Jimmy Makino was around 20 when he was forced to enter an internment camp. So desperate to escape, he volunteered for the same army that was keeping him there.
Jimmy Makino was around 20 when he was forced to enter an internment camp in 1942. So desperate to escape, the Alhambra High alum volunteered for the same army that was keeping him there.
Photographer Isabel Avila grew up in Alhambra feeling like an outsider because she was not an immigrant or child of one. The question of cultural change led her to her current subject.
Two organizations in the San Gabriel Valley have been targeting minority voters in the hopes that mobilizing the under-engaged groups can help increase their voter turnout rate.
Since Alhambra closed its free adult school last year, residents eager to take ESL and vocational courses are struggling to find affordable adult schools in the area.