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Lifestyle Zena Sultana Babao: A Rapidly Changing World — p. 5 Dec 16 to dec 24
Perspectives Miles Beauchamp: A Christmas List 2019 — p. 6 in San Diego, p. 2
December 13-19, 2019

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Philippines clinch SEA Games overall crown with 149 golds, breaking new records The GNP Team | MANILA, 12/11/2019 —
Cardinal Tagle to lead top Basketball, combat sports, ath-
letics, e-sports, and shooting were
Vatican office the big winners on Day 10 of
the 30th Southeast Asian Games
Pope Francis names Ma- (SEA Games), as the Philippines
nila Archbishop Luis Antonio won the overall championship
Cardinal Tagle as part of his with 149 golds, 117 silvers, and
'Cabinet,' making Tagle one of 119 bronzes in the biggest edition
the most powerful men in the of the SEA Games that featured
Catholic Church 56 sports in 530 events.
Rappler.com | MANILA, 12/8/2019 –
Pope Francis appointed Manila The total of 385 is the biggest
Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardi- gold and overall medal haul for
nal Tagle to a top position in the the Philippines in any Southeast
Vatican that oversees the spread Asian Games competition.
of Catholic faith globally. Vietnam took the 2nd spot with
Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle 96 gold and Thailand at 3rd with
The Vatican announced on Sun-
day, December 8, that Tagle is the the Evangelization of Peoples is 92 gold at the end of the events
new Prefect of the Congregation in charge of spreading the Catho- on December 10.
for the Evangelization of Peoples. lic faith around the world. The Gilas Pilipinas men’s
and women’s basketball teams

Twelve Days of Christmas Memories


Established by Pope Gregory
XV in 1622, the Congregation for
( Continued on page 7 ) showed the way with back-to-
back gold medals.
SEA Games: Heroic Roger Casugay The Gilas Women made history
capturing its first-ever champion-
bags PH’s first gold in surfing A Christmas story by Simeon G. Silverio, Jr.
San Diego, California
ship with a 91-71 victory against
Thailand in the gold medal match.
Fellow Filipino Jay-R Esquivel The Gilas men’s team, won its
December 19, 2008 13th straight championship beat-
settles for silver
By Hanah Tabios, Manila Bulletin | ing Thailand, 115-81.
12/11/2019 — Second of three articles Combat sports delivered yet
Heroism paid off for Filipino ath- again to the treasure trove of
lete Roger Casugay after he earned Sixth Day of Christmas medals with Annie Ramirez and
the country’s first gold medal in
the surfing competition of the 30th It was the last day of school before the Christmas vacation. He submitted his lantern project, which Adrian Guggenheim winning
Southeast Asian Games in Monalisa he worked on until late in the evening the night before. He got a good grade, although his lantern was gold medals in jiu-jitsu. Jean
Point, San Juan, La Union Province. not that pretty. He believed his teacher put into consideration her friendship with his mother, her co- Claude Saclag and Gina Iniong
Casugay, 25, recently made teacher when grading his project. But for his mother, his lantern was the most beautiful as she hanged also snagged double golds in
headlines after coming to the aid Filipino surfers Rogelio “Jay-R” Esquivel, it up in the printing press at the center of the other lanterns she confiscated, err, selected from her kickboxing.
of Indonesian challenger Mencos left (in red), and surfing ‘hero’ Roger Casugay Athletics won two more golds
Cosomen who was overrun by huge students. They did not have lessons that day. The only event planned was a Christmas program. His
(in white), share a light moment after compet-
classmates, Edmundo Belen belted a rendition of the popular Calypso song, “Coconut” and Oscar as Eric Cray dominated the men’s
waves during the semifinals which ing in the golden match of men’s longboard 400m hurdles and Aries Toledo
prompted the cancellation of their category in the 30th Southeast Asian Games Pena sang “De-oh” to the delight of all. Mrs. Rosario, his beautiful mestiza teacher, appeared “Christ-
duel last Friday. Sunday. Casugay bags the first gold for the massy” with her green and red attire and a Santa Claus cap, but her daughter, Teresita, who was also ruled the decathlon.
The surfing hero faced off with country while Esquivel settles for silver. (United their classmate, was the object of interest of the boys in their class. Sibol eSports team bagged their
( Continued on page 6 )
( Continued on page 11 ) Philippine Surfing Association photo) third gold of the Games as Caviar
Acampado triumphed in Starcraft
Gazini Ganados to Filipino fans: The need for a Filipino American Heritage II.
Cue masters Chezka Centeno
'I hope I made you proud' Museum in San Diego, California and World Pool No. 3 Rubilen
Amit teamed up for the gold in
'I just did all my best. I the women’s 9-ball pool doubles.
couldn’t have had it any other Filipino shooters Eric Ang, Car-
way,' says Gazini los Carag and Alexander Topacio
Rappler.com | MANILA, chipped in another gold in men’s
12/9/2019 – Miss Universe Phil- trap team, while the men’s soft
ippines 2019 Gazini Ganados said tennis team also notched the gold.
that she was very happy even if The men’s volleyball team, play-
she only made it to the Top 20 of TOP 20. Gazini Ganados on stage in ing in the finals for the first time
this year's edition of the pageant fashion by Sherri Hill as a Top 20 finalist since 1977 won the silver medal
held in Atlanta, Georgia, on Mon- with host Steve Harvey during The finals of Attendees at the Filipino American Military Officers Association’s Christmas Party where the establishment of the Filipino after losing to Indonesia in three
day, December 9. the Miss Universe pageant. Photo courtesy American Heritage Museum was announced (Photo courtesy of FAMOS) sets.
Speaking to ABS-CBN after of the Miss Universe Organization
By Simeon G. Silverio, Jr. My wife Genevieve and I attended Although I had never been with the The closing ceremony takes
coronation night, Gazini said: “I best. I couldn’t have had it any Publisher & Editor the Christmas Party of the Filipino military, I was made an honorary places today, December 11, at 4
was very proud, kasi nakapasok other way." San Diego Asian Journal American Military Officers Associa- member of this distinguished group pm at the New Clark City Ath-
December 13, 2019
tayo sa (because we were able to Asked if she expected to move San Diego, California tion of San Diego, California, last composed of Filipino Americans, letic Stadium in Capas, Tarlac, in
enter the) top 20. I just did all my ( Continued on page 11 ) First in a series of articles Friday evening, December 6, 2019. ( Continued on page 4 ) ( Continued on page 11 )

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Destinations
Mactan Cebu International Airport wins World Architecture award
ABS-CBN News| MANILA, 12/5/2019 - was designed by multi-awarded
The Philippines' Mactan Cebu firm Integrated Design Associ-
International Airport (MCIA) ates (IDA) Hong Kong and its
Terminal 2 has won an award at Principal Architect, Winston Shu,
the World Architecture Festival, in collaboration with world-class
beating transport stations in other Filipino designers," MCIA said.
countries.
Cebu bets on resort-themed air-
MCIA won the festival's Com- port terminal to lure 12.5 million
pleted Buildings-Transport passengers.
category, edging out Singapore's
Jewel Changi Airport, Hong World-famous Cebuano furni-
Kong West Kowloon Station, ture-maker Kenneth Cobonpue
Sydney Australia's Barangaroo helped conceptualize the termi-
Ferry Wharf, and several other nal, which has timber arches and GMR-Megawide, a Filipino- 65,500-square meter facility.
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California Communities
New initiative ensures emergency rooms are senior-friendly Chula Vista first in California to be
By Katie White, County of San Diego
Communications Office
departments is an important part of
the Aging Roadmap, the county’s
designated 'Certified Welcoming'
regional vision and framework for City recognized for commit- the first in California to be designat-
Hospitals across the region are supporting healthy aging.” ment to immigrant inclusion ed a Certified Welcoming City.”
making significant commitments The San Diego Senior Emergency According to research published
to improve emergency care for Care Initiative is a one-of-a-kind Today, the City of Chula Vista by New American Economy (NAE),
public-private collaboration between Chula Vista ranked as second on
senior citizens, pledging Monday announced it has achieved the sta- their NAE Cities Index. This indi-
to participate in a new Senior the County, the West Health Institute tus of Certified Welcoming with
and various regional health care cates the city’s dedication to socio-
Emergency Care Initiative. systems.
the ceremonial raising of a new economic equality and to crafting
Under the plan, the County of Alvarado Hospital and UC San Welcoming City flag at City Hall. more inclusive policies. By 2017
San Diego will work with hospital Diego Health have already achieved The Certified Welcoming des- more than 13 percent of immigrants
emergency departments to get them various levels of accreditation. Kai- ignation is granted by the group in the City of Chula Vista were
Geriatric Emergency Department ser Permanente San Diego, Palomar Welcoming America to local entrepreneurs and 22.6 percent had a
Accreditation, a designation that Health, Paradise Valley Hospital, bachelor’s degree or higher.
establishes guidelines for the care of governments that meet the rigor-
Scripps Health, Sharp HealthCare, "As a border community, Chula
elderly patients. By 2025, more than ous Welcoming Standard require- Vista's commitment to creating an
Tri-City Medical Center, VA San ments for immigrant inclusion.
1 million San Diegans will be over Diego Healthcare System, and the inclusive environment is a model for
the age of 55. Hospital Association of San Diego Chula Vista is the first municipal- other pragmatic leaders who want
“San Diego is seeing a huge surge An exam room at the Gary and Mary West Senior Emergency Care Unit at UC San
and Imperial Counties have pledged Diego HealthImage Credit: UC San Diego Health ity in California to receive this their communities to engage in the
in its senior population. Many to join the effort. designation. global economy and ensure that resi-
struggle with Alzheimer’s disease of local emergency rooms by the end as senior-friendly physical enhance-
Funded by $700,000 from the dents of all backgrounds - including
and other forms of dementia, and are of next year. ments. Enhanced architectural ele-
County and the West Health Institute, “I am so proud of our staff, commu- immigrants - can thrive and belong, ”
vulnerable to mishaps and medical In order to meet accreditation ments include sound-absorbing walls
the initiative aims to help San Diego nity leaders, and partner agencies for said Rachel Peric, Executive Director
emergencies,” said Chairwoman standards, hospitals have to fulfill and ceilings to reduce ambient noise,
become the first region in the nation contributing to efforts that support of Welcoming America. “Achieving
Dianne Jacob, County Board of Su- a wide spectrum of best practices, contrasting colors between walls and
to offer accredited geriatric emer- and celebrate our immigrant commu- Certified
pervisors. “Supporting our region’s including enhanced staffing and floors to reduce fall risk, as well as
gency departments. The goal is to nities,” said Chula Vista Mayor Mary Welcoming designation shares their
hospitals as they pursue senior- education, policies and protocols that mobility aids and improved lighting. ( Continued on page 6 )
achieve accreditation for the majority focus on the needs of seniors, as well Casillas Salas. “It is an honor to be
friendly care in their emergency

