Alhambra News

Foot Massage Problems

Foot Massage is being affected by the recession.

Now, here's some crazy info: there are sites that review the massage parlors that are fronts for prostitution. It's crazy. You can search for RubMaps and find them.

Not-Quite Free Movies

Story in the Tribune about the Yonemotos, who have been subsidizing summer movie showings in Alhambra for the past four years.

I saw "Despicable Me" on the big screen for $1 on Tuesday. Had to share the theater with a bunch of noisy kids, of course. But what do you expect for a buck?

Rosemead City Council Members Have Most Expensive Health Care Benefits

Good job of serious investigative reporting by the Los Angeles Times has produced a chart showing health care costs imposed on taxpayers by elected officials. Their findings show that Rosemead city council members have the most generous health benefits of any of our neighboring cities:

Full-time benefits for Part-time work

The only local city mentioned in this editorial is Monterey Park, but the bit on health and retirement benefits is true for pretty much all the local cities.

Dr. Ed Hernandez in Rosemead

State Senator Ed Hernandez is holding a "Community Conversation" in Rosemead this Saturday.

Event Details:
Date: Saturday, June 18, 2011
Time: 9am – 10:30am
Location: Garvey Park
7933 Emerson Place
Rosemead, CA 91770

Cantonese, Mandarin and Vietnamese translation will be available.

Slow to the Party

Last week the Tribune reported that health benefits to Alhambra City Council members totally nearly $100,000.

Robberies in the San Gabriel Valley

This story has been getting quite a bit of coverage in the local media. Apparently, there's a team of robbers targeting women who return home late at night. Victims have lived in Alhambra, Monterey Park, San Gabriel and South Pasadena. Obviously, they could also hit neighboring cities.