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Displaying articles 11 to 20.Cristina Rivera: Mother, mentor, boxing fan
26 Dec 2018
Fremont, California: December 25, 2018
“Love and help each other and especially those in need,” she always used to say. Cristina Pasaoa Rivera, long-time resident of Fremont, Newark
MORRIS EAST: LIFE AFTER BOXING
20 Dec 2018
Las Vegas, Nevada -- He was, and still is, the youngest Filipino to have won and lost the WBA world light-welterweight boxing championship. His meteoric rise and fall at age nineteen left us wondering what else he could ha
Celebrate Respiratory Care Week: October 23–29, 2016
24 Oct 2016
Please join the American Association for Respiratory Care, the California Society for Respiratory Care and your respiratory therapists in celebrating this annual event that recognizes the respiratory care profession and raises awareness for i
Morris East and his Filipino-American Thanksgiving
25 Nov 2015
Newark, California---This is a story of Thanksgiving. It is about a Filipino boxer, his long lost father and their reunion twenty three years ago. The Washington Post and CNN dispatched reporters. Muhammad Ali told my dad
Phantom sighting near Yosemite Valley
25 Sep 2015
Oakhurst, California: This gateway city to the majestic Redwoods, Ahwahnee Hotel and Yosemite Valley welcomes professional wrestling on Saturday September 26TH at the Elks Lodge.
Capping the 8-card bout is the return of Fresno favo
Manny Pacquiao reassures a grateful nation: This fight is for you
02 May 2015
May 2, 2015 -- Las Vegas, Nevada: “Take it easy. Breathe. This fight is for you.”
“Easy lang. Hinga. Ang labang ito ay para sa inyo.”
That’s Pacquiao being Manny.
Filipinos and fellow boxing fans eagerly await “The Fig
Hermie Rivera and Rosalio Pacquiao agree: Manny will beat Floyd, Jr.
01 May 2015
Mr. Mike Marley of the Examiner.com once played a clever trick on a feature reporter at the expense of Hermie Rivera.
“I wonder if the story about Rosalio Pacquiao and the canine is true,” asked the scribe.
TEAM PACQUIAO: "PLEASE, DON'T SMOKE!"
26 Mar 2015
Bobby (the other Pacquiao) shares this message for those wanting a healthier life.
“Please, don’t smoke!”
Restituto “Buboy” Fernandez, Manny’s confidant/trainer, concurs.
“My advise to our youth----STOP SMOKING. Ea
Las Vegas press row: Fight in Macao could be short and sweet
23 Nov 2014
“Kid , take me to your favorite Chinese restaurant. I don’t care if the food is lousy as long as it is pricey.”---the great Filipino humorist “Ka Doroy” Teodoro Valencia once said. (Tagalog: “Bata, Dalhin mo ako sa paborito mon
Happy Mother’s Day
12 May 2014
“To her who loves us before she meets us. ” (Monumento a la Madre, Mexico City).
As infants, we lovingly reciprocated with our first words that sounded like “Ma”.
I share a