SUMMONS Legal Notices


(CITATION JUDICIAL) _________________ to Aisha Nerea Mora. THE COURT San Diego, CA 92101
CASE NUMBER 37-2019-00032838-CU-FR-CT ORDERS that all persons interested in A copy of this Order to Show Cause
NOTICE TO DEFENDANT : GO FUND ME ( SAL NEVAREZ, JR., ROSALIA TIU) FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- this matter appear before this court at shall be published at least once each
MENT NO. 2019-9027679 the hearing indicated below to show week for four successive weeks prior to
YOU ARE BEING SUED BY PALINTIFF: AURORA C. VILLAMOR ARTS & CO. located at 5189 Sand- cause, if any, why the petition for change the date set for hearing on the petition
NOTICE! You have been sued. The court may decide against you without your being heard unless you re- bar Cove Way San Diego, CA 92154. of name should not be granted. Any in the following newspaper of general
spond within 30 days. read the information below. Registrant: Marc Alain Dimalanta Amio, person objecting to the name changes circulation printed in this county. Asian
5189 Sandbar Cove Way San Diego, CA described above must file a written ob- Journal: Date Nov.15,2019
You have 30 CALENDAR DAYS after this summons and legal papers are served on you to file a written re- 92154. This business is conducted by: jection that includes the reasons for the Peter C. Deddeh
sponse at this court and have a copy served on the plaintiff. A letter or phone call will not protect you. Your Individual. Registrant first commenced to objection at least two court days before Judge of the Superior Court
written response must be in a proper legal form if you want the court to hear your case. There may be a transact business under the above name the matter is scheduled to be heard and AJ 269
court form that you can use for your response. You can find these court forms and more information at the as of 11/15/19.Signature: Marc Alain must appear at the hearing to show 11/22/29 12/6/13/2019
Dimalanta Amio. Statement filed with cause why the petition should not be _________________
California Courts Online Self-help Center (www.courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp), your county law library, or the Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego granted. If no written objection is timely
courthouse nearest you. If you cannot file the filing fee, ask the court clerk for a fee waiver form. If you do County on 11/15/19. AJ 261 11/22/29 filed, the court may grant the petition CASE NUMBER: 37—2019 –
not file your response on time, you may lose the case by default, and your wages, money, and property 12/6/13/2019 without hearing. 00061918-CU-PT-CTL
_________________ NOTICE OF HEARING TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS:
may be taken without further warning from the court. 01/14/20 Petitioner Susan Anne Beck filed a peti-
There are other legal requirements. You may want to call an attorney right away. If you do not know an FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- 8:30 AM, Dept. 61 tion with this court for a decree changing
attorney, you may want to call an attorney referral service. If you cannot afford an attorney, you may be MENT NO. 2019-9026947 Superior Court names as follows : Susan Anne Beck to
eligible for free legal services from a nonprofit legal services program. You can locate these nonprofit Studio 4 Interiors located at 1990 Kent 330 West Broadway Sonia Beck. THE COURT ORDERS that
St. Chula Vista, CA 91913 and mailing San Diego, CA 92101 all persons interested in this matter ap-
groups at the California Legal Services Web site (www.lawhelpcalifornia.org), the California Courts Online address P.O. Box 210852 Chula Vista, A copy of this Order to Show Cause pear before this court at the hearing indi-
Self-Help Center (www.courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp) , or by contacting your local court or county bar associa- CA 91921. Registrant: Liliana V. Bello shall be published at least once each cated below to show cause, if any, why
tion. NOTE: The court has a statutory lien for waived fees and costs for any settlements or arbitration Recio, 1990 Kent St. Chula Vista, CA week for four successive weeks prior to the petition for change of name should
91913, This business is conducted by: the date set for hearing on the petition not be granted. Any person objecting
award of $10,000 or more in a civil case. The court's lien must be paid before the court will dismiss the Individual. Registrant has not yet begun in the following newspaper of general to the name changes described above
case. to transact business under the above circulation printed in this county. Asian must file a written objection that includes
The name and address of the court is: name. Signature: Liliana V. Bello Recio. Journal: Date Nov.15,2019 the reasons for the objection at least two
SUPERIOR COURT Statement filed with Recorder/County Peter C. Deddeh court days before the matter is sched-
Clerk of San Diego County on 11/06/19. Judge of the Superior Court uled to be heard and must appear at the
330 W. Broadway AJ 262 11/22/29 12/6/13/2019 AJ267 hearing to show cause why the petition
San Diego, CA CA 92101-3825 _________________ 11/29 12/6/13/20/2019 should not be granted. If no written ob-
The name, address and telephone number of plaintiff's attorney or plaintiff without attorney, is : _________________ jection is timely filed, the court may grant
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- the petition without hearing.
Aurora V. Villamor
MENT NO. 2019-9027697 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR NOTICE OF HEARING
575 Parkwood Dr. Color & Blade Studio located at 590 CHANGE OF NAME 01/22/20
San Diego, CA 92139 G. St. Unit #1 Chula Vista, CA 91910. CASE NUMBER: 37—2019 – 8:30 AM , Dept. 61
Date: 6/26/19 Registrant: Jasmine Guadalupe Godinez, 00062218-CU-PT-CTL Superior Court
3522 Beyer Blvd #202 San Ysidro, CA TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: 330 W. Broadway
Clerk, by : M. Acevedo, Deputy 92173. This business is conducted by: Petitioner Brita Hernandez filed a petition San Diego, CA 92101
NOTICE TO THE PERSON SERVED: You are served as an individual defendant. Individual. Registrant has not yet begun with this court for a decree changing A copy of this Order to Show Cause
to transact business under the above names as follows: Brita Hernandez shall be published at least once each
name. Signature: Jasmine Guada- to Brita Cacdac Aromin. THE COURT week for four successive weeks prior to
ORDER FOR PUBLICATION OF SUMMONS /CITATION lupe Godinez. Statement filed with ORDERS that all persons interested in the date set for hearing on the petition
CASE NUMBER:37-2019-00032838-CU-FR-CTL Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego this matter appear before this court at in the following newspaper of general
Plaintiff/Petitioner : Aurora C. Villamor County on 11/18/19. AJ 263 11/22/29 the hearing indicated below to show circulation printed in this county. Asian
JUDGE: JOEL R.WOHLFEIL 12/6/13/2019 cause, if any, why the petition for change Journal: Date Nov. 21,2019
Defendant/Respondent/Citee : GO FUND ME et. al. DEPARTMENT: C-73 _________________ of name should not be granted. Any Peter C. Deddeh
person objecting to the name changes Judge of the Superior Court
Upon considering the evidence, consisting of an application and declaration as provided in Code Civ. Proc § FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- described above must file a written ob- AJ 270
415.50 by the plaintiff/petitioner, and it satisfactorily appearing therefore that the defendant/respondent/citee MENT NO. 2019-9027799 jection that includes the reasons for the 11/22/29 12/6/13/2019
ROSALIA TIU, cannot be served with reasonable diligence in any other manner specified in the Code of Royal Events located at 343 S Fig St. objection at least two court days before _________________
Civil Procedure, and it also appearing from the petition/complaint that a cause of action exists in this case in Unit B Escondido, CA 92025. Registrant: the matter is scheduled to be heard and
Carlos Suastegui, 343 S Fig St. Unit B must appear at the hearing to show FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE-
favor of the petitioner/plaintiff therein and against the defendant/respondent/citee and that the said defend- Escondido, CA 92025. This business cause why the petition should not be MENT NO. 2019-9027549
ant/respondent/citee is the necessary or proper party to the action, or that the party to be served has or claims is conducted by: Individual. Registrant granted. If no written objection is timely A & M Luxury Events located at 3314
an interest in real or personal property in this state that is subject to the jusrisdiction of the court, or the relief has not yet begun to transact busi- filed, the court may grant the petition Tequila Way San Ysidro, CA 92173.
demandedin the action consists wholly or in part in excluding such party from an interest in such property: ness under the above name. Signature: without hearing. Registrant: Mayra Z. Duran, 3314 Tequila
NOW, on application of AURORA C. VILLAMOR plaintiff/petitioner Carlos Suastegui. Statement filed with NOTICE OF HEARING Way San Ysidro, CA 92173 and Alejan-
IT IS ORDERED that service of said summons/citation in this case be made upon said defendant/ Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego 01/22/20 dro Lopez Jr., 1606 Little Dipper Way
respondent/citee by publication thereof in THE ASIAN JOURNAL, a newspaper of general circulation pub- County on 11/19/19. AJ 263 11/22/29 8:30 AM, Dept. 61 San Ysidro, CA 92173. This business is
lished at San Diego, California, designated as the newspaper most likely to give notice to said defendant/ 12/6/13/2019 Superior Court conducted by: Co-Partners. Registrant
respondent/citee ; that the publication be made at least once a week for four successive weeks in the manner _________________ 330 W. Broadway first commenced to transact business
prescribed in Gov. Code §6064. A RESPONSE IS DUE 58 DAYS AFTER THE FIRST DAY OF PUBLI- San Diego, CA 92101 under the above name as of 02/01/19.
CATION.I FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- A copy of this Order to Show Cause Signature: Mayra Z. Duran. Statement
MENT NO. 2019-9027378 shall be published at least once each filed with Recorder/County Clerk of San
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that a copy of said summons/citation, of said complaint/petition, and of the JASMIN DÉCOR, JASMIN ARTS week for four successive weeks prior to Diego County on 11/14/19. AJ 271
order for publication in this case be forthwith deposited with the United States Postal Service, postage-paid, located at 7840 Westside Dr. Apt 311 the date set for hearing on the petition 11/29 12/6/13/20/2019
directed to said defendant/respondent/citee if the address is ascertained before expiration of the time pre- San Diego, CA 92108. Registrant: Recai in the following newspaper of general _________________
scribed for the publication of this summons/citation and , a declaration of this mailing or of the fact that the Noyan Karakas, 7840 Westside Dr. Apt circulation printed in this county. Asian
address was not ascertained to be filed at the expiration of the time prescribed for publication. 311 San Diego, CA 92108. This business Journal: Date Nov.22,2019 CASE NUMBER: 37—2019 –
is conducted by: Individual. Registrant Peter C. Deddeh 00061269-CU-PT-CTL
has not yet begun to transact business Judge of the Superior Court TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Peti-
ORDER FOR PUBLICATION OF SUMMONS /CITATION under the above name. Signature: Recai AJ 268 tioner Elizabeth Ann Murphy filed a peti-
CASE NUMBER:37-2019-00032838-CU-FR-CTL Noyan Karakas. Statement filed with 11/29 12/6/13/20/2019 tion with this court for a decree changing
Plaintiff/Petitioner : Aurora C. Villamor Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego _________________ names as follows : Elizabeth Ann Murphy
County on 11/13/19. AJ 265 11/22/29 to Elizabeth Ann Bevins. THE COURT
Defendant/Respondent/Citee : GO FUND ME et. al. DEPARTMENT: C-73 12/6/13/2019 CASE NUMBER: 37—2019 – ORDERS that all persons interested in
JUDGE: JOEL R.WOHLFEIL _________________ 00060533-CU-PT-CTL this matter appear before this court at
TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: the hearing indicated below to show
Upon considering the evidence, consisting of an application and declaration as provided in Code Civ. Proc § FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- Petitioner Jacqueline Cullen on behalf cause, if any, why the petition for change
415.50 by the plaintiff/petitioner, and it satisfactorily appearing therefore that the defendant/respondent/citee MENT NO. 2019-9028077 of minor child filed a petition with this of name should not be granted. Any
SAL NEVAREZ, JR , cannot be served with reasonable diligence in any other manner specified in the Code Tint World located at 5812 Miramar court for a decree changing names as person objecting to the name changes
of Civil Procedure, and it also appearing from the petition/complaint that a cause of action exists in this case Rd. San Diego, CA 92121. Registrant: follows: Tyler Johnathan Cullen to Tyler described above must file a written ob-
Creative Image LLC, 5812 Miramar Rd. Johnathan Pierce Cullen. THE COURT jection that includes the reasons for the
in favor of the petitioner/plaintiff therein and against the defendant/respondent/citee and that the said de- San Diego, CA 92121. This business is ORDERS that all persons interested in objection at least two court days before
fendant/respondent/citee is the necessary or proper party to the action, or that the party to be served has or conducted by: Limited Liability Com- this matter appear before this court at the matter is scheduled to be heard and
claims an interest in real or personal property in this state that is subject to the jusrisdiction of the court, or pany. Registrant first commenced to the hearing indicated below to show must appear at the hearing to show
the relief demanded in the action consists wholly or in part in excluding such party from an interest in such transact business under the above name cause, if any, why the petition for change cause why the petition should not be
as of 01/06/15. Signature: Jian Guan, of name should not be granted. Any granted. If no written objection is timely
property: NOW, on application of AURORA C. VILLAMOR plaintiff/petitioner Operating Member. Statement filed with person objecting to the name changes filed, the court may grant the petition
IT IS ORDERED that service of said summons/citation in this case be made upon said defendant/ Recorder/County Clerk of San Diego described above must file a written ob- without hearing.
respondent/citee by publication thereof in THE ASIAN JOURNAL, a newspaper of general circulation pub- County on 11/21/19. AJ 266 11/29 jection that includes the reasons for the NOTICE OF HEARING
lished at San Diego, California, designated as the newspaper most likely to give notice to said defendant/ 12/6/13/20/2019 objection at least two court days before 01/22/20
_________________ the matter is scheduled to be heard and 8:30 AM , Dept. 61
respondent/citee ; that the publication be made at least once a week for four successive weeks in the manner must appear at the hearing to show Superior Court
prescribed in Gov. Code §6064. A RESPONSE IS DUE 58 DAYS AFTER THE FIRST DAY OF PUBLI- ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR cause why the petition should not be 330 W. Broadway
CATION.I CHANGE OF NAME granted. If no written objection is timely San Diego, CA 92101
CASE NUMBER: 37—2019 – filed, the court may grant the petition A copy of this Order to Show Cause
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that a copy of said summons/citation, of said complaint/petition, and of the 00060668-CU-PT-CTL without hearing. shall be published at least once each
order for publication in this case be forthwith deposited with the United States Postal Service, postage-paid, TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: NOTICE OF HEARING week for four successive weeks prior to
directed to said defendant/respondent/citee if the address is ascertained before expiration of the time pre- Petitioner Kathya Michelle Mora Valadez 01/16/20 the date set for hearing on the petition
scribed for the publication of this summons/citation and , a declaration of this mailing or of the fact that the on behalf of minor filed a petition with 9:00 AM, Dept. 61 in the following newspaper of general
this court for a decree changing names Superior Court circulation printed in this county. Asian
address was not ascertained to be filed at the expiration of the time prescribed for publication. as follows: Aisha Magdalena Rodriguez 330 W. Broadway ( Continued on page 10 )
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Health & Wellness


