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Articles by Esmee Xavier

Oil on Acrylic for Change: Alhambra Art Show to Raise Money for Typhoon Haiyan Victims

Eight artists will present their work Sunday in an art show, donating 35% of their proceeds to aid the victims of Typhoon Haiyan. Alhambra Source spoke with artist Jennifer Lugris about creating change with art.
categories Arts & CultureFamily/Inter-generational NewsNeighborhoodsRace/Ethnic RelationsWeathering the Storm

After 30 Years, Empty Lot Transformed into State-of-the-art Park in El Sereno

A patch of dirt on the border of Alhambra has been transformed into a park, complete with solar-powered lighting, a fitness station, and a tilework labrynth embedded in the ground.
categories Arts & CultureCity AffairsFamily/Inter-generational NewsNeighborhoods

Coffee, Community, and Culture at Holy Grounds

Nestled along a row of tire shops and furniture warehouses on Alhambra Avenue is Holy Grounds Coffee & Tea, a small café that strives to go beyond selling coffee drinks and foster community.
categories Arts & CultureBusinessNeighborhoodsNooks & Crannies

Election 2012: Elizabeth Salinas for Alhambra City Council

Alhambra Source is inviting candidates for local offices to sit down and answer questions from staff and community members. We started with City Council candidate Elizabeth Salinas.
categories NeighborhoodsPolitics

Alhambra Asks for Residents' Take on Biking

Alhambra officials, working with local bike advocacy organizations and Alta Planning and Design, will kick off an effort to learn from and educate residents about biking issues on Saturday evening.
categories City AffairsFamily/Inter-generational NewsGreen NewsNeighborhoods

Alhambra Gives Green Light to Develop a Bike Master Plan

City Council approved a contract last Monday that would design and develop a bike plan throughout the city.
categories City AffairsGreen NewsNeighborhoodsPublic Safety

Pride and Protest: AVID is Eliminated at Alhambra

Alhambra High teacher predicts "future catastrophic results for our Latino students." AUSD administrators say it was a budget necessity, but should not make a difference in terms of achievement.
categories EconomyEducationNeighborhoods
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