17-year-old Bo Feng died from injuries after being hit by a car at the intersection of New Ave and Shorb St. Since then a movement has started to honor her memory and make Alhambra streets safer.
Mark Yokoyama became Alhambra’s first Asian police chief in June. Last week he had to perform the services no chief wants to do: speak at the funeral of one of his officers.
From a homeless man to the waitress who served him chicken sandwiches to colleagues, the young officer left a powerful and positive impression on the community in his short time of service.
Governor Brown says Alhambra officer Ryan Stringer, who died in an accident with another officer early Sunday morning, "made the ultimate sacrifice in the service of protecting his community."
Officer Grant Spencer's partner is a trained narcotics detection dog who alerts him of illicit substances in the schools.
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.
Tim Loc was at his home off Valley Boulevard when his grandmother started shouting: smoke was billowing down the street. He went out to explore.
The city had the highest fatality and injury rate of 104 California similarly sized cities. The police department called it "alarming," but says the situation is improving.
The Alhambra Source talked to Pastor Jimmy Tam of Sunrise Christian Community, who made headlines when he was handcuffed at MPK's Chinese New Year Festival, about his faith and congregation.