Have you found meaning in life? Answer determines health and well-being
Study examines meaning ness and perhaps longevity," said life showed a U-shaped relationship study examined data from 1,042
in life and relationship with senior author Dilip V. Jeste, MD, with age. The researchers found adults, ages 21 to 100-plus, who
physical, mental and cognitive senior associate dean for the Center that age 60 is when the presence of were part of the Successful Aging
of Healthy Aging and Distinguished meaning in life peaks and the search Evaluation (SAGE) -- a multi-cohort
functioning Professor of Psychiatry and Neuro- for meaning of life was at its lowest study of senior residents living in
—ScienceDaily.com
sciences at UC San Diego School of point. San Diego County. The presence
Medicine. "Those with meaning in "When you are young, like in your and search for meaning in life were
life are happier and healthier than twenties, you are unsure about your assessed with interviews, including a
Over the last three decades, those without it." career, a life partner and who you meaning in life questionnaire where
meaning in life has emerged as
December Ideas
The study, publishing online in the are as a person. You are searching participants were asked to rate items,
an important question in medical December 10, 2019 edition of the for meaning in life," said Jeste. "As such as, "I am seeking a purpose
research, especially in the context Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, found you start to get into your thirties, or mission for my life" and "I have
of an aging population. A recent the presence of meaning in life is forties and fifties, you have more discovered a satisfying life purpose." So, what would you give your our love ones, we will go straight to
study by researchers at University associated with better physical and established relationships, maybe you "The medical field is beginning to Dad this Christmas? It seems to that area and buy it. We seldom keep
mental well-being, while the search are married and have a family and recognize that meaning in life is a get harder as he gets older. If he is track of store sales or haggle for
of California San Diego School of discounts. If we like them, we buy
for meaning in life may be associ- you're settled in a career. The search clinically relevant and potentially like me, a simple card or a warm
Medicine found that the presence decreases and the meaning in life modifiable factor, which can be tar- them and go home.
ated with worse mental well-being phone conversation would be
of and search for meaning in life and cognitive functioning. "When increases." geted to enhance the well-being and It’s amazing how our shopping
are important for health and well- you find more meaning in life, you "After age 60, things begin to functioning of patients," said Awais
sufficient. Material gifts don’t habits changed over the years. As
being, though the relationships become more contented, whereas if change. People retire from their job Aftab, MD, first author of the paper excite me anymore like it used our income got better, the more we
differ in adults younger and older you don't have purpose in life and and start to lose their identity. They and a former fellow in the Depart- to. Yes, I still want some things shopped for unnecessary items. We
than age 60. are searching for it unsuccessfully, start to develop health issues and ment of Psychiatry at UC San Diego. but, I’m fine with what I currently bought on impulse and easily per-
you will feel much more stressed some of their friends and family be- "We anticipate that our findings will have. There is a big difference suaded by advertisements. We kept
"Many think about the meaning and out," said Jeste. gin to pass away. They start search- serve as building blocks for the de- with what we want and what we paced with new toys and gadgets on
purpose in life from a philosophical The results also showed that the ing for the meaning in life again velopment of new interventions for the market. We saved less and spent
really need. I still have not used more of our income. Some are again
perspective, but meaning in life is presence of meaning in life exhib- because the meaning they once had patients searching for purpose." the gift cards I received for my
associated with better health, well- ited an inverted U-shaped relation- has changed." racking debts like crazy. Do you
ship, while the search for meaning in The three-year, cross-sectional
( Continued on page 6 ) birthday six months ago. really have to own the latest and the
greatest?
When it comes to your Mom, it’s a
A Rapidly
Sometimes my wife and I talk
faster has become the normal way an item price-checked. ing through texting and “tweeting” different story. It has to be something about the past holiday seasons when
of life. We find ourselves getting We wolf down our meals and don’t because the messages are shorter and she wanted or an upgrade to what
( Continued from page 5 ) we were young kids. There were no
impatient and angry with slower bother to chew our food as we are faster to compose and read. And we she has now. Most women never get
Massachusetts Institute of Technol- Christmas trees, no lights, no gifts or
drivers on the freeways even when supposed to do. We are so in a hurry end up spending too much for cell tired of shopping or buying some-
ogy says, “When you collapse time no family dinners. I never asked or
there’s no reason to be in a rush. that we eat and drink and put on our phone bills. thing new or items on sale. There
and distance, everything speeds up, expected anything from my parents.
This has resulted in a lot of road make-up in our cars. We don’t even Another trend is that portable digi- will always be an extra space in her
because what had been a physical, She also understood her parent’s
rage, unwanted fights, and even lives want to compose an email, much tal communication allows employees closet or jewelry boxes. There is no
material limitation to human action is tough financial situation. There was
lost. We groan and we curse when less write letters and post them via to be reached anywhere, anytime. age limit when it comes to shopping
now gone.” no Santa Claus for us. Yet, we have
the customer in front of us at the the snail mail, because it takes too It’s not unusual to see people with for her new outfit, shoes, purses,
Even if there’s no need to hurry, no regrets since it really made us ap-
grocery checkout counter is having long. So we prefer communicat- their families on the beach or park, jewelry or matching accessories. The preciate our lives better.
while frantically working at their older she gets, the better she shops How you spend your holiday
laptops or composing messages on and by now she believed she was season is up to you. Why not do
their Blackberries. born to shop. It can be a real chal- something that you really enjoy and
More people are bringing work lenge picking up the right gift for your love ones can cherish for a long
home, and working longer hours, your Mom. time. Before you worry about other
because of concerns about getting
people, focus on your family first.
laid off if they don’t put in extra Husbands and sons should not The holiday season should not be
hours. Working overtime, working make the same mistakes when about gifts being exchanged. Why
weekends, and being on call 24/7 buying gifts for Mom. If you have not teach young children about the
are standard for employees at many no idea what to buy, consult other true spirit of Christmas. Why not
companies. women. She will never forget the spend some quality time with your
In a world of rapid change, learning terrible items you gave her in the spouse, your partner or your chil-
can never stop. A worker cannot past. The gift has to be something for dren. This could be your December
tackle new challenges, take advan- her exclusive use. It doesn’t have to to remember.
tage of new information or make cost a lot of money but, something
judgment calls on novel situations she can appreciate and cherish. You
without learning along the way. may have to shop early so you don’t
More than merely being embed- end up buying left over gift items in
ded into work, learning has become stores. Depending on your financial
integral to work. Social learning at status, buy a gift that you can honest-
work does not exist outside of that ly afford. Your Mom will understand
context. Likewise, informal learning but, don’t be a cheapskate either.
can’t be isolated from work itself as
learning as work. Majority of men don’t like to
Personally, I welcome change. spend so much time shopping. If we
Change is growth. Change is life. It already have an idea what to get for
is the way it’s meant to be!

VA
Vendo The need suming that at one time, when she
ushered in a group of clients to a
lic could visit to learn more about
our community and appreciate our
r ( Continued from page 1 )
conference room in their law office,
one asked for coffee, thinking she
culture, thereby promoting a better
understanding of each other.”
who had achieved the ranks of were an office assistant. He was em- The proponents plan to lease a
officer in the United States Armed barrassed and apologetic when she building owned by the City of Na-
Forces. later presided over the meeting. tional City, where most San Diego
It was a festive occasion, highlight- The philanthropic endeavors of my Filipino Americans conduct busi-
ed by the presentation of a plan to friend and his wife are legendary. ness, through a grant provided by the
build a Filipino American Heritage They built and donated houses in City itself.
Museum in San Diego. The main his hometown for Gawad Kalinga, a One of the speakers noted that an
proponent of this noble endeavor charitable organization that provides immigrant family undergoes three
is a successful Filipino American housing and mentorship to the poor. stages of transition. The grandfather
who, with his wife, had been spend- They donated $72,000 to the Divine sacrifices by working hard so his son
ing considerable effort and money Mercy Hills Foundation of Southern can build wealth, which the grandson
in philanthropic works. His was a California, a 501(c)3 non-profit with uses to achieve artistic endeavors.
success story, one who has achieved an all-volunteer board, that seeks to He cited his family as an example.
the American dream. He was the build a shrine in Encinitas, Califor- “My grandfather sacrificed and
youngest of fourteen children, and
Office Hours
nia. It is where people now gather worked hard as a poor farmer so that
when their parents passed away, they every 13th of the Month from 2 to 4 his son could migrate to Manila and
had to stay in the care of one of their
Tues to Thu: 9-1 & 2-6
pm to pray the rosary and the Divine eventually join the U.S. Navy. After
relatives. Mercy chaplet and walk the Sta- my father had accumulated wealth,
“We were very poor,” he recalled.
Sat 9-3
tions of the Cross. This exemplary he could afford to support his chil-
“During dinner time, we had to grab Filipino American, who declares his dren to pursue our dreams, even if
our share of the food; otherwise, we bedrock values as God, country and they are not financially-rewarding
would not eat.” family, has even reached out to his artistic endeavors.”
Emergency Visits Welcome When he was old enough, he enlist-
ed in the U.S. Navy. He worked hard
affluent friends to support the proj-
ect. It is one of the many ways he
“How come there are no Filipino
Towns in America despite the fact
and educated himself until he rose to and wife are giving back for bless- we are one of the largest ethnic
the rank of a military officer. When ings received. In spite of his success, groups in the U.S.? Just look around,
he retired, he put up a business that he remains both humble and discreet, China Towns, Japan Towns, Korea
sought contracts with the military. going to great lengths to make sure Towns and Little Saigons are all
In addition he invested in real estate the good he does is carried out qui- over. My theory is that the Filipinos
properties until he became a multi- etly and without fanfare. can assimilate easily with the general
millionaire. He now lives with his It is hard to say if he will take on a population, especially since they are
wife at one of the most affluent and more prominent role as a philanthro- proficient in English, and therefore
exclusive gated communities in pist in the future, but it is possible never needed to cluster together in
the country. Bill Gates, America’s because not only is the family truly one area like a Filipino Town.”
richest person, owns a house in the blessed but life has been given new Despite this advantage, however,
neighborhood. meaning when his wife miraculously Filipina teenagers, according to
His wife, a retired physician and survived a near fatal accident and a him, have the highest rate of suicide
university professor, was success- critical illness on separate occasions. in the country. He believes this is
ful in her own right. She recently I know for a fact he has more chari- because they lack a physical location
donated $100,000 to her alma mater table contributions which, out of where they could associate with their
in the Philippines. Their children, a modesty, he refuses to divulge. countrymen and therefore learn their
son and a daughter, are distinguished cultural identity.
lawyers. Their daughter had such an Filipino American Heritage
exemplary resume that I once pub- Museum Dr. Rizalino A . Oades
lished an article in the Asian Journal
about her “extraordinary educational During the FAMOS party, he This is precisely why we, in the
achievements as a Filipino American unveiled the group’s plan to put up a Asian Journal, used to publish the
student in San Diego.” There I listed Filipino American Heritage Museum essays of the Filipino American
her credentials from grade school in San Diego. students of the pioneering Filipino
at a private Catholic school to Yale, “This would be our legacy, a place American professor at the San Diego
Oxford and Harvard University. where Filipino Americans could State University, Dr. Rizalino A .
She looked so young and unas- gather, one that the general pub- ( Continued on page 5 )
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Lifestyle
Senate confirms Trump-backed Fil-Am to federal appeals court
INQUIRER.NET U.S. Bureau refused to answer questions about
WASHINGTON, DC — Over other controversial issues. He should
the objections of California’s not be confirmed.”
Democratic senators, the Senate
on Tuesday confirmed a con- Not all nominees to federal ap-
peals courts come from lower-court
servative, openly gay Filipino positions or jobs that made them a
American prosecutor to the Ninth regular presence in appellate court-
Circuit Appeals Court. rooms, though the senators noted a
significant portion of the appellate
A Rapidly Changing World Patrick Bumatay, Trump’s ninth experience Bumatay does boast

I
appointee to the Ninth Circuit, came after he was first tapped for the
was confirmed in a 53-40 vote in Ninth Circuit seat.
n this world, change It’s much easier, and it felt good to
has come and it came be computer literate and no longer the Senate on Tuesday afternoon.
relegated to the age of the dinosaur. Bumatay defended his record by
so rapidly. Many histo- There are times, however, that Bumatay was opposed by Cali- noting he has handled nine trials in
rians and sociologists have I miss my old trusty electronic federal district courts, argued twice
fornia Senators Dianne Feinstein before the Ninth Circuit, made a
expressed concern about this typewriter. Sure it took a lot more and Kamala Harris, both of whom dozen filings in appellate cases and
time to type an article as it is on
rapid change. They tell us the computer. But my typewriter serve on the Senate Judiciary clerked for an appeals court judge.
Confirmed in a 53-40 vote Tuesday, Bumatay becomes the first openly gay ap-
that today’s world is chang- never crashed, it never bogged down Committee. Trump has nominated pellate judge appointed by President Donald Trump and the first of Filipino descent.
ing at an accelerated rate, because of spyware or viruses, and Bumatay for a judgeship three A member of the conservative Fed- DOJ PHOTO
I didn’t have to read a manual to times since 2018 and the Cali- eralist Society and the son of Fili-
unlike anything past genera- pino immigrants, Bumatay will take
tions witnessed. figure out how to fix it, or call my fornia senators have consistently
server every time it crashed. the seat on the appeals court held by
Gabe Ignatow, Ph. D., a sociologist opposed him each time. U.S. Circuit Judge Carlos Bea, an
I also can remember “back then”
at the University of North Texas, when we don’t carry cell phones and appointee of President George W.
wrote: “The fear of rapid change Feinstein and Harris said Buma- Bush who is taking senior status.
PDAs and laptops with us wherever tay has not had enough experience
is big today. Many people see we went. A time when were no
the changes going on in the world working on appeals to do the job Bumatay has served as a federal
iPods, Blackberries, Palm Pilots, on the San Francisco-based federal
around us and are worried and Wi-Fi Internet, Facebook, Google, prosecutor in San Diego since 2012.
anxious. If they also have changes appeals court. Beginning in 2017, he served in sev-
YouTube and Twitter.
going on in their personal lives – it But why go down memory lane? eral roles including as a counselor to
can be overwhelming.” They also noted Bumatay told the the attorney general.
Because as change was rapidly hap- committee he assisted in the Justice
Yet change is constant. Time pening over the recent decade, this
passes and life changes. Department’s issuance of the so- Rated qualified by the American
is likely nothing to the changes that called zero tolerance immigration
In 1970, futurist writer Alvin are happening now and will happen Bar Association’s Standing Com-
Toffler described the effects of “too policy, which led to families being mittee on the Federal Judiciary,
in the coming years. Technologi- separated at the southern border. The James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse in San Francisco, home of the Ninth
much change in too short a period cal changes enable rapid mobility. Bumatay graduated from Harvard
of time” in his contemporary classic Law School in 2006 and worked in Circuit Court of Appeals. AP PHOTO
Employees can access files and “Patrick Bumatay lacks the knowl-
Future Shock. He predicted that messages from almost anywhere in private practice at the New York firm Eastern District of New York and He also worked with the Justice
people exposed to rapid changes in edge and experience necessary for Morvillo Abramowitz Grand, Iason for Judge Timothy Tymkovich on Department during the confirmations
the world and business can be done the Ninth Circuit,” Feinstein said in
modern life would suffer from stress on the run. & Anello from 2010 to 2012. the 10th Circuit. In another stint at of Supreme Court Justices Neil Gor-
and disorientation. He called it a tweet before the confirmation vote. the Justice Department, Bumatay such and Brett Kavanaugh, earning a
Expert talent from around the globe “He also acknowledged working on
“future-shocked.” can work on projects remotely and a Bumatay, who is openly gay, worked at the Office of Legal Policy departmental award for his work on
Four decades later, what Toffler the separation of immigrant families clerked for Judge Sandra Townes as a special assistant and counsel the Kavanaugh confirmation.
company may have employees work- while at the Justice Department and
wrote in 1970 describes our world of on the U.S. District Court for the from 2007 to 2008.
ing on the other side of the world or
today more than ever. Future shock
telecommuting from the comfort of
is here!
What has caused our world to
change so rapidly? The answer is
their kitchen tables. Businesses have
globalized and many companies
Angel Locsin
outsource work to countries that are ( Continued from page 12 )
technology. There’s no denying that
technological progress have created
thousands of miles away. supplies to remote areas. As a
Scientific and technological chang- board member of Zipline, Bono
positive changes. Inventions such as
es are taking place exponentially attended the event the day before
computers, the Internet, communica-
and at such breathtaking speed that U2’s much-awaited concert at the
tions satellites and genetic diagnos- many of us have difficulty keeping
tic tools help improve our lives in up with it. And, come to think of it, Philippine Arena.
many ways. Difficult tasks are made this has caused some levels of stress On the sidelines, Angel, who was
simple and can be done much more and anxiety for some of us! We have just included in Forbes’ 2019 Heroes
quickly. become a society in a hurry, creating of Philanthropy, was introduced to
I remember back then when I did a way of thinking that has seeped Bono as “one of the greatest humani-
not know how to use the com- into how we live our lives. Life has tarians.” Angel got “teary eyed” as
puter. But when I started writing become increasingly frantic! Bono signed her U2 shirt, accord-
for international print and on-line Sociologist Dr. Susan Silbey of the ing to Garlic Garcia, showrunner
magazines here in the United States and VIU Philippines chief creative
and in Canada, I had to learn how. ( Continued on page 4 ) officer.

