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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...
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Transparency International ranks PHL 94th of “most corrupt” in field of 177

The “improved ranking” of the Philippines’s in Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index for the year 2013 provides a consolation to many Filipinos who wake up every morning to news on corruptions on various levels of governance. We are not alone […]
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OC Fil-Am Chamber signature Gala event slated at Disney Hotel

One of Orange County’s most visible associations of business entrepreneurs and professionals will hold its signature event on November 22 at Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel in the world-famous Disneyland Resort. What is considered as the Filipino American Chamber of Commerce of...
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Concert Pianist Raul Sunico featured in a one-night benefit concert

The Filipino American community notably in the Los Angeles area never had it so good this month for having been blessed to enjoy the artistry of great Filipino artists especially this month which coincides with the celebration of  Filipino American […]
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Buena Park’s Silverado Days Still ‘packs ‘emu in’ at 58

Autumn is just upon us and the memories of another summer had just been relegated to fond remembrances. An annual occurrence mostly grouped into the summer “to go events” because most of the features inherent to it apparently fall into […]
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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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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 […]