Join Our 30*30*30* Campaign!

Make A Donation

Donor Supporters

Elba Alonso de Ortega

I’m a lifelong resident of Alhambra and having a local newspaper, like Alhambra Source, is very important to me. It’s the only way to know the issues that will directly affect my day to day, where I live. That’s why I decided to support Alhambra Source with a monthly donation.

Efren Moreno, Former Alhambra Mayor

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

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 Mayor

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

Alhambra Source is the ONLY independent news source covering the events, culture and government of our city. We need it to stay informed and aware!

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.

Jose Aguayo

I support the Alhambra Source because journalism will always be part of that fourth branch of our democracy. The Alhambra Source provides me with news that helps me make informed decisions about issues that matter to me and my community. Thank you for the work you do.

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.

Shirley Tatsuno

I support Alhambra Source for their detailed information about important Alhambra issues and compelling human-interest stories.

Alhambra raises awareness of sexual assault for Denim Day

Photo courtesy of Britni Soto.


Alhambra , CA United States

Alhambra’s City Council proclaimed Wednesday, April 25 Denim Day in honor of sexual assault survivors.

Denim Day started in response to an Italian Supreme Court ruling where a man’s rape conviction was overturned because justices reasoned his victim must have helped him remove her tight jeans, which to them implied consent. For 18 years, Peace Over Violence, a non-profit that provides services for sexual assault survivors in Los Angeles and the West San Gabriel Valley, has observed Denim Day in April to combat myths around sexual assault.

Britni Soto, communications and events manager with Peace Over Violence, thanked the City Council for their support. “I appreciate you bringing this to the community to show survivors that they’re not alone, that Alhambra takes this seriously,” Soto said.

Soto added that Peace Over Violence expanded their Denim Day messaging to include survivors of sexual harassment, as part of the #MeToo movement.

She and Suzi Dunkel-Soto, City Council candidate for Alhambra’s 5th district, presented City Council and staff with t-shirts that said, “Rape culture ends with me.”

“When you wear your jeans on your Denim Wednesday, wear it with a purpose,” said Dunkel-Soto, who also asked that the City Council expand messaging around consent into Alhambra’s schools.

Independent journalism is a bedrock of democracy--and it's in crisis. Here at the Alhambra Source, we're committed to covering the local stories that matter most to you. We don’t have advertisers and we don’t have pay walls, but we do have bills. You read to the end of this story. That's great. But this kind of journalism will end without public support. Join us! Support the work and the democratic values it serves. Donate now!

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