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  • Local Filipino community aids typhoon victims

    Filipino community members in Southern California are mobilizing relief efforts to send supplies and aid to areas in the Philippines devastated by Typhoon Haiyan. With a population of more than 330,000, Los Angeles has the largest Filipino diaspora in...
  • Philippines typhoon kills at least 10,000

    Philippines typhoon kills at least 10,000
    One of the most powerful storms recorded killed at least 10,000 people in the central Philippines, a senior police official said on Sunday, with huge waves sweeping away entire coastal villages and devastating the region's main city. Super typhoon Haiyan...
  • Fans pay tribute to 'Fast & Furious' actor Paul Walker and friend

    Fans pay tribute to 'Fast & Furious' actor Paul Walker and friend
    The fast and furious became the solemn and reverential Sunday as hundreds of fans and mourners met in Valencia to pay tribute to the memory of actor Paul Walker and Roger Rodas, killed Nov. 30 in a car crash. Under cold but clear skies, a line of muscle...
  • L.A. Filipinos mobilize to assist typhoon victims

    As the death toll continues to rise in the aftermath of the powerful typhoon that swept through the Philippines last week, Southern California’s local Filipino community has been mobilizing to assist in relief efforts. A 5K Charity Walk was held...
  • Typhoon Haiyan: Survivors in Philippines beg for help as death toll rises

    Typhoon Haiyan: Survivors in Philippines beg for help as death toll rises
    Dazed survivors begged for help and scavenged for food, water and medicine on Monday, as relief workers struggled to reach victims of a super typhoon that killed an estimated 10,000 people in the central Philippines. As President Benigno Aquino deployed...
  • Fans pay tribute to 'Fast & Furious' actor Paul Walker and Roger Rodas

    Fans pay tribute to 'Fast & Furious' actor Paul Walker and Roger Rodas
    The fast and furious became the solemn and reverential Sunday as hundreds of fans and mourners met in Valencia to pay tribute to the memory of actor Paul Walker and Roger Rodas, killed Nov. 30 in a car crash. Under cold but clear skies, a line of muscle...
  • 330 orphans arrive in Los Angeles

     
    South Vietnamese and Cambodian orphans are carried from evacuation plane at Los Angeles International Airport in white cardboard boxes that served as bassinettes for the trip from the Philippines....
  • 'We Are The Best!' On Top At Tokyo Festival

    TOKYO -- Lukas Moodysson's "We Are the Best!," a dramedy about three 13-year-old girls who start a punk band in 1982 Stockholm, was awarded the Tokyo Sakura Grand Prix at the 26th Tokyo International Film Festival on Friday. The Swedish director told the...
  • Manny Pacquiao says 'nothing' concerns him about Brandon Rios

    Manny Pacquiao says 'nothing' concerns him about Brandon Rios
    Manny Pacquiao provided an update from his Philippines-based training camp Thursday as he prepares for his Nov. 23 welterweight bout in Macao, China, against Oxnard’s Brandon Rios. Pacquiao’s most relevant words came as he closed the...
  • A milestone shipyard battleship becomes a decorated WWII warrior

    A milestone shipyard battleship becomes a decorated WWII warrior
    A century after Newport News shipbuilders laid its keel on Oct. 27, 1913, the mighty battleship USS Pennsylvania is largely forgotten. But in its day the 31,400-ton warhorse represented a critical milestone for the increasingly capable yard -- where...
  • Temporary U.S. immigration status urged for Filipinos after typhoon

    Advocates are putting pressure on the U.S. government to grant temporary refuge to Philippine nationals because of Typhoon Haiyan. Only Filipinos already in the U.S. would be eligible for temporary protected status, which is granted to foreign...
  • Paul Walker memorial draws fans from afar

    Chris Harrel and his friend Conner Eddy of Washington state braved a 20-hour drive through ice and snow in order to make it to Sunday’s memorial for “Fast and Furious” actor Paul Walker in Valencia. Harrel, 20, and Eddy, 16, stopped to...