Campaign Promoting Benefits Of U.S. Citizenship Targets Asian Immigrants, Fastest Growing Immigrant Population

Campaign Promoting Benefits Of U.S. Citizenship Targets Asian Immigrants, Fastest Growing Immigrant Population

Eligible immigrants strongly urged to take the first step now to have a chance of becoming a U.S. citizen before November election   Over 300,000 Asian immigrants in L.A. County currently eligible to naturalize and become a U.S. Citizen LOS ANGELES – Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA), in close partnership with community-based organizations and […]

13.08.2016 · Filled under: Local News, Promotions, Services ·
CalCPA gives advice on battling tax identity theft

CalCPA gives advice on battling tax identity theft

Many people are aware of the dangers of identity theft but may not realize how quickly it is growing or the numerous areas in which it can occur. Did you know, for example, that identity theft reports to the Federal Trade Commission jumped by nearly 50 percent in 2015, to almost half a million claims? […]

11.08.2016 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
White House Initiative, UC Riverside Partner to Improve Asian American, Pacific Islander Data

White House Initiative, UC Riverside Partner to Improve Asian American, Pacific Islander Data

Nationwide challenge encourages novel approaches to understand the fastest-growing population group By Bettye Miller RIVERSIDE, Calif., AUGUST 10, 2016 – Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are the fastest-growing and most diverse racial groups in the country. Between 2000 and 2010, their populations grew by 46 percent and 40 percent, respectively, compared to 10 percent for the […]

10.08.2016 · Filled under: Services, U.S. News ·
SEC review reflects serious concerns regarding bond credit ratings

SEC review reflects serious concerns regarding bond credit ratings

According to the web sites run by Fitch, Moody’s and S&P, the definition of a BBB+ rated bond is the following; “An obligation rated ‘BBB’ exhibits adequate protection parameters. However, adverse economic conditions or changing circumstances are more likely to lead to a weakened capacity of the obligor to meet its financial commitment on the […]

08.08.2016 · Filled under: Services ·
Campaign Promoting Benefits Of U.S. Citizenship Targets Asian Immigrants, Fastest Growing Immigrant Population

Campaign Promoting Benefits Of U.S. Citizenship Targets Asian Immigrants, Fastest Growing Immigrant Population

Eligible immigrants strongly urged to take the first step now to have a chance of becoming a U.S. citizen before November election Over 300,000 Asian immigrants in L.A. County currently eligible to naturalize and become a U.SLOS ANGELES – Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA), in close partnership with community-based organizations and local government, announced […]

06.08.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, Offers, Promotions, Services ·
DACA remains valid as Asians urged to avail immigration relief

DACA remains valid as Asians urged to avail immigration relief

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

01.08.2016 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
LA Fellows seeks unemployed professionals for free training

LA Fellows seeks unemployed professionals for free training

Despite the uptick in the economy, many long-term unemployed workers and older, educated, highly-skilled mid-level professionals are still struggling to find jobs. Stable, secure, salaried positions are becoming less common; workers must often learn how to cobble together contract or part-time positions to pay the bills. The LA Fellows program at Los Angeles Valley College was designed […]

25.07.2016 · Filled under: Services ·
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 ·
California Home Visiting Program marks 100,000th visit

California Home Visiting Program marks 100,000th visit

SACRAMENTO – The California Home Visiting Program (CHVP) celebrated a landmark 100,000th visit this week as part of the state’s hands-on efforts to provide assistance to new parents and improve the health and wellbeing of children across the state. The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) preventive intervention program focuses on positive parenting and child development. “Home visiting is an effective […]

11.07.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Services, U.S. News ·
Many Eligible For Prop. 47 Relief Still Need to Apply

Many Eligible For Prop. 47 Relief Still Need to Apply

Viji Sundaram OAKLAND, Calif. – California’s Prop. 47 allows many individuals to change certain felonies into misdemeanors on their criminal records – but less than a quarter of those eligible have submitted their requests, and the window of opportunity could expire next year. Eighteen months into Prop. 47’s enactment, the state has received some 211,000 […]

22.06.2016 · Filled under: Environment, Legal Matters, Services ·
Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders urged to vote  in California’s June 7 Primary

Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders urged to vote in California’s June 7 Primary

Asian Americans Advancing Justice releases “Get-Out-The-Vote” video with APIAVote LOS ANGELES – As Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM) drew to a close last Tuesday, a new video was released by Asian Americans Advancing Justice and APIAVote urges Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (AANHPIs) to go vote in this important election year. The video features George Takei, […]

03.06.2016 · Filled under: Asian News, Services ·
Boracay resort finalist at World Spa Awards

Boracay resort finalist at World Spa Awards

BORACAY ISLAND, Aklan  (PNA) – A spa and wellness resort in this tourist island was chosen as one of the nominees for the 2nd World Spa Awards. Mandala Spa and Resort Villas has been nominated in two categories, particularly, Asia’s Best Wellness Retreat and Philippines’ Best Wellness Retreat. Situated in a private area in this […]

02.06.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Contests, Destinations, Health & Fitness, Services ·
Cebuana Lhuiller launches National Pilipino Protektado Day, to give free microinsurance to 1M Filipinos

Cebuana Lhuiller launches National Pilipino Protektado Day, to give free microinsurance to 1M Filipinos

MANILA  (PNA) –- Cebuana Lhuillier, the country’s largest microfinancial institution, launched Wednesday the National Pilipino Protektado Day, an initiative that promises to provide more security to different communities in the Philippines. During the unveiling of the project on today at the Fairmont Hotel Makati, the company, in partnership with Pioneer Insurance, announced that it will […]

02.06.2016 · Filled under: Offers, Promotions, Services ·
Bigger, better now tour 2016 announces new dates, fun-filled program for next-gen Fil-Ams

Bigger, better now tour 2016 announces new dates, fun-filled program for next-gen Fil-Ams

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Next generation Filipino-Americans aged 18 to 44 looking for excitement and adventure in the Philippines may now sign up for the “Now Philippines Tour” or simply, NOW Tour 2016, to be held on new dates 26 August – 3 September 2016 in Manila, Cebu, and Dumaguete. The NOW Tour 2016 is organized by The […]

31.05.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Offers, Promotions, Services ·
SCE launches Charge Ready Electric Vehicle Charging Pilot Program

SCE launches Charge Ready Electric Vehicle Charging Pilot Program

Hundreds of stations to be added for area employees, customers, residents and students ROSEMEAD, Calif., May 16, 2016 — Southern California Edison’s Charge Ready program will bring representatives of local businesses and other organizations together on Wednesday in Irwindale to learn how they can take part in the pilot program that will add as many as 1,500 […]

17.05.2016 · Filled under: Environment, Local News, Motoring, Science & Technology, Services ·
Interpreter request web portal available for small claims hearings

Interpreter request web portal available for small claims hearings

The Los Angeles Superior Court has launched a new service that allows parties needing language assistance in small claims cases to request an interpreter free of charge in advance of their court hearing. The Interpreter Request Portal can be found on the Court’s website at www.lacourt.org or through the following link: http://www.lacourt.org/irud/ui/index.aspx?ct=SC Any party in a small claims […]

14.05.2016 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
Vote now for AARP’s Asian American & Pacific Islander Community Hero Awards; Pinay among candidates

Vote now for AARP’s Asian American & Pacific Islander Community Hero Awards; Pinay among candidates

WASHINGTON, D.C  – Vote now for AARP’s inaugural Asian American and Pacific Islander Community Hero Awards to acknowledge the hard-working staff and volunteers of non-profit organizations serving AAPIs age 50-plus. Visitfacebook.com/AARPAAPICommunity to cast your vote during Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month until May 31, 2016 at 11pm ET. Three heroes and their organizations […]

10.05.2016 · Filled under: Contests, Local News, Services ·
65% of Americans traveling outside the U.S. will use mobile data to check in with loved ones back home

65% of Americans traveling outside the U.S. will use mobile data to check in with loved ones back home

You can now be connected in 100+ countries with Verizon TravelPass NEW YORK – A new survey reveals one in three Americans is planning to travel outside of the U.S. in the next year.  Of those traveling internationally, a whopping 80 percent plan to use their phone and data on their phone with 65 percent […]

06.05.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Science & Technology, Services ·
New report reveals booming Asian American older adult population in Los Angeles

New report reveals booming Asian American older adult population in Los Angeles

Census data show aging community’s growing needs and challenges, including poverty, language barriers, and health LOS ANGELES,  – The face of Los Angeles County’s older adult population is changing. According to a new report released today by AARP and Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles, Asian Americans are among the fastest-growing 50-plus populations countywide. […]

29.04.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Local News, Services ·
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 ·
Earn Less Than $13,870? California Rewards Low-Income Tax Filers.

Earn Less Than $13,870? California Rewards Low-Income Tax Filers.

SACRAMENTO–The Golden State’s poverty statistics are grim: Two in five people live just over the federal poverty level (FPL), and the state has the highest child poverty rate in the nation. But this year, for the first time, California’s working poor will get to keep more of their earnings in their pockets thanks to the […]

13.04.2016 · Filled under: Local News, Offers, Services ·
30 Edison scholars to receive $1.2-M; Each scholar gets $40,000

30 Edison scholars to receive $1.2-M; Each scholar gets $40,000

ROSEMEAD, Calif.,   — Edison International, the parent company of Southern California Edison, congratulates 30 high school seniors who have been named 2016 Edison Scholars, each winning a $40,000 scholarship. Students will learn of their scholarship award April 11-15 when SCE staffers make notifications that will include surprise visits to some schools. “Congratulations to these deserving Edison Scholars,” said Janet […]

06.04.2016 · Filled under: Offers, Services ·
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 ·
Apl. deAp gets a ‘spotlight’ at CHLA

Apl. deAp gets a ‘spotlight’ at CHLA

By Abner Galino POPULAR rapper Apl. deap has earned a “spotlight” at the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles (CHLA) celebrity charity wall for leading a campaign against blindness among children in the Philippines. Apl. deap, whose real name is Allan Pineda Lindo, came to the CHLA at Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles on Thursday and took […]

29.03.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Local News, Music, Services ·
Tax time tips and reminders, courtesy of Wells Fargo

Tax time tips and reminders, courtesy of Wells Fargo

Forgetting about tax deductions or credits can be costly. It’s important to tell your tax preparer about your expenses, gifts and retirement plan contributions to help lessen your tax bill. Even if you prepare your own tax return, begin gathering this information now. Here is a “Top 10” list of tax tips that can easily […]

15.03.2016 · Filled under: Services ·
USCIS announces $10-M citizenship and integration grant opportunities

USCIS announces $10-M citizenship and integration grant opportunities

WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is now accepting applications for two funding opportunities under the Citizenship and Integration Grant Program. These are competitive grant opportunities for organizations that prepare permanent residents for naturalization and promote civic integration through increased knowledge of English, U.S. history and civics. The two programs will provide up to $10 million in […]

09.03.2016 · Filled under: Services, U.S. News ·
DHS launches pilot program on hiring alien workers

DHS launches pilot program on hiring alien workers

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today announced the launch of a Known Employer pilot to assess a new process for employers seeking to hire certain workers through employment-based visa categories. By modifying the process U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) uses to reviews an employer’s eligibility to sponsor individuals under certain employment-based […]

06.03.2016 · Filled under: Services, U.S. News ·
AARP seeks nomination for Asian American & Pacific Islander Community Hero Awards

AARP seeks nomination for Asian American & Pacific Islander Community Hero Awards

