Jake Shimabukuro live show at Pechanga Theater

Jake Shimabukuro live show at Pechanga Theater

The world’s most famous ukulele player and composer, Jake Shimabukuro, will be performing live on Friday, October 5th, 2012, at 8pm in the Pechanga Theater, with special guest Nathan Aweu. Jake Shimabukuro’s life has always centered on the ukulele. He started playing the instrument at the age of 4 and became obsessed with it.  He […]

03.10.2012 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Stand Up to Bullying

Stand Up to Bullying

(Family Features) Going back to school can be stressful for many kids, especially if they have been the victims of bullying. According to Youth Ambassadors 4 Kids Club, an organization dedicated to eliminating bullying, a student is bullied every seven minutes in our country, and an estimated 77 percent of students will experience some form […]

03.10.2012 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
LOS ANGELES CITY RESOLUTION FOR CONGEN ARAGON

LOS ANGELES CITY RESOLUTION FOR CONGEN ARAGON

Los Angeles, 1 October 2012 – The Council of the City of Los Angeles presented to Consul General Mary Jo Bernardo Aragon on 28 September 2012 a Resolution commending the Consul General for her contributions and valuable, dedicated & compassionate service to the Filipino American community, the Office of the Mayor and the City Council […]

02.10.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
RIZAL MONUMENT UNVEILED IN CARSON

RIZAL MONUMENT UNVEILED IN CARSON

Los Angeles, 1 October 2012 – The very first full-size statue of Dr. Jose P. Rizal, Philippine National Hero, in Southern California was finally unveiled in a grand ceremony held on 29 September 2012 at the International Sculpture Garden located in Carson City, California. A poem recitation of “My Last Farewell” and the re-enactment of […]

02.10.2012 · Filled under: Local News ·
GREATER PALM SPRINGS TO HOST NATIONAL BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT OVER 2012 HOLIDAYS Visitors Encouraged to Attend and Experience 4-Day ‘MaxPreps Holiday Classic’, Dec 26-29

GREATER PALM SPRINGS TO HOST NATIONAL BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT OVER 2012 HOLIDAYS Visitors Encouraged to Attend and Experience 4-Day ‘MaxPreps Holiday Classic’, Dec 26-29

(Greater Palm Springs, CA) – October 1, 2012 – The nation’s top two high school basketball recruits will headline the field in Greater Palm Springs, California for the 2012 MaxPreps Holiday Classic, December 26-29. The annual tournament will feature 120 teams from 10 states (80 boys varsity, 24 girls varsity, 16 boys junior varsity) that […]

02.10.2012 · Filled under: Happenings ·
LP finally reveals senatorial line-up

LP finally reveals senatorial line-up

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – After staying mum for months, the Liberal Party revealed on Monday at the historic Club Filipino its senatorial line-up for the 2013 polls. The Liberal Party will carry the banners of incumbent senators Loren Legarda, Francis Escudero, Koko Pimentel, Alan Peter Cayetano and embattled Antonio Trillanes IV. Also included in the line-up […]

02.10.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Schwarzenegger hopes to save marriage despite ‘stupid’ affairs

Schwarzenegger hopes to save marriage despite ‘stupid’ affairs

By Michael Thurston LOS ANGELES, Oct 1, 2012 (AFP) – Arnold Schwarzenegger says he still hopes to salvage his marriage with Maria Shriver despite admitting multiple affairs, including one in which fathered a child with the family housekeeper. “I’m still in love with Maria,” Schwarzenegger says. The Hollywood star and former California governor, whose wife […]

02.10.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment ·
PHL ivory probe team blocked from church

PHL ivory probe team blocked from church

MANILA  (AFP) – Philippine authorities looking for religious statues made from “blood” ivory were prevented from entering a church where the banned items were allegedly kept, a government investigator said Saturday. A joint team from the Justice Department’s investigation bureau and the Environment Department were denied entry to the Shrine of the Black Nazarene in […]

02.10.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
3 cyclones to hit PHL in October

3 cyclones to hit PHL in October

MANILA (Mabuhay) – At least three tropical cyclones may develop inside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) for the month of October, a state weather forecaster said. PAGASA weather division chief Robert Sawi said the cyclones are most likely to make landfall in northern and central Luzon, and western Visayas. Sawi added that October is […]

02.10.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Cebu jailbirds perform ‘Gangnam Style’

Cebu jailbirds perform ‘Gangnam Style’

MANILA (AFP) – Philippine convicts who became famous for dancing to Michael Jackson’s hits have added South Korean spice to their repertoire, with a performance of the popular “Gangnam Style” rap. A video posted by prison authorities in the central city of Cebu on YouTube showed about 1,000 inmates clad in orange uniforms doing the […]

