Dungeness crab health advisory lifted along Central California coast

SACRAMENTO – The health advisory regarding Dungeness crabs caught along the coast has been lifted from state waters in all areas south of Latitude 38° 00’ N, nearPoint Reyes. California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Public Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith lifted this advisory today due to recent tests showing that traces of domoic […]

18.02.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Local News, Services ·

John Paul II had ‘intense’ friendship with married woman: BBC

By James Pheby London, United Kingdom | AFP |   – Pope John Paul II had a close relationship with a married woman which lasted over 30 years according to letters which feature in a documentary being shown by the BBC on Monday. The documentary does not claim he broke his vow of celibacy with Polish-born philosopher and writer Anna-Teresa […]

18.02.2016 · Filled under: World News ·

Chiz hopeful of favorable SC ruling for Poe in March

PANGASINAN—Independent vice-presidential candidate Sen. Francis “Chiz” Escudero is looking forward to a favorable Supreme Court ruling for his presidential running mate Sen. Grace Poe as they expect the high court to hand down its decision next month. During the campaign sortie of the Partido Galing at Puso in vote-rich Pangasinan province, Escudero said the SC […]

18.02.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
DNA rice breakthrough raises ‘green revolution’ hopes

DNA rice breakthrough raises ‘green revolution’ hopes

By Cecil Morella LOS BAÑOS, Philippines | AFP   – Rice-growing techniques learned through thousands of years of trial and error are about to be turbocharged with DNA technology in a breakthrough hailed by scientists as a potential second “green revolution”. Over the next few years farmers are expected to have new genome sequencing technology at their disposal, helping […]

18.02.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
LA 2024 bid unveils Olympic logo, sunny slogan

LA 2024 bid unveils Olympic logo, sunny slogan

Los Angeles, United States | AFP |   – Los Angeles 2024 Olympic bid chiefs unveiled an official logo of an angel basking in rays of Californian sunshine on Tuesday as the city cranked up its campaign to stage the games for a third time. The brightly colored logo is accompanied by an official slogan, urging people to “Follow the […]

18.02.2016 · Filled under: Local News, Sports & Recreation ·
Get the Spring/Summer 2016 catwalk look with Giorgio Armani’s ‘Runway’ make-up collection

Get the Spring/Summer 2016 catwalk look with Giorgio Armani’s ‘Runway’ make-up collection

The Italian fashion house is back with another make-up collection inspired by one of its catwalk shows. Created backstage at the SS16 show, this season’s Armani “Runway” collection features four new products and launches internationally on February 22. For an easy way to recreate catwalk make-up looks, Giorgio Armani’s “Runway” collection puts a selection of […]

16.02.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Lifestyle ·
Cliffhanger presidential election race begins

Cliffhanger presidential election race begins

By Karl Malakunas Manila, Philippines | AFP |  − A cliffhanger race to lead the Philippines began Tuesday with emotion-charged rallies by a dead movie star’s adopted daughter, a politician who brags about killing criminals and other top contenders. The three-month election campaign got under way with four aspirants standing a genuine chance of succeeding popular President Benigno Aquino, […]

16.02.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Center seeks more space to save monkey-eating Philippine eagle

Center seeks more space to save monkey-eating Philippine eagle

Manila, Philippines | AFP |   − A Philippine breeding centre trying to save the country’s critically endangered monkey-eating eagle has been so successful it is now scrambling for space, officials said Monday. Another eaglet was hatched last week, the second in barely three months, helping the giant bird’s fight against extinction. The chick, born from the natural mating of […]

16.02.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Detection of gravitational waves would open new window on universe

Detection of gravitational waves would open new window on universe

By Jean-Louis Santini Washington, United States | AFP |   − The first-ever detection of gravitational waves, which scientists could announce Thursday, would open a new window on the universe and its most violent phenomena. Scientists will hold a press conference Thursday to discuss the latest in their hunt for these waves, whose existence Albert Einstein predicted in his theory […]

16.02.2016 · Filled under: Environment, Science & Technology, U.S. News ·
Sam Milby records new album

Sam Milby records new album

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Sam Milby has returned to his first love. On Instagram, Milby shared that he is back to making music and will soon release a new album under Star Music. Milby released his last album “Be Mine” five years ago. According to his manager Erickson Raymundo, Milby’s album will include “Tunay Na Pag […]