WASHINGTON, D.C – AARP is pleased to announce its new Asian American and Pacific Islander Community Hero Awards to acknowledge hard-working staff and volunteers of non-profit organizations. The call for nominations is open now until March 31, 2016 at AARP’s AAPI Community Facebook page. “We encourage everyone to nominate the passionate and committed individuals in […]

06.03.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Offers, Promotions, Services ·
World Book Day – Nanie Guanlao and his free library in Manila

World Book Day – Nanie Guanlao and his free library in Manila

In the Makati district of Manila in the Philippines, there’s a large sign outside the front of an otherwise unassuming house stating “free reading to the public”. Over the last fifteen years, Ernando ‘Nanie’ Guanlao has transformed his home into a library, open to anyone and everyone. Starting with only 100 books, the 63 year-old former accountant has […]

03.03.2016 · Filled under: Apps, Books, Offers, Online, Promotions, Services ·
SBA economic injury disaster loans available to small businesses

SBA economic injury disaster loans available to small businesses

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Small, nonfarm businesses in all 58 California counties and neighboring Arizona, Nevada and Oregon counties listed below are now eligible to apply for low‑interest federal disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). These loans offset economic losses because of reduced revenues caused by the drought that began January 1, 2016, announced […]

02.03.2016 · Filled under: Offers, Services, U.S. News ·

Dungeness crab health advisory lifted along Central California coast

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

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

CARE launches California Council on Carpet Recycling

18-member advisory group to give voice to diverse stakeholders Sacramento, CA  – The Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE) has announced the formation of the California Council on Carpet Recycling (Carpet Council), an 18-member advisory group, selected to provide guidance to CARE on California’s carpet recycling efforts. The Council represents diverse stakeholders from across the state […]

12.02.2016 · Filled under: Environment, Health & Fitness, Services ·
As metallic balloon outages soar SCE urges customers to secure them this Valentine’s Day

As metallic balloon outages soar SCE urges customers to secure them this Valentine’s Day

ROSEMEAD, Calif  — Records might be made to be broken, but Southern California Edison just experienced one that it never wants to come close to again. SCE saw an all-time high 924 power outages caused by free-floating metallic balloons last year, far surpassing its previous high of 714 in 2012. With Valentine’s Day near, SCE […]

10.02.2016 · Filled under: Holidays, Home & Garden, Services, Valentine's Day ·
Gawad Kalinga USA Hope Summit in Los Angeles March 4-6

Gawad Kalinga USA Hope Summit in Los Angeles March 4-6

Los Angeles, CA   – This Spring, GK 1 World Foundation (dba Gawad Kalinga USA), in cooperation with Seafood City, will host the Hope Summit 2016, a three-day event on March 4-6 at Radisson Hotel Los Angeles at USC. A team from the GK global network that includes GK founding father Tony Meloto and GK Executive Director Jose Luis […]

08.02.2016 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
PAL announces the launching of its non-stop LAX-Cebu flight on March 15

PAL announces the launching of its non-stop LAX-Cebu flight on March 15

By Joy Marino LOS ANGELES − Philippine Airlines is expanding its United States service with the launching of its non-stop flight from Los Angeles to Cebu, an executive of the Philippines’ national flag carrier announced. The launch of the flights between Cebu and Los Angeles coincides with the airline’s 75th founding anniversary on March 15, […]

08.02.2016 · Filled under: Destinations, Local News, Services ·

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

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

04.02.2016 · Filled under: Services, U.S. News ·
OCA 2016 Summer Internship applications are now open

OCA 2016 Summer Internship applications are now open

WASHINGTON, D.C. – OCA-Asian Pacific American Advocates is now accepting applications for its 2016 Summer Internship Program. As OCA continues with its 26th year of its signature internship program, we invite student advocates from all across the nation to apply for the opportunity to be engaged in advocacy and professional development through a national organization. “Over these past […]

17.01.2016 · Filled under: Offers, Services ·
Glendale Water and Power ranked among most reliable utilities

Glendale Water and Power ranked among most reliable utilities

GLENDALE, California – PA Consulting Group recently ranked Glendale Water and Power (GWP) as one of the most reliable utilities in the Nation.  In their System Reliability, Restoration, and Response Report (SR3), PA Consulting Group evaluated outages for 100 publicly-owned utilities (POUs) and 136 investor owned utilities (IOUs) nationwide, taking into account system outage duration, […]

07.01.2016 · Filled under: Environment, Services ·
LBC, BOC collaborate to ensure speedy balikbayan box deliveries

LBC, BOC collaborate to ensure speedy balikbayan box deliveries

PASAY – Following through on their discussions in the recently concluded Asia Logistics Summit 2015, LBC Express, Inc., the country’s largest logistics, remittance, and courier company, and the Bureau of Customs (BOC) are working hand-in-hand to ensure that Balikbayan boxes, especially ones targeted for Christmas, arrive promptly and safely. BOC Chief Bert Lina was one […]

07.01.2016 · Filled under: Services ·

EPA awards $50,000 to LA Unified to educate students on water conservation

SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded an environmental education grant of $50,000 to the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) to develop and implement curriculum focused on water sustainability in a changing climate. Five middle schools and five high schools—a total of 20 classrooms—will learn about water conservation, recycled water, and storm […]

14.12.2015 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
USCIS launches ‘Emma’ – virtual assistant to finding answers

USCIS launches ‘Emma’ – virtual assistant to finding answers

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services launched a virtual assistant named “Emma” today on uscis.gov, allowing customers to quickly find accurate information. She answers questions in plain English and navigates users to relevant USCIS web pages. She is named after Emma Lazarus, whose famous words are inscribed at the base of the Statue of Liberty. Emma was […]

10.12.2015 · Filled under: Services, U.S. News ·
Don’t fall for utility bill scams this Holiday Season

Don’t fall for utility bill scams this Holiday Season

With more than 16,000 SCE customers victimized since January 2014, the utility recently partnered with local law enforcement and AARP  By Caroline Aoyagi-Stom, Southern California Edison@SCE_CarolineA When Jinza Teriyaki restaurant owner John Lee, 40, answered the phone at his business six months ago, the suspicious caller identified himself as a Southern CaliforniaEdison representative and asked for immediate payment or […]

07.12.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Services ·
Safety deserves a place at the Thanksgiving table

Safety deserves a place at the Thanksgiving table

By Paul Netter, Southern California Edison Keep an eye on what you fry … or grill … or broil. And never leave stovetop cooking unattended. This is true all year but especially on Thanksgiving Day, which has three times more home fires than any other day largely because of unattended stovetop cooking, according to the National Fire […]

22.11.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Holidays, Home & Garden, Services, Thanksgiving ·
High winds disrupt power throughout Southern California

High winds disrupt power throughout Southern California

High winds sweeping down from the north caused power outages Monday in communities across Southern California. As if 1:30 p.m., Southern California Edison was managing about 500 storm-related incidents with more than 5,400 customers affected by the wind. SCE work crews have begun restoring electric service to customers without power as a result of the high winds. Areas impacted […]

17.11.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Local News, Services ·
California’s new paid sick leave law

California’s new paid sick leave law

Recently, the California State Legislature passed the Healthy Workplace, Healthy Family’s Act of 2014 (HWHFA) requiring employers to provide paid sick leave to their employees.  An employee who on or after July 1, 2015 works in California for 30 or more days within a year, and satisfies a 90-day employment period before taking any sick […]

11.11.2015 · Filled under: Jacob M. Krall, Legal Matters, Services ·
APIAVote, AAJC launch election hotline in multi-languages

APIAVote, AAJC launch election hotline in multi-languages

For this year’s elections, Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote) and Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC partnered once again to support AANHPI voters through our national election protection hotline, 1-888-API-VOTE. Bilingual assistance was available to voters in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Vietnamese, and Tagalog. Calls were fielded from across the country, including from […]

11.11.2015 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
Union Bank, American Heart Association reveal name and design of their 2016 Rose Parade float

Union Bank, American Heart Association reveal name and design of their 2016 Rose Parade float

LOS ANGELES, CA –  Union Bank and the American Heart Association (AHA) Western States Affiliate announced today their premier float will be called “Union of Hearts.” The float will be a part of the world famous 2016 Rose Parade® presented by Honda. The name pays tribute to the 30-year collaboration between the bank and the […]

04.11.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Local News, Services ·
American Stroke Association urges people to learn the F.A.S.T. warning signs of stroke

American Stroke Association urges people to learn the F.A.S.T. warning signs of stroke

LOS ANGELES — It was the summer of 2009 and Dana Rivera was having a typical day. She started her morning with a workout then dropped off her son at summer school. Before picking him up in the afternoon, Dana made a quick stop at the store where she suddenly felt the left side of her […]

04.11.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Services ·
Off-duty lineman answers the (wake up) call

Off-duty lineman answers the (wake up) call

SCE employee’s late-night heroics earn praise as he helps first responders after Visalia car accident By Paul Netter, Southern California Edison Matt Duma wasn’t dressed to impress, but he left quite the impression anyway. Pajamas, slippers and all. The Southern California Edison transmission line foreman’s quick thinking played a pivotal role in a car-hit-utility-pole accident late Monday in Visalia. […]

27.10.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Services ·
Apl.de.ap Foundation International donates ophthalmology equipment to medical center in Davao City

Apl.de.ap Foundation International donates ophthalmology equipment to medical center in Davao City

Campaign for Filipino Children pledges similar gifts to four other regional hospitals in the country (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Allen Pineda Lindo, or better known as Apl.de.ap of the Grammy award-winning group Black Eyed Peas, is legally blind. So it was only appropriate that when his international foundation decided to launch its first healthcare initiative it […]

18.10.2015 · Filled under: Filipino Stars, Local News, Services ·
AARP launches National Caregiving Awareness Campaign: Show Kindness to 40 Million Caregivers

AARP launches National Caregiving Awareness Campaign: Show Kindness to 40 Million Caregivers

Campaign will include a new AARP caregiving book, Random Acts of Kindness contest, caregiving fair, and a special AARP The Magazine report featuring an intimate look into ‘24 hours in the life of caregivers’ WASHINGTON, DC—November is National Family Caregivers Month and AARP is launching a national campaign to bring awareness to the important role that […]

Diverse consumers overwhelmingly optimistic about financial future

Wells Fargo survey affirms African American, Asian and Hispanic communities more hopeful about finances, managing credit than general population SAN FRANCISCO – Diverse consumers feel optimistic about the current U.S economic outlook, according to the third “How American Buys and Borrows” survey by Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) and Ipsos. Eighty-eight percent of diverse […]

15.10.2015 · Filled under: Home & Garden, Services ·
Wells Fargo fuels diverse Chamber Leader training, programs with $1.2-M investment

Wells Fargo fuels diverse Chamber Leader training, programs with $1.2-M investment

Funding to benefit diverse Chambers of Commerce: U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation, U.S. Black Chambers, Inc., U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce and National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce HOUSTON  – Wells Fargo, America’s leading small business lender*, and the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) Foundation announced today a $1.2 million […]

13.10.2015 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
Edison offers $1.2-M scholarship program to HS seniors

Edison offers $1.2-M scholarship program to HS seniors

Application period runs through Feb. 1 for the Edison Scholars Program ROSEMEAD, Calif — Edison International’s $1.2 million Edison Scholars Program, which helps high school seniors realize their dreams of attending college and pursuing studies in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM), announces the start of its 2015-16 application period running today through Feb. 1. Thirty […]

12.10.2015 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
Southern California encourages residents to ‘Go Human’

