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PSST presents Pilipino American Culture Night at La Mirada Theater

Among the many jokes that tend show the peculiarities of the Filipinos in America is about their tendency to respond automatically and turn their heads to the direction of the sound when someone makes the “psst” with his mouth. It […]
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Californians greet 2015 with new laws

Of the many laws that greeted Californians in 2015 many have varied significant effects but one law that had been debated fiercely and fought so hard for concerned giving driving privilege to significant number of undocumented people and one that […]
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A deeper resolve needed to an old challenge for the New Year

There are only a few days left before 2014 will become history. It will be remembered bitterly or fondly depending  on how an individual fared in the last 365 days. As we face the remaining days still with unresolved issues […]
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Simbang Gabi tradition endures

The tradition of Simbang Gabi has endured for more than 400 years. The nine-day pre-dawn celebration of the Mass serves as a prelude to the climatic celebration of Christmas. Catholic churches in hundreds of different locations in the Philippines, and […]
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Nations’ response during calamities reveals deep-seated charitable culture

Still dazed after a year since Super Typhoon Yolanda  delivered a devastating wallop never been experience in the history of the Philippines, now comes another foreboding calamity represented by Typhoon Ruby with at least nine provinces in the Visayas are […]
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ABAOC, FACCOC trace decades of service to Orange County entrepreneurs

After months of preparations, two prestigious Orange County groups dedicated to almost identical audiences, the Orange County entrepreneurs and professionals, the organizers from Asian Business Association of Orange Country (ABAOC) and the Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of...
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A thousand and one reasons to be thankful

A thankful heart doesn’t recognize color, race, religion and what have you because in so many ways, there are always more than enough reasons to be in a state of gratitude. The splendor of what eyes can see  abound  and […]
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Aquarium of the Pacific experience more than educational

Visitors to the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach not only enjoy a vicarious journey into the bottom of the sea during their visit but they get more in terms of being given the opportunity to discover that beneath […]
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Nov.4 election highlights American spirit of volunteerism

The low voter turnout in the last elections might have come as a big disappointment with many failing to exercise their valuable right to participate in a process considered sacred and a privilege. The November political exercise, however, marked a […]
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OC Fil-Amber Chamber: Standing the test of time

Many Filipinos opted to move to Orange County in the early part of 1990 to escape congestion and pollution after settling in Los Angeles, California. Lured by open spaces and serene environment, Orange County with its 34 cities had become a mecca for many professionals and...