Fish traps demolished to give way to fries

The City Agriculture Office, through the Task Force Sagip Karagatan here demolished up to a hundred fish traps in Barangay Carlatan, Friday because they obstruct the flow of sea water and fries to the fishponds of the villages of Bangcusay, Lingsat, Biday and Dalumpinas Este, here. Dolores Gurtiza, city fish warden said that despite the [...]


Math wiz student bags medalists in international match

Twelve students of this city who won three gold, three silver and two bronze medals in various international mathematics competitions which was held in China, Singapore and Taiwan from July 26 to August 13, this year. Mayor Pablo C. Ortega received in a courtesy call yesterday these math wiz kids together with their school principal [...]


City’s new business requirement play role in increased tax collection

A renewed business tax collection and the permits and licenses acquisition, have been considered as a contributing factors in the increase of business tax collection by the city government here. City Treasury Officer (CTO) Edmar Luna said in relation to the business tax collection, which he stressed as “the biggest increase yet,” as it went [...]


Residents undergo earthquake, tsunami drills

Residents along the coastal area in Barangay Ilocanos here undergone earthquake and tsunami drill jointly spearheaded by the Regional and City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Councils, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Aside from RDRRMC and CDRRMC, also on the hand to assist residents in the evacuation are police personnel and firemen. Melchito Castro, regional director of [...]


Three way partnership launches Poro Point as Marine Protected Area

A multi-sectoral partnership of the city government, Institute of Social Order (ISO) and Chevron Philippines, launched a 173-hectare marine protected area in Poro Point last Friday, May 30, 2014. “This would serve well for coastal villagers who have lack of awareness to manage aquatic resources,” Mayor Pablo C. Ortega said during the launching. San Fernando [...]


Ortega donates cash to schools in “Brigada Eskwela”

The “Brigada Eskwela” Program, a yearly clean-up of surrounding and repair of dilapidated roofs, desks, chairs and structures in public school premises by parents, teachers and volunteers, opened in Lingsat Community School, here in preparation of the coming school year 2014-15 opening on June. Mayor Pablo C. Ortega donated financial assistance of P10, 000 each [...]


SFC joins the world in “Earth Hour Blue”

The City of San Fernando joined on its 6th year, the global community in launching Earth Hour dubbed this time as “Earth Hour Blue,” on March 29, 2014, with cities and towns all over the world switching off their electric lights for an hour to send a message to all people that actions need to [...]


CSF awards outstanding achievement to sons and daughters of the city

As part of the 16th Cityhood Foundation Anniversary celebration of the San Fernando, the city government led by Hon. Mayor Pablo C. Ortega with the initiative of the Office of the Sangguniang Panlungsod (SP) headed by Hon. Hermenegildo A. Gualberto conducted the Rabii ti Pammadayaw (Recognition Night) where awards were bestowed to native sons and [...]


Netizens: Peace and order makes it more fun in San Fernando

This city boasts of many tourist attractions: the La Union Botanical Garden, a scientific garden and the center for laboratory research in Northern Luzon which is the first of its kind in the Philippines; the 25-foot statue of Christ the Redeemer at Reservoir Hill, overlooking the city proper and San Fernando Bay; the Kasay Marine [...]


City employees undergo series of PGS facilitators training

The City Government of San Fernando led by Mayor Pablo C. Ortega conducted several trainings to equip, empower and arm selected city employees to function as pool of facilitators to assist the barangays in conducting their Barangay Development Strategy 2 (BDS2) planning and monitoring workshops, in line with the Performance Governance System (PGS). These include [...]


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