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The student news site of California State University - Los Angeles

University Times

The student news site of California State University - Los Angeles

University Times

Katy Chen spoke up at the Alhambra city council meeting in late September. Photo courtesy of the city.

Gun control gains traction in cities like Alhambra

Arturo Orellana, Community News Reporter December 15, 2023

In response to the 2023 mass shooting in Monterey Park, the city council of Alhambra discussed three ordinances in late September to curb gun violence and passed one, but is it enough?  That was the...

Owner Suzanne Eggli placing a seal on a finished cake. Photo taken by Sasha Funes.

Her love for her family and community fueled her bakery

Sasha Funes, Community News Reporter December 15, 2023

Who starts a business centered on something she herself dislikes? Someone who loves her family and values what they like even more. Suzanne Eggli’s current career all started with her family’s...

A display for dogs to take pictures in. Photo by Sasha Funes

Who let the dogs out? Alhambra, in a new park

Sasha Funes, Community News Reporter October 26, 2023

The Paw-Pup Dog Park — a fenced-off portion of the parking lot between the Alhambra Golf Course and the YMCA — has been open for just over a month. It’s an experiment the city council is trying because...

A barrier converted in recent years to a park divides El Sereno and South Pasadena. Photo by Andre Rueda.

Was the barrier dividing El Sereno and South Pas fueled by a need for safety — or racial stereotypes?

Andre Rueda, Community News Reporter September 30, 2023

On a crisp summer afternoon, a walk to the end of El Sereno’s Van Horne Blvd. will lead into a small park-like fixture at the top of the hill. Ornamental trees surrounded by lush green grass greet...

A photo of the Alhambra Police Department.

Resources for women following convicted rapist

Cynthia Harbott, Community News reporter April 8, 2023

Nicolas Morales, 44, was recently sentenced to 310 years in prison for seven alleged rapes. The assaults occurred over a 15-month period from October 2016 to January 2018. The attacks were dispersed across...

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