When Alhambra's new fire chief, Bill Walker, told his children about his new job, they thought "it was the coolest thing ever." Who wouldn't? He has a slide in his office.
Five Years of The Source: As a Chinese-American and Alhambra resident, Joe Soong has been asked many times for recommendations to Chinese restaurants. Here's his tongue-in-cheek advice.
Every day Michael Chan leads a group in tai chi, an increasingly popular Chinese exercise — which is easy to practice in Alhambra parks if you look at the right hour.
A white supremacist shot and killed six people on August 5 at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin. In 2010, Joe Soong visited Alhambra's branch of the Sikh community and learned about its distinct faith.
Increase flexibility, inner peace — and learn another language? Yoga Darsana, on Alhambra's Main Street, is unique in that it offers the practice in three languages: Chinese, Spanish, and English.