Carson to mark 15th anniversary of 9/11 with patriotic tribute

Carson to mark 15th anniversary of 9/11 with patriotic tribute

City of Carson officials will lead the Carson community in patriotic tribute as the nation commemorates the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terroristic attacks. The event will take place on Sunday, September 11, 2016 from 5-7 p.m. at the atrium of the Congresswoman Juanita Millender-McDonald Community Center, located at 801 E. Carson Street in Carson.  The event is open […]

10.09.2016 · Filled under: Happenings ·

St. Lorenzo Ruiz Parish to celebrate Silver Jubilee Sept 17

The month of September promises to be an exciting time for St. Lorenzo Ruiz Catholic Parish Community, presenting two memorable nights of celebration, to commemorate their 25th Silver Jubilee as a parish. On September 17, they will present a musical play entitled Lorenzo Ruiz: the First Filipino Saint. This play will star Mat Ranillo III, a Filipino […]

28.08.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News, Music ·

Calidad Humana celebrates the Filipino spirit in DC

WASHINGTON, DC – Delegates and participants of the 2016 International Young Leaders Assembly (IYLA) gathered at the Romulo Hall of the Philippine Embassy for a special reception and photo exhibit of the book, Calidad Humana: Sharing the Filipino Spirit in the evening of 10 August 2016. Calidad Humana or human compassion, defined as a positive and wholesome attitude towards others […]

15.08.2016 · Filled under: 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 ·
FYLPRO holds info session in DC

FYLPRO holds info session in DC

WASHINGTON, DC – FYLPRO alums Melissa Medina and RJ Diokno led the information session on the 5th FYLPRO Immersion Program on 26 July 2016 at the Romulo Hall of the Philippine Embassy. Every year since its establishment in 2012 by former Philippine Ambassador to the United States Jose L. Cuisia, Jr., the Filipino-American Youth Leadership Program (FYLPRO) brought […]

31.07.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
PHL Museum of Natural History design celebrates nature, Science & Arts

PHL Museum of Natural History design celebrates nature, Science & Arts

WASHINGTON, DC – Art and science enthusiasts and members of the Filipino community gathered at the Romulo Hall of the Philippine Embassy on Friday, 15 July 2016, for a presentation by Architect Dominic Galicia on the creation of the new National Museum of Natural History in Manila’s Rizal Park. The Museum of Natural History will be housed in the […]

24.07.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Renowned Filipino Designer Rocky Gathercole vsits ABS-CBN Foundation’s Bantay Bata

Renowned Filipino Designer Rocky Gathercole vsits ABS-CBN Foundation’s Bantay Bata

AFI head praises designer for “Rock The Runway” fundraiser on July 28 in Avalon Hollywood HOLLYWOOD, CA  – A heartwarming lovefest ensued upon the recent visit of Rocky Gathercole, famed Filipino designer to the biggest music stars, to the ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya (Family Service) Foundation, Inc. or ALKFI. The designer to celebrities like Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Katy Perry, Gwen Stefani, Jennifer […]

20.07.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Happenings, International Stars, Local News ·
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 ·
FACC-SLAA holds workshop on social media marketing on July 11

FACC-SLAA holds workshop on social media marketing on July 11

Carson, CA – The Filipino American Chamber of Commerce South Bay will hold its second entrepreneurial workshop on Monday, July 11 at the Double Tree by Hilton Carson Hotel at 2 Civic Plaza Drive at 6:30 pm. The hotel is right across Carson Community Center. The business workshop will be conducted by Sweeney Mae, a […]

09.07.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Happenings, Local News, Science & Technology ·
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 ·
FASO concert taps Sylvia La Torre, Anna Maria Perez de Tagle as special guests

FASO concert taps Sylvia La Torre, Anna Maria Perez de Tagle as special guests

The Philippines’ legendary veteran entertainer, Sylvia La Torre, and her granddaughter, Broadway performer and TV-film actress Anna Maria Perez de Tagle, will be the special guests in the August 13 concert of the Filipino American Symphony Orchestra (FASO). La Torre and Perez de Tagle will perform a duet and solo numbers with FASO, the only Filipino […]

03.07.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, 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 ·
UST medical alumni grand reunion at The Beach July 3-5

UST medical alumni grand reunion at The Beach July 3-5

LOS ANGELES – The UST Medical Alumni Association of America will go back to sunny Southern California for its 24th Grand Reunion and Medical Convention after almost two decades. The event will be held on July 3-6 at the Hilton Long Beach at 701 West Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90831. All the jubilarian years […]

27.06.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Washington exhibit honors Filipina suffragists

Washington exhibit honors Filipina suffragists

WASHINGTON, D.C. — “It is worth noting that Philippine society has always been blessed with strong and powerful women who shape the course of our history. Filipinas are active in diverse fields, pouring their talents, skill, and passion into many areas of human endeavor. It is therefore no wonder that the Philippine Suffrage Movement in the […]

24.06.2016 · Filled under: Art, Happenings, Local News ·
PHL’s ‘The Dreamweaver’ wows audience at the 2016 Euro Asia Shorts closing night

PHL’s ‘The Dreamweaver’ wows audience at the 2016 Euro Asia Shorts closing night

WASHINGTON, D.C. – “The Dreamweaver,” the Philippines’ entry to the closing night of the 2016 Euro Asia Short Film Festival, garnered admiration and generated discussion from the panelists and audience on 10 June 2016. Film and movie enthusiasts gathered at the Embassy of Italy for the 5th and closing night of the film festival which featured nine short […]

21.06.2016 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Film, Happenings, Legal Matters, Local News ·
‘The Great Promenade of Philippine-American Friendship’ unveiled

‘The Great Promenade of Philippine-American Friendship’ unveiled

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Philippine Embassy proudly unveiled the “The Great Promenade of Philippine-American Friendship,” a mural by Filipino artist Dominic Rubio, and other works of art at the Chancery Annex building on 10 June 2016. Philippine Ambassador to the United States Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. and his wife, Madam Maria Victoria Cuisia led the unveiling […]

16.06.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, 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 ·
‘For His Glory’: An evening of classical and contemporary music for a cause

‘For His Glory’: An evening of classical and contemporary music for a cause

by: Rey Andres The field is ripe for harvest but unfortunately there are not too many people to do the harvesting because the act of doing so requires a lot of sacrifice, commitment and dedication. It has always been that since centuries ago when Jesus walked the face of the earth when he told His […]

APO-GLA joins this year’s edition of fashion for a cause

APO-GLA joins this year’s edition of fashion for a cause

Alpha Phi Omega Greater Los Angeles Alumni Association (APO-GLA) has joined the Miss Philippines-USA Organization and Assumption College Alumni Association in holding this year’s edition of “FASHION for a CAUSE”, now on its 6th year. APO-GLA is celebrating its 35th founding anniversary of fostering Leadership, Friendship and Service to the community at large. For this […]

19.05.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
PHL Consulate takes part in 12th Santacruzan at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels

PHL Consulate takes part in 12th Santacruzan at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels

Los Angeles  – The officers and staff of the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles joined the 11th Archdiocesan Filipino Marian Celebration of “Santacruzan” held on 14 May 2016 at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in downtown Los Angeles. The Most Reverend Archbishop Bernardito C. Auza Apostolic Nuncio and Permanent Observer of […]

18.05.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
City of LA announces  entertainment lineup for ‘Pacific Bridge’ concert

City of LA announces entertainment lineup for ‘Pacific Bridge’ concert

New outdoor event featuring prominent Asian Pacific American entertainers and performers LOS ANGELES – Councilmember David Ryu and the City of Los Angeles will be rounding off the end of Los Angeles Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (LAAPAHM) with “Pacific Bridge,” a high energy family-friendly concert that invites some of the most renowned Asian Pacific […]

17.05.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Happenings, Local News ·
4th Historic Filipinotown PHL Independence Day Parade June 4

4th Historic Filipinotown PHL Independence Day Parade June 4

Los Angeles – The 4th  Historic Filipinotown PH Independence Parade Committee (4HFTIDC) cordially invites all Filipino-American organizations to participate in the 4th Historic Filipinotown Kalayaan Parade on June 4 beginning at 9 a.m. Organizers said assembly time is scheduled at 8 a.m. at the assembly area in front of the Silver Lake Medical Center (SLMC). […]

12.05.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Happenings, Local News ·
Fil-Ams to hold centennial celebration for NVM Gonzalez

Fil-Ams to hold centennial celebration for NVM Gonzalez

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA – Friends, colleagues and former students of Nestor Vicente Madali Gonzalez, better known as NVM Gonzalez will remember him at a Centennial Celebration on Saturday, May 21, 2016. The event will be held at the Echo Park Branch Library located at 1410 W Temple Street, Los Angeles from 2-5 p.m. NVM was born […]

11.05.2016 · Filled under: Books, Happenings, Local News ·
City of Los Angeles celebrates Asian-Pacific Heritage month

City of Los Angeles celebrates Asian-Pacific Heritage month

By Myrna Aquitania Los Angeles City Council member David Ryu, Board of Public Works Commissioner Joel Jacinto, the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) and several other LA City Council members, celebrated the Asian-Pacific Heritage month at the City Hall on April 22, 2016. The month-long celebration, attended by various elected government officials,  Asian […]

07.05.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Lakambini ng Kalayaan Cultural Pageant June 3 at YMCA Glendale

Lakambini ng Kalayaan Cultural Pageant June 3 at YMCA Glendale

Los Angeles – The Lakambini ng Kalayaan 2016 is calling on all Filipino American organizations for participants in the cultural pageant of community organizations in Southern California slated for June 3, 2016 in Los Angeles at the YMCA Glendale located at 140 N.Louise St. Glendale CA 91206. This year’s main sponsoring organizations for the pageant is the […]

06.05.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·

Our Lady of the Valley Parish Church to Blessed Virgin Mary

CALIFORNIA  (Mabuhay) – Our Lady of the Valley (OLV} Parish Church in Canoga Park, California is dedicating the month of May to honor the Blessed Virgin Mary. The Filipino Ministry is leading the celebration with novena starting on  the 6th of May to the 14th. This will culminate at the Filipino Mass on the 15th, […]

05.05.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
PUP/PCC Alumni USA to hold 1st Global Reunion

PUP/PCC Alumni USA to hold 1st Global Reunion

LOS ANGELES – This year’s Memorial Day weekend, May 27 to 30, 2016 will be an exceptional weekend for the graduates of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines and the Philippine College of Commerce as they come together for a festive gathering for their first global reunion.The celebration will be held at The Orleans Hotel, […]

04.05.2016 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Johns Hopkins sympo reflects on PHL in 2016 and beyond

Johns Hopkins sympo reflects on PHL in 2016 and beyond

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Esteemed members of the government, private sector, and the academe gathered at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) for a symposium entitled “Philippines 2016: Governance, Growth, Development and Security” on 28 April 2016. Philippine Ambassador to the United States Jose L. Cuisia, in his keynote address, described the Philippines’ path […]

30.04.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Health & Fitness, Local News ·
Docu screening remembers The Delano Manongs: Forgotten Heroes of the United Farm Workers

Docu screening remembers The Delano Manongs: Forgotten Heroes of the United Farm Workers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As part of the 70th anniversary celebration of the establishment of Philippines-United States diplomatic relations, the Philippine Embassy, in collaboration with the Asian-Pacific American (APA) Film held a community screening of the documentary, The Delano Manongs at the Romulo Hall of the Philippine Embassy on 22 April 2016. The Delano Manongs tells the story of farm labor organizer […]

30.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Happenings ·
Street requiem Seattle benefits King County homeless

Street requiem Seattle benefits King County homeless

Over 150 local artists form mass chorus for fundraiser benefiting non-profit organizations working to end homelessness SEATTLE – “Street Requiem Seattle,” a spectacular choral work featuring 150 singers from 39 Seattlearea choruses and an ensemble of 14 local musicians, will be performed at Benaroya Hall on Sunday, May 1, at 7 PM. Ninety percent of […]

28.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Happenings, Services ·
Travelling exhibit for  victimized women opens in LA

Travelling exhibit for victimized women opens in LA

By Abner Galino A MULTI-RACIAL feminist organization has opened a travelling art exhibition over the weekend in a gallery in Chinatown, Los Angeles to honor women who were victimized in the society in different ways. Titled  Recuerdo / Alaala / ذاكرة / Remembrance: Earrings of Shadow and Light, would be the “first traveling art exhibition […]

20.04.2016 · Filled under: Art, Happenings, Local News ·
AHA to host free health and wellness day for Asian seniors April 18

AHA to host free health and wellness day for Asian seniors April 18

Event will offer free health screenings, healthy cooking demo and fun dance activity LOS ANGELES, CA – The American Heart Association (AHA) is teaming up with the National Asian Pacific Center on Aging (NAPCA) and Erasto R. Batongmalaque Foundation to host a health and wellness day for seniors in the Asian community on April 18, 2016 at the […]

05.04.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Health & Fitness, Services ·
Journey at Pechanga hosts for the 4th time the exclusive Kore 2016 Pro-Am

Journey at Pechanga hosts for the 4th time the exclusive Kore 2016 Pro-Am

Kore 2016 Pro-Am comes back to Journey at Pechanga on April 3 and 4, 2016. Pechanga is holding the tournament at their resort for the fourth year as the proud official sponsor. Journey at Pechanga is Pechanga Resort & Casino’s premiere championship golf course, already well known among many Asian golfers. This year, 26 talented LPGA golfers were […]

03.04.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Happenings, Sports & Recreation ·
LA to host All-Star Game for record sixth time in 2018

LA to host All-Star Game for record sixth time in 2018

Los Angeles, United States | AFP |   – Los Angeles was named by the NBA on Tuesday as the host city for the 2018 NBA All-Star Game, the record sixth time the Southern California metropolis will stage the event. The 67th showdown between elite squads from the Eastern and Western conferences will be played February 18, 2018, at the […]

25.03.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Sports & Recreation ·
Get up and walk on National Walking Day, April 6

Get up and walk on National Walking Day, April 6

American Heart Association, Union Bank to host group walk in downtown LA LOS ANGELES, March 23, 2016 – Heart disease is the nation’s No. 1 killer and stroke is the leading cause of disability. LA’s workforce can make a positive impact on their heart and brain health, starting with simple steps – take 30 minutes of the […]

24.03.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Health & Fitness, Sports & Recreation ·
2nd Lakambini Ng Kalayaan Cultural Pageant calls for participants

2nd Lakambini Ng Kalayaan Cultural Pageant calls for participants

Los Angeles – The Lakambini Ng Kalayaan 2016 is back in its full glory. And organizers of The Lakambini Ng Kalayaan 2016 are calling for participants to join the cultural pageant of community organizations that will take place on June 3 in Los Angeles. The winner of The Lakambini Ng Kalayaan will be the muse of the […]

