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Capitol continues relief operations

Posted on October 22, 2015 at 11:03 pm
Capitol continues relief operations
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO – The provincial government of Pampanga headed by Gov. Lilia “Nanay” Pineda continues its relief operations in the towns affected by floodwaters induced by typhoon “Lando”. According to Provincial Social Welfare and Development (PSWD) Officer Elizabeth Baybayan, more than 2,000 food packs were distributed in Barangays San Agustin and Paralaya in Candaba yesterday. The provincial government also distributed food packs... 

CSF to rehabilitate public market; make it-flood free

Posted on October 22, 2015 at 11:02 pm
CSF to rehabilitate public market; make it-flood free
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO – The City Government of San Fernando is gearing towards the rehabilitation and restoration of the New Public Market in Barangay Del Pilar to make it flood-free, and give faster and better services for Fernandinos. This was announced by Mayor Edwin D. Santiago during the City Economic Enterprise Division’s (CEED) ocular inspection held last October 22. Set to start by January next year, the project will enhance the market’s... 

Unorthodox Olongapo City mayor tries for 2nd term

Posted on October 22, 2015 at 11:01 pm
Unorthodox Olongapo City mayor tries for 2nd term
OLONGAPO CITY – Known for his unorthodox ways, re-electionist Mayor Rolen Paulino filed his Certificate of Candidacy (COC) last week at this city’s Commission on Election (Comelec) office, trying for a second term. Paulino is the incumbent mayor of Olongapo City. It was during his term that the “Cash for Rats”, first bounty for rats, was made in the country. An unusual way to spread awareness on Leptospirosis, but was effective nonetheless. “If... 

DepEd-3 celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Month

Posted on October 22, 2015 at 11:01 pm
DepEd-3 celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Month
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO – In celebration of the National Indigenous People’s Month this October, the Department of Education Region III further upholds its commitment and support to the indigenous cultural communities and holds additional significance for the Indigenous Peoples Education (IPED), making the basic education system more inclusive and consistent with the philosophy of the “Education for All” or EFA Goals. The 2015 Regional Indigenous... 

Pandaras declared ‘dengue-free village’

Posted on October 22, 2015 at 11:01 pm
Pandaras declared ‘dengue-free village’
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO — The city health office has declared a village here as a dengue-free area. The CHO declared Barangay  Pandaras as a dengue-free village after it was found to have zero case of the disease among the six barangays covered by Rural Health Unit III (RHU-3).  The citation, given during the Aksyon Barangay Kontra Dengue held last Tuesday at the Sta. Lucia Covered Court, was received by Pandaras Barangay Captain Edsel Miranda.  The... 

San Luis Mayor, VM unopposed in May 2016 elections

Posted on October 22, 2015 at 11:01 pm
San Luis Mayor, VM unopposed in May 2016 elections
SAN LUIS, PAMPANGA – Kambilan Party standard bearer and two-term Mayor Venancio “Asyong” Macapagal and Vice Mayor Leonardo Salas will be running unopposed in next year’s May elections. The local Commission on Elections office in this town revealed that Macapagal and Salas were the only ones who filled certificates of candidacy for the positions of Mayor and Vice Mayor, respectively. This means that the two of them will be serving their third... 

Rewards await good cops, penalties for erring cops

Posted on October 22, 2015 at 11:01 pm
Rewards await good cops,  penalties for erring cops
CAMP OLIVAS – “Erring policemen should mend their ways before the sword of Damocles falls on them.” This was the statement yesterday of Police Regional Office 3 director Chief Supt. Rudy G. Lacadin, who reiterated his warning against Central Luzon policemen who engage in illegal activities. Lacadin swore that he will clean the PNP’s rank and file in the region, a few days after his assumption as head of the Central Luzon police. He said bonuses... 

CSF extends assistance to Cabanatuan

Posted on October 22, 2015 at 11:01 pm
CSF extends assistance to Cabanatuan
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO – The city government’s Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO), through the San Fernando Rescue Unit, conducted a relief operation in Cabanatuan City, where most villages are flooded due to typhoon “Lando”. In the same vein, Vice Governor Dennis Pineda and Provincial DRRMO chief Angie Blanco also motored to Nueva Ecija and helped in the clearing operations in flooded areas there. Despite the fact that seven... 

7 towns now under state of calamity

Posted on October 22, 2015 at 12:03 am
7 towns now under state of calamity
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO – The Sangguniang Panlalawigan, in Resolution No. 4065, has declared seven towns of the province – Arayat, Candaba, Apalit, Masantol, Macabebe, San Luis and San Simon – under a state of calamity, due to the devastating effects of Typhoon “Lando” in the said towns. Based on the report of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (PDRRMC), some 34,058 families (155,860 individuals) were affected during... 

Boking withdraws CoC; wife to run for mayor

Posted on October 22, 2015 at 12:02 am
Boking withdraws CoC; wife to run for mayor
MABALACAT CITY – Bowing to party decision, Mayor Marino “Boking” Morales yesterday withdrew his candidacy in the upcoming polls, ending his 21-year rule. In his place, his wife – Niña Manipon Morales, 36 – will run for the mayoral post under the Kambilan Party.  She filed her Certificate of Candidacy for mayor at 1 p.m. on Wednesday. The well-oiled political machinery of Morales is expected to throw its support to the candidacy of Niña,...