Bay Area Filipino Community

Floyd Mayweather (L) and Manny Pacquiao pose together at the end of their Press Conference promoting their upcoming fight.

Bay Area Filipino Community Excited Ahead Of Pacquiao, Mayweather Fight

In what has been billed by promoters as the “Fight of the Century,” the much-anticipated matchup between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao takes place Saturday. Excitement about the fight is high in the Bay Area’s large Filipino community.

05/01/2015

A Bay Area man’s fight against cancer unveiled an even bigger problem for his specific ethnic group--the Filipino American community. He continues to work to beat the odds for him and others like him. Ryan Manansala

Man’s Fight Against Cancer Unveils Challenge Finding Asian-American Bone Marrow Donors

Nearly 11 million Americans are registered according to the Asian-American donor program. Only 7 percent are Asian, while Filipino-Americans make up barely 1 percent of that group.

05/26/2014

Firefighters on the scene of a fatal limousine fire on the San Mateo Bridge on May 4, 2013. (CBS)

New Limo Regulations Proposed In Wake Of Deadly San Mateo Bridge Fire

A memorial service was held Friday at the Philippine Consulate General in San Francisco for the five women who died in last week’s limousine fire on the San Mateo Bridge.

05/10/2013