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Finished or not finished

I feel like how I used to feel at the end of timed exams when the teacher would say: “Pens down. Now more writing. Finished or not finished, pass your papers.” I am both excited and anxious; relieved yet feeling […]

An open letter of gratitude

I have been saying this over and over again… that I feel blessed to have found my life partner and even more blessed to have been able to share the love with family and friends. It’s been about a week […]

Food that’s in, when school is out

Los Angeles Unified School District and City of Los Angeles partner to provide 4.5 million free meals this summer LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) and the City of Los Angeles announced at Lake Street Community Center in Historic […]

Filipino Olympic Figure Skater Michael Martinez in Carson June 7

Carson, CA – The first Filipino Winter Olympian Michael Christian Martinez will be given a plaque of recognition at the 116th Philippine Independence Day celebration at Veterans Park this Saturday, June 7 at 2 pm. Mayor Protempore Elito Santarina said […]

Former Balita editor David Casuco, 57, writes 30

Remembering happy times with our ‘Teddy Bear’ By Myrna Aquitania The sad news on the sudden passing of our “Teddy Bear” David Casuco was not only shocking but numbing. Media colleague Lydia Solis (of Philippine News) and I shared Dave […]

Inihahatid ng Pechanga Resort & Casino: ‘Mega Star’ Sharon Cuneta Live sa June 14

Inihahatid ng Pechanga Resort & Casino: ‘Mega Star’ Sharon Cuneta Live sa June 14 Sa kakaibang pagtatanghal, saksihan ang pag-awit ng batikan at premyadong aktres na si Sharon Cuneta sa dinarayong Pechanga Resort & Casino Theater sa Temecula, California, alas-8 […]

Fly PAL in style; New Boeing 777-300ERs now serve flights to US

By Rhony Laigo Boeing’s new 777-300ER are now part of Philippine Airlines US-bound fleet. On Saturday, May 3, the new aircraft made its maiden voyage to Los Angeles from Manila and will be added to the regular fleet of Manila-US […]

Earth Day in the Garden April 26

Carson, CA – The Environmental Justice Network of Southern California announced that the Earth Day in Carson will be held at the Stephen White community garden on 220th and Moneta in Carson. Mayor Jim Dear of Carson will be the […]

Family in MAVNI

We’ve heard that the family that prays together stays together. But for the Abrina family, particularly for brother Manuel and sister Patricia, the family that enlists in the MAVNI together, enters the U.S. Army together. “First reason was because of […]

When winning is worse than losing

In any sport, winning is not necessarily everything. In boxing, winning can be worse than losing. “After you win a fight that people think you didn’t deserve, instead of coming out to the public walking tall, you come out with […]