Secret garden

...of the public notified the city manager on Friday of an element in the landscaping near the People's Wharf, not far from Manila Square downtown, that looked suspicious.Fischer was contacted and, with JPD, investigated the complaint and noted the plant...
Filcom, Inc. commemorates a national hero

The Filipino Community, Inc. together with its members gathered in Manila Square downtown to pay tribute to a national hero, Dr. Jose Rizal. June 19 of this year marks the 153rd anniversary of the Philippines...
Photo: A moment of zen

Buck Evans, a piano player at the Red Dog Saloon, takes a break to sit out in the rain in Manila Square on Tuesday. Evans said the rain was both refreshing and good for business as tourists seeked shelter.
Strongest typhoon of the year slams Philippines

MANILA, Philippines - One of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded slammed into...area.The storm was not expected to directly hit the flood-prone capital, Manila, further north.The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council...
One of world's strongest storms hits Philippines

MANILA, Philippines - One of the strongest storms on record slammed into the central...was north of Palawan province, 320 kilometers (200 miles) southwest of Manila, and had weakened a bit with sustained winds of 215 kph (134 mph).Forecasters...
Regional News
Kodiak man, SKorean among 7 dead in Philippine fire

MANILA, Philippines - A fire swept through a hotel...U.S. naval base west of the capital, Manila, said police Senior Inspector Gil Arizo...about 80 kilometers (50 miles) west of Manila, is a popular beach destination, especially...
Philippine volcano spews rocks, killing 5 climbers

MANILA, Philippines - One of the Philippines' most active volcanoes rumbled to...8,070-foot) mountain about 340 kilometers (212 miles) southeast of Manila has erupted about 40 times during the last 400 years.In 2010, thousands...
Crime of the Week: Burglary at downtown eatery

...burglary at a downtown eatery.Sgt. Paul Hatch said in a release that on Sept. 27 JPD received reports of break-ins at the Manila Sunset Grill House and Tracy's King Crab Shack, which are situated next to each other just off the cruise ship docks behind...
Floyd Dryden Middle School third quarter honor roll,

...Carson Landingham, Rylee Larson, Sierra Larson, Zachary Lawhorne, Devin Locke, Dang Loseby, Gabriel Loseby, Ivan Malloy, Manila Martin, Speier McCormick, Anna McDowell, Sophia McLaughlin, Mirla Moctezuma-Gamez, Jasquel Moses, Son'a Mulgrew-Truitt...
Photo: Birthday celebration

Members of the Filipino Community Inc. gather June 19 at the bust of Dr. Jose Rizal in Manila Square on South Franklin Street to celebrate his birthday. June 19 marked the 147th birthday of Rizal - a prolific poet, essayist...


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