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.

Coming soon: Tours of The Alhambra's fuel cells?

At The Alhambra complex on Fremont Avenue, new fuel-efficient energy cells are being implemented which, according to the LA Times, "could change the way homes and offices are powered." The campus is a former CF Braun manufacturing firm that the Ratkovitch Company redesigned into a mixture of businesses, agencies, and educational intitutions — including the Alhambra Source.

"On Tuesday, the boxes — each somewhat bigger than an SUV — will begin generating enough electricity to power about a quarter of the complex, saving the property owner about $500,000 a year in electricity bills," according to the in-depth LA Times business feature. With the set running $4 million,  costs should be covered in less than a deade.

Fuel cell technology is not new, but was prohibitively expensive until recently. Developments in the low-emission electricity, however, have lead to an "explosive" recent increase, Scott Sameulsen, direct of the National Fuel Cell Research Center at UC Irvine told the Times. But while new projects are emerging around California, this is one of the first big ones in the Los Angeles area.

Wayne Ratkovitch, the company's chief executive, told the Times that if they are pleased with the results they will consider adding five more, showcase them to the public, and even lead tour of the fuels cells.

"We're protecting them for a bit, being a little cautious, because it's kind of like having a new car," he said. "But we'd like to set up tours, incorporate them into our front yard. They're a good sign of what we're up to here."

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