Support Alhambra Source!

Double your 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.

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!

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.

Karsen Luthi

Thank you for creating Alhambra Source and providing timely reporting of important local news. Fight on!

Shirley Tatsuno

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

Tammie Leung

I support local news - it’s important to know what is happening in our communities.

Chalk It Up to Art: Competition Draws Artists to Alhambra

  • Best of Show winner Aaron Edmundo Hernandez at work. Photo courtesy of Karsen Luthi.

  • CACE President Brian Canseco-Chan (left) presented Best of Show prize to Aaron Edmundo Hernandez.

  • “Green Woman Skeleton" by Alhambra High School students Shiyi Luo and Zoe Chen. The team worked together to win the $250 runner up prize.

  • Shelsea Flores from Pasadena won $250 as the People’s Choice winner for her entry “Black and White Tiger.”


Alhambra , CA

Artists from as far away as Bakersfield and Palmdale came to Alhambra recently to look down at the sidewalk around City Hall and make art. 

The first Alhambra Chalk Art Contest attracted 36 entries ranging in age from 16 to 65. Many of the entrants were students at Alhambra High School working as teams.

Aaron Edmundo Hernandez from Los Angeles won a cash prize of $500 for best in show for his piece portraying Selena. Alhambra High Students Shiyi Luo from Monterey Park and Zoe Chen, from Alhambra, working as a team, won a  $250 prize as runner up for their entry called “Green Woman Skeleton.”  Shelsea Flores from Pasadena won $250 as the People’s Choice winner for her entry “Black and White Tiger.”

The event was presented as part of the City’s Annual Latino Heritage Festival on Sunday, Sept. 15.  It attracted  a good crowd of residents and the curious who enjoyed the weekly Farmer’s Market and, over several hours, could watch the artists start with a blank canvas and create some impressive drawings.

Alhambra Mayor Adele Andrade-Stadler was on hand to support the event. Council members Jeff Maloney and David Mejia were also there with their families.  Alhambra High School Art instructor, Jayson Pineda came to encourage his students.

Members of the City of Alhambra Committee on Arts and Crafts judged the competition. Cash awards were sponsored by the Downtown Alhambra Business Association.

The winners will have their work on display in the foyer of City Hall at a future date.

Information on other chalk art contests may be found at www.chalkartcontest.com

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