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Articles by Mico Letargo

Glendale Celebrates Filipino History Month

The City of Glendale  joins the Filipino community in celebrating the month of October as the annual Filipino American History Month.
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsRace/Ethnic Relations

Fil-Am Activist to Return to Ferguson with Amnesty International USA

Kalayaan Mendoza, a Filipino-American activist who made headlines when he administered first aid to a tear gassed journalist during the August riots in Ferguson, Mo., is once again returning to action as he is set to join Amnesty International USA (AIUSA) this weekend in the front lines of protests that are expected to take place in St. Louis.
categories Public SafetyRace/Ethnic Relations

LA City Hall Celebrates Fil-Am History Month

The Los Angeles City Hall joined the Filipino employees of the city in celebrating the Filipino American History Month.
categories Arts & CultureCity AffairsRace/Ethnic Relations

Study Says That AAPIs Can Be ‘Swing Vote’ in Nov Elections

In the last decade alone, the Asian American electorate has nearly doubled from 2 million, to 3.9 million.
categories PoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Fil-Am Councilwoman Supports Fuentes Candidacy

Calls for more women voices in gov’t.
categories NeighborhoodsPolitics

Low Pinoy Turnout Seen for Undocumented License Forums

Advocacy groups and community leaders came together on the steps of City Hall on Friday, Oct. 3, to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the signing of AB 60, a new law that would essentially provide a driver’s license to all Californians, regardless of immigration status.
categories City AffairsImmigrationRace/Ethnic Relations

Pinoy LGBT Group Lauds CA Ban on Gay, Transgender ‘Panic’ Defense

California Governor Gerry Brown recently approved Assembly Bill 2501, an act that bans the use of “gay panic” or “trans panic” defenses in court.
categories JusticePoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

SIPA Holds Small Business Seminar in Cerritos

Search to Involve Pilipino Americans (SIPA), a Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization that serves the Filipino-American community in Southern California, held a small business seminar in Cerritos on Wednesday, Sept. 24 to promote entrepreneurship.
category Business

Fil-Am Launches ‘The LA Girl’ – A Blog About All Things LA

A Filipino marketing professional and social media expert recently launched a blog that celebrates all things Los Angeles, and promotes local brands and companies that show the diversity and color of the city.
category Arts & Culture

Automated Passport Kiosks Expected to Shorten Wait Times for LAX Arrivals

International passengers arriving at the Tom Bradley International Terminal can now expect to see a shorter waiting period at the customs checkpoints at the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
categories City AffairsScience & Technology
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