined on the set by Jason Sudeikis (“Horrible Bosses”), Deadline.com reports. “Sleep With Other People” will follow the friendship between a good-hearted skirt chaser, with no intentions of settling down, and a woman who continues to commit to monogamist relationships in spite of her tendency to cheat on […]

13.09.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·