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Court rules: Marcos family need not return P200B in 'ill-gotten wealth'
China's aerostat spotted in 'The bulk of documentary evidence
offered by the plaintiff are mere
Mischief Reef photocopies, most of which are barely
readable,' says the Sandiganbayan
By Anna Felicia Bajo, GMA News | China a continuous situational 4th Division
MANILA, 12/2/2019 awareness in this resource-rich
An aerostat, supposedly put region.#IMINT #VISINT #Space Lian Buan, Rappler.com | MANILA,
up by China for the purpose of #SouthChinaSea #SouthSea pic. 12/18/2018 –
intelligence-gathering, has been twitter.com/EnIzrJNht9 Considered one of the "mother
spotted on Mischief Reef in the — ImageSat Intl. (@ImageSat- cases" of the Marcos forfeiture
West Philippine Sea, according to Intl) November 24, 2019 cases, the anti-graft court Sandi-
ImageSat International. The satellite image, taken last ganbayan dismissed on Monday,
In a tweet dated November 24, November 18, was the first evi- Prayer of Consecration December 16, Civil Case No.
ImageSat International stated that dence of an operational aerostat, to the Holy Family — p. 8 0002 allowing the entire Marcos
the use of aerostat "allows China according to ImageSat Inter- family to keep P200 billion in al-
a continuous situational aware- national, which specializes in leged ill-gotten wealth.
ness in this resource-rich region." providing high-resolution satellite The main reason for the dismiss-
For the first time, #China's imagery and mapping. al of the case was violation of
aerostat, probably for #military Mischief Reef, locally known the Best Evidence Rule, because

Twelve Days of Christmas Memories


#intelligence-gathering pur- as Panganiban Reef, is one of the documents submitted by the
poses, seen by #ISI at #Mischief Presidential Commission on
( Continued on page 4 )
Reef. The use of #aerostat allows Good Government (PCGG) were

More Filipino families rated


"mere photocopies."
"Thus, even if the Court were

themselves ‘poor’ in Q3 – SWS


to defy the best evidence rule, it
A Christmas story by Simeon G. Silverio, Jr. still could not fully ascertain the
  contents of these documents and
GMA News | MANILA, 12/17/2019 — 30 percent said their families San Diego, California make an intelligent evaluation
The number of Filipino families were “on the line,” while 28 December 19, 2008
who consider themselves “poor” therefrom," said the Sandigan-
percent considered their families   bayan 4th Division in a 42-page
rose to 42 percent during 2019's “not poor.” Last of three articles
third quarter compared to the decision promulgated on Decem-
Meanwhile, 36 percent of Fili-   ber 16 and penned by Associate
record-low 38 percent in the first pinos said their personal quality Tenth Day of Christmas, Tuesday
quarter, the Social Weather Sta- Justice Alex Quiroz, with concur-
of life improved in the past 12   rences from Associate Justices
tions (SWS) said Tuesday. months, while 25 percent said Paulino Tan Co, a Chinese friend of his father, brought five baskets, all wrapped in colorful cel-
The third-quarter survey was Maria Theresa Mendoza Arcega
their lives worsened, and 38 lophane paper, of Christmas goodies. Every year, Paulino would bring those gifts, which would and Maryanne Corpus Mañalac.
conducted from September 27 to percent said their lives remained consist of a ham, queso de bola (cheese ball), boxes of cookies, candies and fruits. That year, in ad-
30 with 1,800 respondents across "The Court acknowledges the
generally the same. dition to a cloth for his mother, Paulino also gave a separate gift to their maid, Milagring. It seemed  atrocities committed during Mar-
the country, with a ±2 percent As for the next 12 months of Milagring, a pretty lass from Samar Province in the Visayas, would flirt with him every time he
error margin. tial Law under the Marcos regime
their lives, 46 percent of Filipinos came for a visit. Maybe, Paulino, a married man, just took a fancy to her and gave her a gift of her and the 'plunder' committed on
Out of all the household heads were optimistic that their lives own.
asked, “Where would you place the country's resources. However,
would improve, five percent were absent sufficient evidence that
your family in this card?” 42 per- pessimistic about future improve-
cent rated their families as “poor,”
( Continued on page 6 ) may lead to the conclusion that
( Continued on page 9 )
the subject properties were indeed

Bohol university confers honorary 7 in 10 Filipinos concerned about China's


ill-gotten wealth by the Marcoses,
the Court cannot simply order the

degree on departing US envoy Sung Kim military might — poll


return of the same to the national
treasury," the Sandiganbayan
by Patricia Lourdes Viray, Philstar. added.
com | MANILA, 12/18/2019 —
Amid China's activities in the The case
West Philippine Sea, about seven
in 10 Filipinos have expressed Filed in 1987, and amended in
concern about Beijing's growing 1990, Civil Case No. 0002 was
military power, according to a filed against spouses Ferdinand
Pew Research Center survey. and Imelda Marcos, their children
The poll found that 71% of Fili- Imee, Ferdinand Jr or Bongbong,
Holy Name University officials confer an honorary doctorate on US Ambassador pinos said China's growing mili-
Sung Kim. Courtesy of US Embassy in Manila website and Irene.
tary is a bad thing for the country are more wary of the effects of a while Australia and India scored The PCGG sought to recover an
ABS CBN News | MANILA, contribution to the development while 24% of respondents said it strong Chinese military to their 84% and 73%, respectively. estimated P200 billion* (US$3.9
12/17/2019 - A university in of the province," the US embassy is good. country. Among the countries surveyed billion) in ill-gotten wealth
Bohol on Monday conferred an in Manila said. The survey released last week Japan and South Korea reg- in the Asia-Pacific region, Indo- computed from the wealth that
honorary degree on US Ambassa- Holy Name University President showed that Asia-Pacific coun- istered the highest concern on nesia scored the lowest concern exceeded their lawful income as
dor to the Philippines Sung Kim Fr. Francisco Estepa awarded the tries, including the Philippines, China's military might with 90%, ( Continued on page 4 ) ( Continued on page 6 )
"in recognition of his valuable ( Continued on page 4 )

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Cardinal Tagle is rising star Pope Francis leads Simbang Gabi:


mission, where he became a close
collaborator of Pope Benedict XVI,
and supervising bishops throughout
Asia, Africa, and Oceania, which is
him at the next conclave.
Cardinal Tagle is supportive about ‘Be smugglers of faith’
who was president at the time. As- about one-third of the dioceses in the the agenda of Pope Francis, speaking
sisting the Holy See and the Congre- world. As prefect, Cardinal Tagle out for migrants and refugees, and
gation for the Doctrine of the Faith, will look for candidates who will trying to implement the Gospel of
Tagle played a key role in examining support the pastoral vision of Pope the Poor in his role as President of
and addressing doctrinal questions. Francis. His congregation can also Caritas, the Church’s charitable arm.
Fr Tagle developed ties with the influence how seminaries train future Cardinal Tagle is a passionate com-
progressive theological School of priests. municator, having hosted hour-long
Bologna, contributing to the school’s Under the proposed reform of the television programs in the Philip-
controversial history of the Second Curia, the congregation will have pines on the Bible and questions
Vatican Council project, which inter- two sections: one for the missions of faith. He comes over as humble
by Perry Diaz prets Vatican II as a “new beginning” and the other re-evangelizing the old and joyful, and regularly tears up
for the Church. Christian Propaganda world. This when talking about the suffering of
Cardinal Luis Antonio “Chito” In 2013, Pope Benedict appointed has led many Vatican observers to people he has encountered through
Gokim Tagle is Primate of the Fr. Tagle cardinal. When Cardinal refer to its prefect as the Papa Rosso his ministry. POPE FRANCIS. Pope Francis (C) celebrates a mass for the Filipino community on
Tagle received the red hat, he broke (Red Pope), for the scarlet robes that December 15, 2019 at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican. Photo by Tiziana Fabi/AFP
Philippines and archbishop of down to tears, which led an ob- the cardinal wears. New Mentality
the diocese of Manila. He is the server to comment, “A leader of the Coming from Asia, Cardinal Tagle The Simbang Gabi has The Simbang Gabi has already
country’s 32nd archbishop and Church can be emotional at times, will be sympathetic to Pope Francis’ Rome can no longer see itself, and already been held 4 times in been held 4 times in Saint Peter’s
when he was named a cardinal but not all the time.” Cardinal Tagle desire that Christianity reflect local Europe, as at the center of Chris- Saint Peter’s Basilica, but it is Basilica, but it is the first time that a
Pope presided over a Simbang Gabi.
in October 2013, he became the apologized to Pope Benedict XVI cultures and traditions rather than tianity. It is tasked with serving the first time that a Pope pre- This comes as the Philippines, in
second youngest cardinal in the the next day. The Pope replied, “No, simply imitating how Catholicism is the growing missionary churches. sided over a Simbang Gabi
you don’t have to say sorry. We need lived in Europe. Propaganda Fide, some in Rome 2021, is set to mark the 500th year of
world (he is just two years older Christianity in the country.
than Cardinal Baselios Cleemis heart in the Church. As prefect, Cardinal Tagle will argue, has been one of the slowest to Paterno Esmaquel II, Rappler.com
In 2015, Tagle was elected presi- also distribute funds collected by adopt this vision, and to adopt the re- The Pope said in his homily that
Thottunkal of India). MANILA, 12/16/2019 – Pope while the Simbang Gabi has been
dent of Caritas Internationalis, the the Society for the Propagation of forms of the Second Vatican Council Francis made history by celebrat-
global confederation of national the Faith, which supports mission- which sought to give a voice to local held in the Philippines for centuries,
Cardinal Tagle is already a house- Catholic charities; he was re-elected ary work around the world. Here he churches and bishops.
ing the Philippines’ traditional “in recent decades, thanks to Filipino
hold name in the Philippines and is to the position in May. And, in late could direct the money to serve the Like Pope Francis, Cardinal Tagle Simbang Gabi at the center of migrants, this devotion has crossed
often seen around Manila, commut- 2014, he was elected to a six-year people rather than the clergy. Pope is a Roman “outsider” having never global Catholicism, as he ac- national borders and has arrived in
ing to work on his bike. At 62, he is term as president of the Catholic Francis wants a poor church serving studied or worked in the Eternal City knowledged the role of Filipinos, many other countries.” The Pope
one of the youngest “papabile” (one was referring to the exodus of more
Biblical Federation. (Source: Catho- the poor, yet in some missionary until now. The decision to give him especially its migrant workers, than two million Filipinos to other
who is likely or possible candidate lic Herald) countries the clergy live better than one of Rome’s biggest jobs is a way
to be elected pope). Many Filipinos in the growth of the Catholic countries to provide a better life for
their people. of testing his mettle ahead of a future Church.
are hoping he will become Asia’s The Red Pope Cardinal Tagle is an enthusiastic conclave. One of the reservations their families.
first pope. supporter of Pope Francis, who some have about Cardinal Tagle’s “You, dear brothers and sisters,
“Continue to be smugglers of the who have left your land in search
Recently, Pope Francis announced needs all the support he can get from candidacy is whether he is robust faith,” Francis told Filipinos in
Fr Francis Lucas, executive secre- a significant appointment. He ap- the Vatican’s Curia. Cardinal Tagle and savvy enough to handle the of a better future, have a special
tary of the Filipino bishops’ commis- impromptu remarks at the end of the mission. Your faith should be leaven
pointed Cardinal Tagle as prefect shares the same pastoral approach to brutal politics of the Roman Curia. Simbang Gabi, literally translated
sion on social communication and of the Congregation for the Evan- church issues as does Pope Fran- Working at Propaganda Fide will be in the parish communities to which
mass media, believes Cardinal Tagle as “Night Mass,” at Saint Peter’s you belong. Today I encourage you
gelization of Peoples. In his new cis. He definitely is pro-Francis a chance to see how he fares. His po- Basilica in Vatican City on Sun-
has the qualities necessary to be the role in the Catholic Church, he will and would support his agenda. It is tential as future pope will depend in to increase opportunities for meeting
next Bishop of Rome. “He’s humble, day, December 15. The Pope was to share your culture and spiritual
head the office that deals with most expected that Cardinal Tagle, known his new role and what the cardinals alluding to how overseas Filipinos
meek, simple, bright, media-savvy, of the dioceses in Africa, Asia, and as the “Asian Francis,” would seek think about the current pontificate at wealth while at the same time al-
spiritual,” he told GMA News. “He “smuggle” their faith even to places lowing yourselves to be enriched by
Ocenia and shape the church in these to appoint bishops for missionary the next conclave. If they have a fa- where it is dangerous to be Catholic,
prays a lot… you can’t see any con- territories. territories that would be in the mold vorable impression perhaps Cardinal the experiences of others,” said the
ceitedness in him.” such as the Middle East. Pope.
His appointment is very important of himself and Pope Francis. Tagle would seem more attractive. The Simbang Gabi is the Filipino Father Ricky Gente, chaplain of Filipi-
Born in Manila on June 21, 1957 because the influence of his congre- However, if they have a negative im-
to Manuel Topacio Tagle Sr and tradition of attending Mass at dawn, nos in Rome, thanked the Pope toward
gation is far-reaching. Originally Pope Francis’successor pression, the cardinals would thumb or in the evening, for 9 consecutive the end of Sunday’s Mass. “Almost
Milagros Gokim Tagle, he and his called the Congregation for the him down. But that is still in the
only brother, Manuel Gokim Tagle days in preparation for Christmas. 500 years ago, European missionaries
Propagation of the Faith (Propa- But Tagle’s high-profile appoint- future, which gives Cardinal Tagle Francis led the Simbang Gabi at planted the seed of faith in our beloved
Jr, were brought up in a devoutly ganda Fide), it was created in 1622 ment has all the benefits of being enough time to do a great job as the Philippines. We are happy and blessed
Catholic environment. At the age of Saint Peter’s Basilica at 4:30 pm
to deal with the missions opened up close to the powers-that-be in the Papa Rosso. on Sunday in Rome (11:30 pm in because after 5 centuries, we are here
three he was already able to recite by European colonization. Vatican. It certainly grooms him as Indeed, Cardinal Tagle is a shining in Europe and throughout the world,
the rosary. He went to school at St Manila). Saint Peter’s Basilica is transmitting the joy and the beauty of
The Propaganda Fide, “Prop” for a “papabile,” a strong contender to rising star where evangelization of significant because Catholics believe
Andrew’s in Parañaque City where short, does the work of both the succeed Pope Francis who turns 83 peoples of Asia, Africa, and Oceania the Gospel,” said Gente.
he hoped to become a doctor. But it stands on the burial site of Saint Gente also recalled the Pope telling
Congregation for Bishops and the later this month. In any case, the would be on top of his agenda.— Peter, leader of Jesus’ 12 apostles,
when he visited with his parish Congregation for the Clergy. The decision to choose the next pope Source: National Catholic Register
him, before the last celebration of the
priest he was struck by the needs of who is considered the first pope. World Day of Migrants and Refugees,
Prop is responsible for nominating rests on the cardinals who will elect (PerryDiaz@gmail.com) that “Filipino women are smugglers of
a poor parish and felt a calling to

