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Upside: Manalo eyes Supervisor seat

First of 2 Parts) SAN FRANCISCO – Mayor Juslyn Manalo, the first Filipina American elected in Daly City, revealed she will run for San Mateo County Supervisor in her commencement address at the Filipino graduation ceremonies at San Francisco State…

The Outsider (Melandrew T. Velasco): PAGCOR’s Al Tengco: Executive of the Year

In the reputable world of global gaming, a nomination for the “Executive of the Year Award” is enough for a fantastic achievement in itself.    These remarks came from one of the organizers of a prestigious award-giving event held on June 4 at…

ALICE REYES: A heartwarming celebration

 On May 18 this year, I celebrated another birthday, unlike the one last year, with five of my children: Sean,Cara, Jory, Aisha and Yasmin .     Sadly, my two other offspring, Rhea and Birdie, couldn’t make it.    …

The Outsider (Melandrew T. Velasco): Journey with GRVV and Million Trees Foundation

As the country celebrates Philippine Environment Month, let me take this opportunity to write about my journey with a fellow environmentalist who recently celebrated a milestone in his life: Million Trees Foundation, Inc. Chairman Emeritus PDDG Gen. Reynaldo V. Velasco…

Offline: Who will replace Bongbong Marcos?

Those who ask the obvious question of who will replace Bongbong Marcos — if for whatever reason he is removed from office – need to know the possibilities, of which there are several. The answer for now is just as…

Upside: PFS named Best Nonprofit in San Mateo area

SAN MATEO, California – The San Mateo Area Chamber of Commerce (SMACC) hailed Peninsula Family Service (PFS) the “Best Nonprofit in the San Mateo Area” on the basis of 12,500 votes from residents and workers. Charles Hansen, PFS Chief Programs…

Alice H. Reyes: Speaking of Sean

  My  son Sean is the  strong, silent type, a man of few words , as shown in his replies to my texts.              It is said that “still waters run deep” and I like…

Health & Wealth: Moving forward or backward?

             (Part 2) As a columnist and active Evangelist, I am sharing Part 2 of the message I shared during the Sunday morning Worship Services at the GOLDEN GATE CHURCH OF CHRIST in San Francisco,…

Upside: Brisbane defines public service

BRISBANE, California – There’s this city tucked in the bosom of San Bruno Mountain that’s buzzing with activity for every generation.  You wouldn’t know unless you turned out of Interstate 101 between San Francisco and Millbrae or snaked up from…

Health & Wealth: Moving forward or backward

As a columnist and active Evangelist, I would like to share to our readers the message I delivered at the GOLDEN GATE CHURCH OF CHRIST during the Worship Services last Sunday May, 12, 2024, at 701-8th Avenue (near Golden Gate…