Councilmen Gary Yamauchi and Dr. Steven Placido took the Oath of Office during Monday night's City Council meeting, swearing in to represent the third and fourth districts respectively. Both men have been serving on Council since 2004 and expressed their gratitude to family, friends, and community members for re-electing them.
Councilman Luis Ayala also announced during the meeting that there will be a community forum about energy conservation on Dec. 14. The forum is sponsored by Southern California Edison and will take place at the El Monte Community Center from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Placido encouraged Alhambra residents to attend a 710 Freeway extension open house in January to educate themselves on the environmental and community impact of this long-debated project. The 710 open house will take place on the following dates: Jan. 23 at Maranatha High School from 6-8 p.m., Jan. 24 at the San Marino Community Church from 6-8 p.m., and Jan. 26 at Cal State Los Angeles Golden Eagle Building Ballroom from 9-11 a.m.
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 S. First St., Alhambra, Calif., 91801. The next meeting will be held on Dec. 17 at 5:30 pm. The meeting on December 24 will be cancelled due to the holidays.