All things work together for good with Typhoon Yolanda

by: Rey Andres Super typhoon Yolanda left in its wake unprecedented destruction in lost lives and properties worth billions of dollars and exposed the truth on the coping ability of the Filipino people and government. The total devastation described as “worse than hell” wrought...

Anaheim is 4th in the country’s top 25 happiest and healthiest cities

by : Rey Andres  The  City of Anaheim is Orange County’s largest city among 34 that comprise it, the 10th most populous city in California, the 55th most populous in the country and lately earned the distinction of being identified as “number four in the 25 Happiest, Healthiest...

Garden Grove Strawberry Fest provides funding for charities

by Rey Andres Dale Carnegie whose book “How to Win Friends and Influence People” sold 10 million copies in 1936 was quoted to have said “If life gives you lemons, make lemonades.” which means to make the best of situations. In the City of Garden Grove where once strawberry field...

OC Fil-Am Chamber reaches out to PHL marginalized children

by Rey Andres A nonprofit group in the Cavite, a province south of Manila in the Philippines, has been busy at work rescuing, abused, abandoned and orphaned children from the streets of Manila and training them to begin a more productive life in society. These unfortunate...

Fathers in more than 45 countries get attention

by Rey Andres Forty-five of the more 196 countries in the world celebrate Father’s Day one way or another, a celebration  to celebrate fatherhood and male parenting. The event comes on the heels of the Mother’s Day which highlighted and honored the contributions of mothers in the...

Thousands expected at City of Orange’s International Street Fair

The streets surrounding the  Old  Plaza of Orange County will come to life on labor day weekend with this year’s edition of Orange International Street Fair with at least 15 ethnic groups vying for the attention of more than 400,000 visitors expected to join the crowd at the...

Small businesses stand tall at 50th Business Week Awards

by: Rey Andres California’s top small entrepreneurs who didn’t give up on the economy and persevered and are now reaping the fruits of their unwavering tenacity will be honored at the 50th Annual Small Business Week Awards at the Disneyland Grand Californian Hotel on August 7....

Laguna Beach celebrates 80 years of living art

by : Rey Andres The scene was so vivid and realistic that the canvas at the stage of Irvine Bowl in Laguna Beach looked like the real painting. The “live painting” had human elements who are all volunteers were dressed up to depict elements  of a painting and whose dedication and...

Atty. Linda Sarno’s ‘Green Legacy’ at SC Edison Center on its 5th Year

by : Rey Andres  Atty. Linda  Sarno is a Christian who has been endowed with enviable gifts from God which she unselfishly shares with her fellowmen. Many attest to her passion and drive in leading advocacies which she earnestly pursues even when her health conditions  made it...

Proper e-waste disposal is everybody’s concern

by : Rey Andres The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. government’s agency created to protect human health and environment, estimates that more than  112,000 computers are discarded every single day in the U.S. alone. That’s 41.1 million desktops and...