Distance learning caught everyone off guard. Students, teachers and administrators within the AUSD continually try to connect virtually, but is that enough?
The Alhambra Source sought to play an active role as a civic organization, running workshops to train young journalists and community contributors, to help immigrants tell their stories and to encourage financial literacy among college-bound high school students. The non-profit news source will suspend publication on Nov. 15 due to financial reasons.
Former Alhambra Source publisher Jon Thurber will be honored on Nov. 17 by AUSD with the California School Boards Association’s Golden Quill Award for his extensive reporting on the district and public education.
Measure G was left off of the ballot for some. Discussions on how to move forward are ongoing between the city, district and county.
The school district has reconstructed its food services during the pandemic to serve all children, regardless of enrollment. Curbside pickup is available at each school site, and with the help of the transportation department, seven bus stops in South San Gabriel and Rosemead.
Alhambra Unified's Food and Nutrition Services team works for weeks on a meal before the food gets to kids' stomachs. The central kitchen at the district office has adapted its operations as demand for food has sharply increased since the pandemic began.
City | Development | Housing
Alhambra council members unanimously supported the Mariposa Housing project, a 50-unit affordable housing development on Main Street. They also debated the zoning moratorium for East Main, but decided to do outreach with stakeholders.
AUSD may see three new faces on their five-member school board. The potential victories signal a turning tide in Alhambra’s politics.
City | Government | Voting
Sasha Renée Pérez will join City Council in December. She's young, energetic and ran on a progressive platform.
City | Education | Government | Voting
Preliminary results show Alhambra voters passed both measures on the ballot. Some of the races were tighter than others.