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'Enough of him’: Groups slam MANILA, 7/25/2019—

Angelita C. Agravante
A Mother's Grief
Defense Secretary Delfin Lo-
Duterte halfway to his term renzana said government security
forces are verifying reports that
In the same day that President (SONA). close to 100 foreign jihadists
Duterte delivers his 4th State Bayan-Southern Mindanao are operating in various areas of
of the Nation Address, critics Region (BSMR) council mem- Mindanao.
say they've had enough of his ber and labor leader Carlo Olalo Lorenzana made the revelation
administration called to put an end to the Duterte after confirming the presence of
regime. seven Islamic State (IS) terrorists
Rappler.com | MANILA, “We are determined today to ex- – reportedly nationals of Egypt,
5/23/2019 – As the nation press our call that we had enough By Simeon G. Silverio, Jr. Malaysia, Indonesia and Singa-
marked President Rodrigo of Duterte’s fascist rule. Despite Publisher & Editor pore – who are operating with
Duterte’s third year in power, the continuing attacks to our The San Diego Asian Journal the Abu Sayyaf in the country.
various groups, on Monday, July ranks, we remain steadfast. Our The original and first Asian Journal in Other reports said close to 100
22, called for an end to the many protest action today is a testament America foreign jihadists that include
issues faced by the country under that the abuses and atrocities of July 26, 2019 issue those from Indonesia, the Middle
his administration. the Duterte regime unfolds, that East, Thailand, Bangladesh,

This came the same day that even in his home city protest ac- ngelita Cipriano Agravante was my Turkey and Morocco have also
President Duterte delivered his tion is happening,” Olalo said in a entered the country.
4th State of the Nation Address ( Continued on page 14 )
eldest living maternal cousin prior At least 40 of these terrorists are
to her death in Los Angeles last being tracked down by military
Hontiveros on Marcos as chair
Thursday, July 18, 2019. A few months ago, and police forces.
her second child, Bobby, suffered a stroke “We can only confirm the seven
of Senate electoral reforms and passed away. Her grief was more than
what Ka Lita (an address of respect to an
foreign fighters who were identi-
fied already. On the 100 others,
committee: ‘A bit surreal’ elder relative) could take. She was already
suffering from several illnesses; her doctor
we also received that (informa-
tion) before and that they are
by Gabriel Pabico Lalu, In- with ABS-CBN News Channel. May 18, 1941 — JULY 18, 2019 in Central Mindanao. We don’t
quirer.net | MANILA, 7/24/2019 However, she assured that she
had prescribed she undertake a kidney dialy-
sis daily. Perhaps she missed her son so much she opted not to undergo the treatment, know yet their nationalities and
– Senator Risa Hontiveros on can work with Senator Marcos, we cannot find them, so we con-
Wednesday said that it was “sur- daughter of late former President awaiting her eventual death instead. sider this report as just informa-
real” to see a member of the Mar- Ferdinand Marcos, on issues that tion as it cannot be confirmed
cos family, in particular Senator they would agree on. In her memory, I am reprinting an article I wrote and published in our newspaper, The because we do not know if they
Imee Marcos, taking charge of “But again, I am prepared to Asian Journal, during her 44th wedding anniversary thirteen years ago. are really there or not,” Lorenza-
the Senate’s electoral reforms work with anyone where we na said.
committee. have common advocacies. For To a favorite cousin on her 44th wedding anniversary Earlier, security analyst and
“It was a bit surreal coming example with Senator Imee on Miriam College professor for In-
from sa isang Martial Law baby the issue against lowering the San Diego, California ternational Studies Rommel Ban-
[…] given our Martial Law his- minimum age of criminal respon- May 19, 2006 laoi bared that scores of foreign
tory and our largely unresolved sibility,” Hontiveros explained. jihadists are already operating
( Continued on page 6 )
history about the dictatorship,” ( Continued on page 13 ) alongside Abu Sayyaf bandits in
Hontiveros said in an interview Sulu and in some areas of Central
Lorenzana says PH uninformed 7 Filipino filmmakers join Lady Gaga and Adele Banlaoi said that these foreign
IS terrorists were mostly “new
of transit of Chinese warships in Oscars’ Academy Class of 2019 arrivals” while the others are
remnants of the pre-Marawi and
in Sibutu Strait The GNP Team | 7/19/2019 --
Seven filmmakers with Fili-
post-Marawi siege.
At least two key sources within
by Frances Mangosing, Inquirer.net | February” at the Sibutu Strait, an pino heritage were invited to be the government’s anti-terror agen-
MANILA, 7/25/2019 — international waterway located members of the prestigious film
Chinese warships have passed cies confirmed this information.
near Tawi-Tawi that is within the institution – Academy of Motion They refused to give specifics,
through the southern Philippines Philippines’ archipelagic and ter- Picture Arts and Sciences. Photo
in the past few months without though.
ritorial waters. credits to the owners. “There’s already a lot of them in
informing the government, De- Lorenzana said that foreign Seven Filipino filmmakers have
fense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana the country,” one of the sources
ships, specifically commercial been invited to join the Oscars’ said, adding that these foreign
said Thursday. vessels, have the “right of in- Academy Class of 2019, adding
At the turnover of the new assets jihadists are currently engaged
nocent passage” but said warships to the roster of Filipinos making in recruitment activities in their
of the Philippine Coast Guard, should at least notify the Philip- their names in the international
Lorenzana said in his speech continuing plan to organize lo-
pine government. scene. cal militants to become suicide
that “there were instances that “What I’m saying is, kung These 7 internationally-recog- roots to Filipino heritage that films.
four Chinese warships passed bombers in Sulu and Basilan.
warships, they should inform us nized film directors, editors, ani- has been showcased in various
through at different times starting ( Continued on page 12 ) mators, and producers trace their festivals through award-winning ( Continued on page 13 ) ( Continued on page 12 )

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Fil-Am actress Isa Briones plays key role in new TV series Star Trek Picard
The GNP Team | 7/24/2019 -- events of the final Star Trek: The atre and TV star Jon Jon Briones,
Isa Briones, the 2018 Ovation Next Generation feature film and on social media.
Awardee, was introduced with Star Trek: Nemesis (2002). The 20-year-old singer and
Patrick Stewart and the cast of The Filipino actress was recently actress had previously joined the
Star Trek’s Picard at the San introduced together with Star touring cast of Hamilton in 2018
Diego Comic Con. Photo from Trek cast Patrick Stewart, Brent and was recognized as the young-
Isa Briones. Spiner, Alison Pill, Santiago est actor to play a lead role in the
Filipino-American actress Isa Cabrera, among others, during hit musical that stars Filipino-
Briones is set to play a key role the ‘Picard’ panel at the 2019 San American actor Marc dela Cruz
in the new television series Star Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) where in the lead role.
Trek: Picard. Filipino superheroine “Darna” Isa Briones, who won the 2018
Isa Briones will portray the role was introduced as a Funko Pop Ovation Award for her role Nata-
of Dahj in the new series that ex- toy. lie in the Next to Normal musi-
plores the next chapter of Captain The announcement was also cal, will be seen in the Star Trek
Jean-Luc Picard’s life after the made by Isa’s father, musical the- series ‘Picard’ in early 2020. Isa Briones Star Trek

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California Communities
County to make County to buy city land for Southeastern Live Well Center Governor Gavin
significant in- By Tracy DeFore, County of San public health nursing, and justice Newsom Signs
vestment to Bill Creating
Diego News Center | 7/24/2019 -- services for both youth and adult
The County is a step closer to clients. Local partners will offer
improve access Safe Drinking
creating a Southeastern Live Well community services.
Center after the Board of Supervi-

to Behavioral sors unanimously approved the

purchase of City of San Diego
The Live Well San Diego Cen-
tral Region Leadership Team, Water Fund
Health Services land Wednesday to augment the
County’s current site.
community leaders and residents
worked together to add even In his first week in office,
more services. They include those Governor Newsom proposed
By José A. Álvarez, County of San
Diego Communications Office The 0.63-acre city lot is located for child support, older adults providing permanent funding
at the southeastern corner of the and people with disabilities, and for safe drinking water projects
The County Board of Supervi- intersection of Euclid Avenue and veterans. Workforce development to help more than 1 million
sors today voted to increase ac- Market Street. The city property Californians without access to
coffee cart site with outdoor seat- the site but its lease by a nonprofit resources will also be available.
cess to behavioral health services is west of the 4.06-acre site the clean drinking water
ing, artwork and a community/ expires Dec. 31.
in North County with plans for County acquired for construction A 4,000-square-foot conference
educational demonstration plant- SB 200 establishes a stable on-
additional investments across the of the Live Well Center. center within the building will be
ing area. The Board voted to buy the going fund to help communities
region. property for the appraised value made available to the public.
The vote allows the County Health The design for the facility is still access safe drinking water
The acquisition will increase of $1.465 million. The overall
and Human Services Agency to pending but the addition of city
visibility of the Live Well Center cost of the Live Well Center proj- Construction on the Southeastern SANGER, 7/24/2019 — Gover-
increase an existing contract with land allows for the potential of Live Well Center is scheduled to nor Gavin Newsom today signed
Palomar Health to enhance hospital- from the street and reduce traffic ect is estimated at $75 million.
based, crisis stabilization services. It
an 80,000-square-foot building to
congestion by potentially provid- When completed, the Live start in August 2020 and the facil- SB 200 by Senator Bill Monning
also directs County staff to explore
be built in three stories instead of
ing two entrances to the property. Well Center will serve as a one- ity will open for business in May (D-Carmel), which establishes
four. The area for outdoor ameni- 2022. the Safe and Affordable Drinking
the feasibility of investing in ad- The Tubman-Chavez Commu- stop shop for social, behavioral
ditional inpatient psychiatric care ties could also expand to include Water Fund to help local water
garden areas, a walking path, a nity Center is currently located at health, family strengthening,
facilities in North County hospital ( Continued on page 4 )
“Today, the Board is taking critical
steps to improve the region’s be-
havioral health system,” said Board
Chairwoman Dianne Jacob. “It’s
part of a bigger effort to turn what
is become a fractured approach to
mental health and addiction into a
coordinated system of care.”
The augmented contract will cost
$4.4 million during the 2019-20
fiscal year and $6.4 million the year
after that.
Crisis stabilization services are
designed to help people experiencing
a mental health crisis who require
a timelier response than a regularly
scheduled visit to an outpatient clin-
ic. These services provide ongoing
assessment and stabilization, which
may include treatment with medica-
tion and linkages to other services.
Palomar Health’s behavioral health
services have been under stress since
Tri-City Medical Center’s behavioral
health unit closed last year.
Under the new contract, Palomar
Health will be able to serve more pa-
tients by increasing patient recliners
from six to 12. Four of those reclin-
ers would be in a discreet area of the
Palomar Health Emergency Depart-
ment and will be used to monitor
patients experiencing a mental health
crisis and need extended observation.
“We know that regional crisis
stabilization services are a critical
need, especially in North County,”
( Continued on page 4 )

County Parks
opens ADA-ac-
Dental Implant Centers

cessible cabins
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San Diego County Parks and

Recreation on Friday opened four
new cabins built to be accessible
to people with mobility chal-
lenges at Dos Picos County Park
in Ramona, making it easier for
nature lovers of all abilities to
stay overnight.

Dr James Khazian DMD, AFAAID, FICOI

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people with disabilities to enjoy an
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said Brian Albright, director of the
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The opening expands the total num-

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ber of cabins at Dos Picos to six. The
new cabins were made possible, in
part, due to a donation from Cabins
by the Lake.
The additions are the latest step
Parks has taken to provide services
following Americans with Disabili-
Two convenient locations
ties Act guidelines, including the
removal of architectural barriers in
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Health & Wellness

New cause of cell aging discovered: Findings have huge implications for cancer and
age-related health conditions
Biological Sciences and Biomed- is one of the key causes of age- protective barrier against cancer: stages, but studies with mice have
ical Engineering, and Pin Wang, related decline, manifesting in Graham's team examined young When cells sustain damage that shown that by eliminating senescent
Zohrab A. Kaprielian Fellow in diseases such as arthritis, osteo- cells that were proliferating robustly could be at risk of developing into cells, mice age better, with a more
Engineering, was recently pub- porosis and heart disease. and fed them molecules labeled with cancer, they enter into senescence productive life span.
stable isotopes of carbon, in order to and stop proliferating so that the can- "They can take a mouse that's aging
lished in the Journal of Biological trace how the nutrients consumed by cer does not develop and spread. and diminishing in function, treat
Chemistry. "Senescent cells are effectively the
opposite of stem cells, which have a cell were processed into different "Sometimes people talk about it with senolytic drugs to eliminate
an unlimited potential for self- biochemical pathways. senescence as a double-edged sword, the senescent cells, and the mouse
"To drink from the fountain of that it protects against cancer, and is rejuvenated. If anything, it's these
New research from the USC youth, you have to figure out renewal or division," Delfarah said.
Scott Fraser and his lab worked that's a good thing," Graham said. senolytic drugs that are the fountain
Viterbi School of Engineering "Senescent cells can never divide
where the fountain of youth is, again. It's an irreversible state of cell with the research team to develop 3D "But then it also promotes aging of youth," Graham said.
could be key to our understand- and understand what the fountain imagery of the results. The images and diseases like diabetes, cardiac He added that in order for success-
cycle arrest."
ing of how the aging process of youth is doing," Graham said. unexpectedly revealed that senescent dysfunction or atherosclerosis and ful senolytic drugs to be designed,
works. The findings potentially "We're doing the opposite; we're The research team discovered that cells often have two nuclei, and that general tissue dysfunction," he said. it was important to identify what is
pave the way for better cancer the aging, senescent cells stopped they do not synthesize DNA. Graham said the goal was not to unique about senescent cells, so that
trying to study the reasons cells completely prevent senescence, drugs won't affect the normal, non-
treatments and revolutionary age, so that we might be able to producing a class of chemicals called
Before now, senescence has primar- because that might unleash cancer senescent cells.
new drugs that could vastly design treatments for better ag- nucleotides, which are the building
ily been studied in cells known as cells. "That's where we're coming in --
improve human health in the blocks of DNA. When they took
ing." young cells and forced them to stop fibroblasts, the most common cells "But then on the other hand, we studying senescent cell metabolism
twilight years. that comprised the connective tissue would like to find a way to remove and trying to figure out how the se-
producing nucleotides, they became
What causes cells to age? senescent, or aged. in animals. Graham's team is instead senescent cells to promote healthy nescent cells are unique, so that you
—ScienceDaily.com focusing on how senescence occurs aging and better function," he said. could design targeted therapeutics
To achieve this, lead author "This means that the production in epithelial cells, the cells that Graham said that the team's around these metabolic pathways,"
The work, from Assistant Profes- line the surfaces of the organs and research has applications in the Graham said.
Alireza Delfarah, a graduate stu- of nucleotides is essential to keep
sor of Chemical Engineering and structures in the body and the type of emerging field of senolytics, the de- Materials provided by University of
dent in the Graham lab, focused cells young," Delfarah said. "It also
cells in which most cancers arise. velopment of drugs that may be able Southern California. Original written by
Materials Science Nick Graham means that if we could prevent cells
on senescence, a natural process Graham said that senescence is to eliminate aging cells. He said that Greta Harrison. Note: Content may be
and his team in collaboration with from losing nucleotide synthesis, the
in which cells permanently stop most widely known as the body's human clinical trials are still in early edited for style and length.
Scott Fraser, Provost Professor of cells might age more slowly."
creating new cells. This process
Drinking Matcha tea can reduce anxiety
Gov. Gavin safe drinking water issues, and I
would like to thank the Legislature
for working collaboratively to pass
Additionally, SB 200 advances
California’s climate resiliency goals
by helping to secure water resources
—ScienceDaily.com powder of new leaves from Matcha extracts were evaluated,
( Continued from page 3 ) shade-grown (90% shade) Camel- a stronger effect was found with
this solution.” statewide. Climate change adversely Many different countries have a lia sinensis green tea bushes. the extract derived using 80%
systems provide safe drinking In June, Governor Newsom signed affects water availability and can tea culture, and Japanese Mat-
water. The tea (and food flavoring) is ethanol in comparison to the ex-
the 2019-20 state budget, which pro- affect drinking water quality. Rising cha tea is growing in popular-
Governor Newsom and legisla- vides $130 million to begin imple- temperatures can affect precipitation
enjoyed around the world. In tract derived from only hot water.
ity around the world. In Japan, Japan, historical medicinal uses In other words, a poorly water-
tors meet with Sanger residents mentation of a Safe and Affordable amounts and result in less reliable Matcha has a long history of
who lack access to safe drinking Drinking Water Program. SB 200 water supplies, which increase the for Matcha included helping soluble Matcha component has
makes that money available for safe need to use water supplies that being used for various medicinal people relax, preventing obesity, stronger anxiolytic effects than a
water. purposes. It has been suspected
In his first week in office, Gov- drinking water projects. SB 200 also contain contaminants and require and treatment of skin conditions. component that is easily soluble
requires the State Water Resources treatment to meet drinking water to have various beneficial effects The researchers, therefore, sought in water. A behavioral pharmaco-
ernor Newsom proposed creating to health, but relatively little
Control Board to develop a fund standards. Disadvantaged communi- to determine its various beneficial logical analysis further revealed
a permanent fund source for safe expenditure plan to identify failing ties are most impacted by climate scientific evidence supported that
and clean drinking water projects. effects. that Matcha and Matcha extracts
water systems, as well as solutions change. claim.
More than 1 million Californians to provide safe and affordable drink- The "elevated plus maze" test is reduce anxiety by activating do-
lack access to clean drinking ing water. In February, Governor Newsom an elevated, plus-shaped, nar- pamine D1 and serotonin 5-HT1A
Now, a group of Japanese row platform with two walled receptors.
water at home, work or school, took several actions to bring safe researchers from Kumamoto
which negatively impacts their Governor Newsom today visited a drinking water to all Californians, arms that provide safety for the "Although further epidemiological
small community neighborhood near including appropriating $10 million University has shown that anx- test subject, typically a mouse. research is necessary, the results of
everyday life. ious behavior in mice is reduced our study show that Matcha, which
Sanger, which struggles with safe for emergency drinking water proj- It is used as an anxiety test for
“The fact that more than a mil- drinking water issues. He spoke with ects and $10 million to help bring after consuming Matcha powder rodents with the idea that ani- has been used as medicinal agent for
families and members of the com- local water districts into compliance or Matcha extract. Its calm- many years, may be quite benefi-
lion Californians can’t rely on clean mals experiencing higher anxi- cial to the human body," said study
water to drink or bathe in is a moral munity that currently lack access to with drinking water standards. He ing effects appear to be due to
safe drinking water. Many of these also directed drinking water fund- ety will spend more time in the leader, Dr. Yuki Kurauchi. "We hope
disgrace,” said Governor Newsom. mechanisms that activate dopa- safer walled-off areas. Using
families receive five 8-gallon jugs ing for schools from the fiscal year that our research into Matcha can
“Parents shouldn’t have to worry mine D1 receptors and serotonin this test, researchers found that lead to health benefits worldwide."
about their kids drinking from the of water every two weeks through 2018-19 budget to be given as grants
a grant program, which they use for to public agencies, public water
5-HT1A receptors, both of which mouse anxiety was reduced after Story Source:
water fountain at school, and families are closely related to anxious Materials provided by Kumamoto
shouldn’t have to dump water over drinking and cooking. When they systems or non-profit organizations consuming Matcha powder or
run out, they risk using the water to help with water management; and behavior. Matcha extract. In addition, when
University. Note: Content may be edited
their heads to shower every day. This for style and length.
funding is critically important to from their sink. re-appropriated the balance of 2016 Matcha is the finely ground the anxiolytic activity of different
addressing California’s long-standing drinking water funds for schools.

