2017 Plaridel Awards Finalists

The Philippine American Press Club USA is proud to announce The 2017 Plaridel Awards finalists and Torch Bearer Awards Recipients prior to the awards ceremony on Thursday, October 5, 2017 TORCH BEARER AWARD RECIPIENTS Deputy Consul General Jaime Ramon Ascalon Yolanda Ortega Stern and Dr. Tom Stern / One Wold Institute Janet Alvarado / The Alvarado Project 2017 PLARIDEL AWARDS FINALISTS Guia Mendoza, Positively Filipino Henni Espinosa, Balitang America, TFC Jared Bray, B...
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2015 Plaridel Awards Winners

October 8, 2015, South San Francisco: Young writers lord it over at the well attended Fourth Plaridel Awards, excellence in Filipino American journalism awards night held at the Fort McKinley Restaurant in South San Francisco. Asian Journal, whose main office is in Los Angeles, California, was the biggest winner whose journalists ran away with six awards out of fifteen. Two of the writers, Agnes Constante and Allyson Escobar won multiple awards each. Esther Misa Chavez, president of the Philip...
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Larry Itliong Day an annual statewide commemoration in California every October 25 with Governor Brown declaration

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Today Gov. Brown signed AB 7 requiring California to annually proclaim Larry Itliong’s October 25th birthdate as “Larry Itliong Day” and encourage public schools to teach about Itliong’s life and contributions to California. By signing AB 7, Gov. Brown guarantees that Itliong’s legacy of fighting for justice and equality will be properly honored for generations to come. AB 7 was authored by Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland). Larry Itliong was a labor organizer and a ...
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PAL San Francisco moves offices to Burlingame

BURLINGAME, California – Philippine Airlines has moved to new offices in the City of Burlingame, a suburb of San Francisco and just a stone’s throw from the San Francisco Airport. At the same time, PAL Area Manager for the San Francisco Bay Area Sol Solleza, announced the reopened PAL route to New York, which starts in March of 2015. Solleza treated the press to a sumptuous Thanksgiving lunch last Nov. 21 at Flower Lounge in Milbrae, after which she gave a tour of PAL’s new offices. The San...
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