City tries effect of PUV terminals as remedy in traffic congestion

Mayor Pablo C. Ortega, in a bid to solve the perennial traffic problem of this city, has allocated a Php 40-million in funds to construct public utility vehicles (PUVs) station, which will be known as the North and South Transport Terminals. Over 1-hectare of government lot stands the north terminal, located in Barangay Tanqui and [...]

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San Fernando undergoes validation for proficiency in governance system

The Institute for Solidarity in Asia (ISA), has tapping the services of the Institute for Internal Auditors of the Philippines (IIAP), is presently conducting a validation audit on the city government’s internal and external performance in public service if it is mature enough to become the Premier Capital City of Ilocandia. Here, all departments, with [...]

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PLO reduces unregistered business operating in the city

The City Government of San Fernando La Union led by Hon. Pablo C. Ortega through the Office of the Permits and Licenses Section (PLO) headed by Ofelia V. Mendoza, tries to reduce unregistered business operating in the city by June 2014. This activity is in line with the unit breakthrough of the PLO to minimize [...]

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San Fernando Mayor to boost of more bountiful vegetable harvest

Thirty three farmers here who participated in a season-long field school on integrated pest management for lowland vegetable production demonstration, were lauded by City Mayor Pablo C. Ortega, after a Field Day/ harvesting activity that was held in Barangay Bangbangolan, yesterday. Mayor Ortega, who went with vice Mayor Herminigildo Gualberto and Councilor Ramon Laudencia at [...]

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City Civil Registry to lessen late birth registration

The City Government of San Fernando, through the Office of the Civil Registry (OCR) headed by Evelyn Guhit, is in the process of gathering and updating data of residents’ birth of the city to reduce the incidence of late registration. A person’s identity is based on his or her birth certificate, for this reason that [...]

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Mobile Planetarium goes to schools

The city government here has finally carried out a venture to help students of public elementary and high schools understand and appreciate more on the subject of science by bringing it closer to them through the Science Centrum, which is under the city’s supervision. The science Centrum, located within the vicinity of the La Union [...]

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“Seal of Wholesome Meat” raises safety concerns on food and meat establishments

The City Government of San Fernando through the City Veterinary Office headed by Dr. Flosie P. Decena, gives out “Seal of Wholesome Meat” to compliant food and meat establishments after conduct of spot-inspections made weekly. The “Seal of Wholesome Meat” is an assurance and guarantee that their customers eat safe meat and that they passed [...]

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Long-awaited transport terminals ongoing completion

The North and South Transport terminals with a Pasalubong Center, that would cater to all public utility vehicles (PUVs)plying the city’s route, would soon be completed on government lots here in Barangays Tanqui and Catbangen, respectively, in anticipation of the grand opening and operation by June next year. The terminal buildings, initiated by city funds, [...]

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Oplan Dur-as; Oplan Daga identifies city’s investment potential

In line with the vision of the city to be the Premier Capital City of Ilocandia by 2020, the Office of the City Planning and Development headed by Mr. Ramon T. Peralta has spearheaded the implementation of the Oplan Dur-as; Oplan Daga strategic initiative started last July 2013. Oplan Dur-as; Oplan Daga is a comprehensive [...]

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Division Competency Training for permanent teachers to improve quality of education

The City Schools Division Office headed by Dr. Linda H. Laudencia initiated the Division Competency-Based Training to all permanent teachers in elementary and secondary public schools every last Friday of the month which started August 30, 2013, with the City Government of San Fernando’s Peformance Governance System enterprise breakthrough of improving the quality of education [...]

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