Manila For the LJC Group’s list of restau-

rants, visit http://ljcrestaurants.com.
involved in a Psychiatric Emergency
Response Team or law enforcement
crisis call;
( Continued from page 5 )
Photographs by Justin de Jesus Establishment of regional Crisis
In 1988, Karihan Karitela opened Stabilization Centers that provide
on Roxas Boulevard where the Bam-
boo Rice was born. Bistro Burgos in County 24/7 walk-in mental health services,
including law enforcement drop-
Makati was known for its kare-kare ( Continued from page 3 )
offs; and
and even had its own Kare-Kare said Supervisor Kristin Gaspar Enhanced school-based crisis re-
Klub. Both restaurants have closed who requested a conference late sponse for threats or crisis situations
but those dishes live on. last year on the status of behavioral involving school youth.
In today's restaurant scene, es- health services in the region. “It’s The goal is to enhance follow-up
pecially in Metro Manila, it is the imperative that we continue to work care and create a direct path for law
senior citizen age group that crowds collaboratively to address the entire enforcement to connect with the
the restaurants founded in the seven- continuum of care and make the County’s Access and Crisis Line,
ties and eighties, including the LJC necessary investments into models which has highly trained counsel-
restaurants. It must feel like coming of intervention that are proven to be ors who speak multiple languages
home, especially those who have successful and more therapeutic for and are available 24-hours a day,
retired here. The return of the natives the person.” seven days a week. Law enforce-
may be to re-live past dates or group The move is expected to result in ment will also have direct access to
outings, most certainly to taste again fewer hospitalizations, fewer re-ad- mobile crisis response teams who
the kare-kare, pako salad, sinuam na missions, more access and sustained will serve clients who do not need
mais, laing. engagement to treatment for people to be transported but need additional
No surprises, the Bistro Remedios experiencing a psychiatric crisis. crisis intervention and attention in
menu offers good, honest, traditional The new psychiatric beds were the field.
Filipino dishes in a familiar setting recommended during the second The new services will cost about
Cruz's biography was entitled Larry quarterly update to County supervi- $1 million during the 2019-20 fiscal
Can't Cook, probably to stress the sors from County Behavioral Health year and $12 million the following
fact that one didn't have to know Services on how to improve the
VA how to cook to build a successful continuum of care for people with
year. The mobile crisis response
Vendo restaurant chain. One has to know
teams will also be piloted in North
r how to eat, certainly, which presup-
mental health issues or substance
abuse problems.
County and will cost between
$500,000 and $1 million annually.
poses highly discerning taste buds. Over the past year, District Attor-
One has to be good with formulating 24/7 Crisis Centers Coming ney Summer Stephan has led several
concepts, the ambience, for instance. County-wide efforts, bringing ap-
One has to be creative even with just The Board also adopted the recom- proximately 200 stakeholders and
how to name the dishes. mendation to strengthen the Coun- experts together to map the intersec-
LJC’s iconic Knockout Knuckles ty’s ability to respond to behavioral tion of mental health, homelessness
served at Café Adriatico, and also crisis situations that intersect with and criminal justice, to better iden-
available at Bistro Remedios, Abe, the criminal justice system, starting tify the problems and recommend
Lorenzo’s Way in North County. concrete solutions.
Examples of these are in many The objectives, developed with Similarly, Sheriff William Gore has
of the menus and speak of Cruz’s coordination from the Sheriff’s De- expanded the availability of mental
ability to coin them. Squid Tactics is partment and the District Attorney’s health services to inmates in County
tender squid in spicy sauce. Knock- Office, would include: jails, as well as increased the quality
out Knuckles is a whole crispy pata Timely follow-up care and case of those services.
deep-fried in garlic and chilies.
Office Hours
management system for people
Binukadkad na Crispy Plapla is big
Nile tilapia fried crisp and presented
Tues to Thu: 9-1 & 2-6 in such a way as to make it seem
like the fish is flying. They are all Divine Mercy
Sat 9-3 memorable and imaginative, part of
the legacy of Larry J. Cruz.
in Encinitas, California
At Café Remedios, Binukadkad
Emergency Visits Welcome na Crispy Plapla with balo-balo and
mustard leaves, also on the menu at Be part of the story.
A project of the Divine Mercy Hills
Foundation of Southern California, a
Lorenzo’s Way and Abe Jesus, I Trust in You! 501(c)3 non-profit organization
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Manila’s café culture may have begun with a
simple cup of chocolate-eh
From Café Adriatico to Bistro The menu art is by his talented That first LJC restaurant and its his-
Remedios, how Malate and father who was a writer, painter tory was only known to this writer
Larry J. Cruz laid the ground- and, because he hated the word when, in the early part of 2000, Lar-
“gourmet,” it must be best to call ry Cruz asked me to write about the
work for today’s thriving him an “eater.” It contains the café’s dishes of all LJC restaurants for the
casual dining scene facade, a young girl looking very book Malate: A Matter of Taste. It
1920s drinking her chocolate, and was a lunch interview that stretched
Café Adriatico was an after- scenes from Remedios Circle, all in on to merienda because of the many
thought of Larry J. Cruz. His the style of New Yorker magazine. dishes in his many restaurants,
The Downward Spiral of America’s main business was selling antique
Filipino furniture in the latter
Later, Larry Cruz paid tribute to his
father by opening Abe Restaurant.
those that had closed and those still
around. He had experimented with
Spiritual Values seventies at the corner of Macario
Adriatico Street and Remedios
He didn't leave out his mother when
he opened Fely J’s.
different cuisines (Italian, Chinese,
Asian specialty, Middle Eastern) and
even different entertainment busi-
Circle in Ermita, Manila. But a nesses (theater, disco, bookstore).
(A Reprint from the April 25- all of us need to think about. And friend encouraged him to enliven Best-selling dishes of all the restau-
May, 2008 Edition of the Asian find the answers to! the dormant Koleksyon shop into rants were retained at those that were The cover of Malate: A Matter of
Journal) The article goes on to discuss the a café. And that simply was how still operating. He recounted how Taste, published in 2001
downward spiral of American televi- Café Adriatico was born in 1980. each was included, some of them
“The spiritual and intellectual sion programming. The sitcoms of based on his favorite dishes from The LJC restaurants operating to-
qualities of American life are seri- the 1950’s like Ozzie and Harriet, other restaurants because, like his day mostly serve Filipino food. Lo-
ously degraded, and the soul of Father Knows Best, I Married Joan, father, he was an “eater outer.” renzo's Way which in the beginning
our nation is in jeopardy.” and My Little Margie weren’t im- Much later when the book was was conceptualized by Larry Cruz as
moral or suggestive, he said. They With native batirol on display, Café almost done, he invited me again to serving Middle Eastern cooking had
Adriatico retains its Filipino identity, Café Adriatico for a group picture of to change its menu, steering it to the
“There’s a war on morality.” The were just relatively harmless enter- while still European in inspiration
tainment about family life, and they all those who contributed. Little did direction of Filipino cuisine.
Good News magazine proclaimed we know that the picture would be The first of LJC restaurants to do
in one of its recent issues, and always had a good ending. Café Adriatico’s most famous on the cover. But it meant more to that was Bistro Remedios (named
what it said is a must-read! beverage is, ironically not coffee, me because it was a record of myself after the corner street it was on). It
Then in the late ‘70s and the ‘80s, but Chocolate Eh, a thick chocolate
soap operas came into being and at LJC’s first business enterprise and was launched in 1984 some steps
The editorial, written by Clyde drink (eh for espeso or espresso). where my friends and family would away from Café Adriatico, mainly
proved to be highly profitable with When it was introduced, it came in
Kilough, began this way: “Hav- vast audience appeal. These pro- From antique shop to café, Café repair to after attending events at the featuring Pampango cooking. It was
Adriatico along Remedios Circle. a Rizal demitasse, an antique cup Cultural Center or parties in the area. the logical next step, an eating place
ing served as a ‘medic’ of some grams, like Dallas and Dynasty for made of fine china with designs
sorts on the battlefield of war for example, depicted the upside-down It seemed like a chic way to fin- that highlights Cruz's home prov-
sometimes of delicate flowers and ish the day. Larry Cruz would have ince's cuisine.
more than 30 years, I have a lot of lives of greedy, power-hungry top had the national hero Jose Rizal's
business executives who broke every scoffed at that statement but would
stories to tell. Mine are not about signature. But if the café diner paid approve when I tell him that Café Bistro Remedios, circa 1980s
flesh wounds or people dying rule of family life. The parents had close attention to what was written
children who are so maladjusted and Adriatico provided comfort food
from gunshots. Rather, I have on the menu, then the provenance of before snoozing—ensaymada with For many Manilans, the bistro was
dysfunctional that they have to be the tablea (chocolate tablets) should
been involved in trying to help chocolate eh, callos with rice, suman an introduction to sinigang sa baya-
bailed out regularly from every crisis be known. It comes from Pampanga,
many emotional and spiritual ca- sa lihiya. bas (now known as bulanglang), the
situation. Cruz’s home province, where the
sualties of a nasty civil war. This It was also a surprise when Cruz bopis (sautéed pork heart and lungs),
Larry J. Cruz dining al fresco at Café tablea has ground peanuts mixed in. asked me to contribute a recipe and crunchy kamaru (mole cricket)
war isn’t over. It is still raging, These programs and their spin-offs
Adriatico. which he wanted to put into the considered at the time as extreme
leaving no one untouched. Yet its proved too tame for jaded audiences
menu of Abe Restaurant. Since I’m cuisine.
subtlety blinds many to its dev- who demanded even more salacious-
ness. In the decades that followed, Almost 40 years after, Café Adri- not a chef or a cook, I didn’t have
astating impact! This incessant atico still stands on that corner, the any of my own. He agreed that I Sinigang na Hipon sa Bayabas, with
producers gave them what they shrimp, kangkong, and soured in guava
conflict is the war on morality.” wanted: Sex in the City, Desperate mother ship of the LJC Restaurant could choose my favorite LJC dish
Housewives, and The Jerry Springer Group that is comprised of nine res- and he would have it renamed. To
Kilough pointed out that our taurants, not including their branch- this day, many people have ordered Bistro Remedios echoes the casual
Show.” The saucy, sexed-up dramas café concept with Filipino design
survival is at stake. He said that the offered today have hit new lows. es, a bakery, a resort in Pampanga, my name when it really is Crispy
seeds of change has been sown and and the Group Catering Service. Tadyang (deep-fried beef ribs). What motifs
has taken root. That seed is called Thick, intense Chocolate Eh can be an honor.
It’s not television alone that is ordered with ensaymada or suman ( Continued on page 4 )
“the new morality” and when it was offering morally corrupt programs,
introduced into our moral culture, no Schroeder’s article explained.
one knew or could comprehend how Magazines, tabloids, and movies
that social upheaval would forever followed the same sad path. In the
change our world. 50’s, men’s magazines like True and
Argosy offered fairly wholesome and
This war on morality is discussed enjoyable reading. The emergence
more fully in the cover feature, of Playboy and other similar titles
which is the lead article entitled “Re- with their explicit content eventually
defining Morality: Why a Torrent of caused these adventure magazines to
Trouble Threatens to Engulf Us” by disappear from the shelves.
Still the same Café Adriatico façade
John Ross Schroeder. today
Then the movies followed. First, Café Adriatico is supposed to have
Schroeder wrote that this war has the mainstream movies showed
pitted moral revolutionists against ushered in the café culture in the
female nudity, then after that every- country. Larry Cruz had experi-
traditionalists in a philosophical thing went downhill. A lot of movies
clash over ethics, principles and enced cafés in Paris when his father,
became so sexual, violent or profane Emilio Aguilar Cruz, was appointed
standards. It has not been confined that they have been rated R, mean-
to mere intellectual debate, how- ambassador to the United Nations
ing that children under 17 would not Educational Scientific and Cultural
ever. The philosophies morphed into be allowed to view them without a
practices, and when social rebel- Organization (UNESCO). Thus, his
parent. Manila café defined many of the ca-
lion exploded in the ‘69s, the battle
heated up. fés that came after—having wooden
And it’s not just in entertainment furniture (not necessarily antique),
alone that the downward spiral of serving good food (not necessar-
“Today the major English-speaking morality can be seen. With some no-
nations watch as a storm of problems ily Filipino), an ambience of casual
table exceptions, national leadership ease, a watering hole which means a
draws even nearer, a storm created in all three branches of our govern-
by hostile forces that blurred and gathering place, a description that is
ment generally reflected the slid- as antique as the furniture in the first
weakened their sense of morality”, ing moral standards of the people.
Schroeder went on. year of Café Adriatico.
Consider, for example, the Supreme
Court decisions.
I’m sure that all Christians are
watching with growing concern as Roe v. Wade (1973) set aside the
the problems on this war on morality states’ constitutional right to protect
engulf us. Everyone is affected and innocent, not-yet-born human life,
impacted by it, because it is threat- striking down their laws. Abortion
ening to be a continuing battle. All became just another method of birth
indications point out that those who control, and since then 50-million
have upheld time-honored Bibli- lives have been snuffed out.
cally- based values, are on the losing
side. The other side seems to be All the elements of the quintessential
Other court decisions ordered God, café in Café Adriatico
gaining ground! And that is a cause the Bible and the Ten Command-
to worry. ments out of our public schools and
