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LA, NYC Fil-Am chefs at the heart of ‘ULAM’ 

“I think ultimately the key to everyone’s heart is through their stomach.”  —Filipino-American chef Alvin Cailan With the immense admiration that Filipino food has received over the last few years, it’s no surprise that the cuisine is also getting big … Continue reading

June 21, 2017

Shanna Mendiola: NBC4’s Emmy Award-winning meteorologist on hard work and success 

While most individuals are deep in their slumber at 2 a.m., Shanna Mendiola’s day is already beginning. By 2:30 a.m., like clockwork, she arrives at NBC4 Southern California, where she has been the meteorologist for the weekday morning newscast, “Today … Continue reading

May 24, 2017

Bishop Oscar Solis of Salt Lake City Catholic Diocese: Bringing the church to the people

On a recent morning in Salt Lake City, Utah, Bishop Oscar Azarcon Solis reflected on the change of weather. The sun was out as temperatures rose to the mid-70s — a stark contrast to the week prior when he was … Continue reading

March 22, 2017

Jimmy Gomez: Fighting for California’s values and people

Assemblymember and Calif. 34th Congressional District candidate Jimmy Gomez shares his reasons and passion in continuing to serve his constituents  On Tuesday, April 4, the special primary in California’s 34th Congressional District is one to watch, as it is considered … Continue reading

March 08, 2017

Dr. Amado Gabriel Esteban: Promoting participation in higher education and lifelong learning

BY this summer, Chicago’s DePaul University will welcome its new president, Dr. Amado Gabriel Esteban. The Filipino academic leader will become the first non-ordained president in DePaul’s 119-year history — considered the largest Catholic university in the United States — … Continue reading

March 01, 2017

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