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Fil-Am comedian says he’s caught in middle of political feud

LOS ANGELES – Filipino-American comedian Edwin San Juan said he believes he’s been caught in the middle of a political feud between opponents of Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca. The Los Angeles Sheriff’s department is embroiled in controversy, after … Continue reading

July 27, 2013

Filner to undergo behavioral therapy

SAN DIEGO  San Diego Mayor Bob Filner plans to undergo behavioral therapy as pressures for him to step down from his political post continue to grow. Filner on Friday again apologized to his staff and the people of San Diego … Continue reading

July 27, 2013

Details emerge in deadly San Mateo Bridge limo fire

SAN MATEO – The San Mateo County District Attorney’s office plan to further investigate the driver behind the wheel of the deadly limousine fire, which killed five Filipino women, after a newspaper reported that he was on the phone arguing … Continue reading

July 24, 2013

Fil-Am WW II vets saddened by allegations vs Filner

LOS ANGELES – Filipino-American World War II veteran supporters are saddened by the sexual harassment allegations against San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, a once staunch supporter of their plight. Eric Lachica, executive director of the American Coalition for Filipino Veterans, … Continue reading

July 17, 2013

Fil-Am appointed to Cerritos Planning Commission

CERRITOS – On Monday, July 8, The Cerritos City Council appointed Tatiana Yokoyama to the city’s five-member planning commission. The city council unanimously voted in favor to appoint Yokoyama, a long-time Cerritos resident, to a two-year term on the commission. … Continue reading

July 13, 2013

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