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Class of 1967 ~ 70th Birthday Party~Clearman's North Woods Inn, San Gabriel CA

August 22, 2019 by Julia Lind Postle (Register to contact)

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It's time for our 70th Birthday Celebration! Whether you are already 70 or will be turning 70, we hope you will attend the Class of '67 Birthday Party on Saturday, October 19th, 2019 ~ 11:30am to 3pm at Clearman's North Woods Inn, 7247 N. Rosemead Blvd., San Gabriel. Classmates will purchase their own food and drinks. The Class of '67 will provide our birthday cake. Please pass along the info to classmates with whom you keep in touch. Please RSVP by Sept. 25th to:
*****@gmail.com
Hope to see you there! Cheers to 70!

Free Wing New Years's Bash

December 2, 2017 by Fernando Hernandez (Register to contact)

* Free Wing, Alhambra High Alumni band, Class of 73, reunited!
* Playing The Music You Grew Up With!!!
* New Year's Bash, Saturday, Dec 30, 7-11pm.
* Jay Dees, 1843 W Main St. Alhambra.
FREE WING ROCKIN ALHAMBRA AGAIN!!!

Alhambra American Legion End of Summer Party

August 1, 2016 by Fernando Hernandez (Register to contact)

Free Wing, a AHS band from the 70s has reunited & will be playing at the American Legion End of Summer Party, Friday Sept 2, 7:30pm.
Address- American Legion Hall
24 N Stoneman, Alh.
JOIN US IN BRINGIN IT BACK TO ALHAMBRA!

Coach Ruedaflores Retirement

January 8, 2010 by Luz Graciela Garcia (Register to contact)

A fundraiser is being held for the retirement party for Coach Gil Ruedaflores. The fundraiser will be at the 35er Club in Pasadena (basement) on Sunday, January 10, 2010 from 5 to 11 p.m. Suggested minimum donation at the door is only $5. Some seats for alums and friends are still available for the retirement banquet, which will be held on January 17th at Almansor Court. Please email me or just see me at the fundraiser for ticket information.

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Alhambra High School hosted a series of events last week as part of the national immigration rights movement, "ComingOut of the Shadows Week."



Disabilities not a barrier at Alhambra High theater  KABC-TV

Students with disabilities feel safe and welcomed in the Alhambra High theater program.



Alhambra Unified School District band prepares to march in 2020 Rose Parade  KABC-TV

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Annual Back-to-School Tzu Chi Food Bank Press Conference  Alhambra Source

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Alhambra Unified School District Hosts 4th Annual Career Fair at Mark Keppel High School  Alhambra Source

On Thursday February 7, 2019 Alhambra Source joined over 1000 AUSD students and parents for the district's 4th annual Career Fair.



Alhambra High spring musical: Bye Bye Birdie (photo gallery)  Martinez News-Gazette

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Alhambra City Council Puts Local Students' 'Sanctuary City' Resolution on Future Agenda  Alhambra Source

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Alhambra High School Jazz Band to Perform at Music On The Green  coloradoboulevard.net

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Alhambra High School administrator accused of sexual abuse resigns  Pasadena Star-News

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Matt Chamberlain chosen new AHS principal  Martinez News-Gazette

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MUSD to consider next Measure R Bond projects  Martinez News-Gazette

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“Voting Reform, Immigration, and Affordable College Education” Resolutions by Alhambra Students  coloradoboulevard.net

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Alhambra City Council Denies Sanctuary City Resolution  Alhambra Source

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Alhambra students demanded action on gun control. Their school board agrees  The Pasadena Star-News

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Adele Andrade-Stadler sworn in as Alhambra's first Latina mayor  Alhambra Source

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ALA's Annual Scholarship Gala celebrates Latino culture and honors five top AUSD seniors  Alhambra Source

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Community starts fundraisers for AHS athlete injured in car crash at Marina  Martinez News-Gazette

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MUSD wants site committees to refine plans for Measure R projects at elementary schools  Martinez News-Gazette

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Martinez USD Teacher Of The Year Receives Special Visit  Patch.com

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Congratulation, graduates!  Martinez News-Gazette

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Police: Alhambra Assistant Principal Confesses To Sexual Relationship With Former Student  CBS Local

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Embezzling School Funds: Mother-Daughter Duo Sentenced  Patch.com

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What Happened to Alhambra Students Gun Control Resolution?  coloradoboulevard.net

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Presenting the 2016 Alhambra High School Homecoming King and Queen.



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Golden Valley's Justine Dondonay recognized as High School Tennis All-American  Santa Clarita Valley Signal

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Mark Keppel named champs in L.A. County Academic Decathlon  Los Angeles Times

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Ixchel Marina says goodbye to her Main Street art studio  Alhambra Source

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Dodgers honor 50th anniversary of Los Angeles Pediatric Society medical program  Daily Bruin

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