‘GunTV’ to sell firearms to US viewers

New York, United States | AFP |   – Americans will soon be able to snap up the latest firearms from the comfort of their sofas with the launch in January of GunTV, a 24-hour shopping channel. It comes with gun violence in the United States under renewed scrutiny after Wednesday’s...

Pinoys in US are outstanding immigrants

By Abner Galino If you live in the US, can you really say that you are proud to be Pinoy? You should be because Filipinos are outstanding immigrants. Well, it may not be something that you can say everyday, but you could say it loud through the most part of the year. By the way,...

LA County officials join to commemorate Voting Rights Act of 1965 50th anniversary

LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk (RR/CC) Dean C. Logan will join Los Angeles County Supervisors Hilda Solis, Mark Ridley-Thomas, Sheila Kuehl, Don Knabe, and Assessor Jeffrey Prang to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act...

ABS-CBN Foundation Int’l celebrates 18 years of Bantay Bata (Child Watch)

Program continues to protect abused and abandoned children of today to protect future generations REDWOOD SHORES, CA   – It was the tragic death of a young girl in the Philippines who was brutally beaten by her own mother in 1996 that sparked the idea of creating a helpline...

LA Galaxy Foundation joins forces with American Heart Association to fight cardiovascular disease

LOS ANGELES – The LA Galaxy Foundation and the American Heart Association (AHA) have joined forces through a yearlong collaboration to fight cardiovascular disease. The LA Galaxy Foundation’s support of $125,000 will help fund cardiovascular health initiatives aimed at engaging...

DoT urges Americans to visit sunny PHL

MANILA, Jan 12 (Mabuhay) – The Department of Tourism (DoT) is enticing Americans in major East Coast cities to make a tropical getaway to the Philippines, placing ads in tour buses with photos of the top destinations as the subfreezing temperatures and arctic blasts affect large...

Series for Covered California: Part 3 – Income

by Joseph Doratan The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has defined an affordable health plan as one that you  pay 8% or less of your income to have. To ensure that you have an affordable plan, Covered CA even provides premium assistance in their plans or put you under Medi-Cal if you...

A thousand and one reasons to be thankful

A thankful heart doesn’t recognize color, race, religion and what have you because in so many ways, there are always more than enough reasons to be in a state of gratitude. The splendor of what eyes can see  abound  and are reasons enough to compel a sense of gratitude and...

Vacations bring more happiness than birthdays, finds survey

Being on vacation topped a list of pleasures, edging out birthdays and finding money that was thought to be lost, in a recent survey conducted by strategic consulting firm Northstar on behalf of travel website Expedia.com. The firm surveyed a group of 7,855 employed adults over...

Asian American and Pacific Islanders more likely to be family caregivers

AARP releases first of three-part research series on AAPIs age 50+ WASHINGTON, D.C. – According to new report released today from AARP, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) are more likely to provide caregiving for older family members at home. “Caregiving Among Asian...