court systems. State laws forbidding
We are no longer looking at a rosy homosexual behavior were struck
future, but a future covered by the down. Long-held traditional values
dark clouds of an impending storm. the country’s internal strife. In that
were summarily cast aside by a gen- sense the nation is presently deciding
What’s more, it looks like the storm eration that thought very differently
has hit! And bringing with it un- its own destiny.”
from its progenitors.
wanted consequences.
Whatever road our nation takes,
Even here in San Diego, there was we can personally swim against the
Schroeder in his article asked some a long battle over the Mt. Soledad
very important and relevant ques- stream and begin to change what’s
Cross, which the atheists wanted re- happening right now. Could we do
tions: “If young and middle-aged moved. It only ended when the land
Americans were to ask the country’s that? How could we turn things
where the cross was located became around? Where do we start?
‘greatest generation of World War a federal domain.
II’ what they thought of our current
cultural behavior, what would the The answers are in the Bible.
Schroeder summed up his article “God is our refuge and our strength,
answer be? Would they be full of thus: “America is now fighting a
praise for our national conduct? Are an ever present help in times of
crucial civil war over moral values trouble.” (Psalm 46:1) “Trust in the
they pleased with what passes for within it own borders. Put another
entertainment on television during Lord with all your heart and lean not
way, a culture virtually devoid of on your own understanding; in all
the evening? Would they not think adherence to biblical standards,
that what’s really wrong with the ways acknowledge him, and he will
and often openly hostile to them, make your paths straight.” (Proverbs
nation is its steep moral decline over is rapidly growing right inside its
the last century?” 3:5-6) “I am the Lord, the God of all
own geographical borders. This mankind. Is anything too hard for
is the most basic manifestation of me?”(Jeremiah 32:27)
These are profound questions that
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not believe them until Tiyo Ikong port, I scrambled to use a payphone. everything from political smears to
brought us to the airport to see the I was having difficulty using the outright anti-Catholic bigotry.” On
airplanes for ourselves. device, as it was my first time to use ( Continued from page 7 ) Wednesday, he called the opposition
Ka Lita told me that at one time, such kind of a phone. Tanga pa ako to Buescher’s confirmation, along
jeepneys plying the route to Quiapo (I was naïve then). There were no taken “extreme” positions including with the questioning of the religious
along Dapitan Street would refuse payphones in Manila then. The first supporting California’s Proposition 8 beliefs of other nominees, a “weird
to stop whenever Tiyo Ikong would familiar voice I heard in America in 2008, a successful ballot initiative rebirth of McCarthyism,” accord-
hail them. Tiyo Ikong was so big beside that of my wife and daughter to overturn same-sex marriage. ing to Jason Calvi of EWTN News
he would occupy the length of two was Ka Lita’s, who had been living Nightly.
seats. Finally, he got fed up and blew with her family in Rowland Heights, Sen. Hirono asked Buescher if he
the whistle on one errant driver. a suburb of Los Angeles. I could not would end his membership in the In the Senate on Wednesday, Sen.
Although only an airport cop, he had forget her assuring voice: “Don’t Knights “to avoid any appearance McConnell noted, tongue-in-cheek,
of bias,” and if he would “recuse”
A Mother' Grief
the authority to issue traffic tickets worry, you will do well. San Diego that the “negative bombshell” on the
to jeepney drivers as well. From then is a nice area to raise kids. If you himself “from all cases in which the nominee was that he “is a practicing
on, the jeepneys would courteously have any problem, just remember I Knights of Columbus has taken a Catholic.”
stop and give him a free ride. am just a phone call away.” position”.
( Continued from page 1 ) The sudden death of Tiyo Ikong That assurance gave me enough “My goodness. Imagine that, in the
was a devastating blow, especially courage to try my luck as an im- Sen. Harris said the Knights op- United States of America: a person
When my cousin Angelita and
to his family. He was one of the first migrant, especially since my wife’s posed a woman’s “right to choose” of faith, serving in government,”
her husband Arnold celebrate their
close relatives who had passed away parents and relatives were exception- and asked Buescher if he knew about McConnell said.
44th wedding anniversary tonight,
in our closely-knitted clan. He died ally supportive. that stance when he joined, calling
I will be the second person here in
after consuming sweets. It turned During my first Christmas away the Knights “an all-male society The Knights of Columbus are
California, next to my elder cousin
out his second child, Ka Odeng from my parents in the United comprised primarily of Catholic “known among other things for their
Carding (‘Ric” to some), to have
(Rodolfo) brought home coconuts, States, I brought my family to Ka men.” She also asked the nominee love of their Catholic faith, their un-
known Ka Lita (“Angie” or “Lita” to
which the family made into sweet Lita’s house where we feasted on if he agreed with Supreme Knight paralleled commitment to charitable
her friends) the longest.
desserts. The sugar intake was too lechon parts, which she roasted in Carl Anderson’s previous statements work, and for hosting barbecues
Her mother, Tiya Monang (Simeo-
much for Tiyo Ikong and he passed her oven. I did not feel homesick. A that abortion is “the killing of the and pancake breakfasts,” he said, in
na) was the older sister of my mother
away after being rushed to the year earlier, Ka Lita and Ka Arnold, innocent on a massive scale” which response to claims of the Knights’
Itchay (Felisa). When my mother
hospital. The treatment of the disease together with her brother Carding has “resulted in more than 40 million “extreme” views.
was going to the Philippine Normal
was not as effective as it is today. (who was married to Ka Arnold’s deaths”.
College during the 1930s to earn a
teaching degree, her sisters, Tiya Only a few weeks before, he won a sister Zeny), hosted my parents
was a source of pride to his family. bet in the San Lazaro racetrack and when they visited the U.S. The two A spokesperson for the Knights said
Monang and Tiya Chuling worked
In it he wore a police uniform and brought home a brand new bed. couples brought them all over Los the hostile questions hearkened back
at a buttons factory to help support
stood next to a motorcycle. He was With the sudden loss of the fam- Angeles and San Diego, giving them to a “sad history of anti-Catholic big-
their family. During the 1950s, all
very fat. He looked like the popu- ily’s breadwinner, his older children the ultimate treat they were not able otry” in the U.S.
the children and the families of my
maternal grandparents lived in a lar Filipino comedian at that time, became working students. Ka Lita to give to their own parents, who by
Vicente Liwanag. had then become a beautiful young then had passed away. Archbishop Charles Chaput of
cluster of homes on Pepin Street,
In fact, when my cousins and I woman when she started working Looking back, I now realized Ka Philadelphia also rebuked the ques-
and we spent our childhood often
watched an old 1950s movie of the as a secretary to my dad. We were Lita had become more than a cousin tioning in his weekly column on Jan.
together, playing in the neighbor-
comedy team of Pugo and Tugo in living in an apartment on the second to me. She was like an older sister. 9, writing that that “[t]he sheer ig-
hood streets of Sampaloc, Manila,
the 1960s, Tiyo Ikong’s was the butt floor of our printing press in Quiapo, I am very proud of the fact our norance, not to mention injustice, in
Philippines, until late in the evening.
of joke. There was a scene at the Manila. Suitors would swarm over family, through generations, have the senators’ describing the Knights
However, Ka Lita was six years
airport where Tiyo Ikong worked her. The young men, to get closer to helped each other. Her mother, Tiya as “extreme” would be baffling – if
older than I; hence, we did not hang
as an airport police. Tugo, the fat Ka Lita’s heart, also wooed us, her Monang, helped my mother become it weren’t part of pattern of big-
out when we were children. My
partner to the thin Pugo, like Stan younger cousins. We were bribed a teacher by helping support their oted thinking already sanctified by
contemporary and playmate was her
Laurel to Oliver Hardy, passed by with goodies, even money. Our family as a buttons factory worker other senators like Dianne Feinstein
youngest brother Rey, and during
the much heavier Tiyo Ikong. He booming enterprise, however, was before the war. My parents, on the (D-CA) in her vulgar 2017 grilling
my teen years, I also hung out with
was surprised to see somebody fatter cut short when a dashing young man, other hand, helped Ka Lita dur- of now-Judge Amy Coney Barrett
her brother Carding. But when their
than he, and scratched his head as Arnold Agravante, swept her off her ing her time of need, and she was (“The dogma lives loudly within
father, Tiyo Ikong (Teodorico, Sr.)
the audience laughed. By then our feet. The lovebirds eloped and had a there for me when it was my turn you, and that’s a concern”).”
suddenly died due to complications
of diabetes in his forties in Septem- clan had already moved to Quezon grand wedding soon after. That was to be helped. Angelita has become
City, a suburb of Manila during the forty-four years ago today. the “angel” from which her parents Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) also
ber of 1957, Ka Lita and her eldest
early 1960s. My cousins and I would named her, as she was the only girl defended Buescher in a July 18 state-
brother Ka Toy (Teodorico Jr.) and
gather at my grandmother’s house. First time in a family of five boys. ment, saying that “[t]his has been a
younger brother Ka Mawel (Em-
As relatives of an airport police- On her 44th wedding anniversary long process and we’ve had to fight
manuel) eventually worked in the
printing press of my father. man, we were able to visit the airport I remember vividly when I first today, all I wish is for her to count
and see airplanes during airport open arrived here in the United States in her blessings, and realize the posi-
Ten years old houses. At first we could not believe
an airplane could be as big as many
November 18, 1982. I was wor-
ried about my uncertain future even
tive impact she has had on so many
people. That would be enough for ASIAN JOURNAL
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Now yes, the dealers are going
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that leaves everyone, if got giddy
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“On the road again, just can’t wait
Vacation 2019 change. Silly us. But as we got to get on the road again…” Tran. Contributors: Ernie Delfin; Dr. Ed Gamboa; Atty. Rogelio
farther into it, we decided to do a bit Karagdag; and Bill Labestre, MBA.
more. As you read this my family and
Getting ready for a trip is is unlike seeing it any other way. I are out on the road on vacation.
In a car you can stop when the Personally, I’m glad we did. I don’t We’re having a safer, more secure In Pursuit of Excellence:
sometimes the most important want to even think about being out Eugenio “Ego” Osin, 1946-1994
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probably travel in one of the least
scorching summer day and have the
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vacations yet? If you’re like family is large). Well, least expen- brakes go out / the radiator boil over stop is a swimming pool. Dr. Rizalino “Riz” Oades, 1935 - 2009
most people, you started thinking sive if you don’t use much gas, make / a fan belt break. And I really don’t
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Nominee grilled
over Knights "TAWA'T TULA"
of Columbus
ni Joe Cabrera
confirmed as
federal judge "Genie In the Bottle"
Washington D.C., Jul 24, 2019
/ 04:15 pm (CNA).- The Senate May tatlong barkada, akong nalalaman
on Wednesday voted to confirm Doon sa Foreign Legion, nangagpalistahan
Brian Buescher, a judicial nomi- Pag-tapos ng duty, sila'y nag-pasyalan
nee grilled by two senators last Jungle ng Africa, ang kinasuotan
year over his membership in the
Knights of Columbus. Buescher
Anim na buwang singkad, na sila'y nawala
will now become a U.S. District
Judge in Nebraska. Sa lawak ng gubat, nagmukhang kawawa
Sa pag-labas doon, di sila matugma
“I can’t believe I need to repeat it Kaya*t nag-give-up na, tatlong mandirigma
here in the U.S. Capitol, but there
is nothing about living out one’s
faith that is disqualifying for public Eh, kung bakit naman, ka-lalakad nila
service. To the contrary, what the Isang boteng basyo, kanilang nakita
Constitution does forbid is imposing At sa loob nito, Genie'ng nakatira
any kind of religious test for public
office,” Senate Majority Leader Sabay dampot sila, eto na'ng pag asa
Mitch McConnell (R-Kent.) stated
on the Senate Floor on Wednesday "Di nga ba't may kwentong, pag 'ya'y pinawalan
before the vote.
Tayo ay bibigyan, tatlong kahilingan
The Senate on Wednesday voted Subukin na natin, nang mapatunayan"
51-40 to confirm Buescher, with nine Kaya nga't ang tapon, inalis kapagkwan
senators not voting. The vote fell
along party lines, with Sen. Angus
King (I-Maine) voting No. "Ho-ho-ho, ho-ho-ho!" ang sa Genie'ng sigaw
"Tatlong kahilingan, sa inyo'y papataw
Several presidential candidates,
Sens. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.),
Tig-iisa kayo, come let us do it now
Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Bernie Sand- Before ang bisa ko, ay biglang pumanaw"
ers (I-Vt.), Kamala Harris (D-Calif.),
Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), Kirsten Humiling ang una, "ako'y tulungan mo
Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), and Elizabeth
Warren (D-Mass.) did not vote. 0 Mahal na Genie, sobra'ng lungkot dito
Sa syudad kong New York, ay ibalik mo ko"
During his confirmation hearings, Isang kisap-mata, sa New York sya kamo.
Buescher faced pointed questions
over his membership in the Knights
of Columbus, and over the organiza- Itong pangalawa, gayon din ang hiling
tion’s “extreme” opposition to abor- Saya sa Maynila, ang hiling nya mandin
tion and same-sex marriage, by U.S.
Senators Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) Ito pong si Genie, mapagbigay pa rin
and Kamala Harris. 'Sang kumpas ng kamay, nilipad si Delfin

A series of written questions sent

by Sen. Hirono to Buescher in
Ito pong pangatlo, ay mukhang tulala
December stated that the Knights Sa namasdan ay di, makapaniwala
"Aba'y humiling na," ang kay Genie'ng badya
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"At nang ako naman, lubusang lumaya."

Di kanginsa-ginsa'y, humiling na ang Dick

Na sya po sa tatlo, tanga't isip itik
'This is a lonely place, with no one to speak
Dal'wa kong kasama, ngayon din ibalik!"

Wherever you are...