Holiday Greetings from Beth Antiporda and Building Lives For Better Future
become a priest. As a seminarian of the faith.” The Filipino priest said, “Yes,
the San Jose Major Seminary he read it is true, we carry with us, wherever we
go, the torch of faith of the Gospel in the
philosophy at the Ateneo de Manila
University, the second highest- that are not so fortunate in world – the same faith and Gospel that
has been transmitted to us.”
ranked university in the Philippines. their lives as we are and that The Simbang Gabi on Sunday was a
He then went on to study theology at could use a helping hand. papal thumbs-up that further highlights
the Loyola School of Theology. He the Philippines on the global Catholic
completed his licentiate and doctor- Beth thinks less about herself, and map. Just a week earlier, the Pope ap-
ate at the Catholic University of more about others — she is generous pointed Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, the
America in Washington DC., where Philippines’ most popular archbishop,
and kind. Building Lives For Better as the new prefect of the Congregation
he earned a doctorate in theology, Future (BLBF) is very thankful for for the Evangelization of Peoples – what

C
writing his dissertation on the evolu- having Beth as part of The Team. could soon become the second most
tion of episcopal collegiality since
the Second Vatican Council.
ertainly Christmas Beth’s genuine character brings joy important office in the Vatican.
and bliss, her acts of kindness pro- Veteran Vatican analyst John Allen
is a time of giving vide inspiration, and even encour- wrote that Tagle’s appointment “puts an
He was ordained to the priesthood and sharing with ages people to do more of it. Inspired Unity Village in Pozorubbio, Pangasinan PH exclamation point on the ‘Philippines
at the age of 24 and was appointed those around us, but that by Winston Churchill’s quote “We moment’ in global Catholicism. Allen
pastor at St Augustine parish in make a living by what we get, but commitment to the community. Beth noted that the Philippines is the world’s
Mendez, Cavite. He taught theology sharing is not limited to would like to invite everyone to visit 3rd largest Catholic country.
we make a life by what we give”,
at three different seminaries, one in those that we love and care Beth gives to others without looking the Unity Village in Brgy. Cablong “In many spots on the Catholic map,
Cavite and two in Metro Manila. for. It is also for the person for personal gain. Pozorrubio, Pangasinan Philippines. including parts of the US, Filipinos to-
In 1997 Blessed Pope John Paul II day are the new Irish, meaning mission-
that we have never met The Unity Village will become a
Beth Antiporda with BLBF founder JC aries who keep local churches alive,”
appointed Fr Tagle as a member of Beth’s success brings forth her
the International Theological Com- and will never see; those ( Continued on page 4 ) Chan Allen wrote. – Rappler.com
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Superior Court all persons interested in this matter ap- MENT NO. 2019-9028444
330 West Broadway pear before this court at the hearing indi- OMG CREPES located at 3030 Plaza
ORDER FOR PUBLICATION OF SUMMONS /CITATION San Diego, CA 92101 cated below to show cause, if any, why Bonita National City, CA 91950. Regis-
CASE NUMBER:37-2019-00032838-CU-FR-CTL A copy of this Order to Show Cause the petition for change of name should trant: Luis Marin, 970 Hagmann Court
Plaintiff/Petitioner : Aurora C. Villamor shall be published at least once each not be granted. Any person objecting San Diego, CA 92114. This business is
JUDGE: JOEL R.WOHLFEIL week for four successive weeks prior to to the name changes described above conducted by: Individual. Registrant has
Defendant/Respondent/Citee : GO FUND ME et. al. DEPARTMENT: C-73 the date set for hearing on the petition must file a written objection that includes not begun to transact business under
in the following newspaper of general the reasons for the objection at least two the name above. Signature: Luis Marin.
Upon considering the evidence, consisting of an application and declaration as provided in Code Civ. Proc § circulation printed in this county. Asian court days before the matter is sched- Statement filed with Recorder/County
415.50 by the plaintiff/petitioner, and it satisfactorily appearing therefore that the defendant/respondent/citee Journal: Date Nov.15,2019 uled to be heard and must appear at the Clerk of San Diego County on 11/26/19.
ROSALIA TIU, cannot be served with reasonable diligence in any other manner specified in the Code of Peter C. Deddeh hearing to show cause why the petition AJ 274 11/29 12/6/13/20/2019
Civil Procedure, and it also appearing from the petition/complaint that a cause of action exists in this case in Judge of the Superior Court should not be granted. If no written ob- _________________
AJ267 jection is timely filed, the court may grant
favor of the petitioner/plaintiff therein and against the defendant/respondent/citee and that the said defend- 11/29 12/6/13/20/2019 the petition without hearing. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE-
ant/respondent/citee is the necessary or proper party to the action, or that the party to be served has or claims _________________ NOTICE OF HEARING MENT NO. 2019-9027535
an interest in real or personal property in this state that is subject to the jusrisdiction of the court, or the relief 01/22/20 ANIMAL RESCUE COALITION located
demandedin the action consists wholly or in part in excluding such party from an interest in such property: ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR 8:30 AM , Dept. 61 at 6650 Avenida De Las Pescas, La
NOW, on application of AURORA C. VILLAMOR plaintiff/petitioner CHANGE OF NAME Superior Court Jolla, CA 92037. Registrant: Victoria
IT IS ORDERED that service of said summons/citation in this case be made upon said defendant/ CASE NUMBER: 37—2019 – 330 W. Broadway Turner, 6650 Avenida De Las Pescas,
respondent/citee by publication thereof in THE ASIAN JOURNAL, a newspaper of general circulation pub- 00062218-CU-PT-CTL San Diego, CA 92101 La Jolla, CA 92037.This business is
lished at San Diego, California, designated as the newspaper most likely to give notice to said defendant/ TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: A copy of this Order to Show Cause conducted by: Individual. Registrant
respondent/citee ; that the publication be made at least once a week for four successive weeks in the manner Petitioner Brita Hernandez filed a peti- shall be published at least once each first commenced to transact business
prescribed in Gov. Code §6064. A RESPONSE IS DUE 58 DAYS AFTER THE FIRST DAY OF PUBLI- tion with this court for a decree chang- week for four successive weeks prior to under the above name as of 01/01/88.
CATION.I ing names as follows: Brita Hernandez the date set for hearing on the petition Signature: Victoria Turner. Statement
to Brita Cacdac Aromin. THE COURT in the following newspaper of general 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 ORDERS that all persons interested in circulation printed in this county. Asian Diego County on 11/14/19. AJ 275
order for publication in this case be forthwith deposited with the United States Postal Service, postage-paid, this matter appear before this court at Journal: Date Nov. 21,2019 12/6/13/20/27/2019
directed to said defendant/respondent/citee if the address is ascertained before expiration of the time pre- the hearing indicated below to show Peter C. Deddeh _________________
scribed for the publication of this summons/citation and , a declaration of this mailing or of the fact that the cause, if any, why the petition for change Judge of the Superior Court
address was not ascertained to be filed at the expiration of the time prescribed for publication. of name should not be granted. Any AJ 270 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE-
person objecting to the name changes 11/22/29 12/6/13/2019 MENT NO. 2019-9028605
described above must file a written ob- _________________ Too Sweet Clothing located at 3151
ORDER FOR PUBLICATION OF SUMMONS /CITATION jection that includes the reasons for the Marmil Ave San Diego, CA 92139.
CASE NUMBER:37-2019-00032838-CU-FR-CTL objection at least two court days before FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- Registrant: Katie Lalap Simmons, 3151
Plaintiff/Petitioner : Aurora C. Villamor the matter is scheduled to be heard and MENT NO. 2019-9027549 Marmil Ave San Diego, CA 92139, CA
must appear at the hearing to show A & M Luxury Events located at 3314 92037 and Nathaniel Alan Simmons,
Defendant/Respondent/Citee : GO FUND ME et. al. DEPARTMENT: C-73 cause why the petition should not be Tequila Way San Ysidro, CA 92173. 3151 Marmil Ave San Diego, CA 92139.
JUDGE: JOEL R.WOHLFEIL granted. If no written objection is timely Registrant: Mayra Z. Duran, 3314 Tequila This business is conducted by: Married
filed, the court may grant the petition Way San Ysidro, CA 92173 and Alejan- Couple. Registrant first commenced to
Upon considering the evidence, consisting of an application and declaration as provided in Code Civ. Proc § without hearing. dro Lopez Jr., 1606 Little Dipper Way transact business under the above name
415.50 by the plaintiff/petitioner, and it satisfactorily appearing therefore that the defendant/respondent/citee NOTICE OF HEARING San Ysidro, CA 92173. This business is as of 12/02/19. Signature: Katie L. Sim-
SAL NEVAREZ, JR , cannot be served with reasonable diligence in any other manner specified in the Code 01/22/20 conducted by: Co-Partners. Registrant mons. Statement filed with Recorder/
of Civil Procedure, and it also appearing from the petition/complaint that a cause of action exists in this case 8:30 AM, Dept. 61 first commenced to transact business County Clerk of San Diego County on
Superior Court under the above name as of 02/01/19. 12/2/19. AJ 276 12/6/13/20/27/2019
in favor of the petitioner/plaintiff therein and against the defendant/respondent/citee and that the said de- 330 W. Broadway Signature: Mayra Z. Duran. Statement _________________
fendant/respondent/citee is the necessary or proper party to the action, or that the party to be served has or San Diego, CA 92101 filed with Recorder/County Clerk of San
claims an interest in real or personal property in this state that is subject to the jusrisdiction of the court, or A copy of this Order to Show Cause Diego County on 11/14/19. AJ 271 CASE NUMBER: 37—2019 –
the relief demanded in the action consists wholly or in part in excluding such party from an interest in such shall be published at least once each 11/29 12/6/13/20/2019 00063190-CU-PT-CTL
week for four successive weeks prior to _________________ TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Peti-
property: NOW, on application of AURORA C. VILLAMOR plaintiff/petitioner the date set for hearing on the petition tioner Shengai Quan and Ian Vosper on
IT IS ORDERED that service of said summons/citation in this case be made upon said defendant/ in the following newspaper of general CASE NUMBER: 37—2019 – behalf of minor child filed a petition with
respondent/citee by publication thereof in THE ASIAN JOURNAL, a newspaper of general circulation pub- circulation printed in this county. Asian 00061269-CU-PT-CTL this court for a decree changing names
lished at San Diego, California, designated as the newspaper most likely to give notice to said defendant/ Journal: Date Nov.22,2019 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Peti- as follows : Shengai Quan to Zizi Shen-
Peter C. Deddeh tioner Elizabeth Ann Murphy filed a peti- gai Vosper and Junming Quan to James
respondent/citee ; that the publication be made at least once a week for four successive weeks in the manner Judge of the Superior Court tion with this court for a decree changing Quan Vosper. THE COURT ORDERS
prescribed in Gov. Code §6064. A RESPONSE IS DUE 58 DAYS AFTER THE FIRST DAY OF PUBLI- AJ 268 names as follows : Elizabeth Ann Murphy that all persons interested in this matter
CATION.I 11/29 12/6/13/20/2019 to Elizabeth Ann Bevins. THE COURT appear before this court at the hearing
_________________ ORDERS that all persons interested in indicated below to show cause, if any,
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that a copy of said summons/citation, of said complaint/petition, and of the this matter appear before this court at why the petition for change of name
order for publication in this case be forthwith deposited with the United States Postal Service, postage-paid, CASE NUMBER: 37—2019 – the hearing indicated below to show should not be granted. Any person ob-
directed to said defendant/respondent/citee if the address is ascertained before expiration of the time pre- 00060533-CU-PT-CTL cause, if any, why the petition for change jecting to the name changes described
scribed for the publication of this summons/citation and , a declaration of this mailing or of the fact that the TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: of name should not be granted. Any above must file a written objection that
Petitioner Jacqueline Cullen on behalf person objecting to the name changes includes the reasons for the objection at
address was not ascertained to be filed at the expiration of the time prescribed for publication. of minor child filed a petition with this described above must file a written ob- ( Continued on page 10 )
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Health & Wellness


