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



Mt. Apo Simultaneous Clean Up Drive 2016
Posted On: 2016-08-01

Volunteers from Sibulan Trail, Sta. Cruz pose for a souvenir photo during the simultaneous Mt. Apo Clean Up Drive on July 28, 2016. Composed mostly of the members of Sibulan Porters Association, the group unloaded a total of 156 kilograms of garbage from Tinikaran Campsite and Century Tree area. The...

Sta. Cruz MDRRMO garners awards
Posted On: 2016-07-25

Contingents from the Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council recently collected four major awards in the Natinla Disaster Consciousness Month 2016 Skills Competition Regional Level held in Davao City. Sta. Cruz was adjudged champion in the Water Search and Rescue Category and First ...


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