Southern California encourages residents to ‘Go Human’

Agencies across Southern California kick-off community outreach and advertising campaign to promote roadway safety and encourage walking and bicycling LOS ANGELES, CA – The Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) today announced the launch of Go Human, a community outreach and advertising campaign with the goals of reducing traffic collisions in Southern California and encouraging people to walk […]

07.10.2015 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
VA announces $4-M in funding to help the homeless

VA announces $4-M in funding to help the homeless

WASHINGTON – The Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald has announced the award of $4 million in renewal funding offered through the Grant and Per Diem (GPD) Program to 21 community agencies that currently provide enhanced services for homeless Veterans with special needs. “These important grant renewals will allow community agencies to continue to […]

29.09.2015 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
Help us BOX A SMILE for 3,000 kids this Christmas

Help us BOX A SMILE for 3,000 kids this Christmas

The LBC Foundation, in cooperation with Project Pearls, aims to move love this Christmas through its project BOX A SMILE. The LBC Foundation is the Corporate Social Responsibility arm of LBC Express. Together with Project PEARLS, a non-profit organization, whose vision of seeking to protect and provide the basic human rights of the poorest of the poor […]

29.09.2015 · Filled under: Offers, Promotions, Services ·
Excessive heat watch issued for Southern California

Excessive heat watch issued for Southern California

With temperatures reaching triple digits, SCE reminds customers to stay as cool and safe as possible By Caroline Aoyagi-Stom Southern California Edison – It’s about to get a lot hotter in Southern California. The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch for the area starting Friday. Relief from the triple-digit temperatures is not expected until early next […]

15.08.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Home & Garden, Services ·
SCE to tether manhole covers in Long Beach, issue bill credits

SCE to tether manhole covers in Long Beach, issue bill credits

Customers who were without power for more than 24 hours will get a $100 credit By Mary Ann Milbourn Southern California Edison (SCE) will provide a $100 bill credit to those who were without power for more than 24 hours during the latest outage in downtown Long Beach, and crews have begun tethering more than 300 manhole […]

11.08.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Home & Garden, Services ·
SCE crews continue vault inspections to avoid more explosions

SCE crews continue vault inspections to avoid more explosions

Southern California Edison Southern California Edison (SCE) crews continue to inspect hundreds of underground vaults as they work to restore power Friday to the remaining 260 Long Beach customers affected by Thursday’s outage. SCE crews will attempt to restore power to some customers between 6-10 p.m. tonight. Due to the extent of the damage, some areas may still be without power overnight. If additional issues […]

06.08.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Home & Garden, Local News, Services ·
Safety urged as heat wave, thunderstorms approach

Safety urged as heat wave, thunderstorms approach

By Paul Netter, Southern California Edison With the National Weather Service predicting triple-digit temperatures and thunderstorms in some areas of the region beginning Wednesday, Southern California Edison (SCE) urges its customers to stay safe while staying cool. SCE has also called a Save Power Day for Wednesday. Customers participating in the conservation program can earn up to $100 in bill credits […]

30.07.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Local News, Services ·
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 ·
Weekend rainstorms soak SoCal

Weekend rainstorms soak SoCal

By Newsroom Staff As of 10 a.m. Monday, there were 3,731 Southern California Edison (SCE) customers without power territory wide, which spans north to the Sierras, south to Orange County, East to the Arizona border and west to Santa Barbara. SCE crews responded where needed. Safety remains SCE’s highest priority. Customers are reminded if they see a downed power line […]

22.07.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Services ·
SCE crews restore power in Long Beach

SCE crews restore power in Long Beach

By SCE Newsroom Staff Southern California Edison (SCE) crews have restored service to all customers affected by the Long Beach outage. Some customers who had been on SCE-provided generators have had their power transferred back from the generator to the SCE system. Additional outages may occur as a result of the current rain storm. If you are […]

21.07.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Services ·
Red Cross opens evacuation center in response to Calgrove Fire

Red Cross opens evacuation center in response to Calgrove Fire

Red Cross workers ask residents to listen to local authorities and to be prepared to evacuate at a moment’s notice SANTA CLARITA, CA (June 25, 2015 – 1630) — Local American Red Cross disaster volunteers are responding to the Calgrove Fire near Interstate 5 in Santa Clarita. The team of Red Cross volunteers have opened […]

25.06.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Local News, Services ·
New survey: Firms losing business opportunities by not engaging Asian, Pacific Islander workers

New survey: Firms losing business opportunities by not engaging Asian, Pacific Islander workers

Survey finds that despite improvements, companies should do more to engage APAs by involving employees in strategic decisions and offering more growth opportunities. NEW YORK – Asia Society today issued the 2015 Asian Pacific Americans Corporate Survey at the Diversity Leadership Forum in New York. The study, now in its sixth year, surveys employees from Fortune 500-level companies […]

25.06.2015 · Filled under: Asian News, Services ·
New Canadian citizenship rules now in effect

New Canadian citizenship rules now in effect

By the time subscribers read this article the laws pertaining to Canadian Citizenship will have changed. While the Canadian government has hinted long ago of changes to key components of Canadian Citizenship eligibility, the exact time of implementation was unknown. The timing of the changes was crucial for many as new rules will no doubt […]

23.06.2015 · Filled under: Legal Matters, Services ·
Unboxing love with Kris Aquino and LBC

Unboxing love with Kris Aquino and LBC

The Queen of All Media started delivering the ‘padama’ when LBC surprised media by  sending ‘padala’ to celebrate her launch as their first celebrity brand endorser Manila, Philippines – In an event titled From LBC to the World, With Love, Kris Aquino was recently launched as the first celebrity brand endorser of LBC Express, Inc., […]

12.06.2015 · Filled under: Filipino Stars, Services ·
Public Utilities Commission has option to fix broken residential rate structure

Public Utilities Commission has option to fix broken residential rate structure

An alternate proposed decision would continue unfair rates By Lauren Bartlett Southern California Edison Residential customers living in high-temperature areas would receive long-overdue relief from punitive high electric rates under a proposed decision that is being considered by the California Public Utilities Commission, but an alternate would continue unfair rates for those customers. “High-usage customers who have little alternative to […]

03.06.2015 · Filled under: Services ·
Kris Aquino and LBC team up to connect overseas Filipinos

Kris Aquino and LBC team up to connect overseas Filipinos

LBC Express, Inc.,  the leading courier service, logistics, and money remittance provider in the Philippines, teams up with the Queen of all Media, Kris Aquino, to better help connect overseas Filipinos and their loved ones back home. Aquino was launched as LBC’s first celebrity brand endorser on May 20, 2015 at the Green Sun in Makati. […]

03.06.2015 · Filled under: Filipino Stars, Services ·
SCE cautions customers to stay alert against utility bill scam

SCE cautions customers to stay alert against utility bill scam

ROSEMEAD, Calif.,  – Southern California Edison (SCE) continues to advise customers to stay vigilant and learn to protect themselves from a telephone bill scam that demands immediate payment for allegedly past-due electricity bills. It’s getting costlier too since in April, SCE customers lost an estimated $27,000 to phone scams, an increase from $17,000 in March. Recently, an SCE business […]

01.06.2015 · Filled under: Services ·
When you can’t pay your business debts!

When you can’t pay your business debts!

If your business is in distress – you owe a lot of money but you can’t pay, your creditors will probably threaten legal action against your business and very likely, you personally as well. How much they can collect, and how they can go about collecting it, will depend on how your business is organized, […]

28.05.2015 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen, Columnists, Services ·
Manny Pacquiao vs. Mel Saluma

Manny Pacquiao vs. Mel Saluma

This is not a story about boxing. This is not a sports article nor an analysis of who should have won the “fight of the century”. It is however, a story about good vs. evil – and I don’t mean Floyd Mayweather. While most of humanity (at least in North America and the Philippines) were glued to […]

26.05.2015 · Filled under: Legal Matters, Services ·
Food distribution and feeding program at FACLA May 30

Food distribution and feeding program at FACLA May 30

Los Angeles – The United Bicolandia of Los Angeles (UBLA),the  Filipino Ministry of the Wilshire United Methodist Church with the Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) and the HIFI CALI EXPO LLC  will hold its monthly feeding program and food distribution for the month of May on Saturday, May 30, 2015  at 11:00 AM at the Filipino […]

25.05.2015 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
Thousands of Californians with private insurance guaranteed access to free preventive services

Thousands of Californians with private insurance guaranteed access to free preventive services

In California an estimated 15,867,909 individuals, including 6,324,503 women and 3,351,780 children, have private health insurance that covers recommended preventive services without cost sharing, according to a new ASPE Data Point from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Under the Affordable Care Act, most health plans are required to provide coverage for recommended […]

19.05.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Services, U.S. News ·
Discharge  the second mortgage and keep the house!

Discharge the second mortgage and keep the house!

Discharging a Deed of Trust in bankruptcy! A second or third mortgage can be stripped off the title of your home, and discharged as unsecured debt in a chapter 13 bankruptcy. Imagine, your house is worth less than you owe, and now you can strip part of what you owe and still keep the property. […]

19.05.2015 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen, Columnists, Legal Matters, Services ·
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 ·
American citizenship through the U.S. Army

American citizenship through the U.S. Army

MAVNI stands for Military Accessions Vital to the National Interest, a program of the United States Army that aims to recruit and allow enlistment of certain legal non-immigrant aliens with foreign language and cultural capabilities. Successful applicants and recruits are required to process for expedited U.S. Naturalization. Here are 10 things to know: 1. Who […]

17.05.2015 · Filled under: Services ·
Consulate launches iRehistro online application for PHL docs

Consulate launches iRehistro online application for PHL docs

14 May 2015 – The Philippine Consulate General launches the iREHISTRO Online Application Form Accomplishment and Submission. All Filipino citizens, at least 18 years old on May 09, 2016 and not otherwise disqualified by law, who expect to vote during the 2016 Presidential Elections may avail of the iREHISTRO system to apply for registration as […]

15.05.2015 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
Voter IDs for registered Filipinos now at the Consulate

Voter IDs for registered Filipinos now at the Consulate

Los Angeles, 06 May 2015 – The Consulate wishes to inform voters who filed their applications for voter registration from 2009 to 2012, that the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) has issued their Voter ID.  They may personally (or through their authorized representative) claim their IDs at the Overseas Voter Registration window (Window 2) of the […]

07.05.2015 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
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 together Asian businesses and community […]

05.05.2015 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
Criminal charges may keep you out of Canada

Criminal charges may keep you out of Canada

I’m a US Citizen and I have married a Canadian lady in Los Angeles. I want to live in Canada and start the immigration processing but I am afraid that I will be denied. I was charged with a serious criminal offence four years ago. I am embarrassed about it but I did my time […]

29.04.2015 · Filled under: Legal Matters, Services ·
Winning in the U.S. Army

Winning in the U.S. Army

She’s not your typical dalagang Pilipina – commonly used to describe women who are meek,  shy and delicate. In fact, United States Army Sargeant First Class (SFC) Melanie Domaoan Williams was strong, brave and opinionated enough to decide for herself that she wanted to be a soldier. She was recruited at a mall in Daly […]

27.04.2015 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
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 ·
1Heart Caregiver Services welcomes its first franchisee

1Heart Caregiver Services welcomes its first franchisee

Three months into officially marketing to the public its Franchise offering, 1Heart Caregiver Services awarded Kamran Ghasri as its first franchisee a protected territory in the Beverly Hills area. Mr. Ghasri has over 10 years of experience being a successful franchisee of a Printing company in the East Coast. With his background in owning a […]

