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The 10 most-viewed Alhambra Source stories in August

In case you missed them, here are our top 10 most-viewed stories in August:

1. Police shut down part of Valley Boulevard after driver hits pedestriansA driver struck two pedestrians Aug. 21 while they were crossing Valley at Monterey Street, according to a press release from the police department.

2. 'This is America': Alhambrans react to Monterey Park's 'modern Latin' sign ordinanceAlhambrans tell us how they feel about cities requiring their businesses to post signs in a "modern Latin" alphabet.

3. Robbery reports in Alhambra hit nine-month highCRIME MAP: Robbery reports jumped to 12 incidents in July compared to four last month. Vandalism continues to be the highest reported crime.

4. Police: Man stabbed in Alhambra homePolice responding Aug. 17 to a disturbance call arrived at an Alhambra home to find a man with multiple stab wounds, according to a press release from the Alhambra Police Department. 

5. 626 Night Market organizers fend off mosquitoes after West Nile virus found at racetrackMosquitoes and chickens from Arcadia — specifically from Santa Anita Park where the 626 Night Market will take place this weekend — have recently tested positive for West Nile virus.

6. Dip's Grill opens on Main StreetThe Vietnamese fusion restaurant is serving up pork belly buns, spicy beef noodle soup, and sautéed salad at its new location on Main and 1st streets.

7. A barber to generations of Alhambrans diesPaul Merchain died last month at the age of 77, after cutting hair for more than 50 years at Merchain's Haircutting and later Main Street Barbers. 

8. 'I decided to do something that was bigger than myself'When Alhambra resident Alan Ashley's 6-year-old daughter died from cancer, he decided to start teaching his community how to live healthier.

9. A child soldier's journey to AlhambraAlhambra resident Mario Angel Escobar, 35, grew up in war-torn El Salvador. His love for reading helped him escape the violence and led him through a journey of education and activism to Los Angeles.

10. New report shows deficiencies in Asian American mental health careA report from the California Department of Mental Health points out a lack of access to care, language barriers, and a cultural stigma against mental health in the Asian American community.

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