16.02.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
Lexus hybrid sports coupé set for Geneva debut

Lexus hybrid sports coupé set for Geneva debut

Toyota’s luxury marque, Lexus will be taking the wraps off a production-ready hybrid version of its flagship LC 500 that promises greater enjoyment as well as lower emissions. It will be badged the LC500h to avoid any confusion and will use the company’s new multi-stage hybrid system so that it offers more than simply greater […]

16.02.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
The red lip makes a comeback at the BAFTAs

The red lip makes a comeback at the BAFTAs

If the BAFTA Awards on Sunday taught us anything, it is that the classic red lip is back on point. We have been seeing less of the red lip over the past few seasons, as softer pinks and rich browns came back into fashion. But as the stars at the 69th edition of the British […]

“ISTRUKTURA 2″ 3rd Solo Show

“ISTRUKTURA 2″ 3rd Solo Show

“ISTRUKTURA 2″ 3rd Solo Show By: Jose Johann Bitancor Mar 1- April 2, 2016 Recep: March 12 (Sat) 6:30- 9pm Jack London Square Realty 311 Oak Street, Suite 116 Oakland CA 94607 Biography: Jose Johann Bitancor is a Filipino painter and graphic designer with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Far Eastern University in the Philippines. Prior […]

16.02.2016 · Filled under: Art, Happenings ·
Tax relief available for business owners affected by Aliso Canyon gas leak

Tax relief available for business owners affected by Aliso Canyon gas leak

Sacramento – The California State Board of Equalization (BOE) has announced that business owners and fee payers impacted by the gas leak in Aliso Canyon may request an extension to file their tax returns and for relief from penalties and/or interest on some taxes and fees. The gas leak was discovered on October 23, 2015, and Governor Jerry […]

16.02.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Depression linked to genes inherited from Neanderthals: study

Depression linked to genes inherited from Neanderthals: study

If you can’t seem to quit smoking, or have a tendency to become depressed, you might be able to blame your Neanderthal heritage. After a massive study linking tens of thousands of modern people’s medical records to their genetic histories, certain genes inherited from Neanderthals have been linked to psychiatric disorders, blood clotting and addictive […]

15.02.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Bedans of SoCal induction April 16

Bedans of SoCal induction April 16

San Beda College Alumni Association of Southern California (SBCAASC) is having their 34th Annual Induction Ball on April 16, 2016(Saturday) to be held at Anaheim Marriott Suites located at 12015 Harbor Blvd., Garden Grove, CA 92840 from 6:00 pm to midnight. This annual event is one of their ongoing yearly event to help indigent students in the Philippines […]

15.02.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Lady Gaga readies experimental Grammy tribute to Bowie

Lady Gaga readies experimental Grammy tribute to Bowie

Lady Gaga is promising a technologically ambitious, “multisensory” David Bowie tribute at the Grammy Awards she hopes will befit the famously experimental rock legend. The music industry’s biggest night takes place Monday barely a month after the shocking death of Bowie, who over his half-century career became one of the most influential figures in pop […]

15.02.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Bond No.9 releases new Madison Avenue-themed fragrance

Bond No.9 releases new Madison Avenue-themed fragrance

US fragrance house Bond No.9 is set to release a new scent honoring New York City’s iconic Madison Avenue. The fragrance, titled “Madison Avenue”, is being marketed as the brand’s first-ever “shopping scent”. It is set to launch just in time for the Spring / Summer 2016 collections. Featuring fresh chypre, a citrusy-woody-mossy fragrance breed […]

15.02.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Beckhams unite for Valentine’s Day NY fashion show

Beckhams unite for Valentine’s Day NY fashion show

Victoria Beckham sent a boyish yet fine-tailored feminine collection down the New York runway on Valentine’s Day, winning lavish praise and supported by her beaming husband and four children in the front row. Vogue editor in chief Anna Wintour led fashionistas braving minus 12 degrees Celsius (11 degrees Fahrenheit) to scurry inside and warm up […]

15.02.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, International Stars, Lifestyle ·
Eating breakfast can boost activity levels says new study

Eating breakfast can boost activity levels says new study

A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has found that eating breakfast could help obese people improve their health by prompting them to become more active.  The study, carried out by researchers at the University of Bath, UK, looked at a possible link between breakfast, body weight and health and builds on previous […]

15.02.2016 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle ·