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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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Two Nights of Beauty

“Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder,” it’s a cliché that has been heard over and over every time beauty is the topic. Recently, the Global Filipino Network has been invited to …

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Broadway’s First Ethnic ‘Matilda’ is Filipina

I consider musicals the highest form of popular entertainment. The sales of show tickets will never equate the real value of what goes on in a musical – a perfect convergence of different …

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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.

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Panel Discussion on Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration: Bakit Hindi Dapat Matakot Mag-Apply Ng DACA

There’s about 15,000 Filipinos in California alone who are eligible to apply for the DACA  (Deferered Action For Children Arrivals), a US Immigration policy which allows certain undocumented immigrants who entered the country before their 16th birthday …