Gloria C. Rull: Asian Women Entrepreneurs’ ‘Rise of the Lotus Awardee’

The lotus flower has been associated with purity and beauty and its exquisiteness and symbolism with rebirth had made it one of the most meaningful emblems of achievement. The nonprofit Asian Women Entrepreneurs of Orange County (AWE) had aptly named its event recently at the...

Glad to be back

After being bedridden for almost 45 days due to a vertebral fracture, I am almost as normal as I used to be before my freak accident. I was also diagnosed as having spinal stenosis. To all my friends and family who cared for me when I was crippled, a million thanks to all of you....

Emerald Awards to Orange County green movement achievers

For many years, the importance of conservation (for their love of the Planet Earth) has been a message that has drawn national attention. Most especially in recent years, the need to take the issue seriously had been highlighted by the gnawing effects of ignoring the urgency of...

Conservationists converge at Fil-AM Chamber’s7th Annual Green Expo

This year will mark the seventh edition of the Annual Green,  Conserve and Health Expo that the Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of Orange will be hosting at the Marriott Suites in Anaheim  on September 23rd and will bring together under one roof Orange County’s stern...

OC businesses eye-ball companies for opportunities at ABAOC Annual Event

Orange County’s small and mid-sized businesses had the opportunity to bag lucrative contract via the annual event sponsored by one of the most active business associations in Orange County. The event is one of the business organization’s most awaited signature projects.. At the...

ABAOC Business Matching and Procurement Conference : Providing the necessary tools for the enterprising

The Asian Business Association of Orange County has been for the past many years been at the  forefront  of educating its members on how to navigate the complex business environment of Orange County through its signature information-laden events where participants gain more in...

Weekend rainstorms soak SoCal

By Newsroom Staff As of 10 a.m. Monday, there were 3,731 Southern California Edison (SCE) customers without power territory wide, which spans north to the Sierras, south to Orange County, East to the Arizona border and west to Santa Barbara. SCE crews responded where needed....

Artist Lynda A. N. Reyes participates in two juried shows in California

Two watercolor paintings of artist Lynda A. N. Reyes will be featured in two California exhibits in Brea, Orange County and San Francisco   “An Afternoon Stroll at Venice Beach”, a transparent watercolor painting done on a full size 300 lb. Arches paper was juried into the 30th...

OC Fil-Am Chamber, Tacloban execs, GMA Foundation in fundraiser

More than a year after Super Typhoon Yolanda unleashed her fury on residents of coastal towns along its path in the Visayan area of the Philippines, many victims still grapple with the reality of not being able to return to normal living. Dozens of countries and well-meaning...

ABAOC celebrates Lunar New Year and Fil-Am Chamber empowers young entrepreneurs

Two of the most active business and professional organizations in Orange County share between them a record of more than 40 years of serving the community. Drawing membership notably from diversified multi-ethnic backgrounds, a common denominator marks both associations – i.e. to...