Joseph Peralta

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Minimum wage in SF goes up on July 1

SAN Francisco workers earning minimum wage will get a reason to celebrate starting July 1, according to the San Francisco Workers Rights Community Collaborative. This is the date when the minimum wage will increase to $14 per hour. The group … Continue reading

June 29, 2017

Anti-Marcos burial proponents organize protest in Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Filipinos opposed to the planned burial of the late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos in the Libingan ng mga Bayani gathered en masse in front of the Philippine Center Building in downtown San Francisco on Wednesday, September … Continue reading

September 07, 2016

SF Board of Supervisors unanimously approve resolution forming Filipino Cultural Heritage District

SAN FRANCISCO—The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, April 12 unanimously adopted a resolution establishing a Filipino Cultural Heritage District in the city called SoMa Pilipinas. The resolution also recognizes the historic contributions and leadership of the Filipino community … Continue reading

April 13, 2016

Calif. Senate honors Fil-Am community, passes ACR 81

SACRAMENTO — The California State Senate on June 22 passed Assembly Concurrent Resolution 81 unanimously, which celebrates Philippine Independence Day on June 12, marks the 117th anniversary of Philippine Independence from Spain and calls upon the people of the state … Continue reading

June 26, 2015

Californians troop to State Capitol seeking repayment of $331M in special funds

SACRAMENTO — Homeowners and nonprofit groups headed by the National Asian American Coalition (NAAC) visited the State Capitol on June 22-23 to urge Governor Jerry Brown and state legislators to repay the $331 million that was unlawfully diverted from mortgage … Continue reading

June 26, 2015

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