Brown signs Huff CA Education Code Cleanup Bill

Brown signs Huff CA Education Code Cleanup Bill

SB 1211 closes Chapter on old funding mechanism and helps remove confusion SACRAMENTO: Legislation designed to amend the California Education Code by removing sections that were dropped during adoption of the Local Control Funding Formula is now law in California thanks to the Governor’s signature on SB 1211. Senator Bob Huff (R-San Dimas) introduced the measure […]

28.08.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Marvin Agustin turns alma mater into entrepreneur school

Marvin Agustin turns alma mater into entrepreneur school

Marvin Agustin has added another feather to his cap after he opened a school to teach the youth about entrepreneurship. Agustin established a school that will cater to incoming Grade 11 students who wish to study culinary entrepreneurship, business and entrepreneurship in the future. In a lengthy Facebook post, Agustin recalled his days as a […]

03.06.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
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 ·
Bonta authors plan to end child poverty

Bonta authors plan to end child poverty

Bill to identify, prevent, and heal childhood trauma receives strong support from CDF (Sacramento, CA) – At the State Capitol, the Children’s Defense Fund of California (CDF) released its 2016 plan to end child poverty, ensure educational equity, provide access to health care, and transform justice systems for youth. Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) authored a […]

28.02.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·
JFAV to lead Fil-Am vets rally Nov. 11

JFAV to lead Fil-Am vets rally Nov. 11

Los Angeles – The Justice League based in Los Angeles or the Justice for Filipino American Veterans, an alliance of veterans’ organizations, community advocates, youth and students announced that they will march for the fourth time in 15 years on Veterans Day, Wednesday November 11 in Hollywood, Los Angeles. The Justice League with 34 organizations endorsing the […]

09.11.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
2 Fil-Ams win in municipal elections in LA county

2 Fil-Ams win in municipal elections in LA county

By Nimfa Rueda LOS ANGELES – Two Filipino-Americans were re-elected to serve a four-year term on the city councils of Cerritos and Carson in Los Angeles County, according to semi-official results released Wednesday Mark Pulido, currently mayor of Cerritos, topped the city council elections for the second time. He drew the most votes ever recorded […]

11.03.2015 · Filled under: Local News ·
14th JFAV Veterans Day rally in Hollywood, Nov.11

14th JFAV Veterans Day rally in Hollywood, Nov.11

Los Angeles  – The Justice for Filipino American Veterans, an alliance of veterans organizations, community advocates, youth and students  announced that they will march for the third time in 14 years on  Veterans Day, November 11, 2014 in Hollywood, Los Angeles   to dramatize and remind America of their broken promises and unfulfilled pledges to our veterans and relatives. […]

06.11.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
ASEAN integration to have positive impact on youth

ASEAN integration to have positive impact on youth

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The integration of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations’ (ASEAN) will have a positive impact on youth, U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Philip Goldberg said Friday. He made this statement while speaking before attendees of the first-ever “ASEAN Youth Dialogues” sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in Manila. Goldberg also told the 100 […]

20.08.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Gluten-free diet could do more harm than good for those who don’t need it: study

Gluten-free diet could do more harm than good for those who don’t need it: study

(Relaxnews) – The term ‘gluten-free’ may lead some consumers to think they are getting an overall healthier option, according to new research conducted by nutrition experts at the University of Florida. Study author Karla Shelnutt, a UF assistant professor in family, youth and community sciences, says the gluten-free diet is popular with women trying to […]

31.07.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
Search to Involve Pilipino Americans presents kita tayo sa SIPA: Pagdiwang Ng Pamilyang Pilipino

Search to Involve Pilipino Americans presents kita tayo sa SIPA: Pagdiwang Ng Pamilyang Pilipino

LOS ANGELES – On Saturday, August 9, 2014, Search to Involve Pilipino Americans will present Kita Tayo sa SIPA: Pagdiwang ng Pamilyang Pilipino, a special summer event celebrating the Filipino family. Through Kita Tayo sa SIPA, we aim to build and strengthen our community by inviting community partners and businesses to participate in our event. […]

16.07.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Learning in youth may help brain later on, study says

Learning in youth may help brain later on, study says

(Relaxnews) – A study examining the brain cells of young rats suggests that using your brain at a young age — especially as an adolescent — may impact how the brain functions later in life. Rutgers behavioral and systems neuroscientist Tracey Shors, who co-authored the study, published this week in the journal Frontiers in Neuroscience, found […]

