Fil-Am judge honored in historic enrobing ceremony

By Nimfa U. Rueda LOS ANGELES – The newest Filipino-American judge in the Los Angeles Superior Court was formally honored in a historic swearing-in and enrobing ceremony at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse in downtown Los Angeles earlier this week. Julian Recana made history when he...

Pacquiao endorses Fil-Am’s candidacy for Glendale council seat

Glendale, CA – Philippine Congressman and World Champion Boxer, Manny Pacquiao, gives 100% support to our Kababayan, Edith Fuentes for Glendale City Council (April 7, 2015) candidacy.  Pacquiao is asking our Kababayans to support Fuentes, “Suportahan natin at iboto si Edith...

2 Fil-Ams win in municipal elections in LA county

By Nimfa Rueda LOS ANGELES – Two Filipino-Americans were re-elected to serve a four-year term on the city councils of Cerritos and Carson in Los Angeles County, according to semi-official results released Wednesday Mark Pulido, currently mayor of Cerritos, topped the city council...

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...

KTLA News Anchor Cher Calvin to host Miss Philippines USA 2014

Fil-Am KTLA-TV News anchor Cher Calvin and Fox News TV personality Tony Cabrera will both host the 2014 Miss Philippines USA 2014, to be held on Sunday, July 27, 2014, 6 p.m. at the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse, 320 South Mission Drive, San Gabriel, California 91776. Pageant...

Christine Love joins other Fil-Am talents to national anthem in major league

Former Aliw Awardee wows crowd at Dodgers Filipino Heritage Night The 5th Annual Los Angeles Dodgers Filipino Heritage Night was held last Friday, June 13, at the Dodger Stadium with nearly 40,000 people in attendance. Christine Love sang the National Anthem and received a...

Apl.de.Ap Foundation’s ‘Rebuild Philippines’ concert a smashing success

On a perfect moonlit-night last Sunday, June 8th the packed Greek Theatre presented Apl. de. Ap Foundation’s lengthy five-hour fundraiser entitled: “Rebuild Philippines,” hosted by the always charming and perky Fil-Am KTLA-TV newsanchor, Cher Calvin in her stunning metallic gold...

PHL pride as Oscar win caps rare quad for songwriter

HOLLYWOOD, March 3, 2014 (AFP) – Songwriter Robert Lopez gave the Philippines some Oscars joy on Sunday as he completed a rare quadruple triumph at the 86th Academy Awards. The 39-year-old American scooped the Oscar for best original song for “Let It Go” from the Disney hit...

Fil-Am Headliners: A Deputy DA and a celebrity beauty-maker

by Myrna Aquitania Deputy DA Teresa Pineda Magno bids for LA Superior Court Seat  At a recent “Night of Fine Food and Wine” at Rafi’s Village, in Burbank, this writer was among the guests at the campaign fundraiser for Fil-Am Deputy DA Teresa Pineda Magno in her bid for LA...

Lynda Johnson, Victor Manalo Won Elective Posts

By Dan E. Nino             Cerritos, Calif. – As expected by political pundits in the ABC school district, Lynda Johnson, a paralegal by profession, cruised to an easy victory when she topped the recent ABC  School Board election in the field of five candidates.            ...