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Football legend Joe Montana visits kids in SF neighborhood

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edrick lesigues and antonio yap

After a series of violent incidents prompted a peace march by residents of the South of the Market Area (SoMA), the kids in the neighborhood got a morale booster with a rare visit from football legend Joe Montana.

Posted: September 30th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Fil-Am nominated for University of Hawaii regents board

Simeon Acoba Jr.

Retired Hawaii Supreme Court Justice Simeon Acoba Jr., who turned 70 this year, is among the candidates being considered for a Honolulu seat on the University of Hawaii board of regents by Gov. Neil Abercrombie.

Posted: September 30th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Parol-making workshop set in San Francisco

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The Filipino tradition of making Christmas lanterns or parol will be revisited by Filipino expatriates during a “One-Day Parol-Making Workshop” on Saturday, October 25, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., St. Monica Church reception hall, 470 24th Avenue, in San Francisco.

Posted: September 30th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Filipino janitor is also the ‘piano man’ in Illinois hospital

rolando maaba

Rolando Maaba, a 55-year-old janitor at the Rockford Memorial Hospital in Rockford, Illinois, does not only keep the premises clean, he also provides calm to patients and visitors by using his daily 15- minute breaks to play the piano in the hospital lobby.

Posted: September 29th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Breast cancer still the most common among women, says American Cancer Society

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While much progress has been made in the fight against breast cancer in recent years, breast cancer remains the most common cancer among women in the US, next to skin cancer, and is the second leading cause of cancer death after lung cancer, reports the American Cancer Society.

Posted: September 29th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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