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Anaheim employees ‘bled’ enough to win Red Cross blood drive challenge

The City Employees of Anaheim did whatever it cost even to the point of doing it with their own blood to win over 36 other cities in Southern California for the honor of donating the most of the life-saving blood […]
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‘Off the Beaten Path’ – Mimi Peter’s photo exhibitiion now at the AIA Building

Photographer/artist, Hanae Mae “Mimi” Blanco-Peters’ photo exhibit called “Off the Beaten Path” is now open to the public for free viewing at the American Institute of Architects Building on Wilshire Boulevard, from September 1-30, 2014. There will be an artist’s reception...
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DAP fund controversy

I hope Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago’s intention to file a resolution requesting the Senate leadership to conduct question hour on Budget Secretary Butch Abad pushes through and force him to release vital information regarding the controversial Disbursement Acceleration...
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Families to ‘Walk n’ Roll’ on Sept. 20 for ataxia that afflicts many

Fil-Ams among victims of debilitating disease By Rhony Laigo If not for the worldwide campaign of the Ice Bucket Challenge, the Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig’s disease may have been just that – a disease that has no […]
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UPAAGLA welcomes UP Eng’g Dean Dr. Aura C. Matias

The University of the Philippines Alumni Association of Greater Los Angeles (UPAAGLA) headed by its president, Vicky Achacoso-Gancayco had a reception for UP College of Engineering Dean Dr. Aura Castillo-Matias at the Malburg Atrium of Woodbury University in Burbank recently.....
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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 […]
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In search of a good leader

The presidential election is still two years away, but the people are already excited about electing someone who can pluck the country from its present economic stagnation and institute meaningful reforms in government. Sad to say, however, the Filipino people […]
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Series for Seniors: Part 3 – Completing the Medicare Puzzle

by Joseph Doratan Having just the Original Medicare card is not enough. It does not cover the cost-sharing like deductibles, co-pays and 20% co-insurances. It does not cover prescription drug. It does not have worldwide coverage. One way to complete […]
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Labor Day Weekend Getaways – last hurrah for summer

There was a time when our family would go on long weekend getaways a week before Labor Day weekend in order to avoid the rush in flying or driving to our “destinations of choice.” Flying an hour to nearby Sacramento, San […]
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Cerritos is OC Fil-Am Chamber’s Emerald Awardee for Outstanding Green City

The City of Cerritos’ energy efficiency effort has been recognized as 2014 Outstanding Green City by the Filipino American Chamber of Commerce at its 6th  Annual Green, Conserve and Health Exposition held for the second time at the Southern California […]