Christmas Season heightens benevolence

The Christmas season has one particular feature that highlights its significance in the midst of gross commercialism that characterizes its observance. To some, the religious flavor of the One who gave us his life as the supreme gift to save mankind from eternal damnation and...

Filipinos celebrate Thanksgiving Day in style

Although assimilation in the  cultural mainstream is one of  the least of the problems  of many Filipinos who have considered  U.S their home, observance of Thanksgiving Day, which this year falls on a Thursday of November 26, is one that will be marked with a deep touch of their...

Gloria C. Rull: Asian Women Entrepreneurs’ ‘Rise of the Lotus Awardee’

The lotus flower has been associated with purity and beauty and its exquisiteness and symbolism with rebirth had made it one of the most meaningful emblems of achievement. The nonprofit Asian Women Entrepreneurs of Orange County (AWE) had aptly named its event recently at the...

Obregon vs. Zuñiga Main Event 2 promises ‘More Sparks’

Musical icons, Master Balladeer Julius Obregon and Nonoy Zuñiga ” will try to settle the score that brewed for three decades on who among them owns the right to be called “the best”  at “The Main Event 2 – Timeless is slated on October 23 at the Grand Ballroom of Hilton Glendale...

Emerald Awards to Orange County green movement achievers

For many years, the importance of conservation (for their love of the Planet Earth) has been a message that has drawn national attention. Most especially in recent years, the need to take the issue seriously had been highlighted by the gnawing effects of ignoring the urgency of...

Irvine 14th Global Village Festival celebrates diversity

The City of Irvine, one of the 34 cities comprising the County of Orange, is not only one of the nation’s largest master-planned communities, culturally diverse and fully integrated city of 250,384 residents but also holds the distinction of being ranked as the top city in...

Conservationists converge at Fil-AM Chamber’s7th Annual Green Expo

This year will mark the seventh edition of the Annual Green,  Conserve and Health Expo that the Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of Orange will be hosting at the Marriott Suites in Anaheim  on September 23rd and will bring together under one roof Orange County’s stern...

OC businesses eye-ball companies for opportunities at ABAOC Annual Event

Orange County’s small and mid-sized businesses had the opportunity to bag lucrative contract via the annual event sponsored by one of the most active business associations in Orange County. The event is one of the business organization’s most awaited signature projects.. At the...

PHL land grab issue up at Cal Poly Pomona congressional open hearing

Just how serious is the issue of land grabbing in the Philippines to merit the attention of the Committee of Foreign Affairs of California Legislature under the chairmanship of Congressman Ed Royce of the 39th Legislative District. Serious enough for the close to 50-member...

UPAAGLA August 29 event is all about caring

The University of the Philippines Alumni Association of Greater Los Angeles Area (UPAAGLA) will hold its Induction Dinner and Dance on August 29 at Glendale Embassy Suites to send deserving scholars in school in much the same way that it kept Armel Grace Lugod’s future ensured...