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Irvine Global Village Festival celebrates cultural diversity

The City of Irvine takes pride anew in the richness of its cultural diversity with the weekend staging (September 27), now on its 13th year, of the Annual Global Village Festival  at the Bill Barber Park. The traditional showcase of […]
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Corruption, corruption and more corruption

The Philippine National Police (PNP) has recently been in the “cutting edge” of controversy following the involvement of its personnel, including its head, General Alan Purisima, in illegal activities ranging from kidnappings, gun-for-hire, hold-ups and bribery. General Purisima,...
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Local Bank/Furniture/Gelato Shop promotes outstanding customer service

The City of Alhambra is known as “The Gateway to the San Gabriel Valley.” It has approximately 330,000 Chinese residents, around 400 businesses, including a choice of  around 40 restaurants, three hospitals, three major supermarkets (two Raphs and one Albertsons),  two...
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California weather increases awareness on solar energy potentials

California has been besieged by unusual episodes of high temperatures over the past weeks to the discomfort of even the sun-lovers. For the record, the phenomenon is worldwide with the National Climatic Data Center report that “the planet had its […]
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Expand DAP probe; Include other lawmakers and officials

The current probe being conducted by the Senate on alleged corruption among elected public officials should be expanded to dispel public perception that the Aquino government is only after its perceived political enemies. So far only Senators Juan Ponce Enrile, […]
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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.....