The municipality of Sta. Cruz was an active participant in the making of Mindanao's and Philippines' histories. From the Spanish rule, to American regime, to Japanese occupation, to independence, to Martial Law, to EDSA Revolution, Sta. Cruz' story was intricately interwoven into the country's saga.More than a century-old municipality, Sta. Cruz was legally created last October 5, 1884 and it is the third oldest town in Mindanao. This gulf was originally called LABO, a Bagobo word meaning marshland. The Bagobo-Tagabawa tribe ruled by Datu Ali w

Stakeholders’ orientation on Counter-TIPSTER program held
Posted On: 2015-11-17
A 1-day LGU Project Orientation and Stakeholders Partnership Planning Workshop on Countering Trafficking in Person through Information Sharing, Training, Education and Responsive Governance (Counter-TIPSTER) was held on November 17, 2017 at the mayor’s conference room, Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur...

Rescued eagle released back to the forest of Mt. Apo
Posted On: 2015-10-19

STA. CRUZ, DAVAO DEL SUR – After 37 days of intensive care, “Mabikker” – a Pinsker’s Hawk Eagle was released back to the wild forest of the protected area of the Mt. Apo Natural Park on October 14, 2015. A three-year old Mabikker was found entangled in tree-roots...

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