18.03.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Contests, Happenings, Local News ·
3rd Traditional Holy Week Pabasa in Historic Filipinotown March 24-25

3rd Traditional Holy Week Pabasa in Historic Filipinotown March 24-25

Los Angeles – The FILAM International-USA, The Philippine Institute of Language, Arts and Culture (PILAC) and the Filipino American Service Group Inc (FASGI)  cordially invite everyone  to the 3rd Year of “The Pabasa” – the Filipino cultural tradition of reading The Holy Bible Reading by singing in Pilipino during the Holy Week. The Pabasa (Bible Reading […]

15.03.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
AF3IRM South Bay joins International Women’s Day March

AF3IRM South Bay joins International Women’s Day March

Long Beach, CA – Hazel Koons, coordinator of AF3IRM South Bay announced that the chapter will join the second annual International Women’s Day mass action on March 6 at 12 noon at the Los Angeles Police Department, 100 w. 1st  Street in  downtown Los Angeles. Koons said that a contigent of students, professionals from the […]

04.03.2016 · Filled under: Happenings ·
‘Bamboo Flowers’ charms US audiences at 8TH Bridges to the World Film Fest

‘Bamboo Flowers’ charms US audiences at 8TH Bridges to the World Film Fest

Washington, D.C. – “Bamboo Flowers,” a critically acclaimed film by multi-awarded director Maryo J. delos Reyes, charmed audiences during the 8th Bridges to the World Film Festival held at six separate venues in Maryland. The Bridges to the World Film Festival is an annual flagship event organized by the World Artists Experiences (WAE), a non-profit organization […]

26.02.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film, Happenings ·
Ultimate Heartthrobs Piolo & Sam with ‘Pokwang’ & Darren Live at Pechanga in March

Ultimate Heartthrobs Piolo & Sam with ‘Pokwang’ & Darren Live at Pechanga in March

Two of the most sought after young Filipino actors, both on screen, cinema and singing sensation, Piolo Pascual and Sam Milby – along with comedian extraordinaire, ‘Pokwang’ and budding male actor Darren Espanto, in one of a kind performance ever will lead the pack of performers live at Pechanga Resort & Casino on March 26 at 8p.m. and March 27 at 5pm. Pechanga Resort & Casino […]

24.02.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings, Music ·
“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 ·
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 ·
Celebrate Lunar New Year of The Monkey with lucky red envelopes promo, lion dance at Pechanga Resort & Casino

Celebrate Lunar New Year of The Monkey with lucky red envelopes promo, lion dance at Pechanga Resort & Casino

Lucky Red Envelopes Swipe & Win To enhance the festive atmosphere at the property, Pechanga lets players become even luckier with the “Lucky Red Envelopes” promotion this February. On Tuesdays and Thursdays in February from 1:00p.m. to 9:00p.m., Pechanga Club Card holders can swipe their member card at kiosks across from the Pechanga Box Office […]

‘Wild World of Orchids’ arrives March 4-6, 2016

‘Wild World of Orchids’ arrives March 4-6, 2016

Orchid lovers, flower fans and admirers of all things wild and wonderful, save the dates! On March 4 – 6, 2016, Santa Barbara International Orchid Show (www.SBOrchidShow.com) returns to Earl Warren Showgrounds in beautiful Santa Barbara, California. Thousands of blooms in every imaginable shape, color, pattern and texture, will be showcased at the show, one of the country’s largest and […]

25.01.2016 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Happenings, Home & Garden ·
It was ‘Showtime’ at the 127th Rose Parade

It was ‘Showtime’ at the 127th Rose Parade

By Abner Galino First, the news: Skywriters benefitted from a cloudless blue sky off the scenic town of Pasadena to trash Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Five planes circled the skies and wrote: America is great. Trump is disgusting. Anybody but Trump. The letters that formed out of white smoke spewed out from the planes […]

06.01.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Carson officials, Congen lead wreath-laying rites for Rizal

Carson officials, Congen lead wreath-laying rites for Rizal

Wreath-laying was led by Consul General Leo Herrera-Lim and the Philippine Consulate General Los Angeles staff; Carson City Council,  City Clerk and Commissioners led by Mayor Pro Tem Elito M. Santarina; Bellflower Mayor Sonny Sta. Ines, and Knights of Rizal. On December 17, 2013, the Carson City Council unanimously voted to establish December 30 of […]

04.01.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Embassy launches ‘Visit Philippines Again 2016’ in Iraq

Embassy launches ‘Visit Philippines Again 2016’ in Iraq

BAGHDAD – The Philippine Embassy is hoping to convince more Iraqis to travel to Manila in the coming months following the launching of the Visit the Philippines Again 2016 tourism promotion program in Baghdad. The launching of the sequel to the Department of Tourism’s successful Visit the Philippines 2015 program was the highlight of the […]

04.01.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Happenings ·
KOR-HFT marks 119th Rizal Day in LA

KOR-HFT marks 119th Rizal Day in LA

Los Angeles, Dec. 30 – The Knights of Rizal-HFT marked the 119th Rizal Day at Kapistahan Grill with a simple lunch and exaltation rites for new members and raising of 2nd and 3rd degree knighthood to old members on its 4th anniversary. Dr.Jose P.Rizal was executed in Manila on December 30, 1896 by Spanish authorities. He was sentenced to death by a […]

02.01.2016 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Panda Cares holds 8th annual holiday carnival celebration

Panda Cares holds 8th annual holiday carnival celebration

ROSEMEAD, Calif. –Panda Cares, the philanthropic arm of Panda Express and its parent company, Panda Restaurant Group, hosted its 8th annual Leader In Me Holiday Carnival on Friday, Dec. 11. Four hundred students from Encinita Elementary School in Rosemead, CA, were recognized at the event for their academic and leadership achievements in The Leader in Me program, a whole school transformation process created by FranklinCovey, […]

15.12.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
St. Lorenzo Ruiz Church Music Ministry concert Dec. 12

St. Lorenzo Ruiz Church Music Ministry concert Dec. 12

Enjoy an evening serenaded by the St. Lorenzo Ruiz Church Music Ministry, the children’s choir, and special guest performers, the Harana Men’s Chorus, at the “Rejoice! Maranatha… God is Full of Mercy” concert on Saturday, December 12, 2015, 7-9 p.m. This is the second major Christmas concert to be held in the church located at […]

09.12.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Red Cross, world leaders to meet on ‘most pressing’ humanitarian issues

Red Cross, world leaders to meet on ‘most pressing’ humanitarian issues

Geneva  – The humanitarian environment has changed dramatically in recent years, posing unprecedented challenges for humanitarian actors in delivering assistance to all those in need, according to the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement as its series of high-level meetings begins in Geneva. The Statutory Meetings of the Red Cross and Red Crescent bring […]

08.12.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Knights of Rizal-Historic Filipintown (KOR- HFT) announces The First Rizal Memorial Essay Writing Contest 2015

Knights of Rizal-Historic Filipintown (KOR- HFT) announces The First Rizal Memorial Essay Writing Contest 2015

Los Angeles – Calling All Filipino-American Youth and Student writers in California. The Knights of Rizal-Historic Filipinotown (HFT) announced on November 15, 2015 that will hold the first ever Rizal Memorial Essay Writing Contest for 2015. In California. Knights Commander Arturo Garcia of Historic Filipinotown (HFT) announced that the Rizal Memorial Essay Writing Contest will […]

01.12.2015 · Filled under: Contests, Happenings, Local News ·
Hollywood event pays tribute to slain journalists

Hollywood event pays tribute to slain journalists

By Nimfa U. Rueda LOS ANGELES – Filipino-American media groups held a photo exhibit and a tribute concert Sunday night (Monday in Manila) in the Hollywood area of Los Angeles to honor the memory of the 32 journalists killed in the Ampatuan massacre. The show staged by the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP)-USA Chapter at […]

29.11.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Happenings ·
SSS conducts outreach mission in Los Angeles

SSS conducts outreach mission in Los Angeles

Los Angeles – The Social Security System (SSS) conducted at one (1) day outreach mission at the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles on 20 November 2015. President and CEO Emilio S. De Quiros, Jr., led the SSS delegation accompanied by Senior Vice President for International Operations Judy Frances A. See, Vice President Maria Lourdes N. […]

29.11.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Nov. 22 concert to honor memory of slain journalists

Nov. 22 concert to honor memory of slain journalists

LOS ANGELES – Filipino-American media groups here have banded together to honor the memory of the 32 journalists killed in the Ampatuan massacre, the worst single attack on the press. On Nov. 22, members of the media will hold a concert and photo exhibit at the Celebrity Centre International in Los Angeles. The event will […]

17.11.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings, Music ·
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 ·
AARP returns as title sponsor of 5th Annual TOFA-NY Awards

AARP returns as title sponsor of 5th Annual TOFA-NY Awards

WASHINGTON, D.C. – For the second consecutive year, AARP presented The Outstanding Filipino Americans in New York (TOFA-NY) Awards on Saturday, October 31 at Carnegie Hall in New York. Created to recognize and celebrate the achievements of individuals and organizations that have raised the profile of the Filipino American community in a unique way, TOFA honored 15 exceptional individuals and […]

08.11.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
California Fil-Ams celebrate Larry Itliong Day with fervor

California Fil-Ams celebrate Larry Itliong Day with fervor

By Abner Galino THE celebration of the 1st Larry Itliong Day in California was a huge success. Thousands of Filipino-Americans came out and participated in a three-day marathon of community activities held in many cities around the state that started in October 23. Art Garcia, a prominent community leader in Los Angeles said the commemoration […]

29.10.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
La Union Association of SoCal to celebrate 51st Year and Golden Anniversary Nov. 7

La Union Association of SoCal to celebrate 51st Year and Golden Anniversary Nov. 7

LAKEWOOD, CA — The La Union Association of Southern California is celebrating its 51st year and Golden Anniversary with a dinner-dance on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, at the Lakewood Country Club in this city. City of Walnut Councilmember and four-time Mayor Antonio “Tony” Cartagena,is the guest speaker. Founded on May 31, 1964 in Los Angeles, the […]

27.10.2015 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Largest veteran job fair in Los Angeles County in Woodland Hills Oct. 22

Largest veteran job fair in Los Angeles County in Woodland Hills Oct. 22

(Sherman Oaks, Calif.) – The Valley Economic Alliance along with the California Employment Development Department  is hosting the 9th annual largest veteran job fair of its kind in Los Angeles County on Thursday, October 22, 2015 at the Warner Center Marriott Hotel located at 21850 Oxnard Street, Woodland Hills, CA from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Over 1,500 veterans […]

22.10.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Big ‘Scare’ Lake: No school night this Halloween means opportunity for a weekend getaway

Big ‘Scare’ Lake: No school night this Halloween means opportunity for a weekend getaway

BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif.   – This year Halloween is on a Saturday, which makes it an ideal time to get away with the little tykes for a grand “trick or treat” extravaganza in the mountains. On Halloween night, Big Bear Village becomes extensively decorated with jack-o-lanterns, cobwebs, flying bats, strobe lights, and other gadgets […]

13.10.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Halloween, Happenings, Holidays ·
Obama honors Fil-Am legacy in US defense, labor movement

Obama honors Fil-Am legacy in US defense, labor movement

White House event kicks off Fil-Am History Month By Nimfa U. Rueda LOS ANGELES – President Obama this week honored Filipino-Americans who “helped build and defend” the United States at the first ever celebration of Filipino-American History Month at the White House. In a message that was read before some 200 Fil-Am elected officials and […]

12.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings, Local News ·
Gen. Mac Arthur’s aide received recognition from Filipino seniors

Gen. Mac Arthur’s aide received recognition from Filipino seniors

By Dan E. Nino Cerritos, Calif. – Seventy years after the liberation of the Philippines which started in Palo, Tacloban, Leyte from the Japanese occupation, one of the liberators who participated in the battle of the Philippine Sea and later waded towards the shore with Pacific Supreme Commander Gen. Douglas Mac Arthur, then 21-years-old Kenneth […]

11.10.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
‘FASO Goes Pops!’ on Nov. 14 at Alex Theater

‘FASO Goes Pops!’ on Nov. 14 at Alex Theater

“FASO Goes Pops!” on November 14 continues the Filipino American Symphony Orchestra’s tradition of presenting quality, entertaining concerts. FASO, returning to the iconic Alex Theatre in Glendale where it earned cheers and praises for its very successful “FASOGoes Broadway” last April, tackles pop music this time. “If the audience enjoyed ‘FASO Goes Broadway,’ this one will bring them to another level […]

08.10.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings, Music ·
Universal Studios Hollywood presents ‘Halloween Horror Nights’

Universal Studios Hollywood presents ‘Halloween Horror Nights’

Fright-filled “Halloween Horror Nights” was announced by Universal Studios Hollywood recently. The theme park guests will be treated to an “extreme fear destination” which features horror-filled mazes, a terror tram experience and awesome hip-hop dance show from Friday, September 18 through Sunday, November 1st. The event starts each night at 7:00 pm but closing hours vary each night […]

06.10.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Happenings, Hollywood Stars ·

PUP/PCC to hold 1st Global Reunion

Attention all graduates of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines and the Philippine College of Commerce: Join us in our FIRST GLOBAL REUNION being organized by the Polytechnic University of the Philippines Alumni Association, USA Inc. scheduled on May 27 to 29, 2016 (Memorial Day  weekend 2016)  at The Orleans Hotel, in Las Vegas, NV. […]

03.10.2015 · Filled under: Happenings ·
FilAm History Month Kicks Off Oct 3 at South Bay Pavilion

FilAm History Month Kicks Off Oct 3 at South Bay Pavilion

Carson – The 2015 Filipino American History Month celebration in Carson will be held on Saturday, Oct. 3 from 12 – 4 pm at the South Bay Pavilion, 20700 Avalon Blvd, Carson, Ca  90746 Organized by the Filipino American Chamber of Commerce South Bay Los Angeles (FACC-SLAA), the event headlines musical entertainment, business vendors, immigration panel, and […]

30.09.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings, Hometown ·
Get Free Tickets to see Jericho Rosales and Maja Salvador at the Pechanga Theater

Get Free Tickets to see Jericho Rosales and Maja Salvador at the Pechanga Theater

If you are interested in seeing Jericho Rosales & Maja Salvador live at Pechanga Resort & Casino, then perhaps this is your lucky day. Pechanga Resort & Casino announced a raffle contest, which will give away two pairs of tickets to see Jericho Rosales & Maja Salvador at the Pechanga Theater on October 31, 2015 […]

28.09.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings ·
Fall treat: Join the Arbor Day Foundation in October and receive five free crapemyrtle trees

Fall treat: Join the Arbor Day Foundation in October and receive five free crapemyrtle trees

