20 foreign language Oscar contenders to screen at Asian World Film Festival in Culver City

20 foreign language Oscar contenders to screen at Asian World Film Festival in Culver City

Los Angeles  2016 — – Twenty films submitted to represent their countries in the Motion Picture Academy’s Foreign Language Film category will be among the 34 motion pictures at the  which runs from October 24 to November 1 at the ArcLight Theater in Culver City. In association with CJ Entertainment, this year’s festival will include a special screening track […]

19.10.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Happenings ·
UCLA Pilipino Alumni Association Announces the Awardees for its 2016 Benefit

UCLA Pilipino Alumni Association Announces the Awardees for its 2016 Benefit

Los Angeles, CA – The UCLA Pilipino Alumni Association (UCLA PAA) will hold its 2016 benefit themed, “OURSTORY:  Celebrating Our Past, Creating Our Future” on Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at the Covel Commons on the campus of UCLA. This event celebrates UCLA PAA’s 25th anniversary, Samahang Pilipino’s 45th Anniversary, and the […]

13.10.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Los Angeles celebration underway for Filipino American History Month

Los Angeles celebration underway for Filipino American History Month

LOS ANGELES, CA — October is Filipino American History Month, and thousands of Filipino Americans from the Los Angeles area are expected to take part in one of the city’s biggest events celebrating their culture and history. The Filipino American History Month Los Angeles (FAHMLA) Coalition will host a diverse array of intergenerational and trans-intercontinental talent at the […]

12.10.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings, Music ·
Congen meets with Fil-Am WW II veterans

Congen meets with Fil-Am WW II veterans

Los Angeles  – Consul General Adelio Angelito Cruz was welcomed by the Filipino-American World War II Veterans at the Bob Hope Patriotic Hall in downtown Los Angeles, 27 September 2016. The meeting was organized by Filipino Veterans Foundation Executive Director Dr. Jenny Batongmalaque.  Special guests during the meeting were Department of Veteran Affairs District Manager Alberto Alpasan […]

04.10.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
‘Game of Thrones’ makes Emmys history

‘Game of Thrones’ makes Emmys history

Fantasy epic “Game of Thrones” made television history at the 68th Emmys on Sunday, becoming the most decorated fictional show since the awards began nearly seven decades ago. The HBO series picked up 12 total Emmys this season — nine awards in technical categories and three top prizes at the glitzy ceremony in downtown Los […]

19.09.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·

Nursing Home, doctors in illegal patient-transfer scheme pay over $3.5-M

LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles nursing home and two physicians who worked at the facility have paid $3,563,140 to resolve civil allegations that they participated in a scheme to improperly transfer patients recruited from the “Skid Row” district to a hospital for medically unnecessary services, and then transfer the patients from the hospital to the […]

12.09.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Fil-Ams honor end of  Buwan ng Wika, Magsaysay’s birthday

Fil-Ams honor end of Buwan ng Wika, Magsaysay’s birthday

By Abner Galino At the Historic Filipinotown (HFT) in Los Angeles, this year’s Buwan ng Wika did not lapse so silently. Thanks to some kindred souls who, at the close of the month of August, managed to put up a modest presentation that highlighted the significance of the BuwanngWika even among expatriates. At the start […]

10.09.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·
BMW to show its racer side at LA’s Petersen Museum

BMW to show its racer side at LA’s Petersen Museum

A new exhibition — “BMW: 100 Years of Performance” — set to open at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, California on September 1 aims to highlight the German carmaker’s on-track innovation as part of its centenary year celebrations. The cars assembled will include a 1970 Alpina 2002ti racecar and the year 2000 FW22 […]

01.09.2016 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Motoring, Science & Technology ·
UCLA Pilipino Alumni welcomes new students

UCLA Pilipino Alumni welcomes new students

Last August 20, at Cerritos Heritage Park, the University of California,Los Angeles (UCLA) Pilipino Alumni Association(PAA) proudly welcomed new Pilipino UCLA students by hosting an event that served as a networking opportunity for students, parents, and alumni. Students and parents spoke with alumni about what to expect during their first year at UCLA. Alumni offered […]

31.08.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·
33 US Postal employees charged for stealing and undelivered mail

33 US Postal employees charged for stealing and undelivered mail

LOS ANGELES – Thirty-three defendants were charged as part of a sweep targeting criminal activity that has victimized the United States Postal Service (USPS) and its customers. Most of the defendants charged as part of the sweep are USPS employees who allegedly stole mail, embezzled from the agency or, in one case, failed to deliver nearly […]

29.08.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Lynda A. N. Reyes exhibits in two LA venues

