"Rustles of Spring in UP NorCal"

The Bay Area Gang starts to heat up

w/parties and raises funds for UP NorCal

"Rainy Day Funds Project" & JC-SOMA.

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PROM DI... local news from the Phils.

Willie Nep'69 stages another hit spoof

show; Joel Paredes'73 celebrates b'day and grads of son Miks'06, daughter Pat.

 Environmental Awareness - April '10

Special Edition: Earth Day

Willie Vergara'67 highlights the 40th Earth

Day anniversary of the "Green Movement"

in Roseville and Placer County, California.

Dr. Frank Gorrez'52, noted agronomist

and USAID consultant, donates "Grow

Paddy Rice Successfully" book to UPLB

Library and IRRI, and free for distribution.


JJ Jayme'03 heads the UP Manila Revi-

val Project and funds Phil. Science H.S. scholar as 1st recruit. His dad's "JRJ Foundation" is financing a P75K modern classroom, with Betan Seal as donor.

UP Beta Sigma Mindanao inaugurates

Infirmary-A Betan Clinic on Feb. 26, '10.


"Barcelona: A City Like No Other"

The Vergaras tour the capital city of the province of Catalonia, Spain in June '09.

 Environmental Awareness - April '10

Popoy Castaneda'55 dissects the cause of

the recurring flooding problem in Metro Ma-

nila as witnessed by Typhoon Ondoy in '09

that caused massive devastation. Above,

Pasig River is notorious for factory wastes.


Environmental Awareness - March '10

UP Beta Sigma Visayas GP Joel Artajo

gives a brief update on the UPV Centennial

Forest Project with UPBSFI support. Brods

battle drought; 60% of 2,000 trees remain.

Ex-Sandiganbayan Justice Atty. Raoul Victorino'52 is appointed as chief presi- tial legal adviser by RP Pres. G. Arroyo.

Dario C. Sabularse Medical Mission

UP Los Banos honors memory of Dario Sabularse'65, past UPBSFAAI Pres.

UP Beta Sigma Baguio welcomes NBN

Pres. Rolly Reyes'66 at Country Club.

Makati Chapter Fellowship

Blitzkrieg 68a 42nd Anniversary

Makati Chapter holds fun evening reunion

at "Batangus" for LA boys NonoyB and AmanC. UPDil68a "Blitzkrieg" celebrates

its 42nd with a mass at UP Chapel and fellowship dinner for all at Dil tambayan.

4th Tito de Santos Medical & Dental Mission by UP SoCal led by Viching

de Santos and GP Edsel Arceo Feb 14.


Randy Malayao, UPV'89 abducted two

years ago by PNP for "trumped-up char-ges"; physically, psychologically tortured.

Credits frat for strong will. Free Randy!!!


Jess Abrera'64 opens 'Kathang Sining

ng Isang Kartunista" at Sining Makiling Gallery at the D.L. Umali Auditorium in     

UPLB sponsored by Office of Initiatives

in Culture and the Arts (OICA) and UP

Beta Sigma & Sigma Beta AA, thru 3-30.


UP NorCal bowling team wins SFO

tourney Jan. 13. '10; also holds their

annual Valentine's Day party Feb. 13.


Harana'10: A Night of Music and Love

UP Diliman residents serenade at Kamia Residence Hall in prep for UP SoCal Med

Mission on Valentine's Day in campus.


"All New": dinner new Residents 2009b;

plus introducing new UPBSFI members -

DennisB'86, HenryG'67 and JunR'67.


The 6th Flor Pagador Memorial for

Charity is held at Jewel City Bowl Jan

30, '10 in Glendale, CA with 35 bowlers

and spearheads UP SoCal's activities.

Next stop: 4th Tito de Santos Medical &  Dental Mission - UP Diliman on Feb. 14.

Environmental Awareness - Feb. '10

Willie Vergara'67 on "Xeriscaping: An Eco-

Friendly Water Gardening & Landscaping".

  UPLB BBB Scholars AY 2009-10, 2nd

  sem. with Coordinator Jojo Criador'81


Crispulo "Jun" Icban'50, former Manila

Bulletin chief editor, is appointed as new

RP Press Secretary. Jun is AB English,

UP magna cum laude and also Philippine Collegian chief editor; MA Journalism Syracuse; Harvard fellowship.


 Prague: The New European Destination

The Vergaras - Willie, Tess and daughter Ria - make a '09 summer trip to the Czech

Republic and in the capital city Prague. The

photos show "the city of the hundred spires"

and the top sites like the Old Town, Charles

Bridge, Castle Quarter, Wenceslas Square.


Wilie Nepomuceno'69, "Ninong" of UP

Baguio Betans, bonds with residents.