Everything you ever wanted to know about moringa oil Healthy tips for body and mind
Experts say it's a jack-of-all-
trades ingredient
oil
• 4-5 drops (or 2 teaspoons) castor
during the holidays
oil CDPH.gov | SACRAMENTO – meals.
With the holiday season ap- Preventing cross-contamination
By Gerrie Summers, Byrdie.com
Purchase a dropper bottle. You can proaching, the California Depart- (from raw foods to foods that are
12/09/19—
put the ingredients directly inside the ment of Public Health is remind- ready to eat).
Moringa oil is being praised as
bottle and blend with a stirrer. Keeping hot foods hot and cold
a new wonder oil. But, it's hardly ing people that you can stay foods cold.
new. It has been used for health and Use this treatment before bed. physically and mentally healthy
Gently massage onto your face. You Symptoms of foodborne illness
beauty for centuries. by taking simple steps before,
can also use it on your neck. (For ad- can include diarrhea, which may
The moringa tree is also called the during and after the holiday meal.
ditional antioxidant benefits, you can be bloody, vomiting, abdominal
"Miracle Tree" and "Tree of Life"
add vitamin E from a gel capsule.) cramps, and fever. Most infected
because of its many benefits and Bacteria can be found in foods such people recover from foodborne
uses. It is a food source. Most, if not as meat and poultry and may cause illnesses within a week. However,
7 in 10
all, of the tree, is edible and nutri- illness if it isn't cooked long enough, some people may develop compli-
tious. In fact, moringa is being to or if it's inadequately cooled or cations requiring hospitalization.
used to combat malnutrition in poor ( Continued from page 1 ) improperly handled. It is important Young children, the elderly, pregnant
countries. It has been written up in to carefully wash fresh produce and
scientific journals because of its nu- on China's military with 44%. women and people with weakened
cosmetics due to its moisturizing, damaged skin cells. "China’s Asia-Pacific neighbors to not let uncooked food come in immune systems are at the highest
tritional and medicinal properties. contact with raw meat or poultry and
cleansing ,and emollient properties. are especially doubtful about risk for potentially life-threatening
It’s used in shampoos and condi- Antiseptic and Anti-Inflammato- its juices. complications. People with severe
Moringa Tree the effects of a strong Chinese "We can help ensure that foodborne
tioners and other hair care prod- ry Properties symptoms should see their doctor.
military on their country: Among illnesses don't ruin our holidays by
Moringa oil comes from the seeds ucts, lotions, body oils, lip balms, the six countries surveyed in the
anti-aging and wrinkle creams, • Moringa oil has antiseptic and properly preparing and handling all Make healthy choices this holiday
of the moringa oleifera tree, the region, a median of 79% say of the ingredients, whether it is meat,
face creams, soaps and body wash, anti-inflammatory properties and season:
most common species of the genus China’s growing military might is poultry, fruit or vegetables," said Dr.
perfume and deodorants. It’s used has been used to treat and heal Be physically activity, even if it
moringa in the flowering plant family Sonia Angell, State Public Health
for aromatherapy and massage oils minor skin abrasions, minor cuts bad for their country," the survey is a quick walk. Even five minutes
moringaceae. The tree is native to Officer and Public Health Depart-
because it blends well with essential and scrapes, bruises, burns, insect read. of physical activity has real health
India and countries in the Hima- ment Director.
oils and is a good carrier oil. bites, rashes, and sunburn and skin benefits.
layan region. In India, it is used in Most foodborne illnesses can be
Moringa oil absorbs easily, improv- infections. Worry on China's growing military Treat the family with fun physical
ayurvedic medicine, as well as in prevented by:
ing the appearance and radiance of extends across the Pacific with 81% activity. When it is time to celebrate
cuisine. The tree is now cultivated in Washing hands with soap and warm
skin. It has skin-healthy nutrients Acne and Dark Spot Prevention of Americans and 82% of Canadians as a family, do something active as
several countries, including Thailand, water before and after food prepara-
like vitamin A, which helps build saying it is a bad thing. a reward. Plan a trip to the zoo, park
Philippines, and Africa. It's called the tion, especially after handling raw
collagen in the skin, vitamin C to • Moringa oil helps clear black- China had installed electronic jam- or lake.
drumstick tree (UK) because of the foods.
help reduce fine lines and wrinkles, heads and pimples. When used ming equipment, anti-ship cruise Make healthy food choices. Watch
shape of its seed pods, horseradish Cleaning all work surfaces, utensils
and the healing and anti-inflammato- regularly, it helps prevent the reoc- missiles and surface-to-air missiles portion sizes, fill half your plate
tree (US) from the taste of its roots, and dishes with hot soapy water and
ry benefits of vitamin E. currence of blemishes. on its artificial islands in the Spratlys with fruits and vegetables. Focus on
benzolive tree (Haiti) and nebeday rinsing them with hot water after
• Helps minimize dark spots from group, which the Philippines also whole fruits, a variety of vegetables
(Senegal). It is a fast-growing tree each use.
Help for Dry Skin acne and hyperpigmentation. claims. and whole grains.
that thrives even in harsh environ- Cooking food thoroughly and
ments and poor soil and is drought Earlier this year, China's defense ( Continued on page 6 )
• It softens dry skin and maintains Moringa Oil Beauty Sleep Treat- minister Gen. Wei Fenghe stressed refrigerating leftovers promptly after
resistant. In Nigeria, it is called
idagbo monoye ("tree which grows
crazily").
moisture in the skin.
• It is good for conditioning dry,
chapped lips.
ment
In addition to the benefits of
moringa oil, rosehips oil has anti-
that Beijing has every right to deploy
troops and build weapons on islands
and reefs it claims in the disputed
Bohol China's
( Continued from page 1 )
In addition to being used for food ( Continued from page 1 )
and traditional medicine, various • It’s beneficial to treat rough, inflammatory and antioxidants for South China Sea, including the West ambassador with the university’s the reefs that Beijing has been
parts of the tree have numerous uses dry skin conditions like dermatitis, anti-aging and vitamin C to help Philippine Sea. honorary Doctorate of Manage- reclaiming over the years. China
including being a source of fuel and eczema, and psoriasis. reduce dark spots, scars, and fine “It is the legitimate rights of a ment in Human Resources. has engaged in the construction of
lubricant for machinery. lines. It rejuvenates the skin, helping sovereign state to carry out construc-
Anti-Aging Properties to keep it smooth and blemish-free. tion on its own territory,” Wei told an
“I will depart the Philippines with artificial islands, installations and
The seeds of the moringa tree are the satisfaction that the work we structures in the said reef.
pressed to produce pale-yellow Castor oil contains ricinoleic acid international security forum in June. have done together has changed
• It rejuvenates dull, tired, and ag- (an unsaturated omega-9 fatty acid); The same Pew survey found that In 2016, the tribunal of the Per-
non-drying oil. The oil is known as individual lives and strengthened manent Court of Arbitration con-
"ben oil" or "behen oil" because it ing skin. it moisturizes the skin and is also Filipinos prefer having strong eco- the bonds between us. I accept it on
• Antioxidants and nutrients help a treatment for wrinkles and helps nomic ties with the US rather than cluded that Mischief Reef, Second
has a high concentration of behenic behalf of all of the Americans and Thomas Shoal and Reed Bank are
acid, a fatty acid. Due to antioxidants fight free-radical damage that can reduce dark under-eye circles. Eve- China. The poll found that 84% of Filipinos dedicated to the important
cause skin tissue damage and lead to ning primrose oil contains linoleic Filipinos identified Washington as “submerged at high tide, form part
that act as natural preservatives, it work that we do together,” Kim said. of the exclusive economic zone and
is a stable oil, resistant to rancid- the formation of wrinkles. acid with anti-inflammatory and the world's leading economic power Kim will leave the Philippines to be
• Moringa oil helps improve the skin-healing properties, making it while 59% named Beijing. continental shelf of the Philippines,
ity, giving it a reported shelf life of the next US top envoy to Indonesia, are not overlapped by any possible
five years. It is nutrient dense, high appearance of wrinkles and prevents beneficial for skin disorders like According to the survey, those after US President Donald Trump
sagging of facial muscles. eczema, psoriasis and acne (it helps who identify the US as the world's entitlement of China.”
in palmitoleic, oleic, and linoleic announced his intention to reassign GMA News Online has contacted
acids; moisturizing fatty acids; and • Plant hormones called cytokinins keep pores clear). It also improves leading economy are more likely to the diplomat last July.
help promote cell growth and delay blood circulation to rejuvenate tired prefer stronger economic ties with it. the Department of National Defense
vitamins A and C. and the Armed Forces of the Philip-
damage and destruction of skin tis- skin and eyes. In the Philippines, the poll was
Skin Care Benefits sues. • 1-ounce moringa oil conducted from May 25 to June 22 Call the Asian Journal at pines for comment regarding the said

Moringa oil is found in numerous


• Vitamin C stabilizes collagen and
helps reduce fine lines and repair
• 1-ounce rosehips oil
• 1 ½ tablespoons evening primrose
among 1,035 adult respondents using
face-to-face interviews. The margin
619.474.0588 activity of China in the region but
has yet to receive a reply as of post-
of error is at 4.3 percentage points. for your advertising needs. ing time. —KG, GMA News

Holiday Greetings Beth’s success comes from her guid-


ing principle — God will help those
with good intentions and persevere
annual events. 2020 will also mark the
50th anniversary of San Francisco Pride.
Knott’s Berry Farm celebrates
( Continued from page 2 )
to make things happen. God will centennial and debuts 4-D dark
model HUB that promotes tourism help you find a way. ride in summer 2020
and supports the local industry, a Beth is back in the Real Estate Knott's Berry Farm commemorates
new concept that will help other Business to help more clients, its 100-year anniversary in 2020 with a
barangays to be developed, too. relatives, and friends who need her grand summer-long celebration featuring
Beth has two caring and loving services. Through the sales she will festive park décor, themed food, enter-
children, Corie, married to Derick, tainment, exclusive merchandise and
be making, she will be able to con- special surprises. "A Knott's Family Re-
and Jon, married to Chatty. The most tinue supporting the Daily Nutritious union" will introduce a new 4-D interac-
precious gifts received from her Feeding of the 300 BLBF beneficia- tive dark ride. "Knott's Bear-y Tales:
children are her adorable & sweet ries from the Philippines, Mexico, Return to the Fair" will take guests on
grandchildren, Riley and Simon. She and the U.S. an exciting journey through reimagined
believes that the bond that links your Beth is grateful to realize that she show scenes from the original dark ride.
true family is not the one of blood can be of service to uplift a family’s San Francisco celebrates 30th
but of respect and joy in each other’s life in her own little ways. Building anniversary of sea lions arriving at
life. Lives For Better Future (BLBF), es- PIER 39
BETH GREETINGS: pecially its founder, Jose (JC) Chan, In honor of the 30th anniversary of
The gift of love. has inspired her to become a part of the sea lions’ residency at the pier,
The gift of peace. a team to accomplish a goal to alle- Aquarium of the Bay and PIER 39 will
Here's to a year of blessings and viate poverty through free education launch “Sea Lions in San Francisco” in
beyond! and programs that will sustain the January 2020. Thirty local artists will
Let us remember that giving to paint 6-foot-tall sea lion statues in their
daily needs of a family. own unique styles, each with an envi-
others The spirit of loving and caring ronmental message. The statues will be
is better than receiving, was very evident when people have displayed throughout San Francisco all
for it is in giving that we are more helped her support the 6th anniversa- year long. Combined with 3,000 smaller
VA blessed. ry celebration of BLBF. It was truly statues painted by local luminaries, the
Vendo All the best to everyone this Holi- a remarkable event that inspired program will be entered in the Guinness
r day Season! many of us to feel, that everyone has Book of World Records for the “World’s
- Beth the generous hearts to offer help to Largest Display of Hand-Painted Sea
Looking back, Beth’s acts of giving the underprivileged families. Lions.”

California
created a lot of positive emotions, Gilroy Gardens celebrates its
good life experiences and new 20th season all year long
partners in giving. BLBF is proud ( Continued from page PB ) Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park is
to partner with Asian Journal San celebrating its 20th season all through-
Customhouse – the site where U.S. out 2020. Guests can visit uniquely
Diego (founded by Sim Silverio), Commodore John Drake Sloat raised themed "Party Zones" and enjoy special
Unity Philippines (led by Rev. Flor- the American flag and declared Cali- treats and birthday surprises throughout
ence R. Monzon), and 4A’s Cargo fornia part of the United States in the park, along with over 40 family-
(BalikBayan Box Service to the 1846 – while foodies can enjoy the friendly rides and attractions, gardens,
Philippines) for their altruistic efforts flavors of the city and its fascinat- and the whimsical Circus Trees.
giving greater impact for everyone ing history with Monterey Bay Food
involved. Donations such as canned Tours. ABOUT VISIT CALIFORNIA:
goods and clothing can be dropped Celebrate the 150th anniversary Visit California is a nonprofit orga-
off at: 4A’s Cargo Inc., located at of Golden Gate Park nization with a mission to develop and

Office Hours 550 E. 8th St., Suite 6, National City, 2020 is the 150th anniversary of maintain marketing programs – in part-
CA 91950. Please call Nonong Rox- Golden Gate Park, home of the Cali- nership with the state’s travel industry

Tues to Thu: 9-1 & 2-6


– that keep California top-of-mind as a
as (Operations Manager) at (858) fornia Academy of Sciences, De Young
premier travel destination. According to
221-3088 to properly coordinate the Museum, Conservatory of Flowers,
Visit California, spending by travelers

Sat 9-3
donation of goods. We are sending Japanese Tea Garden, Botanical Gar-
dens, National AIDS Memorial Grove, totaled $140.6 billion in 2018 in Califor-
goods to the Philippines every week. nia, generating nearly 1.2 million jobs
Your donation will be of great help Stowe Lake, Shakespeare Garden, Rose
Garden, two windmills, a bison paddock, in the state and $11.8 billion in state and
to people in need. the Children’s Playground, the Golden local tax revenues. For more informa-
Emergency Visits Welcome As Beth always say, “Let’s enjoy
life to the fullest!” God is good, all
Gate Angling and Casting Club, and
more. Visitors can enjoy a wide array of
tion about Visit California and for a free
California Official State Visitor's Guide,
the time; All the time, God is good. activities at the park, along with iconic go to www.visitcalifornia.com.
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Lifestyle
Mexico’s schoolchildren sing “Lupang Hinirang” to mark
455th Mexico-Filipinas Galleon Trade anniversary
GNP Team | 12/10/2019 dad in November with the Paran-
gal Dance Company of California
As “Lupang Hinirang”, the representing the Philippines in the
Philippine National Anthem, celebration from November 20 to
The advent wreath is circular, continues to be sung in medal 21 that featured art, music, dance,
signifying everlasting life, circle of folklore, gastronomy, and history of
family and God’s unending love. ceremonies at the ongoing 2019 the two nations.

