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Articles by Joe Soong

A 'Moving Meditation': Tai Chi Mornings at Alhambra Park

Five Years of the Source: Michael Chan, 80 years old, still performs the martial art six days a week.
categories Arts & CultureHealthNeighborhoodsSports

You Know You've Been Living in the San Gabriel Valley for a Long Time When...

Ten ways that Alhambra and San Gabriel Valley residents may know they have been living in the 626 for a while.
categories Arts & CultureNeighborhoods

Root, Root, Root for Alhambra: Moors Baseball Vavored to Win League Title for 10th Consecutive Year

The Moors have taken first place in the CIF Almont League for the last nine years. This season, AHS is so far undefeated in league play and is favored to make it 10 in a row.
categories NeighborhoodsSports

Sacramento Scandal With SGV Roots

Sen. Kevin De Leon — who represents Alhambra and other parts of L.A. — was subpoenaed Friday to testify in the Sacramento corruption investigation involving Sen. Ron Calderon (D-Montebello).
categories City AffairsNeighborhoodsPolitics

Gun Control, Cal Grants, and the Dodgers: A Conversation with State Senator Kevin de Leon

The State Senator who represents Alhambra talked to us about engaging minority populations, what he loves about Alhambra, and his thoughts on Opening Day at Dodgers' Stadium.
categories EducationNeighborhoodsPoliticsRace/Ethnic RelationsSports

A=Americanized, B=Better, C=Chinese: the ABCs of Chinese Restaurants in the SGV

Chinese American and Alhambra resident Joe Soong came up with a list two years ago of unconventional advice on how to find authentic Chinese food in the San Gabriel Valley.
categories Arts & CultureFoodNeighborhoods

Is Main Street’s Late-night Party Scene Good for Alhambra?

Despite a recent shooting incident, crime levels appear to be relatively stable on Main Street Alhambra in recent years. But will it remain that way? Joe Soong takes a closer look at the scene.
categories Arts & CultureNeighborhoods

An Alhambran for Eight Decades Dies

Edna Basmajian, who turned 100 in April 2012, passed away on Dec. 22 in her Alhambra home. Basmajian spoke to Alhambra Source last year about living in Alhambra since the 1930s.
categories Arts & CultureFamily/Inter-generational NewsNeighborhoodsProfiles

Election 2012: Questions for Dr. Matthew Lin, Candidate for 49th State Assembly District

Alhambra Source is inviting candidates for local offices to sit down and answer questions from staff and community members.
categories NeighborhoodsPoliticsProfiles

Turbans, Communal Meals, and Faith: Getting to Know Alhambra's Sikh Community

A white supremacist shot and killed six people on August 5 at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin. In 2010, Joe Soong visited Alhambra's branch of the Sikh community and learned about its distinct faith.
categories NeighborhoodsRace/Ethnic Relations
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