Monthly Archives: April 2018

Ryan Barba and Jennifer Nebre were joined in Holy Matrimony last Saturday, April 21, at St. Mary’s Cathedral in San Francisco. Photo: (L to R) Tony and Myrna Villamil, Principal Sponsors, Jennifer and Ryan Barba, Amor and Vic Barba, parents of the groom.

The special dinner gathering and camaraderie of Pinoy Masons Yahoogroups in Hawaii was held on April 7 at Golden Traders Inc. warehouse provided by owners Bro. Brian and Sis. Mary Ann Eugenio

San Francisco – The San Francisco based United Pangasinanes of America, Inc. has launched its “Search for Miss Pangasinan 2018-2020. This was announced by Past President Fred T. Almeron, who is serving this year as the Chairman of the Executive Committee, with current Chairwoman of the Board of Directors Caridad O. Aquino as Co-Chair. Serving as Chairwoman of the Search Committee is former Mrs. Pangasinan and current Controller Marita N. Padilla. The Search for Miss Pangas...

MENLO PARK, CA — Care Indeed, a leading home care provider, is set to open a new office in Campbell, California, to support the company’s growth strategy. In addition to the corporate headquarters in Menlo Park, California, and offices in San Francisco and San Mateo, the new office will expand Care Indeed’s footprint in the South Bay. The new office will also house the company’s Human Resources Department. All current and prospective employees will be directed to the Campb...

Story and photos by Federico Espiritu Catholic devotees carried solemnly the statuette of the first Filipino saint Lorenzo Ruiz de Manila and the Filipino Pilgrims’ Cross as they led the Holy Mass processional entrance of Fr. Geofre Prado into the main altar of the St. Anthony Church in Oakley last April 21. The Filipino religious icons are making the rounds of 84 Catholic churches in the Diocese of Oakland which commenced on March 16 with the celebration of Holy Mass b...

New service to meet travel demand from the Philippines to Hong Kong, Japan and North America Hong Kong Airlines will operate daily flights between Hong Kong (HKG) and Manila (MNL) from 1 June 2018, offering travellers from the Philippines more choice and greater connections from its hub at Hong Kong International Airport. The airline’s morning arrival and evening departure in and out of Hong Kong ensures that travellers benefit from a full day in the city. The schedule al...

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced that PG&E customers can save $3,000 on the purchase of a new 2018 Nissan LEAF electric vehicle (EV). This offer adds to existing state and federal discounts available to customers in California to help support the state’s clean transportation goal of having five million zero-emission vehicles on the road by 2030. At any authorized Nissan dealership, interested customers can show a recent ...

By Daniel Llanto | FilAm Star Correspondent Diplomatic ties between the Philippines and Kuwait may soon break as Kuwaiti police arrested two Filipinos for allegedly abetting housemaids to run away from their employers’ homes and no less than the Philippine ambassador to that Middle East country was held for questioning over his embassy’s work in aiding distressed workers. The arrests, as reported by the state-run Kuwaiti News Agency (KUNA), come as the already tense rel...

By Lara Climaco | FilAm Star Correspondent A soft opening of Boracay Island is possible by August should six milestones of the rehab plan be met, according to the inter-agency task force that is taking over the tourist destination when its temporary closure begins April 26. “Number one critical here is, we are proposing that for 30 consecutive days in the month of July, the water discharge should be within Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) standards...

By William Casis | FilAm Star Correspondent Opposition Sen. Risa Hontiveros asked if the Duterte government will also deport Chinese officials in the country for China’s illegal occupation of Philippine territory. Two Chinese military transport planes have reportedly landed on Panganiban Reef, within the Philippine exclusive economic zone. Earlier, Partido Liberal stalwarts assailed the government for its inaction on the country’s territorial claims on the West Phili...