2018 Kasayahan sa Daly City

  At the 2018 Kasayahan sa Daly City event, I received a Commendation Letter from the City of Daly City Mayor Juslyn Manalo. The icing on the cake was having the letter presented by the first Filipina Mayor, who coincidentally was my classmate from kindergarten to second grade at Bessie Carmichael in San Francisco! Who […]

2018 The Shadow League Awards

Honorees 5th Annual Shadow League Awards Honorees (from left to right): Bernard Hopkins, Ana Julaton, Gus Johnson, and Dawn Staley (not shown) “Fil-Am boxer Ana Julaton receives Trailblazer Award from The Shadow League: ‘To be a Filipino is empowering’” by GMA News

Recover like a Fighter, Achieve Balance

Another week done. Are you still working? Are you resting? Time flies and sometimes it feels like there is just not enough time in a day. When life starts to feel like that, it may be time to “let go” and regroup. Recovery during training camps became a discipline. Beyond the ice baths, nap sessions, […]

A Toast to our Heritage!

Happy Filipino-American History Month (FAHM)!  FAHM was first recognized statewide in California, 2006.   A few years later, Congress passed a resolution in November (2009) to recognize October as FAHM nationwide.   Every year, Filipino communities from coast to coast celebrate its heritage.  I’ve seen major streets of San Francisco and New York close down […]