Archery leads slew of new attractions at SandBox at Alviera

Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 08:44 p.m.

TAKE aim and find your center at SandBox at Alviera as the adventure park opens an Outdoor Archery for families and friends to enjoy. SandBox at Alviera in Porac, Pampanga has partnered with Oculus Archery to bring fun with the bow and arrow in a new outdoor range this love month.

HeART Festival: A celebration of art and love only at iMerex Plaza Hotel

Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 08:44 p.m.

THE month of February brings love closer to our hearts, more it is also the National Arts Month. Each year, different regions in the country present various culture and art activities. In Angeles City, February is celebrated as vibrant and as colorful as ever.

With the addition of iMEREX Plaza Hotel in the city’s roster of interesting stops for this month, Angelenos and tourists as well are in for a great treat! iMerex presents HeART Festival – a visual arts and culinary blast starting February 12 until the whole month of March.

Lass from audience gets Valentine’s date with ‘Kapuso’ heartthrob

Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 08:43 p.m.

A LUCKY girl picked out from the audience won an unexpected date with GMA Kapuso heartthrob Enzo Pineda during last weekend's Dating Game at SM City San Fernando Downtown.

The Starstruck Fifth Season finalist and "More Than Words" actor Enzo Pineda made a difficult decision to choose from the three beautiful searchers namely Patricia Lois Talusig, Mutya Ning San Fernando 2014; Reem Al Ibrahim, Mutya Ning Santo Tomas 2014; and Mikee Sagum for the pre-Valentine event held at SM City San Fernando Downtown last Saturday.

KIA Pampanga hailed with double prestigious awards

Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 08:42 p.m.

KIA PAMPANGA was the big winner for this year’s dealers convention held in Bonifacio Global City last Tuesday, February 10, 2015. Columbian Autocar Corporation (CAC) the official distributor of Kia in the Philippines staged this event to recognize the dealers and employees who have exemplified an outstanding performance in the area of sales operations and aftersales. Kia Pampanga bested other Kia dealerships in the country and won the Platinum Prestige (Silver Turtleship) award, the most coveted award of the event.

Experience Paris at SM City Clark

Saturday, January 24, 2015 - 07:23 p.m.

THE French-themed café is finally here at SM City Clark.

Gustav Café (named after the tower’s engineer Gustave Eiffel) offers a wide selection of international and local food, from pizzas, burgers, steaks, pastas to Filipino breakfast favorites such as Beef Tapa.

The Sweetest Opening

Saturday, January 24, 2015 - 06:52 p.m.

MilestonesBy Ching Pangilinan and Jessy Roque

THE long wait is finally over when Sweet Details by Angie Hizon opened its door to the public on January 19, 2014. The ever gorgeous city councilor wears a lot of hats as a homemaker, mother, public servant, entrepreneur and arts and culture advocate. But it is with a baker’s hat that she seems most relaxed and even lovelier.


Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 07:16 p.m.

TWO birthdays and a blessing

The first Sunday of January 2015 was a blast with the two birthday celebrations and a dedication ceremony which Milestones attended.

Book on ‘Pisamban Maragul’ launched

Saturday, December 27, 2014 - 08:51 p.m.

ANGELES CITY -- Love for cultural heritage, piety, generosity. These endearing virtues of Angelenos made it possible for Curia Sancti Rosarii, Inc. (CSRI) a non-government organization affiliated with Holy Rosary Parish (HRP) of Angeles City, to produce a coffee table book which was launched yesterday at the Holy Rosary Parish Hall.

Jaguar, Land Rover to hold first major auto exhibit in Pampanga

Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 07:53 p.m.

ALL roads lead to San Fernando, Pampanga as Jaguar Cars, Inc. (Jaguar Philippines) and LRPhils Motors, Inc. (Land Rover Philippines) jointly stage an auto exhibit from December 11 to 14, 2014 at the CW Home Depot.

Haima: Reinventing pride, defining journey and driving

Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 09:04 p.m.

HAIMA Philippines is reinventing what pride should be and is defining journey and driving altogether, as Era 2.0 ushers in game-changing Haima vehicles onto Philippine roads.

