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California Governor Newsom eases drought restrictions

By Claire Morales True YOLO COUNTY – Governor Gavin Newsom has rolled back some drought emergency provisions that are no longer needed due to current water conditions, while maintaining other measures that support regions and communities still facing water supply…

AS I SEE IT: Women History Month: Let’s recognize the woman behind the man

Welcome to Women’s History Month!  Women’s History Month is a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture and society and has been observed annually in the month of March in the United States since 1987. The San Jose Job Corps’…

OFFLINE: China’s diplomacy not working as expected

The People’s Republic of China is having uncomfortable moments where its relations with the Philippines is concerned, and with good reason. The Philippines today is not the Philippines of seven years ago, when then President Rodrigo Duterte was somehow enveigled…

DEGAMO SLAY: 17 CASES FILED VS TEVES, OTHERS; Negros solon still ‘hiding’ in US?, seeks 2-month travel extension

By ALFRED GABOT, Editor in Chief MANILA/SAN FRANCISCO — Rep. Arnolfo “Arnie” Teves has been implicated by two arrested suspected killers of Negros Oriental Gov. Roel Degamo and has been impleaded in murder charges and other charges filed against the assassins…

FilAm photojournalist, wife assaulted in Sacramento

By Jun Nucum SACRAMENTO – A Filipino photojournalist based in Southern California and his wife were assaulted by a man while strolling in Sacramento in a brazen robbery attempt that may constitute as a hate crime at the State Capitol….

President Biden’s new actions to reduce gun violence lauded

By Claire Morales True SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom has applauded President Joe Biden’s visit to Monterey Park and his announcement of federal executive actions to reduce gun violence. “California is grateful for President Biden’s efforts today to strengthen our…

AS I SEE IT: A glimpse of Pinoy educators in the Bay

I  focus on a few Filipino American educators in the Bay Area for this week’s column. They deserve to be recognized and remembered for the efforts they have exerted and still exerting in making a difference in the lives of…

Carlos Yulo captures 2 golds in Azerbaijan World Cup

MANILA — Multi-awarded Filipino Olympian Carlos Yulo concluded his stint in the Baku, Azerbaijan leg of the 2023 FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup Series with a double gold medal harvest after conquering the men’s vault final on March 12. President Ferdinand…

CRISTINA OSMENA: Making sense of bank collapses

While this is not a personal finance column, the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank, Signature Bank, and the current distress of Credit Suisse (underway as I write this) must be the news of the week. And rightly so. If anyone…

‘Eat Bulaga” and hosts Tito, Vic and Joey ‘to stay’

By Jennifer T. Santos “We are here to stay.” This in gist is what former Senator Vicente “Tito” Sotto stressed as talks intensify about the possible rebranding of the top noontime television show “Eat Bulaga” on GMA Network and the…