Monthly Archives: March 2017

Randy Takemoto, COO and GM of Cache Creek Casino Resort , along with his lovely wife Dina, was honored at a private retirement reception party given by Ichiban’s Ben Ramos and gracious wife, Edna, last March 18 at the conference room of Cache Creek. Yes, indeed this champion , icon and philanthropist has been loved and treasured by the FilAm community, including Berna Almero with her sister, Neri Canonizado who gave a welcome message at the brief program. In his opening...

SAN FRANCISCO -- The San Francisco-based United Pangasinanes of America, Incorporated will hold its Biennial Inaugural Banquet & Ball Saturday, April 1 starting at 6:00 in the evening at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Burlingame. Executive Chairperson of the event is former First Lady Caridad Aquino, who along with the executive committee have been meeting regularly, promising the best Inaugural ever in the history of the organization. Leading the new set of officers and...

KP Asian Association scholarships recognize students who have brought demonstrable, tangible benefit to an Asian community and have the potential to be future leaders. Students may have demonstrated this potential through their activities in school, in the community, or in the face of unusual circumstances. Applications are due by April 5, 2017, at http://aim.applyists.net/KaiserPermanenteAsianAssoc Eligibility requirements: • high school student graduating in Spring, ...

By Harvey I. Barkin SAN JOSE – She was doing figure eights around the adults on a scooter. But a few minutes ago, Gabby Gutierrez wowed audiences with her performance as the night’s principal in Matilda the Musical at the San Jose Center for Performing Arts last March 11. The show ran from March 7 to March 12. In plaid and denims, hair still mussed from the show’s last scene, the almost 4’5”, 66 pound, 11-year old could pass for just another typical playful pre-teen. Sh...

Hello, everyone! Welcome to another week of Bahay Kubo, atbp. I hope everyone enjoyed the first week of Spring last week and adjusted to the DST, losing an hour of sleep. This week I’m going to talk about my favorite little wine bar in Alameda, the Alameda Wine Company. It is in the historic Alameda Theater Complex, owned and operated by Karen Ulrich. It is one of the very few wine bars in Alameda. My husband and I had visited the Alameda Wine Company a couple of times ...

Sacramento, California (March 24, 2017) - The Eskwela Natin is proud to announce its Summer Program for 2017, from May 21 to July 30, 2016 to be held at the Community Room of the Human Resources Building, 2450 Florin Road, Sacramento, California. The new format of camp-like sessions will be held every Sunday afternoon. On opening day, May 21, 2017, there will be a reception at noon before the first class session. The program will include a welcome from the Philippine Consu...

FOOTHILL RANCH, CA – March 21, 2017 – One Heart for Hope held its recent humanitarian, medical, and optical mission in the Philippines last Feb. 21-March 4, 2017. The mission served over 1,600 children and adults in the following locations: an orphanage in Cavite (Friends of Samaritan’s Place); “Aetahanan” a shelter that houses college aeta scholars in Sta. Rita, Pampanga that the organization helped built in 2014; Sta. Ana, Pampanga; Sto. Domingo and Tiwi, Albay; and Ugong, ...

Story and photos by Lovel Aniag Zambales is a province northwest of Manila, about four hours away. The province offers both majestic mountains to climb and the best beach coves for camping, and has recently gained popularity among the younger generation of travelers because of its affordability and proximity to Manila. For the uninitiated, a traverse is crossing a mountain from one point to the other. And with its many coves and Cawag Mountain Range, Zambales offers sev...

By Elena Shore | New America Media When it comes to Trump’s changes to immigration policy, many immigrants have a common question: Who is affected and what do the changes mean for them? It’s a question that Martha Ruch, staff attorney at Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles says she hears constantly from her clients. Since taking office, Trump dramatically expanded the definition of who can be prioritized for deportation. Immigration attorneys say that under...