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Fil-Am elected mayor of Bellflower, California

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Bellflower Mayor Sonny Santa Ines. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Another Filipino has been elected to a key city council position in Southern California.

Posted: April 22nd, 2014 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

First Fil-Am elected to Sierra Madre, Calif. city council

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Rachelle Arizmendi became the first non-white and first Filipino-American member of the Sierra Madre City Council on April 8.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Basilan boy is now US city mayor

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ANTONIO Cartagena , Basilan born and an alumnus of the Ateneo de Zamboanga University,  is now the mayor of Walnut, an affluent city in Los Angeles County, California. AJPRESS PHOTO

Filipinos are slowly making their mark in the political realm in the United States. In California alone, a number of Fil-Ams have secured positions in the corridors of power, where they can create positive change for the Filipino community in the Golden State.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Americas,Featured Gallery,Features,Global Pinoy,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Walnut City’s Fil-Am mayor is familiar face in community service

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City of Walnut, California, Mayor Antonio Cartagena  AJPRESS PHOTO

Filipinos are slowly making their mark in the political realm in America. In California alone, a number of Fil-Ams have secured positions in the corridors of power, where they can create positive change for the Filipino community in the Golden State.

Posted: January 23rd, 2014 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Fil-Am labor, gay activist elected to head Asian Pacific-American coalition

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Labor activist Gregory Cendana was elected chairperson of the executive committee of the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA), a coalition of 31 national organizations.

Posted: January 8th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Larry Itliong Village opens in LA’s Historic

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After about nine years of preparation, planning and construction, the Larry Itliong Village finally opened on Friday, Dec.13, in Historic Filipinotown.

Posted: December 17th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Fil-Am students Veterans Day protest closes Hollywood Blvd

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In a youthful show of solidarity, as many as 800 Filipino-American students gathered in Hollywood last Monday to show support for their lolos (grandfathers) and lolas (grandmothers) on Veterans Day.

Posted: November 17th, 2013 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

LA Fil-Ams mark end of Buwan ng Wika with ‘harana,’ ‘balagtasan’

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Filipinos across the globe celebrate ‘Buwan ng Wika’ or the National Language Month every August. To commemorate the end of the commemoration, the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles hosted a richly cultural closing ceremony on Friday, August 30.

Posted: September 6th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

LA police hunt serial robber targeting remittance firms

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The city is offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of a robbery suspect, who targets remittance companies that specialize in money transfers to the Philippines.

Posted: July 9th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Fil-Am nonprofit in LA raises $130K in one night

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After suffering financial strife due to the recession, the longtime community service nonprofit Search to Involve Pilipino Americans (SIPA) raised an estimated $130,000 from supporters at its 41st anniversary gala on May 18.

Posted: May 29th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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