Expressing excitement for the privilege as Haima Philippines’ new ambassador, popular singer and actress Isabel Granada croons much about Haima vehicles, especially she owns a Haima 2 herself.

Mitsubishi Motors Philippines introduces the 2015 Pajero

Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 08:53 p.m.

THE Pajero nameplate brings with it a rich heritage, from rally championships to being a symbol of luxury and power. As it proves to continuously perfect the right balance between capability and opulence, Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation (MMPC) introduces the new 2015 Mitsubishi Pajero which is available in two variants- the 3.8 Liter MIVEC Gasoline and 3.2 Liter Di-Diesel.


The compelling art of Arnel David Garcia

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 09:21 p.m.

FANCIFUL, surreal, realistic, eclectic and sometimes morbid are just a few of the many words to describe the art of maverick artist Arnel D. Garcia. But no one who has seen his artworks could deny the fact that they are compelling and that they convey a persuasive message beyond their aesthetic value.

Arnel developed his art very early in life. He notes that having had a sibling late in his childhood he had to resort to entertaining himself with creative pursuits.

Kia Pampanga toasts 25 years of ‘family like care’

Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 10:08 p.m.

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- LausAutoGroup’s Kia Pampanga last week raised a toast to 25 years of extending “family like care” to its hundreds of customers.

Dubbed “Silver Great,” the celebration at Kia Motors Pampanga along Jose Abad Santos Avenue in this city also paid tribute to bank partners and Kia vehicles enthusiasts and loyalists like Alex Dayrit who has owned and driven some ten Kia automobiles, the latest of which is the Soul.

CGIC, Maxicare ink pact for healthcare

Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 10:07 p.m.

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- Corporate Guarantee and Insurance Company (CGIC) and Maxicare recently signed a memorandum of agreement to bring the healthcare provider’s products and services to the countryside.

CGIC is among the top 20 firms in terms of premiums earned, and is only one of five such firms, which are ISO-certified and is the only non-life insurance company in Luzon whose headquarters is outside Metro Manila.

10 Things to Love about the Trailblazer

Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 09:26 p.m.

1. All the power you need. Upgraded 2.8-liter DURAMAX diesel engine with VGT & intercooler now delivers 200 hp and class-leading 500 Nm of torque

2. First-class comfort. 5-Link Rear Suspension System with Dynamic Driving Technology (DDT)

What is Carbon Footprint?

Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 09:32 p.m.

By E. S. Navarrete Sr.On The Road

LIKE the great majority, I like numbers only when it is payday or Christmas. But down below are important numbers we need to know. We’ve certainly heard of global warming which, actually, is a warning to us that Mother Nature has had it with our wanton abuse and neglect. As the late, great FPJ would say: “Puno na ang Salop.”

The Accountant and Iceman love, get cool with Haima

Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 09:27 p.m.

LOVE, Ride and Haima

Accounting manager Paul Mendoza from Mabalacat, Pampanga can't wipe off that smile whenever he gets behind the wheel of his SUV. It was October of 2012 when he decided to drop by Haima Cars Pampanga. There he instantly fell in love with a showroom standout, the Haima 7:

Subaru Love Drive

Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 09:23 p.m.

THE Subaru Love Drive was created in a bid to pay it forward with love to people and animals who need it the most. Through this campaign we aim to raise and donate P500,000 each to two beneficiaries – Hospicio de San Jose and the Philippine Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) – with the help of Subaru buyers. From now till February 2014, with every Subaru sold, Motor Image Pilipinas will donate Php1,000.00 to the Subaru Love Drive fund.

SM Supermalls’ Smurtastic Christmas centerpieces

Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 10:16 p.m.

SM MALLS in Pampanga once again opened their Christmas centerpieces last week, with a more kid-friendly theme capitalizing on the Belgian comic and television franchise The Smurfs to launch their "SMURFtastic Christmas" in celebration of the Yuletide Season.

Lilet’s CAFÉ D: A Showcase of German Cuisine and more

Saturday, October 26, 2013 - 07:25 p.m.

