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Immigrants join US protests over non-indictment of cop in teen’s death

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“It could have been one of us” is the thought that goes through the mind of immigrants in the United States (US) following the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by a police officer that has angered many across the country particularly immigrants.

Posted: November 26th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »


Green cards through investment


Candlestick Park in San Francisco, the sports stadium that was the home field of San Francisco 49ers football team for many decades, will be demolished in 2015.

Posted: November 16th, 2014 in Global Pinoy | Read More »

Insights from a San Francisco sabbatical

THE SAN FRANCISCO cable car offers a scenic ride around the city. 

The girls club composed mainly of Filipino mothers and children embarked on a San Francisco cable car ride in order to celebrate the Christmas season. During the short trip, children together with some of their parents sang Christmas carols on board. The innocent voices of children wafted through the cold December air as they sang familiar tunes until dusk.

Posted: October 12th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Global Pinoy,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Bullied by the system, Filipino senior fights eviction

Benito Santiago may lose the San Francisco apartment where he’s lived for 37 years. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/Paul Dunn/Central City Extra

Benito Santiago, 63, stands in the kitchen of his third floor walk-up apartment on the fringe of San Francisco’s South of Market district, pointing at faded photographs, tourist-spot magnets and souvenir programs of dance parties; his life’s memorabilia on display on his refrigerator door.

Posted: March 16th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Filipinos in SF mark People Power with mass, Pulitzer-winning photos

The Photo Exhibit was officially opened with a Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony led by Acting Head of Post Jaime Ramon T. Ascalon (rightmost) and Ms. Lupita Aquino Kashiwahara (2nd from left). CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Drawing on his own memories of EDSA, Father Arnold Zamora, parish priest at the Holy Name of Jesus Parish in San Francisco, celebrants of the 28th anniversary of the People Power revolution that although those who participated in the popular uprising 28 years ago would eventually pass on, “EDSA is forever.”

Posted: March 1st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »