Monthly Archives: April 2011

Dolphins slaughtered in Sorsogon

SORGOSON, Philippines – Poachers in Pilar town, Sorsogon, are facing charges for allegedly slaughtering at least 7 Spinner dolphins on Tuesday. Police found the remains of just 2 of the dolphins that were captured and killed in Barangay Bantayan. Poachers … Continue reading

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Bigg’s Diner (Pili) – A Worthwhile Place to Stop By

Every time I am a long drive to Sorsogon, I always make a point to drop by at Bigg’s Diner at Pili, Camarines Sur, either for lunch (if coming from Sorsogon) or for dinner (if coming from Manila).  Pili is … Continue reading

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A Journal on the Growth of Sorsogon City Site

June 25, 2011 It seems the trending for June is different. As of June 25, here’s the daily trending of the hits (no. of unique visits): The following are most popular queries that lead to the Sorsogon City site in … Continue reading

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Tired of the beach? Go to this town in Sorsogon

By Jose Carretero, ABS-CBN Bicol MANILA, Philippines – A town in Sorsogon offers a one-of-a-kind summer adventure to holidaymakers who are tired of going to the beach. Pilar, located at the southeastern part of Luzon island, is only an hour … Continue reading

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A Heritage Tree Eyed For Sorsogon

By Rosalia Laganza Enerio Philippine Daily Inquirer MANILA, Philippines—The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) launched a program in 2009 to find and tag 70 trees a year as “heritage trees.” One that qualified is an acacia tree, also … Continue reading

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SSC – Striving for relevance and excellence

Note: The author found this 2007 article, but feels that it’s still relevant. ————————————————————————- The SORSOGON STATE COLLEGE (SSC) was established in 1907 as the Sorsogon Provincial Trade School, an elementary school meant to train boys and girls with aptitude … Continue reading

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A Tale of Courage and Heroism – Maria Lareza Uy-Abitria

At 83 years old, Mrs. Maria Lareza Uy-Abitria is still blessed with a wonderful gift – a vivid and sharp memory. This article is culled from her reminiscences. Hidden in the obscure annals of our local history and unknown to … Continue reading

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