Christmas Season heightens benevolence

The Christmas season has one particular feature that highlights its significance in the midst of gross commercialism that characterizes its observance. To some, the religious flavor of the One who gave us his life as the supreme gift to save mankind from eternal damnation and...

Filipinos celebrate Thanksgiving Day in style

Although assimilation in the  cultural mainstream is one of  the least of the problems  of many Filipinos who have considered  U.S their home, observance of Thanksgiving Day, which this year falls on a Thursday of November 26, is one that will be marked with a deep touch of their...

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...

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...

Knott’s Berry Farm adds ‘Voyage to the Iron Reef’ to its attractions

A horde of media practitioners from Southern California descended on the grounds of Knott’s Berry Farm in Buena Park Wednesday for the opportunity to be the first to experience the thrill of putting a battle against mechanical sea monsters at its newest attraction “Voyage to the...

Biggest losers win big in MP’s contest leading to the big fight

It takes more than discipline and determination to land on top of the heap of the weight loss contest sponsored by boxing great Manny Pacquiao for his team. Sixty three finalists made it to the challenge to lose 15 percent or more of their body weight with some confessing to the...

Pacquiao- Mayweather bout: A rallying event for Filipinos

Boxing hero Manny Pacquiao whose bout with unbeaten Floyd Mayweather at the MGM Grand Arena on May 2 maybe the biggest fight of his life. True to form, the Filipino boxing icon exudes a solid confidence resulting from many rounds of squaring off with grizzled boxers of varied...

Extreme dry spell not just a local concern

If the facts following do not jolt the senses of Californians into taking drought seriously, maybe nothing else will. The Golden State, now on the third year of one of the worst droughts in the past century according to the U.S. Drought Monitor, has 82 percent of it in extreme or...