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Philippine Global Media Group Gala Night: Inauguration swan song and phoenix rising 

By Louinn Lota  /Contributor     NORWALK, California– Philippine Consul General Edgar B. Badajos ended his 3-year tour of duty in Los Angeles by inaugurating 12 officers of the newly established Philippine Global Media Group (PGMG) and offering up one swan song solo during…

Bilingual Filipino/English Language Voter Information Session Set

  REDWOOD CITY – Learn to get involved in the electoral process! “Alamin kung paano makisali sa proseso ng electoral!” The Pilipino Bayanihan Resource Center will present this informative workshop on Thursday, February 15, 2024 at 6:30 pm to 7:30…

Are threats over the 2024 U.S. elections real or perceived and are we ready for them?

By Cesar Antonio Nucum Jr. WASHINGTON – Election issues in the United States have not really died down even during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic especially after the believed Big Lie that the Democrats stole the 2020 election continues…

Artists and activists boost AAPI Narratives Caregivers of Communities

By Cesar Antonio Nucum Jr. SAN FRANCISCO – Caregivers are usually regarded as someone who looks after an individual and assists them with their daily needs. But have we ever thought of them as individuals and organizations working to care…

Filipinos cited as Daly City celebrate Filipino-American History Month

By Jun Nucum DALY CITY – Filipinos and friends gathered in joyful atmosphere over the weekend at the Marchbank Park in Daly City as they celebrated Filipino-American History Month with the theme “Kasayahan sa Daly City.” The celebration by the…

Philippine News Today wins at California Ethnic Media Awards

SACRAMENTO, California – The Philippine News Today has won an award for outstanding editorial in English during the 2023 California Ethnic Media Awards at the Kimpton Sawyer Hotel in Sacramento last month. Winning for Philippine News Today was Ramon Faustino…

 Union City fetes its 9 sister cities at 18th annual Sister Cities Festival

By Jun Nucum UNION CITY – The spirit of friendship among nations filled the Mark Green Sports Center here on August 20 as local communities, representing this city’s nine Sister Cities in eight countries, exchanged food and showcased traditions and…

Cabaldon confident in run for California State Senate

By Jun Nucum SACRAMENTO – The erstwhile Filipino longest serving two-decade mayor of West Sacramento has a lot of confidence going to the race for a juicy spot as California State Senator as he accumulated accomplishments in the past years…

Filipinos prepare for heat despite living in ‘cooler’ Bay Area

By Cesar Antonio Nucum Jr. SAN FRANCISCO – As Californians brace for another excessive these summer months that in the previous years were punctuated by catastrophic forest fires, San Francisco Bay Area Filipino Americans learned a lot from the past…

Dismay, anxiety and frustration build up on still pretrial stage of Roque case

By Jun Nucum LOS ANGELES – More than one year after experiencing an anti-Asian hate crime, the Roque family is still at a pretrial stage after an ‘uneventful’ hearing last week and the family is in a quandary whether their…