Lynda A. N. Reyes exhibits in two LA venues

Fil-Am artist, Lynda A. N. Reyes is currently participating in two art exhibits in Los Angeles. Her oil painting “Blue vs. Pink” is currently on view at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG) in Barnsdall Park until September 18, 2016. The gallery is located at 4800 Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles, California 90027. The Open Call exhibit is […]

24.08.2016 · Filled under: Art, Happenings, Local News ·
14th Historic Filipinotown Festival, Saturday, August 06, 2016

14th Historic Filipinotown Festival, Saturday, August 06, 2016

Los Angeles- Let’s all come and celebrate. A TASTE OF BICOL at the 14th Historic Filipinotown Festival at the Silver Lake Medical Center (SLMC) on Saturday, August 6, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 6;00 PM. This year, the motif of the 14th Historic Filipinotown Festival will be A TASTE OF BICOL in honor of the Bicol Region, its food […]

03.08.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
DACA remains valid as Asians urged to avail immigration relief

DACA remains valid as Asians urged to avail immigration relief

By Abner Galino Contrary to popular impression, President Barack Obama’s executive action in 2012 to shield from deportation undocumented persons who came to the US when they were children, otherwise known as the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or DACA, remains in effect despite a recent unfavorable decision by the US Supreme Court on the […]

01.08.2016 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
Beatles’ LA concerts to be released worldwide as album

Beatles’ LA concerts to be released worldwide as album

Apple Corps Ltd. and Universal Music Group have announced plans to release a new album from iconic British band “The Beatles”, showcasing three sold-out concerts they played at the Los Angeles’ Hollywood Bowl in 1964 and 1965. A companion to Ron Howard’s highly anticipated documentary feature film “The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years” about […]

20.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars ·
SSS to conduct on-site services in Los Angeles

SSS to conduct on-site services in Los Angeles

Los Angeles  - The Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles is pleased to inform you that Philippine Social Security System will conduct On-Site Services to be held at the Community Hall from 25 to 28 July 2016 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The following programs will be offered by SSS during the event: Registration (new):  Issuance […]

11.07.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News, Services ·
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents ‘Out Of This World’

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents ‘Out Of This World’

A cosmic family adventure light years beyond your expectations First-Ever West Coast National Tour Debut Blasts Off July 14th – August 7th Throughout Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA) – Prepare to blast off on an intergalactic adventure for space-age family fun as the ultimate circus experience launches into the future with Ringling Bros. and Barnum […]

07.07.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Happenings, Music ·
Mangyan artist holds one-man art exhibit in La Habra

Mangyan artist holds one-man art exhibit in La Habra

Mat Relox, a Mangyan artist, known for his impassioned portrayal of the bucolic Mangyan life and culture, will hold his fourth one-man art exhibit 7 p.m., July 2, at the La Habra Art Gallery, 215 N. Orange St., La Habra, Calif. The exhibit runs through August 2. Guest artists at the ribbon cutting and opening reception are Ed Gumamit […]

30.06.2016 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Happenings ·
Philippine Department of Tourism-LA and Majestic Vacations launch “Philippine Travel Gems” Facebook Photo Contest

Philippine Department of Tourism-LA and Majestic Vacations launch “Philippine Travel Gems” Facebook Photo Contest

LOS ANGELES, CA (Mabuhay) -– Beginning July 1 through November 30, 2016, the Philippine Department of Tourism-Los Angeles and Majestic Vacations are holding an exciting online promotional campaign: “Philippine Travel Gems” Facebook Photo Contest. These travel and tourism industry partners are teaming up with Philippine Airlines to get Facebook users and travelers to the Philippines […]

29.06.2016 · Filled under: Art, Contests, Destinations, Happenings, Offers, Online, Photos, Promotions ·
FYLPRO signs 3-year MOU with Ayala, DFA, launches application for 2016 Immersion Program to PHL

FYLPRO signs 3-year MOU with Ayala, DFA, launches application for 2016 Immersion Program to PHL

LOS ANGELES — FYLPRO representatives on May 18 signed a 3-year partnership with the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs and Ayala Foundation, Inc., which commences the launch of its 2016 Immersion Program application that would identify 10 Filipino-American young leaders to join an all-expense paid, week-long program in the Philippines, FYLPRO President Bea Rico announced […]

24.06.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·
Grand ball caps PHL Independence Day celebration in Los Angeles

Grand ball caps PHL Independence Day celebration in Los Angeles

By Abner T. Galino A GRAND BALL in a plush hotel symbolically capped the week-long celebration of the 118th Philippine Independence Day in Los Angeles. On a theme of “Pagkakaisa, Pag-aambagan at Pagsulong,” the Kalayaan Incorporated filled up the grand ballroom of the The Concourse/Hyatt Regency Hotel on Saturday night (June 11) with business and community leaders for its […]

16.06.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·