The Arbor Day Foundation will brighten up your fall by offering five free crapemyrtle trees or other trees selected for your area when you join the Foundation in October. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation’s Trees for America campaign, a program dedicated to environmental stewardship through tree planting. “Crapemyrtles are […]

24.09.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Holidays, Local News ·
UE doctors of SoCal to hold inaugural ball event Oct. 17

UE doctors of SoCal to hold inaugural ball event Oct. 17

There are many associations in Southern California that have worthy causes. One such organization is the University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center – Medical Alumni Association of Southern California (UERMMMC- MAASC), a 501(c) (3) non – profit corporation . Members, Officers, and Directors of this association are Medical Doctors who are alumni of […]

24.09.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
All roads lead to The Annual Asian Small Business Expo this Saturday in Alhambra

All roads lead to The Annual Asian Small Business Expo this Saturday in Alhambra

The Search to Involve Pilipino Americans join other Asian groups for The Annual Asian Small Business Expo that is take place this Saturday, September 19 at the Almansor Court Conference Center in Alhambra. Asian Pacific Islander Small Business Program Formed in 1999, Asian Pacific Islander Small Business Program (API SBP) is a collaborative five community organization: the Chinatown Service Center, […]

18.09.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Carson celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with music and festivity

Carson celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with music and festivity

Influenced by tropical sounds and warm California vibes, the Quitapenas takes centerstage as the City of Carson presents the 2nd Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration. The festivities will take place on Saturday, September 19th from 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. at Carson Park located at 21411 S. Orrick Avenue in Carson.  The event is open to the public and admission […]

18.09.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
$1,000,000 to make Los Angeles the best place to learn, create, play, connect, and live

$1,000,000 to make Los Angeles the best place to learn, create, play, connect, and live

LA2050 launches its third My LA2050 Grants Challenge to turn dreams of a better Los Angeles into reality LOS ANGELES – Today, LA2050 will launch its third My LA2050 Grants Challenge, a $1,000,000 crowdsourced competition that supports creative ideas to improve Los Angeles. LA2050 is inviting organizations throughout Los Angeles County to submit their proposals to make the region […]

15.09.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
9 Filipinos take part in inaugural international visitor leadership program in disaster risk management

9 Filipinos take part in inaugural international visitor leadership program in disaster risk management

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a development expected to promote greater Philippines-US cooperation on disaster risk reduction issues, nine (9) Philippine government officials are currently in Washington D.C. to attend the US State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) on disaster risk management (DRM). The participants, coming from the Armed Forces of the Philippines, the Department of […]

08.09.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
PHL natural, organic products in largest east coast trade show

PHL natural, organic products in largest east coast trade show

WASHINGTON, DC – The rising demand for natural and organic products in the United States is creating a growing market for Philippine agricultural products. Nine Philippine companies will be joining the Natural Products Expo East from September 17 to 19, 2015 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Maryland. The trade show is the largest natural, organic, and healthy products […]

08.09.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Celebrate Harvest Moon Festival at Pechanga Resort & Casino with 2015 Mini Cooper and $100K Cash Giveaway

Celebrate Harvest Moon Festival at Pechanga Resort & Casino with 2015 Mini Cooper and $100K Cash Giveaway

Harvest Moon Table Game Promotion with Grand Prize Drawing of the 2015 Mini Cooper In celebration of the Harvest Moon Festival, Pechanga promotes the thrilling September Table Games Promotions that will light up your smiles like the crescent moon. Join us from September 1 through 25, when getting a “Dragon Bet” or any “Natural Tie” […]

07.09.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Happenings, Offers, Promotions ·
Benefit Galas to kick off Philippine Gold exhibit in NY

Benefit Galas to kick off Philippine Gold exhibit in NY

WASHINGTON, DC – An exhibit featuring spectacular works of pre-colonial Philippine gold will be on display in New York City, with two benefit gala dinners kicking off the event. Philippine Gold: Treasures of Forgotten Kingdoms will showcase over a hundred gold objects from the golden age of Butuan, a polity on the southern Philippine island of […]

02.09.2015 · Filled under: Art, Happenings ·
PHL home, handmade, and lifestyle collections featured in New York trade show

PHL home, handmade, and lifestyle collections featured in New York trade show

WASHINGTON, DC – Filipino designers, manufacturers, and exporters showcased their innovative works in the recently-concluded NY Now Exhibition, one of the biggest wholesale trade shows in New York which features home, handmade, and lifestyle design collections. A contingent of 19 Filipino exhibitors under the Lifestyle Philippines brand represented the country in the NY Now Exhibition […]

28.08.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Happenings, Lifestyle, Local News ·
Fil-Am artist Lynda A. N. Reyes at the LAMAG Exhibit in Barnsdall Park

Fil-Am artist Lynda A. N. Reyes at the LAMAG Exhibit in Barnsdall Park

LA based artist Lynda A. N. Reyes is currently showing her oil painting titled “Aiming High….” at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG) at Barnsdall Park on Hollywood Boulevard until September 20, 2015. A much anticipated event, the 2015 Los Angeles Juried Exhibition is a biennial exhibition intended to capture the creative spirit of Los Angeles. […]

23.08.2015 · Filled under: Art, Happenings, Local News ·
Watch out Mickey: Star Wars theme parks are not ‘far, far away’

Watch out Mickey: Star Wars theme parks are not ‘far, far away’

Anaheim, United States | AFP | REFILES to CLARIFY in intro that these are add-on attractions to existing parks by Veronique DUPONT R2-D2 will be rolling into Mickey Mouse’s neighborhood, Disney announced Saturday, unveiling plans for two huge “Star Wars” attractions at existing theme park venues in Florida and California. With star Harrison Ford on […]

20.08.2015 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Film, Happenings, Hollywood Stars ·
FASGI holds Community Day

FASGI holds Community Day

Los Angeles  – The Filipino American Service Group Inc (FASGI) in celebration of “Buwan ng Wika” and Historic Filipinotown 13th Anniversary held its Community Day last Saturday, August 08, 2015 More than 300 people mostly community resident veterans and widows attended the FASGI OPEN HOUSE that featured a pre-launch of FASGI’s new programs for the community. Brief Program New […]

13.08.2015 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Volunteer teams ask for community support to raise funds

Volunteer teams ask for community support to raise funds

Los Angeles, CA – Volunteers have formed teams to ask for friends, family and the community at large to support them in raising money for a good cause: empowering less visible Filipino heroes to speak out, become leaders and serve their community. On Saturday, July 25, the teams are raising money for the nonprofit Pilipino Workers Center […]

22.07.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News, Services ·
Joseph Gelito: Channeling Kapitan Tiyago

Joseph Gelito: Channeling Kapitan Tiyago

By Nimfa U. Rueda At a time when the use of digital technology are hampering people’s attention spans, entertainer Joseph Gelito has had to be very creative with his stage antics. He dazzles his audiences with killer punchlines and sizzling one-liners. His comedy shticks with drag queens are outrageous. This Saturday, he will embark into […]

08.07.2015 · Filled under: Art, Books, Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings ·
30 Fil-Ams vie for prestigious Miss Philippines USA 2015 title

30 Fil-Ams vie for prestigious Miss Philippines USA 2015 title

Glendale, CA – Miss Philippines USA is the premier Fil-Am pageant with a mission of developing the finest ambassadors of goodwill and promoting the beauty of the Filipino women, will showcase 30 beautiful Fil-Am women in a spectacular one-of-a-kind event on July 12th at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, California. Pageant activities will kick off on July […]

02.07.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Immersion program for Fil-Am young leaders going strong, to undertake 4th edition in PHL

Immersion program for Fil-Am young leaders going strong, to undertake 4th edition in PHL

Continuing with its mission to develop and nurture emerging leaders in the Filipino-American community, the Filipino-American Youth Leadership Program (FYLPRO) is set to launch its 4th immersive undertaking in the Philippines on 2-9 July 2015. Founded in 2012 by Philippine Ambassador to the United States Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. and Mrs. Ma. Victoria J. Cuisia, in cooperation […]

01.07.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Extreme thrills, exotic animals and extraordinary performers

Extreme thrills, exotic animals and extraordinary performers

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents Circus XTREME; Coming to the southland from July 9 – Aug 2 Prepare to be astonished and amazed by some of the coolest acts ever as Ringling Bros. goes to new extremes with the all-new energetic circus production, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Circus XTREME.  Guided […]

24.06.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Happenings, International Stars ·
11 HS grads to receive PHILSELA scholarships

11 HS grads to receive PHILSELA scholarships

CERRITOS – The Philippine Society of Southeast Los Angeles (PHILSELA) will present scholarship awards to 11 high school graduates during its annual Scholarship Awards Dinner at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 18, at the Washington Room of Liberty Park in Cerritos. The scholars this year are from ABC Unified District High Schools: Artesia, Cerritos and Ghar and […]

18.06.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
PHL design, textiles and fashion take centerstage at Embassy’s National Day Gala Evening

PHL design, textiles and fashion take centerstage at Embassy’s National Day Gala Evening

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – “A Gala Evening Celebrating Philippine Design, Textile and Fashion” was a huge success, drawing a diverse crowd of US government officials, members of the Washington diplomatic corps, members of the Filipino-American community, and the general public, and shining light on the fabric and designs that make the Philippines unique. On the eve of […]

16.06.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Asia Society Awards 2015 best employers for Asian Pacific American talent

Asia Society Awards 2015 best employers for Asian Pacific American talent

Goldman Sachs wins “Overall Best Employer for Asian Pacific Americans” for the third consecutive year, while AT&T and IBM win in new categories. NEW YORK – Asia Society has announced the winners of the 2015 Best Asian Pacific American Employer Awards. Now in their sixth year, the awards honor employers at the forefront of promoting […]

15.06.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
4TH Annual PTE-Hope, Inc. Multicultural Festival

4TH Annual PTE-Hope, Inc. Multicultural Festival

BY MARISSA ACIERTO l SCCPRESS.COM SAN DIEGO – On May 23rd, 2015 the 4th Annual Pagasa-Tumainisha-Esperanza-Hope, Inc. (PTE-HOPE, Inc.) Multicultural Festival was held at the Bonita – Sunnyside Branch, San Diego County Library, 4375 Bonita Road. The organization was sponsored by the County of San Diego Board of Supervisor; Supervisor Greg Cox; Supervisor Dave Roberts; San […]

12.06.2015 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Mapa High School U.S.A. & Canada alumni association to hold grand reunion in Costa Rica June 22- 29

Mapa High School U.S.A. & Canada alumni association to hold grand reunion in Costa Rica June 22- 29

It’s now all systems go for the grand reunion of the officers and members of the Mapa High School Alumni Association of United States and Canada in Costa Rica on June 22, 2015 to June 2015. According to President  Grace Belen Victoria of the MHSAA – U.S.A. and CANADA, the group will be visiting the different places in Costa […]

10.06.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
GAPASCA induction on June 13

GAPASCA induction on June 13

CERRITOS – The Gapan City Association of Southern California (GAPASCA) will hold its Anniversary Ball on Saturday, June 13, at 6:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Cerritos Hotel. Consul Mary Joy Ramirez of the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles is the Inducting Officer and this year’s guest speaker is the Vice Mayor of Vallejo, California, Cmdr. Jesus […]

08.06.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
PHL Independence Day celebration in Carson June 6

PHL Independence Day celebration in Carson June 6

The Philippine Independence Day Foundation, Inc. (PIDF), in conjunction with the City of Carson and GMA “Kapuso” Network,will celebrate the 117th Anniversary of the Philippine Independence Day at the Carson Veterans Park (22400 Moneta Street, Carson, CA 90745) this Saturday, June 6. Thousands of people will enjoy the non-stop, day-long event jam-packed with entertainment and activities that feature the rich, beautiful, and spirited Filipino heritage.  […]

04.06.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Catanduanes Int’l Association 24th Anniversary and 9th Grand Reunion Aug. 7

Catanduanes Int’l Association 24th Anniversary and 9th Grand Reunion Aug. 7

The Catanduanes International Association (CIA), Inc. will celebrate its 24th Anniversary and 9th Grand Reunion on August 7 to 9, 2015 at the Hilton Hotel Pasadena, Los Angeles, CA.  This year’s festivities are being sponsored by Catanduanes USA(CAUSA)/LA Chapter. This 3-day event will be highlighted with “Western Style Night”, “Grand Gala Night Hollywood Style and “Mass and Picnic.” Be […]

19.05.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
SCE celebrates Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

SCE celebrates Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

ROSEMEAD, Calif. – Southern California Edison (SCE) today celebrates its business and community partnerships in the Asian community at its 10th annual Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month Celebration at SCE’s Energy Education Center in Irwindale. Ted Craver, chairman, president and CEO of Edison International, the parent company of SCE, will speak at the event, which brings […]

18.05.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News, Services ·
Los Angeles Go Red For Women raises $350,000 for women’s heart health

Los Angeles Go Red For Women raises $350,000 for women’s heart health

Retired LA Kings player Daryl Evans and heart surgeon Dr. Kathy Magliato honored with the King and Queen of Hearts Awards The American Heart Association’s (AHA) Los Angeles Go Red For Women Luncheon raised $351,491 and drew close to 350 people to The Globe Theatre at Universal Studios Hollywood on May 7, 2015. The garden-themed […]

18.05.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Health & Fitness, Local News ·
LA celebrates TAP Water Day to highlight benefits of city’s clean drinking water

LA celebrates TAP Water Day to highlight benefits of city’s clean drinking water

LOS ANGELES – City and federal officials have announced the first annual Tap Water Day LA at the Balboa Sports Center in Encino, celebrating Los Angeles’ clean, reliable drinking water. Los Angeles Deputy Mayor Barbara Romero, Chief Sustainability Office Matt Petersen, and Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) Director of Water Quality Albert Gastelum were […]

12.05.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Happenings, Local News ·
Thousands of LA Students ‘Unite for the Ocean’ in this Year’s Kids Ocean Day

Thousands of LA Students ‘Unite for the Ocean’ in this Year’s Kids Ocean Day

Some students to visit the ocean for first time on May 14, 2015 Kids Ocean Day is the culmination of a year-round school assembly program by the Malibu Foundation for Environmental Education to teach school kids about how litter flows from our neighborhoods to the ocean, thereby killing marine life and polluting food resources. To enhance the lesson, more than […]

08.05.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Happenings, Local News ·
Knights Templar Eye Foundation, Inc. awards Campaign for Filipino Children $95K grant

Knights Templar Eye Foundation, Inc. awards Campaign for Filipino Children $95K grant

This initiative of the Apl.de.ap Foundation International diagnoses, treats and prevents lifelong blindness among pre-term infants suffering from retinopathy of prematurity (Los Angeles, Calif.)  They were a small band of laymen bound by a holy brotherhood in arms to protect and defend Christians making the pilgrimage to the Holy City of Jerusalem. Their courage was eventually recognized […]

