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LOS BAÑOS SEAL

With the help of our Sangguniang Bayan members, the current Municipal Seal was created on July 30, 2010, through a resolution titled "A Resolution Changing the Existing Official/Corporate Seal of the Municipality of Los Baños, Laguna and Likewise Endorsing the New/Proposed Official/Corporate Seal for Adoption."

The Municipal Government, in line with its vision of having a "New Los Baños", has created and designed a new corporate seal together with its technical description:

The Outer rim (Yellow) symbolizes liberty/freedom which is being enjoyed by the people of Los Baños. As the Official corporate seal, it is characterized by the phrase "Sagisag ng Bayan ng Los Baños" at the upper half and "Lalawigan ng Laguna" at the bottom part. As a "University Town" and a "Special Science and Nature City", this outer rim also reflects that Los Baños is a haven for boundless learning;

Meanwhile, the Inner Circle (Red) stands as a symbol for courage and bravery, this signifies that this beautiful town is also a cradle of heroes. One of them is Gen. Paciano Rizal, a great general of the revolution, a patriotic man and the older brother of our national hero, Dr. Jose P. Rizal.

Fourteen(14) Blocks/Sun Rays (Yellow) - This represents the fourteen (14) political subdivisions (barangays) of the Municipality. It also depicts a rising sun which reflects the people hope, dreams, and visions for progress.

As for the Mountain (Blue), it represents Mount Makiling, wherein flora and fauna abound providing means of livelihood for town folks. The site has become internationally known as a World Jamboree Site. Instead of using green as its color, the mountain was colored blue in commemoration of the "Los Baños Raid", a raid which was executed by a combined U.S. Army Airborne and Filipino task force on February 23, 1945, resulting in the liberation of 2,147 allied civilian and military internees. It has been celebrated as one of the most successful rescue operations in modern military history.

The Woman's Face (Tan) in the center is an artistic representation of the mythical Mariang Makiling who is said to be the guardian of the mountain. Some legends also identify Laguna de Bay - and the fish caught from it - as part of her domain.

The Waves (Blue) represents Laguna de Bay, the largest lake in the country and a source of livelihood for some of the town folks.

Universal Science Symbol (White) - As a "Special Science and Nature City", Los Baños is also a town with one of the largest science community in the Philippines and a home for many research institutes including IRRI (International Rice Research Institute).

Six (6) Elliptical Shapes (White) - This represents the several batch springs existing in Los Baños from where the name originated meaning "many bath rooms"

1615 (White)- The 1615 stands for the founding year of Los Baños. It was on September 17, 1615 when the Franciscan Friars took over the government as separate town from Bay, Laguna.