The need
( Continued from page 4 )
Poll
( Continued from page 9 )
those whose faith only plays a minor
role (28%).
One major differentiation that
Oades. In his Asian American stud- some of the Church's key teachings. cannot be ignored is the wide gap ...
ies classes, Riz would assign them And 14% say they are Catholic, but between active Catholics and those
to write an essay about their experi- their faith only has a minor influence less influenced by Church teaching.
ences of growing up in America as a on their life. Just 3% say they con- Tweet
Filipino American. By sharing these sider themselves former Catholics. Just 32% of those who accept some
articles with our readers, espe- A combined 53% of active Catho- Church teachings say they are sure to
cially the youth, the young Filipino lics state either they are sure to vote vote for Trump or that there's a good
Americans will realize they have the for Trump in 2020 (43%), or there is chance they will do so, while 23% of
same experiences with the others of a 'good chance they will do so.'Tweet those whose faith plays only a minor
their kind. Somehow, it may resolve It was found that 39% of all U.S. role lean towards Trump.
their identity crisis and help in their Catholics go to Mass at least weekly; Yet even among active Catholics, in
assimilation. Now that Riz is gone, 49% believe in the Real Presence of a hypothetical race between Trump
his daughter Wai Ling and I thought Jesus in the Eucharist; and a mere and Biden, voters split evenly, with
of publishing these essays into a 13% go to confession at least once 46% supporting either candidate.
book. Unfortunately, while we still a year. Change the race to Trump vs. Sand-
have the materials, it will be hard, Among the most active Catholics ers and there's another even split at
if not impossible, to track down the — those who say they accept all 47% to 47%.
authors for permission to have their or most Church teachings — the
articles published. number is considerably higher: 66% Scandal and Catechesis
For years, my compadre Riz Oades of them believe in the Real Presence
and I had been discussing getting of the Eucharist; 56% attend Mass The sex abuse scandal has taken a
the oral histories of older Filipino at least once a week; 52% go to toll. A full 63% of American Catho-
Americans, including the early confession at least once a year; and lics say their trust in the leadership
manongs of the Hawaiian and North- 49% pray the Rosary at least once a of the Catholic Church has been
ern California plantations and the month. damaged by the clergy sex-abuse cri-
Navy enlistees of the 1950s, 60s and By contrast, 31% of those who do sis, and 55% of American Catholics
70s who had settled in San Diego. not accept key Church teachings disapprove of how the U.S. bishops
“Let’s interview them and record believe in the Real Presence; 21% have handled the abuse crisis.
their stories so that future genera- attend Mass weekly, 17% go to con- Even fewer American Catholics
tions will know about them before fession once a year and 21% pray the (44%) generally approve of how
they all pass away,” I told him. Rosary at least monthly. Pope Francis has handled the situa-
Though he agreed, that’s all we did, tion.
talk about it, until Riz Oades passed Politics According to some analysts, a par-
away, leaving me with nobody else ticularly striking aspect of the poll
to do the project with, and worse, no- How this plays out politically is is that it confirms the Church in the
body else to interview since almost also divided. Active Catholics sup- United States has failed in forming
everybody is gone. Gone too are the port President Trump overall, giving and catechizing two generations of
memories of these old-timers whose him a 52% job-approval rating Catholics. Professor Robert George
experiences in living in America (evangelical Protestants are highest, of Princeton University told EWTN
during the era of discrimination are at 60%). News Nightly:
worth sharing with the present and A combined 53% of active Catho- This is a failure of catechesis on the
future generations, if only for the lics say they are either sure to vote part of the Church that is massive.
lessons that need to be learned. for Trump in 2020 (43%), or there So even if you take the most devout
Catholic[s], those who believe all of
But there is hope. Even though is a "good chance they will do so" what the Church teaches or most of what
most of the memories are gone, the (12%). By comparison, Trump's the Church teaches, only 66% of those
remnants of what is left can still be overall job approval is 44% among believe in the Real Presence of Jesus
saved through the FAMOS’ project all Catholics, 50% among all Prot- in the Eucharist. You can’t get a more
of building a Filipino American estants and 42% among the general fundamental teaching to Catholicism.
Heritage Museum in San Diego. - AJ electorate. The poll tapped 2,055 U.S. registered
(To be continued) Approval of Trump's performance adult voters residing in the continen-
Next issue: Remembering the early is far lower among Catholics who tal United States, with 1,223 of them
Filipino American community leaders in reject some key teachings (35%) and self-identifying as Catholics. They were
San Diego contacted between Nov. 15–21.
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Perspectives
They were all relieved when the the Christmas Season. He was not
long mass finally ended which they
observed while occasionally dozing
sleepy yet and walked to the nearby
Plaza Miranda to watch the on-going Walk With Me
A journey from birth to eternity
off. On their way home, they passed stage show. It was an amateur night
by a bakery and knocked on the side that evening. The emcee was a guy
door. They were allowed in and saw called “Nanong Pandak (Mariano the
bakers kneading dough, cutting the shortie)”, who never rose to promi- by Paulina Evangelista
dough into pieces, and putting the nence above the provincial and city
pieces inside the oven as they baked stage shows where he performed. Paulina Evangelisga is a feature writer and colum-
pan de sal (dinner roll), which was There was a character in Kenkoy nist of the Asian Journal San Diego. This part of a
the breakfast staple of most Filipi- comic strip also called “Nanong series of articles that will be publsihed in book form.
nos. They bought three dozens of Pandak”. Perhaps the emcee took his

Twelve Days of Christmas Memories


the freshly baked and still hot bread
which they ate on their way home.
name after the character so that the
latter’s popularity would somehow Christmas Celebration
rub off on him. Chapter 18 Once the Christmas season starts,
Ninth Day of Christmas, Monday Every contestant was being given the shopping malls have a place for
( Continued from page 1 ) Philippine Revolution before the a bagful of goodies, courtesy of The celebration of Christmas, or Santa to take pictures with kids.
turn of the 20th century. His father’s Back in their house in Quiapo, he the evening’s sponsor, Good Earth Sometimes the parents take pictures
walked around the neighborhood Emporium. A judge would stop a the birth of Jesus, is slowly being
Seventh Day of Christmas family, on the other hand, remained with him too. So you can easily
with the Roman Catholic Church. after dinner to see and enjoy the contestant in the midst of his song eliminated in this generation.
Some people do not like the word predict that many guys who look
It was Saturday, the first day of For the children, the two churches various Christmas displays in the if he sang out of tune by sounding like Santa will have a job just sitting
their Christmas vacation. Riz, the were no different, as they believed it area. On Carriedo Street, Valleson a bell. Most of the time, the con- hristmas say- ing this is not just there and smiling with kids and
driver, dropped him and his siblings was just a matter of family tradition. Department Store had a mannequin testants only wanted to have the a religious celebration, referring grown-ups alike.
off at their maternal grandparents’ Their grandmother would occasion- of Santa Claus. Santa was waving at goodies, hence, they would join the to the hrist in Christmas. Some
house on Pepin Street, Sampaloc, ally attend the Aglipayan Church or window-shoppers while carrying a contest without any preparations people started say- ing “Happy I remember this one cartoon in a
Manila, where they would spend Roman Catholic Church, depending bag of toys across his right shoulder. and intentions to win. Often, the bell Holidays” instead of “Merry magazine that showed lots of men
their weekend. It was a chance to on convenience. The display at Otis Department store would ring after only one or two bars wearing Santa outfits, lining up at
depicted a Philippine barrio scene, of the songs, and the “singer” would Christmas,” so as not to offend
play with their cousins, who lived The walk to the church was excit- the unemployment office with the
ing. It was very cold, even while with a nipa hut and mannequins be awarded the goodies as a conso- others who do not have the same
with their families in a cluster of date December 26 on the illustration.
homes across the street of their they were wearing their thick sweat- dressed in Philippine attire, Barong lation prize. It was decades before religious beliefs. I wonder how much Santa earned
grandparent’s house. In the evening, ers. Along the way, they enjoyed the Tagalog for men and Patadyong the highly popular “American Idol” smiling in pictures all throughout the
together with his three other cousins, sights of the multicolored lights and costume for women. The most excit- television program of today would As for me, personally, I still like the
holidays!
Pabling, Rey and Benny, he went lanterns that adorned the windows of ing display for him was always the discover that capitalizing on the old way of say- ing “Merry Christ-
door to door singing Christmas the houses in the neighborhood. The Everlast Toy Store on Raon Street. somewhat funny, if not humiliating, mas” instead of “Happy Holidays”
Does anybody think that Christmas
carols in the neighborhood, just like only remaining nipa hut in the street That year, it had a giant robot that antics of prospective “idols” during for the simple reason that we are
is still a cel- ebration of Jesus’ birth-
the other kids. They only had his always had the most beautiful lan- hovered over a group of children audition shows would be downright celebrating the coming of Jesus
day? People all over the world will
ukulele (which he could not play); tern in the area. A talented son of the who looked excited, rather than entertaining. Christ into the world. This holiday
have their own opinion.
two rocks; an empty gallon can of homeowner, whom they never saw, afraid, as they held on to their toys. When he returned to the printing has become so commercialized, and
One time our parish priest talked
ice cream with one end covered with made it. He had leprosy, and he was The other displays to see in the area press at midnight, his mother had that kids know Santa Claus more
about how people spent so much
a piece of raincoat material to serve always confined inside the house were those in the first run movie the- already ordered pancit bihon and hot than they know Jesus Christ is not
time shopping and buying gifts
as a drum; and a pair of maracas as lest nosy neighbors might report aters along Rizal Avenue, like State, pan de sal for the pressmen to eat surprising. Who would not want to
during Christmas season. We have a
instruments. When they divided their him to the authorities and have him Ever, Avenue, Universal and Ideal. during their break. The pancit bihon see Santa in the mall and ask for a
long list of names, family members
loot among themselves, they got committed to the leprosarium. That They featured huge Christmas lan- they bought from a Chinese restau- gift he or she wants to receive? How
and friends to buy gifts for. We are
twenty-five centavos each, the most Christmas, he made a huge circular terns if not big, brightly lit Christmas rant along Villalobos Street was very can you refuse to believe that what
so busy with all the material gifts
money they had ever earned in their lantern shaped like a house. With the trees in their lobbies. Along Escolta delicious and dripping with oil. The you wish for will be a reality?
that we forget the reason why we are
lives. Christmas carols, both in the lit candle inside and soft wind blow- Street, the premier commercial cen- pan de sal was freshly baked and celebrating the birth of Jesus.
street and on radio, filled the air. ing, images of animals appeared and ter at that time, prominent stores like crunchy. – AJ It is not wrong to create a character
went around like a carousel. Botica Boie, Berg’s, Sim’s, Soriente that later on will just be considered (To be continued)
Eight Day of Christmas, Sunday Their clan filled up four pews of Santos and others beckoned shoppers (To be continued) fictional, like Santa Claus. For a little
the medium-sized church. Bishop with dazzling arrays of Christmas kid, he is the Christmas hero, some-
one who brings gifts to all the kids in Call the Asian Journal
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They woke up at their grand- Isabelo Delos Reyes Jr. officiated the displays. Sidewalk vendors along
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thirty, everybody, including their the mass, they lined up towards the huge eyes that could cling to a post Jeste said next research steps kids to behave so that Santa will advertising needs.
grandmother, aunts and cousins, life-size image of Jesus the Nazarene like monkey. include looking at other areas, such bring them gifts on Christmas.
had gathered on the street to walk to kiss his feet, an act of devotion. When he returned to their house, as wisdom, loneliness and compas-