30.04.2015 · Filled under: Filipino Stars, Happenings, Local News ·
Sister Cities Los Angeles and Makati Grand Gala Night  at The Omni Hotel May 3

Sister Cities Los Angeles and Makati Grand Gala Night at The Omni Hotel May 3

By Ed Rame “The increasing interconnectivity of nations in today’s global economy underscores the need for robust partnerships between communities around the world.  Organizations like Sister Cities Internationalfoster such relationships, increasing mutual knowledge and understanding between cities and cultures.  These collaborations promote collaboration and trust among citizens and nations, create opportunities for technological and economic innovation […]

28.04.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Travel International Group celebrates 18 successful years in travel industry

Travel International Group celebrates 18 successful years in travel industry

Carson-based travel agency reaches 18-year milestone Travel International Group was a small, unknown travel company organized and established by travel industry experts Rick Enrique and Jane Stark on May 1, 1997.  Now, 18 years later, the company has grown into one of the most reliable and knowledgeable players in the travel industry with its trademark […]

27.04.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Happenings, Lifestyle, Local News, Services ·
117th Philippine Independence Day celebrations and 3rd Historic Filipinotown Parade all set for June 6

117th Philippine Independence Day celebrations and 3rd Historic Filipinotown Parade all set for June 6

Los Angeles – The 3rd PH Independence Day Celebrations Organizing Committee  that will organize and prepare the celebrations of the 117th  PH Independence Day Celebrations is all set for the 2 day  event. The 3rd HFT Celebrations Committee  is now composed of the Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA) Ms. FILAM International who is responsible for the Lakambini Ng Kalayaan Contest, the newly  formed national organization,  Pilipino American […]

24.04.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Holidays ·
Star-studded Los Angeles-Makati Sister City on May 3 at Omni Hotel

Star-studded Los Angeles-Makati Sister City on May 3 at Omni Hotel

Geneva Cruz and Garrie Concepcion to grace First Filipiniana Gala event of the LA-Makati Sister Cities, Inc. The Los Angeles-Makati Sister Cities Fundraising Gala will be true to their status as the FilAm organizers has been working to put up a star-studded night with top celebrities from the entertainment, government and business worlds.  The event will be held at The Omni […]

21.04.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings, Music ·
Pilipino professionals give advice to UCLA-bound students

Pilipino professionals give advice to UCLA-bound students

On Saturday, April 11th at the UCLA Carnesales Commons’ Venice Room, the UCLA Pilipino Recruitment and Enrichment Program (PREP) and the UCLA Pilipino Alumni Association presented a panel of Pilipino professionals who graduated from or taught at UCLA.  Panelists included professionals in the fields of education, nursing, engineering, entertainment, and medicine.  UCLA Pilipino Alumni Chair […]

20.04.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Get free tickets to see Lani Misalucha at the Pechanga Theater

Get free tickets to see Lani Misalucha at the Pechanga Theater

If you are interested in seeing Lani Misalucha live at Pechanga Resort & Casino, then perhaps this is your lucky day.  Pechanga Resort & Casino announced a raffle contest, which will giveaway two pairs of tickets to Lani Misalucha’s Concert at the Pechanga Theater on May 22, 2015  at 8:00 PM. The raffle contest will […]

Get free tickets to see Lani Misalucha at the Pechanga Theater

Get free tickets to see Lani Misalucha at the Pechanga Theater

If you are interested in seeing Lani Misalucha live at Pechanga Resort & Casino, then perhaps this is your lucky day.  Pechanga Resort & Casino announced a raffle contest, which will giveaway two pairs of tickets to Lani Misalucha’s Concert at the Pechanga Theater on May 22, 2015  at 8:00 PM. The raffle contest will begin on April 11 and […]

Bataan survivors, descendants to meet at Hotel Queen Mary for 31st annual reunion

Bataan survivors, descendants to meet at Hotel Queen Mary for 31st annual reunion

Survivors of the Battles of Bataan and Corregidor, and the Bataan Death March, and their descendants will gather in Long Beach on Friday and Saturday, April 24 – 25, at the annual meeting and reunion of the Philippine Scouts Heritage Society.  These men are the soldiers who fought America’s first ground battles of World War II.  The United States Army awarded its […]

08.04.2015 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Filipino worker advocacy organization hosts free legal clinic

Filipino worker advocacy organization hosts free legal clinic

San Jose, California – The Pilipino Association of Workers and Immigrants-Silicon Valley (PAWIS-SV), in conjunction with the Katharine and George Alexander Community Law Center (KGACLC), the Filipino Bar Association of Northern California (FBANC), and Somos Mayfair , hosted a legal clinic on Saturday, March 28 at Somos Mayfair  located at 370 South King Rd, San Jose, CA 95116. Areas […]

31.03.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News, Services ·
Lani Misalucha & a special guest coming to Pechanga Theater this spring

Lani Misalucha & a special guest coming to Pechanga Theater this spring

Tickets on Sale This Friday, Feb. 20 for Pechanga Resort & Casino Show on May 22 Filipino recording artists Lani Misalucha and a special guest performer are coming to the Pechanga Resort & Casino Theater on May 22, 2015. Tickets go on sale this Friday, Feb. 20 at $90, $80, $70 and $60 for an […]

24.03.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings, Hometown ·
ABS-CBN Foundation Int’l celebrates 18 years of Bantay Bata (Child Watch)

ABS-CBN Foundation Int’l celebrates 18 years of Bantay Bata (Child Watch)

Program continues to protect abused and abandoned children of today to protect future generations REDWOOD SHORES, CA   – It was the tragic death of a young girl in the Philippines who was brutally beaten by her own mother in 1996 that sparked the idea of creating a helpline that will receive reports of cases of child […]

19.03.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Food distribution-feeding program at FACLA March 21

Food distribution-feeding program at FACLA March 21

Los Angeles–The monthly  feeding program and food distribution for the month of March  will be held on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 11:00 AM at the Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA) The feeding and food distribution program has been a success ever since and has distributed food and have fed a modest number of seniors […]

18.03.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
1st Capas Freedom March April 11

1st Capas Freedom March April 11

Los Angeles – Come April 11,, thousands of people from all walks of life will gather in Capas, Tarlac in the Philippines to commemorate the agonizing battle of the heroes of the Bataan Death March dubbed “The Capas Freedom March”.  Local and foreign military personnel who fought in the war, family members and friends of a […]

17.03.2015 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
FASO goes Broadway on April 25

FASO goes Broadway on April 25

As a follow up to its very successful “Swing the Night Away!” show late last year, the Filipino American Symphony Orchestra (FASO) goes Broadway on Saturday, April 25, 7 p.m. at the Alex Theatre in Glendale. “This will be a thrilling show since it will be the first time that FASO will perform an entire […]

06.03.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Happenings, Music ·
LA County to host used oil and filter recycling event in Rowland Heights

LA County to host used oil and filter recycling event in Rowland Heights

LA County Public Works will host a free used motor oil and oil filter recycling event on Saturday, February 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at O’Reilly Auto Parts, located at 19705 Colima Road, Suite 8, Rowland Heights, 91748. When used oil is illegally dumped into storm drains, it pollutes local water bodies and […]

27.02.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Happenings, Services ·
Celebrate Asian New Year with the Lucky Lion Dancers At Pechanga Resort & Casino

Celebrate Asian New Year with the Lucky Lion Dancers At Pechanga Resort & Casino

Lunar New Year Table Game Promotions If winning a brand new car sounds like a great way to ring in the New Year, make plans to come to Pechanga Resort & Casino. Between February 1 and February 27, table games players who win certain hands in Baccarat, Pai Gow, Blackjack, 3-Card Poker, Let It Ride and […]

17.02.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Happenings, Offers, Promotions ·

Get Free Tickets to see Gary V at Pechanga Theater

If you are interested in seeing Gary V live at Pechanga Resort & Casino, then perhaps this is your lucky day. Pechanga Resort & Casino announced a raffle contest, which will give away a pair of tickets to see Gary V at the Pechanga Theater on March 8 at 7 p.m. The raffle contest will […]

06.02.2015 · Filled under: Contests, Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings, Hometown ·
Pops Fernandez, Society of Seven in Filipino concert, Feb. 7, at Pala

Pops Fernandez, Society of Seven in Filipino concert, Feb. 7, at Pala

Lhey Bella also to perform PALA, CA   – Pops Fernandez, the Filipino “Concert Queen” will perform with the Society of Seven in a special Filipino concert at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, February 7, in the Events Center at Pala Casino Spa & Resort.  Lhey Bella, a rising Filipino star, also will perform with the Society of […]

03.02.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings ·
‘Gary V’ rocks Pechanga Resort & Casino March 8

‘Gary V’ rocks Pechanga Resort & Casino March 8

Internationally acclaimed singer, Gary Valenciano, popularly known as ‘Gary V’ will rock the theater of the famous Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, California through a concert slated on March 8 at 7 p.m. Pechanga Resort & Casino is well-known for hosting the best and the brightest Filipino entertainers and performers such as Megastar Sharon […]

19.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings, Hometown, Music ·
Star Cinema brings ‘EDSA Woolworth’ to Philippine screens starting January 14

Star Cinema brings ‘EDSA Woolworth’ to Philippine screens starting January 14

Pokwang starrer from TFC@theMovies kicks off Star Cinema’s 2015 movie line-up  REDWOOD SHORES, CA, January 5, 2015 – The second original feature film of TFC@theMovies that was the talk of the town among Filipino moviegoers of North America back in November 2014 will be shown in Philippine screens starting January 14.  ABS-CBN Star Cinema is bringing the […]

Pechanga Resort & Casino’s New Year Gift: Filipina Pop Star Princess Sarah Geronimo Live in Concert on Jan. 16 & 17

Pechanga Resort & Casino’s New Year Gift: Filipina Pop Star Princess Sarah Geronimo Live in Concert on Jan. 16 & 17

Filipina Pop Star Princess Sarah Geronimo is poised to open New Year with a bang for a two-night concert to endear followers and avid patrons of the only getaway for music and game lovers, Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, California on January 16 and 17 at 8 p.m. Pechanga Resort & Casino is well-known for hosting the best and […]

20.12.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings, Music ·
LA County to host used oil and filter recycling event in Lawndale

LA County to host used oil and filter recycling event in Lawndale

LA County Public Works will host a free used motor oil and oil filter recycling event on December 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m, at the Lawndale O’Reilly Auto Parts, located at 15122 ½ Hawthorne Blvd. When used oil is illegally dumped into stormdrains, it pollutes local water bodies and contaminates sources of clean drinking water. In […]

10.12.2014 · Filled under: Environment, Happenings, Services ·
Free Christmas carol concert at Christ the King Church in Hollywood Dec. 14

Free Christmas carol concert at Christ the King Church in Hollywood Dec. 14

Nova Vocal Ensemble together with Christ the King School’s Pueri Cantores choir to perform familiar carols by composer-in-residence Dale Trumbore A Christmas tradition comes back to Hollywood as the Nova Vocal Ensemble together with Christ the King School’s Pueri Cantores choir performs dazzling new arrangements of familiar carols by composer-in-residence Dale Trumbore in a free […]

03.12.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
APOGLA’s inaugural ball slated Dec. 13

APOGLA’s inaugural ball slated Dec. 13

Dan E. Nino, a journalist, tax and business consultant, will be sworn in as president of  Alpha Phi Omega (Philippines) of Greater Los Angeles for 2015 with his fellow officers on Dec. 13 (Saturday), 6 p.m. at Marriott Hotel on 4700 Airport Dr., Long Beach. Nino will succeed Jerome Paggao. Cerritos City Mayor Mark Pulido […]

02.12.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
HIFI California’s International Filipino Exposition on December 5-6 at FACLA

HIFI California’s International Filipino Exposition on December 5-6 at FACLA

Los Angeles—The International Filipino Business Exposition sponsoredby the Historic Filipinotown California Expostion LLC will be held on December 5 and 6, 2014 at the Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA) Social Hall at 1740 W. Temple St. Los Angeles, Ca90026. This was announced by Dr. Veronico Agatep, the HIFI Cali ExpoPresident who said: “ the trade fair and exposition is an annual […]

01.12.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Angeline Quinto live in concert

Angeline Quinto live in concert

Star Power Grand Champion and Queen of Teleserye Theme Songs show Nov. 30 at Alex Theater The multi-talented Angeline Quinto has won all the major singing awards and competitions of her generation. She began her meteoric ascent in 2003 at “Star for a Night,” the national TV contest hosted by Asia’s Songbird, Regine Velasquez, wherein she dueled […]

23.11.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings, Music ·

Thousands of Angelenos to ‘Move It’ with the LAUSD

District 5K at Dodger Stadium in support of health & wellness LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) will host its second annual 5K ‘Move It’ Challenge and Health Festival on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 at Dodger Stadium.  In partnership with the Los Angeles Dodgers, this District fundraiser aims to raise awareness about the […]

21.11.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Sports & Recreation ·
AARP sponsors East West Players’ ‘Takarazuka’

AARP sponsors East West Players’ ‘Takarazuka’

AARP members receive $10 discount until December 7 WASHINGTON, D.C. – AARP is a proud sponsor of “Takarazuka,” the latest production of East West Players, the nation’s premier Asian American theater company. AARP is underwriting a special performance on Sunday, November 23 at 2pm at the David Henry Hwang Theater at the Union Center of the Arts in Los Angeles. AARP members receive […]

20.11.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Happenings ·
Thousands of Angelenos to ‘Move It’ with the LAUSD

Thousands of Angelenos to ‘Move It’ with the LAUSD

District 5K at Dodger Stadium in support of health & wellness LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) will host its second annual 5K ‘Move It’ Challenge and Health Festival on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 at Dodger Stadium.  In partnership with the Los Angeles Dodgers, this District fundraiser aims to raise awareness about the […]

18.11.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Miss America 2001 launches memoir about fairy tale beginnings … and endings

Miss America 2001 launches memoir about fairy tale beginnings … and endings

Get ready for a faith-based, roller coaster ride with the first Asian-American Miss America, as she reveals how she tackled fame, depression,  suicide, and adversity of the most universal kind. (Los Angeles, Calif., November, 2014) Angela Perez Baraquio, the first Asian-American and first teacher to be crowned Miss America in 2001, breaks her silence in her […]

15.11.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Happenings ·
Piano virtuoso to perform at Redondo Beach Performing Arts Theater and Steinway Gallery Pasadena

Piano virtuoso to perform at Redondo Beach Performing Arts Theater and Steinway Gallery Pasadena

