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Monthly Archives: June 2018

Lucky Chances Casino CEO Rommel Medina received a plaque of recognition from the City Council of Colma on the occasion of its 20th anniversary at the recent City Council meeting at the Colma Community Center. The recognition cites Lucky Chances “as one of the town’s largest employers” and the Medina family as “extraordinary corporate citizens” for their support to various community organizations.

Held last June 14 at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, this year’s theme was “Seniors Shaping Technology: Your Opinion Matters!” Photo shows Apryl Ryder, Care Indeed’s Client Services Manager.

SAN DIEGO – With summer here, there’s now more time to enjoy the outdoors and have a fresh restart for those who have neglected their resolutions from the beginning of the year. The weather’s getting warmer, school’s out, and people have another chance to renew their commitment to live a smoke-free life. Here are some tips on how to enjoy this summer by taking steps to quit smoking: • Make a list of all the reasons why you want to quit smoking. Knowing why you want to ...

SAN FRANCISCO – Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognizes the Presidio Trust, the Golden Gate National Recreation Area and the U.S. Forest Service for conserving resources and saving taxpayers’ money as part of the Federal Green Challenge (FGC). These federal agencies were part of a national effort that resulted in approximately $22 million in cost savings in the last year. “Federal agencies nationwide challenge themselves to improve efficiency and minim...

SAN JOSE – The City of San Jose reached separate agreements with Verizon, AT&T, and Mobilitie to install small cells on approximately 4,000 City-owned light poles throughout San Jose – the largest small cell driven broadband infrastructure deployment in any U.S. city. The expected investment from these three companies in small cell installations, as well as hundreds of miles of fiber and other related infrastructure, will total over $500 million of private sector inves...

SAN FRANCISCO -- Filipino Cultural performances and art were displayed last June 16 in the heart of San Francisco at Union Square, culminating with a free concert in the early evening featuring Platinum awardee and Philippine “R&B King”, Jay R, and “Asia’s Queen of Soul”, Jaya. The concert was proudly presented by TFC/The Filipino Channel in partnership with the Philippine Consulate General of San Francisco and KalayaanSF, to celebrate the 120th Philippine Independence...

By: PERRY DIAZ Born August 8, 1964 in a small island in the province of Iloilo, Philippines, Mary Astrid Segovia Tuminez was raised in extreme poverty. She was the sixth of seven children. Their mother left them when she was only five years old. Their oldest sister, who was only 15 years old then, raised them. Right after their mother left, Astrid and her siblings were fortunate to receive a scholarship to attend a private school run by Catholic nuns. She credits the nu...

As I See It By ELPIDIO R. ESTIOKO Raising our children is difficult! It is even more difficult if a father singlehandedly raised them. Wow, it’s really a tough job, I tell you! I have six children with my wife Delia and we really struggled to raise them until such time that they will be able to stand in their own two feet. Our youngest is now 25 years old and all of them are now ready to face their own families. Last Sunday, my children who were complete for the firs...

Street Talk By GREG B. MACABENTA President Donald Trump has been all praise for North Korea’s Kim Jong Un and has yet to say anything negative about Russia’s Vladimir Putin. On the other hand, Trump was the classic Contrarian in the recently concluded G-7 Summit in Canada and he has engaged in a war of words with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. That war of words has fanned the beginning of a trade war between Canada and the US, initiated by Trump and responde...

By Macon Araneta | FilAm Star Correspondent For tolerating the misuse of bill deposits by the Manila Electric Co. (Meralco), which were co-mingled with capital or operating costs, four commissioners of the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) were again ordered suspended by the Office of the Ombudsman. This was the second time in six months that the Ombudsman ordered the suspension of ERC Commissioners Alfredo Non, Gloria Victoria Yap-Taruc, Josefina Patricia Asirit and G...

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