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accomplishments with the world and
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and counties across the country." Araneta Divinagracia; Virginia Ferrer; Msgr. Fernando G. Guti-
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A Christmas list 2019
hoods across the United States, and Tran. Contributors: Ernie Delfin; Dr. Ed Gamboa; Atty. Rogelio
today immigrant-owned businesses
____Diva Diamonds employ nearly six million workers Karagdag; and Bill Labestre, MBA.
nationally. Immigrant-owned businesses
This is the year to be a little less also play an outsized role in revitalizing
selfish (yes, that’s me you hear _____ scooter
____iPod Touch
neighborhoods through entrepreneur- In Pursuit of Excellence:
snickering in the background) ____Apple Watch (yes, Series 4) ship, reversing population decline and Eugenio “Ego” Osin, 1946-1994
_____ Amazon gift card homeownership. Joe Cabrera, 1924 - 1996
A growing number of places recognize
Christmas, 2019. Another year just
_____ plenty of “other” (this is not
____snowboard that being welcoming leads to prosper- Soledad Bautista, 1917 - 2009
whizzed by and we almost didn’t ity. Currently, one in seven Americans Dr. Rizalino “Riz” Oades, 1935 - 2009
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As the
workers who patronized her prepared
meal. It would be almost dark when
“See,” I emphasized, “Because of
this picture, many all over the world Bono: We salute the truth-tellers,
the activists who keep this country
she did return home with her earn- still think that all Filipinos are still in

Bamboos ings. Unable to go to school, she had


resigned herself to her daily routine
the savage era. That’s like you think-
ing that Africans are still savages
spiritually safe
Sway
until she heard that there were better because of all the Tarzan movies you
opportunities for her in Manila. have seen.”
With her meager savings, she took She finally relented. As there was
The lead singer of U2 on ally safe. We salute you,” he added.
by Rudy Liporada the boat bound for Manila and ended not cell phones nor emails during Wednesday honored Red Cross Bono earlier underscored the
volunteers, activists, and journal- importance of the safety of journal-
Read previous articles by Rudy Liporada up as a katulong (nanny). She would those times, she would only see her ists, saying that he has a “very deep
at ww.asianjournalusa.com eventually marry my father who grandchildren again after three years. ists during the Irish rock band’s
conviction about journalism.”
was doubling as a taxi-driver and a She was then already bed ridden first-ever concert in Manila. The Philippines is one of the dead-

A conversation with my Mom


bell-ringing ice-cream vendor to fin- due to a stroke. After another year, Bono called on the audience to liest countries for journalists, right
ish his BS Commerce. He was from she saw them again when we were keep volunteers and “truth-tell- up there with war-torn countries like
Leyte, also in the Visayas. He would already immigrating to the United ers” in their prayers. Syria and Iraq.
(Publisher’s Note: This article is a with Project Monitoring Department not complete his commerce course States. By then, she was totally “Today I met some incredible vol- Bono also appealed to President
chapter in Baguio Vignettes of our of the National Economic Develop- for he had impregnated my mom of paralyzed. unteers of the Red Cross. Let’s keep Rodrigo Duterte not to compro-
Lives, a book by the author with his ment in San Fernando, La Union, the who would be me. Three months after we arrived in them in our prayers, the ones who mise human rights for the sake of
brother, Cesar Liporada. Reprinted future was bleak for a better life in Nonetheless, my father had enough the US, she died. As were new in the keep us safe from physical harm,” progress.
from Asian Journal 01.05.2018) the Philippines. business and managerial sense that, US, we were not able to afford to fly he said. The band’s concert was held at the
when my mom’s amo decided to home to attend her funeral. “Also in our prayers, let’s keep the Philippine Arena in Bulacan. — Ju-
Cardinal
“Bakit sa Africa kayo pupunta “That’s different. What I did was expand business in Baguio City, journalists, the truth-tellers, the ac- lia Mari Ornedo/BM, GMA News
(Why do you have to go to only within the Philippines,” mom the amo brought them there to help tivists who keep this country spiritu-
said. manage the business. So, it was that ( Continued from page 1 )
Africa)?” My mother was so we, along with a younger brother of This appointment means Tagle
U2’s Bono leads launch of blood
concerned. “Nakakatakot doon “It is the same, mom. That was mine, became residents of Baguio
(It is scary out there).” She was now heads part of the Roman Curia,
in the late 1940’s. The world now City. which functions like a Cabinet of the
delivery service via drone
so apprehensive and adamant to is smaller because of improved “Ok, then. You both can go,” my Pope. It also comes as the Philip-
give her blessings when we broke means of transportation and technol- mother finally gave her blessing for pines is set to mark the 500th year of
the news to her that I and my wife ogy. Your leaving Cebu for Manila us to go to Africa. “But you have to Christianity in the country in 2021. By Margaret Claire Layug, GMA of deliveries per day.”
will be going overseas to work in and, consequently, Baguio, is now leave the kids. It would be too dan- Tagle replaces Fernando Filoni, News, 12/11/2019 —Margaret Claire
Zambia, Africa and we would be equivalent to Filipinos leaving the gerous for them to be there.” To her, who is set to become the next Grand After years of leading humani- @MClaireLayug
Philippines for better pastures over- Africa was still the dark continent Master of the Order of the Holy Sep- PHL Red Cross partnered with Zipline
shuttling our four children, ages with all those cannibals that Tarzan tarian activities around the world,
seas as was your intention when you ulcher, according to Vatican News. for for nationwide drone delivery of
8, 6, 4, and 3 along with us. “And left your province.” had to fight with; and, of course, U2’s frontman Bono is now
The Roman Curia, according to blood and medicine across the PHL @
why do you have to go abroad there were the lions and other wild leading a project in the Philip- gmanews —
the Apostolic Constitution Pastor
when we (with your dad), could My mother was born in the isolated animals that could devour her grand- Bonus by the late John Paul II, is the pines, one that aims to speed up The service is expected to launch in
help you with your daily needs?” hinterlands of San Fernando Moun- children. bureaucracy that helps the pope "in the delivery of blood and medical the summer of 2020.
tains in Cebu in the Visayan Islands, To appease her, I showed her a the exercise of his supreme pastoral supplies across the country. Nevertheless, Senator Gordon said
This was in late 1981 in Baguio Philippines. My aunts would later picture of Lusaka, the capital of office." The Grammy award-winning Irish the PRC "will soon be able to reach
City. point to me the mountain sides, blan- Zambia, where we were bound to, There are only 9 congregations in the singer is a board member of Zipline, patients at hospitals across the coun-
keted with coconut groves pregnant in the Encyclopedia Britannica. Pope's "Cabinet," one of which is Tagle's a drone delivery company that just try on-demand within minutes."
“Mom,” I said, “our going abroad with rich copra for export. There The city’s main thoroughfare, Cairo office. This makes Tagle one of the most partnered with the Philippine Red "We’re going to use drones to bring
is no different from your leaving were also thick patches of banana Road, was with American and Eu- powerful men in the Catholic Church. Cross (PRC) for a national-scale you the life-saving blood you need
Cebu for Manila and eventually set- orchards. “That’s were your nanay ropean cars (though maybe fifteen Members of the Roman Curia are usu- blood delivery system in the Philip- right away. This new technoogy
tling here in Baguio City.” I had to used to play with monkeys,” an aunt years behind the newer brands) and ally based in Rome, and it is still unclear pines. could help us save thousands of
emphasize that we had to go abroad said when I was finally able to visit with tall buildings (the highest being if Tagle will soon have to leave his post —Margaret Claire
as archbishop of Manila.
lives.”
because we were projecting that we my mother’s birthplace in 1998, thirteen floors). The black men in the @MClaireLayug Bono, on the other hand, empha-
could provide opportunities for our picture had ties and suits and with Tagle became the 32nd archbishop of
almost ten years after she died. Manila in 2011. Prior to this, he served
Philippine Red Cross is partnering sized that “Access to universal
four growing boys for their future if attaché cases. I told her that Lusaka as bishop of Imus, Cavite, from 2001 to with Zipline to bring national-scale healthcare is a human right.”
we did leave. Although my wife is My mother started cooking rice and is a modern city and it is just her 2011. drone delivery of blood across Philip- "Music is my passion but actually
a nurse instructor (Baguio Gen- viands to vend down the mountains misconception that made her gen- He was then appointed as cardinal in pines. — Zipline is where all my passions
eral Hospital, St. Louis University, at the poblacion (town center) at the eralize that everything about Africa 2012 by then-pope Benedict XV. U2 frontman Bono, a Zipline board come together,"he said.
and Pines City Doctors’ Hospital age of 14. She had to start early in is still frightful. I also showed her a Tagle was ordained in 1982 at 25 years member, is also here for the band's first- He also stressed "the idea that
consecutively) and I was already in the morning to spare herself from picture under “F” in the encyclope- old. He obtained his bachelor's degree in ever Manila show tomorrow. @gmanews commerce should serve the people,
a middle management position in the hot sun when she trekked down dia. The caption said, ‘A Filipino’. pre-divinity from the Ateneo de Manila not people serve commerce," as well
Tarlac, Tarlac at the heel of being the paths and in time for lunch of the The picture was of an Igorot, holding University. – with reports from Paterno On Tuesday, Bono led the project’s as "the idea that the brightest minds
a spear, covered only in loincloth. Esmaquel II/Rappler.com launch in at the PRC Headquarters in shine even brighter when they work
Mandaluyong with PRC CEO Sena- for vulnerable lives."
tor Richard Gordon, Zipline CEO The rock legend is in the Philip-
Keller Rinaudo and US Ambassador pines for U2's first-ever concert in
to the Philippines Sung Kim. the Philippines on Wednesday (De-
Under the partnership, Zipline is set cember 11) at the Philippine Arena.
to establish three distribution centers, — LA, GMA News
which are eyed to make “hundreds

Joe DiMaggio and his exceptional


ability
Joe DiMaggio was one of the “slider, inside” and adjust his ap-
greatest hitters in baseball history. proach accordingly.
A three-time winner of the Most Once he finished the routine,
Valuable Player award, DiMaggio DiMaggio set the bat down, picked
was selected to the Major League up a piece of chalk, and scratched
All-Star team in each of his thirteen a tally mark on the wall. Then he
seasons. He is best known for his flicked on the lights to reveal thou-
remarkable hitting streak during the sands of tally marks covering the
1941 season when he recorded a hit basement walls. Supposedly, DiMag-
in fifty-six consecutive games—a gio then looked at the journalist and
record that still stands more than said, “Don't you ever tell me that I'm
seventy-five years later. a natural hitter again.”
DiMaggio then looked at the jour-
Here is little-known story about nalist and said, “Don't you ever tell
how DiMaggio acquired his excep- me that I'm a natural hitter again.”
tional ability.
As the story goes, a journalist was We love stories like this—stories
interviewing DiMaggio at his home that highlight how remarkable
and asked him what it felt like to be success is the product of effort and
such a “natural hitter.” Without say- perseverance. In recent years, the
ing a word, he dragged the reporter study of hard work has developed
downstairs. In the shadows of the into a scientific pursuit. Experts have
basement, DiMaggio picked up a begun to refer to focused and effort-
bat and began to repeat a series of ful training as “deliberate practice”
practice swings. Before each swing, and it is widely considered to be the
he would call out a particular pitch recipe for success.
such as “fastball, low and away” or Source: JamesClear.com

Country Club marriage proposal


At a country-club party a young "Look," she said. "We only met a
man was introduced to an attractive half hour ago. How can you be so
girl. Immediately he began paying sure? We know nothing about each
her court and flattering her outra- other."
geously. The girl liked the young "You're wrong," the young man
man, but she was taken a bit aback declared. "For the past 5 years I've
by his fast and ardent pitch. She was been working in the bank where
amazed when after 30 minutes he your father has his account."
seriously proposed marriage.
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Spiritual Life
Want to turn your life around? Catholic princess defends culture
Pray this prayer of St. Benedict of life in stirring speech
by Philip Kosloski, Aleteia.org a false peace. Not to forsake charity. Not tion till natural death, to marriage
to swear, lest I swear falsely. To speak between one man and one woman,
Sometimes we can get stuck the truth with heart and tongue. Not and to religious freedom, have all
in a bad place. Particular sins to return evil for evil. To do no injury: been substantially degraded, warned
consume us and we have difficult yea, even to bear patiently any injury the Princess, signaling a dangerous
breaking the cycle and starting on done to me. To love my enemies. Not to shift in priorities.
the path of life. curse those who curse me, but rather
December 15th, 2019: 3rd Advent to bless them. To bear persecution for "The West is obsessed and worried

