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It’s official: San Pedro town in Laguna now a city


The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has proclaimed this town a city, following a plebiscite that ratified the city charter.

Posted: December 31st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Fire engulfs Laguna hardware

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A three-story hardware store and a nearby burger stand in Barangay (village) Poblacion in San Pedro, Laguna, were torched in a fire that started around 7 p.m. on Tuesday.

Posted: October 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Aquino now up and about


President Noy came out on Wednesday after several days of absence from the public eye because of a severe allergy.

Posted: August 22nd, 2013 in Featured Columns,Headlines,Metro,On Target | Read More »

Substitute bet of disqualified San Pedro mayor wins


Lourdes Cataquiz, wife of embattled Mayor Calixto Cataquiz, was proclaimed winner in the mayoral race here.

Posted: May 14th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

‘Manila girl’ found wandering on streets of San Pedro, Laguna


An 8-year-old child who claims to be a resident of Manila was found wandering on the streets in San Pedro, Laguna province, Monday night, police said.

Posted: April 16th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

9 kilometer, 8-hour traffic build-up at SLEX southbound

Southern Luzon Expressway. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

An eight-hour monstrous traffic affecting a nine-kilometer stretch of the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) occurred starting early morning on Holy Thursday because of enormous volumes of Holy Week travellers going to various destinations and two minor accidents, according to the South Luzon Tollway Corporation (SLTC) operatives.

Posted: March 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Town seeks enrichment in new museum

PART of the museum is Laurel’s study recreated from the family’s former residence in Shaw Boulevard. MARICAR P. CINCO

The not-so-historic town of San Pedro in Laguna hopes to lure tourists and history buffs with the rise of an orchard and a museum devoted to former Vice President Salvador “Doy” Laurel.

Posted: January 2nd, 2013 in Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Mandaue rolls our red carpet

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MANDAUE rolled out the red carpet for San Pedro as tens of thousands of devotees gave the homegrown saint’s image a rousing welcome last night.

Posted: November 30th, 2012 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

No locks, weak security in Fort San Pedro


Weak security in Fort San Pedro or negligence were factors in the theft of antique swords and a bayonet discovered this week.

Posted: November 10th, 2012 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Mayor in SC graft ruling says he’ll cling to post


The incumbent mayor of this town said he is clinging to his post despite being barred from public office by a Supreme Court ruling that had found him guilty of corruption during his stint as head of the Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA).

Posted: October 26th, 2011 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Rock slide at Laguna quarry site kills 1, injures 4 others


A boy was killed while three other boys and a woman were injured when boulders, some bigger than cars, rolled down more than 20 feet and destroyed houses in an old quarry site in San Pedro, Laguna.

Posted: October 8th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

San Pedro puts on best face for cityhood


SAN PEDRO, Laguna—With a steady rise in population and revenues, and a P300-million municipal hall, government officials believe this town has the makings of a component city. Vice President Jejomar Binay and other officials also threw their support to San Pedro’s cityhood bid during the inauguration of the modern town hall, which municipal information officer [...]

Posted: July 5th, 2011 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

48 held in drug den raid in Laguna town


Police arrested 48 persons in a raid of a suspected drug den in San Pedro, Laguna, on Friday.

Posted: June 11th, 2011 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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