“To Us a Child is Born” Green signifies eternal life in Christ. Southeast Asian Games (SEA
In the center of the wreath is a white Games), the same song is being The Academic Program of the
candle, and around it are four purple circulated online in its Spanish 455 Anniversary of the Mexico-
candles. The candles are lit each language version, “Tierra Ado- Philippines Expedition and the II
Sunday throughout Advent, and a rada”. Forum of Studies on the Manila
spiritual ceremony accompanies the Galleon in the Mexican Pacific was
lighting. Schoolchildren in Mexico are seen organized by the Government of
singing the “Tierra Adorada” in a Cihuatlán, Jalisco, in coordination
Week 1 is the Week of Hope. On video posted on Facebook by Ting with the University of Guadalajara,
this 1st Sunday of Advent, the first Caedo on December 3. The video La Benemérita Geography Society
purple candle is lighted as the prayer has since gone viral raking in over a and Jalisco AC State Statistics the
for hope is recited: “Almighty God, million views as of this writing. Secretary of Culture of the State of
we place all our hope and trust in Jalisco and the Thematic Network of
you. We pray that you will send The Philippine National Anthem Multi and Transdisciplinary Studies
your Son, Jesus Christ, into our was first performed on June 12, of the Manila Galleon.
lives, to guide and protect us through 1898, during the Declaration of Inde- The Philippines marks the 500
difficult times. Amen.” pendence in Kawit, Cavite, as the years anniversary of the Mactan,
Marcha Nacional Filipina composed Cebu arrival of the Spanish fleet Schoolchildren in Barra de Navidad
Week 2 is the Week of Peace. On by Julian Felipe. The Spanish lyrics by Ferdinand Magellan that will be in Mexico sing the “Tierra Adorada” to
this 2nd Sunday of Advent, the of “Tierra Adorada” were written celebrated worldwide as the first mark the Manila-Acapulco galleon trade
second purple candle is lighted as by Jose Palma. In 1963 the title was circumnavigation of the globe. anniversary. Screengrab from Ting Cae-
the prayer for peace is recited: “Lord changed to “Lupang Hinirang”. do video.

'Brief' encounter: Fighter wins SEA


of all peace, without you there is Caedo captioned his post that
By Zena Sultana Babao manger.” no peace in this world. We pray the Philippine National Anthem
that you will bring true peace to our
Games gold after underwear row
was sung to mark the 455th An-
THE BIRTH OF JESUS Suddenly a great company of the world and our community. Amen.” niversary of the Mexico-Filipinas

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heavenly host appeared with the Galleon Trade at Barra de Navidad
very birth is a mira- angel, praising God and saying, Week 3 is the Week of Joy. On in Mexico. Filipino arnisador Crisamuel
cle. And every child “Glory to God in the highest, and this 3rd Sunday of Advent, the third
on earth peace to men on whom his
Delfin admits he considered
purple candle is lighted as the prayer Barra de Navidad is where ship-
is a gift from God. favor rests.” for joy is recited: “God of joy and
sacrificing his golden bid than
yards built the galleons for the Span- be forced to wear underpants
But over twenty centuries happiness, you brought us great ish fleet that set sail on an expedition
ago, there was a truly mirac- AS the angels praised God for giv- joy with the birth of Jesus. Help as to the Philippines following the Rappler.com Agence France-Presse
ing us Christ Jesus, so should we! bring your joy to others. Amen.”
ulous birth – the Son of God But instead, some of us choose to
order of King Philip II of Spain in MANILA, Philippines – A Filipino
was born! With a Divine 1559. Today, the main Guadalajara- martial artist was prepared to give up
forget Christ be changing the term Week 4 is the Week of Love. On Barra de Navidad road is still known
Father and a human mother, “Christmas Season” to “Holiday his chance of winning a Southeast
this 4th Sunday of Advent, which as The Philippines Way. CULTURAL SHOWCASE. Crisam-
Season” to please people who don’t Asian Games title because he didn't
Jesus entered history: God in is the last Sunday before Christmas
want to wear underpants beneath his uel Delfin says it's important for him to
believe in Christ. Day, all four candles are lighted. honor his tribe's traditional costume.
the flesh. He dwelt among I greatly admire and give kudos to
The date November 21, 1564, is traditional loincloth. Photo by Wakil Koshar/AFP
The prayers for hope, peace, and joy the date when the expedition under
us, died for our sins, and people who still celebrate the com- are recited before the prayer for love: commander López de Legazpi set
Crisamuel Delfin eventually picked
rose again. ing of Jesus by observing Christmas up gold for his weapon-wielding an insult to the cultural traditions if
“God of love, you so loved the world off, marking 455 years of commer-
the way it should be observed. Peo- anyo routine in the arnis competi- you wear undergarments under the
that you sent Jesus to be with us. cial and cultural exchange between
This year let’s do it right and put ple who believe, and have accepted tion, but only after he was persuaded loincloth," Senator Miguel Zubiri,
Help us to love others and welcome Mexico and the Philippines.
Christ back in Christmas. Jesus, Christ as their Savior and Lord, are to wear skimpy underwear to avoid a the Philippines Arnis Federation
Jesus into our lives. Amen.” The 455th Anniversary of the
our Messiah, is the reason for the thankful to remember that Christmas wardrobe malfunction on live televi- president, told AFP on Wednesday.
Manila-Acapulco Galleon Trade was sion. The former world champion said
season. We have Christmas because as about Christ. Finally, on Christmas Eve or Christ- commemorated in Barra de Navi-
our Almighty God, in His loving "In the Ifugao Igorot culture, it's ( Continued on page 9 )
mas Day, the white candle is lighted.
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whoever believes in Him shall not
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Holy Spirit upon us. We seek quiet
spaces to hear your voice each day;
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Perspectives
“Baby” Ysmael and his family. Yep,
“Baby” was a guy and he also man-
aged his company’s basketball team
always insisted to be served on such
occasions.
 
Court rules P1-billion case related to Bienveni-
do Tantoco (September 25, 2019)
( Continued from page 1 ) P267.371-million case related to Ig-
that competed for championships in Twelfth Day of Christmas, Thurs- public officials. nacio and Fe Roa Gimenez (October
a very popular commercial league day The PCGG alleged the following 14, 2019)
against its perennial rival, the YCO   Marcos assets to have been ill- The PCGG won earlier this month
Painters owned by another business There were no more surprises gotten: Civil Case No. 0009, where the San-
tycoon, Don Manolo Elizalde. when they woke up on Christmas P976 million in bank deposits at the diganbayan Third Division ordered
  Day because they already got their Security Bank and Trust Company the return of billions of assets of
Eleventh Day of Christmas, Christmas gifts the day before. They P711 million in bank deposits at the Marcos dummies Manuel Nieto and
Wednesday ate the leftovers of the previous Traders Royal Bank Jose Africa.
  midnight’s Noche Buena for break- P18 million residential property in Imelda Marcos has no more
It was Christmas Eve. The printing fast and donned on their Christmas
Twelve Days of Christmas Memories
Leyte criminal cases pending before the
press was almost done with all of the attires after taking their showers. P33 million agricultural land in anti-graft court.
calendar printing orders and it would They proceeded to their maternal Leyte With this latest loss, a total of 24
( Continued from page 1 ) The special boots, with high heels, close for the day at twelve noon. His grandparents house in Sampaloc P1.6 billion shares of stock in civil and forfeiture cases against
Paulino, a paper dealer, was black leather, pointed toes and even father would hand out the Christmas where they were met by their whole PLDT Imelda Marcos have been dismissed,
sponsored by his father when the miniature guns tucked on each side, bonuses to the workers and the shop clan. They got crispy centavo bills US$ 292 million in foreign bank while at least 18 are pending and one
Chinese businessman applied for made him the envy of his classmates would remain closed the next day, on as Christmas gifts from their aunts deposits archived at the Sandiganbayan. –
naturalized Filipino citizenship. As a whenever he wore the boots to Christmas. As soon as every worker and uncles after kissing their hands, US$ 98 million in investments in Rappler.com
result, Paulino was forever grateful school. had left, Riz, poured water in an which is an act of respect. Their foreign banks, financial houses and

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to his dad. Paulino and his father Unfortunately, their parents were empty gasoline container as it was grandfather let them pick with one industrial mining
would sometimes eat at San Jacinto, too busy to fulfill their promise and placed on top of three stones, with hand a bunch of coins spread out on Investments in real properties in
a Chinese restaurant on David Street bring them around and see the vari- firewood wood under it. He lit the a table. It was difficult to pick up a United States and United Kingdom ( Continued from page 4 )
in Chinatown and watch a movie ous Christmas displays in the city. firewood and placed a ham inside the few many. But one cousin, knew bet- A total of 177 paintings Serve water at meals and avoid sugary
together. They became close friends They had to supervise the printing container. He cooked the ham right ter, and spread a layer of glue on his 42 crates of jewelry worth US$ 8.9 drinks.
his father eventually asked Paulino and binding of calendars as the in the center of the printing press hand. Many coins stuck to his palm, million If you choose to consume alcohol, limit
to stand in as baptismal sponsor to deadlines were fast approaching. To office space, since there was no oven prompting his grandfather to add a P236 million worth of jewelry your intake.
his youngest child. Unfortunately, make up for their broken promise, to cook it in. new rule to his gimmick: one must intercepted at the Honolulu airport Enjoy some "me" time and take a break
Paulino died five years later from they asked their driver, Riz, to take His mother took them to Everlast do so with clean hands. P14 million worth of "vanity items" from family and friends, if needed, to
them around by himself instead. Department Store for their Christ- He wanted to join his cousins to avoid feeling stressed.
liver ailment. contained in 24 boxes and suitcases "Even as the holidays can be a time of
It was just two days before Christ- Their huge 1949 Dodge used to be a mas presents. They were denied the visit the cousin of his mother, Tiya found in Malacañang when the Mar-
limousine owned by a senator in the surprise of opening their gifts from (Aunt) Amparing on nearby San Di- joy, they can also be stressful. Remem-
mas, and his mother brought them coses fled for Hawaii ber to take time for yourself and treat
shopping for Christmas clothes country. It had two folding seats in Santa on the morning of Christmas ego Street, a few blocks away from The PCGG found that these were yourself well. Get enough sleep, stay
and shoes. Everyone, including the the middle and could seat as much Day. Instead, their parents were their grandparent’s house. But they grossly disproportionate to the physically active and aim for meals that
poor in the country, could wear new as ten people, especially if they were more practical and let them choose had to leave and go to their province lawful income of the Marcoses. are nutritionally balanced," said Dr.
clothes during Christmas Day. These children. the Christmas toy they wanted for in Bulacan to visit their paternal From 1960 to 1984, the late dicta- Angell.
days, the Filipino poor would be “We are all kids!” Riz shouted once themselves. He chose a bow and relatives. The trip by car was a one- tor Ferdinand Marcos was found to For more information about food
lucky to eat one meal a day. Days they were all inside the car. He was arrow toy that year, while his sisters hour drive, and after lunch, his father have obtained lawful income of only preparation and storage, and physical
before, he already had an eye on a the son of a wealthy landowner in had dolls and his younger brothers handed out Christmas money to their P8.148 million after taxes. fitness ideas, visit the following CDPH
red shirt displayed at Berg’s Depart- his father’s barrio in Bintog, Plaridel, toy cars. Their eldest, who was a provincial cousins. He did not expect links:
Imelda Marcos acquired net income Food Safety Tips for Holiday Feasts
ment Store on Escolta and a pair of Bulacan. When Riz’s mother died, teenager by then, asked for spending gifts from their paternal aunts. They of only P2 million as governor of
his father remarried and their fortune money instead. already had done so much in hosting Safe Food Handling Practices
cowboy boots at Francis’, a depart- Metropolitan Manila and Minister of Foodborne Pathogens and Illnesses
ment store along Dasmarinas Street dwindled. Riz’s family first pawned, He spent the rest of the early them during their provincial vaca- Human Settlements. Controlling Food Allergens
which was parallel to Escolta. His and then eventually sold their prop- evening watching the stage show tions. The PCGG said Imee, Irene, and CalFresh Healthy Living
other siblings would be contented erty beside a chapel in the barrio to in Plaza Miranda. On Christmas Christmas in the province was more Bongbong "actively collaborated Additional information about food
with shoes from ShoeMart, which his father. In addition, his father gave Eve and on the eve of the fiesta on subdued unlike in the city where the with their parents in confiscating safety is available on the U.S. Depart-
was just a small shoe store on Rizal Riz a job after he came out of the January 9th, star-studded musical ex- street atmosphere, with lots of kids and/or unlawfully appropriating ment of Agriculture Meat and Poultry
Avenue and Carriedo streets at that army. Riz was always wearing his travaganzas were always presented. walking around and visiting their funds and other property and con- hotline at (888) MPHotline (674-6854).
time, ShoeMart would become one fatigue army pants until they all got There were a lot more people watch- godparents and relatives, was more cealing the same." The hotline is open on Thanksgiving
of the biggest corporations in the worn out. ing the show at that time as many, festive. They visited a few relatives This year, the PCGG has lost 4 Day from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p. m., East-
They first checked out the Christ- if not all, would celebrate and go to who served them native delicacies ern Standard Time, but closed on other
Philippines, with huge malls all over Marcos civil cases, including this Federal government holidays. Consum-
the country. Its founder, and owner, mas displays on the rooftop of the the midnight mass at Quiapo Church they made themselves like biko, bib- one. The other 3 are:
Magnolia Ice Cream factory along afterwards. ingka, espasol and suman. His father, ers can also access the Partnership for
Henry Sy, is the richest Filipino P102-billion case related to Roberto Food Safety Education's "Fight BAC!"
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After the shopping, his mother took there, they proceeded to Cubao together at home for the traditional good in the city, played Santa Claus
him separately to Francis’ for his where they watched the moving dis- Noche Buena, a midnight repast to his friends’ and relatives’ children.
plays on the façade of COD Depart- during Christmas Eve. The ham was The memories of his twelve days of
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jackfruit, apples - embellished with everything is more expensive and

As the whip cream.


“Mmmm! My favorite,” Noel said.
there is no let up in the skyrocketing
of prices. Eventually, the majority

Bamboos Sway “Everything is your favorite,”


Julius said.
Laughter.
won’t be able to afford anything
anymore and will have to forego
celebrating Christmas.”
Lina pressed on Noel’s arm harder.
by Rudy Liporada “Well, I hope you like it,” said Con- “But Christmas is nothing else ex-
ching. “I almost did not make this cept celebrating the birth of our Lord
Read previous articles by Rudy Liporada salad. Apples have really become and Savior, Jesus Christ.”
at ww.asianjournalusa.com expensive.” Julius placed his forefinger on his
“True, Nanay,” Noel said. “We lips, signaling Noel to stop his tirade.

