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Councilmembers to Hold Virtual Town Halls
All five Alhambra City Councilmembers are holding individual Town Hall Virtual Meetings this month to engage with the public. The City recently conducted a Community Satisfaction Survey and the Councilmembers will discuss the result of this survey during the Town Halls. Residents and the community are encouraged to attend these meetings and provide feedback on issues that matter to you. The City will also hold a Strategic Planning Meeting on Thursday, March 11. For more information on these events, visit our website
COVID-19 Vaccination Eligibility Expands
More groups are now eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccination. Effective March 1st, education and childcare workers, emergency services workers and food and agriculture workers became eligible for the vaccine. Visit to make an appointment with County partners or for State partners administering the vaccine. Residents with disabilities or without computer access can call the County at 833-540-0473 between 8:00 am and 8:30 pm, 7 days a week for help with appointments.
Assistance to COVID-19 Vaccination Sites For Access Riders

Access riders can book next-day trips to COVID-19 vaccination appointments at approved drive-thru vaccination sites. Please call (626) 532-1616, select your preferred language, and then select option 2 to make a reservation. Reservations can be made daily between the hours of 8:00am and 5:00pm.

Make sure you have an appointment to be vaccinated before booking a drive-thru trip. Visit for more information about when and where you can be vaccinated. Drive-thru vaccination trips should only be booked to an approved location and are limited to pick-up locations within 20 miles of the vaccination site. Regular fare applies for vaccination trips. For more information, visit:

The City of Alhambra's Case Management Office can help make appointments for Access transportation. Please call 626-570-3230 for more information.
Community Message From The Alhambra Police Department
Asian Americans across the United States are reporting an increase in hate crimes, harassment, and discrimination tied to the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
While the Alhambra Police Department has not received any reported COVID-19 hate crimes toward Asian Americans, you can rest assured that APD will vigorously investigate every case reported.
The Alhambra Police Department wants to reassure our community that providing public safety is our top priority. COVID-19 Asian-bias hate crime has no place in our vocabulary and no place in our community. We will not tolerate violence against any person or damage of property.
Your police department is here for you. If you've been a victim or have information pertaining to a hate crime, please call your local police agency, or you may remain anonymous and report it to Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477. We will continue our focus on keeping our community safe.
Alhambra Police Chief Accepts New Role;
New Police Chief Appointed
After serving Alhambra for four years and working in law enforcement for 27 years, Chief of Police Timothy Vu is transitioning to a new career in academics. He has accepted a position as Associate Dean of the Criminal Justice Training Center at Golden West College in Orange County.

Mayor Sasha Renée Pérez and Councilmembers Katherine Lee and Adele Andrade-Stadler thanked Chief Vu for his accomplishments, and presented him with a Certificate of Service plaque earlier this week.

Acting Chief Eric Parra also presented Chief Vu with a badge encasement with patches and the Chief's rank insignia.

Thank you for your service and leadership Chief Vu, we wish the best for you and your family.

Chief Parra will be promoted to Chief of Police effective March 24.
L.A. CADA Helps Turn Man's Life Around
The City of Alhambra partners with the Los Angeles Centers for Alcohol and Drug Abuse (L.A. CADA) to provide outreach and engagement services for our homeless population. L.A. CADA recently helped a man turned his life around. The man has had over five arrests including several drug arrests and vandalism. He was semi-homeless due to his parents repeatedly kicking him out because of his drug use. The man was well known in the city and has been contacted several times. He would frequent Valley Boulevard and after several outreach attempts and coordination with his parents, he agreed to treatment with L.A. CADA. Currently he resides at L.A. CADA’s East L.A. facility, Casa de Corazon. He is now on his fourth month of treatment. He is an example of what can occur when a client decides to commit to being clean and sober. He continues to progress and his treatment team is pleased with his focus and determination.
Complete The Housing Element Survey By March 12th!

Please share your experiences, concerns, and ideas as it relates to living in Alhambra, moving here, building new housing, maintaining housing, or offering housing services and assistance to those in need. The City is conducting a Housing Element survey and we want to hear from you!

This input will be used to inform the Housing Element as it is prepared. The survey will be available on the project website through Friday, March 12.
You can also email your thoughts, ideas, and feedback to  
Empowering Small Business Webinar

Join us March 19th at 11am on Zoom for Empowering Small Business. This brief webinar will show you how you can use free tools from the Alhambra Library and from Google to grow your business and improve your skills. 
Register today to reserve your  spot!
Alhambra Reads 2021: Drive-Thru Kickoff Event

The Alhambra Civic Center Library is hosting a drive-thru event to help kick off the Book to Action series!
Positivity Rock Craft kits will be available for all ages. Participants are welcome to take them home or decorate them on the front lawn.
Adults who have reserved their copy of Rising Strong are encouraged to pick up at this kick-off event.
Click here to see a full list of Book to Action events.
Drill Team Registration Begins March 8th

Come join the City of Alhambra’s Drill Team 2021. Instructional clinics will provide practice and conditioning for students 3rd-8th grade. The clinics are held on Saturday mornings from 9:30am-11:30am and will focus on basic choreography leading to a full routine. Practice and conditioning are held outdoors at Almansor Park! The program is from April 10th to May 15th. Registration starts on March 8th. To register online, visit our website and click on Recreation Services. For more information, call 626-570-5081.
Spring Eggstravaganza Activities
Show us your creative side with our first Spring Eggstravaganza activity, the Eggstravagant Egg Decorating contest. Print out an egg flyer, decorate it, and turn it in by March 26 and your artwork will be displayed at City Hall in April. Visit our website for complete rules. See flyer below for more fun activities happening later this and next month.
Did You Know...
The Tzu Chi Foundation is partnering with several organizations to host a Food Drive on Saturday, March 13 in San Gabriel. Click on the photo for more information.
The City of Alhambra is looking to fill several positions. Apply online at:
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