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Ex-SF Consul-General Jun Paynor, now Ambassador to US

MANILA, August 30, 2016 – During the testimonial dinner at Malakanyang for wounded soldiers, President Rodrigo Duterte announced that Marciano Paynor, Jr. will be replacing Jose Cuisia as the Philippine Ambassador to the …

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From Pampanga to Pittsburg: Home-cooked Success Story

One California-scorching Sunday afternoon, I have decided to get myself buco-pandan from a small casual Filipino restaurant nearby. Being a frequent customer, I know some of its daily staples on the sterno-warmed unit …

On Lok Executive Chef Angelito Sabino
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From Army Veteran To Executive Chef

Filipino-American Angelito G. Sabino is a veteran of the U.S. Army, where he served from 1983-1989. With an unforgettable smile, he’s a hard worker who immigrated to the U.S. like many others from …

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California commemorates Fil-Am Labor Leader Larry Itliong

Joining his friend Cesar Chavez in the pantheon of celebrated leaders in the United States is Pangasinan-born American labor leader Larry Itliong. Just recently, the first Larry Itliong Day in the entirety of …

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Francisco Herrera: Why I Am Running for SF Mayor

by Elena Shore, New America Media (Editor’s Note: Francisco Herrera, the only Latino candidate running for mayor of San Francisco, says he decided to launch his campaign when he realized the city was …

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Visual Artist Brings Sublime Beauty To Ordinary Things

A relevant artist in today’s world of contemporary art, one Filipino-Latino American is bringing his art for view and sale via  New Image Art Gallery back to the Bay Area through Art Silicon Valley/San Francisco (Art SV/SF), …

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Filipino unKonference

If you are in the mood to take part in something that is definitely NOT a conference, check out the Filipino unKonference. Be prepared to not get bored because according to organizer (or …

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“Pina, The Enduring Philippine Fabric” Launched at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco

Members of the San Francisco diplomatic corps and special guests were treated to the opening of The Hinabi Project, a unique and special project of Philippine American Writers & Artists, Inc (PAWA) yesterday …

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Deadline of Submissions to the 4th Annual Plaridel Awards Extended to August 31

  San Francisco, CA, August 10, 2015: The Philippine American Press Club USA, (PAPC) today announced that it is extending the deadline of   submissions to the Fourth Plaridel Awards to August 31, 2015 from …

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Fil-Am Best-Selling Author With Her Latest Psychological Thriller Novel

Fil-Am best-selling author Geraldine Solon did a book signing of her latest novel entitled “Thiry Days of Red” during the recent Summber Book Signing and Sale event organized by the Fremont Area Writers on July 18 at the Fremont Main Library. The event showcased the works of various authors which include books ranging from adult fiction, young adult fiction, memoir, mystery, poetry, and more.