Advent: A Time for the Lord


Renouncing your old ways of and totally taken by global warming
justice’ sake. Not to be proud. Not to be
doing things is never easy to do and animal life. But, where have we
given to intoxicating drink. Not to be
and can often take a lifetime to an over-eater. Not to be lazy. Not to be come to if animals and plants have
Joke of the week: A catechist put the Nativity Scene, the Infant Jesus,
this question to her fifth-graders, and the Holy Family, are reduced to
fully accomplish. Yet, we should slothful. Not to be a murmurer. Not to be more [legal] appreciation than hu-
never grow discouraged when we man beings?" asked the Princess.
“What is Christmas a time for?” She folklore and consumerism. It is not a a detractor. Featured ImagePrincess Gloria von
got the answers one might expect, big surprise at all that many youths fall, or give up our desire to draw To put my trust in God. To refer the Thurn und Taxis at the Nov. 26-28, 2019
closer to Christ. He is there every Commenting on how all-pervasive
“Birthday of Jesus”; "A time for growing up in this environment do good I see in myself to God. To refer any Conference on Persecuted Christians in
Budapest, Hungary. Eduard Proels has been this change in priorities,
presents"; “A time for lots of candy entertain doubts and confusions step of the way, guiding us back evil in myself to myself. To fear the Day she underlined the point, by stating:
and good eats.” Then, she got an an- about their faith. to him. of Judgment. To be in dread of hell. To
by Scott Schittl, LifeSiteNews | 12/5/2019 – “Even the Pope has proclaimed a
swer that was truly different and full But, doubts may bring about Here is a lengthy but powerful desire eternal life with spiritual longing.
Princess Gloria von Thurn und ‘global emergency’ for climate.”
of meaning. A boy said, “Christmas something constructive, beneficial, prayer attributed to St. Benedict. To keep death before my eyes daily. To
is a time for sportsmanship, because and clarity. John the Baptist did not keep constant watch over my actions. To Taxis – Catholic thinker, busi-
you don't always get everything you have doubts about Jesus as the Mes- It summarizes a person’s desire nesswoman, philanthropist, and Princess Gloria went on to criticize
to be a good person and openly remember that God sees me everywhere. people in the West for wanting to
want.” siah. But John's disciples entertained To call upon Christ for defense against artist – gave a rousing speech
renounces any sins that might rule live in a “natural and healthy” envi-
serious questions about the identity evil thoughts that arises in my heart. To in Budapest, Hungary, on the
their life. While its not a magic ronment while accepting the “most
Scriptures: First Reading: Isaiah of Jesus. John needed clarifications definition of Christian-based
guard my tongue against wicked speech. atrocious and unnatural and un-
35: 1-6a, 10. The return of the exiles from Jesus. In a culture where family formula, it is a good starting place To avoid much speaking. To avoid idle human rights, and on how these healthy proceedings” when it comes
to Jerusalem from the Babylonian loyalty is highly regarded, its substi- for someone who wants to change talk. To read only what is good to read. rights are under attack in the West to the human species.
captivity is reminiscent of the first tution by another “family” such as their life and embrace God’s will.
Exodus: the wilderness will shout for To look at only what is good to see. To today.
the group of Jesus demands com-
pray often. To ask forgiveness daily for “We all want to live in a natural and
joy, its flowers will blossom abun- plete assurance from its leader. The O LORD, I PLACE MYSELF IN YOUR my sins, and to seek ways to amend my Speaking at the 2nd International healthy environment. But, how is it,
dantly. There will also be awesome giving up one's biological relation- HANDS and dedicate myself to you. life. To obey my superiors in all things then, that we accept and tolerate the
miracles: the blind will see, the deaf ships by far outweighs the effects of I pledge myself to do your will in all
Conference on Persecuted Chris- most atrocious and unnatural and un-
will hear, and the lame will walk. that sacrifice. Jesus proves that by rightful. Not to desire to be thought holy, tiansconvened Nov. 26-28 by the
things: To love the Lord God with all my but to seek holiness. To fulfill the com- healthy proceedings when it comes
Second Reading: James 5: 7-10. The his miraculous actions, he is truly the Hungarian Government, Princess
heart, all my soul, all my strength. Not mandments of God by good works. To to our own species,” she said.
Letter of James echoes the theme Messiah, because through him God Gloria reflected on how vari-
to kill. Not to steal. Not to covet. Not to love chastity. To hate no one. Not to be “Take, for example, hormone treat-
of waiting. The Letter suggests that made the blind see, the lame walk,
though we are aware of the Mes- and the deaf hear. Therefore, to put bear false witness. To honor all persons. jealous or envious of anyone. Not to love ous legal protections, which had ment. Hormone treatment for egg
Not to do to another what I would not been the cornerstone of Christian harvesting, for surrogate mothers,
siah's first coming into the world, one's faith in Jesus is not in vain. strife. Not to love pride. To honor the
wish done to myself. To chastise the civilization, are now in danger of for surrogate children. Or, take the
we should also not lose sight of his Advent is a time when we have to aged. To pray for my enemies. To make
body. Not to seek after pleasures. To love being eradicated from society. unhealthy sex-change. How unnatu-
second coming at the end of time. In re-NEW our faith in Jesus. This new- peace after a quarrel, before the setting
fasting. To relieve the poor. To clothe ral is that? And, how traumatizing
the meantime, the true disciples of ness is evident in Isaiah who writes of the sun. Never to despair of your
the naked. To visit the sick. To bury the Protections, which society formerly for body and soul is it when you rip
Jesus should always put their faith about the blossoming flowers and mercy, O God of Mercy. Amen
dead. To help in trouble. To console the gave to human life from concep- apart the baby and suck it out of its
and hope in God. Gospel: Matthew in James who compares the coming
mother’s womb? Or, euthanasia,”
11: 2-11. Advent is a time of letting of the Lord “to the precious yield of sorrowing. To hold myself aloof from
she continued.
go of the old unacceptable habits the soil.” In both readings, the new worldly ways. To prefer nothing to the “The souls that say this chaplet will be embraced by My mercy during their lifetime and
that hinder the new life offered by growth in nature is symbolic of the love of Christ. Not to give way to anger. especially at the hour of their death (754).” -- Words of Jesus in the Diary of St. Faustina
And, this is happening today. Now!
the coming Messiah. Jesus is the newness that the coming of the Lord Not to foster a desire for revenge. Not to CHAPLET OF THE DIVINE MERCY And, all of this, while we are all ob-
Messiah in whom we should have brings to the world. entertain deceit in the heart. Not to make sessed by eating natural and organic
complete trust and faith. Some of us perhaps entertain such Using the rosary beads, recite one Our Father, one
Hail Mary, and one I Believe in God. food,” she added.
questions as, “Are my efforts in try-
Princess Gloria then turned from
Reflections: Christmas is fast ing to be a better Christian or person is asking us, in the same way that he On the Our Father beads say this prayer, which the darkness of the culture of death,
approaching. Television and radio worth it? Where is the newness and invited the disciples of John, to take was given by Our Lord to St. Faustina (1905-1938).
to the light of the culture of life.
constantly remind us about this. growth in my spiritual life? Where a second close look at our life and to Eternal Father, I offer You the Body and Blood, Soul Ending her commentary on a
However, they do not always help us are the miracles?” Probably, part of feel his abiding presence. and Divinity of Your dearly beloved Son, Our Lord hopeful note, the Princess said that,
Christians to celebrate and observe the problem is that we are expecting Quotation of the week: This is the Jesus Christ, in atonement for our sins and those of by the grace of God, and through a
Christmas as we should. We live in a for the next big thing to happen to secret of joy. We shall no longer the whole world.
miracle of prayer, some countries
secularized and secularizing society the point that we overlook the little strive for our own way; but commit On the Hail Mary beads say: in the world, like Poland, Hungary,
in which Christian symbols, such as things that God is doing for us. Jesus ourselves, easily and simply to God's the United States, and Brazil, “have
way, acquiesce in his will and in For the sake of His sorrowful Passion, have mercy stopped the culture of death, and

A Christmas it doesn’t, don’t blame me. Just so doing find our peace. — Evelyn on us and on the whole world.
have now joined the promotion of
remember you could have been a Underhill. In conclusion say three times: Christian-based human rights.”
( Continued from page 6 ) bit better, you know. After all, you She concluded by encouraging all
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Arts & Culture


A Glimpse of Poll: Committed
Catholics more
Ilonggo History likely to support
by Dinggol Araneta
Divinagracia Trump
Dinggol is an Ilonggo Historian of modern times. Poor catechesis has impacted
He is a Lover of Nature by profession; a Genealogist Catholic demographic

Sabihin mo......
by avocation and an Advocate of Federalism. by Paul Murano, ChurchMilitant.com
| DETROIT, 12/11/2019 —

The Philippines’ Queen of Rock and


A new poll, one year before the
2020 election, shows that ac-
Sabihin mo sa akin na ako lamang ang 'yong mahal
Roll and "Original Queen of Comedy" tive Catholics who regularly go
to Mass and accept key Church
na ang mga mata mo'y sa akin lamang nakatanaw
na 'di mo papansinin sino mang babaeng nilalang
teachings are more likely to favor
sukdulang mahipan ka ng hangi't maduling ng tuluyan.
President Trump.
The initial poll, released Monday
— the first of four opinion polls Sabihin mong ako na'ng babaeng pinakamaganda
and punch lines delivered in her
heavy Cebuano accent brought her conducted by EWTN News and sa balat ng lupa isama mo pa itong si Eba
into prominence in the Filipino RealClear Opinion Research — at sa iyong paningin kawangis ko'y isang diyosa
entertainment industry. uncovers political and religious dif- tumaba man ako ng husto na tulad ni Dabiana.
She started singing with a band at ferences between U.S. Catholics and
the age of 16 in San Carlos, travel- the divides that exist among various Sabihin mong ako lamang ang nais mong makapiling
ing from town to town in fiestas Catholic groups, and demonstrates sa liwanag man nitong araw at sa gabing madilim
and barrio festivities throughout the that 22% of voters who self-identify
as Catholic are not at all monolithic. na walang sinumang makakapaghiwalay sa atin
whole Negros island (Occidental and
Oriental). No longer can "the Catholic vote" ulan man o bagyo, at matinding hagupit ng hangin.
With visions of fortune and fame, be neatly characterized as consisting
and to escape from poverty, Ramsey of blue-collar, pro-union, JFK-loving Sabihin mong hinding-hindi mo nga ako iiwanan
ran away from her mother’s home Democrats who reminisce about sa hirap at sakit dalawa tayong magdadamayan
in San Carlos, boarded a ship and FDR and be construed as a singular maging buto't balat man ang anyo natin balang araw
(DinggolAranetaDivinagracia -Ilong- Actress, Comedian, and a Singer landed in the country's capital, determining factor in swing states magsasama tayong dalawa hanggang sa kamatayan.
goNationMovement) who was born in San Carlos City, Manila. like Pennsylvania and Michigan.
Negros Occidental. Her father was She first rose to fame in 1958 after Substantial differences can be
“A tribute to Elizabeth Ramsey Arturo C. Ramsey, a Jamaican sea- found between young and old Catho- Sabihin mong tayo para rin hanggang sa ating pagtanda
winning a singing contest in Student
(December 3, 1931 - October 8, man, while her mother was a Filipina Canteen, the first noontime show on lics, and between white Catholics buhok m'ay pumuti, kumakalog man ang iyong baba
2015) on the occasion of her 88th of Spanish descent, named Marce- Philippine television. The rest sabi and Hispanic/Latino Catholics. sa pagtitig sa 'kin sabihin mong 'di ka magsasawa
Birthday on the 3rd day of De- lina Rivera Indino, a native of San dah! is history. One major differentiator is the kahit ang mga mata nati'y puno na ng kulaba.
Carlos --the last northern town of Elizabeth Ramsey was the mother wide gap that exists between active
cember 2019.” --dinggol.d~~~ Catholics and those less influenced
Negros Occidental at the boundary of Jaya, a recording artist, soul Copyright 2019 by Virginia Ferrer. All rights reserved.
of Negros Oriental. singer, rapper, record producer, by Church teaching, for example,
The Philippines’ Queen of Rock between more committed Catholics
and Roll and "Original Queen of During her almost 60 years career, actress, and dancer.
she established herself as an iconic * sources of photos: amazon.com & and CINOs (Catholics-in-name-
Comedy" Elizabeth Ramsey, hailed only), otherwise known as "cultural"
from the island of Negros in the showbiz personality and entertainer. abs-cbn
Ramsey's unique appearance as or "cafeteria" Catholics.
southwestern Philippines.
She was a nationally famous movie a result of her Filipino-Jamaican (Main source: Eli Gatanila Admin of
blood, stage antics, irreverent humor Old Negros FB Page) Religion

