Finally,  a $15 an hour wage and paid sick leave for IHSS providers

Finally, a $15 an hour wage and paid sick leave for IHSS providers

BY UDWA BLOG This blog post originally appeared on udwa.org. All across this state – from the streets of San Diego to the legislative chambers of Sacramento – home care workers have made our voices heard! For the past year we have rallied and marched alongside thousands of underpaid workers to make one thing clear: […]

31.03.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Bonta, supporters call for accurate data collection to address health, education challenges for all API subgroups

Bonta, supporters call for accurate data collection to address health, education challenges for all API subgroups

(Sacramento, CA) – Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland), author of AB 1726, the Accounting for Health and Education in Asian Pacific Islander Demographics Act (the AHEAD Act), issued the following statement after holding press conferences in Oakland and Sacramento to call for accurate data collection for all API subgroups. “Good data drives good policy,” Bonta explained.  “One way […]

31.03.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·
Obama’s tango partner dances to lofty record

Obama’s tango partner dances to lofty record

An Argentine tango dancer who made headlines for a sultry dance with US President Barack Obama has set a Guinness world record for tangoing on a platform suspended 60 meters (200 feet) in the air. Perched at eye level with the downtown Buenos Aires skyline, Mora Godoy took a whirl on a platform hanging mid-air […]

31.03.2016 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, U.S. News ·
Major League Baseball welcomes mobile technology with Apple

Major League Baseball welcomes mobile technology with Apple

The American Baseball league has struck a deal with Apple, providing iPad tablets and devices to teams and coaches to facilitate and develop in-game tactics. The tech giant’s devices will be on-hand to assist with the analysis of various game statistics, from player performance to weighing in on pitcher-versus-hitter matchups and possible outcomes as well […]

30.03.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Games, Science & Technology, Sports & Recreation ·
M&M fans invited to vote on newest peanut-flavored line-up

M&M fans invited to vote on newest peanut-flavored line-up

The company behind the beloved chocolate-covered peanut treats is asking its American fans to decide on the newest addition to the M&M family to celebrate its 75th anniversary. Dubbed a nationwide Flavor Vote, Mars Chocolate North America has given consumers the chance to pick a new flavor combination of M&M’s. Voters can express their choice […]

30.03.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
Armani launches trio of new fragrances

Armani launches trio of new fragrances

Giorgio Armani has announced that Barbara Palvin is the face of a trio of new perfumes, Acqua di Gioia, Air Di Gioia and Sun Di Gioia. The campaign for the new fragrances were filmed on location in Corsica, France, featuring the 22 year-old Hungarian model. Palvin has previously appeared on numerous magazine covers and walked […]

30.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Who is Hailey Baldwin, fashion’s rising star?

Who is Hailey Baldwin, fashion’s rising star?

Hailey Baldwin has been snapped up by IMG Models, meaning superstardom is surely within sight for the daughter of Hollywood actor and director Stephen Baldwin. But who exactly is the newest ‘It’ model on the scene? According to WWD, the teenage beauty has just signed a global contract with IMG, the agency that counts Gigi Hadid […]

30.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars ·
Disney releases epic new trailer for “Alice Through The Looking Glass”

Disney releases epic new trailer for “Alice Through The Looking Glass”

The new trailer for Tim Burton’s sequel to 2010′s “Alice in Wonderland” features cast from the original film and some new faces. This summer’s upcoming 3D blockbuster reunites Johnny Depp as the notorious Mad Hatter, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Michael Sheen and Mia Wasikowska as Alice. Entertainment source Deadline reveals that the sequel introduces Sacha Baron […]

30.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
Toyota moves mountains to improve mobility

Toyota moves mountains to improve mobility

Toyota is examining how to ensure older people — even in the most remote regions — can remain mobile and healthy with a new three-year project in Japan’s Aichi Prefecture. The Asuke Mobility Project is a 360-million-yen ($3.2 million) undertaking in partnership with Nagoya University that will do more than simply provide the city’s elderly […]

30.03.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Motoring ·
European consumers catch the video streaming bug

