Aquarium of the Pacific experience more than educational

Visitors to the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach not only enjoy a vicarious journey into the bottom of the sea during their visit but they get more in terms of being given the opportunity to discover that beneath the surface lurks a breath-taking milieu that they can only...

Nov.4 election highlights American spirit of volunteerism

The low voter turnout in the last elections might have come as a big disappointment with many failing to exercise their valuable right to participate in a process considered sacred and a privilege. The November political exercise, however, marked a high point in the lives of...

OC Fil-Amber Chamber: Standing the test of time

Many Filipinos opted to move to Orange County in the early part of 1990 to escape congestion and pollution after settling in Los Angeles, California. Lured by open spaces and serene environment, Orange County with its 34 cities had become a mecca for many professionals and...

Transparency International ranks PHL 94th of “most corrupt” in field of 177

The “improved ranking” of the Philippines’s in Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index for the year 2013 provides a consolation to many Filipinos who wake up every morning to news on corruptions on various levels of governance. We are not alone in the struggle...

OC Fil-Am Chamber signature Gala event slated at Disney Hotel

One of Orange County’s most visible associations of business entrepreneurs and professionals will hold its signature event on November 22 at Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel in the world-famous Disneyland Resort. What is considered as the Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of...

Concert Pianist Raul Sunico featured in a one-night benefit concert

The Filipino American community notably in the Los Angeles area never had it so good this month for having been blessed to enjoy the artistry of great Filipino artists especially this month which coincides with the celebration of  Filipino American Heritage Month. What a more...

Buena Park’s Silverado Days Still ‘packs ‘emu in’ at 58

Autumn is just upon us and the memories of another summer had just been relegated to fond remembrances. An annual occurrence mostly grouped into the summer “to go events” because most of the features inherent to it apparently fall into the categories that rightfully belong to the...

Irvine Global Village Festival celebrates cultural diversity

The City of Irvine takes pride anew in the richness of its cultural diversity with the weekend staging (September 27), now on its 13th year, of the Annual Global Village Festival  at the Bill Barber Park. The traditional showcase of at least 50 ethnic groups whose members call ...

California weather increases awareness on solar energy potentials

California has been besieged by unusual episodes of high temperatures over the past weeks to the discomfort of even the sun-lovers. For the record, the phenomenon is worldwide with the National Climatic Data Center report that “the planet had its hottest summer on record and is...

Anaheim employees ‘bled’ enough to win Red Cross blood drive challenge

The City Employees of Anaheim did whatever it cost even to the point of doing it with their own blood to win over 36 other cities in Southern California for the honor of donating the most of the life-saving blood to win the 2014 Red Cross City Blood Drive Challenge. The employees...