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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

A building selling burgers to people.

Controversy and conflict of interest charges swirl around Alhambra car wash proposal

Anne To, Community News Reporter April 21, 2022

The Alhambra city council held a special meeting last month, after a potential conflict of interest related to a development permit to build a car wash on West Valley Boulevard and Cabrillo Avenue. Richard...

Three dancers performing a show of Tibetan drum dancing for audience members

Alhambra’s Lunar New Year Festival returns, uplifting spirits

Anne To, Community News Reporter February 28, 2022

The festival that has been held since 1997 was back this month after a two-year hiatus during the pandemic. It was downsized from five blocks to one block and happened at the city’s weekly farmer’s...

Director Neal Tyler (left), Alhambra City Mayor Katherine Lee (middle), Producer Kevin Knight (right). (Priscilla Caballero/UT)

Car show in Alhambra supports documentary about homeless children

Priscilla Caballero, Community News Reporter December 12, 2021

Film director Neal Tyler’s work has appeared on PBS, National Geographic, Animal Planet, A&E, Amazon Prime, and others. Now, he’s working on a documentary set in Alhambra about homelessness...

A stand with vegetables under an awning and women standing in front of the table.

Did COVID-19 make farmers markets more popular?

Imari Jackson, Community News Reporter November 6, 2021

A lot has changed in Alhambra over the years but one thing that has gone strong for 34 years now is the city’s farmers market. That’s not to say it didn’t shut down temporarily during the COVID-19...

Headshot of Tlalla Esparza. (Priscilla Caballero/UT).

A celebration of Latino and indigenous cultures in Alhambra

Priscilla Caballero, Community News Reporter October 6, 2021

Aztec dancing. Salsa and Bachata music. An ofrenda for Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. And lots of food: Papusas, elotes, agua frescas and churros.  These were some of the highlights of Fiesta...

Coyote in grass, courtesy of Dr. Niamh Quinn

Alhambra residents worry about coyote attacks: Is your pet at risk?

Priscilla Caballero, Community News Reporter September 24, 2021

Hungry Coyotes roaming the neighborhood? Check. Coyotes becoming bolder and coming closer to humans? Absolutely. Coyotes preying on pets? Sadly, yes. Coyote sightings and attacks on pets have...

Eastsiders prepare for possible spread of coronavirus

Vanessa Wyatt and Marlene Cordova, Community News Reporter March 11, 2020

From products flying off the shelves to local families preparing to work or take classes remotely, coronavirus fears shook the Eastside. Disinfectants, hand sanitizers, antibacterial wipes, water and...

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