The 13th annual Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles wrapped on April 12 with a familiar ring of glamour and excitement featuring a glitzy red carpet opening at the ArcLight Cinemas in Hollywood.Details
Soon after the news of the 7.9 earthquake reverberated through social media, I, like many others I knew, shared on Facebook a dramatic picture of the destruction wrought by it.
It was a BEFORE and AFTER picture of Kathmandu’s historic Darbar Square, the magnificent UNESCO designated World Heritage site now reduced to rubble, years of painstaking human endeavor and pride just casually brushed aside by the tectonic forces of nature.Details
In today’s cut-throat business climate, the pressure to generate profits quickly is often unrelenting and intense. From accommodating anxious shareholders and contending with new competitors that seemingly surface by the hour to providing good service to a large customer base and maintaining relationships with vendors and business partners, the daily grind is complex. And, to do all of this efficiently, effectively and expertly can be daunting to say the least.Details
SAN FRANCISCO–Living in a city with large Chinese population, most Chinese seniors here might think they are lucky to have fewer challenges than immigrant seniors living outside of the San Francisco area.
However, when it comes to health care access, there are few differences. Most Chinese seniors living in the Bay Area say they are afraid of seeing a doctor because of language barrier, say experts here.Details
Forty years have passed since the Vietnam War ended and still I struggle to define my constantly changing relationship with my homeland.
I was 11 when my family and I left Vietnam as refugees at the end of the war. Having lost everything when we came to America, we started over from the bottom. There was a period in which we lived as impoverished exiles, sharing an apartment with two other Vietnamese refugee families in the part of Mission Street where San Francisco ends and the working class neighborhood of Daly City begins. We struggled for some time to make it to the middle class.Details
New America Media, News Report, Elena Shore When President Obama announced his executive actions on Nov. 20, the two most controversial programs got the most attention. The expansion of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and the launch of Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA), which would temporarily protect millions of undocumented immigrants from…Details
The Los Angeles Culture Festival™ (LACF) and Hollywood Carnival are proud to present the Annual Los Angeles Culture Festival™ — a world culture festival — expressing the colors of culture and freedom of the world as one people. This is a celebration of our cultures and traditions, featuring colorful costumes, dances, food, arts & crafts, and music from around the world.Details
MIAMI — Sarai Portillo, 35, never planned on becoming a U.S. citizen. She thought having a green card was enough for her to remain secure in the country.
“I used to tell my husband that we are not staying here long-term,” she said. “The path to citizenship was just not in our minds.”Details
WASHINGTON –A former minister of defense of El Salvador was removed from the United States by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Wednesday, after the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) dismissed his appeal and upheld an immigration judge’s decision finding him removable for his role in the commission of human rights violations during the Civil War in El Salvador. The 1980-1992 war resulted in the death of more than 70,000 civilians.Details
Tenth Annual South East European Film Festival in Los Angeles To Present Inaugural Legacy and Lifetime Achievement Awards
Beverly Hills, CA — The South East European Film Festival (SEEfest) (seefilmla.org) will celebrate its 10th anniversary beginning April 30th, with a special opening night gala at the Writers Guild Theater in Beverly Hills. This year the festival will place the spotlight on the rich cinema of Romania, and to celebrate its milestone year, will present its first ever Legacy and Lifetime Achievement Awards to Oscar-winning actor George Chakiris and legendary Romanian actor Victor Rebengiuc.Details