When it comes to level of faith,


self-identifying Catholics vary. A full
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minor child filed a petition with this court
for a decree changing names as follows
: Karter Lee-Suede Montgomery to
uled to be heard and must appear at the
hearing to show cause why the petition
should not be granted. If no written
a petition with this court for a decree
changing names as follows: Alireza
Emamitaleghani to  Alireza Emami
California Mobile Upholstery located
at 443 Flower Street Apt. B Chula Vista,
CA 91910.Registrant: Victor Manuel
( Continued from page 3 )
Karter Lee-Suede McNeely. THE COURT objection is timely filed, the court may Taleghani. THE COURT ORDERS that all Contreras,  443 Flower Street Apt. B
Journal: Date Nov. 19,2019
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- ORDERS that all persons interested in grant the petition without hearing. persons interested in this matter appear Chula Vista, CA 91910. This business
Peter C. Deddeh
MENT NO. 2019-9027573 this matter appear before this court at NOTICE OF HEARING before this court at the hearing indicated is conducted by: Individual. Registrant
Judge of the Superior Court
CARMEN’S CROSSFIT located at the hearing indicated below to show 01/23/20 below to show cause, if any, why the first commenced to transact business
AJ 272
1036 Dennery Road San Diego, CA cause, if any, why the petition for change 9:00 AM, Dept. 903 petition for change of name should not under the above name as of 11/19/19.
11/22/29 12/6/13/2019
92154.Registrant: Carmen Ann Jimenez, of name should not be granted. Any Superior Court be granted. Any person objecting to the Signature: Victor Manuel Contreras.
_________________
1036 Dennery Road San Diego, CA person objecting to the name changes 330 W. Broadway name changes described above must Statement filed with Recorder/County
92154.This business is conducted by: described above must file a written ob- San Diego, CA 92101 file a written objection that includes the Clerk of San Diego County on 11/19/19. 
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE-
Individual. Registrant has not begun jection that includes the reasons for the A copy of this Order to Show Cause reasons for the objection at least two AJ 291 12/13/20/27/2019   01/03/2020 
MENT NO. 2019-9028395
to transact business under the name objection at least two court days before shall be published at least once each court days before the matter is sched- _________________
Maggie’s Cleaning Service located
above. Signature: Carmen Ann Jimenez. the matter is scheduled to be heard and week for four successive weeks prior to uled to be heard and must appear at the
at 605 E. 28th Street National City, CA
Statement filed with Recorder/County must appear at the hearing to show the date set for hearing on the petition hearing to show cause why the petition ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR
91950. Registrant: Vanessa Gutierrez
Clerk of San Diego County on 11/14/19. cause why the petition should not be in the following newspaper of general should not be granted. If no written CHANGE OF NAME
Bain, 605 E. 28th Street National City,
AJ 280 12/6/13/20/27/2019 granted. If no written objection is timely circulation printed in this county. Asian objection is timely filed, the court may CASE NUMBER: 37—2019 –
CA 91950. This business is conducted
_________________ filed, the court may grant the petition Journal: Date Nov.05,2019 grant the petition without hearing. 00054428-CU-PT-NC
by: Individual. Registrant first com-
without a hearing. Peter C. Deddeh NOTICE OF HEARING TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Peti-
menced to transact business under the
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- NOTICE OF HEARING Judge of the Superior Court 01/21/20 tioner Raquel Lidia Leon filed a petition
above name as of 11/16/19. Signature:
MENT NO. 2019-9027307 01/21/20 AJ 286 8:30 AM, Dept. 61 with this court for a decree changing
Vanessa Gutierrez Bain. Statement filed
The Answer located at 518 Cassou Rd 8:30 AM , Dept. 61 12/13/20/27/2019   01/03/2020  Superior Court names as follows: Chelsea Dia Guerrero
with Recorder/County Clerk of San Di-
San Marcos, CA 92069.Registrant: De- Superior Court _________________ 330 W. Broadway to Chelsea Leon.  The change of name
ego County on 11/26/19. AJ 273 11/29
nise Elizabeth Martin, 518 Cassou Rd 330 West Broadway   San Diego, CA 92101 of a minor is being requested by one
12/6/13/20/2019
San Marcos, CA 92069.This business is San Diego, CA 92101 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR A copy of this Order to Show Cause parent.THE COURT ORDERS that all
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conducted by: Individual. Registrant first A copy of this Order to Show Cause CHANGE OF NAME shall be published at least once each persons interested in this matter appear
commenced to transact business under shall be published at least once each CASE NUMBER: 37—2019 – week for four successive weeks prior to before this court at the hearing indicated
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE-
the above name as of 11/2/2019. Signa- week for four successive weeks prior to 00061370-CU-PT-CTL the date set for hearing on the petition below to show cause, if any, why the
MENT NO. 2019-9028444
ture: Denise Elizabeth Martin. Statement the date set for hearing on the petition TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: in the following newspaper of general petition for change of name should not
OMG CREPES located at 3030 Plaza
filed with Recorder/County Clerk of San in the following newspaper of general Petitioner Hassan Emami Taleghani circulation printed in this county. Asian be granted. Any person objecting to the
Bonita National City, CA 91950. Regis-
Diego County on 11/12/19. AJ 281 circulation printed in this county. Asian filed a petition with this court for a Journal: Date Nov.15 ,2019 name changes described above must
trant: Luis Marin, 970 Hagmann Court
12/6/13/20/27/2019 Journal: Date Nov. 21,2019 decree changing names as follows: Peter C. Deddeh file a written objection that includes the
San Diego, CA 92114. This business is
_________________ Peter C. Deddeh Kimia Emamitaleghani to  Kimia Emami Judge of the Superior Court reasons for the objection at least two
conducted by: Individual. Registrant has
Judge of the Superior Court Taleghani. THE COURT ORDERS that all AJ 288 court days before the matter is sched-
not begun to transact business under
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- AJ 284 persons interested in this matter appear 12/13/20/27/2019   01/03/2020  uled to be heard and must appear at the
the name above. Signature: Luis Marin.
MENT NO. 2019-9028835 12/6/13/20/27/2019 before this court at the hearing indicated _________________ hearing to show cause why the petition
Statement filed with Recorder/County
Trinity Oracles, Trinity Oracle located at _________________ below to show cause, if any, why the   should not be granted. If no written
Clerk of San Diego County on 11/26/19.
830 Kuhn Dr #212932 Chula Vista, CA petition for change of name should not FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- objection is timely filed, the court may
AJ 274 11/29 12/6/13/20/2019
91921.Registrant: Jasmine Nicole Shan- FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- be granted. Any person objecting to the MENT NO. 2019-9028958 grant the petition without a hearing.
_________________
non, 830 Kuhn Dr #212932 Chula Vista, MENT NO. 2019-9028786 name changes described above must The Beauty Boutique located at 7881 NOTICE OF HEARING
CA 91921, Erika Renee Shannon, 830 Loraine Lashes located at 7381 file a written objection that includes the University Ave. La Mesa, CA 91942. 1/21/2020
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE-
Kuhn Dr #212932 Chula Vista, CA 91921 Nebraska Ave San Diego, CA 92139. reasons for the objection at least two Registrant: Mireya Gill, 4051 Marian 8:30 AM, Dept. 23
MENT NO. 2019-9027535
and Candace Elaine Shannon, 830 Kuhn Registrant: Loraine Gervacio Reduque,  court days before the matter is sched- St. La Mesa, CA 91942. This business Superior Court
ANIMAL RESCUE COALITION located
Dr #212932 Chula Vista, CA 91921.This 7381 Nebraska Ave San Diego, CA uled to be heard and must appear at the is conducted by: Individual. Regis- 325 S. Melrose Dr.
at 6650 Avenida De Las Pescas, La
business is conducted by: General Part- 92139. This business is conducted by: hearing to show cause why the petition trant has not yet begun to transact Vista, CA 92081
Jolla, CA 92037. Registrant: Victoria
nership. Registrant first commenced to Individual. Registrant first commenced should not be granted. If no written business under the name above. A copy of this Order to Show Cause
Turner, 6650 Avenida De Las Pescas,
transact business under the above name to transact business under the above objection is timely filed, the court may Signature: Mireya Gill. Statement filed shall be published at least once each
La Jolla, CA 92037.This business is
as of 6/1/19. Signature: Jasmine Nicole name as of 12/2/2019. Signature: grant the petition without hearing. with Recorder/County Clerk of San week for four successive weeks prior to
conducted by: Individual. Registrant
Shannon. Statement filed with Recorder/ Loraine Gervacio Reduque. Statement NOTICE OF HEARING Diego County on 12/05/19.  AJ 289 the date set for hearing on the petition
first commenced to transact business
County Clerk of San Diego County on filed with Recorder/County Clerk of San 01/21/20 12/13/20/27/2019   01/03/2020  in the following newspaper of general
under the above name as of 01/01/88.
12/04/19. AJ 282 12/6/13/20/27/2019 Diego County on 12/03/19.  AJ 285 8:30 AM, Dept. C-61 _________________ circulation printed in this county. Asian
Signature: Victoria Turner. Statement
_________________ 12/13/20/27/2019   01/03/2020  Superior Court   Journal: Date: Oct. 15, 2019
filed with Recorder/County Clerk of San
_________________ 330 W. Broadway FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- Sim von Kalinowski
Diego County on 11/14/19. AJ 275
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- San Diego, CA 92101 MENT NO. 2019-9029139 Judge of the Superior Court
12/6/13/20/27/2019
MENT NO. 2019-9028618 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR A copy of this Order to Show Cause Justin Pest Pro Consulting located AJ 292
_________________
TeflEnglishTeachers.com, Military- CHANGE OF NAME shall be published at least once each at 2203 Buckman Springs Rd Campo, 12/13/20/27/2019   01/03/2020 
BaseHats.com, EnglishTeacherGames. CASE NUMBER: 37—2019 – week for four successive weeks prior to CA 91906. Registrant: Justin Ronald _________________
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE-
com, RummyBearsRecipe.com located 00058583-CU-PT-CTL the date set for hearing on the petition Laverdiere, 2203 Buckman Springs  
MENT NO. 2019-9028605
at 2204 Reed Ave #2 San Diego, CA TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: in the following newspaper of general Rd Campo, CA 91906 and Michelle  FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE-
Too Sweet Clothing located at 3151
92109.Registrant: Darryl Lloyd Smith, Petitioner Katie Hickey Walders filed circulation printed in this county. Asian Armida Adams, 2203 Buckman Springs MENT NO. 2019-9029341
Marmil Ave San Diego, CA 92139.
2204 Reed Ave #2 San Diego, CA a petition with this court for a decree Journal: Date Nov.19,2019 Rd Campo, CA 91906. This business Jes Cleaning Crew, inc. located at
Registrant: Katie Lalap Simmons, 3151
92109.This business is conducted by: changing names as follows: Katie Peter C. Deddeh is conducted by: General Partnership. 1844 D Avenue National City, CA 91950.
Marmil Ave San Diego, CA 92139, CA
Individual. Signature: Darryl Smith. Hickey Walders to Katie Colleen Hickey. Judge of the Superior Court Registrant has not yet begun to transact Registrant: Jes Cleaning Crew, inc.,
92037 and Nathaniel Alan Simmons,
Statement filed with Recorder/County THE COURT ORDERS that all persons AJ 287 business under the name above. Signa- 1844 D Avenue National City, CA 91950.
3151 Marmil Ave San Diego, CA 92139.
Clerk of San Diego County on 12/02/19. interested in this matter appear before 12/13/20/27/2019   01/03/2020  ture: Justin Ronald Laverdiere. State- This business is conducted by: Corpora-
This business is conducted by: Married
AJ 283 12/6/13/20/27/2019 this court at the hearing indicated below _________________ ment filed with Recorder/County Clerk tion. Registrant first commenced to
Couple. Registrant first commenced to
_________________ to show cause, if any, why the peti-   of San Diego County on 12/09/19.  AJ transact business under the above name
transact business under the above name
tion for change of name should not be ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR 290 12/13/20/27/2019   01/03/2020  as of 08/24/18. Signature: Eduardo
as of 12/02/19. Signature: Katie L. Sim-
CASE NUMBER: 37—2019 – granted. Any person objecting to the CHANGE OF NAME _________________ Luis Lopez, President. Statement filed
mons. Statement filed with Recorder/
00061811-CU-PT-CTL name changes described above must CASE NUMBER: 37—2019 –   with Recorder/County Clerk of San
County Clerk of San Diego County on
TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: file a written objection that includes the 00060698-CU-PT-CTL FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- Diego County on 12/11/19.  AJ 293
12/2/19. AJ 276 12/6/13/20/27/2019
Petitioner Amber Kay Montgomery and reasons for the objection at least two TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: MENT NO. 2019-9027892 12/13/20/27/2019   01/03/2020
_________________
Steven Lorenzo McNeely on behalf of court days before the matter is sched- Petitioner Alireza Emamitaleghani filed
CASE NUMBER: 37—2019 –
00063190-CU-PT-CTL
TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Peti-
tioner Shengai Quan and Ian Vosper on
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should not be granted. Any person ob-
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jecting to the name changes described CA 92123, at which time bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. The project estimate is between $1,850,000 and
above must file a written objection that $2,100,000. This is a PSA project and requires prequalification. The District requires that Bidders possess any of the
includes the reasons for the objection at following classification(s) of California State Contractors License(s), valid and in good standing, at the time of bid open-
least two court days before the matter ing and contract award: C-10 or other appropriate license, subject to District approval. All late bids shall be
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A copy of this Order to Show Cause forms furnished by the District in the bid package beginning December 10, 2019. Bid packages will not be faxed. PRE- SAN DIEGO, CA 92120
shall be published at least once each QUALIFICATION OF BIDDERS: Pursuant to Public Contract Code (PCC) §20111.6, each contractor wishing to bid as
week for four successive weeks prior to a prime to the District for projects estimated at $1,000,000 or over, or any subcontractor performing the license classifi-
619.280.3483
the date set for hearing on the petition cations of A, B [if performing the work of] C-4, C-7, C-10, C-16, C-20, C-34, C-36, C-38, C-42, C-43 and/or C-46 wish-
in the following newspaper of general ing to submit a bid to a bidding prime contractor must be prequalified in order to bid. Projects estimated at 10 million
circulation printed in this county. Asian
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Journal: Date Nov. 27, 2019
Peter C. Deddeh download the most current prequalification application for your company. Completed applications must be submit-
Judge of the Superior Court ted to the District no later than January 3, 2020, which is 10 business days before the bid opening due date.
AJ 277 Any questionnaires submitted later than this deadline will not be processed for this Invitation for Bids. The District en-
12/6/13/20/27/2019 courages all general contractors bidding as a prime contractor, and all MEP subcontractors to request a questionnaire,
_________________ complete it and submit it as soon as possible. SENATE BILL (SB) 854 REQUIREMENTS: Effective July 1, 2014, no
contractor or subcontractor may be listed on a bid proposal, or awarded a contract for a public works project (awarded H Mart is seeking Stocking Clerks
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE-
for Seafood, Meat, Produce,
on or after April 1, 2015) unless registered with the Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) pursuant to Labor Code
MENT NO. 2019-9028738 §1725.5 [with limited exceptions from this requirement for bid purposes only under Labor Code §1771.1(a)]. This pro-
SOHEYLL located at 15637 Avenida
Alcachofa Apt. D, San Diego, CA 92128.
ject is subject to compliance monitoring and enforcement by the DIR. Prime contractors must add the DIR Registration
Number for each of their listed subcontractors to the Subcontractors List AND submit a certificate of registration for Grocery, and other departments.
Registrant: Soheyll Tavakoli, 15637 Ave-
nida Alcachofa Apt. D, San Diego, CA
their own firm and those of their listed subcontractors upon request by the District. Failure of the bidding prime contrac-
tor to list their subcontractors DIR Registration Number on the Subcontractors List at time of bid may result in rejection
(Full Time and Part Time)
92128.This business is conducted by:
of their bid as non-responsive. Refer to the following DIR Website for further information: www.dir.ca.gov/Public-Works/
Individual. Registrant first commenced
to transact business under the above PublicWorks.html. PREVAILING WAGES: Prevailing wage requirements apply to all public works projects and must be
name as of 08/04/19. Signature: Soheyll followed per Article 17 of the General Conditions of this bid. PROJECT STABILIZATION AGREEMENT (PSA): This
project is subject to the Project Stabilization Agreement (PSA) adopted by the Board of Education on July 28, 2009.
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VETERAN BUSINESS ENTERPRISE PARTICIPATION PROGRAM: Pursuant to Resolution In Support of Service
email ca.hr@hmart.com or call
12/3/19. AJ 278 12/6/13/20/27/2019
_________________ Disabled Veterans Owned Businesses (SDVOB) and Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises (DVBE) approved on May (562) 879-8591 to apply
10, 2011 by the Board of Education, the Bidder is required to satisfy a minimum DVBE participation percentage of at
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- least three percent (3%) for this project. In compliance with this Program, the Bidder shall satisfy all requirements enu-
MENT NO. 2019-9028430
Reliable Gov, Reliable Supply Com-
merated in the bid package. Each bid must be submitted on the Bid Form provided in the bid package and shall be
accompanied by a satisfactory bid security in the form of either a bid bond executed by the bidder and Surety Compa-
Locations:
pany, Reliable USA, Reliable Sup-
ply, Reliable MRO, Reliable Tactical,
ny, or a certified or cashier's check in favor of the San Diego Unified School District, in an amount equal to ten percent 9440 Mira Mesa Bl.,
Reliable located at 8710 Cottonwood
(10%) of their bid value. Said bid security shall be given to guarantee that the Bidder will execute the contract as speci-
fied, within five (5) working days of notification by the District. The District reserves the right to reject any and all bids
San Diego, CA 92126
Ave Santee, CA 92071. Registrant: Vilai
Sisoukvattana, 3004 Lasven Ct El Cajon, and to waive any irregularities or informalities in any bids or in the bidding process. No bidder may withdraw his bid for Tel. (858) 577-0060
CA 92019.This business is conducted a period of 120 days after the date set for the opening of bids. For information regarding bidding, please call 858-522-
by: Individual. Registrant has not begun 5822.
to transact business under the names SAN DIEGO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT 7725 Balboa Ave, San Diego, CA 92111
above. Signature: Vilai Sisoukvattana. Andrea O’Hara, M.A., Strategic Sourcing & Contracts Officer, Strategic Sourcing & Contracts Dept. CZ20-0666-23 Tel. (858) 836-9230
Statement filed with Recorder/County
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Weaving the Islands


