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Jessie Ong

Alhambra Source provides objective and important news reporting for our community.

Efren Moreno, Former Alhambra Mayor

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Jeff Maloney, Alhambra City Council Member

The Source has become an important source for news, public interest, and serious journalism in our community. Keep it up!

Sara Harris

As a career journalist and EJ advocate, I see community-based media like the Alhambra Source as crucial to democracy and equality.

Chris Olson

I support Alhambra Source as often as I can because I believe a free and independent press is vital to the democratic process. No other news outlet with high journalistic standards consistently covers the stories and issues that matter to our community.

Adele Andrade Stadler, Alhambra City Council Member

The Source is a great independent newspaper that celebrates the communities and is not afraid to ask the tough questions!

Cliff Bender, Vice President, Alhambra Education Foundation

I want to know what's going on in my community- News, events, and human interest stories. The Alhambra Source gives me the information I need.

Joyce & Oscar Amaro, Alhambra Preservation Group

We support Alhambra Source because this online news source is vitally important in engaging, informing and educating the residents of Alhambra.

Laura Vasquez

Alhambrans need to know the truth about our area!

Michael Lawrence, Alhambra Arts Commissioner

Keep bringing on the stories. The Source has given us so much and I am happy to donate to such an important part of our community.

Karsen Luthi

Thank you for creating Alhambra Source and providing timely reporting of important local news. Fight on!

Mr. Konnyaku

I support news reporting that is unbiased and informative. Really enjoy the excellent coverage on local city council and planning commission meetings.

Guadulesa Rivera

Alhambra Source unifies the community and keeps us involved.

Erwin Lee

Such a valuable source of what’s happening in city where we live. Objective reporting that informs us and allows us to come to our own conclusions.

Call for submissions: The 2015 Sam & Jackie Wong-Alhambra Source Scholarship

Calling all high school seniors and college undergraduates from Alhambra or an Alhambra Unified school! You are invited to apply for the 2015 Sam & Jackie Wong-Alhambra Source Scholarship: Exploring Your Roots. Six winners will each receive $500 and publication on Alhambra Source! Please download or share the flyer below.

Submit an essay answering one of the following questions:

  1. How would you define "626" culture? Imagine you are describing the area to someone who has never been here before. What makes it unique? What are you proud of in the San Gabriel Valley? What do you wish you could change?
  2. Are you of mixed race or ethnicity? What was it like growing up in two or more cultures?
  3. How has your ethnicity impacted your relationships or dating, both with people of a similar background and people of a different one?
  4. Are you a minority? Alhambra's population is mainly made up of Latinos of Mexican background and Asians of Chinese background. Does your family have a different heritage? What is it like being a minority in this majority-minority community?
  5. Have you ever lived or visited anywhere other than the San Gabriel Valley? What did it teach you about race and culture in the SGV?
  6. Have you ever visited your parents' (or your own) home country? What did the visit teach you about yourself?

RULES: Must be a high school senior attending an Alhambra or Alhambra Unified school, or a college undergraduate from Alhambra. Past winners are ineligible. Essays must be no longer than 1,000 words and emailed as an attachment to [email protected] by Feb. 15, 2015. Include name, age, school, and phone number. Winners will be announced in March.

Independent journalism is a bedrock of democracy--and it's in crisis. Here at the Alhambra Source, we're committed to covering the local stories that matter most to you. We don’t have advertisers and we don’t have pay walls, but we do have bills. You read to the end of this story. That's great. But this kind of journalism will end without public support. Join us! Support the work and the democratic values it serves. Donate now!

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