European consumers catch the video streaming bug

The popularity of Over The Top (OTT) video is growing fast particularly in France and the UK. According to new data released by Parks Associates on Tuesday, over half of UK and French (55% and 51%, respectively) broadband internet households are now turning to online channels for their TV and video fix. Until now, it […]

30.03.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Entertainment, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
JC de Vera launches debut album

JC de Vera launches debut album

Actor JC de Vera is now a certified recording artist as he launched his debut album “Stellar” under Ivory Records. “The whole album is about a dream. It started with a dream about a guy falling in love with a girl. Alam mo ‘yon kapag sinabi mong stellar, constellation, stars, kapag nagdi-dream ka at night, […]

30.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Roxas camp shrugs off SWS mobile survey; Poe ‘overwhelmed’

Roxas camp shrugs off SWS mobile survey; Poe ‘overwhelmed’

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The camp of administration presidential bet Mar Roxas on Friday downplayed the results of a survey showing Senator Grace Poe as the top choice among voters after the second leg of the PiliPinas Debates 2016 last Sunday. “I think it’s a survey through mobile phones. It’s not reflective of the real score. […]

30.03.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
S. Korea, Japan guarded over Trump’s foreign policy plans

S. Korea, Japan guarded over Trump’s foreign policy plans

Seoul, South Korea | AFP |   – South Korea and Japan offered muted reactions Monday to Donald Trump’s suggestion that, as president, he would withdraw troops from both countries and allow them to develop their own nuclear arsenal. There are nearly 30,000 US troops permanently stationed in South Korea and 47,000 in Japan, with little appetite for nuclear weapons […]

30.03.2016 · Filled under: World News ·
State confirms STD cause of Zika virus

State confirms STD cause of Zika virus

SACRAMENTO – California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Public Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith today announced the first confirmed case of Zika virus acquired in California. This case involves transmission of Zika virus through sexual contact with a Zika-infected partner who returned from a country where Zika virus was circulating, not from […]

30.03.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, U.S. News ·
Cut the calories when eating out in different types of restaurant

Cut the calories when eating out in different types of restaurant

Eating out can be tough for dieters following a weight-loss program since it’s all too easy to give in to temptation. In fact, a main course, a dessert and a glass of wine can easily add up to 1,000 calories. However, there’s no need to miss out on a great evening with friends, as it’s always […]

Wedding beauty: get prep underway a month before the big day

Wedding beauty: get prep underway a month before the big day

Booking the venue and the caterer aren’t the only things to take care of when planning a wedding. To avoid last-minute hiccups, time should also be set aside for hair, makeup, beauty treatments, hair removal and a good dose of pampering. Here’s a look at what brides-to-be should get on their beauty schedules to make […]

29.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
‘Batman v Superman’ pows box office with $170.1 mn debut

‘Batman v Superman’ pows box office with $170.1 mn debut

Two iconic superheroes zapped the opposition as “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” leapt to the top of the North American box office in its opening weekend with $170. 1 million, industry estimates showed Sunday. That mammoth haul made it the best March launch ever and the sixth-biggest domestic opening weekend of all-time, the industry […]

29.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
PHL puts Marcos jewel images online to teach about graft

PHL puts Marcos jewel images online to teach about graft

Manila, Philippines | AFP |   - Philippine authorities are staging an online exhibition of jewelry owned by late dictator Ferdinand Marcos and his family to try to educate a new generation about the corruption of that era. The postings on Facebook and Twitter by the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG) come as the family tries to extend its […]

29.03.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Escudero wants special detention center for youth offenders

Escudero wants special detention center for youth offenders

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – A separate detention facility exclusively for children and young people in conflict with the law should be constructed to better facilitate their rehabilitation, Senator Francis Escudero said Monday. In a statement, Escudero said he and running mate Senator Grace Poe plan to allocate funds for the construction of a juvenile detention center […]

29.03.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
How being a couple changed James, Nadine

How being a couple changed James, Nadine

Some say that if you find a job you love, you will never have to work a day in your life. Now, imagine landing your dream job and your dream partner. In a classic “hitting two birds with one stone” scenario, celebrity couple James Reid and Nadine Lustre are relishing their time together as they […]

29.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·