Buried in Debt
are now getting into the case of the Lina nudged Noel more vigorously.
The Vanishing Yuletide Season vanishing Yuletide Season.”
“Excuse me. What?” Conching
“Yes, but with turning pockets
inside out,” Noel said.
said. “That is foolish communist talk,” We came to America to have you made those terrible mistakes.
Only the tinkle of Noel’s spoon on said Conching.” much better lives and not the The temptations were so great to
his plate could be heard as everyone “What is foolish is for us to even opposite. Most of us managed spend money you did not have. You
fell into a hush. be singing those songs when we do to live conveniently with what wanted to own things you could
“As I’ve said, po, we are now going not have white Christmases here. We barely afford. You traveled the world
we have and some created very on credit. Now, the cards are maxed
into the vanishing Yuletide Season.” do not even have chimneys where
Carlo glanced at Julius. a Santa Clause could be sliding
stressful lives and on the verge of out and you still have big loan bal-
Lina nudged Noel’s arm. down.” financial ruins. It’s no use blam- ances for the cars and the house.
“What do you mean by that?” Con- “Those are stupid talk. Those ing others or unforeseen events When you are over 60 years old,
ching said. are the kind of ideas you get from for your misery when you are the then you may run out of time to re-
“Oh! Nothing, Nanay.” those aktibistas. Just because, you, source of your major problems. coup. You can delay your retirement
Lina pressed Noel’s arm. komunistas do not believe in God, Nobody forced you to make those but, can your body take it?
Julius shook his head. you want Christmas to vanish.” We became a generation of instant
very bad decisions in the past. gratifications. We could hardly wait
“No, really,” said Conching. “What Conching stood up and started for You have to stop living in the
did you mean?” her room. for later and we want to have it or to
fantasy world hoping to win big
Fried galunggong (mackarel) “Well,” Noel said. “Yuletide cannot “But its true,” Noel said. do it now! If you could easily afford
in a lottery to fix all your money
be complete without the frills.” “If only your parents are not my it, then why not? If you are barely
As the Bamboos Sway dice of pork and three spoons of problems. It’s not going to happen,
“So?" friends…,” Conching’s words trailed scraping it, then try to postpone that
By Rudy D. Liporada rice on his plate. so don’t be a fool. Get back to real-
“Before, things were cheaper. to vanish. “Hmmmp!” travel to your hometown or your
ity and do a self-assessment. Seek
Grapes, apples, everything were dream cruise. Save your vacation
(Columnist’s note: In light of ‘Ga-
“Here,” Carlo said, smiling. “Have help and advice from professionals.
cheaper that they adorned tables dur- (Publisher’s note: Rudy D. Liporada’s days and money for a debt free and a
lunggong’, the poor man’s fish in the
some more lumpia.” It may not be as bad as you believed
ing Christmas. Everyone could af- novel, Cordillera Red Rising is pub- more relaxing trip.
Philippines, is now being imported from
Noel gestured with his palm to say it to be. You may not find an instant
China and has spiraled to Php300.00 ford to buy gifts for everyone. Now, lished with Amazon.com) It is a simple math really, If you
no. He said, gurgling with the meat solution but, somehow you can start
($6.00) per kilo apart from the continu- spend more than what you make,
in his mouth, “No more. I am full.” to reclaim a less stressful life.
ing increase of prices of basic com- trouble is coming in your future.
“Finally,” Julius said. Think about our bodies that became
modities in the country, I am posting an Have enough tax withholding
deformed as we got older. We could
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excerpt from my novel, Cordillera Red Everyone laughed again. every payday and you won’t owe
“Okay, Petra,” Conching said. “You have done better in the past to
Rising. This is on Chapter 10 – circa more taxes. If you stopped paying
maintain its good shape and healthy
LIVE IN
early 1970s.) can bring out the fruit salad now.” mortgage to get your loan modified,
The maid vanished into the kitchen. conditions. Instead, we ate whatever
you will have less tax deductions.
we wanted and ate more than what

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“Petra, I think Noel is ready for She came out with a tray with a bowl Being self-employed and you have
and serving dishes. our bodies needed. We became lazy
the fruit salad,” Conching said, less or no profit from the business
“You serve your Kuya Noel first,” to flex our muscles and to do regular
for many years, then less SS benefit
smiling at the maid.
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said Conching. “He is ready for it.” exercises. We became too dependent
to collect. Don’t contribute to any
Petra stood by the door of the “Yes,” Julius said. “Him first.” on our cars and other latest gadgets.
retirement fund and you’ll retire in
kitchen. Everyone giggled. Now, we are spending our savings
a poor house. Bless your big heart
just to fix it and function normally.
“Don’t worry, Nanay,” Julius Noel hurriedly churned into his
Maybe some of us had better lives
for sending most of your income to
said. “Noel has space for all the throat the last vestiges of rice in his the needy relatives but, keep praying
mouth and straightened himself. in the Philippines than here in the
food in the world.” that someone will take good care of
USA, so why stay here and be miser-
Everyone laughed. They have “Oh! Yes, I am ready,” he said.
Petra heaped upon Noel’s dish
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you may live longer and feel better
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but, are you happy? There is a price
before you know it, you will be old
for everything so make a decision.
like me.
Maybe it was not intentional when

THE BUMMER LAMB


Every once in a while, a ewe will knows his voice intimately.
give birth to a lamb and reject it. It is not that the bummer lamb is
There are many reasons she may do loved more, it just knows intimately
this. If the lamb is returned to the the one who loves it.
ewe, the mother may even kick the It's not that it is loved more, it just
poor animal away. Once a ewe re- believes it because it has experi-
jects one of her lambs, she will never enced that love one on one.
change her mind. So many of us are bummer lambs,
These little lambs will hang their rejected and broken. But He is the
heads so low that it looks like some- good Shepherd. He cares for our
thing is wrong with its neck. Their every need and holds us close to His
spirit is broken. heart so we can hear His heart beat.
These lambs are called “bummer We may be broken but we are
lambs.” Unless the shepherd inter- deeply loved by the Shepherd.
venes, that lamb will die, rejected The Lord is my shepherd; I shall
and alone. So, do you know what the not want. He maketh me to lie down
shepherd does? in green pastures: He leadeth me
He takes that rejected little one into beside the still waters. He restoreth
his home, hand-feeds it and keep my soul: He leadeth me in the paths
it warm by the fire. He will wrap it of righteousness for His name's
up with blankets and hold it to his sake. Yea, though I walk through the
chest so the bummer can hear his valley of the shadow of death, I will
heartbeat. Once the lamb is strong fear no evil: for Thou art with me;
enough, the shepherd will place it Thy rod and Thy staff they comfort
back in the field with the rest of the me. Thou preparest a table before
flock. me in the presence of mine enemies:
But that sheep never forgets how Thou anointest my head with oil; my
the shepherd cared for him when cup runneth over. Surely goodness
his mother rejected him. When the and mercy shall follow me all the
shepherd calls for the flock, guess days of my life: and I will dwell in
who runs to him first? the house of the Lord for ever.
That is right, the bummer sheep. He ~ Psalm 23

A farmer goes to jail


A farmer gets sent to jail, and But, because he is in jail all of the
his wife is trying to hold the farm farmer's mail is censored. So when
together until her husband can get the sheriff and his deputies read this,
out. She's not, however, very good at they all run out to the farm and dig
farm work, so she writes a letter to up the entire potato field looking for
him in jail: "Dear sweetheart, I want guns. After two full days of digging,
to plant the potatoes. When is the they don't find one single weapon.
best time to do it?" The farmer then writes to his wife:
The farmer writes back: "Honey, "Honey, now is when you should
don't go near that field. That's where plant the potatoes."
all my guns are buried."
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Spiritual Life
Christmas is the How to prepare for a Consecration to the Holy Family
perfect time to
P
reparation for a Con-
secration to the Holy Prayer of Consecration to the Holy Family
meditate on ciding Family involves de-
that you are not only
humility
Philip Kosloski, Aleteia.org
dedicating your family to the
Holy Family’s intercession
While Lent and Holy Week often but also acknowledging that
December 22th, 2019: 4rd Advent focus on the immense suffering your family is sacred.
Advent: A Time for Renewed Faith Jesus endured for our sake, the
seasons of Advent and Christmas
The decision to consecrate your
family needs to be intentional and a
Joke of the week: Billy wanted present the perfect opportunity to process through which you com-
very much to have a bike. So much focus on humility and poverty. pletely surrender your family to God
so that he decided to write to Jesus through the Holy Family. You are
about it: “Dear Jesus, I've been a This comes alive most especially accepting the truth that salvation his-
very good boy.” He stopped, real- when we sit and meditate on the tory was changed forever by a fam-
izing that Jesus knew this was not humble scene of Jesus’ birth. Often ily and that through your domestic
entirely true. He threw the paper in modern Nativity scenes don’t com- church, you are called to exemplify
the wastebasket and started again: municate this central truth strongly their example.
“Dear Jesus, I’ve been a good boy enough, as the constructed stable can
most of the time.” Again, he realized look almost cozy and warm, instead Four suggested steps before Pray-
it would not work. The second letter of what was likely the cold, messy ing the Consecration to the Holy O Lord Jesus,
followed the first - into the wastebas- and brutal reality behind it all. Family: you lived in the home of Mary and Joseph in Nazareth. There
ket. Chewing his pencil and look- you grew in age, wisdom and grace as you prepared to fulfill
ing around he spied a statue of the A meditation found in a 19th-cen- 1. Discuss the importance of this your mission as our Redeemer. We entrust our family to you.
Madonna on the Nativity scene. He tury prayer book on the Child Jesus consecration as a family and why
darted into the bathroom, snatched a highlights this profound mystery. you are doing it.
towel, wrapped the statue carefully O Blessed Mary,
in it, tied a string around it, and with It is midnight. The winter air is cold 2. Each member of your family
you are the Mother of our Savior.
the idea of a kidnap-ransom note in and chill. See a comfortless stable, is strongly encouraged to go to the At Nazareth you cared for Jesus and nurtured him in the peace
mind, he wrote: “Dear Jesus, if you partly shed and partly cave, hol- Sacrament of Confession. and joy of your home. We entrust our family to you.
ever want to see your mother again Et Verbum Caro Factum Est. "And lowed in the side of a rock. A poor
...” the Word was made flesh. Alleluia!" place indeed. The keen breeze finds 3. As a family, intentionally choose O Saint Joseph,
Scriptures: First Reading: Isa- for Mass at dawn, and finally one its way in freely. In that stable lies a something to fast from. The fast can
iah 7: 10-14. At the time of the
you provided a secure and loving home for Jesus and Mary,
for Mass during the day. The custom BABE. His only cradle is a manger be for at least a week. As our physi-
prophet Isaiah, the royal house of of celebrating these three sets of from which cattle feed. He lies there
and gave us a model of fatherhood while showing us the dignity
cal bodies are drawn to things of
David under the kingship of Ahaz Masses started in Jerusalem dur- on the rough straw — a new-born the world, it is strongly encouraged
of work. We entrust our family to you.
was on the verge of annihilation by ing the early years of Christianity. Babe. His little limbs are wrapped that you fast from something that
the combined forces of Israel and The presiding bishop of Jerusalem around with swathing bands like the you would normally do or consume. Holy Family,
Syria. Through Isaiah God assured invited the faithful to go with him babes of the poorest. Fasting helps to discipline our minds we consecrate ourselves and our family to you. May we be
Ahaz that he would defend the king in procession to Bethlehem for a Sit with that scene for a few min- and hearts to refrain from secular completely united in a love that is lasting, faithful and open
against his enemies. To show his Midnight Mass at the Nativity site. utes. Think about the poverty of it all activities and be more focused on
sincerity, God promised a proof: the After the Mass, they all went back
to the gift of new life. Help us to grow in virtue, to forgive one
and how uncomfortable it must have God.
virgin will bear a son. Sadly, Ahaz to Jerusalem at dawn and the bishop been! Being in a modern hospital
another from our hearts, and to live in peace all our days. Keep
relied more on military prowess than would say another Mass at the room isn’t all that great, but just 4. Prepare for the commitment you us strong in faith, persevering in prayer, diligent in our work,
on God. Second Reading: Romans Church of the Resurrection, a church think of what it was like giving birth are making. Consecration to the and generous toward those in need.
1:1-7. Paul writes to the Roman outside the city walls and very popu- in such circumstances. Holy Family is not a single event.
Christians regarding two important lar among shepherds and country The scene should move us to ask You have chosen a way of life for May our home, O Holy Family, truly become a domestic
creedal formulae: Jesus descended folks. At noon, the bishop would say God for the gift of humility and to your family. You and your family are church where we reflect your example in our daily life. Amen.
from David according to the flesh, the solemn Mass of the day at the examine our own lives, asking our- consciously choosing to be a beacon
but constituted as Son of God ac- cathedral. selves if our modern comforts hold of light of God’s love through His
cording to the Spirit. The Davidic Mother Teresa of Calcutta said that any influence over our spiritual lives. Jesus, Mary and Joseph, pray for us!
Church.
lineage of Jesus shows the humility peace begins with a smile. If that is
of the Son of God in becoming man. so, then God could have smiled at Here is a short prayer that comes Prayer composed by Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore,
Source: Knights of Columbus Supreme Chaplain.— 10371 2/16
Gospel: Matthew 1: 18-24. One of us with delight on Christmas day after the above meditation, asking
the greatly remarkable things in the when his only-begotten Son humbly God to fill us with a greater sense of
birth of Jesus is the willingness of assumed our human nature. Today, humility.
Mary and Joseph to cooperate with
God's plan even though the future is
we rejoice and celebrate that day
when God smiled at mankind and
䌀䰀䔀䄀一 吀䔀䔀吀䠀 䄀一䐀 䠀䔀䄀䰀吀䠀夀 䜀唀䴀匀 䘀伀刀 䰀䤀䘀䔀℀
JESUS, I thank Thee for com-
puzzling, such as the Virgin Mary, sent us the King of Peace, the Son of ing thus. Great God, how Thou
giving birth, and Joseph facing a God who became one of us. What a hast humbled Thyself! It seems too
marital problem: to take or send glorious occasion, what a profound much, too wonderful, but I know 䰀漀漀欀椀渀最 昀漀爀 愀 挀愀爀椀渀最
Mary back to her family. mystery! Yet this profound mys- that it is true.
Quotation of the week: “In order
that the body of Christ might be
tery – God is our Immanuel, living
among us, assuming our weak and
Nothing is too wonderful for Thy
great, Thy everlasting love.
愀渀搀 昀爀椀攀渀搀氀礀 搀攀渀琀椀猀琀㼀
shown to be a real body he was born sinful humanity – is an utter “fool- For love of Thee I will be humble.
of a woman, but in order that his ishness” to some people. How could Take away my pride and my self-
Godhead might be made clear he this seemingly helpless little Child will.
was born of a virgin.” —St. Thomas turn the world and its values upside
Aquinas. down? How could this virgin give MARY, I thank thee and bless thee
birth to the Son of God made man? for loving God so nobly, so purely,
Christmas: Isn’t that utter foolishness? so humbly, that He gave His dear
God’s Most Humble Decision Yet this mystery of Christmas, Son to us through thee. Pray to that
this “foolishness” is done in the Son, that I may have grace to learn
Joke of the week: As the great name of love. God so loved the of Him and thee to be meek and
day approached a mother was telling world that he gave us his only Son. humble of heart.
her little ones the beautiful story This “foolish,” but immense love
of Christmas. They even tried their of God, is beyond what every man JOSEPH, Foster-father of Jesus,
voices on some of the usual carols. can understand and comprehend, it the Heart of that holy Child beats
After one song four-year-old Tommy is the basis of his eternal compas- for me. Mary is my Mother; pray
blurted out, “Mommy, wasn’t it nice sion and forgiveness for our con- for me that I may be truly humble
for the shepherds to get cleaned up stant failures and transgressions. and belong to this Holy Family,
before they went to see the Baby Je- This message of “foolish love,” this now, and at the hour of my death,
sus?” “What do you mean, Tommy?” smile, and this peace has never been and for evermore.
she asked. “Well,” he explained, “we experienced before. So, the angels’
just sang the song, ‘While shep- assurance to the shepherds and to
herds washed their socks by night” the whole world, then and now, is
(instead of “watch their flocks by “Do not be afraid.” Fear not to be
night”). “fools for Christ’s sake,” because he
Scripture: First Reading: Isa- had been a “fool” for our sakes. He
iah 52: 7-10. The prophet Isaiah left the glory of heaven, became a
announces the return of YHWH defenseless Child, led a humble life 䌀䄀䰀䰀 吀伀䐀䄀夀 ℀ ⠀㘀㄀㤀⤀㐀㜀㜀ⴀ 㔀㜀   켥 䐀爀匀洀椀氀攀刀砀⸀挀漀洀
to Zion. This announcement is as a carpenter’s son, and died on the
described as bringing “good tidings,” Cross as a criminal.
a Hebrew word that is linked with This mystery or the reality of
the New Testament Greek term the Incarnation is what inspired St. 䐀爀⸀ 䴀礀爀渀愀 䔀⸀ 䰀愀稀愀最愀Ⰰ 䐀⸀䴀⸀䐀⸀
euangelion, or “gospel.” The “good Francis of Assisi to create a creche
ᐧ䘀爀椀攀渀搀氀礀Ⰰ 䌀愀爀椀渀最  ᐧ䌀漀渀瘀攀渀椀攀渀琀 
news” is that the Great One who (French word for cradle) with a real
is with God and is God is directly manger, a real ox and ass, and real ☀ 䬀渀漀眀氀攀搀最攀ⴀ 䠀漀甀爀猀 ☀ 
present in his people. Second Read- shepherds. It was Christmas Eve 愀戀氀攀 䐀攀渀琀椀猀琀 䰀漀挀愀琀椀漀渀
ing: Hebrews 1: 1-16. In Jesus, 1223. At the appointed time, Francis- just as “foolish” as the Gift and the ᐧ䐀攀渀琀椀猀琀爀礀 眀椀琀栀  ᐧ匀愀琀甀爀搀愀礀 
“the refulgence of God’s glory” is can Brothers, men, women and chil- Giver, and many individuals would
the glory of the Father’s only Son. dren came with their torches that lit rather lead a mediocre or uninvolved    愀 䰀椀最栀琀 吀漀甀挀栀 䄀瀀瀀漀椀渀琀洀攀渀琀猀 
Tracing the Son’s earthly existence, up the dark night. Since then a great life with the Lord. Christmas is the ᐧ䌀愀爀椀渀最 匀琀愀û 䄀瘀愀椀氀愀戀氀攀
the author noted Jesus’ preexistence tradition was born. The creche is a time when God smiled at us in Jesus. ᐧ䔀洀攀爀最攀渀挀椀攀猀  ᐧ䘀刀䔀䔀 
with God from the very beginning, reminder of God’s everlasting love Let us make him smile again by
his assumption of a human flesh for us. This is what Christmas is all welcoming his Son into our hearts, 圀攀氀挀漀洀攀℀    䌀漀渀猀甀氀琀愀琀椀漀渀猀℀
(Incarnation), completion of his mis- about. God immensely smiled at us our family and our community. 䘀䄀䴀䤀䰀夀 켥 䌀伀匀䴀䔀吀䤀䌀 켥 伀刀吀䠀伀䐀伀一吀䤀䌀
sion, and finally his return at God’s and sent us his only Son to become May the Peace and Joy of Christ
right hand. It is the author’s intention one of us in all things, except in sin. be in your hearts. May He, together
to situate Jesus’ mission within a Because the world has never seen with Mary, the “most blessed among 㤀㄀㐀 䔀⸀ 㠀琀栀 匀琀爀攀攀琀Ⰰ 匀甀椀琀攀 ㈀ 㠀Ⰰ 一愀琀椀漀渀愀氀 䌀椀琀礀Ⰰ 䌀䄀 㤀㄀㤀㔀 
broader perspective – God’s cosmic before this unique way of God - his women” and Joseph, His Foster
plan of salvation. Gospel: John 1: loving gift of a Child “wrapped” Father, bless you at Christmas!
1-18. What has been foretold by the (incarnated) in human flesh, it Quotation of the week: May
prophets is now realized in Jesus. He raises skepticism or receives cold each Christmas, as it comes, find
is the One who is with God and is treatment. It is either that a person us more and more like Him, who at
God from the beginning and is now does not comprehend this profound this time became a little child, for
living among us. mystery or one does not want to ac- our sake; more simple-minded, more
Reflections: Christmas liturgical cept the responsibility that comes in humble, more affectionate, more
celebration has three sets of read- accepting that gift. To accept that gift resigned, more happy, more full of
ings: one for Midnight Mass, another would involve a commitment to be God. John Henry Cardinal Newman.
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Arts & Culture