“Wherever you are, be there to- past or worried about the future.
tally. If you find you’re here and If we can acknowledge our fear,
now intolerable and it makes you we can realize that right now we
unhappy, you have three options: are okay. Right now, today, we
remove yourself from the situa- are still alive, and our bodies are
tion, change it, or accept it totally. working marvellously. Our eyes
If you want to take responsibility can still see the beautiful sky. Our
for your life, you must choose ears can still hear the voices of
one of those three options, and our loved ones.”
you must choose now. Then ac- – Thich Nhat Hahn
cept the consequences.” ****
– Eckhart Tolle “The truth is the only thing
**** you’ll ever run into that has no
“Fear keeps us focused on the agenda.” – Adyashanti

Break a leg
Why do we tell actors to “break Yesterday I saw a guy spill all
a leg?” his Scrabble letters on the road. I
Because every play has a cast. asked him, “What’s the word on
the street?”
**** ****
Helvetica and Times New Ro- Once my dog ate all the Scrabble
man walk into a bar. tiles. For days he kept leaving
“Get out of here!” shouts the little messages around the house.
bartender. “We don’t serve your

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Spiritual Life
What does our Guardian Angel do after we die?
A guardian angel's mission those the angels protect. This mis- and holiness. divine will.
does not end with death; it con- sion continues until the soul reaches In any of these three possible During these days, let us remember
tinues until we achieve union union with God. scenarios (heaven, purgatory or hell) that we can join the guardian angels
Nonetheless, we must remember the holy angel will always rejoice at of those we love who have died, so
with God that after death we must face a God’s judgment, because the angel the angels may take our prayers to
Fr. Antonio Maria Cardenas, ORC
particular judgment in which the is perfectly and totally united to the God, and he may show his mercy.
soul in God’s presence may choose

Experienced in Battle
between opening itself to God’s love
Regarding guardian angels, the or definitively rejecting his love and
Catechism of the Catholic Church forgiveness, thus renouncing joyful
17th Sunday in Ordinary Time teaches in number 336 that “from communion with him forever (see
infancy to death, human life is John Paul II, General Audience, Jesus, Savior, who have deigned to come into my heart, drive away

Perseverance, perseverance! surrounded by their watchful care August 4, 1999). these distractions which are keeping me from talking to You.
and intercession.” If the soul decides to enter com- Jesus answered me, I want you to become like a knight experi-
It is a system that the less influential It is clear from this text that we munion with God, it joins its angel in enced in battle, who can give orders to others amid the exploding
Joke of the week: A pious Irishman
and his friend, a sinner, were travel- members of the community get what enjoy the protection and vigilance praising the One and Triune God for shells. In the same way, My child, you should know how to master
ing to America on an ocean liner. A they want from their “padrino” who all eternity. yourself amid the greatest difficulties, and let nothing drive you
of our guardian angels even at the Nonetheless, if it happens that the
terrible storm came up and the ship normally has the power, the wealth moment of death. These angels away from Me, not even your falls (Diary, 1823).
began tossing and rocking merci- and the right connections with the soul is “in a condition of being open My Prayer Response:
don’t only accompany us in this to God, but still imperfectly, the jour-
lessly. Word began to spread to ev- rich and famous. Rightly used, the Lord Jesus, Your coming into my heart by Holy Communion
eryone, including the crew, to pray. “padrino” system offers the “haves” earthly life; their action extends ney toward full beatitude requires a
into the next life. purification, which the faith of the strengthens me to enter into the battle of promoting Your message of
A sinner stood aside and watched. the chance to help the “have-nots.” the Divine Mercy. Help me to become experienced in battle. May I
Things began to look desperate. As Carried to the extreme, the system In order to understand the rela- Church illustrates in the doctrine of
the pious one was praying, he looked becomes a tool for the powerful to tionship that continues to exist ‘purgatory'” (John Paul II, General always be faithful to You.
take advantage of the powerless. Audience, August 4, 1999). * The words of Jesus appear in boldface type -- Diary of St. Maria Faustina
up and saw his friend had fallen to between angels and human beings In this case the angel, which is Kowalska: Divine Mercy in My Soul © 1987 Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Concep-
his knees and was praying as well. Graft and corruption thrive when during our passing from this life tion of the B.V.M. Excerpted from Divine Mercy Minutes with Jesus: Praying Daily on
He stopped his own praying, nudged the powerful exploit the powerless holy and pure and lives in the pres- Jesus' Words from the Diary of St. Faustina by Rev. George W. Kosicki, CSB © 2010
to the next, we must understand ence of God, neither needs nor can
his sinner friend, and pleaded, “Shhh that are in dire need of basic human Marian Press
necessities, such as employment,
that angels have been “sent to participate in the purification of its
… don’t let God know you are here
or ‘twill be the end of us all.” medical treatment, food, shelter and serve, for the sake of those who ward’s soul. What the guardian angel
can and does do is intercede for its
Scriptures: First Reading: Genesis
clothing. In most instances, a poor
Filipino will, literally “sell his own
are to inherit salvation” (Hebrews
1:14). Similarly, Saint Basil the protected soul before the throne of DIVINE MERCY CHAPLET
18: 20-32. Abraham is an example of soul,” to be able to get a decent job Great teaches that no one can God and seek help among the people
perseverance in prayer. His ques- to support himself and his family. on earth so as to bring prayers to its
deny that “beside each believer ward, in order that it may thus leave How to Recite the Chaplet of
tion, “Should not the judge of the The Filipino saying is so true; “Ang stands an angel as protector and
world act with justice?” reveals what taong nagigipit sa patalim man ay purgatory. Divine Mercy
shepherd leading him to life” Those souls who decide to reject
Abraham is well aware of – God’s kakapit” (A person in need would
mercy. God really cares, answers even hold on to a sharp blade.) (CCC 336). definitively the love and forgiveness The Chaplet of Mercy is recited
That is to say the primary mission of God, thus renouncing joyful com-
all prayers and listens to a just legal using ordinary rosary beads of
It sounds phenomenal that in of guardian angels is the salvation of munion with him for all time (John
case. Second Reading: Colossians 2: five decades. At the National
today’s Gospel Jesus wants us to go mankind: that each of us enters the Paul II, General Audience, July 21,
12-14. Paul confirms to the Colos- Shrine of Divine Mercy in
ahead and nag his Father with our life of union with God. This mission 1999), also renounce and reject the
sians that “even when you were dead
prayers. Nagging, however, is often includes the assistance that guardian joyful friendship with their guardian Stockbridge, Massachusetts the
in transgressions,” incapable to pray
negatively understood. In today’s angels give to souls at the moment angel. In this terrible situation the Chaplet is preceded by two
and hope, God hears their prayers
Gospel it is presented as persistence. when they present themselves before angel praises God’s divine justice opening prayers from the
because they were forgiven through
Jesus wants us to knock repeat- God.
Christ. Gospel: Luke 11:1-13. Luke, Diary of Saint Faustina and
more than the other evangelists, edly, to seek constantly, and to ask The Fathers of the Church speak Prayer to the followed by a closing prayer.
endlessly. Why is that? Because he of this mission when they say that Blessed Virgin
presents the prayer life of Jesus.
wants us to establish an intimate guardian angels are present with the
Prayer is not a sporadic occurrence Optional Opening Prayer
personal relationship with his Father soul at the moment of death, and (Never Known to fail)
but an essential part of Jesus’ life. At
who is also our Father. When one protect it from the last attacks of OH, MOST BEAUTIFUL
the beginning of his public ministry
reaches this intimacy, then he will be demons. FLOWER OF MT. CARMEL, You expired, Jesus, but the source
and after his baptism, Jesus was at
asking only for what God wants to Saint Aloysius Gonzaga (1568– fruitful vine, splendor of Heaven, of life gushed forth for souls,
prayer. At the end of his earthly life,
give us: The Holy Spirit. Part of the 1591) taught that at the moment Bless Mother of the Son of God,
at the Garden of Gethsemane and and the ocean of mercy opened
problems with our prayer is our lack when the soul leaves the body, it is Immaculate Virgin, assist me in my
on the cross, he was at prayer to his up for the whole world. O Fount
of persistence. We easily get worn accompanied and consoled by its necessity. Oh Star of the Sea, help
Father. of Life, unfathomable Divine
out; we right away lose hope and get guardian angel so that the soul can me and show me here you are my
present itself confidently before the Mercy, envelop the whole world
Reflection: Prayer has always been distracted from our focus. Be per- Mother. Oh Holy Mary, Mother of
sistent. Persevere. Ask continuously Judgment Seat of God. The angel, God, Queen of heaven and earth. I and empty Yourself out upon us
understood as dialogue or conver-
day in and day out, like the persistent according to this saint, presents the humbly beseech you from the bot- O Blood and Water, which gushed Jesus, I Trust in You!
sation with God. It is the human
neighbor in today’s Gospel. merits of Christ so that the soul can tom of my heart to succor me in my forth from the Heart of Jesus as a
response to God revealing himself
find support in them at the moment necessity (make a request). There
to mankind. This response takes a fountain of Mercy for us, I trust in You!.
Here are some words of advice of its particular judgment. Once the are none that can withstand your
variety of forms – from personal and
from Howard Whitman so that we Divine Judge has pronounced his power. O Mary, conceived without
individual to communal and liturgi- Begin with the Our Father, the Hail Mary and the Apostle's Creed:
may remain firmly persistent in our sentence, if the soul is sent to purga- sin pray for us who have recourse
cal. Prayer can be said intimately
prayers. “We don’t get what we want tory, it will be visited frequently by to thee (three times).
in private or conducted publicly Our Father
every time we pick up the spiritual its guardian, who will comfort and Say this prayer for three consecu-
and communally through liturgical Our Father, Who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name;
phone (in prayer); any more that we console it, bringing the prayers that tive days & then you must publish
rites. There are also various types of
get what we want every time we pick have been offered for it, and assuring & it will be granted to you. — MB Thy kingdom come; Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.
prayer, such as adoration, contrition,
up the phone in our office. But if we the soul of its future liberation. Give us this day our daily bread; and forgive us our trespasses as
thanksgiving, supplication (ACTS).
… if the soul is sent to purgatory, we forgive those who trespass against us; and lead us not into
Contrition implores God’s mercy telephone J.B. and he says he won’t
it will be visited frequently by its Prayer to the Holy
and forgiveness, supplication asks sign the contract, we don’t hurl Spirit temptation, but deliver us from evil, Amen.
our office phone out the window. guardian, who will comfort and con-
God’s help for special need, and ado-
No more should we throw out our sole it, bringing the prayers that have
ration and thanksgiving are to praise HOLY SPIRIT THOU MAKE Hail Mary
spiritual telephone just because we been offered for it, and assuring the
God for his goodness and blessings. ME SEE EVERYTHING and Hail Mary, full of grace. The Lord is with thee. Blessed art thou
don’t get what we want – or think we soul of its future liberation.
Whatever forms and types prayer show me the way to reach my
want.” In this way it is understandable that amongst women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
take, it manifests man’s faith and ideal. You who give me the divine
the help and mission of the guardian Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at
trust in God whose providence rules gift to forgive and forget the wrong
Quotation of the week: We can do angel does not end with the death of the hour of our death, Amen.
the world. In the Mediterranean cul- that is done to me and who are in

Act of Consecration
ture, a person would rely on a patron nothing unless divine aid supports all instances of my life with me.
to obtain what he needs. Of course, us. This divine aid is at hand for I, in this short dialogue, want to The Apostle's Creed

to the Immaculate
there is exists a “quid pro quo” (this all who seek it with truly humble thank you for everything and con- I believe in God, the Father Almighty, Creator of Heaven and
for that) agreement between the and devout heart. To seek thus is to firm once more that I never want earth; and in Jesus Christ, His only Son, Our Lord, Who was
patron and the petitioner. Filipinos sigh for divine aid in fervent prayer.
Heart of Mary
to be separated from you no matter conceived by the Holy Ghost, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered
can relate well with this mental- Prayer then is the mother and origin how great the material desires may
ity, because the “padrino” (patron) of every upward striving of the soul. under Pontius Pilate, was crucified; died, and was buried.
be. I want to be with you and my He descended into Hell; the third day He arose again from the
system is very strong among them. St. Bonaventure. VIRGIN MARY, MOTHER OF love ones in your perpetual glory.
GOD AND OUR MOTHER, to Amen. dead; He ascended into Heaven, sitteth at the right hand of God,
your Immaculate Heart we conse- A person must pray this 3 con- the Father Almighty; from thence He shall come to judge the
crate ourselves, in an act of total secutive days without stating one's living and the dead. I believe in the Holy Spirit, the holy Catholic
entrustment to the Lord. wishwill be granted no matter how Church, the communion of saints, the forgiveness of sins,
By You we will be led to Christ. difficult may be. Promise to publish
By Him and with Him we will be the resurrection of the body, and the life everlasting. Amen.
led to the Father. this soon as your favor has been
We will walk in the light of faith, granted. — MB Then, on the large bead before each decade:
and we will do everything so that
the world may believe that Jesus OUR MOTHER OF Eternal Father, I offer you the Body and Blood,
Christ is the One sent by the Fa- PERPERTUAL HELP
ther. Soul and Divinity, of Your Dearly Beloved Son,
With Him we wish to carry His Our Lord, Jesus Christ, in atonement for our sins
Love and Salvation to the ends of MOTHER OF PERPETUAL
HELP, WOMAN OF ETERNAL and those of the whole world.
the earth.
Under the protection of your Im- HOPE, your woedless gaze tells
maculate Heart, we will be one me so much about you. Your know- On the ten small beads of each decade, say:
People with Christ. We will be ing eyes look upon me with tender
witnesses of His Resurrection. By love. While your left hand supports For the sake of His sorrowful Passion,
Him we will be led to the Father, the Child Jesus, your right hand is
for the glory of the Most Holy have mercy on us and on the whole world.
ready to receive me . Just as Jesus
Trinity, Whom we adore, praise feels the beating of your heart. So
and bless forever. Amen. you encourage me to draw close to Conclude with (Say 3 Times):
-- Adelina Moore & Ines Toribio
you and to lead a life of hope and
holiness. Just as his scandal will Holy God, Holy Mighty One, Holy Immortal One,
tall on the ground, through your have mercy on us and on the whole world.
intercession may God help me as
I stumble and fall. Never let me be Optional Closing Prayer
parted from you and your son, Je-
sus. Lady of love, you invited me
to the place my hand where jesus Eternal God, in whom mercy is endless and the treasury of
fingers touch yours- near a heart of compassion inexhaustible, look kindly upon us and increase
endless hope, so that I may be unit- Your mercy in us, that in difficult moments we might not
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Arts & Culture

A Glimpse of
Ilonggo History
by Dinggol Araneta
Dinggol is an Ilonggo Historian of modern times.
He is a Lover of Nature by profession; a Genealogist
by avocation and an Advocate of Federalism.

Magandang Araw Po
The Molo of Long Ago Magandang araw po --- ang bati nina Totoy at Ninay
magandang araw naman, sagot nina tatay at nanay
sa opisina man at sa bahay ito din ang batian
nakakagaan ng katawan at masarap pakinggan.

