Rescuers struggle to save 10-meter whale

Rescuers from various agencies here tried to save a stranded 10-meter whale in a 10-hour ordeal but it died from an apparent loss of blood from injuries which it suffered apparently from a shark bite and sharp coral rocks in the vicinity of Barangay Lingsat Marine Sanctuary, Monday. According to Florycel Obeña, City Government Aqua [...]


Water dry-up affected fishfolk receive rehab fingerlings in San Fernando City

Mayor Pablo C. Ortega here, has led the dispersal of milkfish fingerlings to a number of fishpond operators and fishermen who were affected of last summer’s water dry-up in six fishery villages from Sept 29 to Oct 1, this year. Dolores Gurtiza, fishery chief of the City Agriculture Office, said that this city has received [...]


Barangays promote IGP products at La Union’s tourism expo

Eleven barangays in this city showcased and promoted their Income Generating Project (IGP) products as part of the celebration of the National Tourism Week, spearheaded by the Local Economic Development Office (LEDO), in partnership with the Provincial Government of La Union during the 3rd La Union Travel and Tourism Expo (LUTTE) on Sept. 25 to [...]


CSF stakeholders participate in People’s Day activities

Barangay officials and residents, policemen, teachers, students and tourists flocked to the City Hall to avail of services and participate in a variety of events held during the “People’s Day” conducted by the City Government of San Fernando, led by Mayor Pablo C. Ortega on September 12, 2014. The People’s Day activities started early in [...]


Civil Service Month pays homage to employees’ role in progress

“Boodle Fight” and other events which emphasize the role and importance of the city government employees that are influential to development, will be the main component of this year’s 114th Philippine Civil Service Anniversary as it launched several activities. For this year, which has in its theme as, “Tapat na Serbisyo Alay Ko, Dahil Lingkod [...]


People’s Day offers “Libreng-Sakay” to stakeholders

A free tour program called “Libreng-Sakay” was offered during the celebration of the Peoples Day of the City Government of San Fernando led by Mayor Pablo C. Ortega, through the City Information and Tourism Section to the different tourist destinations on September 12, 2014. As a support to the city’s vision to be a Health [...]


Health authorities join forces to fight measles, polio

The provincial and city health officers, Drs. Hector Beñas and Eduardo Posadas urge every residents here to seek professional medical help when their children suffers from the symptoms of measles-rubella in a Ligtas-Tigdas (Measles-free) and anti-polio vaccination activity here on Monday. “We do not have a scientific proof that they (measles-infected patients) were cured by [...]


Chinese devotees celebrate feast of “Ma-Tzu”

Chinese devotees from the different parts of the country trooped here at the Ma-Cho Temple , Saturday afternoon ( August 30, 2014 ) for the annual celebration of the miraculous Virgin of Caysaysay or Ma-Tzu – a Chinese deity of the Sung Dynasty. This year the pilgrims traveled to La Union in the morning from [...]


City extends strategy to barangays

The City Government of San Fernando led by Mayor Pablo C. Ortega, through the supervision of the Office of the City Planning and Development headed by Ramon T. Peralta extended the city’s strategy by conducting the Barangay Development Strategy 2 (BDS2) to open new doors for the institutionalization of the city’s vision to be Northern [...]


Marine life takes focus in Ocean Month Celebration

The City Government of San Fernando, through the Office of City Environment and Natural Resources Office, in cooperation with its partners, spearhead the annual celebration of the Month of the Ocean for the whole of May 2014. Environmental activities related to coastal protection are designed to encourage the participation and active involvement of the communities [...]


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