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RAB appeals to SP: “It’s time we did a quid pro quo on land issues”

BAGUIO CITY – Peeved by apparent series of ‘almost covert’ encumbrances over prime national government realties the Baguio government eyes for public purposes, mayor Reinaldo Bautista, Jr. last week wrote the city council giving ‘em a penny for their thoughts.

In a March 3 letter, the mayor said, “We have to look at [our city] as one big pie and not mere chunks,” alluding to the reactive stance the city has been taking in meeting various land conveyance issues where it finds itself in the defensive end.

Defenders “let a thousand hits boom” in Panagbenga TKD tilt

BAGUIO CITY – The painting showdown in the Panagbenga may have been scrapped this 2010… but there sure were a lot of ‘em kicks to go around.

The Baguio Defenders Taekwondo Gym (BDTG) virtually bullied their opposition raiding 23 of 50-golds in the 7-do jang (gym) Panagbenga Taekwondo Championships, February 27.

Tournament director Melvin Morte revealed the legal carnage was participated by 227-jins at the Baguio City National High School (BCNHS) Gymnasium.

TRO, Sec. Ramos stay DENR sale of Gov. Pack lots

QUEZON CITY – Alderman Isabelo Cosalan and city administrator Peter Fianza in a buzzer beater, February 26, gave new meaning to the ‘theory of relativity’, swaying the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) top honcho to stay sale of lots along Gov. Pack road.

The conduct of bidding of several parcels of land denominated as portion of the controversial Original Certificate of Title (OCT) No. 1, situated at Residential Section ‘A’, Gov. Pack Road, has been scheduled March 1 to 23, 2010.

Migration education program on March 9

BAGUIO CITY – The Commission on Filipino Overseas (COF) headed by Executive Director Jose Maria Palabrica shall be conducting its annual community education program on migration in the Provinces of Ifugao and Benguet, including Baguio City from March 6 to 12.
This was the content of Palabrica’s letter to Mayor Reinaldo Bautista, Jr., as he confirmed several activities for Baguio.

BFF on home stretch, session rd open

BAGUIO CITY – Session Road in Bloom kicks off this Monday, March 1, after the much-attended streetdancing and flower float parade last Saturday and yesterday.

Council meets with jeepney assoc. March 1

BAGUIO CITY – The city council during its session last week deemed it proper to meet tomorrow, Monday, with La Trinidad and other Benguet jeepney associations, the Baguio City Police Office and concerned stakeholders; as to the experimental traffic scheme being undertaken at Magsaysay avenue.

city marks women’s month

BAGUIO CITY – The city will join the nation in celebrating Women’s Month in March with a line-up of activities dubbed “Kababaihan Festival” focused on the theme, “Babae: Tagumpay Ka ng Bayan.”
Mayor Reinaldo Bautista Jr. called on all baranay council and women’s groups, local government units and national agencies to actively participate in the month-long celebration even as he also asked the private sector to share their resources by sponsoring or conducting activities devoted to women.

Sports: barrio school bags “panagbenga” arnis championship

Remote Ampucao National High School in Itogon, Benguet fought to a 5-1-3. gold-silver-bronze medal harvest in the full contact events to capture the Baguio Panagbenga Arnis Invitational Championship last Feb. 21 at the Malcolm Square .

Renan Alindayo gave the icing for Ampucao by topping the “anyo” (form) event of the meet conducted by the National Institute of Information and Technology as a community-led project for the Baguio Flower Festival.

Boy needs support for second bout with cancer

Ailing 12-year old Baguio boy Mark Anthony Viray will have to use up his treatment fund against cancer to undergo two CT scans to determine whether the disease hadn’t spread to his chest and abdomen.

The tests, to be done this week, will determine the chemotherapy treatment protocol to be prepared by his pro bono doctors at the Baguio General Hospital for his second bout against Hodgkins lymphoma.

Fire trucks in need of repairs

BAGUIO CITY – City Fire Marshall Richard Villanueva disclosed 4 of its big fire trucks are in need of repairs.

Villanueva said they are seeking the help of the City Government for the repair and maintenance of its trucks.

The city recently donated a brand new fire truck to the fire department which would be used to augment its capability during emergencies.

We are very thankful to the city for giving us a new fire truck, and we would be very happy if our other trucks get repaired, he said.

Fire department: Establishments in city not compliant to fire code

BAGUIO CITY – The fire department recently presented its findings business establishments here do not comply with the fire code.

Almost 80% of inspected establishments has issues, Fire Marshall Richard Villanueva said.

Among the problems encountered during surprise inspections include inadequate fire fighting appliance, lack of fire alarms, no emergency lighting system installed, no fire exit plans, lack of luminous exit signs and lack of no smoking signs.

cement pine tree torn down to give way to something ‘significant’

BAGUIO CITY – The cement pine tree, which became the subject of public ridicule when it was built atop Session Road in the early 1990’s, has been torn down to give way to what Mayor Reinaldo Bautista Jr. described as something “significant and memorable.”
The mayor in his weekly press briefing last Thursday refused to divulge what will replace the tree monument save for assuring that it will be better than any markers found around the city as it will showcase the community effort that characterizes the city’s development.

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