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Bacolod City

Post-Blast Investigation Course Held at Panaad

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Forty seven police officers in Negros Occidental are undergoing a five-day Post-Blast Investigation Course that started Monday, September 22 and will culminate on Friday, September 26 at the Panaad Stadium in Bacolod City.

The said training was initiated by the Philippine Bomb Data Center of the Philippine National Police and sponsored by the Provincial Government of Negros Occidental. It is aimed at providing Negrense-policemen with basic knowledge and skills in post-blast investigation.

BTAO Apprehends 263 Trikes in 4 Months

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The Bacolod Traffic Authority Office (BTAO) has apprehended 263 vehicles from June until the first week of September this year.

NEGROS OCCIDENTAL Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. (center) turns over a check worth P1M to barangay officials of Brgy. San Jose, Sipalay City headed by Brgy. Capt. Ricardo C. De Gracia (4th from left) for the proposed construction of San Jose Spring Development.*(Capitol photo)

BACOLOD CITY Councilor Wilson Gamboa Jr. addresses the mammoth crowd during the tree planting event at Purok Arao in Brgy. Vista Algre, with giant tarpaulin challenging "Save Lives… Plant Trees" as theme, while CDRRMO Chief Rufino Alcala holds a megaphone for the councilor.*

Records obtained by the NDB from BTAO showed that of the total number of vehicles nabbed by the traffic discipline officers of the Bacolod City government, 217 were "for hire" vehicles and 46 private vehicles.

Of the 217 "for hire" vehicles, 157 of them had no drivers license and 109 with expired official registration during the same period, the records showed.

On the other hand, the BTAO also nabbed 195 tricycles with no motorized tricycle operators permits (MTOP) and business permit.

Of the total private vehicles caught, 31 had no drivers license and 28 had expired (ORs).

4,000 Seedlings Planted at Annual Tree Planting Event

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The 2014 Annual Tree Planting event hosted by Mayor Monico Puentevella, Councilor and Chairman Wilson Gamboa, Jr. of the Sangguniang Panlungsod Committee on Environment and Barangay Vista Alegre Captain Jose Maria Leandro Norberto L. De Leon of Bacolod City was memorable and took only an hour-long in planting 4,000 seedlings/saplings.

Portion of the 1,500-strong student delegation of Bacolod City College (BCC) is captured by the camera during tree planting activity at Purok Arao, Brgy. Vista Alegre, Bacolod City on Sept. 20, 2014.*

‘Drunken’ Reg’l PNP Band Member Nabbed

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A member of the Western Visayas Regional Police Office-6, Regional Band who was drunk was arrested in Celine Homes, Brgy. Estefania at dawn yesterday.

PO2 Roberto Presbitero, native of Iloilo, was looking for his cousin in Celine Homes, Brgy. Estefania. He did not mention the name of his cousin causing misunderstanding with residents.

Police Inspector Junje Liba, Candoni police chief who is residing in the place responded to the scene and was even shouted at by Presbitero.

Liba sought assistance of Police Station 4 and have Presbitero arrested.

34th NOPSSCEA Volleyball USLS Stingers begin retention bid

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Defending men and women champions University of St. La Salle defeated respective opponents over the weekend to begin its title retention in the volleyball collegiate event of the 34th Season of the Negros Occidental Private Schools Sports, Cultural and Educational Association (NOPSSCEA) at the Bro. Roly Dizon covered courts at USLS.

The USLS men’s team crushed Colegio de Sta Ana Victorias in their first game: 25-4, 25-4 and 25-6 followed by a win over Visayan Maritime Academy – Global College Mariners: 25-19, 25-6 and 25-20.


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