02.10.2012 · Filled under: Videos ·
Phoemela opens up on breast augmentation

Phoemela opens up on breast augmentation

MANILA, Oct 1 (Mabuhay) — Model-host Phoemela Baranda has a word of advice to women who intend to undergo any form of cosmetic surgery. “You have to be mentally [prepared], you [do it because you] really need it for yourself, you don’t have to do it for other people,” Baranda said during a press conference […]

02.10.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
President Aquino attends premiere showing of newly-restored 1950 film ‘Genghis Khan’ by Manuel Conde

President Aquino attends premiere showing of newly-restored 1950 film ‘Genghis Khan’ by Manuel Conde

MANILA, Oct 1 (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III attended Saturday evening the formal repatriation and the premiere showing of the newly restored internationally acclaimed Filipino film “Genghis Khan” by Manuel Conde. The Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP), the National Film Archive of the Philippines (NFAP), together with the La Biennale di […]

02.10.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Kim isn’t insecure about working with Maja

Kim isn’t insecure about working with Maja

MANILA, Oct 1 (Mabuhay) — Actress Kim Chiu isn’t feeling insecure about working with friend Maja Salvador on ABS-CBN’s upcoming series “Ina Kapatid Anak” despite observations that Salvador might outshine her in the primetime drama. “Hindi ko naman nararamdaman yon, saka idol ko talaga si Maja,” Chiu said. “Excited ako kasi ito ‘yung pangarap ko […]

02.10.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
‘Askal’ Cayetano has no choice but campaign alongside Jamby

‘Askal’ Cayetano has no choice but campaign alongside Jamby

MANILA, Oct 1 (Mabuhay) – She called him “Askal” or asong kalye at the height of their rivalry in the 2010 presidential elections, but now Senator Alan Peter Cayetano admits he has no choice but to campaign with archrival former Senator Jamby Madrigal in the Liberal Party-led coalition for 2013 mid-term polls. “That is the […]

02.10.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Bam Aquino, Cynthia Villar deny helping build political dynasties

Bam Aquino, Cynthia Villar deny helping build political dynasties

MANILA, Oct 1 (Mabuhay) – “We’re just a family with a history of public service.” This was how senatorial hopeful Paolo Benigno “Bam” Aquino – cousin of President Benigno Aquino III – countered claims that his family is building a political dynasty in the country. “If you look at the Aquinos, it’s not a dynasty… […]

02.10.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Despite presence of Marines, no ‘major troop escalation in Spratlys’: PHL

Despite presence of Marines, no ‘major troop escalation in Spratlys’: PHL

MANILA, Oct 1, 2012 (AFP) – The Philippine military said it had sent fewer than 100 Marines to help guard disputed South China Sea islands, while emphasising it had no plans for a major troop build-up in the area. Lieutenant General Juancho Sabban, head of the military’s western command which has jurisdiction over the area, […]

02.10.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
AFP: No threats amid alerts from U.S.

AFP: No threats amid alerts from U.S.

MANILA, Oct 1 (Mabuhay) – The intelligence units of the Armed Forces of the Philippines still have not gathered information on any security threats, amid warnings issued by different nations, including the United States. “We asked our intelligence units if there is imminent threat monitored in the Philippines…What we got is there is no imminent […]

02.10.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
DOJ raised alarm vs cybercrime law, but must now enforce it – De Lima

DOJ raised alarm vs cybercrime law, but must now enforce it – De Lima

MANILA, Oct 1 (Mabuhay) – As the sixth petition against the newly enacted anti-cybercrime law was filed with the Supreme Court on Monday, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima, vested by that law with sweeping powers that critics describe as unconstitutional, said she had expressed reservations about the provisions now questioned in court. But, she quickly […]

02.10.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Marcos widow Imelda, governor daughter, to run again

Marcos widow Imelda, governor daughter, to run again

MANILA, Oct 1, 2012 (AFP) – The 83-year-old widow of late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos will seek a second term as congresswoman, an aide said Monday, as the family seeks to extend a remarkable political comeback. Imelda Marcos plans to file her candidacy this week for next year’s mid-term elections to represent Ilocos Norte, a […]

02.10.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Annual Concert of Philippine Dances and Music Continues to Honor Founder’s Legacy  on October 27 and 28, 2012 at the Joan Kroc Theater

Annual Concert of Philippine Dances and Music Continues to Honor Founder’s Legacy on October 27 and 28, 2012 at the Joan Kroc Theater

The Samahan Filipino American Performing Arts and Education Center will present their 38th Annual Concert of Philippine Dances and Music at the Joan B. Kroc Theater, 6611 University Avenue, San Diego on October 27, 2012 at 8 p.m., Saturday, and October 28 at 2 p.m., Sunday. The Concert is dedicated in honor of Dr. Lolita Diñoso […]

01.10.2012 · Filled under: Happenings ·