Bacolod City

Palencia Killer, Robber Nabbed by Police

The reliever driver of Palencia family in City Heights Subdivision, Barangay Taculing turned out to be the suspect in the killing of his employer and was arrested at his brother’s house in corner Alunan-Yulo Streets, Barangay 35 here, Monday afternoon.

Rodante Magallanes, 32, married, of Block 44, Lot 13, Greenville Homes Subdivision in Barangay Granada also in Bacolod City was arrested for robbery/homicide by Police Station 6 operatives led by Chief Inspector Charles Gever and Regional Intelligence Unit R-18.

Missing 12-yr.-old Boy Missing at Sea Found

Philippine Coast Guard-Bacolod Station’s and fishermen’s search finally found the 12-year-old boy who went missing when their fishing banca was rammed by a seacraft Saturday night.

Lt. Comdr. Ramil Palabrica, PCG Bacolod Station head said, after an intensified search and rescue operation, Mark Repuela’s body was found yesterday off the shores of Sum-ag, Bacolod.

Kids ‘n more Workshop Participants Performed Like Stars at the Grand Finale at Robinsons Place Bacolod

The Kids ‘n more Summer Workshop held its Grand Finale on May 7, 2016 at the Fountain Area of Robinsons Place Bacolod. The Grand finale of Kids ‘n more was considered a showcase of talents of all the participants in Kiddie Playshop with participants aged 3 - 5 years old; Power Combo 2 Plus 1 Workshop, for 6 - 12 years old; and To The Max Workshop with participants aged 13 -16 years old.

Summer Workshop Participants Sing the Kids n More Theme Song

Poll Winners in Negros Occidental and Bacolod City


Alfredo Marañon Jr. - 660,735

Vice Governor

Eugenio Jose Lacson - 461,021

1st District Congressman

Melecio Yap Jr. - 89,221

1st District Board Member

Rommel Debulgado - 76,308

Antonio Encarguez - 63,933

2nd District Congressman

Leo Rafael Cueva - 67,054

2nd District Board Member

Salvador Escalante - 65,788

Samson Mirhan - 46,578

3rd District Congressman

Alfredo Abelardo Benitez - 177,067

3rd District Board Member

Manuel Frederick Ko - 110,777

Partial Political Results:

As of 9:00 p.m. last night, May 9, for the mayoralty race. Congressman Evelio “Bing” Leonardia (NPC/Grupo Progreso) was leading by 20,314 votes after 90% of votes were counted by the City board of canvassers over Mayor Monico “Newks” Puentevella (MKK), with 108,455 for Bing, while Newks had 88,141 votes.

For vice mayor, El Cid Familiaran (NPC/Grupo Progreso) had 98,006 votes against Vladimir Gonzales (MKK) with 56,485 votes.

For congressman, Jude Thaddeus Sayson (MKK) had 75,788 votes, Greg Gasataya (NPC/GP) - 76,923 votes or a difference of 1,135 votes.