The 10 most-viewed Alhambra Source stories in October

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

1. Alhambra named one of the top 25 places to live in the U.S., top 5 in CaliforniaAlhambra came in at 21 on's list, scoring high in the areas of healthcare and education. The website ranked quality of life in small and mid-sized cities in the United States.

2. Cutthroat cooking: An Alhambra native's road to the Food NetworkMerrin Mae Fuentebella competeed on "Cutthroat Kitchen." We talked to the sous chef about cooking on TV and her favorite places to eat in Alhambra.

3. Making my parents' journey from Vietnam to Alhambra worth itFinal Sam & Jackie Wong-Alhambra Source Scholarship publication winner Huy Nguyen writes about growing up the child of Vietnamese immigrants and his academic and behavioral issues at school.

4. Three new luxury hotels coming to ValleyThree proposed luxury hotels will be built on Valley Boulevard near Del Mar Avenue in San Gabriel, pending approval, World Journal (世界日报) reports. 

5. Council restricts use of e-cigarettes in AlhambraAlhambra City Council voted to include e-cigarettes among the list of substances prohibited from being smoked in public places and places of employment.

6. Alhambra Place mixed-used project planned to open late 2015Real estate company Shea Properties intends to develop Alhambra Place, pending entitlements and application approval.

7. Police searching for suspects in Alhambra hate crimeThe victims, a black family with children, are staying with family or friends during the investigation, the Star-News reports. The family has lived at the Alhambra house for three years.

8. The nameless Cambodian boySam & Jackie Wong-Alhambra Source Scholarship publication winner Dara Dan writes about battling poverty in Cambodia.

9. Where in Alhambra is this grocery store?Can you guess where in Alhambra this photo was taken?

10. Fighting for the underdog: Alhambra High alum becomes first Latino head of State BarLuis Rodriguez, the first public defender and Latino head of the State Bar, tells Alhambra Source about helping people of color fight discrimination in the legal system and growing up in Alhambra.

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