The ‘American Dream’ is still alive

As millions of Filipinos join the celebration of their adopted country’s 239th year of Declaration of Independence, many will share the spirit of national thanksgiving in the welcoming arms of a country that had made a difference in their lives in many aspects. Lured by the...

Playing it safe (Part 1 of 2)

NEW YORK – There are immigrant stories of struggles and triumphs in every community across America where people from all over the world come, in search of the proverbial American dream. What they don’t know, in fact, is that the dream only starts when one’s immigration status is...

Joseph Gelito: Setting the Bar High for Fil-Am Comedians

Multi-talented Joseph Gelito had to work hard to establish himself in a field that’s hard to penetrate, much more excel in. In being where he is now in the entertainment world he had to be different to stay in a business where competitions sprout like mushrooms. Like the Biblical...

ABC Entertainment debuts upcoming TV shows in TCA winter press tour

By Hannah De Castro-Abinuman From the same network that brought us the Emmy-award winning series, “Modern Family,” comedy favorite, “The Middle,” and long-running hit shows like “Dancing With the Stars” and “General Hospital,” comes another set of TV shows that are bound to keep...

‘Fresh Off The Boat’ is coming soon on ABC

Comedy is first Asian American TV show in 20 years By Hannah De Castro-Abinuman On this year’s Conference for Creative Content (C3), Visual Communications presented ABC’s newest comedy TV show – “Fresh Off The Boat.” A special screening of the pilot episode was held...

Fil-Am Rob Villeza appointed judge to Los Angeles Superior Court

Los Angeles, CA – The Philippine American Bar Association (PABA) congratulates Assistant United States Attorney Rob Villeza on his appointment to the Los Angeles Superior Court.  On November 12, 2014, California Governor Jerry Brown appointed Judge Villeza to a judgeship in...

Obama order to benefit thousands of TNTs

President Obama’s planned immigration overhaul will benefit thousands of Filipinos staying without proper documentation here in the United States, most of them living here in California. Immigration records have stated that there are roughly about 2.6 million undocumented...

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...

AARP sponsors San Diego Asian Film Festival

WASHINGTON, D.C. – AARP is proud to be a new Spotlight Sponsor of the 15th San Diego Asian Film Festival from Thursday, November 6 through Saturday, November 15. “AARP recognizes the impact that stories and storytellers have in our communities and support events like the San...

Susan shines at the FACLA

Susan Oca did it again! After her successful stint hosting a dance event for seniors last month, where she, together with some friends, bestowed awards to some seniors in different categories, Susan this time connected her seniors to businesses that primarily have them as the...
12