30. The first Filipino woman doctor 45. The first city to have modern cin-

A Glimpse of of Philosophy in Engineering – Josette


Garcia Portigo.
ema houses and theatres outside Manila.
46. The first gravity irrigation system
outside Luzon – Sta. Barbara Irrigation

Ilonggo History 31. The first Filipino doctor of Philoso-


phy in Anthropology – F. Landa Jocano.
System.
47. The first successful compact farm
in the country – Tagsing Buyo, Sta.
by Dinggol Araneta 32. The first Filipino to win the Con- Barbara.
Divinagracia gressional Medal of Honor during WWII
– Captain Jose Calugas of Leon.
48. The only province to have an anti-
biotic drug named after it – Ilozone and
Dinggol is an Ilonggo Historian of modern times.
Ilotycin which are brands of erythromy-
He is a Lover of Nature by profession; a Genealogist
33. The first Filipino soldier in the cin, a wonder drug developed from a
by avocation and an Advocate of Federalism.
American Army to win medals of soil sample from Iloilo.

Dalawang Anino
Heroism & Courage from the govern- 49. The first province to be declared
ments of the United States, Belgium & a model in development planning by
The Old List of Iloilo’s Firsts France during the WWII – Sgt. Ramon
Subejano of New Lucena.
NEC/USAID.
50. The number one food-producing
Mayroon akong nakilala at siya’y isang ina
34. The first Filipino girl to be called province of the Philippines today.
(DinggolAranetaDivinagracia - Ilong- have direct shipping lines with Hong the fastest woman in Asia – Inocencia 51. The first and only town in the Phil-
goNationMovement) Kong, Singapore, Australia, Europe, and kanyang mga mata’y laging punong-puno ng ligaya
Solis of New Lucena. ippines to produce four justices of the
Prologue: This "List of Iloilo's America. 35. The first most-be-medaled Filipino Supreme Court, seven senators, seven mayroong dalawang anino na lagi niyang kasama
First" used to occupy a conspicuous 13. The first commercial airline in girl swimmer – Nancy Deano of Dingle. governors, and seven cabinet members. ‘di humihiwalay kahit saan man siya magpunta
wall by the entrance at the old Iloilo the country was the Iloilo Negros Air 36. The first Filipino international 52. The site of the first international
Domestic Airport in Mandurriao, Il- Express Co. (INAEC). chess grandmaster – Eugene Torre of research center in the fishing industry,
14. The first Philippine airline estab- La Paz. the SEAFDEC in Tigbauan. Saan mang pook siya’y dalhin ng kanyang mga paa
oilo City. I am just wondering if it is lished after World War II was organized
also presently prominently displayed 37. The first community school move- 53. The biggest public school division dalawang anino niya ay naruruo’t kasama
by Ilonggos… the FEATI. ment originated by Supt. Jose V. Aguilar. in the country is the Division of Iloilo.
in the new ILOILO INTERNA- 15. The first provincial high school in nakakapit sa palda, minsa’y nakahawak sa silya
38. The best-organized guerilla unit 54. The first city, which initiated a free
TIONAL AIRPORT in the Munici- the Philippines…Iloilo National High during World War II under Gen. Macario education program in the elementary tila baga pandikit na laging nasa likod niya.
pality of Cabatuan, Iloilo Province. School. Peralta. schools by eliminating the matriculation '
-dinggol.d~~~ 16. The first Elementary School estab- 39. The first guerilla unit to contact, fees and providing free school supplies “Hindi ba ikaw napapagod na sa inaraw-araw
lished under the Americans – Baluarte by radio, Gen. Douglas MacArthur and and the elimination of tuition fees in
1. Iloilo is the site of the Malayan land- Elementary School in Molo. President Quezon during World War II. public secondary schools.
lagi na silang nakabuntot at ‘di humihiwalay
ing in the Philippines, according to the 17. The first protestant barrio in the 40. The first Filipino lady to win a (A reprint from ILOILO’s FIRST, The saan man ikaw magtungo sa gabi man o sa araw
Maragtas Legend. country – Calvario – Janiuay, Iloilo. cultural heritage award – Magdalena
18. The First Baptist Church in the
Visayan Tribune, January 31, 1977.) naruruon din sila at tila walang kapaguran.”
2. The first school for boys in the Phil- Jalandoni of Jaro. Epilogue: Rest assured, a new and
ippines was founded in Tigbauan by the Philippines – Jaro Evangelical Church. 41. The first Filipino feminist – Pura updated list of Iloilo’s First shall be pub-
famous Jesuit priest and historian, Pedro 19. The first luxury liner on the island Villanueva Kalaw. lished by us in due time. --dinggol~~~ Iniling-iling lang niya ang maganda niyang mukha
Chirino in 1592. – S/S Don Esteban of the De la Rama 42. The first bookstore and printing
Line. at sabay ang ngiti binitiwan ang mga salita
3. The first place to put up a Christian shop in the Visayas and Mindanao –
church in the Philippines was Jalaud 20. The first city to have double-decked na hindi ko basta mapapawi sa aking gunita
buses.
Libreria la Panayana. Call the
(Dumangas) in what is now the baran- 43. The first modern and most beautiful ang malumanay niyang sagot sa aking pang-usisa.
gay of Ermita, in 1566. 21. The first concrete road in the coun- custom house in the country.
Asian Journal at
4. Iloilo is the first city outside Manila try – from Forbes Bridge to Jaro Plaza. 44. The first government constructed 619.474.0588 for your
to have a foreign business house (Loney 22. The first city to have a car assembly “Napakasarap ang magkaroon ng mga anino
plant – Taller Visayas de Strachan &
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& Co.) and the first foreign vice-consul. Museo Iloilo. na karamay mong palagi sa pag-iyak at pagtakbo
5. The first province to export sugar to McMurray. The car assembled was the
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'Brief'
Australia. “Deiler” in the 1920s. being a warrior in the Philippines," the
6. The only province to have two cities 23. The first province to produce many 25-year-old said through a translator.
dahil sa kanila umiikot yaring aking mundo.”
during the Spanish time: Iloilo City, millionaires and the first city to have a "I was glad I was to bring out not just
millionaire’s row. ( Continued from page 5 )
chartered in 1890, and Jaro in 1891. the movements, but the emotion and the
7.The biggest province in the Phil- 24. The first Filipino to launch the Delfin's coach had a long argument
feeling of being fierce and committed
ippines in population, income, and propaganda movement in Spain, Gra- with judges who had got their knick- – the spirit of being a martial artist," he
economic production during the 19th ciano Lopez Jaena of Jaro also known as ers in a twist, insisting the fighter said. – Rappler.com
the greatest orator the Philippines aver Copyright 2019 by Virginia Ferrer. All rights reserved.
century. wore underpants during his acrobatic
8. The best and biggest producer of
textiles during the Spanish era.
produced.
25. The only Filipino nominated to the
Supreme Court of Cuba – Raymundo
routine in case the loincloth fell off
and he was left "completely naked." More Filipinos
9. The first city outside Manila to have But the coach told them: "Well, I ( Continued from page 1 )
electricity, telephone, telegraph, railway, Melliza. ments in their lives, 38 percent
26. The first Filipino to fly an airplane
believe my athlete will just have to
ice plant, automobile, and other modern be disqualified." believed that their lives would
conveniences. for passengers was an Ilonggo – Jose
Tinsay in 1925. Zubiri said he stepped in at the Angeles remain the same, and 11 percent
10. The first province outside Luzon to University Foundation venue and con-
fly the Philippine National Flag (in Sta. 27. The first doctor of laws from Ox-
vinced the trainer to "work something
said they are unsure. — Julia
Barbara, Nov. 17, 1898) ford University – Melquiades Gamboa. Mari Ornedo/DVM, GMA News
28. The first doctor of philosophy in out."
11. The first department store in the "I knew this boy could win gold," he
country. Hoskyn & Co., established in political science – Victorino Diamonon.
said.
1877.
12. The first city outside Manila to
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ment of Two Hundred Dollars ($200) per set; CD’s are available for a non-refundable charge of $50. Payments shall be made by check
Diploma, Oxford Institute on International and Comparative Law (USD),
payable to SAN DIEGO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT. If the payment for Bid and Contract Documents is refundable, refunds will be
processed by the District only if the Bid and Contract Documents, including all addendums, are returned intact and in good order to Oxford, England
Crisp Imaging within ten (10) days of the issuance of the Final Bid Tabulation. Online documents are available for download on
PlanWell through Crisp Imaging. Go to www.crispimg.com, click on PlanWell, Public Planroom, search SDUSD (Questions?
949-285-3171). All bids shall be submitted on bid forms furnished by the District in the bid package beginning December 10, 2019. Bid  Bachelor of Science degree, University of Southern California  
packages will not be faxed. 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 on or after April 1, 2015) unless registered with the
Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) pursuant to Labor Code §1725.5 [with limited exceptions from this requirement for bid purposes Montgomery High School, San Diego, California
only under Labor Code §1771.1(a)]. This project 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 their own firm and those of their listed subcontractors upon request by the District. Failure of the bidding prime contractor
to list their subcontractors DIR Registration Number on the Subcontractors List at time of bid may result in rejection of their bid as non- Member, Mensa IQ Society, USA
responsive. Refer to the following DIR Website for further information: www.dir.ca.gov/Public-Works/PublicWorks.html PREVAILING
WAGES: Prevailing wage requirements apply to all public works projects and must be followed per Article 17 of the General Conditions
of this bid. DISABLED VETERAN BUSINESS ENTERPRISE PARTICIPATION PROGRAM: Pursuant to Resolution In Support of Born in Philippines (Cavite)
Service Disabled Veterans Owned Businesses (SDVOB) and Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises (DVBE) approved on May 10,
2011 by the Board of Education, the Bidder is required to satisfy a minimum DVBE participation percentage of at least three percent
(3%) for this project. In compliance with this Program, the Bidder shall satisfy all requirements enumerated 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 Immigration law - Divorce - Estate (Wills & Trusts) - Criminal Defense
form of either a bid bond executed by the bidder and Surety Company, or a certified or cashier's check in favor of the San Diego Unified
School District, in an amount equal to ten percent (10%) of their bid value. Said bid security shall be given to guarantee that the Bidder -Credit/Debt disputes - Wage & Hour violations - Unemployment
will execute the contract as specified, within five (5) working days of notification by the District. The District reserves the right to
reject any and all bids and to waive any irregularities or informalities in any bids or in the bidding process. No bidder may withdraw his Appeals - Work Contracts - Landlord/Tenant disputes - Bankruptcy -
bid for a period of 120 days after the date set for the opening of bids. For information regarding bidding, please call 858-522-5825.
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conducted by: Individual. Registrant first
commenced to transact business under
 