24.04.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Local News, Services ·
Glendale Wins Resource Efficiency Award from the California Municipal Utilities Association

Glendale Wins Resource Efficiency Award from the California Municipal Utilities Association

Utility wins “Large Utility Water Program” category for its WaterSmart Program Glendale, CA  –  Glendale Water and Power (GWP) has won the California Municipal Utilities Association (CMUA) Resource Efficiency Award in the Large Utility Water Program category for its water-use efficiency program in partnership with WaterSmart Software. WaterSmart’s technology marries behavioral science and data science to […]

17.04.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Home & Garden, Local News, Services ·
Watch AARP webinar on Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders age 50-plus

Watch AARP webinar on Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders age 50-plus

WASHINGTON, D.C. – AARP convened a panel to discuss key issues – caregiving, economic security, health and healthcare – impacting Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) age 50-plus. The webinar was open to the public and transmitted live from Washington, D.C. earlier today. Watch it online at https://aarp.webex.com/aarp/ldr.php?RCID=740efb030b01c7b7ed3c9c009003fd33 “There is a lack of disaggregated data about Asian […]

13.04.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Local News, Services ·
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 ·
No job offer required to pass express entry

No job offer required to pass express entry

By Atty. Henry Moyal I’m a mechanical engineer with several years of work experience abroad. I have no work experience in Canada. I tried to apply under the old Federal Skilled Worker program but my application was returned because of the quota. Everyone is encouraging me to apply under the new Express Entry program but when I […]

30.03.2015 · Filled under: Legal Matters, Services ·
LBC reinforces commitment to move lives of Filipinos

LBC reinforces commitment to move lives of Filipinos

Manila, Philippines – LBC Express, the leading courier service provider in the Philippines, reinforces its commitment to serve Filipinos by connecting them with their loved ones worldwide. With branches and partners in Australia, Bahrain, Brunei, Canada, Germany, Guam, Hong Kong, Italy, Kuwait, Malaysia, the Philippines, Qatar, Saipan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, the […]

18.03.2015 · Filled under: Home & Garden, Money & Business, Services ·
Employment agency must be stopped

Employment agency must be stopped

Q. I’m a nurse by profession. I was convinced by a distant relative to apply for a work permit in Canada to work as a personal support worker outside the Toronto area. The job offer was to work for a nursing home and company that guaranteed 40 hours of work per week. My relative in Toronto works for a consulting company/employment […]

10.03.2015 · Filled under: Legal Matters, Services ·
PHL Consulate opens its doors at new location

PHL Consulate opens its doors at new location

Los Angeles  – The Philippine Consulate General is pleased to announce that we have opened our doors to serve the public at its new location at 3435 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 550, Los Angeles, CA 90010. The change of location, that is four blocks from its present location, is part of a wider effortof the Consulate to deliver better client experience and to enhance […]

06.03.2015 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
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 ·
Exemption for caregiver renewals has been removed

Exemption for caregiver renewals has been removed

Q. I entered Canada to work as a live in caregiver in August 2013. I worked for over a year and then my employer passed away. After many months I finally found a new employer to hire me. I want to work right away but I do not know what my employer needs to do. My friend […]

22.02.2015 · Filled under: Legal Matters, Services ·
Valentine’s Day: The only safe metallic balloon is a secure one

Valentine’s Day: The only safe metallic balloon is a secure one

When not tied to a weight or kept indoors, the colorful gifts can drift away and into power lines and equipment, causing outages and potential injuries By ​Paul Netter It usually happens with a loud bang followed instantly by a disintegrated balloon. For the uninitiated, that’s often the sound made when a metallic balloon drifts […]

10.02.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Holidays, Services, Valentine's Day ·
Renewing permanent resident card can be challenging

Renewing permanent resident card can be challenging

By Atty. Henry Moyal Q. I became a permanent resident in March 2010 with my wife and daughter. We entered Canada for over a few months and returned to the Philippines in May 2010 to look after our business. We have been back to Canada several times over the years but we have not accumulated the required 730 days to renew our […]

09.02.2015 · Filled under: Legal Matters, Services ·
Vice Ganda-led zany cast unloads laugh-a-minute comedy in ‘The Amazing Praybeyt Benjamin’

Vice Ganda-led zany cast unloads laugh-a-minute comedy in ‘The Amazing Praybeyt Benjamin’

TFC@theMovies brings top-grossing Filipino film of all time to over 40 theatres in U.S. and in Canada starting January 30 REDWOOD SHORES, CA – When gay soldier character Benjamin “Benjie” Santos VIII, played by host-actor-singer Vice Ganda, first came into public conciousness in 2011 by way of ABS-CBN Star Cinema’s action-comedy, “The Unkabogable: Praybeyt Benjamin”, the character became […]

28.01.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film, Services ·
Feb. 1 is deadline to apply for $1.2-M Edison Scholars Program

Feb. 1 is deadline to apply for $1.2-M Edison Scholars Program

ROSEMEAD, Calif. – Edison International, the parent company of Southern California Edison (SCE), reminds high school seniors that there’s still time to apply for the 2014-15 Edison Scholars Program, which offers $1.2 million in scholarships to high school seniors planning to pursue college studies in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) fields. The application deadline is […]

23.01.2015 · Filled under: Local News, Offers, Services ·
LA County to host used oil and filter recycling event in Hawaiian Gardens

LA County to host used oil and filter recycling event in Hawaiian Gardens

LA County Public Works will host a free used motor oil and oil filter recycling event on January 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m, at the Hawaiian Gardens AutoZone, located at 21418 Norwalk Blvd. When used oil is illegally dumped into storm drains, it pollutes local water bodies and contaminates sources of clean drinking […]

21.01.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Local News, Services ·
29 occupations in demand where no job offer is required to apply under PNP express entry

29 occupations in demand where no job offer is required to apply under PNP express entry

This is the first article to be published since Canada Immigration overhauled its application management system. Under new rules, all economic applicants under the Federal Skilled Worker category (FSW), Canada Experience Class (CEC) and Federal Skilled Trade (FST) now must go through an added step of being selected called Express Entry. In other words, all […]

21.01.2015 · Filled under: Legal Matters, Services ·
LBC Express and Sigue announce a strategic partnership

LBC Express and Sigue announce a strategic partnership

Holiday consumer promotion kicks off relationship Sigue Corporation (“Sigue”), a global money transfer leader, announced on December 9, 2014 that it has entered into a strategic distribution partnership with LBC Express, Inc., (“LBC”) one of the Philippines’ largest payment and logistics supply chain company.  This collaboration allows consumers of both companies to send money to virtually anywhere […]

16.12.2014 · Filled under: Services ·
Blockbuster KimXi tandem returns with Ai Ai in the wacky ‘Past Tense’

Blockbuster KimXi tandem returns with Ai Ai in the wacky ‘Past Tense’

TFC@theMovies brings current number one Filipino comedy film to 38 theatres in the U.S. and 13 in Canada starting December 5 REDWOOD SHORES, CA – The last time Kim Chiu and Xian Lim teamed up on the big screen under award-winning director Mae Cruz Alviar – which was just in early 2014 – their film Bride for Rent grossed over P326 million in the […]

12.12.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film, Services ·
Permanent residence for caregivers is no longer automatic

Permanent residence for caregivers is no longer automatic

Live in Caregivers in Canada have received some bad news lately. The Canadian government did warn the public that major changes were being drafted to amend the live-in caregiver program but it now seems that caregivers will not automatically become permanent residence after two years of work. The old system essentially guaranteed that a caregiver would become […]

12.12.2014 · Filled under: Legal Matters, Services ·
New AARP report reveals economic disparity among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Age 50+

New AARP report reveals economic disparity among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Age 50+

Household income, consumer spending, and poverty levels vary widely among AAPI groups WASHINGTON, D.C.  – A new research report from AARP reveals economic disparity among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) age 50+. When viewed as a whole, AAPIs appear more financially secure than the general population, but the aggregate totals and median averages mask […]

12.12.2014 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
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 ·
SCE warns customers to be aware of utility bill scam this Holiday season

SCE warns customers to be aware of utility bill scam this Holiday season

ROSEMEAD, Calif. – Southern California Edison (SCE) warns customers to stay vigilant this holiday season as impostors, claiming to represent the utility, continue a telephone scam demanding immediate payment for allegedly past-due electricity bills. The hustle and bustle of the season makes customers especially vulnerable as telephone bill scammers increase calls threatening to disconnect electrical service unless immediate payment is made on […]

10.12.2014 · Filled under: Christmas, Environment, Holidays, Services ·
Covered California assures that immigration info is safe, secure and confidential

Covered California assures that immigration info is safe, secure and confidential

LOS ANGELES, Calif. − Leading national and California immigrant rights organizations joined with Covered California to announce a partnership to spread the word to all communities that immigration status should not deter anyone who can benefit from obtaining coverage under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The federal government’s leading official overseeing health insurance […]

05.12.2014 · Filled under: Services, U.S. News ·
Covered California’s open-enrollment period gets off to a strong start as Holidays Approach

Covered California’s open-enrollment period gets off to a strong start as Holidays Approach

Consumers can enroll at local events and storefronts It is clear that at the top of the holiday wish list this year for many Californians is having quality and affordable health coverage. Covered California, the state agency charged with administering the Affordable Care Act in California, announced that nearly 70,000 consumers submitted applications for health […]

02.12.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Offers, Promotions, Services ·
LBC opens brand new branch in City of Carson

LBC opens brand new branch in City of Carson

LBC continues to deliver smiles all around the world by opening a bigger and better branch in Carson City. The grand opening was held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 21636 Figueroa St. Carson, CA 90745. This is actually not the first time LBC has opened a branch in Carson. In fact, […]

28.11.2014 · Filled under: Local News, Promotions, Services ·
Homestead students speak out

Homestead students speak out

Homestead Schools in Torrance, Calif. offers vocational nursing, nurse assisting and medical assisting programs. Recently, the school surveyed its recent graduates to learn about their impressions of the program, instructors, facilities and overall dedication of the school to help students achieve their dream of becoming a nurse. Here’s what they had to say: I am […]

23.11.2014 · Filled under: Local News, Offers, Services ·
Safety is the best ingredient during Thanksgiving

Safety is the best ingredient during Thanksgiving

ROSEMEAD, Calif.    – While overeating and Thanksgiving are virtually synonymous, cooking accidents and Turkey Day, unfortunately, go hand in hand, too. Because of the latter, Southern California Edison (SCE) urges its customers to add a healthy dose of safety to their preparations this Thanksgiving, since the National Fire Protection Association says cooking is the […]

19.11.2014 · Filled under: Home & Garden, Services, Thanksgiving ·
New laws will expedite permanent residence for caregivers

New laws will expedite permanent residence for caregivers

The last few months have been precarious for caregivers. The Federal Government hinted that abuse of the system would perhaps cancel the live in caregiver program. Others worried that family members would be banned from hiring relatives. Finally, rumours were that caregivers would be granted open work permits from the start. All of those never […]

19.11.2014 · Filled under: Legal Matters, Services ·
NaFFAA renews call for Temporary Protected Status for PHL

NaFFAA renews call for Temporary Protected Status for PHL

Washington, D.C. As the Filipino American community prepares to mark the first year anniversary of Typhoon Haiyan, the National Federation of Filipino American Associations (NaFFAA) is renewing its call on the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to do the right thing and grant Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to 200,000 Filipino nationals in the U.S. “Allowing undocumented Filipinos this immigration […]

