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  1. Search on for Missing Mountain View WomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | KRON 4

    The Filipino-American woman was last seen Saturday afternoon driving her four-dour white 1985 Buick Century from her home to a nearby Costco. Her car has the California license plate 4YHW987.


  2. Illinoisans helping after Philippines typhoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | KFVS12

    Members of the Filipino community in central Illinois are working to help the country recover from a pair of powerful typhoons. Teddy Amoloza is a native of the Philippines and professor at Illinois Wesleyan University.


  3. How Filipina nun is helping Pinoys cope in KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | ABS-CBN News

    Sister Rosa Angelica Libron considers herself as an overseas worker, having been assigned to South Korea for 18 years now. "When we make our final vow, we get a mission appointment from Rome.


  4. LETTER: RE: 'Delano Manongs' elevates Filipino Americans as civil rights heroesRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    I was with a group of Filipino teenagers, who worked in a farm picking grapes in Delano in the summer of 1965. The strike came about late in the summer, got kicked out of the farm housing, and we slept in our cars parked around the Filipino Community Center.We finally went back home to Mar Vista in Los Angeles .


  5. United Neighborhood Centers spotlights ethnic holiday traditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Times-Tribune

    JAKE DANNA STEVENS / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Cris Lyon, standing left, and Chuck Weber sing a Christmas song in German during United Neighborhood Centers' "Here We Come a Caroling" at the UNC senior center on Thursday. JAKE DANNA STEVENS / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Nicole Guzenski, left, sings a song and plays the ukulele as Nancy Rivera, 5, of Scranton, stands near during United Neighborhood Centers' sixth annual "Here We Come A Caroling" celebration of seasonal ethnic heritage songs on Thursday.


  6. TCC Midwifery holds second candle lighting & badge investitureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Sun-Star

    WITH zest fuelled by motivation, the pre-clinical midwifery students from Tagoloan Community College held their second candle light and badge investiture last December 4 at TCC campus. This ceremony is a rite-of-passage that marks the significant commencement of a beginning healthcare provider.


  7. Pinoy mayor braces for major storm in Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | ABS-CBN News

    DALY CITY, California Filipino-American Mayor Ray Buenaventura is taking extra precaution in protecting the residents of Daly City, one of the most heavily Filipino populated cities in the country, from a major storm. The Bay Area has not seen massive destruction caused by weather calamities, but Mayor Buenaventura said it is better to be safe than sorry.


  8. Parul Sampernandu shining in LebanonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Sun-Star

    In a report sent to Sun.Star Pampanga Thursday, the Department of Foreign Affairs said that "the Lebanese community took a rare opportunity to witness for the first time in Lebanon the lighting and display in public of the iconic Philippine Christmas parols during the first-ever Philippine Christmas Festival, which was held on November 30 at the historic Unesco Palace in Beirut." The Fernandino lanterns, which came all the way from the City of San Fernando, Pampanga in Northern Philippines courtesy of Mayor Edwin D. Santiago, took the limelight before the Christmas caroling.


  9. Table TalkAdobo for the SoulA family recipe for Filipino stewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

    My Filipino grandfather immigrated to the United States and started a family in 1927. He died in 1933 - essentially of poverty - in a Filipino section of a Chicago slum, leaving my grandmother to fend for herself and her two children in the middle of the Great Depression.


  10. First South Sudan Ambassador to Israel presents credentials to President RivlinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Jerusalem Post

    History was made in Jerusalem on Wednesday when Ruben Marial Benjamin, South Sudan's first ambassador to Israel, presented his credentials to President Reuven Rivlin. It is customary when a new ambassador presents credentials to also present the letter of recall of his or her predecessor.


  11. Pinoys in Saudi warned vs. fake welfare officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Weekend Balita

    Filipinos in Saudi Arabia were warned over the weekend against transacting with a person claiming to be a Philippine labor welfare officer and recruiting workers via Facebook. The Philippine Embassy in Riyadh said Philippine Overseas Labor Office-Riyadh welfare officer Romeo Pablo does not have a Facebook account for recruitment or labor transactions.


  12. How Jeddah-based Serenata is helping Pinoy youth through musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | ABS-CBN News

    An organization that hones and brings out musical excellence in Filipino children in Saudi Arabia is also doing its share in ensuring the future of underprivileged children in the Philippines. "Serenata", a Philippine children's choir and string orchestra based in Jeddah, sends poor but deserving Filipino youth to college in partnership with ABS-CBN's Bantay Bata 163's Bantay Edukasyon Program.


  13. Telemarketer charged with mortgage scam against Fil-Am communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Milpitas Post

    An Anaheim man has been charged in Santa Clara County for a fraudulent phone scam in which he falsely promised local Filipino-Americans that he could dramatically reduce their mortgages, the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office announced Tuesday. With the hope that he could help them, at least five local victims sent Sajid Geronimo more than $50,000.


  14. Fields begin to take shape for March 3 South Bay municipal electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | The Daily Breeze

    ... Cooper. Longtime Treasurer Karen Avila will face three challengers: Joe Merton, an active member of the Filipino-American community who has previously run for office; Emilio Ramos Loyola, who has also run for election before; and Eddie Duque, a ...


  15. Memorial service held for 4 Pinoy crash victims in CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | ABS-CBN News

    CANADA The Filipino community in Edmonton held a memorial service for four Filipino temporary workers who died in a car crash in Leduc, Alberta. "They closed this chapter in their lives.


  16. Filipinos join early 'Simbang Gabi' in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | ABS-CBN News

    ... wrote him a letter and asked him to reconsider his "decision that created a negative impression among Filipino-American." "We are grateful that we have this privilege to be able to worship in our territory consulate, and that is very, very important ...


  17. Filipino community braced for fallout from Typhoon HagupitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Daily Echo

    More than half a million people have fled coastal areas as Typhoon Hagupit has started to cause havoc. Sustained winds of more than 100mph have been reported and gusts of 130mph.


  18. Hampshire Filipino community braces itself for hurricane impactRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | Daily Echo

    It comes a year after Typhoon Haiyan left the country devastated with millions of people losing their homes and a death toll of more than 10,000 people. In Hampshire hundreds of Filipinos are keeping a close eye on the latest news, with many glued to the TV screens and regularly keeping in contact with family members.


  19. Fil-Ams inspired to give back after PH immersion tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | ABS-CBN News

    Growing up in America, many young Filipino-Americans knew their family came from a far-away land called the Philippines. For many of them, it's 7,107 islands about 8,000 miles away and that's about it.


  20. Christmas party filled with food, fun andaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | The Jackson Sun

    Christmas party filled with food, fun and Filipino culture Food, fun and Filipino culture were on the agenda Saturday night at St. Mary's Check out this story on Food, fun and Filipino culture were on the agenda Saturday night at St. Mary's Catholic Church as the West Tennessee Filipino-American Association celebrated its 16th annual Christmas party. Founded in 1998, the West TN Fil-Am has grown dramatically from its humble roots of a few members to include well over two hundred, a fact that has not escaped current West TN Fil-Am president, Dr. Sandra Dee.