Monthly Archives: August 2016

Knights of Columbus Installation of Officers, Council 11400 held at Saint Andrew Church in Daly City. In photo, newly inducted Officers and their familes along with Bradley Roxas (seated left) , State Membership Director and District Deputy Mentor and Fr. Pierce, St. Andrew Pastor (seated right) .

DCANC ANNUAL PICNIC - Officers of the Dagupan City Association of Northern California led by President Maxray Garibay, held their annual picnic at Orange Park in South San Francisco on August 21, 2016. The event was very well attended by the members of the association, their families and friends.

Scarborough Shoal: New game, same old rule By: PERRY DIAZ President Rodrigo Duterte sent his special envoy former President Fidel V. Ramos to China to “break the ice” in the country’s freezing relationship with China. Well, Ramos didn’t promise anything but he said he was going on a “fishing expedition” and to play golf. But if there was any semblance of success, Ramos made some “progress,” telling reporters: “It’s not really a breakthrough in a sense that there is no i...

The computer age: e-education, e-learning By: ELPIDIO R. ESTIOKO Today, we can call the 21st century as the computer age, the era of e-education and e-learning. The term “e-education” or “e-learning” makes use of computers in classroom instructions and is always associated with computers. In fact, if an educational institution is not in it, instruction is not attuned to present day industrialized learning environment. The term itself refers to a new educational environm...

The internet has been abuzz over recent exciting rumors that Mulawin, GMA Network’s iconic fantasy series launched in 2004, is making a comeback. Over the past few days, GMA’s Instagram account featured teaser images of a familiar winged humanoid, alluding to the possibility of Mulawin’s reappearance on television screens. Rumors were laid to rest as it was announced that Kapuso teen star Miguel Tanfelix will reprise his role as Pagaspas from Mulawin in the grand retelling ...

GMA Network’s Pepito Manaloto Ang Tunay na Kuwento remains to be the number one and favorite comedy show in the country. Based on people data from Nielsen TV Audience Measurement recorded from January to August 6, 2016 (excluding March 24-26 (Maundy Thursday-Black Saturday) in National Urban Philippines (NUTAM), Pepito Manaloto is still the country’s leading comedy show as it scored a rating of 9.5 nationwide. Aside from being the unbeatable number one comedy show, Pepito M...

It’s a tough road ahead for Maxine Medina, the Philippines’ representative to the upcoming 65th Miss Universe pageant. But the 26-year-old beauty queen from Quezon City is ready to face the challenge. Going in, Maxine already knew she had big shoes to fill. Her Binibining Pilipinas-Universe predecessor Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach is the reigning Miss Universe. All eyes are on her to try and claim the Philippines’ fourth Miss Universe. It’s not exactly a fool’s errand; Venezuela man...

Premier gaming and entertainment destination in Sonoma County prepares to welcome new resort, spa, meeting space and pool ROHNERT PARK, Calif. (August 15, 2016) – Graton Resort & Casino will be the pinnacle of luxury resorts in Northern California when its hotel tower opens to the public on November 15. The resort is also now taking hotel reservations. As the premier gaming and entertainment destination in Sonoma County’s wine country, Graton Resort & Casino’s $...

Atty. Crispin Caday Lozano Many people do not know if they can still file bankruptcy while they are in the debt settlement or debt consolidation program. Question: Can I file bankruptcy while in the process of debt settlement? Answer: If you are in debt settlement you can still file bankruptcy. Bankruptcy can cancel any contract you made on debt settlement without any problem. Filing bankruptcy could take between three to six months to process. Once the case is filed, no...

SAN FRANCISCO — As the school year begins for students throughout Northern and Central California, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) reminds parents, students and teachers to keep electric and natural gas safety top of mind. Elementary school students are encouraged to visit PG&E’s Smart Kids website, which features fast-paced games, cool experiments, and classroom and at-home challenges, along with other activities that will entertain while offering important ...