LAUSD STUDENT’S WINNING BREAKFAST RECIPE TO BE FEATURED IN NEXT YEAR’S CAFETERIA MENU

LAUSD STUDENT’S WINNING BREAKFAST RECIPE TO BE FEATURED IN NEXT YEAR’S CAFETERIA MENU

LAUSD Launches Breakfast Recipe Contest for National School Breakfast Week LOS ANGELES — In honor of National School Breakfast Week (Mar. 4-8, 2013), Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) is launching a Breakfast Recipe Contest in search of the next student-inspired dish to start the morning right.  Sponsored by the District’s “I’M IN” campaign, an all-inclusive […]

04.03.2013 · Filled under: Contests, Happenings ·
Petron romps past Barako Bull to cruise to fifth straight win

Petron romps past Barako Bull to cruise to fifth straight win

The Petron Blaze Boosters led from wire to wire against Barako Bull to cruise to a 91-78 victory Sunday at the SMART-Araneta Coliseum. It was the fifth straight Commissioner’s Cup victory for Petron, who drew another stellar game from import Renaldo Balkman. The former New York Knicks draft pick posted 33 points, 14 rebounds, four assists, and four steals […]

04.03.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News, Sports & Recreation ·
‘Jack’ slays N. America box office

‘Jack’ slays N. America box office

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Big-budget action-adventure “Jack the Giant Slayer” crushed all rivals in its debut weekend, easily topping the North American box office, industry estimates showed Sunday. “Jack,” which stars Nicholas Hoult in the title role as a young farmhand battling giants to save a princess, raked in $28 million in its first three days […]

04.03.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Spa-Like Beauty at Home

Spa-Like Beauty at Home

  (Family Features) Feeling like you’ve booked a weekend at a luxurious spa resort doesn’t have to cost a fortune, nor does it require an appointment. You can create that magically refreshed feeling at home with a few simple pantry staples and a quick visit to your local drug store. Here are some ideas for […]

04.03.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
Turning your smartphone into a therapist

Turning your smartphone into a therapist

(Relaxnews) – Network operator Telefónica has showcased a linguistic analysis engine that can accurately compile a psychological profile of anyone making a phone call, bringing a whole new meaning to the concept of a mood ring. The Spanish company, which also owns the O2 network in the UK, was quick to stress that the technology, […]

03.03.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
Traveling by air has never been safer

Traveling by air has never been safer

(Relaxnews) – According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA) on Thursday, 2012 was the safest year in history for air safety. On average, there was 1 accident per every 5 million flights. Last year, 3 billion people on 37.5 million flights throughout the world arrived at their destinations safe and sound. Seventy-five incidents were recorded […]

03.03.2013 · Filled under: Destinations ·
De Lima orders Immigration officers to be on lookout for 3 ‘rescued’ Chinese drug suspects

De Lima orders Immigration officers to be on lookout for 3 ‘rescued’ Chinese drug suspects

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Justice Secretary Leila de Lima on Monday directed Immigration officials to be on the lookout for the three Chinese drug suspects who were apparently rescued by armed men while on their way to a court hearing in Cavite last week. Still unaccounted for are Li Lan Yan alias Jackson Dy, his wife Wang […]

03.03.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Savor a Satisfying Fresh Fruit Salad

Savor a Satisfying Fresh Fruit Salad

Salmon, Fresh Chilean Blueberries and Lemon Salad with Chive Vinaigrette Spinach Salad with fresh Grapes, Plums, Peaches and Kiwis Kiwi Vinaigrette (Family Features) Delicious taste, beautiful colors, packed with healthy nutrients – what’s not to love about fresh fruit? And with fresh fruits available all year long, you can enjoy them in mouthwatering, healthy meals […]

03.03.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Free Recipes ·
Escape to Pechanga Resort & Casino

Escape to Pechanga Resort & Casino

Pechanga Resort & Casino located in Temecula Valley is home to one of California’s most reputed, beautiful and multi-awarded golf courses: The Journey at Pechanga. Due to the popularity of golf in the 20th and 21st century, the craftsmanship and design of golf courses has become a highly competitive, artful craft that few have truly […]

03.03.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Photos, Sports & Recreation ·
Maria Menounos wears  Oliver Tolentino on live with Kelly & Michael post-Oscars show

Maria Menounos wears Oliver Tolentino on live with Kelly & Michael post-Oscars show

MARIA MENOUNOS wore a dress by Hollywood designer OLIVER TOLENTINO on Monday morning’s Live With Kelly & Michael show.   Menounos, co-host of the nightly entertainment news program EXTRA with Mario Lopez, chose the designer’s pale pink, 1950’s-inspired, silk organza see-through halter top cocktail dress with draped bodice and balloon skirt.  Live With Kelly & Michael broadcast live from Hollywood on the morning following […]