Salitang madaling bigkasin at magandang madinig

Anne College of Iloilo were added the hometown of the Blessed Pedro mula sa kahit sinong ang hangad ay kanais-nais
in later years. Molo has also two Calungsod, a catechist who died a may sayang idinudulot sa mensaheng sinasambit
first-class hotels with reasonable martyr at Guam on April 1672 and ang pagpapala ng Diyos, sa iyo nawa'y sumapit.
rates, the Hotel del Rio and La Fiesta beatified recently by Pope John Paul.
Hotel. This is borne by the fact that even
today many of the Calungsod family Mula sa pagkabata ay kinagisnan ko na ito
Charitable and Religious Institu- who is “Tumandok” or natives of mga katagang pagbati na turo ng magulang ko
tions: Molo abound in Molo, especially maging sa paaralan sinasabi ng mga guro
along the Compania Street area. siya naming natutunan sampu ng aking kalaro.
Along Avanceña Street in Molo Incidentally, many Filipinos are
going to Villa Arevalo still stand eagerly awaiting the impending Sa pagbating ito ay nais ko lang ipaalam
Asilo de Molo, the only orphanage canonization of another Saint from ang nais ko lamang sabihin ay mabubuting bagay
in Western Visayas founded in 1934 Molo, the first Ilonggo nun -Mother
by Vincentian Fr. German Villazan Rosario Arroyo.” --dinggol.d~~~
hindi 'to mahirapmakamit magsumikap ka lamang
(By DinggolAranetaDivinagracia- In the field of Journalism, famous together with Doña Pilar Advincula at natitiyak ko na makakamit mo ang tagumpay.
IlonggoNationMovement) vernacular writers were: Jimeno de Javellana and Doña Adela Liza
Damaso, Angel Magahum, Sr. , vda. de Mapa and being managed Tanging payo ko lang ay huwag panghinaan ng loob
Rosendo Mejica and Hernando by the Daughters of Charity. It is lo- sisikat muli ang araw kahit mamaya'y lulubog
Prologue: (July 26, 2019) Locsin Siscar. cated on the lot generously donated sa matiyagang sikap at budhing 'di mapag-imbot
by Don Ignacio Pidal Arroyo. It is ang iyong mga minimithi siguradong maaabot.
"A tribute to the good people of within this area where the Mother
"Parian" now MOLO in the City houses of religious congregations in
Iloilo, Philippines on the occa- the Philippines -- Dominican Sisters Copyright 2019 by Virginia Ferrer. All rights reserved.
sion of their Annual Fiesta today of the Most Holy Rosary founded in
the 26th of July in honor of their 1925 by the first Ilonggo nun Mother
Patroness La Nuestra Señora de Rosario Arroyo and of the Mill Hill
Missionaries since 1906. Molo also
Santa Ana. housed the Carmelite Sisters in the
Philippines before it transferred to
Santa Ana was the mother of the Sambag, in the District of Jaro.
Blessed Virgin Mary, whose name Presently, there are three (3) Catho-
is modernized as "Mama Mary". lic parishes in Molo; the original
Mary or Maria is the favorite St. Anne's parish, Our Lady of the
name emulated and perpetuated Miraculous Medal in Calumpang
by parents for their newly born and San Jose Obrero in Fundidor.
female babies in Christiandom.
The Peaceful Chinese Invasion of
While by the names of "Maryam Molo.
and Meriam" in the Muslim
world." --dinggol.d~~~ Earlier in Manila, immigrants
The first Miss Philippines and from China were herded to stay in 13th of the Month Fatima Devotion
national suffragette Pura Garcia
Molo dubbed as the "Athens of
the Philippines" produced many Villanueva-Kalaw, likewise, was an
the Chinese Trading Center called
"Parian". After the Sangley Revolt of Divine Mercy #shrine Encinitas
illustrious sons and daughters avid "Women's rights advocate". She 1603, this was destroyed and burned
was a weekly contributor to the "El to the ground by the Spanish authori- pray
who excelled in their respective Tiempo" -Iloilo's most popular news- ties. Three (3) decades later, Chinese
field of endeavors. paper in Western Visayas and she Traders built a new and much bigger
was also a contributor to Metropoli- Parian near Intramuros.
Military Generals during the 1898 tan periodicals with articles, which On July 17, 1679, a royal decree
Revolution: Pablo S. Araneta, Angel mostly dwelt on feminine rights. issued during the administration of
Corteza, Raymundo A. Melliza;
Gov. Juan de Vargas compelled all Divine Mercy Shrine in Encinitas, CA.
Molo born Juan "Tan Juan" Araneta, Institutions for Learning:
Marciano S. Araneta, Aniceto L.
local unmarried Chinese to live in
the Parian and all married Chinese to
Are you part of the story?
Lacson who initially fought in Bago, During the Spanish era Molo was stay in Binondo.
La Carlota and Talisay respectively known as the educational center of Similar Chinese enclaves or Parian
in the Island of Negros. the Philippines; thus, the monicker were later established in Camarines
"Athens of the Philippines". Sur, Cebu, and Iloilo.
In the annals of history, only the It was perhaps, because it was the Many Chinese who fled South-
Araneta-Soriano family of Molo only town in the country which had ern China during the reign of the
have three (3) brothers who had four (4) Colleges -- Colegio de Santa despotic Qing dynasty (1644-1912)
served in the upper echelons of three Ana of the Avanceña sisters (Jovita in the 18th century and arrived in
(3) revolutionary government at and Ramona), The Centro Escolar de Maynilad; finally, decided to sail
the same time; Gen. Pablo (Estado Molo of the Salas brothers (Perfecto farther south and landed at the port
Federal de Bisayas), Gen. Marciano and Fernando), the Instituto Ense- of Batiano river to settle in “Parian”
(Negros Republic) and Don Grego- nanza Libre de Molo of Manuel permanently --near La Villa Rica de
rio (Malolos Republic). Locsin and Escuela Publica. Arevalo in Iloilo. They intermarried April 13,
April 2015
13, 2015 May 13, 2014
In 1905, during the American re- with the locals, some with Spanish
In the Judiciary: Ramon Avanceña gime, Don Rosendo Mejica founded
became the Chief Justice of the
mestizos and became the progeni- Divine Mercy shrine grounds Thank you to all our volunteers!
Baluarte Elementary School by con- tors of the Locsin, Lacson, Sayson,
Supreme Court, Gregorio S. Araneta structing a nipa building in front of Pison, Ditching, Layson, Ganzon,
was Secretary-General of the Ma- his own home across Baluarte Street what you will see: the 20-footSolemnity
cross of Christ mercy
divine the Kingprayer
2014 warriors juliet
Sanson, Quimsing, Consing, Yulo,
lolos Congress and first Secretary near Batiano river in Molo. This on the hill top. (the stations of the brandell and ronald sarte are
Yusay, Tinsay, Jocson, Jason and
of Justice, Felicisimo Feria, and became the first public elementary cross and the grotto of our lady of among the many volunteers who
other Chilonggo families.
Raymundo A. Melliza. school in the country. Don Rosendo the rosary are also on the site but come to pray at the site every month.
Many descendants of these Sino-
was the owner, operator, and editor Ilonggo would later build their mag- not visible from the street.)
In the Philippine Senate: Jose of "Makinaugalingon" the first ver- nificent mansions as ancestral homes
Ma. Arroyo, Esteban de la Rama, nacular daily in Western Visayas that Join us on the 13th of each Month at front of the San Dieguito Unified School
at Molo in the city of Iloilo.
Franklin Drilon, Rodolfo Ganzon, was popular to Hiligaynon /Ilonggo 2:00 pm to pray the Rosary, the Chaplet District (between Westlake St and
Esperidion Guanco, Potenciano Tre- readers since 1913 until 1942 when of Divine Mercy and the Way of the Delphinium St).
Gourmet delight
ñas, Francisco Villanueva, Francisco world war II began and the Japanese Cross at the Divine Mercy #shrine Remember:
Zulueta, and Jose C. Zulueta. invaded Iloilo. Molo is famous for "Pancit Molo" grounds (vacant land with 20-ft Cross 1. Park on street and walk up to the
In 1941, the Iloilo City High School the nationally-known soup deli- across from San Dieguito Unified site.
Among the congressmen were: was opened in Molo; which eventu- cacy, favorite in restaurants even in School District) in Encinitas CA. 2. No restroom facilities on site.
Amando Avanceña, Rodolfo T. ally, became the first "free" public Manila and abroad. The brick-oven
Ganzon, Fernando Salas and Jose high school in the whole Philip- When: 13th of the Month 3. Dress for the outdoors (jackets,
baked quality cookies and pastries
Locsin Sian, and the delegates to pines inclusive of books and school of the Molo County Bake Shop, and Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm hats, comfortable walking shoes for
the Constitutional Convention were supplies during the time of the Where: 701 Encinitas Blvd, Encinitas uphill hike)
the century-old recipe of Panaderia
Manuel Locsin and Efrain Treñas. "Timawa" Iloilo City Mayor Rodolfo Ca 92024 (not an actual address; for We hope you can join us every month.
de Molo is favorite “Pasalubong”
"Roding" Ganzon. In the 1960s, the among travelers. driving directions only) or Google Thank you and God bless! - DMHFSC*
The "Parianons" who served first college of medicine in Panay
as governor of Iloilo Province “divine mercy shrine encinitas” JESUS, I trust in you!
was opened by the Iloilo Doctor's How Molo got its name:
were: Mariano P. Arroyo, Amando College along Infante Avenue, the
Avanceña, Timoteo Consing, Sr. , boundary of Molo and City proper. Take I-5. Exit Encinitas Blvd. Go east Zarina (619) 890-2789
Many believe that during frequent
Raymundo A. Melliza, Jose Yulo- Along M.H.del Pilar Steet also in raids by Moro pirates in the past, about 1.4 miles. Site is on vacant land Rowena (619) 962-8185
Regalado, Gregorio Yulo, Mariano Molo is the main site of the pioneer with cross on hill along Encinitas Blvd in Gen (619) 851-9547
the Chinese in Parian, who found
Yulo, and Jose C. Zulueta. private maritime school in the whole difficulty in pronouncing the letter
Philippines -- the John B. Lacson "R", shouted Molo! Molo! Molo!... * The DIVINE MERCY HILLS FOUNDATION OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA (DMHFSC) is dedicated to the design,
Serving as Iloilo City Mayor from Maritime University Foundation, development and maintenance of a DIVINE MERCY #shrine for the purpose of spreading to an aching world the Divine
instead of Moro; hence, the place
Molo were: Leopoldo Ganzon and Inc. (originally Iloilo Maritime Mercy message and devotion. This shrine will draw people of all nations, cultures and beliefs to a vessel with which they are to
came to be called Molo.
his son Rodolfo "Roding" Ganzon. Academy) which was declared a few keep coming in prayer for graces to the fountain of mercy — the image of Divine Mercy. The Foundation is a 501(c)3
Likewise, Mansueto "Mansing" years ago as one of the best mari- non-profit organization. Visit the Divine Mercy Hills Foundation of Southern California website at
Malabor and Jerry P. Treñas. time schools in the whole world. St. www.divinemercy724.com or email divinemercyshrinesofsc@gmail.com for more information or if you would
Therese-MTC Colleges, Inc. and St. “The Ilonggos claim that Molo is like to donate time, talent or treasure to this project.
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Complicated Affairs The Impact of Family Involvement at the

College Level
by Shari Glasser, Mediaplanet This relationship influences pecially true for the first-generation

The Godfather the student’s ability to adapt to and underserved students and fami-
new situations, make decisions lies. For example, Marquez (2017)
At the end of each academic independently and accept the con- in “Cultivating Chicana/o Latina/o
year, one Western Michigan Student Success Through Parental
sequences — both positive and Engagement in Higher Education,”
University instructor asks his negative — of those decisions.
graduating seniors a question: says, “The notion of ‘by any means
Chapter 11 of " Complicated Af- for the mayor who got elected three busy night before. necessary’ captures the array of sup-
fairs" by Simeon G. Silverio, Jr. times. When the law prohibited him “You know you’re graduating in Thriving through change port that parents provide, whether it
from running for re-election the ONE EVENING, BOBBY GOT a few short weeks. Who most in- be saving up financially to help pay

fourth time, he had his wife run on fluenced your success during the Adjusting to college life is a for books and tuition or driving far
his behalf. When his wife exhausted FRIEND DANNY. college years?” The overriding whole new world for an incom- distances to do their part in making
anny lived a rela- her three-term limit, her husband “How is your business there in response (well over 50 percent ing student. Students often feel sure their students were successful.”
tively comfortable was eligible to run again. Manila?” Bobby, a medical doctor in Accordingly, many higher educa-
of each class) for many years has apprehensive about moving into a
life during this The practice had become common San Diego, asked.
been, “my parents, my family.” new living environment, espe- tion institutions are committed to
period. He had his $1,400-a- in the Philippines as elected officials “Medyo mahirap (A little diffi- providing intentional engagement
considered their public office as their cult),” Danny responded. Student responses consistently cially with someone they don’t and educational opportunities for
month pension, some earn- personal business, the source of their Bobby knew when his childhood emphasize the impact of a strong know, navigating the academic families and other student support-
ings from his off-track bet- wealth, for they would often dip friend would answer that way, he family foundation that encourages rigor of college courses, manag- ers so they can be better prepared to
ting business, and winnings illegally into the public coffers. The would ask for money. He did not resiliency and determination. ing finances, and making social support and promote their student’s
from the racetracks. Mindy, term limits were meant to prevent mind giving him a hundred dollars connections. The need for family success into and through the college
political dynasties and families from occasionally, considering Danny was A wider support network connectivity is highlighted by years.
his wife, could have not perpetuating themselves in power— almost like a brother. Shari Glasser, Director of Family
asked for more. She did not these limits were a big joke. “Can you lend me $100?” Danny various student comments that
Higher educational institutions include, “being on my own was Engagement, Western Michigan Uni-
have to work and was con- The generous free movies for senior asked.
are increasingly aware of and versity, us.editorial@mediaplanet.
citizens ordinance were problematic As before, Bobby was willing to scary,” “no one was there to
tent staying home and taking as well. Since some movie passes help. responsive to the various family take care of me,” and “I wish I’d
care of her two daughters. were given away for free, the movie “Okay, I’ll send it to you tomor- constellations of this generation. known what I was getting into.”
Eventually, however, this
was not enough for her.
producers and theater owners were
left to shoulder the financial toll.
row,” he promised.
It had been a while since Danny
No longer is the two-parent (mom
and dad) family the assumed Students may experience shattered County
They did not find the movie business asked for money. Bobby was curi- norm. Extended family, guard- expectations of college life being ( Continued from page 11 )
Although she did not have to worry profitable anymore, resulting in the ous. ians, mentors and a host of other perfect and finding out that it is sim- Lakeside 92040
about working and surviving like eventual death of the local movie “Why do you need the money?” he ply hard work, sometimes realizing 6 p.m., Wednesday, July 31 – Bon-
adults support students through-
the other housewives in the city, industry. It would just be a matter of that high school study skills don’t sall Community Center, 31505 Old
time when the senior citizens, who “My girlfriend is pregnant,” Danny out their lives and are actively measure up to college expectations.
she grew bored. She suspected her River Road, Bonsall 92003
handsome husband was having af- enjoyed free movie privileges, would replied. “I need it for an abortion.” engaged in their success.
fairs, an idea planted in her mind by have no use for them, for there Bobby was shocked. He could not A robust family relationship sup- 6 p.m., Tuesday, August 6 – 4S
the fact that Danny had history of would no longer be movies to watch; answer for a while. Finally he said: Today’s young college students ports students through these tran- Ranch Library, 10433 Reserve
attracting women. She would nag at after all, who would produce movies “I am sorry, Danny. I love you like have been raised in an environ- sitional insecurities and beyond, Drive, San Diego 92127
Danny and make a mountain out of if the producers and movie theater a brother. You know I have never ment of constant parental in- encouraging self-advocacy and
a molehill. She would focus on any owners won’t make money? turned you down whenever you volvement and the transition building caring relationships with
remote evidence of infidelity on her asked for help. But this time, I am from high school to college is a people on campus. A synergetic
husband’s part. Any piece of paper DANNY SOON GREW TIRED afraid I cannot help you. I do not partnership between student, family
OF MINDY’S BASELESS JEAL- want to be a party to a crime. For life-changing experience for both
with the name of a woman and a and the institution helps families
OUSIES AND FALSE ACCUSA- me, abortion is a crime, a grave sin student and family. The con- guide their students to appropriate
phone number in his pants’ pocket
would result in angry accusations. TIONS. Since he could not convince answerable to God.” nection with family is strong as resources in difficult situations and
She would occasionally check his wife he was faithful, he might as Danny could not respond. It was an students enter college and most students welcome this advice and
Danny’s cell phone for any text mes- well do as she suspected. He cast his awkward moment for the two long- students desire a continuing, close encouragement from home.
sages from his possible lovers. eyes on one of his waitresses at his time friends. He was embarrassed relationship with their family that
In reality, however, Danny was off track betting business, Margie. not because his trusted friend turned includes open communication, By any means necessary
faithful. He enjoyed spending time An unwed mother, Margie was him down for the first time in their positive parental support and af- Students often turn to family first
with friends in his off-track betting raped by a policeman, after which lives, but for the reason he needed and lean on their family network for
she bore her a child. With the help help. He remained quiet, eventually firmation.
business, as they bet on the horses counsel and consolation. This is es-
that entered in different races during of a charitable legal center, she sued replying, “Okay, thanks anyway.”
the day. Mindy’s jealousies, how- the culprit and succeeded in putting Bobby felt uncomfortable as well.
ever, increased. The more Danny him behind bars. She was left with He thought it would be the end of
tried to ignore her accusations – after his child to take care of, however. their long friendship, one that began
all, he had done nothing wrong - the Since her parents were poor and in their childhood and was nurtured
more his wife grew frustrated, with uneducated, Margie was forced to through the years. To some degree
her naggings increasing and getting work to support them and her child. he regretted turning away his friend.
more serious every day. Eventually, Danny would pay his waitresses one He had doubts with his decision and
Danny learned to leave the house hundred pesos a day ($2). The rest wanted to call back Danny and give
early in the morning just to avoid of their earnings would be on the him the money anyway. But he also
the bitterness of his wife. Although tips from customers. Sometimes the realized it was about time Danny
his business would not open until customers would ask them to sit and grow up and act mature enough to
4 o’clock in the afternoon, which drink with them. For every drink accept his responsibilities.
was when the horse races would they consumed, Danny would give
start, he found himself hanging out them a percentage to add to their MONTHS PASSED BEFORE HE
in the mall during the day. He was earnings. HEARD FROM DANNY AGAIN.
fortunate because the mayor of the Though not pretty, Margie was kind Danny called up one day and told
city eventually passed an ordinance and understanding, a complete con- Bobby: “Pare, matutupad na rin ang
ordering movie theaters to provide trast to Mindy. Eventually, Danny pagkukumpare natin (Pal, we will
free movie passes to senior citizens. fell for her and they started dating finally be compadres [being the bap-
At 10 o’clock in the morning, for real. He would sometimes take tismal sponsor of one’s child]).”
when the movie theaters would Margie to a hotel after the business “How?” Bobby asked.
open, Danny was among the many closed at one in the morning, and “Remember the baby I wanted to
senior citizens lining up for a free would tell his wife he was too tired abort?” Danny said. “I did not go
movie. The ordinance worked well to go home and instead would sleep through with the plan. And since you
not only for the city mayor, but also at the restaurant. Mindy did not sus- saved her life, I decided you should
the electorate who, even if they were pect anything, for Danny would then become her godfather.”
not senior citizens, would have older give her extra money for shopping,
relatives who would benefit from the cash supposedly coming from the (To be continued)
it. It was an effective campaign tool “additional earnings” he made the
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As the
going? It’s been two years now.
You also said, “I respectfully H-1B Crackdown: Companies must County to hold
prove work exists for visa holders public forums
request Congress to reinstate the