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ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR


names as follows: Chelsea Dia Guerrero
to Chelsea Leon.  The change of name
of a minor is being requested by one
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE-
MENT NO. 2019-9029301
TeflEnglishTeachers.com, Military-
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE-
MENT NO. 2019-9029407
Gallo Wear located at 2650 Buena
( Continued from page 3 )
the above name as of 11/2/2019. Signa- CHANGE OF NAME parent.THE COURT ORDERS that all BaseHats.com,RummyBearsRecipe. Vista Ave., Lemon Grove, San Diego,
least two court days before the matter
ture: Denise Elizabeth Martin. Statement CASE NUMBER: 37—2019 – persons interested in this matter appear com located at 2024 Reed Ave #2 San 91945. Registrant: Eglen Coss and
is scheduled to be heard and must ap-
filed with Recorder/County Clerk of San 00061370-CU-PT-CTL before this court at the hearing indicated Diego, CA 92109. Registrant: Darryl Guadalupe M. Coss , 2650 Buena Vista
pear at the hearing to show cause why
Diego County on 11/12/19. AJ 281 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: below to show cause, if any, why the Smith, 2024 Reed Ave #2 San Diego, Ave., Lemon Grove, San Diego, 91945.
the petition should not be granted. If no
12/6/13/20/27/2019 Petitioner Hassan Emami Taleghani petition for change of name should not CA 92109. This business is conducted This business is conducted by: Married
written objection is timely filed, the court
_________________ filed a petition with this court for a be granted. Any person objecting to the by: Individual. Signature: Darryl Smith. Couple. Registrant has not yet begun
may grant the petition without hearing.
decree changing names as follows: name changes described above must Statement filed with Recorder/County to transact business under the name
NOTICE OF HEARING
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- Kimia Emamitaleghani to  Kimia Emami file a written objection that includes the Clerk of San Diego County on 12/10/19. above. Signature: Eglen Coss. State-
01/27/20
MENT NO. 2019-9028835 Taleghani. THE COURT ORDERS that all reasons for the objection at least two AJ 298 12/20/27/2019 01/03/10/2020 ment filed with Recorder/County Clerk
8:30 AM , Dept. 61
Trinity Oracles, Trinity Oracle located at persons interested in this matter appear court days before the matter is sched- _________________ of San Diego County on 12/11/19. AJ
Superior Court
830 Kuhn Dr #212932 Chula Vista, CA before this court at the hearing indicated uled to be heard and must appear at the 303 12/20/27/2019 01/03/10/2020
330 West Broadway
91921.Registrant: Jasmine Nicole Shan- below to show cause, if any, why the hearing to show cause why the petition FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- _________________
San Diego, CA 92101
non, 830 Kuhn Dr #212932 Chula Vista, petition for change of name should not should not be granted. If no written MENT NO. 2019-9029476
A copy of this Order to Show Cause
CA 91921, Erika Renee Shannon, 830 be granted. Any person objecting to the objection is timely filed, the court may Bright Home Board & Care located at FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE-
shall be published at least once each
Kuhn Dr #212932 Chula Vista, CA 91921 name changes described above must grant the petition without a hearing. 5881 Grewia St. San Diego, CA 92114. MENT NO. 2019-9029784
week for four successive weeks prior to
and Candace Elaine Shannon, 830 Kuhn file a written objection that includes the NOTICE OF HEARING Registrant: Jocelyn Alconis Santella, Fashion Mia International Co., Fashion
the date set for hearing on the petition
Dr #212932 Chula Vista, CA 91921.This reasons for the objection at least two 1/21/2020 5881 Grewia St. San Diego, CA 92114 Mia Co. located at 1812 Mint Terrace
in the following newspaper of general
business is conducted by: General Part- court days before the matter is sched- 8:30 AM, Dept. 23 This business is conducted by: Individu- #3, Chula Vista, CA 91915. Registrant: I
circulation printed in this county. Asian
nership. Registrant first commenced to uled to be heard and must appear at the Superior Court al. Registrant first commenced to trans- Ching Yeh Chen 1812 Mint Terrace #3,
Journal: Date Nov. 27, 2019
transact business under the above name hearing to show cause why the petition 325 S. Melrose Dr. act business under the above name as Chula Vista, CA 91915. This business is
Peter C. Deddeh
as of 6/1/19. Signature: Jasmine Nicole should not be granted. If no written Vista, CA 92081 of 10/10/18.Signature: Jocelyn Alconis conducted by: Individual. Registrant has
Judge of the Superior Court
Shannon. Statement filed with Recorder/ objection is timely filed, the court may A copy of this Order to Show Cause Santella. Statement filed with Recorder/ not yet begun to transact business un-
AJ 277
County Clerk of San Diego County on grant the petition without hearing. shall be published at least once each County Clerk of San Diego County der the name above. Signature: I Ching
12/6/13/20/27/2019
12/04/19. AJ 282 12/6/13/20/27/2019 NOTICE OF HEARING week for four successive weeks prior to on 12/12/19. AJ 299 12/20/27/2019 Yeh Chen. Statement filed with Record-
_________________
_________________ 01/21/20 the date set for hearing on the petition 01/03/10/2020 er/County Clerk of San Diego County
8:30 AM, Dept. C-61 in the following newspaper of general _________________ on 12/17/19. AJ 304 12/20/27/2019
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE-
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- Superior Court circulation printed in this county. Asian 01/03/10/2020
MENT NO. 2019-9028738
MENT NO. 2019-9028618 330 W. Broadway Journal: Date: Oct. 15, 2019 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- _________________
SOHEYLL located at 15637 Avenida
TeflEnglishTeachers.com, Military- San Diego, CA 92101 Sim von Kalinowski MENT NO. 2019-9029678
Alcachofa Apt. D, San Diego, CA 92128.
BaseHats.com, EnglishTeacherGames. A copy of this Order to Show Cause Judge of the Superior Court Sanchez Pet Sitters N More. located FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE-
Registrant: Soheyll Tavakoli, 15637 Ave-
com, RummyBearsRecipe.com located shall be published at least once each AJ 292 at 767 Myra Ave Chula Vista, CA 91910. MENT NO. 2019-9029938
nida Alcachofa Apt. D, San Diego, CA
at 2204 Reed Ave #2 San Diego, CA week for four successive weeks prior to 12/13/20/27/2019   01/03/2020  Registrant: Elvia Sanchez, 767 Myra Ave Pro Cleaning SD located at 2598
92128.This business is conducted by:
92109.Registrant: Darryl Lloyd Smith, the date set for hearing on the petition _________________ Chula Vista, CA 91910. This business Caulfield, San Diego, CA 92154. Reg-
Individual. Registrant first commenced
2204 Reed Ave #2 San Diego, CA in the following newspaper of general   is conducted by: Individual. Registrant istrant: Benjamin Salas 2598 Caulfield,
to transact business under the above
92109.This business is conducted by: circulation printed in this county. Asian  FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- has not yet begun to transact business San Diego, CA 92154. This business
name as of 08/04/19. Signature: Soheyll
Individual. Signature: Darryl Smith. Journal: Date Nov.19,2019 MENT NO. 2019-9029341 under the name above . Signature: Elvia is conducted by: Individual. Registrant
Tavakoli. Statement filed with Recorder/
Statement filed with Recorder/County Peter C. Deddeh Jes Cleaning Crew, inc. located at Sanchez. Statement filed with Recorder/ first commenced to transact business
County Clerk of San Diego County on
Clerk of San Diego County on 12/02/19. Judge of the Superior Court 1844 D Avenue National City, CA 91950. County Clerk of San Diego County under the names above as of 12/19/19.
12/3/19. AJ 278 12/6/13/20/27/2019
AJ 283 12/6/13/20/27/2019 AJ 287 Registrant: Jes Cleaning Crew, inc., on 12/16/19. AJ 300 12/20/27/2019 Signature: Benjamin Salas. Statement
_________________
_________________ 12/13/20/27/2019   01/03/2020  1844 D Avenue National City, CA 91950. 01/03/10/2020 filed with Recorder/County Clerk of San
_________________ This business is conducted by: Corpora- _________________ Diego County on 12/19/19. AJ 305
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE-
CASE NUMBER: 37—2019 –   tion. Registrant first commenced to 12/20/27/2019 01/03/10/2020
MENT NO. 2019-9028430
00061811-CU-PT-CTL ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR transact business under the above name ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR _________________
Reliable Gov, Reliable Supply Com-
TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: CHANGE OF NAME as of 08/24/18. Signature: Eduardo CHANGE OF NAME
pany, Reliable USA, Reliable Sup-
Petitioner Amber Kay Montgomery and CASE NUMBER: 37—2019 – Luis Lopez, President. Statement filed CASE NUMBER: 37—2019 – ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR
ply, Reliable MRO, Reliable Tactical,
Steven Lorenzo McNeely on behalf of 00060698-CU-PT-CTL with Recorder/County Clerk of San 00066697-CU-PT-CTL CHANGE OF NAME
Reliable located at 8710 Cottonwood
minor child filed a petition with this court TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Diego County on 12/11/19.  AJ 293 TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: Peti- CASE NUMBER: 37—2019 –
Ave Santee, CA 92071. Registrant: Vilai
for a decree changing names as follows Petitioner Alireza Emamitaleghani filed 12/13/20/27/2019   01/03/2020 tioner Joseph Alexander Crittenden filed 00067414-CU-PT-CTL
Sisoukvattana, 3004 Lasven Ct El Cajon,
: Karter Lee-Suede Montgomery to a petition with this court for a decree FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- a petition with this court for a decree TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS:
CA 92019.This business is conducted
Karter Lee-Suede McNeely. THE COURT changing names as follows: Alireza MENT NO. 2019-9028787 changing names as follows: Joseph Al- Petitioner Luzonita Villegas Reeves
by: Individual. Registrant has not begun
ORDERS that all persons interested in Emamitaleghani to  Alireza Emami M Beauty Spa located at 1203 Corte exander Crittenden to Joseph Alexander Thomas filed a petition with this court
to transact business under the names
this matter appear before this court at Taleghani. THE COURT ORDERS that all Bello San Marcos, CA 92069. Regis- Santos. THE COURT ORDERS that all for a decree changing names as follows:
above. Signature: Vilai Sisoukvattana.
the hearing indicated below to show persons interested in this matter appear trant: Yue Mei Villalpando, 1203 Corte persons interested in this matter appear Luzonita Villegas Reeves Thomas to
Statement filed with Recorder/County
cause, if any, why the petition for change before this court at the hearing indicated Bello San Marcos, CA 92069. This before this court at the hearing indicated Luzonita Villegas Reeves. THE COURT
Clerk of San Diego County on 11/26/19.
of name should not be granted. Any below to show cause, if any, why the business is conducted by: Individual. below to show cause, if any, why the ORDERS that all persons interested in
AJ 279 12/6/13/20/27/2019
person objecting to the name changes petition for change of name should not Signature: Yue Mei Villalpando. State- petition for change of name should not this matter appear before this court at
_________________
described above must file a written ob- be granted. Any person objecting to the ment filed with Recorder/County Clerk be granted. Any person objecting to the the hearing indicated below to show
jection that includes the reasons for the name changes described above must of San Diego County on 12/03/19. AJ name changes described above must cause, if any, why the petition for change
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE-
objection at least two court days before file a written objection that includes the 294 12/20/27/2019 01/03/10/2020 file a written objection that includes the of name should not be granted. Any
MENT NO. 2019-9027573
the matter is scheduled to be heard and reasons for the objection at least two _________________ reasons for the objection at least two person objecting to the name changes
CARMEN’S CROSSFIT located at
must appear at the hearing to show court days before the matter is sched- court days before the matter is sched- described above must file a written ob-
1036 Dennery Road San Diego, CA
cause why the petition should not be uled to be heard and must appear at the FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- uled to be heard and must appear at the jection that includes the reasons for the
92154.Registrant: Carmen Ann Jimenez,
granted. If no written objection is timely hearing to show cause why the petition MENT NO. 2019-9029523 hearing to show cause why the petition objection at least two court days before
1036 Dennery Road San Diego, CA
filed, the court may grant the petition should not be granted. If no written Aquarium Cab located at 6938 East- should not be granted. If no written the matter is scheduled to be heard and
92154.This business is conducted by:
without a hearing. objection is timely filed, the court may man St. San Diego, CA 92111 and objection is timely filed, the court may must appear at the hearing to show
Individual. Registrant has not begun
NOTICE OF HEARING grant the petition without hearing. mailing address 2475 Paseo de las grant the petition without a hearing. cause why the petition should not be
to transact business under the name
01/21/20 NOTICE OF HEARING Americas San Diego, CA 92154 - PO NOTICE OF HEARING granted. If no written objection is timely
above. Signature: Carmen Ann Jimenez.
8:30 AM , Dept. 61 01/21/20 Box 2889. Registrant: Eduardo Perez 02/05/20 filed, the court may grant the petition