After a triumphant standing ovation performance at the Bing Theatre of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) last November 2013, acclaimed Filipino pianist Rudolf Golez will be performing at two venues in Los Angeles this month. The virtuoso pianist  is scheduled to perform at an exclusive performance at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Theater on November 14,2014 at 8 p.m. […]

13.11.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings ·
Fil-Am artists support campaign to stop killings of journalists

Fil-Am artists support campaign to stop killings of journalists

Art Exhibit opens on Nov. 15; Memorial event on Nov. 22 LOS ANGELES – Filipino-American artists and journalists have joined forces to support the campaign to stop the killings of journalists in the Philippines. To help fund a memorial event and traveling photo exhibit marking the 5th anniversary of the Ampatuan Massacre, the Fil-Am artists will […]

11.11.2014 · Filled under: Art, Entertainment, Happenings, Local News ·
Thousands of Angelenos to ‘Move It’ with the LAUSD

Thousands of Angelenos to ‘Move It’ with the LAUSD

District 5K at Dodger Stadium in support of health & wellness LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) will host its second annual 5K ‘Move It’ Challenge and Health Festival on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 at Dodger Stadium.  In partnership with the Los Angeles Dodgers, this District fundraiser aims to raise awareness […]

10.11.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Health & Fitness, Local News, Sports & Recreation ·
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 ·
Carson to Mark Veterans Day with Patriotic Celebration

Carson to Mark Veterans Day with Patriotic Celebration

The City of Carson will join the entire nation in paying tribute to America’s war veterans as it hosts its annual Veterans Day Celebration on November 11. The celebration will take place at 10 a.m. at Veterans Park, located at 22400 Moneta Avenue in Carson. The event is open to the public and admission is […]

05.11.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
AARP presents ‘The Outstanding Filipino American’ Awards

AARP presents ‘The Outstanding Filipino American’ Awards

 Juliet Payabyab wins TOFA award for ‘Senior Welfare and Advocacy’ WASHINGTON, D.C., October 28, 2014 – AARP presented ‘The Outstanding Filipino Americans’ Awards in New York (TOFA-NY) on Saturday, October 25 at Carnegie Hall in New York. As the first-time sponsor of the gala event, AARP had the privilege of presenting the award for ‘Senior Welfare and Advocacy’ to […]

29.10.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
San Beda College Alumni golf tourney at Cresta Verde Nov. 1

San Beda College Alumni golf tourney at Cresta Verde Nov. 1

The San Beda College Alumni Association of Southern California will hold its 8th Annual Addie Dalton Memorial Golf Tournament on November 1, 2014 at Cresta Verde Golf Course in Corona. Everyone (Bedans, their relatives and friends) is invited to the event that will help support the scholarship fund being raised by the Bedans. Tickets to the golfing tourney are […]

28.10.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
AARP sponsors San Diego Asian Film Festival

AARP sponsors San Diego Asian Film Festival

WASHINGTON, D.C. – AARP is proud to be a new Spotlight Sponsor of the 15th San Diego Asian Film Festival from Thursday, November 6 through Saturday, November 15. “AARP recognizes the impact that stories and storytellers have in our communities and support events like the San Diego Asian Film Festival that inform, inspire, and entertain […]

27.10.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Filipino American History Month celebration in Cerritos October 25

Filipino American History Month celebration in Cerritos October 25

Cerritos, CA – The Whitney High School Club Kaibigan and Filipino Parents Support Group, Cerritos High School Club Kapamilya and Gahr High School Barkada Club in partnership with Cerritos Mayor Mark & Gloria Pulido, the Filipino American Community of Cerritos, Filipino Cultural School and the Filipino American National Historical Society Los Angeles Chapter proudly present […]

16.10.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Anglahi presents: ‘The New Filipino: A talk on Jose Rizal by National Artist for Literature F. Sionil Jose’

Anglahi presents: ‘The New Filipino: A talk on Jose Rizal by National Artist for Literature F. Sionil Jose’

Philippine national hero Jose Rizal once remarked that a useless life is a life not consecrated to a great ideal. Fast forward to the 21st century. With more and more Filipinos living abroad, the Filipino diaspora has truly become global. Nevertheless, the call to know one’s roots and to live a life of excellence – […]

13.10.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
2-day celebration for the 70th Anniversary of Leyte Landing in Carson Oct. 19

2-day celebration for the 70th Anniversary of Leyte Landing in Carson Oct. 19

The Filipino Veterans Foundation /E.R.B. Foundation in cooperation with the City of Carson and Carson High School, hosts a 5-K Walkathon at the Carson Civic Center on October 19, from 8 AM to 12 Noon to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of Leyte Landing.  The walkathon starts and ends for 3 laps  at the Rizal Monument  […]

08.10.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Carson march tribute to LCarson march tribute to Larry Itliong Oct.25arry Itliong Oct.25

Carson march tribute to LCarson march tribute to Larry Itliong Oct.25arry Itliong Oct.25

The City of Carson and various organizations will join the entire community in honoring the life’s work and legacy of Larry Itliong – a Filipino-American labor leader and organizer. The tribute march will start at 9 a.m. from the USW-Local 675 Union Hall, located at 1200 E. 220th Lot of the Congresswoman Juanita Millender-McDonald Community […]

06.10.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
St. Louis University Alumni celebrates its journey on Nov. 8

St. Louis University Alumni celebrates its journey on Nov. 8

Baguio City-based Saint Louis University alumni members and friends worldwide has slated a grand reunion on Nov. 8, 2014 (Saturday) from 6 p.m. to midnight billed Journey to the Past and the Future at Harrahs Hotel & Casino  in Las Vegas. A registration fee of $110 per person must be pre-paid and payable to SLU Reunion. Payments should be […]

06.10.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
PHL Consulate General co-hosts launch of 9th Annual Asian Friendship Golf Tournament

PHL Consulate General co-hosts launch of 9th Annual Asian Friendship Golf Tournament

Los Angeles  – The Philippine Consulate General co-hosted the launch of the 9th Annual Asian Friendship Golf Tournament at the Community Hall of the Philippine Consulate General on 24 September 2014. Consul General Leo Herrera-Lim welcomed the cooperation of the Asian American Chamber Association (AACA) composed of the Bangladesh, Cambodian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Malaysian, Mongolian, Pakistani, Singaporean, Thai Chambers […]

01.10.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Swing the Night Away with FASO on Oct. 18

Swing the Night Away with FASO on Oct. 18

Dance or simply listen to big band music, from Glenn Miller, Cole Porter to Duke Ellington, in “Swing the Night Away with FASO” on Saturday, October 18 at the Hilton Glendale. For the first time, the Filipino-American Symphony Orchestra (FASO), the first and only Filipino orchestra outside the Philippines, performs such big band gems as […]

26.09.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Happenings, Music ·
Asian women’s group offers free volunteer interpreter training Oct. 10

Asian women’s group offers free volunteer interpreter training Oct. 10

The Asian Pacific Women’s Center is offering a Free Volunteer Interpreter Training on Oct. 10, Friday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center located at 244 S. San Pedro St., Los Angeles, CA 90012. The free lunch training will help Asian and Pacific Islander families in the following: […]

23.09.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Services ·
Pechanga Resorts & Casino presents the amazing dance performance of ‘My Dream’

Pechanga Resorts & Casino presents the amazing dance performance of ‘My Dream’

Internationally known for their beautiful dance performance of “Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva,” the world famous China Disabled People’s Performing Art Troupe will be returning to Pechanga for two shows on Saturday, October 11, 2014 at 4pm and 8pm. The China Disabled People’s Performing Art Troupe uses its unique artistic charm and profound spiritual connotation that is beyond […]

23.09.2014 · Filled under: Art, Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Film, Happenings, Promotions ·
St. Vincent Medical Center ‘Free Multicultural Health Fair’ Sept. 27

St. Vincent Medical Center ‘Free Multicultural Health Fair’ Sept. 27

(Note: Earlier, news reports indicated that the “ Free Multicultural Health Fair” will be held on September 28. Organizers clarified that the event will actually be held on September 27, which falls on a Saturday) LOS ANGELES  – The Multicultural Health Awareness and Prevention (MHAP) Center at St. Vincent Medical Center held a press conference on September […]

23.09.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Services ·
Historic Filipinotown Indie Film Festival’s launching Oct. 15 at FACLA

Historic Filipinotown Indie Film Festival’s launching Oct. 15 at FACLA

Los Angeles – Filipino Independent Films or Indie Films’ in Town, specifically, in FilipinoTown. The Historic Filipinotown Indie Film Festival LLC (HFIF LLC) has announced that the Historic Filipinotown Independent Film Festival  that will feature Filipino and Filipino-American independently-produced films from the Philippines will be launched on Wednesday, at 6 p.m. on October 15, 2014 at the Filipino American Community […]

22.09.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Happenings ·
Filipino singing star Angeline Quinto, with special guest Jon Secada, at Pala, Nov. 22

Filipino singing star Angeline Quinto, with special guest Jon Secada, at Pala, Nov. 22

PALA, CA … Popular Filipino singing star Angeline Quinto, with special guest Jon Secada, will appear in concert at 7 p.m., Saturday, November 22, in the Infinity Showroom at Pala Casino Spa & Resort. Quinto came to prominence in 2011 after she won Star Power: Sharon’s Search for the Next Female Superstar in Manila, which earned her a recording contract with Star […]

Families to ‘Walk n’ Roll’ on Sept. 20 for ataxia that afflicts many

Families to ‘Walk n’ Roll’ on Sept. 20 for ataxia that afflicts many

Fil-Ams among victims of debilitating disease By Rhony Laigo If not for the worldwide campaign of the Ice Bucket Challenge, the Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig’s disease may have been just that – a disease that has no cure. But unknown to many, another debilitating disease that affects many, and ironically even the […]

12.09.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Happenings, Local News ·
GMA Pinoy TV presents Carla Abellana and Tom Rodriguez in Kapusong Pinoy sa L.A.

GMA Pinoy TV presents Carla Abellana and Tom Rodriguez in Kapusong Pinoy sa L.A.

After their recent trip to Singapore for the taping of their latest Kapuso romantic-drama My Destiny, rumored couple Carla Abellana and Tom Rodriguez have another opportunity to work closely together as they gear up for an exciting concert titled “Kapusong Pinoy sa L.A.” The concert, organized by GMA Pinoy TV, the flagship international channel of GMA Network, in cooperation with […]

11.09.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings ·
FACLA feeding program/food distribution for Fil-Ams  on Sept. 27

FACLA feeding program/food distribution for Fil-Ams on Sept. 27

Los Angeles – The HIFI CALI EXPO LLC,  Filipino Ministry of the  Wilshire United Methodist Church of Wilshire ( FM-WUMC) and the Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA) will hold a feeding program/food distribution for Fil-Ams on Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 9-11 a.m. FACLA Director and Ms. FILAM INTERNATIONAL LLC President  Bernie Targa-Ganon “ The feeding program has been […]

10.09.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
KofC Council 1920 celebrates its 96th Anniversary

KofC Council 1920 celebrates its 96th Anniversary

The Knights of Columbus (KofC) Council 1920, which is comprised of these 5 parishes, St. Dominic’s Church (Eagle Rock), Cristo Rey Church (Los Angeles) Incarnation Church (Glendale), Holy Family Church (Glendale), and Holy Trinity Church (Atwater) parish, is celebrating its 96th anniversary on Sept. 29, 2014. The “Modern day Knights” serves! He serves the papal tenets, the church, and […]

09.09.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
St. Louis University Alumni celebrates journey Nov. 8

St. Louis University Alumni celebrates journey Nov. 8

Baguio City-based Saint Louis University alumni members and friends worldwide has slated a grand reunion on Nov. 8, 2014 (Saturday) from 6 p.m. to midnight billed Journey to the Past and the Future at Harrahs Hotel & Casino  in Las Vegas. A registration fee of $110 per person must be pre-paid and payable to SLU Reunion. Payments should be mailed to […]

05.09.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Speaker Emeritus Perez, Cong. Takano each to receive Public Servant Advocate Award at AAPI Awards Banquet Sep. 26

Speaker Emeritus Perez, Cong. Takano each to receive Public Servant Advocate Award at AAPI Awards Banquet Sep. 26

Los Angeles, Calif. –Asian Enterprise celebrates its 21st year of hosting the annual Asian Entrepreneur of the Year Awards with Wells Fargo Foundation and Wells Fargo Home Mortgage as Title Sponsors. This  much-awaited awards banquet is supported by a number of Fortune 500 Companies and gives recognition to outstanding Asian American and Pacific Islander Entrepreneurs who rise above economic challenges, as well as […]

01.09.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Celebrate Harvest Moon Festival at Pechanga Resort & Casino

Celebrate Harvest Moon Festival at Pechanga Resort & Casino

Makibahagi rin sa $100,000 Cash na Ipamimigay! Sa pagdiriwang ng Harvest Moon Festival, isinusulong ng Pechanga ang nakakaexcite na September Table Games Promotions na inyong katutuwaan gaya ng Autumn’s full moon. Halina kayo mula September 1 hanggang 26, kung saan ang pagkakaroon ng “Straight“ hand sa Ultimate Texas Hold’em, “Isang Qualifying Pair “ sa Let […]

26.08.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Happenings, Hometown, Promotions ·
PASADENA mayor to unveil first meter of the real change movement’s donation meter program

PASADENA mayor to unveil first meter of the real change movement’s donation meter program

PASADENA, Calif. – The public is invited to join Mayor Bill Bogaard, Flintridge Center officials and community leaders for the unveiling of a new “donation meter” program, the Real Change Movement, at Fuller Theological Seminary, 180 North Oakland Avenue, Pasadena, beginning at 11 a.m., Wednesday, August 13, 2014. The Real Change Movement is the first […]

11.08.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Local News ·
Journey at Pechanga at state’s largest resort/casino offers guests green-saving stay & play package

Journey at Pechanga at state’s largest resort/casino offers guests green-saving stay & play package

Journey at Pechanga championship golf course, one of the many high end amenities for guests on site at Pechanga Resort & Casino, is consistently rated among the top public courses in the country. A challenging and rewarding course for golfers of every level, it presents a range of topography – canyons, ravines, open fairways and […]

30.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Happenings, Offers, Promotions ·
MAFFAA’s Noli Me Tangere, The Opera at the Kennedy Center on August 8-9

MAFFAA’s Noli Me Tangere, The Opera at the Kennedy Center on August 8-9

By Angelita  Felixberto Washington D.C. : For the first time, Jose Rizal’s famous novel “Noli Me Tangere” will be staged at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. as an OPERA on 8-9 August 2014. The opera will be presented at the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, by the Mid-Atlantic Foundation for Asian Artists (MAFFAA) in coooperation with its […]

21.07.2014 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Film, Happenings ·
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 ·
17 Fil-Ams vie for Binibining Pilipinas USA 2014 title; prelims July 13

17 Fil-Ams vie for Binibining Pilipinas USA 2014 title; prelims July 13

After months of intense preparation, 17 of the most beautiful Filipina-Americans from around the country are set to compete for the coveted crown of  Binibining Pilipinas USA 2014. “Binibining Pilipinas USA – Your Destiny Awaits!” will stage its Preliminary Competition this Sunday, July 13, at The Banquet Hall, 3255 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA  90010.  […]

11.07.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
AARP launches search for America’s top boomer talent with Boomer Superstarcontest powered by American Idol Live!