03.03.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
US teenager crafts early detection tool for cancer

US teenager crafts early detection tool for cancer

(LONG BEACH, California-AFP) – Jack Andraka catapulted from being a typical US teenager unaware of the pancreas to one with a cheap way to detect cancer in the organ before it turns deadly. “Through the Internet, anything is possible,” Andraka said while telling the story of his screening breakthrough at a prestigious TED Conference in […]

03.03.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
Active kids do better on academic tests: study

Active kids do better on academic tests: study

(Relaxnews) – A new study finds that getting kids into the gym or onto the playground could boost their grades. The research, to be published in an upcoming issue of the Journal of Pediatrics, found that elementary and middle school students who weren’t physically fit were more likely to fail both math and reading tests. “Schools […]

03.03.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
US teen designs compact nuclear reactor

US teen designs compact nuclear reactor

(LONG BEACH, California-AFP) – Eighteen-year-old Taylor Wilson has designed a compact nuclear reactor that could one day burn waste from old atomic weapons to power anything from homes and factories to space colonies. The American teen, who gained fame four years ago after designing a fusion reactor he planned to build in the garage of […]

02.03.2013 · Filled under: Home & Garden, Science & Technology, U.S. News ·
AFP on martial law: we all must learn from mistakes of the past

AFP on martial law: we all must learn from mistakes of the past

MANILA, Feb 25 (Mabuhay) — The military has welcomed the signing into law by President Benigno Aquino III of the Human Rights Victims Reparation and Recognition Act of 2013, which officially acknowledged that martial law, officially in place from 1972 to 1981, had wronged almost 10,000 victims of the Marcos regime, and vowed no repeat […]

02.03.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
AVOID FORECLOSURE WITH A LOAN MOD OR SHORT SALE

AVOID FORECLOSURE WITH A LOAN MOD OR SHORT SALE

There are many solutions available to homeowners falling behind on their payments. Most people think Bankruptcy as the only option, short of just letting the Bank take the home. Bankruptcy is a good option, and while it can strip off the second trust deed if the home is upside down in current value, bankruptcy cannot […]

01.03.2013 · Filled under: Legal Matters ·
Southeast Asian events in Southern California

Southeast Asian events in Southern California

Saturday, March 2, 2013 Masterpieces: The Remarkable Sculpture of Ancient Cambodia 2:00 PM Brown Auditorium Los Angeles County Museum of Art 5905 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90036 Free and open to the public.  No reservations required. Web announcement: www.lacma.org/event/distinguished-lecture   The Seventh Annual Distinguished Lecture on South and Southeast Asian Art, delivered by Prof. Robert Brown,professor […]

01.03.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
New Depeche Mode songs to be broadcast in Times Square

New Depeche Mode songs to be broadcast in Times Square

(Relaxnews) – English electro outfit Depeche Mode will be performing in the “Live on Letterman” web concert series in New York on March 11, showcasing, for the first time, songs from the band’s new LP “Delta Machine.” The performance will be webcast in Times Square and on the web. The “Live On Letterman” series is […]

01.03.2013 · Filled under: International Stars, Music, Online, Videos ·
Ongoing repairs keep Statue of Liberty closed

Ongoing repairs keep Statue of Liberty closed

(NEW YORK-AFP) – Damage wreaked on the Statue of Liberty by Hurricane Sandy has yet to be fully repaired, and it remains unclear when the New York icon will again welcome tourists from around the world. “We do not have a reopening timeline yet,” said spokeswoman Linda Friar of the National Park Service, the US […]

01.03.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, U.S. News ·
Volkswagen of Downtown Los Angeles

Volkswagen of Downtown Los Angeles

The American automotive industry has throughout its history endured a multitude of ideological and technological changes. In past years, America was known for its muscle cars, which were loud, roaring and powerful, yet they often lacked efficiency and handling. Volkswagen, though foreign in origin has become one of America’s most pertinent automotive manufactures. In more […]

01.03.2013 · Filled under: Motoring ·
Secrets to Raising a Happy, Healthy Cat

Secrets to Raising a Happy, Healthy Cat

(Family Features) A new kitten can make the “purr”fect addition to your family and provide companionship for years to come. Regardless of whether you’ve just adopted a kitten for the first time or are a seasoned pet parent, there are plenty of tasks to consider when it comes to cat care. To avoid becoming overwhelmed, […]

01.03.2013 · Filled under: Home & Garden ·