The student news site of California State University - Los Angeles

University Times

The student news site of California State University - Los Angeles

University Times

The student news site of California State University - Los Angeles

University Times

Illustration by Rebeca Hernandez.

More Alhambra residents report mental health issues

Arturo Orellana, Community News Reporter December 18, 2023

Crime. Drugs. Post-pandemic anxiety. Greater awareness of mental health issues. Whatever the reason, a higher percentage of Alhambra residents reported their mental health is “not good” in recent...

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...

Aerial shot of a commercial strip of shops in Highland Park.

Cruising down memory lane

November 28, 2023

A Christmas lighting in Herman. Happy meals and happy times in Lincoln Heights. A school festival in Boyle Heights. These are some of the happy memories residents of the Eastside and South L.A. recalled...

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 mourner takes a photo of candles during a candlelight vigil at the Star Ballroom Dance Studio In Monterey Park.

Man who disarmed suspected Monterey Park shooter invited to SOTU address

Tristan Longwell, Community News Reporter February 3, 2023

An invitation to attend Tuesday’s State of the Union address is the latest honor for Brandon Tsay, the 26-year-old dance studio manager who disarmed the alleged Monterey Park mass shooter last month....

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