Monthly Archives: February 2017

Petty Officer 3rd Class Bernardo Baba (shown above) is a Tirona High School graduate in the Philippines who works as a master-at-arms out of Naval Air Station (NAS) in Lemoore, California. A San Francisco native who is serving in the U.S. Navy with Commander Strike Fighter Wing, U.S. Pacific Fleet (CSFWP). Baba is responsible for safety on the base. “I like that I am able to contribute to base security and gain experience,” said Baba. “I know how to work with the base inst...

Mayor Fidel Cimatu Jr. of Bangui, Ilocos Norte will be the guest speaker of the Sons and Daughters of Bangui International, Inc. on their 4th Year Anniversary on February 25 at the Sheraton Hotel in Cerritos, CA

Pinoy Fried Crispy Pata ! Hello to all my family, friends, avid readers and followers! I’m very excited to share my very first review because it’s about a very sinful, yet very delicious Filipino dish. A dish that is a favorite munchie in restaurants, pubs and bars. It can be served as a party fare, every day dish or “pulutan”. My very first review is on this very famous CRISPY PATA of Pinoy Fried in Vallejo, CA. Everyone who have tried their specialty Crispy Pata (d...

SAN JOSE, CA — New research on the contributions of immigrants in Silicon Valley highlights both their importance to local economies and the critical need for effective immigration reform. Spearheaded by New American Economy (NAE) and City of San José, Map the Impact is a campaign to highlight the power of immigrants in communities across the country. With 51 events in 37 states, this effort arms business, civic, and cultural leaders with new data on immigrant populations ...

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today is inviting high school and college students throughout central and northern California to apply for a Better Together STEM Scholarship. The program awards a total of $100,000 in scholarships annually to local high school, community college and non-traditional students pursuing higher education in the engineering, computer science, cyber security and environmental sciences. Scholarship winners will rec...

Discounted ticket prices for members SAN FRANCISCO, February 21, 2017 – AARP is proud to be a Grand Sponsor of upcoming 35th Annual CAAMFest from Thursday, March 9 to Sunday, March 19 in San Francisco and Oakland. The film festival, presented by the Center for Asian America Media (CAAM), is the nation’s largest showcase for new Asian American and Asian movies. AARP members will receive a special discount on tickets to all CAAMFest programs using promotion code AARP17 onlin...

No Limitation By: TED LAGUATAN Immigration laws are relatively new. These man-made laws were instituted long after countries and national boundaries were in existence. When there were no immigration laws, people moved freely from one area to another. Famine, wars, natural disasters, plagues, poverty, personal problems, economic reasons and political oppression are the usual reasons for migration. Today, even with these immigration laws, people still move and leave th...

By ATTY. CRISPIN CADAY LOZANO On February 18, 2017, the Washington Post obtained two leaked memos signed by Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly implementing the President’s Executive Orders on immigration enforcement. These memos direct the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to drastically escalate harsh immigration enforcement nationwide. What is in the memos? A. The Memorandum calls for a massive expansion in detention by requiring DHS to detain nearly everyone...

By William Casis | FilAm Star Correspondent The camp of Vice-president Leni Robredo is contemplating the filing of a motion for reconsideration as a remedy after the Supreme Court (SC) ruled that the election protest of former Sen. Ferdinand Marcos Jr. can proceed. Robredo’s lead lawyer Romulo Macalintal said they are not afraid of this case. They are very confident that after all these processes, Robredo will still emerge as the winner. However, although they have t...