14.11.2014 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
Pilipino Workers Center handang tumulong sa Fil-Ams sa pag-bayad ng phone, gas bills

Pilipino Workers Center handang tumulong sa Fil-Ams sa pag-bayad ng phone, gas bills

LOS ANGELES – Si Teresita Mercado ng Pilipino Workers Center, ay isa sa mga staff  na nagsusuri sa mga bills ng telepono  ng isang miyembro ng PWC at natulungan ito na pababain ang singil sa kanya sa ilalim ng programang TEAM and CHANGES. Noong una, si Dondi Manzon, miyembro ng PWC, ay nagbabayad nang mahigit sa $70 kada buwan para sa kanyang […]

14.11.2014 · Filled under: Services ·
Asian American and Pacific Islanders more likely to be family caregivers

Asian American and Pacific Islanders more likely to be family caregivers

AARP releases first of three-part research series on AAPIs age 50+ WASHINGTON, D.C. – According to new report released today from AARP, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) are more likely to provide caregiving for older family members at home. “Caregiving Among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders” is the first of three reports by AARP about key advocacy areas […]

14.11.2014 · Filled under: Services ·
Time Warner Cable in SoCal adds diversity with Myx TV

Time Warner Cable in SoCal adds diversity with Myx TV

Multicultural Asian American Entertainment Network Myx TV now available on digital channel 1454 LOS ANGELES, Calif.   – Myx TV, the only English-language  multicultural Asian American entertainment network in the United States, announced today its launch on Time Warner Cable throughout Southern California. Digital cable customers of Time Warner Cable in Los Angeles, San Diego, Desert Cities, CA and […]

12.11.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Services ·
Consumers encouraged to check utility bills for unfamiliar charges

Consumers encouraged to check utility bills for unfamiliar charges

LOS ANGELES, CA – With the scorching heat that hit California the past few months, consumers may see high spikes in their utility bills. This sudden increase can cause several problems: the consumer may be unable to pay their bill, the consumer may be dropped from their California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE) discount program, […]

06.11.2014 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
Covered California launches renewal for more than 1.1 million enrollees

Covered California launches renewal for more than 1.1 million enrollees

Lessons Learned from Initial Open Enrollment Applied to Major Changes for Upcoming Open Enrollment Nov. 15 to Feb. 15 SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Covered California announced it has begun the renewal process for 1.12 million individuals who enrolled in plans in the exchange last year and unveiled substantial new improvements to facilitate enrollment in coverage for 2015. “Last year, […]

04.11.2014 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
Death of nanny reveals dirty secret in our community

Death of nanny reveals dirty secret in our community

  The Toronto and Philippine Community are in shock over the recent death of Evelyn Bumatay Castillo. It has been reported that Evelyn Castillo arrived in Canada in January 2013 as a live in caregiver and was inCanada as a nanny to care for three children in Thornhill. Police reports have confirmed that she was murdered and a 32 year […]

04.11.2014 · Filled under: Legal Matters, Services ·
CA Public Health establishes Ebola hotline

CA Public Health establishes Ebola hotline

SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has established an Ebola hotline call center to respond to public inquiries related to Ebola it was announced today by Dr. Ron Chapman, CDPH director and state health officer. “This hotline has been set up and staffed to answer questions from those concerned about the possibility […]

03.11.2014 · Filled under: Services ·
Veterans can apply for a free home at Moreno Valley Housing Fair

Veterans can apply for a free home at Moreno Valley Housing Fair

Free Housing Resource Fair  October 25, 2014 at Moreno Valley Senior Center (Rancho Cucamonga, CA) – Veterans and military families can officially apply for a FREE home starting Saturday, October 25.  The house will be given away by the Housing Opportunities Collaborative and Homestrong USA, who will be available to answer questions about the application […]

03.11.2014 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
Wells Fargo offers free credit scores to customers until Nov. 16

Wells Fargo offers free credit scores to customers until Nov. 16

Offer promotes financial health and wellness as a third of Americans are more worried about financial than physical health SAN FRANCISCO – In an effort to help customers succeed financially, Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) is offering its customers their free consumer credit score and complimentary credit report through Nov. 16, 2014. For more information about this […]

02.11.2014 · Filled under: Offers, Promotions, Services ·
The real treat should be a safe Halloween season

The real treat should be a safe Halloween season

ROSEMEAD, Calif., – The ghoulish decorations and costumes are a sure bet to scare up some fun this Halloween season, but much more frightening are the electrical and fire hazards associated with them. With this in mind, Southern California Edison (SCE) reminds its customers that a few simple precautions, especially with candles, decorations and costumes, can help ensure […]

30.10.2014 · Filled under: Environment, Services ·
Timeless MD for skin lightening by Dr. Tess is cutting edge

Timeless MD for skin lightening by Dr. Tess is cutting edge

Timeless MD by Dr Tess is a collaboration between Dr. Tess and award-winning skincare pioneer Jan Marini of Jan Marini Skin Research. Timeless MD by Dr Tess has 29 of the most cutting edge technology for skin lightening, anti-inflammatory, anti- oxidants and anti-aging all in one easy to use kit! It can even help those with acne! The products are made with […]

19.10.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Promotions, Services ·
Application period begins for $1.2-M 2014-15 Edison Scholars Program

Application period begins for $1.2-M 2014-15 Edison Scholars Program

ROSEMEAD, Calif.,  — Edison International, the parent company of Southern California Edison (SCE), announces the application period for its 2014-15 Edison Scholars Program begins today and runs through Feb. 1. The $1.2-million program, which offers 30 scholarships valued at $40,000 each paid over four years, is for Southern California high school seniors with a 2.8 GPA or […]

13.10.2014 · Filled under: Offers, Promotions, Services ·
LADWP reminds customers to conserve energy during upcoming heat wave

LADWP reminds customers to conserve energy during upcoming heat wave

LOS ANGELES – As Los Angeles braces for another hot weekend, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) reminds customers to stay comfortable but conserve energy where possible, especially between 11  a.m. and 6  p.m. Just two weeks ago during the recent heat storm, energy demand in Los Angeles reached an all time […]

03.10.2014 · Filled under: Services, U.S. News ·
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 ·
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 ·
Worker should leave abusive employer

Worker should leave abusive employer

Q. I’m a live-in caregiver who is new to this country. The employer who first hired me lost his job and was not able to pay my salary. I then sought the help of an agency who charged me $1500 to look for an employer. The agency told me that it is better to have […]

15.09.2014 · Filled under: Legal Matters, Services ·
More reasons to smile this season

More reasons to smile this season

The company that guarantees to deliver smiles and move more than just sea cargo and money remittances is once again making the upcoming holidays more exciting. In the spirit of spreading more smiles this season, LBC is giving away over two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($250,000) worth of prizes through their Smile and Drive promo […]

12.09.2014 · Filled under: Offers, Promotions, Services ·
File bankruptcy – Rebuild credit

File bankruptcy – Rebuild credit

After a debtor receives a discharge in bankruptcy, creditors whose debts are discharged are required to report that the account has a zero balance. The bankruptcy itself is a public record and stays on your credit report for 10 years, but as you will see from this article, this is not all bad. A debtor […]

02.09.2014 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen, Services ·
An expired work permit could be fatal to permanent resident application

An expired work permit could be fatal to permanent resident application

Q. I entered Canada as a live in caregiver and have been working for over two years. I did not apply for permanent residence yet. My work permit expired five months ago and I did not renew it because I had a problem with my passport. Can I apply for permanent residence now and obtain an open […]

29.08.2014 · Filled under: Legal Matters, Services ·
TFC Europe launches ‘Juan EU Konek’: Inspiring Stories of Pinoys in Europe

TFC Europe launches ‘Juan EU Konek’: Inspiring Stories of Pinoys in Europe

LONDON, United Kingdom  – ABS-CBN’s The Filipino Channel (TFC) explores the rich and varied stories of Pinoy expatriates in Europe in a new, monthly magazine program, Juan EU Konek. Airing every first Sunday of the month on TFC in Europe and Middle East and on TFC.tv worldwide,Juan EU Konek brings to life the passions, adventures and success stories of […]

05.08.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Local News, Promotions, Services ·
Solaire Resort and Casino unveils its new plane livery

Solaire Resort and Casino unveils its new plane livery

Solaire Resort and Casino, the Philippines’ premier integrated resort, in partnership with AirAsia unveils a breakthrough branding project in the Philippines. Solaire again raises the bar as it wraps its brightly colored logo on AirAsia’s popular Airbus A320, which is scheduled to embark on its maiden flight this July.  Solaire is the first consumer brand in the […]

03.07.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Services ·
SCE reminds customers to conserve electricity during extended heat wave

SCE reminds customers to conserve electricity during extended heat wave

Round-the-clock use of electricity puts strain on electrical grid ROSEMEAD, Calif., May 14, 2014 − With a week-long heat wave peaking between today and Friday and triple-digit temperatures in many areas, Southern California Edison (SCE) reminds its customers of the importance of energy conservation. The heavy demand could also cause equipment failure, which could lead to outages for some […]

15.05.2014 · Filled under: Services ·
Show moms, grads your love but tie down those metallic balloons

Show moms, grads your love but tie down those metallic balloons

ROSEMEAD, Calif. – Sixty-six percent. It would be a great number in an election. Unfortunately, it reflects a one-month spike in power outages caused by metallic balloons. Since the month of May and its celebrations of Mother’s Day, graduations and proms has arrived again, Southern California Edison (SCE) urges its customers duringNational Electrical Safety Month to keep the balloons secured […]

08.05.2014 · Filled under: Services ·
7 New York fest medals for GMA Network

7 New York fest medals for GMA Network

GMA Network once again brought honor to the country by clinching seven world medals at the recently concluded 2014 New York Festivals International TV & Film Awards. Among the Filipino awardees, the Kapuso Network went home with the most number of awards – eleven in total, including four finalist certificates—and sent the biggest contingent to […]

28.04.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Services ·
California Food Banks Have Crucial Need for More Milk

California Food Banks Have Crucial Need for More Milk

The Great American Milk Drive Launches to Provide Local Food Banks with Gallons of Milk San Clemente, Calif. – That gallon of milk you consider a staple in your refrigerator is missing in many of California’s food banks.  According to Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, milk is one of the items most requested […]

11.04.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Online, Services ·
Get involved! Become a mission partner, benefactor or donor for poverty alleviation foundation

Get involved! Become a mission partner, benefactor or donor for poverty alleviation foundation

LONG BEACH – Mast Sisters, Missionary Volunteers of the Poverty Alleviation Foundation held their regular meeting at the Mission  House of the Mast Sisters in Long Beach, CA. They also prepared fundraising materials for distribution to different parishes. These fundraising materials are for the Poverty Alleviation Foundation Fund Campaign, asking for financial support to sustain their care […]

25.03.2014 · Filled under: Services ·
ABS-CBN opens new Glendale office

ABS-CBN opens new Glendale office

To better serve the large Filipino community here in the Southland, ABS-CBS launched its new office opening at a press reception/conference in their new 2,000 sq. ft. offices at 225 West Broadway, Suite 135 in Glendale. They will have a personnel of eight people who will help in the marketing, administrative and processing of TFC subscriptions, remittance and cargo. The Glendale office […]

27.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Local News, Services ·
Enlisting in the military pays off

Enlisting in the military pays off

by : Jannelle So This is how the country you serve can serve you back: provide you with skills set that are useful in order to excel in your personal and professional life; put your through college with financial assistance; make excellent health care accessible to you and to your family; give you an edge […]