30.05.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Starbucks launches new tea with powerful tastemaker: Oprah Winfrey

Starbucks launches new tea with powerful tastemaker: Oprah Winfrey

(Relaxnews) – In a major celebrity collaboration, Starbucks has tapped Oprah Winfrey, the high priestess of US culture, to lend her Midas touch to a new line of teas. It was a big announcement Wednesday for the coffee giant and a major boost for the newest branch of its company, Teavana. Winfrey, a global media […]

Exercise can reduce depression in teens: study

Exercise can reduce depression in teens: study

(Relaxnews) – A very small new study suggests that exercise could help teens fend off depression. The British study involved three boys and 10 girls with depression who were enrolled in workouts with trainers three times a week for three months, HealthDay reports. Teens were also encouraged to exercise 30 minutes a day on most other days. […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
Nation’s Largest Free LGBTQA Youth Conference  Is ‘Coming of Age,’ October 19

Nation’s Largest Free LGBTQA Youth Conference Is ‘Coming of Age,’ October 19

1,200+ Youth and Allies to Attend L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center’s Free ‘Models of Pride’ Conference; Cast of ABC Family’s ‘The Fosters’ Scheduled to Appear LOS ANGELES, October 2, 2013 —More than 1,200 lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and ally youth (LGBTQA) from 150 Southern California cities and more than 120 schools are expected to attend […]

17.10.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Young women who drink face higher breast cancer risk

Young women who drink face higher breast cancer risk

(WASHINGTON, District of Columbia-AFP) – Young women who drink alcohol every day may be raising significantly their risk of breast cancer, according to US research published Wednesday. Each alcoholic drink a woman takes daily from when her menstrual periods start until her first full-term pregnancy ups her lifetime risk of breast cancer by 13 percent, […]

29.08.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Trailer: Ashton Kutcher becomes Steve Jobs

Trailer: Ashton Kutcher becomes Steve Jobs

(Relaxnews) – A trailer has been released for “Jobs,” the biopic about the computer pioneer. This two-minute trailer shows Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs, depicting his youth as Apple’s creator and some of his wildest experiments as well as his association with co-founder Steve Wozniak. Jobs’s success story is shown throughout the decades and up […]

24.06.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars, Videos ·
Among young baseball players, ‘dangerous pitching behavior’ is on the rise

Among young baseball players, ‘dangerous pitching behavior’ is on the rise

(Relaxnews) – A new US study finds that baseball injuries among youth are on the rise, with the risk of a serious throwing injury 16 times more likely than it was 30 years ago. Here’s how to keep your baseball-loving youngster safe. “Our research team and colleagues from around the country saw several recurring themes,” […]

18.06.2013 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·
President Aquino signs a new law institutionalizing the Palarong Pambansa

President Aquino signs a new law institutionalizing the Palarong Pambansa

MANILA, June 1 (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III has signed a new law institutionalizing the conduct of the Palarong Pambansa to improve the physical, intellectual and social well-being of the youth. Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte said during the regular press briefing in Malacanang on Friday the Chief Executive signed on May 27 […]

04.06.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
18,000 STUDENTS KICK UP THEIR HEELS ON THE MUSIC CENTER PLAZA  AT 43RD ANNUAL BLUE RIBBON CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL

18,000 STUDENTS KICK UP THEIR HEELS ON THE MUSIC CENTER PLAZA AT 43RD ANNUAL BLUE RIBBON CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL

Long-Running Arts Education Initiative Succeeds Despite Massive Cutbacks in Schools– LOS ANGELES (April 23, 2013) – As part of its commitment to increase access for youth to the performing arts and arts education, The Blue Ribbon of The Music Center presents its longest-running educational program, The Blue Ribbon Children’s Festival.  This event provides the experience […]

28.04.2013 · Filled under: Art, Books, Happenings, Music ·
Cardinal Mahoney blasted over sex abuse explanation

Cardinal Mahoney blasted over sex abuse explanation

By Michael Thurston LOS ANGELES, Feb 1, 2013 (AFP) – A US Catholic cardinal stripped of his duties said Friday he had not known how to handle child sex abuse claims as he did not learn about it in school, drawing withering criticism from victims. Retired Los Angeles Cardinal Roger Mahony said he was not […]

07.02.2013 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
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