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Articles by Nathan Solis

Harry Potter Meets Alhambra

Scholastic has selected Alhambra artist Kazu Kibuishi, creator of the bestselling Amulet books, to redesign the iconic Harry Potter book covers. We visited his studio off of Main Street in 2011.
categories Arts & CultureNeighborhoods

From Eastern Poland to Alhambra

For 13-year-old Stanislaw Cybulski, the journey to Alhambra began in a Russian Soviet work camp with his mother and sisters.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsImmigrationNeighborhoodsProfilesRace/Ethnic Relations

A New Chance for Young, Undocumented Immigrants in the SGV?

The Obama administration will stop deporting undocumented immigrants who arrived under the age of 16 and are younger than 30, and make them eligible for work permits.
categories EducationImmigrationNeighborhoodsPolitics

Saving Alhambra's Youth With Hard Knocks

At a time of vicious gang violence in the early 1990s, Rudy Tellez opened the Alhambra Youth Boxing Club. More than two decades later, the gangs are mostly gone, but the kids keep coming to his gym.
categories EducationNeighborhoodsSports

Coming Out as Undocumented in the Suburbs

A new movement has emerged in the San Gabriel Valley, attempting to transform undocumented status into a point of empowerment and engage Asian youth.
categories ImmigrationNeighborhoodsPolitics

Alhambra's Roaster Family: A Taiwanese Cafe With International Flavor

A Taiwanese coffee dynasty has imported its roasting tradition to Main Street, Alhambra.
categories Arts & CultureBusinessImmigration

Inside Alhambra's Big Blue Cube

Sears left Alhambra in the 1980s, but they left a tower behind and now it buzzes with life for the County of Los Angeles.
categories BusinessCity AffairsNeighborhoods
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