18.02.2014 · Filled under: Services ·
Sweeping changes to citizenship rules announced

Sweeping changes to citizenship rules announced

By Atty. Henry Moyal It almost seems that the Canadian government has nothing better to do than to constantly barrage the media and taxpayers with repeated attempts to change the landscape of immigration in this country. The current Conservative government has changed immigration rules more often than any other party in the past. A month […]

18.02.2014 · Filled under: Services ·
Don’t blow it on Valentine’s Day, tie down your mylar balloons

Don’t blow it on Valentine’s Day, tie down your mylar balloons

ROSEMEAD, Calif. – Valentine’s Day is a day full of sweet sentiments, but Southern California Edison (SCE) reminds customers of a situation that can turn things sour fast: floating Mylar balloons. Helium-filled Mylar balloons, often given as Valentine’s gifts, can float into power lines and cause power outages or even downed power lines. The resulting outages can last from […]

13.02.2014 · Filled under: Services ·
One of the Philippines Newest Channels, TFC’s Lifestyle Network,  Joins DIRECTV

One of the Philippines Newest Channels, TFC’s Lifestyle Network, Joins DIRECTV

DIRECTV’s FilipinoDirect™ Package Now Provides 11 Filipino Channels, including Six Exclusive Channels Not Available on Any Other TV Provider in the U.S. EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Jan. 22, 2014 – DIRECTV continues to expand its international programming lineup with the addition of TFC’s Lifestyle Network, which is now available as part of TFCDirect™ and FilipinoDirect™ Packages. DIRECTV […]

23.01.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Local News, Services ·
Leading creative talent agency Jed Root opens in Manila

Leading creative talent agency Jed Root opens in Manila

Force behind some of the world’s top photographers, makeup artists and stylists set his sights on Asia with the opening of At East I Jed Root (December 2013 – Manila, Philippines) – Jed Root, founder of one of the world’s leading creative talent management agencies, has announced the opening of a Manila office to capitalize […]

19.12.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Services ·
Central Health plan receives Senior Choice Gold Award for Excellence in 2014 Medicare plan benefits in Los Angeles & Orange Counties

Central Health plan receives Senior Choice Gold Award for Excellence in 2014 Medicare plan benefits in Los Angeles & Orange Counties

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Central Health Plan is one of 40 Medicare plans nationally to be recognized for cost-sharing effectiveness and value in the design of their 2014 medical and Part D prescription drug benefits for Medicare beneficiaries. Central Health Plan’s Medicare plan is the only Medicare Advantage plan offered in Los Angeles and Orange counties […]

07.12.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
CDPH Warns Consumers not to eat Hollywood Bakery and Pacific French Bakery brand Cema de Canela (Cinnamon Round Loaf)

CDPH Warns Consumers not to eat Hollywood Bakery and Pacific French Bakery brand Cema de Canela (Cinnamon Round Loaf)

SACRAMENTO – Dr. Ron Chapman, director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and state health officer, today warned consumers with sensitivity to FD&C Yellow Number 5 food coloring not to eat Cema de Canela (Cinnamon Round Loaf). Ngu Corporation (DBA: A-1 Best Food) of Montebello, California, is voluntarily recalling cinnamon round loaves sold at […]

26.11.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
Make Sure Safety is on the Menu This Thanksgiving

Make Sure Safety is on the Menu This Thanksgiving

ROSEMEAD, Calif., Nov. 21, 2013 — Thanksgiving Day is usually full of food, family and football. Southern California Edison (SCE) reminds its customers to add safety to the list since cooking fires are three times more likely on Turkey Day than any other day, according to the National Fire Protection Association. Cooking equipment, overloaded circuits and extension cords are […]

21.11.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
DIRECTV, TFC and GMA Offer Community Support by Enabling Free Viewing of Pinoy Channels in Aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan

DIRECTV, TFC and GMA Offer Community Support by Enabling Free Viewing of Pinoy Channels in Aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Nov. 18, 2013 – In the wake of the recent devastating Typhoon Haiyan and to help the Filipino-American community stay connected to news, updates and information, DIRECTV and its partners at ABS-CBN and GMA have opened up channels TFC, ABS-CBN News (ANC), GMA Pinoy and GMA Life to all DIRECTV customers with an international dish through November 30, 2013.  The programming can be found on channels  2060, 2062, 2061 […]

21.11.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
Wells Fargo donates $250,000 for Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts

Wells Fargo donates $250,000 for Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts

ExpressSend Remittance Transfer Fees to the Philippines waived; Wells Fargo ATMs to accept donations for American Red Cross  Taguig, Philippines — November 13, 2013 Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is supporting the Philippines typhoon and flood relief effort with a grant of $250,000 – more than Php 10 million – with $125,000 going to the American Red Cross and $125,000 to the International […]

20.11.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
ABS-CBN FOUNDATION INTERNATIONAL SAGIP KAPAMILYA – For U.S. & Canada -Telethon EXTENDED!

ABS-CBN FOUNDATION INTERNATIONAL SAGIP KAPAMILYA – For U.S. & Canada -Telethon EXTENDED!

Due to high call demand, TFC is extending the hours of  Sagip Kapamilya Telethon for Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) until 10:30 pm Pacific / 1:30 am Eastern. Call the HOTLINE : 1 (877) 992-2429  to make your donation.   Magkasama tayo sa kwento ng pagbangon! Share/Post/Tweet #TFC #SagipKapamilya Telethon EXTENSION for #YolandaPH #TyphoonHaiyan till 1030pm Pacific/130am Eastern. HOTLINE to DONATE: 1-877-992-2429 ABS-CBN International’s StarKargo accepts In-Kind Donations The following […]

16.11.2013 · Filled under: Promotions, Services ·
TFC-ABS-CBN International Sagip Kapamilya Typhoon Yolanda – U.S. & Canada – EXTENDED

TFC-ABS-CBN International Sagip Kapamilya Typhoon Yolanda – U.S. & Canada – EXTENDED

Open signals, FREE Phone Calls, Donation for New Subs; Tulong Na, Tabang Na, Tayo Na T-shirts CANADA OPEN TFC SIGNAL plus ADDITIONAL donation per new TFC sub * Rogers TV (Channel 871) – Ontario, will also open the signal till November 24. * City West Cable in Northern British Columbia, who has their signal open […]

16.11.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
Fundraiser for UNICEF’s Disaster Relief Efforts in the Philippines

Fundraiser for UNICEF’s Disaster Relief Efforts in the Philippines

Urgent funding needed for food, medicine, clean water, and sanitation LOS ANGELES (November 15th, 2013) – In the wake of Super Typhoon Haiyan, the strongest tropical cyclone ever recorded, an estimated 100,000 children under the age of five and 60,000 pregnant or nursing mothers were displaced. In the hardest hit areas, more than 3,000 schools and 2,400 […]

16.11.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
People’s Core launches Sagip Tuluy-Tuloy Tulong Pilipinas (Stp), 2013

People’s Core launches Sagip Tuluy-Tuloy Tulong Pilipinas (Stp), 2013

The Los Angeles-based non-profit organization, People’s Community Organization for Reform and Empowerment (People’s CORE) along with Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV), KmB / Pro-People Youth, and The Park’s Finest are calling on the community to respond to the recent tragedy in the Philippines caused by Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda, the strongest typhoon ever recorded to hit land. Reports indicate that 10,000 Filipinos have […]

14.11.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
TFC to Hold Live Telethon Fundraiser for Sagip Kapamilya in U.S. & Canada on November 13-14

TFC to Hold Live Telethon Fundraiser for Sagip Kapamilya in U.S. & Canada on November 13-14

Dubbed “Magkasama Tayo sa Kuwento ng Pagbangon”, telethon to raise funds for Typhoon Haiyan victims in the Philippines Nov. 13, 2013 – REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — ABS-CBN International’s The Filipino Channel (TFC) in U.S. and Canada and ABS-CBN Foundation International take its relief efforts a big step further for victims of the devastating Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) in the Philippines […]

13.11.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
TFC Connects Filipino Americans to their Homeland by Opening Signal during Crisis

TFC Connects Filipino Americans to their Homeland by Opening Signal during Crisis

First Responders Include Bright House Networks, Hawaiian Telcom and Time Warner Cable CENTENNIAL, CO. November 11, 2013 – International Media Distribution (IMD) today announced the early results of their appeal for operators to open the signal to TFC (The Filipino Channel) in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan. During relief efforts of one of the world’s biggest storms, TFC has been providing […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
Feeding America the APO Way

Feeding America the APO Way

City of Vernon — When members of the Alpha Phi Omega Fraternity in both the Philippines and USA are gathered in full force in the name of service — it was not only historical but a sight to behold. They typified the three basic cardinal principles of this Greek-letter fraternity of LEADERSIP, FRIENDSHIP and SERVICE […]

02.11.2013 · Filled under: Services, Videos ·
Clearing up the Facts

Clearing up the Facts

By Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services There has been a lot of confusion about some recent notices to consumers from insurance companies that sell coverage in the individual insurance market, and I’d like to clear up the facts. Today, more than 3 out of every 4 Americans get insurance from an employer, […]

01.11.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
California Agencies Release Draft Action Plan for Water, Ask for Input and Dialogue

California Agencies Release Draft Action Plan for Water, Ask for Input and Dialogue

California Water Action Plan Provides Roadmap for State Efforts SACRAMENTO – The California Natural Resources Agency, the California Environmental Protection Agency and the California Department of Food and Agriculture today released a detailed draft action plan to help guide state efforts and resources on one of California’s most important resources, water. The California Water Action […]

01.11.2013 · Filled under: Environment, Services ·
Los Angeles Residents to Call for Greater Focus on Student Health; Increased Parent Involvement as “School Success Express” Bus Tour Rolls to Hollenbeck Middle School

Los Angeles Residents to Call for Greater Focus on Student Health; Increased Parent Involvement as “School Success Express” Bus Tour Rolls to Hollenbeck Middle School

New Fair School Funding Law Projected to Bring More Than $2.7 Billion Funding Increase to Los Angeles Unified by 2021  Parents and Students to Meet with State and Local Education Leaders To Shape Law’s Impact on Los Angeles Schools Los Angeles, CA – As part of The California Endowment’s 12-city School Success Express bus tour raising […]

30.10.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
ABS-CBN Foundation Sagip Kapamilya Relief Efforts for Central Visayas

ABS-CBN Foundation Sagip Kapamilya Relief Efforts for Central Visayas

RELIEF EFFORTS – CENTRAL VISAYAS EARTHQUAKE October 22 – Sagip distributed relief goods to 6,204 families in municipalities of Loon, Tubigon, and Buenavista.  The runs were led by Erleo Bacabac, Angelo Angolo of RNG-Cebu, Regilah Gerona of BB163-Cebu, and volunteer Amelia Sumampong.  Relief goods were shipped from Manila to Tagbilaran via AirAsia; from Manila to Cebu via […]

30.10.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
Half of single young adults eligible for the Health Insurance Marketplace  could get coverage for $50 or less

Half of single young adults eligible for the Health Insurance Marketplace could get coverage for $50 or less

A new report released today by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) shows that nearly half (46 percent) of single young adults who are uninsured and may be eligible for coverage in the Health Insurance Marketplace could get coverage for $50 or less per month. “The health care law is making health insurance […]

30.10.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
A Technology Surge for HealthCare.gov

