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Jessie Ong

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Efren Moreno, Former Alhambra Mayor

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Jeff Maloney, Alhambra City Council Member

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Sara Harris

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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

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Cliff Bender, Vice President, Alhambra Education Foundation

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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

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Michael Lawrence, Alhambra Arts Commissioner

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Karsen Luthi

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Mr. Konnyaku

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Guadulesa Rivera

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Erwin Lee

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The Alhambra Lunar New Year Festival in pictures

Saturday's Lunar New Year Festival, an annual tradition in Alhambra, was a treat for all the senses. A cover band performed renditions of "Hey Jude" and "Proud Mary." Young martial artists yelled and huffed as they executed their moves. The smell of papusas and takoyaki permeated the air (some visitors were less than enthused about the stinky tofu). 

Alhambra Source had its own booth at the festival. We spoke with visitors about their concerns for the city, and the types of stories they want to see on our website. Children dropped by our coloring station to paint pictures of monkeys. And residents used our print-out map to tell us about their favorite spots in Alhambra.  

We also had a photographer roaming the festival to capture some of the colorful sights. Of course, this only accounts for a fraction of all the exciting things that happened, but we managed to capture a few curious images and a video…

Dancers on the main stage

A maneki-neko, or a "beckoning cat" figurine

Young martial artists prepare for their routine

A dog training expert with his pet

A child plays inside a giant bubble

A singer performs covers of pop songs


A vendor prepares his food

We spot elote in this big offering

Making balloon animals

A futuristic bird mascot

A close call for the photographer as a martial artist executes a punch

Another martial artist spars with a trainer

Alhambra Source at the festival | Photo by Leo Wu

A festival-goer has fun with a Source picture frame | Photo by Leo Wu

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