Unattended candle eyed in Sambag 1 fire that destroyed P4M property

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararana and Paul Lauro 09/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — An unattended candle was believed to have started the late afternoon fire on Saturday, September 25, in Barangay Sambag 1 in Cebu City that destroyed at least P4 million worth of property. Senior…

Former security guard kills wife; accuses her of neglect

Mae Fhel Gom-os, Paul Lauro 07/28/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Policemen in Cebu City continue to investigate the killing of a woman inside her home in Barangay Sambag 1, Tuesday night, July 27. Her murderer was her own husband, who used to work…

Guardo to DWUP: Start profiling affected residents for road opening

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Jerry Guardo is asking the Division for the Welfare of the Urban Poor (DWUP) to start the profiling of residents that will be affected by the road opening in Barangays…

Sambag 1 and 2 to get new road

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Barangays Sambag 1 and 2 in Cebu City will be getting a new access road that would connect B. Rodriguez Street to P. Del Rosario Extension (Private). Councilor Jerry Guardo, the City Council’s…

Sambag 1 resident wants Labella to reopen investigation on ‘donated chickens’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It seems like the controversy behind the “donated chickens” here won’t be over yet. This after a group of residents from Barangay Sambag 1, led by a certain Marco Licinio Flores Gingoyon, has once…

Heartbreaking: Netizen’s photo of man who loses pet dog in Cebu City fire

Immae Lachica 10/22/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The huge fire that broke out early morning of October 19, 2019 in Sitio Amor, Barangay Sambag 1 here affected a lot of individuals and families. The fire damaged 32 houses and even claimed…

Night high school teacher robbed on her way home

Benjie B. Talisic 08/09/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—A teacher of a night high school in Cebu City got robbed while on her way home at around 2 a.m. on Friday, August 9, 2019, in Barangay Sambag 1 here. The victim, who was…

Cebu City cops net P600K shabu in Sambag buy-bust operation

Benjie B. Talisic 02/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City police showed no letup in its anti-illegal drug campaign this Saturday as they confiscated P600,000 worth of suspected shabu in a buy-bust operation in Barangay Sambag 1, Cebu City. The…

Charges against Michael Bacaltos downgraded to homicide and attempted homicide

Morexette Marie B. Erram 02/01/2019

  Cebu City, Philippines – The Cebu City Prosecutor’s Office downgraded the murder and attempted murder charges lodged against Michael Bacaltos. Abellana Police Chief Inspector Eduardo Sanchez told reporters in a press interview on Friday, February 1,…

Cebu City cops seize P170K suspected shabu in Sambag bust

Benjie B. Talisic 01/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City police continue to pursue those in the illegal drug trade without letup with the latest catch being a 24-year-old Sawang Calero, Cebu City resident, who was caught with P170,000 worth of…

Man shot dead in Sambag 1

Benjie Talisic 06/16/2018

A man was shot dead by two motorcycle-riding assailants in Barangay Sambag 1, Cebu City on Friday evening, June 15. The victim was identified as Joseph Buazon, 42, who succumbed to a gunshot wound on his neck.…

Jeepney dispatcher nabbed for selling shabu in Sambag 1

Benjie B. Talisic 04/22/2018

A 54-year-old jeepney dispatcher, who moonlights as a drug peddler to earn extra income, was arrested during an anti-illegal drug operation on Saturday in Barangay Sambag 1 in Cebu City. Danilo Vergara and his cohort, Waldo Apuhin,…

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