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 Home     July 7, 2015  

Mission:  This site serves as the hub of INFORMATION for the Filipino-American Community in San Antonio Texas and the surrounding areas.

Vision:  Provide useful and relevant information to the community.

ABOUT SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS 

San Antonio's economy focuses on financial services, government, health care and tourism. For those who haven’t yet visited San Antonio, the city conjures up images of a tragic and bloody last stand at The Alamo. But for anyone who has visited, the city is more than just home to one of the most famous historical sites in the West. The San Antonio River Walk is perhaps the most beautiful part of the city, creating a verdant pathway lined with colorful café umbrellas that winds its way through downtown, offering up a bevy of shops, restaurants, and bars on the way. Tour downtown, follow the river by foot or tour it by boat, and save your visit to the Alamo for the late afternoon, when the sun is in retreat and you’ll have more to remember from your trip than just an historic and valiant defeat. 

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Tue, 07 Jul 2015 07:33:09 -0500


mySanAntonio.com (blog)

Gay wedding cake at center of Colorado Appeals Court case
mySanAntonio.com (blog)
File - In this March 10, 2014 file photo, Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips decorates a cake inside his store, in Lakewood, Colo. Phillips, who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple, is to argue Tuesday, July 7, 2015 before the ...

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Tue, 07 Jul 2015 05:05:06 -0500


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Vets share stories, joys on the Fourth
mySanAntonio.com (blog)
... and he moved to Windcrest, where his father, Windcrest public works supervisor Chris Gamboa, lives. When asked what the day meant to him, he passed over the obvious patriotic theme and cut to the chase: “Mostly, just to have fun with my kids,” he said.

Tue, 07 Jul 2015 03:31:50 -0500


Mexican helicopter comes under fire, kills 6 near US border
mySanAntonio.com (blog)
A new Mexican drug cartel has expanded rapidly within the past five years and captured the Mexican government's eye after fatal clashes between federal soldiers and cartel fighters on May 1, 2015. Scroll through the gallery for 18 need-to-know facts ...

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Tue, 07 Jul 2015 03:30:01 -0500


San Antonio police searching for drive-by shooting suspect on East Side
mySanAntonio.com (blog)
SAN ANTONIO — Police are searching for a suspect after a man was hospitalized Monday afternoon following a drive-by shooting on the East Side. Officers were called to a home in the 300 block of Fargo around 2:30 p.m. after receiving reports that a man ...

Tue, 07 Jul 2015 03:27:31 -0500


mySanAntonio.com (blog)

Fire destroys home on Vance Jackson Road
mySanAntonio.com (blog)
Reports of a structure fire came in at 8:50 p.m. after a San Antonio Police Officer noticed flames and smoke coming from the living room of a home in the 1000 block of Vance Jackson Road, said SAPD Lt. Brian Reyes. SAFD Battalion Chief Wesley West said ...

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Mon, 06 Jul 2015 23:56:25 -0500


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Let's make a deal: Mega-mergers drive M&A frenzy
mySanAntonio.com (blog)
Trader Peter Tuchman (left) works the post that handles Time Warner Cable on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, after Charter Communications announced it is buying Time Warner Cable for $55.33 billion. Companies around the world announced ...

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Mon, 06 Jul 2015 23:23:22 -0500


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Longtime Hollywood producer Jerry Weintraub dies at 77
mySanAntonio.com (blog)
FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2014 file photo, producer Jerry Weintraub poses in the press room with the award for best mini-series or motion picture made for television for "Behind the Candelabra" at the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif.

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Mon, 06 Jul 2015 22:27:44 -0500


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Avoiding tolls on U.S. 281, I-10 more likely
mySanAntonio.com (blog)
This file photo shows U.S. 281 looking northbound at the intersection of Loop 1604. Local officials and San Antonio lawmakers have pushed hard to get state funding for needed additions without resorting to tolls.

Mon, 06 Jul 2015 21:14:09 -0500


mySanAntonio.com (blog)

Man guilty in San Antonio crash that killed four on Father's Day in 2013
mySanAntonio.com (blog)
SAN ANTONIO — It took jurors a little more than an hour Monday to reach consensus that George Muñoz Jr. was guilty of murder in the Father's Day 2013 crash that left four members of a family of five dead. Muñoz, 32, was convicted only on one murder ...