Bamboos death penalty for heinous crimes

[applause] related to drugs, as well
by Nate Swanner, Dice.com 7/23/2019- waste of time and money and effort,” on community
as plunder.”
- noting: “We still have a lot of cases
choice energy
My retort: You do not have to
advocate for the imposition of death pending that we haven’t received
by Rudy Liporada penalty. It is already in place as Companies seeking H-1B visas anything on.”
Read previous articles by Rudy Liporada Extra Judicial Killings. You admitted for foreign-born workers must “One has to believe that they’re just By Tracy DeFore, County of San
at ww.asianjournalusa.com it yourself that that is your own only now prove there will be work for issuing RFEs for the sake of RFEs,” Diego Communications Office
fault. them for the entire duration of Cohen adds.
This comes amidst another setback The public can give input on
Furthermore, “My countrymen, it their stay stateside.
for H-1B visa hopefuls. A federal whether the County should buy
Duterte’s Violence spills
is a sad commentary that we cannot
distinguish our need from our greed, court judge has dismissed a lawsuit and sell electricity during four
The U.S. Citizenship and Im- from Usha Sagarwala, who claimed informational forums set for com-
our principles from our prejudices,
over the USA the real from the fake, and the truth
from a lie. The reason is because
migration Services (USCIS) has
reportedly begun asking compa-
the USCIS wrongfully denied her
an H-1B visa because she couldn’t
ing weeks.
Board supervisors started explor-
that many of us, what matters above nies about the type of work H-1B demonstrate that she had a “specialty ing the idea of starting a community
all is the ‘self.’ It is selfishness [at] visa recipients will be doing, right occupation” to qualify for the visa. choice energy program, also known
its worst for no purpose other than down to vendor agreements and a She first obtained her H-1B in 2012, as community choice aggregation, in
personal aggrandizement.” list of projects a visa holder is ex- but recently wanted to switch jobs; February.
My retort: ‘We’ is you and your she was hoping to pivot to a QA This program would allow the
pected to work on. These particu- analyst position with HSK Technolo-
cohorts. Thanks for admitting this County to buy, and/or generate, and
lar requests for evidence (RFEs) gies, an outsourcing firm that would sell electricity to residents and busi-
through your spokesperson, Panelo
and your other minions. are leading the government to place her with Anthem, Inc. ness, providing another choice to
You said, “By the way, I commend deny companies the standard The job posting noted that a degree consumers who currently must use
the Bureau of Investigation for its three-year green-light for H-1B was needed, and Sagarwala doesn’t San Diego Gas & Electric.
handling of high-profile cases result- visas, instead limiting some visas hold one. HSK tried to backtrack, Using a similar program called
ing in the arrest and prosecution of to a two-year term. and note the degree was desired (not Direct Access, the County buys
criminals. These culprits will have a requirement), but it didn’t work. electricity and natural gas for its own
their day of reckoning in court. I Jennifer Minear of McCandlish That was just the latest incident in a facilities on the open market instead
hope it happens during the last three much broader back-and-forth tussle. of directly from SDG&E. During
Holton tells Bloomberg that RFEs In addition to limiting the duration
years of my term.” the last three years, the direct access
My retort: Really? High profile?
“have become really standard for H-1B visas based on the amount program has saved the County an
Again, why is Imelda Marcos who with third-party placement situ- and type of work visa holders will average of about $3 million a year.
was already sentenced not yet in ations and staffing companies,” be doing, the number of rejections is Board supervisors are looking into
prison? which she calls “ridiculous also up. Companies and outsourcing whether the County should provide
You said, “That is why, I implore enough,” adding: “How can any agencies are issuing big perks pack- community choice energy to resi-
those who occupy positions of power of us guarantee we’ll be doing ages for H-1B visa holders, but the dents in the unincorporated areas.
and authority, to let your deeds and work three years from now?” government has gone after the H-4 Utility experts, consumer groups
accomplishments do the talking. EAD, which allows spouses of H-1B and representatives from cities and
Lead by example. Words ring hollow Robert Cohen of Porter Wright visa recipients to work. counties that offer community choice
when not followed by positive and Morris & Arthur says RFEs are “a RFEs are a bit trickier than we may all spoke before the Board during a
prioritized action. Time and again, I think. Should a company be forced workshop in April.
have emphasized that like my fellow to ‘out’ internal projects for a new County staff is compiling informa-
workers in government, trabahante hire? Opponents of the H-1B pro- tion on the pros and cons of getting
lang po ako ng Pilipino.” gram may consider it the cost of hir- into the business of community
My retort: So, why did you not have already, repeatedly, said. And if ing foreign talent; proponents might choice energy and will present the
defend the Filipino Fishermen who you say we should cower in silence, argue that the government shouldn’t results of a feasibility study/business
were decked by the Chinese at Recto then we are giving Digong and his leverage sensitive project informa- plan to the Board of Supervisors in
Reef and left them to drown? Why minions the license to continue with tion to approve visas. Bloomberg October.
are shouting sovereignty when you their corruption, with their plunder, notes attorneys are responding to the Community Choice Energy Forums
do not lift a finger against China with their murderous regime. RFEs for specific projects by saying 6 p.m., Monday, July 29 – Bonita
trampling on our sacred shores and they don’t apply to in-house work, Sunnyside Library, 4375 Bonita
encroaching on our patrimonial We would have given Philip Salva- because in-house employees might Road, Bonita 91902
resources? dor the merit in saying, “Mamatay not be working on specific projects 6 p.m., Tuesday, July 30 – Lakeside
A week before President Ro- Consider the snippets the last On Boracay, you said, “So I told kayong lahat.” This, without us say- all the time. Rather, this requirement Community Center, 9841 Vine St.,
drigo ‘Digong’ Duterte’s SONA, SONA speech of Digong. No where the Agrarian Reform, go to the ing or doing anything to thwart the for assignments seems to be target-
in that an hour thirty-four minutes ( Continued on page 10 )
FilAm advocates staged a protest place, have it inspected because I masses’ destruction. ing outsourcing firms.
at the office of the Philippine speech did he mention progress will declare the whole of the island
on his promises when he vied to a land reform program. And I gave
Consular office in Los Angeles, be elected president – no industri- the islands piece by piece to the Atis,
California. This was a protest alization, no land reform, no end the natives of the place para walang
rally in consonance with other to ENDO, no peace negotiations. masabi. Marami kasi ginawa ko raw
protests staged in major capi-

Instead he promised again to stop the [applause] para linisan ko, ibigay ko
tal cities not only in the United drug menace and graft and corrup- sa mga kaibigan ko”.
States but in other countries tion in government – failed prom- My retort: Land Reform in Bora-
before and during the SONA. ises to which he long should have cay? Why not the whole Philippines? “Speak to the world about
resigned is post as he promised to In fact, farmers are now suffering My Mercy ...
resign six months after failing them. due to your rice program of impor- Let all mankind
The response of the staff of He himself has admitted that the recognize My
the consular office had shades tation. By the way, Boracay is not Unfathomable Mercy ...”
drug problem has increased. Mean- arable. It is too sandy. Kaya nga
of Digong’s violence from the ing his extra judicial killing method tourism lang ang main income diyan.
— Jesus to St. Faustina,
Diary 848
Motherland spilling over the did not work. He still hates corrup- Funny that you said, “Wala akong

US mainland. Led by a Joel tion but is surrounded by people like kaibigang mayaman. Ayaw kong
Blas, staff forced nine commu- the Marcoses, Estradas, and Arroyos. kaibigan ng mayaman because pagka
nity advocates out of a Digong In his SONA, he said, “It has been mayaman ka, tatabi ka lang sa akin,
administration-funded town hall. three years since I took my oath of pati ako napahiran na ng kung ano-
office, and it pains me to say that ano ang hingiin mo sa gobyerno.
The staff dragged them, even by we have not learned our lesson. The
the neck, repeatedly shoved them, My retort: Really? Who are the
illegal drug problem persists. Cor- Marcoses, the Arroyos, Enriles,
and threw them onto the ground. ruption continues and emasculates Estradas, among others, and those
This, while Los Angeles Police the courage we need to sustain our that you have freed from prison like

Department (LAPD) forces just moral recovery initiatives.” those involved with the PDAF? They
looked on while preventing My retort: We have learned our are not your friends?
other advocates from entering the lesson – We have a president who Of all your bespeaks, you said, “Let
building. swindled the Filipinos with false me repeat what I said many times
promises. You promised to eliminate before. Honestly, I have identified


