Casimero arrives in US to train for Dec 11 title defense

Glendale G. Rosal 10/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — John Riel “Quadro Alas” Casimero, the reigning World Boxing Organization (WBO) world bantamweight champion arrived in Los Angeles, California today, October 21, 2021, to start training for his December 11, 2021, mandatory title…

Tiger Woods transferred to Los Angeles hospital for further treatment

Agence France Presse 02/26/2021

LOS ANGELES  – Golf superstar Tiger Woods has been transferred to a Los Angeles medical facility for further treatment, according to a statement Thursday from the hospital where he underwent surgery for serious leg injuries after his…

Magsayo makes MP Promotions debut vs ‘tough’ Mexican

MARK GIONGCO 10/03/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Unbeaten featherweight Mark Magsayo hopes to deliver a rousing debut for MP (Manny Pacquiao) Promotions when he faces Rigoberto Hermosillo of Mexico Sunday (Manila time) at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. During Saturday’s weigh-in,…

California heat wave raises coronavirus concerns

AP 08/15/2020

LOS ANGELES — California is withering under a heatwave that has brought dangerously high temperatures, increased wildfire danger, and fears of coronavirus spread as people flock to beaches and recreation areas. High-pressure building over Western states pushed…

Governments around world eye tougher steps to fight virus

Associated Press 07/20/2020

Signs of governments reassessing their coronavirus response were scattered around the world Sunday, with the mayor of Los Angeles saying the city was reopened too quickly, Ohio’s governor warning his state is “going the wrong way,” Hong…

Lakers-Clippers highlight NBA’s return from COVID-19 hiatus

AFP 06/27/2020

NEW YORK — The NBA will offer a tasty Western Conference matchup between the Los Angeles Lakers and LA Clippers when play resumes after a near four-month shutdown on July 30. The game is one of two…

More than 1,200 stranded seafarers sent home to PH from LA

Jun Nucum - INQUIRER.net 05/02/2020

LOS ANGELES — More than 1,200 Filipino seafarers have so far been assisted by the Philippine  Consulate General Los Angeles (PCG LA) and Philippine Overseas Labor Office – Los Angeles and sent off at Tom Bradley International Airport for their…

How some Cebuanos abroad are coping with the coronavirus crisis

Immae Lachica 03/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— While everyone is in the comforts of their home with their families here in Cebu there are some who are far from the Queen City of the South. These Cebuanos are those working and…

Philippine Airlines relaunches Cebu-Los Angeles route

Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 02/20/2020

Flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) proudly re-introduces a nonstop Cebu to Los Angeles route that will start service on May 2, 2020 giving the Central Visayas region its first direct link to North America. At over 11,800…

Simmons leads 76ers past Clippers 

02/12/2020

PHILADELPHIA  — Ben Simmons had 26 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists, and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Los Angeles Clippers 110-103 on Tuesday night (Wednesday morning, February 12, 2020, Philippine time). Joel Embiid also scored 26…

Cebu’s Team Adroit misses tourney’s top spot due to internet connection problem

Raul Constantine Tabanao 02/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu’s Dota 2 team, Team Adroit, missed their opportunity to secure the top spot in the Los Angeles Major 2020 Southeast Asia Closed Qualifiers following a loss to Team Fanatic during the playoff…

Brad Pitt wins his first acting Oscar as awards get underway

Associated Press 02/10/2020

LOS ANGELES  – The 92nd Academy Awards have started off on script: Brad Pitt won his first acting Oscar for his performance in “Once Upon on a Time … In Hollywood.”   After winning nearly every major…

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