Mon, 06 Jul 2015 17:17:05 -0500


San Antonio man arrested in 2011 killing over PlayStation 3
mySanAntonio.com (blog)
SAN ANTONIO — A man suspected of pulling the trigger in a fatal 2011 shooting was arrested Saturday after more than four years on the run. Joshua Reyes, 23, will face a charge of murder for his alleged role in the slaying of 23-year-old Bryan Sendejo.

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Tue, 07 Jul 2015 10:14:00 -0500


Philippine Star

Philippines wins seat at UN marine science body
Philippine Star
According to DFA, the return of the Philippines to IOC will further strengthen its competence in ocean science, tsunami early warning and disaster risk reduction and management. Philippine Representative Gil Jacinto said that the Philippines attaches ...

Tue, 07 Jul 2015 07:17:44 -0500


GMA News

Ford Philippines says first-half sales an all-time high
GMA News
Ford Philippines on Tuesday said sales during the first half reached an all-time high, citing double-digit growth practically across all model. The affiliate of US carmaker Ford Motor Co. sold 10,427 vehicles across all nameplates, an 18 percent ...

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Tue, 07 Jul 2015 07:03:28 -0500


Tech in Asia

Philippines sets up innovation center, takes a page from Singapore, Malaysia
Tech in Asia
The Philippines has announced a plan to build a national innovation center – taking cue from Silicon Valley in the US, Block 71 in Singapore, and MaGIC in Malaysia. Government agencies, including the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and ...
Philippines aims to create its version of Silicon ValleyNetworks Asia

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Tue, 07 Jul 2015 06:21:20 -0500


Tech in Asia

GrabCar gets government license to roll in the Philippines
Tech in Asia
GrabCar, the private vehicle booking app available through the GrabTaxi app, has secured an accreditation as a “transportation network company” from the Philippines' Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB). In a statement released ...
GrabCar fully legalised as a transport company in the PhilippinesDigital News Asia
GrabTaxi lands "historic" accreditation in Philippines as regulations catch upe27

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Tue, 07 Jul 2015 05:09:00 -0500


Channel News Asia

ICC begins hearing on South China Sea row between Philippines, China
Channel News Asia
BRUSSELS: China's claims to the disputed South China Sea are coming under international legal scrutiny for the first time on Tuesday (Jul 7), despite Beijing officially refusing to take part in a case filed by the Philippines back in 2013. A ruling by ...
China to Snub Arbitration Hearing on Feud With PhilippinesABC News
China to Philippines: Let's sit down and talkPhilippine Star
Philippines ramps up military spending in face of China threatReuters
CNN -Rappler
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Tue, 07 Jul 2015 03:45:55 -0500


CNN

Egay exits country; new typhoon may enter PAR today
CNN
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) — Tropical Storm Egay has left the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) on Tuesday morning (July 7), according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA). At 8:00 a.m. ...
NASA sees Tropical Storm Linfa exiting northern PhilippinesPhys.Org
Tropical storm shuts Manila schools, floods northern Philippine townsReuters
Tropical storm causes floods, knocks out power in northern Philippine townsFox News
Yahoo News -Channel News Asia
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Tue, 07 Jul 2015 02:35:36 -0500


Greece resists, Philippines submits
Rappler
Indeed, the Philippines possesses the distinction of being the only country with an “Automatic Appropriations Law,” which mandates that foreign and domestic creditors have the first cut in the national budget, and only after the amount required for ...

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Mon, 06 Jul 2015 18:06:03 -0500


Mother Nature Network

Scientists discover over 100 new marine species in the Philippines
Mother Nature Network
California Academy of Sciences sent a team to the Philippines for a seven-week exploration focusing on the southern end of the Verde Island Passage, and they came back last month with over 100 species likely new to science. Among them are more than 40 ...

Mon, 06 Jul 2015 11:48:45 -0500


CNN

Swimming with whale sharks in the Philippines
CNN
We're here to see the largest fish in the world, the whale shark -- measuring between 18 and 45 feet in length and up to 20 tons in weight -- in some of the clearest waters in the Philippines. In groups of 10, travelers are helped onto tiny catamarans ...

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Mon, 06 Jul 2015 04:56:50 -0500


TIME

Foreigner in Philippines Tests Positive for MERS Virus
ABC News
A 36-year-old foreigner who arrived in the Philippines from the Middle East is under quarantine after testing positive for the MERS virus, health officials said Monday. Philippine Health Secretary Janette Garin said several people the foreigner had ...
Philippines Confirms First Case of MERSTIME
Philippines confirms second MERS case: How serious is the threat?Washington Post
DOH confirms MERS-CoV case in PHCNN
Philippine Star -BBC News
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