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Articles by Alfred Dicioco

The Fremont Avenue Holiday Spectacular

Each December, Alhambra residents on Fremont Avenue and Poplar Boulevard turn their front yards into bright holiday attractions. We spoke to residents in 2012 about the neighborhood tradition.
categories Arts & CultureNeighborhoods

Fireworks and Cookouts: An Alhambra Independence Day

Alhambra Source spoke with Ahambra residents and businesses about how they celebrate the Fourth of July and what Independence Day means to them.
categories Arts & CultureNeighborhoods

All for Band, Band for All: Alhambra HS Arts Department Celebrates Remarkable Year

The Visual and Performing Arts Department at Alhambra High School grew in numbers and recognition due to a tight-knit, family atmosphere, says department chair Mark Trulson.
categories Arts & CultureEducationYouth

Residents Oppose Development on Possible Native American Burial Ground

Alhambra residents opposed the construction of a residential development that possibly sits on a Native American burial ground.
categories Arts & CultureBusinessNeighborhoodsRace/Ethnic Relations

Thousands of New Dollars Available for Alhambra Students

Alhambra Unified will receive funding through a new state budget package, but must collaborate with community members to determine how the money is spent.
categories EconomyEducationPoliticsYouth

Mapping Vegetarian Restaurants in the San Gabriel Valley

Craving some pineapple fried rice or soy crab shui mai? Check out our map of the best vegetarian restaurants in the west SGV and let us know your favorite!
categories Arts & CultureFoodNeighborhoods

‘The Changs Next Door to The Diazes’: The New American Identity in The San Gabriel Valley

Assistant professor of Asian American Pacific Studies Wendy Chang shared her research on the multicultural make-up of the San Gabriel Valley at a Jan. 30 forum at Southern California Public Radio.
categories Arts & CultureNeighborhoodsRace/Ethnic Relations

Italian Fare With a Taiwanese Twist

Pasadena chef Bryant Wigger traveled to Taiwan in December and brought back a touch of Taiwanese cuisine to his Italian restaurant. Wigger talked to us about his trip and favorite dishes in the SGV.
categories Arts & CultureFoodNeighborhoods

Mapping Sushi and Ramen in the San Gabriel Valley

Craving Japanese food? Here are the top restaurants to try in the Alhambra area, according to LAist, Yelp, and Alhambra Source readers.
categories Arts & CultureFoodNeighborhoods

Lunar New Year in the San Gabriel Valley: Alhambra, Arcadia, and Monterey Park Host Celebrations

Lunar New Year is fast approaching and cities around the San Gabriel Valley are hosting festivals and events to celebrate the year of the horse.
categories Arts & CultureFamily/Inter-generational NewsNeighborhoodsRace/Ethnic Relations
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