9 entries

Articles by Monica Luhar

An Alhambra Thanksgiving

Alhambra Source spoke with dozens of Alhambra residents last year about how they planned to celebrate Thanksgiving. No two answers were the same, but almost all sounded delicious.
categories Arts & CultureFamily/Inter-generational NewsFoodNeighborhoods

Daughter of an Arranged Marriage

At the age of 19, Monica Luhar’s mother had an arranged marriage in India. At 19, Monica was a single college sophomore frustrated that she was not allowed to date like her peers.
categories Arts & CultureFamily/Inter-generational NewsProfiles

“Get Some Dim Sum" Rides Through Alhambra

As Alhambra moves forward with a bike plan, we speak with Alhambra resident Adam Bray-Ali who started monthly bike rides throughout LA and the SGV.
categories Arts & CultureNeighborhoods

Parents Sue to Remove Yoga from Calif. School District

A civil lawsuit alleges that a school district in San Diego county, by providing instruction in Ashtanga yoga, is promoting religious beliefs.
categories Arts & CultureFamily/Inter-generational NewsNeighborhoodsRace/Ethnic Relations

Ollies in Alhambra: A Conversation With Skateboarder Lance Mountain

Lance Mountain has skated alongside Tony Hawk and Steve Caballero. The professional skateboarder traces his roots — and dreams — back to Alhambra.
categories Arts & CultureNeighborhoodsSports

Enchiladas, Roast Duck, Pernil — and Turkey: An Alhambra Thanksgiving

We spoke with dozens of Alhambra residents about how they plan to celebrate Thanksgiving. No two answers were the same.
categories Arts & CultureFamily/Inter-generational NewsFoodNeighborhoods

Election 2012: Local Candidates on Transportation in Alhambra

Alhambra Source asked local candidates about their takes on different transportation issues. Here's a breakdown of how they feel about the 710, biking, and senior services.
categories NeighborhoodsPolitics

Autism on the Rise and a Young Mother's Struggle

Olga Chinchilla has fought for resources for her 6-year-old son diagnosed with autism. Now she is working to help others with children afflicted by developmental disorders.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealth

How to Make Alhambra Schools Safe for Gay Youth? Start with the Teachers

Alhambra Network of Gay and Lesbian Educators and Supporters (ANGLES) supports "out" faculty members and shows youth "they aren't alone and that there is nothing to be ashamed of."
categories EducationNeighborhoodsRace/Ethnic Relations
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