Jannelle So
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Pinoys dance to victory
by Jannelle So - March 10, 2006 - 12:00am
In the end, their hard work and sacrifice paid off. For him, all the time spent inside a studio, instead of hanging out with friends and being with his pregnant wife. For her, all the stressful nights thinking of...
Finally, a Pinay at the Oscar Awards!
by Jannelle So - February 24, 2006 - 12:00am
LOS ANGELES — After 78 long years of Oscar Awards history, a Filipina filmmaker has finally made the list of nominees. Pia Clemente recalled the morning she found out "Our Time is Up," a short film...
In search of the perfect match
by Jannelle So - February 10, 2006 - 12:00am
LOS ANGELES – Once again it’s that time of the year when most of us expect to, prepare to and actually do get giddy on V-day. Couples make plans to celebrate the "L" word; while the unattached...
Three Kings in LA
by Jannelle So - December 23, 2005 - 12:00am
LOS ANGELES — Still two days before Christmas, yet the Three Kings have already been sighted. Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao, Brian "Hawaiian Punch" Viloria and Rey "Boom-Boom" Bautista...
Three kings in LA
by Jannelle So - December 23, 2005 - 12:00am
LOS ANGELES – Still two days before Christmas, yet the three Kings have already been sighted. Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao, Brian "Hawaiian Punch" Viloria and Rey "Boom-Boom" Bautista...
Christmas comes early
by Jannelle So - December 16, 2005 - 12:00am
PORTLAND, Oregon – From the streets of Manila, their passion for playing ball has taken them to visit the 11 acres of the Village regalia, watch a live NBA game at the historic Rose Garden, and even meet and...
The Big APL Bash
by Jannelle So - December 9, 2005 - 12:00am
LOS ANGELES – It was a Monday night, but a certain Hollywood club teemed with Tinseltown’s Fil-Am stars. And they gathered to celebrate the birthday of one of their own. "Filipino! Filipino! Bebot,...
SEA Games from LA
by Jannelle So - November 11, 2005 - 12:00am
LOS ANGELES — Weeks before they officially set out for gold in the 23rd Southeast Asian Games set Nov. 27 to Dec. 5 in Manila, the Fil-Am athletes joining the Philippine teams for reinforcement are already...
Rediscovering Rita
by Jannelle So - October 28, 2005 - 12:00am
As Hurricane Rita swept through southwest Louisiana, leaving behind a trail of destruction and despair among the affected communities, another "Rita" was sweeping through Los Angeles, carrying pride and...
Manny at ringside inspires Bobby
by Jannelle So - October 18, 2005 - 12:00am
LAS VEGAS — As he escorted his brother to the ring, it was obvious that Manny Pacquiao was as tense as his younger brother Bobby who was actually there for the biggest fight of his career October 8th at the...
PBA Legends in LA
by Jannelle So - October 11, 2005 - 12:00am
LOS ANGELES — Recently, former stars of the PBA got together for "PBA Legends At Iba Pa," a day of reunion games, autograph signing, courtside activities and entertainment involving retired PBA players...
10 reasons why not
by Jannelle So - October 7, 2005 - 12:00am
LOS ANGELES – His fans from all over the world are still asking the same question: Why not? Why was Mig Ayesa not chosen to be the lead singer of INXS? 10. His wedding band – the metal that he had displayed...
Fil-Ams shape up
by Jannelle So - September 30, 2005 - 12:00am
CARSON, California – No thanks to adobo, lumpia, crispy pata, kare-kare and other deliciously sinful Filipino foods, heart attack and stroke are now the No. 1 and No. 3 killers of Filipino-Americans. The Fil-Ams...
PBA fans remember Brown
by Jannelle So - September 27, 2005 - 12:00am
LOS ANGELES — It’s time to hear from some regular readers of this column. Messages were either posted on www.jannelleso.net or sent via email.
Viloria celebrates in style
by Jannelle So - September 24, 2005 - 12:00am
TARZANA, California — As if Brian Viloria’s recent win over Eric Ortiz for the World Boxing Council lightflyweight title wasn’t sweet enough, it was made even sweeter by Sugar Ray Leonard who awarded...
by Jannelle So - September 20, 2005 - 12:00am
LOS ANGELES — Manny Pacquiao is already back in Manila; but over here, his Filipino-American fans still can’t get over the "PacMania" he left after delivering a sixth-round knockout in his match...
3 KOs in one night
by Jannelle So - September 16, 2005 - 12:00am
LOS ANGELES – It was a victorious night for Pinoys in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday night as three of the Filipino fighters who showed up for Top Rank’s "Double Trouble" came out and KO’d...
Explosion in LA
by Jannelle So - September 13, 2005 - 12:00am
LOS ANGELES — Fill in the blank. ____________________ knocked out his opponent in the boxing extravaganza held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles last Sept.10, 2005. (A) Rey "Boom-Boom" Bautista...
Pinay power in La-la-land
by Jannelle So - September 9, 2005 - 12:00am
LOS ANGELES – Filipina women are not only caregivers and nurses here.
Fighting for country
by Jannelle So - August 30, 2005 - 12:00am
LOS ANGELES — Manny Pacquiao is not the only fighter who will be wearing the Philippine flag on his trunks for the upcoming boxing extravaganza on Sept. 10 at the Staples Center. For one, there’s the Hawaiian...
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