A Technology Surge for HealthCare.gov

By Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services Today, we are announcing key steps the Department is taking as part of a tech surge to continue to improve the consumer experience on HealthCare.gov. First, I am very pleased to announce we are bringing management expert and former CEO and Chairman of two publicly traded […]

23.10.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
Philippine SSS Conducts Outreach Mission in Los Angeles

Philippine SSS Conducts Outreach Mission in Los Angeles

The Social Security System (SSS) kicked off their 12-day outreach mission to eight North American cities with a community briefing at the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles on Friday, 11 October 2013. President and CEO Emilio S. De Quiros, Jr., led the SSS delegation accompanied by Senior Vice President for International Operations Judy Frances […]

21.10.2013 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
Central Health Plan Receives Senior Choice Gold Award for Excellence in 2014 Medicare Plan Benefits in Los Angeles & Orange Counties

Central Health Plan Receives Senior Choice Gold Award for Excellence in 2014 Medicare Plan Benefits in Los Angeles & Orange Counties

COLUMBUS, Ohio (October 15, 2013) Central Health Plan is one of 40 Medicare plans nationally to be recognized for cost-sharing effectiveness and value in the design of their 2014 medical and Part D prescription drug benefits for Medicare beneficiaries. Central Health Plan’s Medicare plan is the only Medicare Advantage plan offered in Los Angeles and […]

21.10.2013 · Filled under: Happenings, Services ·
Application Period Begins for 2013-14 Edison Scholars Program

Application Period Begins for 2013-14 Edison Scholars Program

ROSEMEAD, Calif., Oct. 8, 2013 — Are you a high school senior planning to study science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields in college?  If so, you may be eligible for one of several $40,000 scholarships being offered by Edison International (EIX), parent company of Southern California Edison (SCE), which has announced the application period […]

16.10.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
SSS cites five malls for public service

SSS cites five malls for public service

The Social Security System (SSS) conferred the “Bilib Kami Sa’Yo” Special Award to Robinsons Land Corp., Araneta Center, Inc., Masterpiece Asia Properties, Inc., Willin Sales, Inc. and KCC Property Holdings Inc. for prioritizing public service by enabling the creation of mall-based SSS Service Offices. Through the awardees’ generosity, members can conveniently transact with SSS at […]

03.10.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
Central Health Medicare Plan

Central Health Medicare Plan

Central Health Medicare Plan is a Medicare Advantage Plan currently serving 13,000 plus members throughout Los Angeles County, partial Orange County, and partial San Bernardino County.  Central Health Medicare Plan has been awarded the Senior Gold Choice Award for Excellence in Medicare Benefits Value in Los Angeles County three years in a row in 2011, […]

03.10.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Services ·
New SSS collection partner for farmers

New SSS collection partner for farmers

The Social Security System (SSS) signed a memorandum of agreement with Baug CARP Beneficiaries Multi-Purpose Cooperative (BCBMPC), the newest SSS collecting partner agent, during ceremonies held at the Executive Lounge of the SSS Main Office in Quezon City on September 27. As an accredited SSS collecting partner agent, BCBMPC can assign representatives to collect its […]

02.10.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
More than 900 Champions for Coverage Help Americans understand the Health Insurance Marketplace

More than 900 Champions for Coverage Help Americans understand the Health Insurance Marketplace

Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today recognized more than 900 Champions for Coverage nationwide.  These organizations and businesses have volunteered to help Americans without affordable insurance learn more and get coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace, which opens for business tomorrow and will give consumers a whole new way to shop and purchase affordable, high quality health coverage. “A network of […]

01.10.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
Outreach program Philippine Social Security System

Outreach program Philippine Social Security System

The Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles is delighted to invite your organization to come and join us in welcoming MR. EMILIO S. DE QUIROS, JR., President of Philippine Social Security System (SSS), during his visit to Los Angeles on 11 October 2013, Friday, from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. The following programs will also be offered by SSS […]

30.09.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
Jollibee, Notre Dame named SSS top employers

Jollibee, Notre Dame named SSS top employers

The Social Security System (SSS) presented the “Balikat ng Bayan” award to Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC) and Notre Dame of Cotabato, Inc. (NDC) in recognition of their exemplary performance as employers during ceremonies held at SSS Main Office in Quezon City. JFC, which operates several of the country’s top fast food chains — such as Jollibee, Chowking and Greenwich — and employs over 10,000 local employees, bested […]

30.09.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
Launching the Small Business Health Option Program Marketplace

Launching the Small Business Health Option Program Marketplace

HHS ramps up outreach and education efforts to small employers The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is ramping up its education and outreach efforts for America’s small businesses on the Affordable Care Act. In coordination with U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the Small Business Majority, Main Street Alliance, Business Forward, and the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the campaign will […]

27.09.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
Significant choice and lower than expected premiums available in the new Health Insurance Marketplace

Significant choice and lower than expected premiums available in the new Health Insurance Marketplace

A new report released today by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) finds that in state after state, consumers will see increased competition in the Health Insurance Marketplace, leading to new and affordable choices for consumers.  According to the report, consumers will be able to choose from an average of 53 health plans in the […]

26.09.2013 · Filled under: Services, U.S. News ·
Free Social Security Disability Screenings at Exposition Park Saturday

Free Social Security Disability Screenings at Exposition Park Saturday

Allsup sponsors Walk to Stop Lupus Now; will provide consumer information for individuals with disabilities Belleville, Ill.—Sept. 25, 2013—Allsup, a nationwide provider of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) representation, will offer free SSDI eligibility screenings at Exposition Park, Saturday, Sept. 28, during the Lupus Foundation of America’s Walk to End Lupus Now, beginning at 9 a.m. About 1.5 million people […]

26.09.2013 · Filled under: Giveaways, Services ·
Refresh Aesthetic and Lifestyle Medicine is proud to offer PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) Therapy

Refresh Aesthetic and Lifestyle Medicine is proud to offer PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) Therapy

September 20, 2013: Glendale, CA – The latest treatment in natural, anti-aging, facial rejuvenation therapy and regenerative injection treatment for joint pain, known as PRP, is now available at Refresh Aesthetic and Lifestyle Medicine under the direction of Dr. Larry Vigilia, M.D. Michelle Cheatham, Business Development Manager of PRP Life Lift™ stated, “The doctors at […]

22.09.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Promotions, Services ·
‘A Bug’s Light!’ Teaches Electrical Safety to Thousands of Area Students

‘A Bug’s Light!’ Teaches Electrical Safety to Thousands of Area Students

ROSEMEAD, Calif., Sept. 12, 2013 — A superhero insect is headed to 10 underserved elementary schools across Southern California Edison’s (SCE) service area to teach students about electrical safety through a live theatre production of “A Bug’s Light!” Sparky the Wonder Bug will star in the multimedia, interactive safety production, produced by The National Theater […]

18.09.2013 · Filled under: Happenings, Services ·
CONSULAR OUTREACH IN DALLAS, TX 12 to 13 October 2013

CONSULAR OUTREACH IN DALLAS, TX 12 to 13 October 2013

Los Angeles, 12 September 2013 – A team from the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles will conduct a Consular Outreach Program in Dallas, Texas on 12 to 13 October 2013: Location : Lewisville Senior Citizen Center 1950A Valley Parkway Lewisville, TX 75067 Service Hours : 9:00 am – 12:30 nn; 1:30 pm – 6:30 […]

17.09.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
SCE Recommends Solutions to Help With High Summer Bills

SCE Recommends Solutions to Help With High Summer Bills

ROSEMEAD, Calif., Sept. 10, 2013 — Southern California Edison (SCE) reached a new year-to-date peak power demand of 22,534 megawatts (enough to power about 14 million average Southern California homes at a point in time) last week. With the high heat expected to continue sporadically over the next few weeks, SCE is offering customers solutions to combat high electric bills. “We’re […]

17.09.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
SSS Medical Mission

SSS Medical Mission

Social Security System (SSS) doctors, dentists and nurses offered free health services to members and pensioners during the SSS Medical Mission at the Members Assistance Center of the SSS Diliman Branch in Quezon City on September 4. The attendees benefited from various services such as medical consultations and blood pressure check ups as well as dental consultations and […]

17.09.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
MoneyGram Renews Contract with Actor Robin Padilla as Brand Ambassador  Connecting With Our Filipino Consumers Worldwide

MoneyGram Renews Contract with Actor Robin Padilla as Brand Ambassador Connecting With Our Filipino Consumers Worldwide

MANILA — MoneyGram (NASDAQ:MGI), a leading global money transfer company, announced today it renewed its exclusive agreement with Robin Padilla as its brand ambassador. Last year, MoneyGram unveiled its collaboration with the Filipino movie personality during the launch of its “Moneygrado sa MoneyGram” campaign, which targets Filipino senders and receivers around the world. “Robin Padilla has great credibility […]

29.07.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
Let Dr. Tess, Patricia Javier take care of your skin

Let Dr. Tess, Patricia Javier take care of your skin

Celeb esthetician to do hydrafacials for lucky clients Aug. 18 at M Beauty Glendale MOST of her fans know her as a movie actress, singer, beauty titlist, model, and mom to two boys. Recently, she has been making waves as a DJ with the monicker “G-Love.” TFC viewers may also have caught her inviting ladies […]

28.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Filipino Stars, Promotions, Services ·
Hate packing? Get someone else to do it

Hate packing? Get someone else to do it

(Relaxnews) – Fashionistas and business travelers with jetset itineraries and no time — or inclination–  to pack are being offered a variety of concierge services that will pack their suitcases for them. It’s perhaps the least liked part of going on vacation: choosing outfits, packing, and unpacking. But a slew of lifestyle concierge services are […]

25.07.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Destinations, Home & Garden, Online, Services ·
Southern California Edison Partners with Customers to Conserve Energy

Southern California Edison Partners with Customers to Conserve Energy

ROSEMEAD, Calif., June 17, 2013 — As Southern Californians prepare for summer, Southern California Edison (SCE) is asking customers to be especially conservation-minded to help keep the electric grid stable and reliable during hot weather when energy use spikes, particularly without the power generated from the San Onofre nuclear plant. Last summer, SCE customers saved 300 […]

28.06.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
Alibaba aims to deliver to any city in China in 24 hours with new service

Alibaba aims to deliver to any city in China in 24 hours with new service

(Relaxnews) – E-commerce conglomerate the Alibaba Group has just launched a new delivery network which, when completed, will be able to deliver shipments to any city within China in 24 hours. The new delivery network, announced by the Alibaba Group, will be known as the China Smart Logistics Network (abbreviated to CSN). It is headed by […]

29.05.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Online, Services ·
Celebrating business and community partnerships: SCE hosts the 8th Annual Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month event

Celebrating business and community partnerships: SCE hosts the 8th Annual Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month event

IRWINDALE, Calif., May 3, 2013 — Celebrating business and community partnerships, Southern California Edison (SCE) hosted its eighth annual Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month celebration today, highlighting the company’s partnerships with local business customers and organizations. “SCE takes pride in cultivating relationships with diverse business customers and community organizations on energy conservation, supporting […]

09.05.2013 · Filled under: Environment, Services ·
Colina Cosmetics: The Colors of Spring

Colina Cosmetics: The Colors of Spring

There’s no stopping Colina Salon from its marketing ventures, this time the beauty experts of LA comes up with another name for its popular beauty product: THE COLINA COSMETICS.  This newly branded make up line promises real and true colors that LASTS for a long time: it can last the whole day.  Probably no touch […]

01.04.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Promotions, Services ·
Consular Outreach in Tampa, Florida

