(818) 552-4503
off

‘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...
off

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.....
off

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 […]
off

Educators discuss changes in protecting integrity of education at recent forum

New America Media sponsored a recent forum at the UTLA auditorium to discuss changes in protecting the integrity of education. Among those invited in the panel of discussion were: newly-elected National Education Association (NEA) President, Lily Eskelsen-Garcia, Alex...
off

Rehab Czar Panfilo Lacson submits ‘Comprehensive (P170.9 B) Rehab Plan’ to Pnoy

On a leisurely weekend evening, I happened to have watched broadcast colleague Karen Davila’s “Headstart” Program on TFC on her very enlightening interview with Rehab Czar Panfilo Lacson. During the interview, Ms. Davila asked Mr. Lacson on the update of his […]
off

Double jeopardy Chinese aggression in Zambales?

Manila journalist Jarius Bondoc recently published a story regarding Chinese aggression not only on the Panatag/Scarbourough Shoal controversy in Bajo de Masinloc, Zambales, but  the current invasion of a part of the West Philippine Sea-side in the town of Santa Cruz, Zambales....
off

Eighty minutes in saving the quality of a patient’s life

(Conclusion) I remembered verifying the dose on my phone and checking  on the ongoing resuscitation which had settled hundred-a- minute chest compressions, ten-a-minute respirations and adrenaline every four minutes. A few minutes after the first injection, and with a drip […]
off

Eighty minutes in saving the quality of a patient’s life

I would like to share the following riveting  Pulmonary Embolism story sent to my attention recently by Dr. Jep Palo , an Intensive Care Specialist, who works at the Medical City Hospital in Mandaluyong, Metro Manila. One misstep and it would all be over, even doing everything...
off

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 […]
off

UP Alumni of Greater LA (UPAAGLA) welcomes UP President Alfredo Pascual

The University of the Philippines Alumni Association of Greater Los Angeles (UPAAGLA), led by its current President, Vicky Achacoso-Gancayco hosted a warm reception for the university’s 20th President Alfredo “Fred” Pascual at the Silverlake Medical Center Conference Hall on a...