the drug problem and corruption the enemy who dumped us into this
Apart from other issues, the advo-
in six months after your ascension quagmire we are in. I have met the
cates were protesting, primarily, the
as president. We still have drug enemy face-to-face and sadly, the
stance of personnel from the Presi-
problems because you let the big- enemy is ‘us.’ We are our own tor-
dential Communications Operations
gest drug lords scot free, killed the mentors --- addressing the Filipino
Office (PCOO) of the Philippines.
wrong people. Corruption exists people --- we are our own demons;
They are claiming that US grassroot
organizations opposing the regime
are “terrorist fronts”. Basically, they
because you have declared the father
of corruption – Marcos be buried
we are as rapacious predators prey-
ing on the helpless, the weak and the $325,000 WHO HAS FIVE FRIENDS ON
at the Libingan ng mga Bayani.
are red tagging out of the Philippines
or other foreign lands’ advocates of
Imelda who has been sentenced for
My retort: Thanks for admitting FACEBOOK? HOW ABOUT IN
plunder is still not jailed. You just this. But then you have to define
change in the Motherland. At that
townhall meeting, they were also
have reshuffled those who have been
charged with corruption and even
‘us’. If ‘us’ means the upper echelon REAL LIFE? WILL THEY TAKE A
of the Philippines, like the landlords
endorsing military and paramilitary
murders of Lumad (indigenous)
promoted them. and bureaucrat capitalists, aka trapo, $115,000 STAND WITH YOU? AS IN MATCH
You said “Years ago, we saw the you are so right. And this segment of
leaders who they accuse also of
terrorism for protesting mining and
logging companies who had been
terrible devastation caused by illegal
drugs. On May 23, 2017, our law
your SONA defines who are the ex-
ploiters in the Philippines with you
encroaching and destroying the lands
and livelihood of the Lumads.
enforcers launched an operation to
serve a warrant and to neutralize ter-
as the main seller of the patrimonial
assets of the people, the chief of the HILLS FOUNDATION OF SOUTHERN
rorists. A group of armed men with
With this spill over of violence, I
am reminded of a friend who had
sophisticated weaponry and aided by
drug lords, the protectors of those in-
volve in graft and corruption, and the CALIFORNIA FOR OUR CAPITAL CAMPAIGN?
locals radicalized by extremist dog- murderer of the those who protest.
cautioned me about my writings. He
said that I am too fiery and should
ma and teachings fought our troops
for weeks. During that Marawi
That are more items in your SONA BE PART OF THE STORY THIS MARCH TO JULY
subdue my writings because I might that could be questioned. Unfortu-
get in trouble. He means basically
Siege, tons of shabu worth millions
and millions of pesos. Drug money
nately, my column space could not
be enough. Suffice to say that I must
that I should keep quiet and abdicate
my rights that are guaranteed by the
fourth amendment and by the con-
killed 175 and wounded [2,101] of
my soldiers and policemen in that
have covered enough.
Now I go back to my friend who
For group presentations about our mission project, call
stitution’s basic rights to free speech
five-month battle.”
My retort: Wondering who smug-
admonish me. I ask, if you don’t Contact
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gled those drugs when drug ship-
How could one keep quiet and not
exercise one’s rights when blatant
ments passed through the BOC and
you said that the dogs who sniffed
proper, who will? If the advocates do
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sense at sniffing. By the way, how then we declare the constitution as
tantamount to let the worse turn into
is the rehabilitation of Marawi City useless – as toilet paper like Digong
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dent. Statement filed with Recorder/ uled to be heard and must appear at the Adams-Courtney on behalf of Minor An- Journal: Date Ju1 22, 2019 Fusion Entertainment located at 753
County Clerk of San Diego County on hearing to show cause why the petition tonio Luigi Courtney files a petition with FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- Peter C. Deddeh Anita St. Ste A, Chula Vista, CA 91911
June 17, 2019. AJ 069 07/05,12/19, should not be granted. If no written this court for a decree changing names MENT NO. 2019-9017118 Judge of the Superior Court and mailing address at 1011 Beyer Way
26/2019 objection is timely filed, the court may as follows: Antonio Luigi Courtney to Champion Wood Specialties Inter- AJ 094 07/26 8/2/9/16/2019 #50 San Diego, CA 92154. Registrant:
___________________ grant the petition without hearing. Antonio Kyng Courtney. THE COURT national, Champion Doors and Wood __________________________________ Angel Ricardo Ochoa and Lidia Ochoa,
NOTICE OF HEARING ORDERS that all persons interested in Works, 4511 Riviera Shores St., A107, 1011 Beyer Way #50, San Diego, CA
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- 09/05/19 this matter shall appear before this court San Diego, CA 92154. Registrant: United FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- 92154. This business is conducted by:
MENT NO. 2019-9015865 9:00 AM, Dept. 903 at the hearing indicated below to show People Venture, LLC, 6120 Business MENT NO. 2019-9017910 Married Couple.The first day of business
Bandoy Management & Consulting Superior Court cause, if any, why the petition for change Center Court, Suite 500, San Diego, CA LAS ISLAS FILIPINAS located at 933 was December 28, 2011. Signature: An-
located at 1569 Summerland St. 1100 Union St. of name should not be granted. Any 92154. Incorporated in California. This Harbison Ave. National City, CA 91950. gel Ricardo Ochoa. Statement filed with
#202 Chula Vista , CA 91913 . Regis- San Diego, CA 92101 person objecting to the name changes business is conducted by a Limited Li- Registrant: LAS ISLAS FILIPINAS LLC, Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego
trant: Dung Moc Bandoy and Leo-Alan A copy of this Order to Show Cause described above must file a written ob- ability Company. Registrant has not yet 10354 Gold Coast Place San Diego, CA County on June 27, 2019 AJ 102 07/26
Elisan Bandoy ,1569 Summerland St. shall be published at least once each jection that includes the reasons for the begun to transact business under the 92126. This business is conducted by: 8/2/9/16/2019
#202 Chula Vista , CA 91913 . This busi- week for four successive weeks prior to objection at least two court days before names above. Signature:United People Limited Liability Company. Registrant __________________________
ness is conducted by: Married Couple. the date set for hearing on the petition the matter is scheduled to be heard and Venture, Marcela V. Gonzales, Member. has not yet begun to transact busi-
The first day of business was June 24, in the following newspaper of general must appear at the hearing to show Statement filed with Recorder/County ness under the name above. Signature: ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR
2019 Signature: Dung Moc Bandoy circulation printed in this county. Asian cause why the petition should not be Clerk of San Diego County on July 10, Rolando Salvador, Manager. Statement CHANGE OF NAME
Statement filed with Recorder/County Journal: Date Jun 27, 2019 granted. If no written objection is timely 2019 AJ 089 07/19/26 08/2/9/2019 filed with Recorder/County Clerk of San CASE NUMBER: 37—2019 –
Clerk of San Diego County on June 24, Peter C. Deddeh filed, the court may grant the petition __________________________________ Diego County on July 19, 2019 AJ 095 00038111-CU-PT-CTL
2019. AJ 070 07/05,12/19, 26/2019 Judge of the Superior Court without hearing. 07/26 8/2/9/16/2019 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS:
______________________________ AJ 078 07/12/19/26 08/2/19 NOTICE OF HEARING FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- _______________ Petitioner Suekho Ko and Unesuk Jo
______________________ 09/12/19 MENT NO. 2019-9017846 on behalf of Taewan Ko, a minor files
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- 9:00 AM, Dept. 903 SOCAL TRUCK STOP, SOCAL located FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- a petition with this court for a decree
MENT NO. 2019-9016010 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR Superior Court at 2300 Tidelands Ave. National City, CA MENT NO. 2019-9017351 changing names as follows: Taewan
Emerose Trucking at 1604 Westmore- CHANGE OF NAME 1100 Union St. 91950. Registrant: Southern California James Cut and Shave located at 940 Ko to Andrew Taewan Ko. THE COURT
land St. Chula Vista , CA 91913 . Reg- CASE NUMBER: 37—2019 – San Diego, CA 92101 Truck Stop, Inc., 2300 Tidelands Ave. Eastlake Parkway Chula Vista, CA ORDERS that all persons interested in
istrant: Emerson Dulinen Cabaling,1604 00031625-CU-PT-CTL A copy of this Order to Show Cause National City, CA 91950. This busi- 91914. Registrant: James Scott Saldana this matter shall appear before this court
Westmoreland St. Chula Vista , CA TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: shall be published at least once each ness is conducted by: Corporation. ,746 Caminito Moraga #1, Chula Vista, at the hearing indicated below to show
91913 . This business is conducted by: Petitioner Naishu Zhang AKA Harry week for four successive weeks prior to The first day of business was October CA 91913. This business is conducted cause, if any, why the petition for change
Individual. Signature: Emerson Dulinen Naishu Zhang filed a petition with this the date set for hearing on the petition 02, 1986. Signature: David M. Pepper, by: Individual. Registrant has not yet of name should not be granted. Any
Cabaling Statement filed with Recorder/ court for a decree changing names as in the following newspaper of general Jr., Vice President. Statement filed with begun to transact business under person objecting to the name changes
County Clerk of San Diego County on follows: Naishu Zhang AKA Harry N circulation printed in this county. Asian Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego the name above. Signature: James described above must file a written ob-
June 26, 2019. AJ 071 07/05,12/19, (Naishu) Zhang to Harry Naishu Zhang Journal: Date Jun 21, 2019 County on July 19, 2019 AJ 090 07/26 Scott Saldana. Statement filed with jection that includes the reasons for the
26/2019 . THE COURT ORDERS that all persons Peter C. Deddeh 8/2/9/16/2019 Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego objection at least two court days before
______________________________ interested in this matter shall appear Judge of the Superior Court __________________ County on July 12, 2019 AJ 096 07/26 the matter is scheduled to be heard and
before this court at the hearing indicated AJ 083 07/12/19/26 08/2/19 8/2/9/16/2019 must appear at the hearing to show
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- below to show cause, if any, why the ______________________ FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- ________________________ cause why the petition should not be
MENT NO. 2019-9016087 petition for change of name should not MENT NO. 2019-9017677 granted. If no written objection is timely
Tequila Taco Stand located at 2939 be granted. Any person objecting to the ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR DO PEOPLE GOOD located at 2528 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- filed, the court may grant the petition
Ridgeway Dr. , National City, CA 91950. name changes described above must CHANGE OF NAME Euclid Ave. San Diego, CA 92105. MENT NO. 2019-9018049 without hearing.
Registrant: Alicia Lopez, 2939 Ridgeway file a written objection that includes the CASE NUMBER: 37—2019 – Registrant: Gerald Y. Toliver, 2528 Ideal Smog located at 1112 National
Dr. , National City, CA 91950 . This busi- reasons for the objection at least two 00035338-CU-PT-CTL Euclid Ave. San Diego, CA 92105. This City Blvd. National City, CA 91950 and NOTICE OF HEARING
ness is conducted by: Individual. The court days before the matter is sched- TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: business is conducted by: Individual. mailing address at 2315 East 1st Street, 10/10/19
first day of business was June 26,2019 uled to be heard and must appear at the Petitioner Julia Whitelake on behalf of Registrant has not yet begun to trans- National City, CA 91950. Registrant: 9:00 AM, Dept. 903
Signature: Alicia Lopez Statement filed hearing to show cause why the petition Minors Nastassja Dvoukhretchenski act business under the name above. Robin Luu Ortiz, 2315 East 1st Street, Superior Court
with Recorder/County Clerk of San should not be granted. If no written and Nicos Dvoukhretchenski files a Signature: Gerald Y. Toliver. Statement National City, CA 91950. This business 330 W. Broadway
Diego County on June 26, 2019 AJ 072 objection is timely filed, the court may petition with this court for a decree filed with Recorder/County Clerk of San is conducted by: Individual. Registrant San Diego, CA 92101
07/05,12/19, 26/2019 grant the petition without hearing. changing names as follows: Nastassja Diego County on July 17, 2019 AJ 091 first commenced to transact business A copy of this Order to Show Cause
________________________ NOTICE OF HEARING Dvoukhretchenski to Nastassja Rivers 07/26 8/2/9/16/2019 under the above name as of 07/01/2019. shall be published at least once each
09/05/19 and Nicos Dvoukhretchenski to Nicos _______________________ Signature: Robin Luu Ortiz. Statement week for four successive weeks prior to
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- 9:00 AM, Dept. 903 Rivers. THE COURT ORDERS that all filed with Recorder/County Clerk of San the date set for hearing on the petition
MENT NO. 2019-9015612 Superior Court persons interested in this matter shall FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- Diego County on July 22, 2019 AJ 097 in the following newspaper of general
Exclusive 4 U Boutique located at 1100 Union St. appear before this court at the hearing MENT NO. 2019-9017843 07/26 8/2/9/16/2019 circulation printed in this county. Asian
3529 Cannon Rd. Ste 2H Oceanside, San Diego, CA 92101 indicated below to show cause, if any, Diamond Maintenance Services _______________________ Journal: Date Ju1 24, 2019
CA 92056. Registrant: Veronica Ca- A copy of this Order to Show Cause why the petition for change of name located at 4108 Gamma St. San Diego, Peter C. Deddeh
brera, 3758 Via Baldona Oceanside, CA shall be published at least once each should not be granted. Any person ob- CA 92113. Registrant: Ernesto Efrain FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- Judge of the Superior Court
92056. This business is conducted by: week for four successive weeks prior to jecting to the name changes described Cisneros, 4108 Gamma St. San Diego, MENT NO. 2019-9018086 AJ 103 07/26 8/2/9/16/2019
Individual. Signature: Veronica Cabrera the date set for hearing on the petition above must file a written objection that CA 92113.. This business is conducted My’s Nails & Spa located at 1840

Statement filed with Recorder/County in the following newspaper of general includes the reasons for the objection at by: Individual.The first day of business Coronado Ave Suite D, San Diego, CA
Clerk of San Diego County on June 20, circulation printed in this county. Asian least two court days before the matter was July 19, 2019. Signature: Ernesto 92154. Registrant: Yvette Luu, 2315 East
2019 AJ 073 07/05,12/19, 26/2019 Journal: Date Jul 01, 2019 is scheduled to be heard and must ap- Efrain Cisneros. Statement filed with 1st Street, National City, CA 91950. This
________________________ Peter C. Deddeh pear at the hearing to show cause why Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego ( Continued from page 1 )
business is conducted by: Individual.
Judge of the Superior Court the petition should not be granted. If no County on July 19, 2019 AJ 092 07/26 Registrant first commenced to transact
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- AJ 079 07/12/19/26 08/2/19 written objection is timely filed, the court 8/2/9/16/2019 business under the above name as
The influx of foreign jihadists,
MENT NO. 2019-9016385 __________________ may grant the petition without hearing. ________________________________ of 07/15/2019. Signature: Yvette Luu. the second anti-terror official
Victor's Automotive Diagnostic & NOTICE OF HEARING Statement filed with Recorder/County said, was triggered by the IS’s
Repair located at 7645 Carroll Road Ste FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- 09/19/19 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR Clerk of San Diego County on July 23,
10 San Diego, CA 92121. Registrant: MENT NO. 2019-9015592 9:00 AM, Dept. 903 CHANGE OF NAME
heavy losses in the Middle East.
2019 AJ 098 07/26 8/2/9/16/2019
Victor Gapuz, 7645 Carroll Road Ste Mary Masters Real Estate Broker , Superior Court CASE NUMBER: 37—2019 – __________________ He added these foreign jihadists
10, San Diego, CA 92121. This busi- located at 4663 Date Ave. La Mesa, CA 1100 Union St. 00037596-CU-PT-CTL are now heading towards South-
ness is conducted by: Individual. The 91941. Mailing address P.O. Box 82043, San Diego, CA 92101 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- east Asia to reclaim an old caliph-
first day of business was March 5, 2014. San Diego, CA 92138. Registrant: : Mary A copy of this Order to Show Cause Petitioner Natalie Rose Titcomb files MENT NO. 2019-9017039
Signature: Victor Gapuz Statement filed Jane Masters, 4663 Date Ave. La Mesa, shall be published at least once each a petition with this court for a decree BellaLovelies located at 1879 Fargo Ln
ate with Mindanao as the center
with Recorder/County Clerk of San CA 91941. This business is conducted week for four successive weeks prior to changing names as follows: Natalie #4, Chula Vista, CA 91913. Registrant: of the IS in the region.

Diego County on July 01, 2019 AJ 074 by: Individual. Signature: Mary Jane the date set for hearing on the petition Rose Titcomb to Natalie Rose Castel- Maria Fernanda Ortiz, 1879 Fargo Ln #4,
07/05,12/19, 26/2019 Masters . Statement filed with Recorder/ in the following newspaper of general lano. THE COURT ORDERS that all Chula Vista, CA 91913. This business is
________________________ County Clerk of San Diego County on circulation printed in this county. Asian persons interested in this matter shall conducted by: Individual. Registrant first
June 20, 2019 AJ 080 07/12/19/26 Journal: Date Ju1 10, 2019 appear before this court at the hearing commenced to transact business under ( Continued from page 1 )
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- 08/2/19 Peter C. Deddeh indicated below to show cause, if any, the above name as of 06/03/19. Signa-
MENT NO. 2019-9016464 _________________ Judge of the Superior Court why the petition for change of name
only that they are passing. But
ture: Maria Fernanda Ortiz. Statement
San Diego Truck Tech located at 1450 AJ 084 07/12/19/26 08/2/19 should not be granted. Any person ob- filed with Recorder/County Clerk of San for commercial vessels, no need
Melrose Ave #106 Chula Vista, CA FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- ________________________________ jecting to the name changes described Diego County on July 10, 2019 AJ 099 to ask for permission. Allowed
91911. Registrant: Ivan Salazar,1450 MENT NO. 2019-9016782 above must file a written objection that 07/26 8/2/9/16/2019 naman ang innocent passage,”
Melrose Place #106 Chula Vista, CA Anowkes Law Consulting , located at FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- includes the reasons for the objection at __________________________
91911. This business is conducted by: 4985 Market St. #118 San Diego, CA MENT NO. 2019-9016905 least two court days before the matter he told reporters after the event
Individual.The first day of business was 92102. Registrant: Sekwona Lawrence Armani Productions International, is scheduled to be heard and must ap- FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- when pressed further about the
July 2, 2019. Signature: Ivan Salazar , at 4985 Market St. #118 San Diego, Royale Beauty And Fashion, St. Anthony pear at the hearing to show cause why MENT NO. 2019-9016819 matter.
Statement filed with Recorder/County CA 92102. This business is conducted Matain Global Alumni- SAMGA located the petition should not be granted. If no NL Flower Boutique located at 1606
Clerk of San Diego County on July 02, by: Individual. Signature: Sekwona at 352 Deep Dell Road San Diego, CA
Lorenzana said he had “frankly”
written objection is timely filed, the court Little Dipper Way, San Ysidro, CA 92173.
2019 AJ 075 07/05,12/19, 26/2019 Lawrence Statement filed with Recorder/ 92114. Registrant: Ian Armani, 352 Deep may grant the petition without hearing. Registrant: Norma Gloria Lopez, 1606
brought up the issue to Zhao on the
_____________ County Clerk of San Diego County Dell Road, San Diego, CA 92114. This NOTICE OF HEARING Little Dipper Way, San Ysidro, CA 92173. sidelines of the Senate’s first session
on July 05, 2019 AJ 081 07/12/19/26 business is conducted by: Individual.The 10/10/19 This business is conducted by: Indi- last Monday amid news reports that
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- 08/2/19 first day of business was September 12, 9:00 AM, Dept. 903 vidual. Signature: Norma Gloria Lopez. Chinese aircraft carrier Liaoning
MENT NO. 2019-9016501 ___________________________ 2014. Signature: Ian Armani Statement Superior Court Statement filed with Recorder/County passed through Sibutu Strait last
Dream Murals and Fine Arts located filed with Recorder/County Clerk of San 1100 Union St. Clerk of San Diego County on July 08, month.
at 283 C St. Chula Vista CA 91910. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR Diego County on July 09, 2019 AJ 085 San Diego, CA 92101 2019 AJ 100 07/26 8/2/9/16/2019
Registrant: Edna Greinert Felix, 283 C CHANGE OF NAME 07/19/26 08/2/9/2019 A copy of this Order to Show Cause
There was no confirmation from the
St. Chula Vista, CA 91910. This busi- CASE NUMBER: 37—2019 – _______________ shall be published at least once each Philippine military on the reported
ness is conducted by: Individual.The 00035302-CU-PT-CTL week for four successive weeks prior to ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR navigation of Liaoning in Sibutu
first day of business was July 2, 2019. TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Peti- FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- the date set for hearing on the petition CHANGE OF NAME Strait but the defense chief said
Signature: Edna Greinert Felix Statement tioner Steven Moro, Mai Moro on behalf MENT NO. 2019-9017040 in the following newspaper of general CASE NUMBER: 37—2019 – there were reports on the passage of
filed with Recorder/County Clerk of San of Minor Hana Nakajima filed a petition Wonderlands Rides located at 149 Uni- circulation printed in this county. Asian 00036975-CU-PT-CTL smaller warships from the People’s
Diego County on July 02, 2019 AJ 076 with this court for a decree changing ty Way Vista,CA 92083. Registrant: Alice Journal: Date Ju1 22, 2019 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Liberation Army Navy in the last
07/05,12/19 26/2019 names as follows: Hana Nakajima to Vasati Wight, 149 Unity Way, Vista, CA Peter C. Deddeh Petitioner Liliana Ramirez Verdugo and
_____________ Hana Moro.THE COURT ORDERS that 92083. This business is conducted by: Judge of the Superior Court
few months.
Cristian Rizo Ballado on behalf of minor
all persons interested in this matter shall Individual.The first day of business was AJ 093 07/26 8/2/9/16/2019 child files a petition with this court for “They should inform us na pag
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- appear before this court at the hearing June 19, 2019. Signature:Alice Vasati ______________________ a decree changing names as follows: dumadaan sila, but they did not. So I
MENT NO. 2019-9015594 indicated below to show cause, if any, Wight Statement filed with Recorder/ Kenya Rizo Ramirez to Kenya Rizo. was talking to the Chinese ambassa-
San Diego Cork Hat Co., SD Cork why the petition for change of name County Clerk of San Diego County ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR THE COURT ORDERS that all persons dor during the Sona day, I asked him
Hats, San Diego Cork Supply Co. should not be granted. Any person ob- on July 10, 2019 AJ 086 07/19/26 CHANGE OF NAME interested in this matter shall appear very frankly if the Liaoning passed
located at 530 E. 30th St. #B National jecting to the name changes described 08/2/9/2019 CASE NUMBER: 37—2019 – before this court at the hearing indicated
City, CA 91950. Registrant: Cristina above must file a written objection that __________________________
through Sibutu. He said no, but he
00037607-CU-PT-CTL below to show cause, if any, why the
Villalobos and Jorge Villalobos, 530 includes the reasons for the objection at TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Peti- petition for change of name should not
knows about the several (smaller)
E.30th St. #B National City, CA 91950. least two court days before the matter FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- tioner Ton Hong Luoh files a petition with be granted. Any person objecting to the ships,” the defense chief said.
This business is conducted by: Married is scheduled to be heard and must ap- MENT NO. 2019-9015998 this court for a decree changing names name changes described above must Lorenzana said he was told by Zhao
Couple. The first day of business was pear at the hearing to show cause why Luisa Valentino Jewelry located at 1877 as follows: Ton Hong Luoh to Tonya file a written objection that includes the that he would require Chinese war-
August 1, 2018. Signature:Cristina Vil- the petition should not be granted. If no El Modena Rd. Chula Vista, CA 91913. Luoh Chang. THE COURT ORDERS that reasons for the objection at least two ships to inform the Chinese Embassy
lalobos Statement filed with Recorder/ written objection is timely filed, the court Registrant: Valerie Rosario Dahler and all persons interested in this matter shall court days before the matter is sched- in Manila next time if they wanted to
County Clerk of San Diego County on may grant the petition without hearing. Luis Ramon Elizondo, 1877 El Modena appear before this court at the hearing uled to be heard and must appear at the
June 20, 2019 AJ 077 07/12/19/26 NOTICE OF HEARING Rd. Chula Vista, CA 91913. This busi- indicated below to show cause, if any,
pass through Sibutu Strait.
hearing to show cause why the petition
08/2/19 09/12/19 ness is conducted by: Co-Partners. The why the petition for change of name should not be granted. If no written
Last week, Senior Associate Justice
_____________ 9:00 AM, Dept. 903 first day of business was June 26, 2019. should not be granted. Any person ob- objection is timely filed, the court may Antonio Carpio criticized the re-
Superior Court Signature:Luis Ramon Elizondo State- jecting to the name changes described grant the petition without hearing. ported passage of Liaoning in Sibutu
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR 1100 Union St. ment filed with Recorder/County Clerk above must file a written objection that NOTICE OF HEARING Strait, as it exposes China’s “double
CHANGE OF NAME San Diego, CA 92101 of San Diego County on June 26, 2019 includes the reasons for the objection at 10/03/19 standard” concept of freedom of
CASE NUMBER: 37—2019 – A copy of this Order to Show Cause AJ 087 07/19/26 08/2/9/2019 least two court days before the matter 9:00 AM, Dept. 903 navigation.
00033197-CU-PT-CTL shall be published at least once each _______________________ is scheduled to be heard and must ap- Superior Court “The Sibutu Passage has been
TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Pe- week for four successive weeks prior to pear at the hearing to show cause why 330 W. Broadway
titioner Tajuddin Millatmal and on behalf FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- the petition should not be granted. If no
acknowledged as an international
the date set for hearing on the petition San Diego, CA 92101
of a minor filed a petition with this court in the following newspaper of general MENT NO. 2019-9017639 written objection is timely filed, the court waterway, so they have the right to pass
A copy of this Order to Show Cause
for a decree changing names as follows: circulation printed in this county. Asian Get Fixed Nails and Spa located at may grant the petition without hearing. shall be published at least once each
there. Under our practice, they can do
Tajuddin Millatmal to Tajudin A. Mal and Journal: Date Jul 10, 2019 1615 E. Plaza Blvd Unit 103 National NOTICE OF HEARING week for four successive weeks prior to that without notifying us. But their own
Hatsanda Millatmal to Hasanda A. Mal. Peter C. Deddeh City, CA 91950. Registrant: Evelyn 10/10/19 the date set for hearing on the petition position is you should notify the coastal
THE COURT ORDERS that all persons Judge of the Superior Court Do,5344 Caminito Cachorro San Diego, 9:00 AM, Dept. 903 in the following newspaper of general state. So they have a double standard,”
Carpio said./ac
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Walk With Me Enough

