Category Archives: Personalities

Do You Know Brig. Gen. Alberto Ramos (PC)

He’s a Gubatnon, born on November 21, 1891 to Juan Ramos and Sinforosa Pura. He was a teacher at Sorsogon Provincial High School¹ (now Sorsogon National High School, located at the corner of Magsaysay and Alegre/AH 26 streets). On 1915, … Continue reading

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Art as education: the story of Kurit-Lagting

By Psyche Roxas-Mendoza They started in 2002 as a mural painting group based in the Bicol region’s province of Sorsogon—home to gentle beaches, the Bulusan volcano, and the delicious pili nut. “We are multi-disciplinary artists with art advocacies on human … Continue reading

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[Under Construction] List of Mayors of Bacon (Town)

It’s start of the 2020 school year, so a review of the former town’s (Bacon) history is just apt. There’s this blog about Bacon, the first one I encountered since I started blogging back on 2010. I found very interesting … Continue reading

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Executive Order No. 11, March 3, 1906

THE GOVERNMENT OF THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, EXECUTIVE BUREAU Manila, March 3, 1906 Executive Order No. 11. The following-named persons having received a majority of the votes cast in the elections for provincial governor, held in the provinces designated on February … Continue reading

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Sorsogon Province Capital – Casiguran or Sorsogon

On April 30, 1901, representatives from different towns of the province of Sorsogon showed up for a meeting with the Americans, including Commissioners Worcester, Ide and Moses. The meeting was called to order at 1035 with documented representatives from Bulan … Continue reading

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Bits of History – Thomasites in Sorsogon (Part 2)

On April 2011, I composed a short article about Thomasites in Sorsogon. It was my first engagement with these historical folks. I tried getting more information about them, but due to my location, I couldn’t access to free ebooks from … Continue reading

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NHCP unveils Kapitolyo ng Sorsogon Historical Marker

 MANILA ─ The National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) led by its Chairman rene R. Escalante, will unveil the historical marker Kapitolyo ng Sorsogon on Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 8:00 a.m. in Sorsogon City. The marker states: KAPITOLYO … Continue reading

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UAAP: Ayo takes Tigers to Sorsogon

University of Santo Tomas’ first-year coach Aldin Ayo continues to make his time with the new-look Growling Tigers worthwhile. As promised, Ayo, 40, took UST’s mainstays and new recruits to his home province of Sorsogon as part of their 10-day … Continue reading

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The Proof is in the Pili

Most micro-entrepreneurs start their businesses with the mere hope of providing for their family’s daily needs. But to succeed at it—and be recognized for it—is often beyond their wildest dreams. At least this much is true for Merle Paete of … Continue reading

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Taps to a Hero from Sorsogon

I just found out that the former deputy police chief of Cainta is from Sorsogon. He died from a police encounter last week.

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