Author: Obando

Prideful Filipino. Equality Advocate. Sushi connoisseur. Automotive Enthusiast.

A brief Covid-19 lockdown in China reportedly led to a woman getting stuck at the house of a man who she met on a blind date. A woman, only identified as Ms. Wang, posted on WeChat (a popular Chinese social media platform) last week that she had gotten into a COVID-19 lockdown with her date after visiting his house for a meal. Ms. Wang featured on a Chinese news broadcasting channel. In her post, she mentioned that she returned to the city of Zhengzhou from Guangzhou ahead of the Lunar New Year. “I’m getting quite old, so my parents arranged…

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YouTuber Trevor Jacob is an avid flight and aeronautics enthusiast. Sharing tons of air time adventures on multiple vlogs along with small bits of pranks and other types of videos. Most recently, he posted a video that would horrify many! An unexpected plane failure during his trip to the Sierra Nevada mountains. “On November 24, 2021, I took off to the Sierra Nevada Mountains to spread my best friend Johnny Stranges ashes. I planned to document the entire trip and make a video sharing the adventure.” as told by Trevor Jacob in his vlog. “During the flight, I experienced an…

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The BMW Flow electric SUV concept can change hues at the press of a button, going from white to gray or black and back again in moments. While it can’t go beyond shades of gray, the effects are astonishing. The trick isn’t done using paint, but with special technology formed wrapping cut to fit the SUV’s body panels. The wrapping has the same sort of e-ink technology used in electronic readers. The colored panels were cut precisely to match the shape of the SUV’s body panels and then electric wiring is attached to each section. The panel surfaces have millions…

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Cozied in the housing estates sits a humble family business in the busy town of Garden Grove. As for many people, fried chicken isn’t an unfamiliar food. We see it everywhere from fast food joints to even bistros that share the same crunchy and crisp brown tastes. What if I told you that there was one significant destination that stood out among the rest? One carrying heavy family traditions of passed-on ingredients and secret recipes? Let’s dive into this establishment we know and love, Mama Hieu’s. There’s a lot to point out with this small mom and pop business, but…

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Often times we find mainstream hot dogs and burgers in various malls, however in this instance we found one with an asian twist sharing many delicacy features of different cultures. While they have several locations in San Jose, San Francisco, and in Southern California, we got to visit the cozy shop inside the Westfield Topanga Mall of Canoga Park. Let’s jump in! Photo credit: Umai Website Since starting out as a hot dog cart in San Jose in 1992, they’ve stayed committed to sourcing only the best sausages, buns, and ingredients to their customers. While maintaining this level of quality,…

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The excitement build up: In the recent months, Acura had went on to tease a plethora of sports enthusiasts with the possibility of an Integra comeback. After 20 years of absence, the news tensions had built up to be one of the most anticipated sports cars to come out of the market. This alongside the Toyota GR86, Nissan 400Z, Lexus IS500 and many more Japanese inspired automobiles. With the suspenseful teaser posts from Acura exhibiting several teasers of the design for the Integra, they finally revealed it in its entirety in November. Take a look at this video where the…

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What is one of the most iconic Filipino dessert flavors known around the world? Is it ube? Buko pandan? The sweet and light taste of a classic leche flan? Well to answer, it’s pretty much all of the above. What if you could get all of those into one form, all cozied up in box? Pastries on Demand is a local business in Garden Grove run by a self-taught baker named Irene, a Philippines native. During my visit to Pastries on Demand, we had a little discussion on the background of her business and how these cupcakes came to blossom.…

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FRESNO (Oct 26, 2021) – A man, who has yet to be identified, was caught stealing an article of clothing from a college student’s washing machine at a local laundromat in Fresno. The article of clothing stolen from the student’s laundry was identified to be a pair of panties. “Basically, I went to the laundromat because our dryer at home was broken. I was with my brother’s girlfriend because I was too scared to go alone,” explained by the student. The laundromat “SuperClean” is located at the crossing between Barstow Avenue and North First Street within the Headliner Shopping Center.…

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Please take a moment to watch this documentary revolving around the importance of facing racial injustice, resolutions and embracing a unity. This features numerous people from a variety of races and cultures which also highlights recent and far past events. I know, maybe this is a basic-as-can-be documentary. With COVID, this was all home done but doesn’t cover the restless hours of collective footage, constant re-edited narrations to the best of my own ability and making sure I gave enough questions that could cover any possible topics and branching curiosities. With that said, this documentary would not be complete without…

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So many aspects of life have been developed through the years that came. From cultures, to technology and to many industries that continue to innovate themselves day to day. One thing still seems to be beating the air when it comes to the subject of how “times have changed.” That’s racism. Racism is still a dangerous risk to so many minorities alike; African-Americans, Muslims and many more. Among those victims are Asians and Asian-Americans. For us minorities, we know the suffering of each other’s mere existence. How different we’re all looked at, how differently we’re treated and the stereotypes that…

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