AARP launches search for America’s top boomer talent with Boomer Superstarcontest powered by American Idol Live!

Contest will search for undiscovered baby boomers with star quality and amazing voices WASHINGTON, D.C. – Calling all Baby Boomers looking to become America’s next big singing sensation!  AARP is launching a national search to make one lucky person’s dream a reality while showing that talent is ageless. Powered by American Idol Live!, AARP’s Boomer […]

09.07.2014 · Filled under: Contests, Entertainment, Happenings, Music, Online ·
July 4th nationwide rallies set to call on Obama to grant TPS for PHL

July 4th nationwide rallies set to call on Obama to grant TPS for PHL

Washington, D.C. Filipino American leaders are calling on Filipino American communities across the country to stage “picnic rallies” on July 4, which is commemorated by both countries as “Filipino-American Friendship Day.” On this day, Filipinos and Filipino Americans in several U.S. cities, Saipan and Guam will gather for their traditional July 4th picnics. But in addition to their […]

02.07.2014 · Filled under: 4th of July, Happenings, Holidays ·
Carson celebrates Juneteenth with music and festivity

Carson celebrates Juneteenth with music and festivity

The City of Carson and the Carson Cultural Arts Foundation will be presenting non-stop entertainment and fun activities for the entire family as it hosts the 2014 Juneteenth Rhythm and Blues Celebration on June 14. The festivities will take place from 11 a.m.

11.06.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Christine Love, first Fil-Am to sing Star Spangled Banner in Dodgers Filipino Heritage Night June 13

Christine Love, first Fil-Am to sing Star Spangled Banner in Dodgers Filipino Heritage Night June 13

The Los Angeles Dodgers is hosting its 5th Annual Filipino Heritage Night on Friday, June 13 at the 56,000-seater Dodger Stadium. This is to honor the celebration of the Philippine Independence Day (June 12). Christine Love, a two-time winner of an Aliw Award, will be singing the Star Spangled Banner on the said Filipino Heritage Night. Through […]

09.06.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
JFAV calls on Fil-Am youth orgs to join HFT Kalayaan 2014 Parade

JFAV calls on Fil-Am youth orgs to join HFT Kalayaan 2014 Parade

Los Angeles – More and more organizations have joined as the preparations for the 2nd Historic Filipinotown Kalayaan 2014 Parade on June 07, 2014 revs up. with 2 weeks to go on its D-Day. This developed as the Justice for Filipino American Veterans National Coordinator and also 2nd Historic Filipinotown Parade Coordinator Arturo Garcia called on the different […]

02.06.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
GMA Int’l joins PHL Independence Day Celebration in NY

GMA Int’l joins PHL Independence Day Celebration in NY

GMA International partners with the Philippine Independence Day Council, Inc. (PIDCI) to further enrich the parade, street fair, and cultural festival in New York that is the Philippine Independence Day Celebration through the presence of top Kapuso artists Tom Rodriguez and Heart Evangelista. The Philippine Independence Day Celebration showcases the best authentic Philippine cuisine, customs, and products. It draws crowds of around 100,000 Filipinos […]

30.05.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings ·
Browndition album launch May 30 at Gerry’s Grill Artesia

Browndition album launch May 30 at Gerry’s Grill Artesia

One of Southern California’s leading Filipino-American bands is holding an album launch event this coming Friday, May 30, at Gerry’s Grill Artesia at 9 p.m. Browndition, a Los Angeles-based Filipino band known for their OPM pop music, is made up Kris Ivan Bacani (Vocals/Guitars), John Loveres (Vocals/Bass), John “Keisy” Hicban (Keyboards) and Jayson Vera Cruz (Drums). […]

29.05.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings ·
Philippine ‘Megastar’ Sharon Cuneta Live at Pechanga Theater on June 14

Philippine ‘Megastar’ Sharon Cuneta Live at Pechanga Theater on June 14

Multi-awarded Filipino actress and singer, Sharon Cuneta, is holding a comeback concert at the famous Pechanga Resort & Casino Theater in Temecula, California at 8 p.m. on June 14. Pechanga Resort & Casino is well-known for hosting the best and the brightest Filipino entertainers and performers such as veteran actor Richard Gomez and OPM (Outstanding […]

27.05.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings, Hometown ·
Miss Philippines USA organization and Fan TV Global Network present a one of a kind fundraiser for kids

Miss Philippines USA organization and Fan TV Global Network present a one of a kind fundraiser for kids

Glendale,Ca. – The 4th annual Fashion for A Cause is set on May 24th , 2014 in Hollywood, California benefiting Bantay Bata or Child Watch program that provides relief and surgery to sick children with medical cases in the Philippines.   Executive director and fashion designer Lou Razon (www.lourazondesigns.com) , promises a one-of-a-kind event that […]

13.05.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·

LA County to host used oil recycling event in La Puente

The County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works will host a free used motor oil and used oil filter recycling event at San Angelo Park, 245 San Angelo Avenue, on Saturday, May 17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. In exchange for turning in their used oil, participants will be rewarded with free oil […]

05.05.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Hometown, Local News, Motoring ·
GMA International to join Flores de Mayo Festival in Hawaii

GMA International to join Flores de Mayo Festival in Hawaii

The Hawaiians are in for a vibrant celebration of an iconic event, as GMA International is all set to take part in the Flores de Mayo festivities in Honolulu this coming May 10, 2014. The Filipino Community Center (FilCom) is bringing the Flores de Mayo festival in Hawaii along with the authentic Filipino customs and traditions that make it one […]

05.05.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings ·
World renowned violinist, Joshua Bell And Glee Star, Darren Criss added to the all-star line-up typhoon Haiyan tribute concert

World renowned violinist, Joshua Bell And Glee Star, Darren Criss added to the all-star line-up typhoon Haiyan tribute concert

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Grammy Award-winning violinist, Joshua Bell and Glee and Broadway star sensation, Darren Criss join multi-award-winning Broadway artist Lea Salonga, Hollywood actor Lou Diamond Phillips, tenor Rodell Rosel, Christine Rocas of Joffrey Ballet, singer Apl.de.ap of Black Eyed Peas and a host of other celebrities will come together in the nation’s capital for a benefit concert […]

Imelda Cledera-Rodriguez:  ‘Make each day a masterpiece’

Imelda Cledera-Rodriguez: ‘Make each day a masterpiece’

US Asian Post first learned about this educator when she produced a benefit concert for the typhoon Haiyan victims. We watched that concert and were blown away by the performance of students from different cultures sharing their time and talent to help people they don’t even know. Before she sang Beth Middler’s “From a Distance” […]

23.04.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Offbeat ·
Filipino-American to host World Championship Robotics Competition

Filipino-American to host World Championship Robotics Competition

LOS ANGELES, C.A.,  – We are pleased to announce that Filipino-American, Jojo Aguilar, is returning as the Master of Ceremony for the 2014 First (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics World Championships in St. Louis, Missouri on April 23-26, 2014 at the Edward Jones Dome.  More than 10,000 high school students from around the globe will […]

21.04.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Happenings, Science & Technology ·
Four-time Olympic Gold-Medalist Janet Evans to speake at LA Go Red For Women luncheon

Four-time Olympic Gold-Medalist Janet Evans to speake at LA Go Red For Women luncheon

LOS ANGELES 2014 – Celebrated U.S. Olympic swimmer, Janet Evans, will be the keynote speaker at the American Heart Association’s 10th annual Los Angeles Go Red For Women Luncheon on May 9, 2014 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Evans is widely regarded as the greatest female distance swimmer in history and was recently named one of the Top 100 Greatest […]

19.04.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Lea Salonga, Lou Diamond Phillips, Apl.de.Ap, Christine Rocas, Rodell Rosel lead celebrities in Haiyan concert

Lea Salonga, Lou Diamond Phillips, Apl.de.Ap, Christine Rocas, Rodell Rosel lead celebrities in Haiyan concert

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Award-winning Broadway artist Lea Salonga, Hollywood actor Lou Diamond Phillips, tenor Rodell Rosel, ballet dancer Christine Rocas, singer Apl.de.ap and a host of other celebrities will come together in the nation’s capital for a benefit concert for victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. The Philippine Embassy said the concert, dubbed “After the Storm,” will be staged at the Kennedy Center of the Performing Arts here […]

16.04.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings ·
“Soekarno: Indonesia Merdeka”

“Soekarno: Indonesia Merdeka”

Saturday, April 19, 2014 6:30 PM James Bridges Theater Melnitz Hall UCLA Campus Los Angeles, CA 90095 Admission fee: $5 Web announcement: permiasla.org/imovie Information from Erdy Putra: 213-399-9668; eputra@usc.edu 2013 film by MVP Pictures: Director: Hanung Bramantyo; Writer: Ben Sihombing; Executive Producer: Amrit Punjabi; Lead Actor: Ario Bayu. Trailer: www.youtube.com/watch?v=oWLCasO3rcE The film features the life of Soekarno, the first […]

14.04.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Film, Happenings, Online, Videos ·
NHM Brings Pop-up Nature Lab and Store to Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

NHM Brings Pop-up Nature Lab and Store to Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Also Presenting the NHM Children’s Stage   WHAT:            The NHM booth at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books will feature talks, author signings, Dinosaur Encounters shows, live animal presentations, and hands-on workshops, in conjunction with the opening of the Butterfly Pavilion exhibit on April 13. WHO:              Book signings by Al Yankovic, Charles Phoenix, Jared Diamond, Brian Switek and […]

11.04.2014 · Filled under: Books, Destinations, Entertainment, Happenings, Online ·
US VegWeek kicks off April 21

US VegWeek kicks off April 21

By Elena Johnson There are 52 weeks in a year – why not make at least one of them meat-free? US VegWeek kicks off on April 21! I hope you’ll join me in taking the 7-day VegPledge – for the planet, our health, and animals. When you sign up at USVegWeek.com, you’ll receive a free starter pack loaded with […]

11.04.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Health & Fitness ·
Out of Borneo: The role of slavery in the peopling of the Philippines

Out of Borneo: The role of slavery in the peopling of the Philippines

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 9:30 am – 10:45 am Fowler A139 UCLA Campus Los Angeles, CA 90095 Free and open to the public. Lecture by Roderick G. Orlina, PhD Candidate, Asia Research Centre, Murdoch University (Australia) One of the most glaring omissions in Philippine historical discourse is the legacy of slavery in shaping the nation’s […]

10.04.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
UCLA Thai Smakom Culture Night “Before Summer”

UCLA Thai Smakom Culture Night “Before Summer”

Saturday, April 26, 2014 7:00 PM Schoenberg Hall Auditorium UCLA Campus Los Angeles, CA 90095 Free and open to the public but tickets required.  Further information available at www.facebook.com/events/621377741279666/. Come join us for our show filled with drama, fight scenes, song, and dance, Muay Thai demonstrations, Thai Smakom Modern dance group, traditional song and dance. Looktoong and Rum […]

10.04.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
‘Laban: The Legend of Urduja’ at Cal’s State Long Beach’s Pilipino Cultural Night April 25

‘Laban: The Legend of Urduja’ at Cal’s State Long Beach’s Pilipino Cultural Night April 25

A Filipino student association based in Cal State Long Beach is going to hold a Filipino cultural night and will stage a play entitled “Laban: The Legend of Urduja” as its 28th annual cultural presentation on April 25 at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center in Long Beach. California State University, Long Beach’s Pilipino Cultural Night […]

07.04.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Filipino Veterans Foundation presents Bataan Legacy April

Filipino Veterans Foundation presents Bataan Legacy April

Los Angeles, CA –  In commemoration of the 72nd Anniversary of the Fall of Bataan (A Day of Valor), the Filipino Veterans Foundation will present Bataan Legacy on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 11:00AM at the Bob Hope Patriotic Hall, 1816 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90015. Admission to the Program is Free.  Doors will open at 10:00 AM.  A reception will […]

05.04.2014 · Filled under: Contests, Happenings ·
18,000 Students to Kick Up Heels in Simultaneous Participatory Dance Performance on The Music Center Plaza at 44th Annual Blue Ribbon Children’s Festival

18,000 Students to Kick Up Heels in Simultaneous Participatory Dance Performance on The Music Center Plaza at 44th Annual Blue Ribbon Children’s Festival

– California’s Longest-Continuing Arts Education Initiative Keeps Performing Arts Alive for Students Despite Budget Challenges in Schools – WHAT:   More than 3,100 fifth grade students (18,000 over three days) from throughout Los Angeles County will simultaneously perform a choreographed dance on The Music Center Plaza as part of The 44th Annual Blue Ribbon Children’s […]

01.04.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Tales from the Organ Trade (Philippines)

Tales from the Organ Trade (Philippines)

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 4:30 – 7:00 PM Tamkin Auditorium Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center UCLA Campus Los Angeles, CA 90095 Free and open to the public, but RSVP requested at www.eventbrite.com/e/global-health-awareness-week-at-ucla-tickets-10958748913 Documentary film on the human organ trade includes footage from the Philippines. Film to be followed by panel with Filmmaker Ric Bienstock, Transplant […]

29.03.2014 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Entertainment, Film, Happenings, Online ·
Intersections: World Arts/Local Lives

Intersections: World Arts/Local Lives

On going Display UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History UCLA Campus www.fowler.ucla.edu/exhibitions/intersections Museum admission is free.  Some of the exhibit can also be viewed online. Los Angeles museum-goers at last have an ongoing opportunity to enjoy one of our nation’s most important collections of art from Africa, Asia, the Pacific, and the Americas in Intersections: […]

29.03.2014 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Happenings ·
The Triumph of Philippine Art

The Triumph of Philippine Art

Through April 13, 2014 The Triumph of Philippine Art USC Fisher Museum of Art 823 Exposition Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90089 Tel: 213-740-4561 Web announcement: fisher.usc.edu/exhibitions/triumph_of_the_philippines.html As never been done before, The Triumph of Philippine Art exhibits the nation’s political story and turmoil. The exhibition features various Contemporary Filipino-American artists and has been compiled by M. Teresa Lapid Rodriguez, who […]

29.03.2014 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Entertainment, Happenings ·
Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

