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Earth Day in the Garden April 26

Carson, CA – The Environmental Justice Network of Southern California announced that the Earth Day in Carson will be held at the Stephen White community garden on 220th and Moneta in Carson. Mayor Jim Dear of Carson will be the main speaker. Dr. Clarence Monteclaro of the...
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Filipino-American to host World Championship Robotics Competition

LOS ANGELES, C.A.,  - We are pleased to announce that Filipino-American, Jojo Aguilar, is returning as the Master of Ceremony for the 2014 First (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics World Championships in St. Louis, Missouri on April 23-26, 2014 at...
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Family in MAVNI

We’ve heard that the family that prays together stays together. But for the Abrina family, particularly for brother Manuel and sister Patricia, the family that enlists in the MAVNI together, enters the U.S. Army together. “First reason was because of college benefits you get from...
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Top religious leaders gather in Long Beach, declare commitment to work together for peace

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Over 100 religious leaders from across North America and hundreds of university students gathered at the Grand Event Center in Long Beach for the 2014 Religious Leaders Peace Conference, hosted by the international non-profit organization Heavenly Culture,...
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Lea Salonga, Lou Diamond Phillips, Apl.de.Ap, Christine Rocas, Rodell Rosel lead celebrities in Haiyan concert

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Award-winning Broadway artist Lea Salonga, Hollywood actor Lou Diamond Phillips, tenor Rodell Rosel, ballet dancer Christine Rocas, singer Apl.de.ap and a host of other celebrities will come together in the nation’s capital for a benefit concert for victims of...
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Sen. Leland Yee denies gun-running plot after FBI sting

By Stephanie Rice SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) – Chinatown gangsters, gun-smuggling, Muslim rebels in the Philippines and a shady character called “Shrimp Boy.” Oh, and envelopes full of cash from mobsters. It may sound like the plot of a cable television mini-series, but FBI agents say...
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PHL San Francisco Consulate ‘shines blue’ for World Autism Awareness Day

Visitors to the Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco on April 2 were greeted by an unusual sight: all Consulate personnel were attired in blue. At various times during the day, personnel would hold up a sign displaying a fact about autism and autism spectrum disorder...
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LA Fil-Am leaders hopeful justice will be served on PDAF plunder case vs three PHL senators

Los Angeles – “The wheels of justice grinds slow. But justice will be served in the end. At the end of animated debate over the recent filing of charges by the Ombudsman against three PH Senators Enrile, Estrada and Revilla for plunder and 50 other subulterns including...
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Fil-Ams urged to experience new PHL in July tour

Filipino-Americans will be able to see firsthand why the Philippines is becoming more one of the best value travel destinations in the world and one of the fastest growing economies in Southeast Asia. The recently launched 9th Ambassadors, Consuls General, and Tourism Directors...
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Filipino is the newest language requirement for the City of San Francisco

San Francisco, CA – After months of dialogue with city officials, Filipino community members and advocates celebrate San Francisco’s certification of Filipino as the third language required for city communications. San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee was joined by Board Supervisors, the...