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Statement filed with Recorder/County
Superior Court 8:30 AM, Dept. 61 Garcia, 6938 Eastman St. San Diego, 8:30 AM, Dept. 61 without a hearing.
Clerk of San Diego County on 11/14/19.
330 West Broadway Superior Court CA 92111 . This business is conducted Superior Court NOTICE OF HEARING
AJ 280 12/6/13/20/27/2019
San Diego, CA 92101 330 W. Broadway by: Individual.Registrant first com- 330 West Broadway 02/10/20
_________________
A copy of this Order to Show Cause San Diego, CA 92101 menced to transact business under the San Diego, CA 92101 8:30 AM, Dept. 61
sian Weekly Newspaper in Southern California & SanbeDiego’s
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A copy of this Order to Show Cause above name as of 12/05/14. Signature: A copy of this Order to Show Cause Superior Court
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE-
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East 8thNO. Street,
2019-9027307
week for four successive weeks prior to
Suite 6, National City CA 91950 • Tel. (619) 474-0588 • Fax (619) 474-0373 at least once each
shall be published Eduardo Perez Garcia. Statement filed shall be published at least once each 330 West Broadway
the date set for hearing on the petition week for four successive weeks prior to with Recorder/County Clerk of San week for four successive weeks prior to San Diego, CA 92101
The Answer located at 518 Cassou Rd
in the following newspaper of general the date set for hearing on the petition Diego County on 12/13/19. AJ 295 the date set for hearing on the petition A copy of this Order to Show Cause
San Marcos, CA 92069.Registrant: De-
circulation printed in this county. Asian in the following newspaper of general 12/20/27/2019 01/03/10/2020 in the following newspaper of general shall be published at least once each
nise Elizabeth Martin, 518 Cassou Rd
Journal: Date Nov. 21,2019 circulation printed in this county. Asian _________________ circulation printed in this county. Asian week for four successive weeks prior to
Peter C. Deddeh Journal: Date Nov.15 ,2019 Journal: Date Dec. 17,2019 the date set for hearing on the petition
ASIAN JOURNALNOTICE Judge of the Superior Court Peter C. Deddeh FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- Peter C. Deddeh in the following newspaper of general
TO BIDDERS NOTICE IS AJ 284 Judge of the Superior Court MENT NO. 2019-9029539 Judge of the Superior Court circulation printed in this county. Asian
HEREBY GIVEN that the 12/6/13/20/27/2019 AJ 288 Deep Master Cleaners located at 3946 AJ 301 Journal: Date Dec. 19,2019
City of San Diego (City) is _________________ 12/13/20/27/2019   01/03/2020  National Ave. Apt #4 San Diego, CA 12/20/27/2019 01/03/10/2020 Peter C. Deddeh
seeking to receive Electronic _________________ 92113. Registrant: Santiago S. Servin _________________ Judge of the Superior Court
Bids for the below named FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE-   Zambrano, 3946 National Ave. Apt #4 AJ 306
Public Works project. The so- MENT NO. 2019-9028786 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- San Diego, CA 92113. This business is FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- 12/20/27/2019 01/03/10/2020
licitation, including plans and Loraine Lashes located at 7381 MENT NO. 2019-9028958 conducted by: Individual. Buena Vista MENT NO. 2019-9029406 _________________
specifications, may be ob- Nebraska Ave San Diego, CA 92139. The Beauty Boutique located at 7881 Ave., Lemon Grove, San Diego, 91945. Coss Drywall, Coss Construction,
tained from the City’s website Registrant: Loraine Gervacio Reduque,  University Ave. La Mesa, CA 91942. This business is conducted by: Married Coss Drywall Inc., Coss Construc- FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE-
at: https://www.sandiego. 7381 Nebraska Ave San Diego, CA Registrant: Mireya Gill, 4051 Marian Couple. Registrant has not yet begun to tion Inc. located at 2650 Buena Vista MENT NO. 2019-9029555
92139. This business is conducted by: St. La Mesa, CA 91942. This business transact business under the name above Ave., Lemon Grove, San Diego, 91945. Faster Appraisals, Faster Appraisals.
gov/cip/bidopps Contrac-
Individual. Registrant first commenced is conducted by: Individual. Regis- . Signature: Santiago S. Servin Zam- Registrant: Coss Construction Inc. com located at 18419 Bee Canyon Rd.
tors intending to submit a to transact business under the above trant has not yet begun to transact brano. Statement filed with Recorder/ 2650 Buena Vista Ave., Lemon Grove, Dulzura, CA 91917. Registrant: Francis-
Bid must be prequalified. name as of 12/2/2019. Signature: business under the name above. County Clerk of San Diego County San Diego, 91945. This business is co Javier Marquez 18419 Bee Canyon
Please refer to the solicita- Loraine Gervacio Reduque. Statement ONE ADfiled
Signature: Mireya Gill. Statement on 12/13/19. AJ 296 12/20/27/2019 conducted by: Corporation. Registrant Rd. Dulzura, CA 91917. This business
tion for instructions. Project filed with Recorder/County Clerk of San with Recorder/County
IN ASIAN of
Clerk San
JOURNAL 01/03/10/2020 first commenced to transact business is conducted by: Individual. Registrant
Name: Gamma Street Mini- Diego County on 12/03/19.  AJ 285 Diego County on 12/05/19.  AJ 289 _________________ under the names above as of 09/01/15. first commenced to transact business
Park ADA Improvements 12/13/20/27/2019   01/03/2020  12/13/20/27/2019  12/20/2019
 01/03/2020  EDITION Signature: Eglen Coss. Statement filed under the names above as of 12/01/17.
Project Number: K-20-1853- _________________ _________________ ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR with Recorder/County Clerk of San Signature: Benjamin Salas. Statement
DBB-3-A Estimated Value   CHANGE OF NAME Diego County on 12/11/19. AJ 302 filed with Recorder/County Clerk of San
: $ 608,000.00 Bid Open ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATE- CASE NUMBER: 37—2019 – 12/20/27/2019 01/03/10/2020 Diego County on 12/13/19. AJ 307
Date: 2/4/2020, at 2:00 P.M . CHANGE OF NAME MENT NO. 2019-9029139 00063364-CU-PT-CTL _________________ 12/20/27/2019 01/03/10/2020
License Requirement: A It is CASE NUMBER: 37—2019 – Justin Pest Pro Consulting located TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS:
00058583-CU-PT-CTL at 2203 Buckman Springs Rd Campo, Petitioner Pedro Nicholas Hartenstein
the policy of the City of San
TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: CA 91906. Registrant: Justin Ronald Jr. filed a petition with this court for a
Diego to encourage equal Petitioner Katie Hickey Walders filed Laverdiere, 2203 Buckman Springs decree changing names as follows:
opportunity in its Construc- a petition with this court for a decree Rd Campo, CA 91906 and Michelle Pedro Nicholas Hartenstein Jr.to Pedro
tion and Consultant contracts. changing names as follows: Katie Armida Adams, 2203 Buckman Springs Robles. THE COURT ORDERS that all
Bids or proposals from local Hickey Walders to Katie Colleen Hickey. Rd Campo, CA 91906. This Johnson
business persons interested in this matter appear
To:Elwyn
firms, small, minority-owned, THE COURT ORDERS that all persons is conducted by: General Partnership. before this court at the hearing indicated
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reasons for the objection at least two
court days before the matter is sched-
Grocery, and other departments.
with these firms. The City is
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James Nagelvoort, Director in the following newspaper of general ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR
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Department of Public Works circulation printed in this county. Asian CHANGE OF NAME Peter C. Deddeh
December 20, 2019 Journal: Date Nov.05,2019
upon
CASE NUMBER: 37—2019 –
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Jose Mari Chan finally gets to sing ‘Christmas in Our Hearts’ with Lea Salonga
“At that time, Lea Salonga was Saigon.’ I called her up, I let her it. She said okay, except that her not allow her to record with me,” In the end, Chan recorded the
very popular because of ‘Miss hear the melody, and she liked recording company, they would he recalled. track with his daughter.

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on Tuesday as they reunited for

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Ang pampanguluhang primarya ng California ay sa Ika-3 ng Marso, 2020


Siguraduhing makukuha ninyo ang balotang kasama ang inyong napili!
Ang pampanguluhang primaryang eleksyon ng California ay gaganapin sa Ika-3 ng Marso, 2020. Ang mga pampulitikang partido
ay ang nagpapasya kung sino ang maaaring bumoto para sa kanilang mga pampanguluhang primaryang kandidato.
Sa primaryang eleksyon ng Ika-3 ng Marso, 2020, ang mga botante ay magnonomina ng isang pampanguluhang kandidato
mula sa bawat partido para maglaban sa bawat isa sa pangkalahatang eleksyon sa Ika-3 ng Nobyembre, 2020. Maaaring kailangan ninyong
gumawa ng ilang mga hakbang upang bumoto para sa pampanguluhang kandidato na nais ninyo sa primaryang eleksyon.

Matuto
MGA BOTANTENG NAKAREHISTRO SA MGA BOTANTENG NAKAREHISTRO BILANG WALANG PARTIDO
ISANG PAMPULITIKANG PARTIDO (kilala rin bilang “independyente” o “walang preperensyang partido”)
Mga Pampulitikang Partido ng California: Kung nakarehistro kayo bilang walang partido, ang inyong Ika-3 ng Marso na primaryang
balota ay hindi ililista ang pampanguluhang primaryang kontest at mga kandidato.
Mayroong mahigit sa 550,000 na mga botante sa County ng San Diego ang nakarehistro
bilang walang partido.
Ang mga botanteng walang partido ay maaaring gumawa ng mga hakbang upang
bumoto para sa isang pampanguluhang kandidato sa primarya.

American Independent Party Democratic Party Green Party


PINAPAYAGAN ANG MGA
BOTANTENG WALANG
PARTIDO MAG-CROSSOVER:
Ang American Independent Party, Democratic Party, at Libertarian Party ay
pinapayagan ang mga botanteng walang partido na makilahok sa kanilang
pampanguluhang primaryang eleksyon.
Libertarian Party Peace and Freedom Party Republican Party
Ang mga botanteng walang partido ay maaaring humiling ng isa sa mga balota ng
Kung nakarehistro kayo sa isa sa anim na mga tatlong partidong ito at bumoto para sa pampanguluhang primaryang kandidato ng
pampulitikang partido sa California, ang inyong partidong iyon. Ang pagpili ng isa sa mga balota ng tatlong partidong ito ay hindi kayo
irerehistro sa partidong iyon-mananatili kayo bilang isang botanteng walang partido.
balota ay ililista lamang ang mga pampanguluhang
Ang Democratic Party ay pinapayagan ang mga botanteng walang partido na makaboto sa pampanguluhang
primaryang kandidato ng partidong iyon. kontest nito pero hindi sa central committee na kontest nito. Kung hiniling, matatanggap ninyo ang isang
walang partidong (nonpartisan) Democratic na balota.
Maaari ninyo lamang iboto ang mga pampanguluhang
kandidato ng partidong iyon.
HINDI PINAPAYAGAN ANG
Kung ang inyong partidong rehistrasyon ay naiiba sa MGA BOTANTENG WALANG
partido ng pampanguluhang primaryang kandidato na PARTIDO MAG-CROSSOVER:
nais ninyong iboto, kakailanganin ninyong magparehistro
Ang Green Party, Peace and Freedom Party, at Republican Party ay isinara ang
para makaboto sa partido na iyon. kanilang pampanguluhang primarya sa mga botanteng walang partido.
Kung nais ninyong palitan ang inyong partidong Ang mga partidong ito ay pinapayagan lamang ang mga nakarehistro sa kanilang
rehistrasyon, hinihikayat namin kayong gawin ito partido na bumoto para sa kanilang mga pampanguluhang primaryang kandidato.
bago ang Ika-18 ng Pebrero, 2020 *. Ang mga botanteng walang partido ay hindi makakapili ng isa sa mga balotang ito
* Binago: Dahil ang deadline ng rehistrasyon ay tatapat sa isang holiday, ito maliban kung muling magparehistro sa partidong iyon.
ay ii-extend sa susunod na araw na may business. Ang isang mas maagang Muling magparehistro o magparehistro para makaboto bago ang
bersyon ay isinasaad na Ika-17 ng Pebrero.
Ika-18 ng Pebrero, 2020 *.
Kung anuman ang inyong preperensyang partido, ang lahat ng nakarehistrong botante ay pinapayagang bumoto sa mga walang partidong kontest at mga
katungkulang nominado ng botante, katulad ng mga katungkulan sa U.S congressional at state legislative. Ang dalawang makakakuha ng pinakamaraming
boto sa mga kontest na nominado ng botante ay makakasulong sa pangkalahatang eleksyon sa Nobyembre.

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