Alhambra News

Kidnapping Drama

This story has been developing over the past week. As I recall, the kidnapping of a Monterey Park woman started in Arcadia. She was dumped for dead in the high desert, and the kidnapper attempted to pick up the ransom in the parking lot of the Hawaii Supermarket in San Gabriel (corner of Del Mar and Valley).

Oh, boo, hoo

Why are we spending city time and money fighting against something we ought to be fighting for?

A high speed rail station in El Monte? YES!

Polluted Beaches

The SGV Tribune seems to be opposed to cleaning up our beaches. That's somewhat typical of their provincial approach to policy.

Perhaps reading this story from a few years ago will remind them why cleaning up our storm water runoff matters.

Gloria Molina left me holding the bag!

I guess if you're termed out and unopposed in your election, you get to spend your money on things that will help raise your visibility for a possible future run for office. Supervisor Gloria Molina just sent me (and probably everyone else in the district) a reusable shopping bag.

Free Art and Culture

So you want to visit a museum, but you're too cheap to pay for it? Lucky for you, there are ways around paying. Here's a link to a .pdf document on the Norton Simon Museum's website that lists free days for most area museums. Enjoy!

San Bernardino Fwy Ramp Closures

Wondering why these signs are popping up all over the valley? They're being placed in advance of a major Caltrans construction project along the San Bernardino Freeway (I-10), between the 710 and 605 freeways. Extended ramp closures in both directions will be occuring for the next six months or so.

Eastbound ramp closures:

Local schools receive Title 1 award MUSD Schools Receive Title I Academic Achievement Award. Title 1 are fund that are given schools with some low-income kids. The goal is to raise scores for lower income and underperforming students, as well as the entire school.

E-Waste Event Coming to SGHS, March 6-7, 9am to 4pm

South Parking Lot, SGHS, 801 S. Ramona Street, San Gabriel, CA 91776.

The flyer is attached. Feel free to pass along this information.

The SGHS PTA is one of several non-profit organizations that are benefiting from the e-waste recycling program. If you have an old tv, computer, or other electronic equipment that you no longer use, consider recycling it on March 6-7.