May 1 – May 11, 2014 Venues: Directors Guild of America; CGV Cinemas; Japanese American National Museum; and The Art Theatre of Long Beach. Web announcement: asianfilmfestla.org/2014/

28.03.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Refugee Nation (Laos) Open Rehearsal

Refugee Nation (Laos) Open Rehearsal

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Khmer Arts Academy Studio 1364 Obispo Ave. Long Beach, CA 90804 Free and open to the public. RSVP and/or make a donation at www.eventbrite.com/e/refugee-nation-open-rehearsal-fundraiser-at-khmer-arts-academy-tickets-10228597009. Celebrate the Southeast Asian New Year early and engage with TeAda and our host the Khmer Arts Academy as we create new connections […]

28.03.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Protest mobilization in democratizing (South-) East Asia: A cross-country comparison of protest actors and their strategies during political transition

Protest mobilization in democratizing (South-) East Asia: A cross-country comparison of protest actors and their strategies during political transition

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 12:00 noon 10383 Bunche Hall UCLA Campus Free and open to the public. Colloquium with Linda Maduz, Zurich University The presentation examines how political oppositions in Indonesia, Korea, and Thailand mobilized and organized before and during democratization. The analysis starts with an assessment of the mobilization potential of different actor groups […]

28.03.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Neither Slaves nor Free: The Bound Labor of Filipino Migrant Domestic Workers

Neither Slaves nor Free: The Bound Labor of Filipino Migrant Domestic Workers

Friday, March 28, 2014 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm USC Fisher Museum of Art 823 Exposition Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90089  fisher.usc.edu/events/event.html/event/907875/ Free and open to the public. Join USC Dornsife Sociology Professor Rhacel Salazar Parrenas for a talk that attempts to complicate our understanding of human trafficking and forced labor in the 21st century by examining […]

28.03.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
At the Edge of the Human: Colonial and Postcolonial Terror in Vietnam

At the Edge of the Human: Colonial and Postcolonial Terror in Vietnam

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM 3232 Campbell Hall UCLA Campus Los Angeles, CA 90095 Free and open to the public. Symposium with Helle Rydstrom, Professor in the Department of Gender Studies at Lund University, Sweden; and Nguyen-võ Thu-huong, Associate Professor in Asian Languages and Cultures, and Asian American Studies at UCLA. […]

28.03.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Viet Film Fest 2014

Viet Film Fest 2014

April 10-13, 2014 Viet Film Fest 2014 (formerly known as the Vietnamese International Film Festival or ViFF), a prestigious showcase of original and innovative Vietnamese films is proudly presented by the Vietnamese American Arts & Letters Association (VAALA) and will take place on April 10-13, 2014 at a wonderful new location closer to the heart […]

28.03.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Fowler Out Loud: Chankethya Chey and Samantha Blake Goodman

Fowler Out Loud: Chankethya Chey and Samantha Blake Goodman

Thursday, May 22, 2014 6:00 pm UCLA Fowler Museum UCLA Campus Los Angeles, CA 90095 Free performance Samantha Blake Goodman and Kethya Chey, MFA students in dance, perform original pieces related to current Fowler exhibitions. First, Blake Goodman’s dance work “Gira que Gira” embodies the dualities that define Sinful Saints and Saintly Sinners at the Margins of the Americas, […]

28.03.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
“America’s Got Talent” 2013 Winner Kenichi Ebina Performing Live At Pechanga This April

“America’s Got Talent” 2013 Winner Kenichi Ebina Performing Live At Pechanga This April

Pechanga Resort & Casino is proud to announce Kenichi Ebina, “America’s Got Talent” Season 8 winner, will perform a major production show this April for the first time ever since appearing on television. Fans will feel Kenichi Ebina’s pulsating energy from his dance during two special “Kenichi Ebina Dance-ish Entertainment” performances on April 12 and […]

27.03.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Summer 2014 is Out of this World at Grand Park

Summer 2014 is Out of this World at Grand Park

– Blockbuster Fourth of July Celebration Returns, Bigger and Better, with Downtown’s Largest Fireworks Display – – Line-up Includes North American Premiere of Universe of Sound: The Planets – LOS ANGELES (March 25, 2014) – Grand Park will captivate, surprise and delight guests this summer with a multi-faceted programming line-up for all ages and interests […]

26.03.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Filipino stars Lani Misalucha, Jed Madela to co-headline at Pala May 31

Filipino stars Lani Misalucha, Jed Madela to co-headline at Pala May 31

PALA, CA, March 24, 2014 – Asia’s “Nightingale” Lani Misalucha and Filipino recording artist Jed Madela will bring a night of Filipino star power to the Events Center at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, May 31, when they co-headline the “Perfect Combination” concert at Pala Casino Spa & Resort. Misalucha, a world renowned, award-winning recording artist wows audiences with her three-octave vocal range and […]

24.03.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
American Heart Association, Union Bank issue LA challenge: Lace up and walk 25 million steps on National Walking Day

American Heart Association, Union Bank issue LA challenge: Lace up and walk 25 million steps on National Walking Day

LOS ANGELES  – Americans are spending more time than ever sitting in front of computer screens – which means less time being active. That’s why the American Heart Association (AHA) has designated the first Wednesday of April as National Walking Day, which is on April 2 this year. The goal is to get people to lace up their sneakers and […]

20.03.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Cambodian New Year Celebration 2014

Cambodian New Year Celebration 2014

Saturday, April 19, 2014 9 am – 5 pm El Dorado Park 7550 E. Spring Street Long Beach, CA 90808 Admission tickets (per vehicle): •              $30 pre-sale (price included $7 park fee pay to the city) per vehicle •              $40 on the day of the event available at the park entrance (included the $7 park […]

17.03.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Thai New Year “Songkran” Festival

Thai New Year “Songkran” Festival

Sunday, April 6, 2014 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Hollywood Blvd. between Western and Normandie Aves. Los Angeles, CA Free and open to the public. This is a day-long celebration of Thai culture in Thai Town. The event will feature a wide variety of the Thai traditional activities, including Thai kick boxing, stage performances, Thai food […]

14.03.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Village Buildah to Hold International Car Raffle Fundraising Event for Charity

Village Buildah to Hold International Car Raffle Fundraising Event for Charity

Event to give away nearly $40,000 in prizes, including 2014 Mercedes C250 Los Angeles, California – Village Buildah, a nonprofit group dedicated to educating, sheltering, and feeding the underprivileged of the world, is proud to announce its first-ever international Car Raffle Fundraising Event to fund four global charities. Those in the United States and Canada can purchase […]

13.03.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Promotions ·
Grand Park’s Downtown Bookfest 2014

Grand Park’s Downtown Bookfest 2014

GRAND PARK CELEBRATES LA’S LOVE FOR LOCAL AUTHORS, PUBLISHERS AND BOOKSELLERS AT SECOND ANNUAL GRAND PARK DOWNTOWN BOOKFEST WHAT: Los Angeles’ only book festival that focuses exclusively on the local community, the second annual Grand Park Downtown Bookfest offers Angelenos of all ages access to the largest coalition of Los Angeles-based presses and publishers in […]

12.03.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
PHL singing sensation Charice to hold world tour

PHL singing sensation Charice to hold world tour

Former Oprah Winfrey child prodigy will bring her 2014 World Tour to Los Angeles’ Wilshire Ebell Theater in March 15 Los Angeles – Renowned Filipina singer Charice Pempengco (more popularly known as Charice), who has been mesmerizing audiences around the world with her powerful voice, is holding a World Tour that will arrive in Los Angeles, California in March. The series of […]

28.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings, Music, Online ·
‘America’s Got Talent’ 2013 winner Kenichi Ebina performing live at Pechanga

‘America’s Got Talent’ 2013 winner Kenichi Ebina performing live at Pechanga

Pechanga Resort & Casino has always been an Asian friendly destination with a great Asian host team and many Asian concerts for guests of different ethnicities. Now, Pechanga is proud to announce Kenichi Ebina, “America’s Got Talent” Season 8 winner, will perform a major production show for the first time ever since appearing on television. […]

27.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Happenings ·
LAUSD celebrates the arts

LAUSD celebrates the arts

LAUSD Student Inspires First District-wide LAUSD Arts Fest LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) is pleased to announce its first LAUSD Arts Fest 2014, a two-week festival celebrating the arts, beginning Saturday, March 1 through Saturday, March 15, 2014. In honor of Arts Education Month, the District will showcase student art […]

27.02.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
i-Vice Ganda Mo ‘ko sa Amerika comes to the Pechanga Theater

i-Vice Ganda Mo ‘ko sa Amerika comes to the Pechanga Theater

TEMECULA, Calif.  – Vice Ganda, one of the Philippines’ hottest stand-up comedians and showbiz personalities is taking his highly aniticipated concert series entitled “i-Vice Ganda Mo ‘ko sa Amerika” to the Pechanga Theater in Temecula, California. The show, which originally took off under the title “i-Vice Ganda Mo ‘ko sa Araneta” was held last year […]

21.02.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Pioneer L.A. Fil-Am Press Club (est. 1978) to sponsor Creative Writing Workshop

Pioneer L.A. Fil-Am Press Club (est. 1978) to sponsor Creative Writing Workshop

The Filipino American Press Club of Los Angeles, Inc., (FAPCLA) (established 1978), Inc.  will sponsor a two-day Creative Writing Workshop on March 21-22nd, at the Pilipino Workers Center (PWC), Histor4ic Filipino  Town, 153 Glendale Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90026.  This will provide an opportunity to present the seminar for writers, both from professional circles and […]

18.02.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Pilipino Cultural Night to be staged on March 22 at Lakewood High School

Pilipino Cultural Night to be staged on March 22 at Lakewood High School

Twenty seven years after it debuted as the Pilipino Cultural Night as a vehicle to create awareness, nurture and propagate the Philippine culture among high school students in Southern California, four  high schools of the ABC School District have banded together again to stage its 30th  edition on March 22, 6 p.m. at  Lakewood High […]

12.02.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Media gets taste of Pechanga Resort & Casino’s multimillion dollar renovation of lobby and new restaurants

Media gets taste of Pechanga Resort & Casino’s multimillion dollar renovation of lobby and new restaurants

TEMECULA, Calif.  – Pechanga Resort & Casino, the state’s largest resort/casino, recently unveiled its brand new, multimillion dollar renovation of its hotel lobby, two restaurants and the addition of two more dining outlets. To showcase the timeless and elegant spaces, resort officials invited members of the press for a one-day event in which they met […]

11.02.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Happenings, Photos ·
Cebu-born Minerva Benedicto Vier stars in ‘A Cat Named Mercy’

Cebu-born Minerva Benedicto Vier stars in ‘A Cat Named Mercy’

The world premiere theater presentation of “A Cat Named Mercy,” currently showing until February 23, 2014 at Casa 0101 Theatre in Boyle Heights stars Cebu-born, Minerva Benedicto Vier.The play, written by Josefina Lopez and directed by Hector Rodriguez is about maximizing a person’s life, understanding their healthcare issues, as well as their end of life right to a peaceful death. […]

09.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Happenings, Local News ·
Farewell party for Consul General Maria Hellen Barber De La Vega: An invitation to the community

Farewell party for Consul General Maria Hellen Barber De La Vega: An invitation to the community

”Friends of Consul General Maria Hellen Barber-De La Vega,” in cooperation with Kalayaan Incorporated, will tender a farewell party on March 1, at the Double Tree by Hilton, 13111 Sycamore Drive, Norwalk, CA 90650, to honor beloved Congen Hellen for her dedicated and outstanding service to the community. Dinner cost is $45 per person. Consul Gen. […]

04.02.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Celebrate Asian New Year with the Lucky Lion Dancers at Pechanga Resort & Casino

Celebrate Asian New Year with the Lucky Lion Dancers at Pechanga Resort & Casino

Get ready to usher in the Year of the Horse with Pechanga Resort & Casino. Many Asian cultures including Chinese, Taiwanese, Korean, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Malaysian and more mark the lunar New Year in 2014 on Friday, January 31. The very next day, Pechanga Resort & Casino invites everyone to celebrate the fun and festivities with […]

04.02.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Westfield Santa Anita invites customers to ring in the Year of the Horse at its Second Annual Lunar New Year Celebration

Westfield Santa Anita invites customers to ring in the Year of the Horse at its Second Annual Lunar New Year Celebration

The Center partners with local community organizations to showcase Asian-American history and to give back to the community Arcadia, CA – Westfield Santa Anita, the premier shopping center in the San Gabriel Valley, is ringing in Lunar New Year by hosting its second annual festival to celebrate the Year of the Horse. The event will […]

30.01.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
2014 Progressive Insurance Los Angeles Boat Show returns February 6-9 showcasing best of boating

2014 Progressive Insurance Los Angeles Boat Show returns February 6-9 showcasing best of boating

West Coast’s premier boating event cruises into the LA Convention Center and Pier 44 in Marina del Rey, offering visitors a chance to shop and experience the boating lifestyle in-water and on-land  LOS ANGELES – The 2014 Progressive Insurance Los Angeles Boat Show takes place February 6-9, cruising into the Los Angeles Convention Center and Pier 44 […]

30.01.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Celebrate lunar New Year at Pala, Jan. 31-Feb. 15, with $30,000 good luck, good fortune drawing

Celebrate lunar New Year at Pala, Jan. 31-Feb. 15, with $30,000 good luck, good fortune drawing

PALA, CA – Blackjack, Pai Gow Poker and Baccarat players at Pala Casino Spa & Resort can celebrate the Lunar New Year, The Year of the Horse, January 31 to February 15, and win extra cash in the casino’s $30,000 Good Luck & Good Fortune Drawing. Privileges Card Club members can start earning entries into the $30,000 Saturday, February 15, […]

25.01.2014 · Filled under: Happenings, Promotions ·
Pechanga Resort & Casino New Membership Benefit and Upcoming Concert

Pechanga Resort & Casino New Membership Benefit and Upcoming Concert

New Membership Benefit If you are not yet a member of The Club at Pechanga, signing up is free and easy. Open to everyone 21 and older with valid ID, simply stop by the club desk and you will soon be on your way to accumulating valuable perks each time you play your favorite slots […]

09.01.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
The University of the Philippines Concert Chorus

The University of the Philippines Concert Chorus

The world acclaimed University of the Philippines  Concert Chorus will perform at the Michael J. Slattery Hall of the Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Church in Santa Clarita on Saturday, January 4, 2014. Most recently, they competed at the “2012 Festival Internacional de Musica de Catonigros” in Catalonia, Spain and took home the First Prize in the […]

02.01.2014 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Society of Seven with special guests in a benefit concert for the PHL at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts on Thu., Dec. 19

Society of Seven with special guests in a benefit concert for the PHL at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts on Thu., Dec. 19

