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Monthly Archives: December 2020

Filipinos worldwide get to vote for special global award winner DALY CITY, Calif, December 22, 2020 – “Himig 11th Edition,” formerly known as Himig Handog, is a worldwide search for the best OPM (Original Pilipino Music) songs. The biggest songwriting competition in the Philippines will have its grand finals in February 2021.  Meanwhile, “Himig 11th Edition” is now on its final leg where overseas Filipinos can vote for their favorite song among the 12 finalists. The song ...

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced today that scholarship applications are now being accepted for college-bound high schoolers as well as current college and continuing education students with a primary residence that’s a PG&E customer in Northern and Central California. More than 120 awards totaling nearly $300,000 are being made available through PG&E’s employee resource group (ERG) and engineering network group (ENG) scho...

San Francisco — Self-Help for the Elderly is honored to be a beneficiary of Chinese Community Health Care Association (CCHCA) and work together to do good for the senior community in the San Francisco Bay Area. For the third consecutive year, CCHCA awarded $100,000 each year to Self-Help for the Elderly to provide nutritious meals for the seniors. “CCHCA strives to support the improvement and promotion of public health for the community. I became very impressed with what S...

By Elpidio R. Estioko Capricorn year 2020 (I labeled it as US President Donald Trump Year) is exiting while the Year of the Ox 2021 (I labeled it as President-Elect Joe Biden Year) is making its entrance in a very fashionable way! We must put aside things that happened last year and face greater challenges in the new year, which is a great year to sharpen our skills and rekindle our talents. While 2020 was a challenging year as charted by Trump’s administration, 2021 is...

By Greg B. Macabenta  It is said that Nero played the fiddle while Rome burned. According to historians, that expression is not to be taken literally (the fiddle, as a musical instrument, had not been invented at the time). Nero was such a ruthless and decadent ruler that he cared little about his people or the city of Rome. He could have been  indulging in some bacchanalian pursuit while his people were dying and his empire was on the verge of destruction. In effect,  Nero...

By Atty. Chris Caday Lozano President Elect Joe Biden Promised during the campaign to reform the immigration system of the United States in the first 100 days in office. As this year comes to an end and the inauguration of Joe Biden as the next president of the United States approaches, there are rising expectations that the dysfunctional state of U.S. immigration can finally be addressed and reforms adopted to repair what is not working. Apart from what Biden promised ...

By Philip S. Chua, MD. The other day, I received a startling video clip from a friend in Texas, who forwarded it from his Messenger account, showing a nurse being interviewed after getting the anti-COVID-19 vaccine. The video showed she felt ill right there and then, and passed out. The video clip ended there. The printed message on the video said ““Nurse died after taking shot of covid vaccine.” Tiffany Dover, a nurse at CHI Hospital in Chattanooga, Tennessee, who fain...

WEST COVINA – After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Technica LLC will pay $130,619 in back wages and fringe benefits to 43 employees. Investigators found the contractor failed to pay required prevailing wages to warehouse employees on their contract for work at the Barstow Marines Corps Logistics Base in Barstow, California. WHD investigators found that Technica LLC violated the Service Contract Act (SCA) and the Contract...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — With the first open-enrollment deadline approaching soon, Covered California urged consumers to sign up now so they can have their health care coverage be effective on January 1. “Covered California is a critical safety net to help people get quality health care coverage during the surging pandemic and ongoing recession,” said Peter Lee, executive director of Covered California. “With our first enrollment deadline coming up this week, we want to encour...

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