IF YOU haven’t sampled German food at Lilet’s CAFÉ D in Angeles City, well, you are missing something big time! Armed with the know-how and passion for cooking, Lilet and Erich Reichardt just added another “must-go-place” to Angeles City when they started offering authentic German and international cuisine in this side of the city.

Maestro Rafael Maniago opens painting classes for Kapampangans

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 07:47 p.m.

PROLIFIC master portrait artist Rafael Maniago has started painting classes here in a bid to share the secrets of his art to enthusiasts and aspiring painters, in intimate tutorial classes in his homely studio in downtown City of San Fernando.

The United States-based artist is back in Pampanga for a month-long vacation with fellow artists. Maniago said it is now high time to go into teaching to propagate his style and teach his art secrets to the next generation of Kapampangan artists.

Flavors of Indonesia at Mequeni

Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 09:24 p.m.

WHEN I was on my way to Holiday Inn Clark recently for the Padang Food Festival, I could not help but think that years ago, I frequented the place. Literally, I almost grew up with it.

I remember featuring most of its activities and promotions in the past and have become close with Mimosa people way, way back. Well, nice to be back.

Get Safe, Natural-looking Beauty Enhancements at Shimmian

Monday, August 19, 2013 - 09:45 p.m.

ACTUALLY, we are all born beautiful. We have nice facial features. Most Filipinos do not have high-bridged noses but we are more than just having cute noses don’t you agree? :-) Our eyes are either big or small (thanks to our Asian lineage!).

However, in the advent of modernization, plus some factors affecting our daily lives such as pollution, dietary intakes, lifestyle changes, etc., some people are “faced” with physical imperfections along the way.

Kapampangan play ‘Kalaryot’ set this August at Nayong Pilipino Clark

Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 08:30 p.m.

BEGINNING August 14, 2013, showing on Wednesdays to Fridays, acclaimed Kapampangan play "Kalaryot" is set to give everyone a dose of what Kapampangan culture is all about.

Tire City-Goodyear Autocare Empowers Ladies on the Road

Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 08:24 p.m.

THEY changed tires. Peeked under the hood. Checked and batteries jumpstarted batteries. Women from all walks of life who take the road with their vehicles everyday finally felt that "power rush" as Tire City-Goodyear Autocare Center--during its 25th anniversary celebration--empowered them with the basics, knowledge and confidence to keep their cars running and in tip-top condition.

Best sisig hangouts in PH’s food capital

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 01:12 a.m.

NO OTHER dish has ever risen to fame, to the point of being equated as the best iconography of Kapampangan cuisine, than the humble sisig.

When friends outside of the province would gather for lunch in town, they would always demand a generous serving of sisig in a humongous sizzling plate and declare that it is the best Kapampangan dish ever conceived; a statement that I always object to.

Partying with Party!

Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 10:18 p.m.

IN THE old days, creating a party was maddening! One had to be ready to fight the war. One had to literally multi-task, be a jack-of-all-trades to wake up in the wee hours of the morning, do the marketing, food preparation, cooking and later on entertaining. Whew! Maybe a bottle of Lipovitan or Cobra could have done the trick, don’t you think?

Nyoy to serenade SM CSF downtown

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 10:29 p.m.

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- The SM City San Fernando Downtown invites mall goers to jam with the award winning song writer and acoustic balladeer, Nyoy Volante at the 4th level of SM City San Fernando Downtown on August 4.

The vibrant and delicate art of Reynaldo Gatmaitan

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 11:38 p.m.

REYNALDO Gatmaitan’s paintings exude a vibrancy of what people call as “European colors”. But one should not be deceived as these paintings are well rooted within his surroundings and shows distinct very Filipino themes.

It started more as a hobby for Rey. Having finished architecture, he started his first art works initially by copying from originals and making duplicates, and his art medium of choice then was watercolor.

Wedding Destination: Pampanga (A Showcase of Talent and Artistry)

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 02:24 a.m.

MORE than just a grand bridal fair, the event dubbed “Wedding Destination: Pampanga” is a showcase of talent and artistry of more than 70 wedding suppliers who joined the three-day event held at SM City Clark last July 26 to 28.