CERRITOS, CA – The City of Cerritos is sponsoring Society of Seven With Special Guests in a Benefit Concert for the Philippines to raise funds for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan. Proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to the American Red Cross to support its relief efforts for the Philippines. The benefit concert will […]

05.12.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
2nd ‘Hanep Sa Wow’ Filipino Music Festival, A celebration of original Pilipino music (OPM) and Filipino musicality

2nd ‘Hanep Sa Wow’ Filipino Music Festival, A celebration of original Pilipino music (OPM) and Filipino musicality

Joey Albert, Nonoy Zuniga to headline Nov. 30 show  at Pala Casino with ‘Music & Magic’ members Fe de los Reyes, Eva Caparas & Jet Montelibano and the very special guest appearance of Ms. Kevyn Lettau PALA, CA, November 25, 2013 – Filipino pop stars and certified hitmakers Joey Albert and Nonoy Zuniga will headline […]

26.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
NHM Announces First Fridays 2014: L.A. Stories

NHM Announces First Fridays 2014: L.A. Stories

Series featuring live music, discussions, and tours kicks off Friday, January 10with L.A. bands Conway and Youngblood Hawke; L.A. authors Dr. Barbara Natterson-Horowitz and Kathryn Bowers November 25, 2013—This year, to celebrate NHM’s new permanent exhibit Becoming Los Angeles and the opening of its Nature Lab and Nature Gardens, the nighttime series First Fridays goes in search of a new kind […]

26.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
UST singers alumni performs in a Christmas concert

UST singers alumni performs in a Christmas concert

Christmas is just around the corner.  And as everyone is busy preparing for the holiday season, the University of Santo Tomas (UST) Singers Alumni in America wishes to invite everyone to relax and enjoy as it presents “A Choral Christmas” – a two-night concert in celebration of the UST Singers 20th anniversary.  The concert takes place […]

25.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
GAAF to hold Gospel Musicfest for victims of Haiyan

GAAF to hold Gospel Musicfest for victims of Haiyan

The Guardian Angels of America Foundation (GAAF) responds to the call for HELP in Tacloban and Bohol by holding the 1st Fil-Am Gospel Music Festival and Fair on November 23, Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center, 3330 Civic Center Drive Torrance, CA. 90503. The Gospel Festival and Fair […]

22.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Meet and Greet Robert ” Jawo” Jaworski

Meet and Greet Robert ” Jawo” Jaworski

A Fundraiser Benefiting our Kababayan : The Survivors of Typhoon Yolanda

21.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
60 Celebs Unite in ABS-CBN’s “Tulong Na!” Benefit Concert

60 Celebs Unite in ABS-CBN’s “Tulong Na!” Benefit Concert

10,000 people fill up Araneta Coliseum to help calamity survivors; TFC North America Sagip Kapamilya telethon raises over $311k Songs of hope, unity and inspiration filled the recent sold-out, star-studded fundraising concert of ABS-CBN that gathered some of the country’s brightest stars, Kapamilya network executives, and almost 10,000 people for one cause — to help […]

21.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Theatrical Performance on Call Centers in the Philippines: “Dallas Non-Stop”

Theatrical Performance on Call Centers in the Philippines: “Dallas Non-Stop”

Through December 9, 2013 Various times, primarily 8:00 p.m. Atwater Village Theatre 3269 Casitas Ave Los Angeles, CA 90039 Various ticket prices depending on date. Web announcement and tickets: dallas.brownpapertickets.com/ or 800-838-3006 DALLAS NON-STOP is set in a Manila call-center about a woman trying to imagine herself in the United States through the prism of the “Dallas” TV show. The […]

21.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Grand Park to Host Major Celebration for New Year’s Eve

Grand Park to Host Major Celebration for New Year’s Eve

Grand Park’s “N.Y.E. LA” Gives Angelenos a Central Place in the Heart of Los Angeles  to Ring in the New Year, All Together, for the First Time –  Iconic City Hall Building to Become a Beacon for Los Angeles’ Grand Festivities – LOS ANGELES (November 19, 2013) – Grand Park today announced a grand-scale free […]

20.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
150th Birth Anniversary of Andres Bonifacio

150th Birth Anniversary of Andres Bonifacio

19.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Local Fitness Expert To Hold A Charity Bootcamp To Help The Victims Of Typhoon Haiyan In The Philippines

Local Fitness Expert To Hold A Charity Bootcamp To Help The Victims Of Typhoon Haiyan In The Philippines

San Diego, California – During the months of November and December, Danny Short, San Diego’s top personal trainer, will launch a Fitness boot camp training dedicated to helping the victims of the typhoon Haiyan that struck the island of the Philippines a few weeks back.. “The purpose of this boot camp training is to raise […]

19.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Filipino Actor, Raymond Bagatsing, to be honored at OneFilAm Festival

Filipino Actor, Raymond Bagatsing, to be honored at OneFilAm Festival

Raymond Bagatsing, one of the Philippines’ most celebrated super stars and a multi-award winning actor, will be the honorary guest at the OneFilAm Festival on November 16th, in Hollywood, California. He’ll receive a ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’, as a highly regarded Filipino actor, for his contribution to film.  Being in the spotlight comes naturally to Mr Bagatsing, who comes from […]

16.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings ·
VOICES FOR HOPE Fundraising Concert for Yolanda/Haiyan Victims to be held on Nov 17 Sunday

VOICES FOR HOPE Fundraising Concert for Yolanda/Haiyan Victims to be held on Nov 17 Sunday

Filipino-American Talents will perform at 4pm at White Memorial SDA Church in Los Angeles Everyone wants to help – the unimaginable destruction is hard to absorb, unfathomable and unbelievable. But indeed it is the painful truth for our countrymen back in Tacloban/Leyte. Thus, there was an overflowing of support from the Filipino-American Community and various […]

16.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
THE 12th GAWAD AMERIKA AWARDS Recognizing Only The Best of The Filipino-American Talents

THE 12th GAWAD AMERIKA AWARDS Recognizing Only The Best of The Filipino-American Talents

WHAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO KNOW? By: Jennifer Stein-New York News Flash The Organization: The Gawad Amerika started in 1996 as a civic organization called the “Gawad Amerika Foundation” (GAF). It was founded by its Chairman of the Board and civic leader, Charles Simbulan who has a strong and dynamic vision of helping and cultivating the talents of young […]

16.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings ·

Philippine Typhoon Relief Donation Drive Drop-Off Rally Set for Wednesday, Nov. 20 at the Rose Bowl

Los Angeles, November 14, 2013 – Filipino American Television (FilAm TV) along with the Office of Vice-Mayor Jacque Robinson, City of Pasadena, Victory Cargo, the American Red Cross, and PNB-Remittance Centers Inc announced today that monetary donations and donations for canned goods, non-perishable food, toiletries, and clothes will be accepted for free shipment directly to […]

15.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings, Hometown, Local News, News ·

Help us raise $10,000 for Philippine Storm Relief

The typhoon in the Philippines has affected thousands overseas and right here in the U.S. As a company, we at Air & Water have decided to help aid in the relief efforts for the disaster in the Philippines. For two days we will be donating 10% of our gross sales to the American Red Cross. […]

14.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings, Hometown, Local News, News, Offbeat ·
Tustin Resident, dedicated mom and advocate will walk for son with autism Nov. 16

Tustin Resident, dedicated mom and advocate will walk for son with autism Nov. 16

TUSTIN, CA –Surfer girl and mom to a child with autism, Jennifer Jones knows about the obstacles and challenges of being a family member to a person with autism, and will walk during Orange County Walk Now for Autism Speaks for her son Dylan, 13, on Saturday, November 16, 2013, at the Orange County Great Park, El […]

14.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Garden Grove Resident and Autism Speech and Behavior Expert Walks in Support of Nephews and Cousins with Autism

Garden Grove Resident and Autism Speech and Behavior Expert Walks in Support of Nephews and Cousins with Autism

GARDEN GROVE, CA– Garden Grove resident Julie Chau Diep, 37, speech-language pathologist and Founder of OC Autism, knows about the obstacles and challenges of being a family member and therapist to those affected by autism, and will walk in support of the autism community during Orange County Walk Now for Autism Speaks, Saturday, November 16, 2013, at the Orange County […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Twelfth Annual Autumn Festival Brings Magic and Beauty of the Fall Season to Aquarium of the Pacific

Twelfth Annual Autumn Festival Brings Magic and Beauty of the Fall Season to Aquarium of the Pacific

Celebrate the arts, cuisines, and cultures of China, Japan, Korea, and the Philippines on November 9-10, 2013, at the Aquarium WHAT: In China, people celebrate the Moon Festival. In Japan, regional harvest festivals, or matsuri, are held. Chuseok is the traditional Korean fall festival. Celebrate the magic of fall through the arts, cuisines, and cultures of China, […]

09.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Bands to play at Tribute Two The Beatles at Josephine’s in Cerritos November 24

Bands to play at Tribute Two The Beatles at Josephine’s in Cerritos November 24

Several bands, most of which are composed of Filipino-American rock artists, will play Beatles songs on November 24 during the Tribute Two The Beatles event at Josephine’s Bistro Restaurant in Cerritos, California. Organizers said performing bands will include Rocking Chair Band, No Dice Classic Rock, the so-called “Beatles of Pinas” the Rubbersounds, the “young Beatles” […]

07.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Holiday Celebration: Asian Karaoke Night at Pechanga Resort & Casino

Holiday Celebration: Asian Karaoke Night at Pechanga Resort & Casino

Pechanga Resort & Casino will be hosting a “Asian Karaoke Night” on Saturdays, begin at 10pm and ends at 2am at the Pechanga Comedy Club, Korean Night will be held on November 9th & December 7th, Vietnamese Night on November 16th & December 14th, Filipino Night on November 23rd & December 21st, Chinese Night on November 30th & December 28th. KJ will select the latest hits […]

06.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Director of New Fullerton Center for Autism Walks in 10th Anniversary Orange County Walk Now for Autism Speaks – November 16, 2013

Director of New Fullerton Center for Autism Walks in 10th Anniversary Orange County Walk Now for Autism Speaks – November 16, 2013

FULLERTON, CA – Inspired by the children and families that are served by the new California State University, Fullerton Center for Autism, autism researcher and professor Jason K. Baker, Ph.D., 39, of Fullerton, will walk for autism in the 10th Anniversary Walk Now for Autism Speaks Orange County on Saturday, November 16, 2013 at the […]

05.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Ambassador Cusia to Keynote the 2013 FPACC Bi-National Conference

Ambassador Cusia to Keynote the 2013 FPACC Bi-National Conference

Los Angeles, October 31, 2013.  The Federation of the Philippine American Chambers of Commerce (FPACC) presents a three-day 2013 Bi-National Conference entitled “Lights! Camera! Business!  The Pivotal Role of Entrepreneurs in Philippine-American Trade and Investments”  to be hosted by the Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles at the Sheraton Gateway LAX Hotel at 6101 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles, […]

05.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
2013 Korean Food Fair in Los Angeles

2013 Korean Food Fair in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, California – Korea Agro-Fisheries & Food Trade Corporation (“aT“) served traditional and fresh foods – Korean style at the ‘K-Food Fair,’ a brand-new trade show in combination of Korean foods and business consultations, on October 22-23 at the Hyatt Regency-LA Downtown Hotel (a.k.a The L.A. Hotel Downtown, 333 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, […]

04.11.2013 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Happenings ·
10th Anniversary Orange County Walk Now for Autism Speaks Expects 8,500 Attendees – November 16

10th Anniversary Orange County Walk Now for Autism Speaks Expects 8,500 Attendees – November 16

IRVINE, CA—Experience the power of an anticipated 8,500 autism supporters united by the cause at the 10th anniversary Orange County Walk Now for Autism Speaks on Saturday, November 16, 2013, at the Orange County Great Park, El Toro Field, located at 6990 Marine Way in Irvine. Powered by volunteers and families with loved ones on […]

02.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Short Film “Freight Train” to Screen at One Fil-Am Festival

Short Film “Freight Train” to Screen at One Fil-Am Festival

With Special Appearances by Raymond Bagatsing, Radhaa Nilia, and Ayvee Verzonilla LOS ANGELES CA – 2013 short film Freight Train will screen at Barnsdall Gallery Theater at 4800 Hollywood Blvd. Los Angeles CA 90027 on November 16th, 2013 at 3:30pm. A special appearance will be made by Actor Raymond Bagatsing, Actress/Producer Radhaa Nilia, and Producer/Songwriter […]

01.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film, Happenings, Photos ·
Forgotten Soldiers to Open Hollywood’s OneFilAm Film Festival

Forgotten Soldiers to Open Hollywood’s OneFilAm Film Festival

Saturday, November 16. Opening ceremonies at 9:00 am, Forgotten Soldiers at 10:00 am, Barnsdall Gallery Theater, 4800 Hollywood Blvd. Sacrifice, courage and betrayal. At the beginning of World War II, General Douglas MacArthur’s 80,000 Filipino and American troops on Bataan faced one of the worst atrocities in military history–the Bataan Death March. In this stirring […]

01.11.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Journey at Pechanga golf course celebrates five years and record number of golfers teeing off

Journey at Pechanga golf course celebrates five years and record number of golfers teeing off

TEMECULA, Calif. – (Oct. 7, 2013) – Opened in the midst of the worst recession in decades, Journey at Pechanga has traveled a journey of its own as a golf course. Celebrating its fifth anniversary this year and marking a record number of tee times logged so far for its entire five years, Journey at […]

28.10.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
One Kapamilya Go 2013 rouses thousands with world-class, coast-to-coast spectacle

One Kapamilya Go 2013 rouses thousands with world-class, coast-to-coast spectacle

TFC thrills fans with dazzling concert performances in Prudential Center & California’s Great America    REDWOOD CITY, CA, October 25, 2013 – “Sulit na sulit! Sana maulit muli!” It is with purposeful intent that One Kapamilya Go 2013 was billed as the apotheosis of the TFC Sama Saya series in North America.  Not only was it a fitting climax to the annual […]

28.10.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings ·
Film NICO’S SAMPAGUITA Launches ONEFILAM Film Festival In Celebration of the Filipino-American History Month of October

Film NICO’S SAMPAGUITA Launches ONEFILAM Film Festival In Celebration of the Filipino-American History Month of October

October 24, 2013 (Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA)- The ONEFILAM Film Festival, the first Filipino American film festival in Los Angeles in celebration of the Fil-Am History Month, will be launched on October 27, 2013 with the premiere Los Angeles screening of the short film, Nico’s Sampaguita. Nico’s Sampaguita is directed by Aaron Woolfolk and produced by San […]

25.10.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
You Are Cordially Invited To FRANCHISING Business Opportunities in the Philippines

You Are Cordially Invited To FRANCHISING Business Opportunities in the Philippines

24.10.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
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