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Sylvia Aquino's care packages showed up in the Philippines damaged. (CBS)

Bay Area Woman’s Shipments To Family In Philippines Arrive Damaged, Pillaged

For Sylvia Aquino,  sending emergency supplies and food to her family in the Philippines isn’t just a good deed, it’s  a tradition.  But, she says five boxes she recently shipped to her family in Luzon […]

07/17/2014

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Sizeable Quake Strikes In Water Near Philippines

A powerful earthquake struck the Philippines at 6:16 p.m. local time, 2 a.m. here in the Bay Area.

05/15/2014

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Tagalog Certified As Third Language To Be Used In SF City Services Communications

San Francisco has certified Tagalog as a third language that must be used in communicating essential city services, city officials announced Wednesday.

04/02/2014

Brandon Rios  & Manny Pacquiao (credit: Nicky Loh/Getty Images)

Pacquiao Beats Rios In Unanimous Decision

Manny Pacquiao defeated Brandon Rios by unanimous decision on Sunday, returning to his winning ways after consecutive losses…

11/23/2013

(L-R) Ross Valory, Neal Schon, Arnel Pineda, Jonathan Cain, and Deen Castronovo of “Journey” (credit: Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Journey Donates $350K In Typhoon Relief

Journey is donating $350,000 to help relief efforts in the Philippines, and its lead singer has a message for his homeland: “Don’t Stop Believin’”

11/17/2013

Residents covering their noses due to cadavers smell queue up to charge their mobile phones at the city hall in Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines on November 14, 2013, six days after Super Typhoon Haiyan unleashed its fury. United Nations humanitarian chief Valerie Amos said November 14 that aid must reach desperate Philippine typhoon survivors more quickly, amid reports of hunger and thirst in stricken neighborhoods. AFP PHOTO/TED ALJIBE (Photo credit should read TED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images)

Bay Area Nurses Departing For Typhoon Relief In Philippines

A group of nurses from the Registered Nurse Response Network were set to depart from San Francisco International Airport Thursday night for the Philippines to help provide relief to victims of Typhoon Haiyan.

11/14/2013

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Bay Area’s Only Filipino Mayor Organizing Relief Efforts In Milpitas For Typhoon Victims

As the death toll mounts in the Philippines from Typhoon Haiyan, the Bay Area’s only Filipino mayor is making an appeal that more aid be sent to his disaster-ravaged country.

11/14/2013

People who survived the wrath of Super Typhoon Haiyan in the central coastal city of Tacloban disembark from a military cargo plane that flew them out of the city to Manila on November 12, 2013. The UN launched an appeal for a third of a billion dollars on November 12 as US and British warships steamed towards the typhoon-ravaged Philippines where well over 10,000 people are feared dead. AFP PHOTO / Jay DIRECTO (Photo credit should read JAY DIRECTO/AFP/Getty Images)

Bay Area Filipinos At SFO Carrying Stories Of Desperation

Raw emotions were evident among the scores of Filipinos at San Francisco International Airport Wednesday, arriving from the area devastated by Typhoon Haiyan – or departing to the find and help their relatives.

11/13/2013

A mother who survived the wrath of Super Typhoon Haiyan in the central coastal city of Tacloban cries as she talks on her phone while her child looks on after they disembarked from a military cargo plane that flew them out of the city to Manila on November 12, 2013. The UN launched an appeal for a third of a billion dollars on November 12 as US and British warships steamed towards the typhoon-ravaged Philippines where well over 10,000 people are feared dead. AFP PHOTO / Jay DIRECTO (Photo credit should read JAY DIRECTO/AFP/Getty Images)

AT&T, Verizon Offer Free Calls, Texts To Philippines Following Typhoon

AT&T and Verizon are offering free calls and texts to the Philippines for customers trying to contact friends and family there in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.

11/12/2013

Residents pass by a devastated area in the aftermath of typhoon Haiyan on November 10, 2013 in Tacloban City, Leyte, Philippines. (Dondi Tawatao/Getty Images)

Bay Area Organizations Ramp Up Typhoon Haiyan Relief

The deadly typhoon that struck the Philippines has prompted an outpouring of support in the Bay Area, and local Filipino organizations are gathering donations for the disaster victims.

11/11/2013

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