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Articles by Mico Letargo

World-renowned UST Singers Return to Serenade California

University of Santo Tomas Singers are slated for a number of performances in California for the month of July and August.
category Arts & Culture

Filipino Groups Sign On for Petition for Admin Relief, TPS for PH

Filipino groups in Los Angeles recently signed on for a letter of petition asking the US government for administrative relief to address the country’s broken immigration system.
categories ImmigrationPolitics

Report Says: Filipino Elderly Caregivers Work Past Retirement Age

Lack of protection and benefits, family’s continuing needs, cited as factors preventing retirement.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealth

Pope Appoints Filipino Archbishop to UN

The Pontiff has chosen a Filipino archbishop to serve as the Vatican City’s envoy to the United Nations.
category Religion/Spirituality

Fil-am Confirmed as New LA Community & Family Services Commissioner

On Wednesday, July 2, the Los Angeles City Council confirmed Mayor Eric Garcetti’s appointment of another Filipino American to an LA city commission, further boosting the degree of representation of the Filipino community in city government.
categories City AffairsFamily/Inter-generational NewsPolitics

Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell: Forming a Strong Bond with the Filipino Community

This week, July 1 marks the first year of Mitch O’Farrell’s term as councilmember. In reflecting on the past year, he has begun to make his mark in the district that many Filipinos call home.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Fil-Am Gets Teacher of the Year Nod at Cypress High School

A Filipino-American teacher was recently honored by a local high school in Southern California for his exemplary work as an educator and mentor.
categories EducationNeighborhoodsRace/Ethnic Relations

Marc Anthony Nicolas: Bringing Hollywood Closer to Pinoys with ‘On Your Marc!’

Fil-Am Producer steps in front of the camera with new celebrity talk show.
categories Arts & CultureRace/Ethnic Relations

APCF Strengthen Nonprofits with Over $160,000 in Grants, Honors Advocates for Supporting API Cause

On Thursday, June 19, the Asian Pacific Community Fund (APCF) held its 8th Annual Giving for All Seasons Fundraising Gala at the Los Angeles Music Center in Downtown Los Angeles.
categories Arts & CultureRace/Ethnic Relations

Fil-Ams Have 2nd Highest Income Among Asian Americans

According to Philippine Ambassador the the United States Jose Cuisia Jr., Filipino-Americans are the second top income earners among Asian Americans.
categories BusinessEconomyRace/Ethnic Relations
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