"TAWA'T TULA"
ni Joe Cabrera
Pancit at Pako

W
Sa isang restaurant, tunay na nangyari
Sa isang kakaing, matandang lalaki eaving in the Phil- 3. Albay: Sinamay
Isang karanasang, di kawili-wili ippines is an art Textiles made out of abaca fiber are
Kung di ka matuwa, ika’y ma-pepeste called Sinamay. In the Bicol region,
that dates back to abaca is woven to make sheer
Pasok sa restaurant, si Don Damian Cuenco pre-colonial times. Many of Sinamay sheaths, which are used as
Tinawag ang waiter, at nagtanong kamo the provinces in this country, material for shawls, hats, gift bags
Ano ba’ng masarap, na luto nyo dito from the Northernmost tip of and wrappers, and other decorative
Na siyang “especial”, pang akit sa tao objects.
Luzon to the Southernmost 4. Aklan: Piña
Chop Suey especial po, ang numero uno island of Mindanao, has its The elegant piña cloth is made out
Mga suki naming, ‘yan ang dinadayo own unique weaving culture. of a specific pineapple species—the
Tig-lima’t tig-sampu, Iyan po ang presyo Red Spanish Pineapple, which has
Tiyak na masarap, mawi-wili kayo Each province or village uses large leaves that result in long fibers.
materials that are endemic to its area, The thin and translucent piña cloth is
Bakit ba may lima, at sampu pa’ng isa and motifs or colors that are tied embroidered and sewn into exquisite
Ano ba’ng kanilang, pagkaka-iba pa to the traditions of the indigenous dresses, blouses, and barong Tagalog
Sabihin mo sa ‘kin, nang malaman baga people who live there. You may have (a buttoned formal shirt).
Bago ko mag “to go”, ay matikman muna encountered a sofa throw or trendy 5. Puerto Princesa: Tepiña
dress made out of these Philippine The indigenous people of Palawan,
Hwag ka lang ma-ingay, sa writer na bulong fabrics—get to know where they an island southwest from Luzon,
Pareho lang sila, kung lasa ang tanong were made and the story behind its were known for weaving baskets,
‘Yung lima’y kokonti, ang sahog na hipon weaves in our map of popular indig- and this possibly evolved into weav-
Ang sampu doble lang, recadong nando-on enous fabrics. ing cloth like Tepiña, made out of
1. Ilocos Norte and Ilocos knotted pineapple fiber and raw silk.
Okay ka okay ka, puri ng matanda Sur: Inabel The combination of luxurious silk
Kaya’t ako sa iyo, ay nagtitiwala Abel from the Northern provinces and textured piña creates a delicate
Tigli-lima muna, ako’y i-pagawa of Luzon may look simple, but the fabric that is favoured by fashion and
Upang may batayan, pag-order ko mam’ya patterns are actually complex, like accessory designers.
the kinurkurus (plaid), bandera- 6. Iloilo: Hablon
Sulat na ang waiter, order na kapag-kwan dos (stripes) binakul (dizzying The vibrantly hued plaid fabric of
Sa chef ay nagbilin, sarapan mo iyan whirlpools), and insukit (inserted Hablon is mostly woven in Miag-ao,
Sapagkat pag’yan daw, kanyang nasarapan designs). Inabel is used mainly for Iloilo in the Visayas. In the colo-
Pitong tigsa-sampu, ang kasunod naman clothing, blankets, table cloths and nial past, women used this colorful
runners, napkins, and more. cotton fabric for their patadyong,
Ano’t naluto na, chop suey na masarap 2. Cordillera Region: Ikat or work skirts. Hablon is now
At isinilbi na, ni Felix Agtarap The provinces of Abra, Benguet, ( Continued on page 9 )
Ang bango ng luto, ay langhap na langhap Ifugao, Kalinga, and the Mountain
Kasabay ng usok, dun sa kanyang harap Province have a large variety of
fabrics. Their blankets, tapis (skirt),
Ngunit ano ito, una pa lang subo and funerary cloths are woven with
Ay may nakuha syang, maliit na pako simple stripes and diamonds, or with
Tawag sya sa waiter, halika nga “Ato” meaningful motifs as seen in the
Kasama ba itong, talaga sa luto? Ifugao ikat or Bontoc blanket, which
represent social rank or a stage in
Ano naman ngayon, ang “say” mo kay ako life.
Kung sa bagay naman, ako’y bilib sa ‘yo
Kung medyo maganda, ang kakatwiran mo
‘Tatapon ko’ng pako, kakanin ko rin ‘to
Gazini
( Continued from page 1 )
A T’Boli woman weaving T’nalak
cloth.

Itong waiter natin, na sobra ang talas at least to the Top 10, she said:
Sa ganitong “problema”, sanay na lumabas "I couldn’t do anything anymore
Mabilis nag-isip, ng bigla-ang lunas because what’s done is done.
Etong biglang sagot, pagka-tatas-tatas The only thing to do now is to
celebrate. We got into the top 20.
Tungkol po sa pako, na nakuha kamo That’s a hard thing to do, over 90
Kayo ang sa ngayon, a sisisihin ko
Ang lagay ba naman, sa tigli-lima nyo
gorgeous, unique girls out there.”
Ang ibig nyo pa ba’y, kasama’ng martilyo? She thanked the Filipino fans
who cheered for her.

SEA
Casugay remained grateful for all the
support he had been receiving from
( Continued from page 1 ) his fans, family and his fiancée Lisa
his buddy Rogelio ‘Jay-R’ Esquivel Verweij.
Meanwhile, Siargao’s very own surfing
Jr. Sunday in the men’s longboard professional John Mark “Marama” To-
category, with Casugay emerging kong, who recently earned the top spot
victorious by a measly three points. in the 2019 International Siargao Cloud
Casugay earned 14.50 in the overall 9 Surfing Cup, bagged a bronze medal in
round while Esquivel earned 14.20. the SEA Games’ men’s shortboard open
“Hindi ko naman inaasahan [na ma- surfing category.
nanalo] dahil alam naman natin na si Siargao-native surfer Nilbie Blancada
Jay-r is one of the prides of La Union at also ruled in the women’s shortboard
talagang magaling siya,” Csaugay said. open surfing category after defeating
During the first half, Casugay was Thailands’s Annissa Flynn.
leading by 1 point but Esquivel earned a Despite losing to Indonesian challenger
1.25-lead on the second half, setting up Dhea Novitasari, Jevy Mae “Ikit” Agudo
the intense showdown to the end. also scored another silver medal in the "To all the Filipinos out there,
Dubbed by Filipino fans as the surfing women’s longboard open surfing. maraming, maraming salamat po
“hero”, Casugay chose to stay remain an While La Union’s surfing master Daisy (thank you very, very much), and I
ordinary athlete despite his heroic deed Valdez, who was coincidentally celebrat-
last Friday.
hope that I made you proud as I did
ing her 32nd birthday on the day of the my best in the international arena.
Casugay also dispelled rumors that competition, garnered back-to-back
Cosomen was involved in a drowning It was nerve-wracking but it was
bronze medals in the women’s short-
incident but clarified that his Indoensian board and longboard open surfing.
fulfilling at the same time."
foe was just swept away by a strong The surfing competition was a first in She also had nothing but kind
wave. “Hindi po ako hero kasi ang nang- the history of SEA Games. Overall, the words for newly crowned Miss Uni-
yari kahapon, hindi siya nalunod kundi Philippine surfing team won two gold verse 2019 Zozibini Tunzi of South
natatangay lang siya kaya pinapabalik medals, two silvers, and three bronzes. Africa, whom she spent some time
ko lang dahil malalim na.” with during the 10-day competition.
(SUMMARY: Everything you need
PH clinch The SEA Games organizers have
announced that international Filipino
artists Arnel Pineda and Apl de
to know about the Miss Universe
2019 pageant)
( Continued from page 1 ) Gazini said that post-pageant, she
another promising ceremony that Ap with The Black Eyed Peas are and her mom will be with her family
expected to deliver world-class per-
is expected to exceed the grand formances. The Philippines will of-
in the US where they will spend
opening held at the Philippine Christmas and her birthday on De-
ficially turn over the hosting chores cember 26. – Rappler.com
Arena in Bulacan. of the 2021 SEA Games to Vietnam.

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U2 pays tribute to PH women, dedicates


'Ultra Violet' to Maria Ressa

ABS-CBN News | MANILA -- worry about what they write, that's a as the band performed "Ultra Violet
Popular rock band U2 dedicated beautiful day. ... When women of the (Light My Way)" from its 1991
"Ultra Violet (Light My Way)" to world unite to rewrite history as her- album "Achtung Baby."
outstanding women who "rewrite story, that's a beautiful day," Bono
history" including Lea Salonga, said after singing "Beautiful Day" at "Maria Ressa will say it is not about
the band's concert held at the Philip- individuals, it is about collective
former president Corazon pine Arena on Wednesday night. action. It is about social movements.
Aquino, Filipina revolutionary So to all of you who grow up to be
Melchora Aquino and Rappler Bono then dedicated "Ultra Violet the president or Maria Ressa, that
CEO and executive editor Maria (Light My Way)" to Ressa. is the wonderful gift, that is the
Ressa. Images of Ressa and other notable Philippines," remarked Bono, who
Filipinas including Aquino, Salonga also talked about press freedom and
"When journalists don't have to and others were displayed on screen human rights at the concert.

Angel Locsin meets U2 Frontman Bono


at a Philippine Red Cross event TATLUMPONG
— Cosmo.ph
Angel Locsin, a huge fan of U2,
got to spend a few precious min-
utes with band frontman Bono
at an event yesterday, December
PORSYENTONG
10. It was at a press con for the
Philippine Red Cross’ partner-
ship with Zipline, the world’s
BAWAS SA BAYARIN
SA ENERHIYA AY
first national-scale drone delivery
service, which will enable the
organization to deliver medical
( Continued on page 5 )

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