fbpx

Donor Supporters

Jessie Ong

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

Efren Moreno, Former Alhambra Mayor

Thank you Alhambra Source for truly informing the residents of Alhambra.

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.

City receives $60,000 tree planting grant from county, approves purchase of six police cars

Alhambra City Council announced Tuesday night that the city received a $60,000 grant from the Los Angeles County Regional Park & Open Space District to replace trees damaged during the windstorm earlier this year. Damaged trees in local parks, parkways, and the golf course will be removed and 137 new ones will be planted. The Council also unanimously voted to purchase six patrol cars for the Alhambra Police Department. 

The Council also addressed the incident during the previous City Council meeting when Alhambra resident Eric Sunada left the podium after Mayor Barbara Messina prohibited him from addressing Vice Mayor Steven Placido directly. The Council explained that Messina simply followed the rules that state that residents cannot relay any direct questions to any council members up for re-election during the election period.

Alhambra resident Lola Armendariz brought up the issue of low turnout at an American Legion Veterans Day event on Sunday and how events pertaining to war veterans must be announced at meetings. Councilman Yamauchi responded that recognizing veterans is very important to the council and that the low turnout was due mainly to the scheduling conflict for church goers. Messina assured Armendariz that she is pushing for the completion of another veterans memorial once they gather more names.

Not able to attend the meeting? You can watch it in its entirety here.

City Council meets every second and fourth Monday of the month in the second floor of the City Hall: 111 South First Street, Alhambra 91801. They will hold a special meeting Monday, Nov. 19th at the Alhambra Civic Center Library, 101 South First Street, Alhambra 91801 to discuss Alhambra's Bike Master Plan.

The Alhambra Source encourages comment on our stories. However, we do not vet comments for accuracy or endorse links to posts in the comment section. The thoughts and opinions expressed belong solely to the author of the comment.

Leave a Reply