All systems go for Kapamilya Run in Burbank, CA on Oct 5

ABS CBN Foundation International, TFC, AARP, Island Pacific & GoldMed Card team up for historic multi-city One Run, One Philippines  Redwood City, CA (September 16, 2013) – Joined together by “Mga Kuwento ng Kasiyahan(Stories of Joy): The Grand Kapamilya Weekend” – an event...

Variety Magazine gives glowing review of “Ekstra”

After Toronto International Film Festival screening, Vilma Santos-starrer now drawing crowds in 47 theatres in U.S. and Canada REDWOOD CITY, CA, September 16, 2013 –ABS-CBN Star Cinema and Quantum Films’ acclaimed indie film, Ekstra (The Bit Player), starring Philippine Star for...

Gumaca Association celebrates its 25th founding anniversary

The Gumaca Association, USA, formerly known as Gumaca Association of Southern California  (GASCA) has recently celebrated its 25th founding anniversary. A formal dinner-dance affair was held on Aug 24, 2013 at the grand ballroom of Hilton Hotel in San Gabriel CA with an...

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 :...

PHL CONSULATE GENERAL IN LOS ANGELES SUPPORTS U.S. DOL’S EDUCATION INITIATIVE ON WORKER’S RIGHTS

Los Angeles, 10 September 2013 – On the occasion of Labor Rights Week 2013, Consul General Maria Hellen Barber Dela Vega expressed support for the US Department of Labor’s (US DOL) initiative to educate Filipino migrant workers on labor rights. On 5 September 2013, Consul General...

Meat-Free Favorites : Meat-Free Beef Stroganoff

By Elena Johnson We love mushrooms at our house. Something about their earthy, chewy texture appeals to both my husband and me. Since we have different opinions on the taste of many vegetables and fruits, it’s great to have the versatile mushroom as one of our shared favorites....

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...

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...

Autism Speaks to Host Inclusion Events to Support Local Autism Community

IRVINE, CA—To raise awareness for autism, Autism Speaks will host multiple disability-friendly events, including the 10th anniversary Orange County Walk Now for Autism Speaks on November 16 in Irvine. Upcoming events include: • Electronic Recycling Fundraiser for Autism Speaks...

AlkanSSSya launch in Boac

The Social Security System (SSS) has partnered with the Caganhao, Amoingon, Balaring Tricycle Operators and Drivers Multi-Purpose Cooperative (CABTOD MPC) to enable the association’s members to regularly save part of their daily income for monthly contributions under the...