Consular Outreach in Tampa, Florida

The Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C., in cooperation with the Philippine Cultural Foundation, Inc., is pleased to announce that it will conduct a consular outreach mission in Tampa, Florida on: Schedule:  19 & 20 April 2013, Friday-Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.  21 April 2013, Sunday, 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. […]

22.03.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
Consular Outreach in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Consular Outreach in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

The Philippine Embassy in Washington, D.C., in cooperation with the Center for Florida Alliance Goodwill and Advancement (CFAGA), Philippine-American Association of South Florida (PAASF), Philippine American Society of Palm Beach (PAS), Philippine American Nurses Association of Southeast Florida (PMASEF), is pleased to announce that it will conduct a consular outreach mission in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on: Schedule: […]

25.02.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
Colina Salon signs a new contract with TFC

Colina Salon signs a new contract with TFC

Colina Salon has been a regular fixture at the  The Filipino Channel programs .  After a very progressive 2012, Colina Salons stretches its wings   further  this year with more  value for money promotions and a very aggressive communication program by signing a  renewal tie up with the biggest  Filipino TV network in the US- The […]

20.02.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Local News, Services ·
Colina Salon Opens its Doors to the City of Rancho Cucamonga

Colina Salon Opens its Doors to the City of Rancho Cucamonga

Msgr Nestor Rebong special officiating priest for the blessing of the opening. Rica Flores of Ranco Cucamonga is smiling ear to ear  as she walks in Colina. “This is very  good for us  Filipino residents here in Ranco. We’ve been waiting for  hairstylists here  . Colina Salon found the perfect place for Pinoys here.” Roger Santos , a resident of […]

07.02.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Happenings, Local News, Services ·
New Payment Scam Targets Southern California Edison Customers

New Payment Scam Targets Southern California Edison Customers

ROSEMEAD, Calif., Jan. 11, 2013 — Southern California Edison (SCE) is advising customers to be aware of a new telephone scam that is demanding immediate payment for allegedly past due electricity bills. Imposters have been calling SCE customers telling them they must make immediate payment on past due bills or have their electric service disconnected. […]

11.01.2013 · Filled under: Services ·
PACMAN and his Filipino Personal Trainor, Boboy Fernandez reveals the essence of a true Filipino spirit

PACMAN and his Filipino Personal Trainor, Boboy Fernandez reveals the essence of a true Filipino spirit

December is here and the yuletide season is in full swing.  Presents will just have to wait for people grow more excited in anticipation of the longstanding match between a true blooded Filipino World Boxing Champion and Mexican professional boxer Juan Manuel Marquez on Dec 8 2012. M Lhuillier Philippines will live thru anything after […]

05.12.2012 · Filled under: Services ·
Time Warner Cable announces new Triple Play Packages with global calling – allowing customers to call around the world for 1¢ per minute

Time Warner Cable announces new Triple Play Packages with global calling – allowing customers to call around the world for 1¢ per minute

Los Angeles, CA – November 20, 2012 – Time Warner Cable today announced the launch of its first ever Triple Play Package with the Global Penny Phone Plan that features calling to land-line phones in over 40 countries worldwide for as little as one penny per minute and competitive rates to other parts of the […]

29.11.2012 · Filled under: Discounts, Services ·
CONSUL GENERAL BARBER DE LA VEGA ATTENDS THE OPENING OF ISLAND PACIFIC SUPERMARKET IN RANCHO CUCAMONGA

CONSUL GENERAL BARBER DE LA VEGA ATTENDS THE OPENING OF ISLAND PACIFIC SUPERMARKET IN RANCHO CUCAMONGA

Los Angeles, 19 November 2012 – Consul General Maria Hellen Barber De La Vega attended the blessing and ribbon cutting ceremony of Island Pacific Supermarket, Rancho Cucamonga Branch held on 16 November 2012. In her message, the Consul General said that she considers the opening of the Rancho Cucamonga branch a milestone as this is the first […]

19.11.2012 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
COUNCIL MEMBER CARTAGENA CALLS ON CONSUL GENERAL BARBER DE LA VEGA

COUNCIL MEMBER CARTAGENA CALLS ON CONSUL GENERAL BARBER DE LA VEGA

Los Angeles, 19 November 2012 – Walnut City Council member Antonio “Tony” Cartagena paid a courtesy call on Consul General Maria HellenBarber De La Vega this morning.  Councilmember Cartagena, who is now on his fourth term at the City Council of Walnut, was first elected to a four year term at the City Council in April […]

19.11.2012 · Filled under: Services ·
Stay Safe While Preparing for and Celebrating the Holidays Southern California Edison Offers Tips to Avoid Injuries and Fire Hazards

Stay Safe While Preparing for and Celebrating the Holidays Southern California Edison Offers Tips to Avoid Injuries and Fire Hazards

ROSEMEAD, Calif., — As store shelves fill up with holiday lights and decorations, families and friends are preparing to celebrate the festive season. And as they get together to celebrate, Southern California Edison (SCE) has a simple message: don’t let potential fire hazards such as frayed cords and unsafe conditions like broken lights ruin the festivities. “During the holiday season, it’s easy […]

19.11.2012 · Filled under: Holidays, Services ·
CONSULAR OUTREACH IN NATIONAL CITY, CA, 1 – 2 December 2012

CONSULAR OUTREACH IN NATIONAL CITY, CA, 1 – 2 December 2012

Los Angeles, 6 November 2012 – A team from the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles will conduct a Consular Outreach Program in National City, California on 1 – 2 December 2012. The consular outreach program is being undertaken in cooperation with the Council of the Philippine American Organizations of San Diego County, Inc. (COPAO). The […]

14.11.2012 · Filled under: Services ·
CONSULAR OUTREACH IN RIO RANCHO, NEW MEXICO, 8 – 9 December 2012

CONSULAR OUTREACH IN RIO RANCHO, NEW MEXICO, 8 – 9 December 2012

Los Angeles, 5 November 2012 – A team from the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles will conduct a Consular Outreach Program in Rio Rancho, New Mexico on 8 – 9 December 2012.  The consular outreach program is being undertaken in cooperation with the Filipino American Foundation of New Mexico (FAFNM).  The following consular services will […]

14.11.2012 · Filled under: Services ·
Wells Fargo Commits $35 Million  in Support of Military Service Members, Veterans;   Provides Customers an Opportunity to Support Through ATM Donations

Wells Fargo Commits $35 Million in Support of Military Service Members, Veterans; Provides Customers an Opportunity to Support Through ATM Donations

November is Military Family Appreciation Month; Veterans Day is November 11  San Francisco, Nov. 8, 2012 – Wells Fargo & Company announced today it is committing $35 million over the next three years as part of its ongoing commitment to supporting military service members and veterans.  The commitment includes: Real estate owned (REO) property donations and […]

12.11.2012 · Filled under: Services ·
Colina salon fall back prices in the fall season

Colina salon fall back prices in the fall season

Prices are falling on special salon deals  The Season of Fall is now felt with the sudden rains and cold winds. The colors of the landscape changes with reddish and golden hues. As the world changes its colors and climate, so does fashion and hairstyles.In Colina Salon, they  welcome the Fall Season with special savings and […]

10.11.2012 · Filled under: Discounts, Promotions, Services ·
Colina Salons Expert Stylists supports Star Magic 20

Colina Salons Expert Stylists supports Star Magic 20

Fallback prices ongoing in Colina Salon   with 15% discount on MCHaircare products The Colina Salon stylists lend a hand to Katz Entetainment biggest show this year for Star Magic 20th anniversary last Nov. 3 at the Shrine Auditorium with ABSCBN celebrities Aneline Quinto, Chocoleit, Daniel Padilla, Enchong Dee, Enrique Gil, Erich Gonzales, Gerald Anderson, Jason […]

08.11.2012 · Filled under: Services ·
RESULTS OF THE CONSULAR OUTREACH IN HOUSTON, TX

RESULTS OF THE CONSULAR OUTREACH IN HOUSTON, TX

Los Angeles, 31 October 2012 – The Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles, led by Consul Charmaine Serna-Chua conducted a three-day consular outreach program at the West Oaks Plaza in Houston, Texas, U.S.A. on 26-28 October 2012. The consular outreach program was undertaken in cooperation with thePhilippine American Chamber of Commerce of Texas (PACC Texas) under the […]

05.11.2012 · Filled under: Local News, Services ·
E-Passport Appointment Schedule for Consular Outreach in Jacksonville, Florida Closed

E-Passport Appointment Schedule for Consular Outreach in Jacksonville, Florida Closed

Announcement 21 September 2012 WDC-001-2012 The Philippine Embassy wishes to announce that the appointment schedule for electronic-Passport applications for the Consular Outreach Service to be held in Jacksonville, Florida, on 5 and 6 October 2012 is now closed. The Embassy can no longer accept requests for appointment as it has already reached the maximum number […]

22.09.2012 · Filled under: Services ·

TIME WARNER CABLE TO PROVIDE 3 MONTHS OF FREE FILIPINO PROGRAMMING FOR TRIPLE PLAY SUBSCRIBERS

Enjoy Three Free Months of Filipino Programming For a Limited Time with Triple Play Subscription Los Angeles, CA – Time Warner Cable, the second largest cable provider in the U.S., introduces a limited time offer which includes free Filipino programming for three months for those who sign up for our Triple Play TV, Internet and […]

28.08.2012 · Filled under: Giveaways, Promotions, Services ·

Eliminate your debt; know your options

Ask yourself this. If you could eliminate your debt without permanently damaging your credit, why wouldn’t you? The stigma related to bankruptcy is not what it was 30 years ago. Just ask the millions of Americans who have taken this step to rebuild their futures. A clean slate is the ultimate tool of empowerment. Bankruptcy […]

27.08.2012 · Filled under: Services ·
Mr. Pure Energy still has it! Gary V. Live at Pechanga Resort and Casino

Mr. Pure Energy still has it! Gary V. Live at Pechanga Resort and Casino

Temecula, CA – As part of the Mabuhay Philippines Independence Day at Pechanga Resort and Casino, Gary Valenciano entertained the crowd of die-hard Filipino fans with a 2-hour set, two-day concert event held June 14-15. It was at least five years since he had a concert at Pechanga and he didn’t disappoint. With almost 30 […]

15.06.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment, Promotions, Services ·

Ipagdiriwang ng Pechanga ang Araw ng Kalayaan ng Pilipinas mula ika-12 hanggang ika-16 ng Hunyo

Temecula, CA – Ito na ang pinakamalaking pagdiriwang ng Pechanga Resort & Casino para sa Araw ng Kalayaan ng Pilipinas!  Limang araw na paggunita sa Kalayaan ng Pilipinas mula sa Espanya noong taong 1898 ang sisimulan sa ika-12 ng Hunyo hanggang sa katapusan ng linggo. Pinamagatang “Mabuhay” at kasama si “Mr. Pure Energy” na si […]

11.06.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment, Local News, Promotions, Services ·

Time Warner Cable teams up with with Will.I.Am for launching of ‘Wouldn’t It be Cool If…’

National Competition Challenges Kids across America to Dream Up Their Coolest Invention Idea (San Diego, CA) –Pina-a-alam ng Time Warner Cable ang official launch ng Wouldn’t It Be Cool If…, isang kampanyang unang pinahayag sa 2012 White House Science Fair ,upang mag isip ang mga  kabataan na ang Science ay Math ay kaiga-igaya, isang makabagong […]

06.03.2012 · Filled under: Entertainment, Promotions, Services ·