( Continued from page 1 )
A journey from birth to eternity statement.
In a press statement, the Promo-
tion of Church People’s Response
by Paulina Evangelista expressed its "commitment as a
community of disciples, embracing
Paulina Evangelisga is a feature writer and colum-
nist of the Asian Journal San Diego. This part of a
our prophetic duty to rise for peace
series of articles that will be publsihed in book form. and justice and resist lies, treachery
and killings."
"Enough of the lies, traitorous
Elvis and Jesus seeout of national patrimony, wide-
spread killings, and violations of
people's rights," the group urged.
Chapter 2 of "Walk With Me" and be a follower of Jesus. I have
by Paulina Geniza no idea what the future holds for me Pro-China?
and what my mis- sion in life will be
as I get older. The group also expressed its grief
Let’s talk about someone who
was not a singer but who is
I still remember when Father
Carmelo told me, “Please join the
for the state of the nation because of
the government's response toward
July 18, 1932 – July 11, 2019
famous. His name is Jesus. He mission for at least a year.” I was a the sinking of a boat with 22 fisher- "Love Never Fails." -- 1 Corinthians 13:8
came into this world as a baby. teenager, I had no idea what a mis- men onboard by a Chinese vessel
According to the Bible, Joseph, a sionary did nor did I understand a – arguably the biggest issue faced by
the Duterte administration by far.
In Loving Memory
carpenter, was his earthly father, religious vocation.
and a simple woman named Mary Our parish priest became friendly “We are outraged by the govern-
was his mother He was born in a with my father. He came to our ment’s feebleness and impotence in Memorial Service For Adelina Moore
house and talked to him; he could protecting and defending our seas
manger because his parents could
not find a place to stay before his
not speak our language but learned it and our people, as manifested in its
kowtow (bending knees) to China,
Date: July 31st -- Memorial Mass
to preach the gospel and communi-
birth. cate with the parishioners. when this imperialist power bullied
I cannot say when Jesus was Father Carmelo was with my father our poor fisherfolk in our own terri- Venue: St Charles Catholic Church
born because the Bible does not in his last hours, and I know in my tory,” the group said. in Imperial Beach 990 Saturn Blvd., San Diego CA 92154
specify the exact date. People heart that my father went to heaven. For them, such response stressed (Take I-5 South, Exit Coronado Blvd, make a right on
who believe in Jesus do not care He may not have attended Mass and spoke volumes “on the Duterte Saturn Blvd. Church is behind supermarket)
regularly, but I know he walked with government’s treachery against our
about that. The most important
Jesus. national patrimony and sovereignty.” ROSARY AT 9:30 AM
fact is that he was born My father had nine children, and Olalo also expressed the group's Mass Time: 10:00 AM
We know where he was born: we were raised with faith, generosity, outrage over the administration’s
Bethlehem in the Middle East. and kindness, like my grand- parents pro-China policies. (READ: Duterte Fr. Emilio Magana, Mass Celebrant
We can visit the place of his birth, were. He did not earn a higher edu- asserts PH sovereignty to others, Readings: Wisdom 3:1-9 and Romans 5:5-11
the temples where he preached, cation, but he finished an elementary except China – analyst)
and the place where he was cruci- education. In his time, he said, you "Duterte betrayed us, he promised Interment At Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery
fied and died could be a teacher once you gradu- us for an independent foreign policy
ated from sixth grade. but what he did in the past 3 years is
Let’s compare the number of visi- He did not have a college degree. a total sell-out of our country’s pat- Date: August 1st -- Interment of Remains
tors who visit Bethlehem and the Knowing the importance of higher rimony and sovereignty to China," Ceremony: 9:30 AM
number who visit Graceland. Do you education, he told us to study hard. Olalo stressed in a statement.
My oldest brother attended college. Duterte is yet to assert the Philip-
think that there are more visitors to
pines’ victory over China’s claim to
Specific Location of Columbarium (Section #250):
My second brother married after
Elvis’s home than to where Jesus
high school and had a child right the West Philippine Sea. (READ: (LIMITED TO FIVE OR LESS CLOSE FAMILY)
was born or crucified? Millions of
fans all over the world visit Grace- after, so he was not able to get a Duterte Promise Checklist: Major
land every year. I am not sure how degree. The same thing happened accomplishments, failures) The entrance to the site is on the south side of the road directly opposite the Rosecrans
many people visit Bethlehem but I to my youngest brother, who got Cemetery Office. Upon making a left to the entrance, go straight to the end of the road past
assumed it is less than those people married during his last year of high Drug war the obelisk; make another left at the end of the road. Look for Wall Section #250 top row.
who travelled to Graceland. school.
My oldest sister was the first to Meanwhile, human rights advocates
I remember a joke I read. There become a den- tist in our town. My led by the Philippine Alliance of
were tourists who came to visit the father was the proudest man in the Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA)
sea where Jesus, according to the world when my sister opened her and In Defense of Human Rights and
Bible, walked on water. They asked dental clinic. My youngest sister Dignity Movement (iDefend) con-
the man who was in charge of the earned a degree in foods and nutri- demned the widespread human rights
boats how much it cost to take the tion violations under President Duterte’s
boat out. When he gave them the I finished my degree, a bachelor of anti-illegal drugs campaign.
price, which was expensive, one arts with a major in political science, PAHRA Secretary-General Rose
tourist replied, “No wonder Jesus because my father wanted me to be Trajano described that the state of
walked on the water!” a lawyer. After four years in college, the nation as “slow, painful death for
How many people come to visit I got my degree and took a year off, the Filipino people who are suffer-
Jesus in church? It does not matter to which I called a “long vacation.” ing chronic poverty and widespread
which religion we belong to as long After spending fourteen years in violence and impunity.”
as we believe in Jesus and visit him school, I thought, Why not? Do you Trajano also insisted that Duterte
on Sundays or every day, if possible. think being student is not a full- must be made accountable for these
How many of us listen to Jesus like time job? I did not go to law school violations.
we listen to Paul’s and Elvis’s songs? because I found a job, and going Promotion of Church People’s Re-
People pay money to listen to them. back to school did not inter- est me sponse echoed this as the incessant
Paul’s concerts cost a lot of money, anymore lies, treachery and killings perpetuat-
and so did Elvis’s concerts when he The twelve months soon passed, so ed by the Duterte administration puts
was alive. How many people have I started look- ing for a job. My first our national integrity and dignity in
listened to Jesus for free? Each of us thoughts were, what job will I apply peril and called to stop this impunity.
can answer these questions and each for? Where will I find a job? Will I “Those who have lost their loved
one will have a dif- ferent answer. be hired by any company? ones continue to suffer the burden of
Why would people come to church With those questions in mind, I financial debt, emotional trauma, and
to listen to Jesus when he is no began to think of who could help me the terror brought about by this war
longer there? Why do people come find a job. Our country had a particu- on the poor in urban communities,”
to Graceland when Elvis has left lar kind of mentality when it came the group said in a statement.
the build- ing? Because people love to hiring employees. It was common At least 5,000 suspected drug per-
Elvis, visiting his home re- mind knowledge that to find a job, the rule sonalities killed in police operations
them of his life and seeing all his was that it’s “who you know and not of Duterte’s violent war on drugs.
memorabilia keep them happy even what you know!” Human rights groups meanwhile
for a short time. Let us ask ourselves pegged more than 20,000 including
why most of us don’t do the same (To be continued) those killed vigilante-style. (READ:
way at church The Impunity Series)

7 Filipino
I have known Jesus since I was ten In a joint statement, Let’s Orga-
years old, when an Italian priest of nize for Democracy and Integrity
the Order of Friars Minor (OFM), or ( Continued from page 13 ) (LODI), Altermidya, Concerned Art-
the Franciscan missionary, came to ists of the Philippines and National
our small town to be our first parish Union of Journalists of the Philip-
“I’m proud to represent Filipinos pines (NUJP) emphasized how the
priest. His name was Father Carmelo in the Academy! Nice to see some
Paludetti. He started his mission of victims of the rampant human rights
other Filipinos also get the invite this violations have become mere statis-
teaching the gospel to our communi- year,” the Filipino-Canadian anima-
ty. Before his ar- rival, we had Mass tics. (READ: PH drug war killings
tor said. reach 'threshold of crimes against
only on our fiesta, the celebration of
our patron saint, St. Isidore, which humanity' – report)
The Academy of Motion Picture
we celebrated on May 15 every year. Arts and Sciences, which gives out
Father Carmelo started the Children Freedom of Expression in peril
the annual Oscars, welcomed the
of Mary, an association of young new members of 2019 which now
women ages ten to twenty. We had Groups also stressed how the free-
include Filipinos Baby Ruth Villara-
a uniform—a white blouse and blue dom of expression has been affected
ma, Bobby Pontillas, Ditsi Carolino,
skirt— and we met once a month in the time of his presidency.
Josie Trinidad, Lisa Valencia-Svens-
in the church. We at- tended Mass “Merely voicing out concern and
son, P.J. Raval, Trevor Jimenez.
every Sunday. I have learned a lot reporting on the aggravating hu-
and become more involved in the man rights situation in the country
church since then. As I got older, I puts one at risk. The attacks were
moved from the Children of Mary to sustained and targeted all fronts:
the Legion of Mary, which has more from the red-tagging of activists and
activities that the members par- organizations, to the harassment and
ticipate in. We meet every Sunday. even killing of journalists,” the joint
Our group’s name is Our Lady of statement from media groups read.
Nativity, and we do apostolate work, The Freedom for Media, Freedom
like teaching catechism, re- cruit- for All Network has monitored at
ing parishioners to attend Mass, and least 128 attacks and threats against

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At a young age, I realized how Rodrigo Duterte assumed office.
important it was to have a religion
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Open-air Asian food and cul-
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Diego's Convoy District

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego

Night Market, a unique event cel-
ebrating Asian-influenced street
food, culture, and entertainment
returns this weekend July 27-28,
2019 from 4 p.m. to midnight
Saturday and 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday at a new venue.
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you purchase their business collec- nership
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the point where a larger venue Centralized within San Diego The Convoy District Partnership is
was needed to host the event. Night Market will be a performance a volunteer, not-for-profit organiza-
stage featuring cultural and modern tion advocating for the interests of
Hosted by the Convoy District Part- dances, bands, live DJs, and unique patrons and business owners in San
nership, the San Diego Night Market entertainment you won’t want to Diego’s Convoy District area.
is an open-air, urban experience miss!
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found in large cities throughout Asia ket is proud to feature: EST NIGHT MARKET!
during warm summer months.
“The community is truly coming
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Over 30 unique food vendors serv-
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street food favorites
The San Diego Night Market is an
outdoor, evening market featuring
Asian-inspired food held in support
Unique cultural and contemporary of the Convoy District –
“With event partnerships like A
Reason to Survive (ARTS), San
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San Diego Made, Clean Slate, Asian
performances from local talents
Crowd favorite and open-to-the-
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From boba drinks to specialty
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Asia and internationally, while also
showcasing the diverse San Diego
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skewers, to ethnic goods and ap-
parel, attendees will discover over 50
vendors selling Asian-inspired street
Interactive guest experiences from
McDonalds, DipSocial, ARTS, and
San Diego Filipino Cinema
Market was launched at the Zion
Market corner parking lot with an
expectation of 2,000 people. The
food and unique merchandise. New

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