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.
Sasha Renée Pérez will join City Council in December. She's young, energetic and ran on a progressive platform.
Preliminary results show Alhambra voters passed both measures on the ballot. Some of the races were tighter than others.
The Villages at The Alhambra has appeared on eight planning commission agendas. Last night, the commission voted to recommend city council reject the application for the housing project.
Alhambra's library will be open for limited services during limited hours, beginning Nov. 3.
The Planning Commission continued deliberations on The Villages, and this time took its own temperature to figure out how to best ask questions of the applicant.
Alhambra Source reached out to each candidate asking for a biography, platform statement and a few reader-generated questions. Read all of the City Council and Board of Education candidate statements.
The hottest topic on Monday's city council agenda was the consideration of an urgency ordinance to stop development on the eastern edge of Main Street. Projects taller than 25 feet would be prohibited.
Four of Alhambra City Council candidates participated in the Community and Candidates Forum. They addressed some of Alhambra's hottest topics in the two-hour webinar.
Alhambra City Council candidate Sasha Renée Pérez has raised nearly double the money of her opponent Mayor David Mejia, and outraised all other candidates too, according to finance reports.