The Alhambra receives $25 million in state funding to build a community center


Alhambra Town Hall (Photo Frank Qiu).


On Thursday, June 30, the California State Legislature and Governor Gavin Newsom approved the second district funding request in the $25 million state budget for the Alhambra City’s first community center. , located at Shorb and 6th Street.

By News Desk

“This significant funding will be dedicated to the Alhambra’s first-ever state-of-the-art community center offering facilities such as a native plant garden, multipurpose classrooms and fitness areas to residents,” Councilor Sasha Renée said. Perez. “This is a historic investment by the state in the San Gabriel Valley.”

Supportive efforts by Sen. Susan Rubio and Assemblyman Mike Fong were applauded by city officials. Speaking on the funding request, Mayor Jeff Maloney expressed his gratitude to members of the legislature for their key role in securing funding for the Alhambra’s first community center.

“I want to express my gratitude to everyone who made this possible, including Senator Susan Rubio, who championed it from the start, and Assemblyman Mike Fong who made it his budget priority. “said Mayor Maloney. “We also have to thank our City staff and City Manager Jessica Binquist, in particular, for emphasizing this effort and helping turn it from a concept into a fully funded project.”

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