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City of Alhambra

111 South First Street
626-570-5007

Mission Statement

The City of Alhambra is dedicated to responsive and creative leadership and quality services, ensuring desirable neighborhoods and a supportive business environment, while being sensitive to the diversity of our community.

About Us

Alhambra's vision of being the premier family-oriented and economically prosperous community in the San Gabriel Valley has led to a favorable combination of housing, business, employment and recreational opportunities.

Alhambra is a city of charming, well-manicured residential neighborhoods and a growing number of businesses. It is situated within a "Sixty Mile Circle" centered on Los Angeles--a dynamic concentration of population, employment, business, industry and finance with two-thirds of the State's 100 largest corporations headquartered within this circle. High quality educational, medical and transportation services abound and Alhambra has some of the region's strongest retail centers, drawing sales from auto dealerships and shopping districts. The renaissance of Downtown Main Street has been a top priority and today there are numerous attractive destinations for persons to shop, dine and be entertained locally. Numerous recreational and sporting venues are also available in the area.

Recent News

City Of Alhambra News : Alley Rehabilitation Project From Elm To Ethel

This notice is to advise you that the City of Alhambra has awarded a contract to Kalban, Inc. for the construction of the 2021 Alley Rehabilitation Project. Construction consists of the full depth removal and reconstruction of the existing pavement…

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City of Alhambra News - Construction on Alley Rehabilitation Project

This notice is to advise you that the City of Alhambra has awarded a contract to Kalban, Inc. for the construction of the 2021 Alley Rehabilitation Project. Construction consists of the full depth removal and reconstruction of the existing…

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City of Alhambra News : Water Shut Offs and Late Fees Will Resume InSeptember 2022

The water shutoff moratorium has ended. Over the past two years the City of Alhambra has not charged late fees or shutoff water for non-payment. If you have a past due balance, you will need to pay your bill in order to avoid late fees or having…

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West Nile Virus Detected In Alhambra

Mosquitoes in Alhambra have tested positive for West Nile virus according to samples taken by the San Gabriel Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District. For more information, visit SGVMVCD's website. West Nile virus is the most common…

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City of Alhambra News Alhambra Low-Income Residents Can Now Apply For Upto $2,000 In Water Utility Bill Assistance

Low-income households in Alhambra can now apply to receive financial assistance for delinquent residential water bills. The Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) is a federally funded program that offers low-income households a…

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City of Alhambra News - Comprehensive Zoning Code Update Presentations

The City of Alhambra is pleased to announce a series of presentations for the Comprehensive Zoning Code Update project. The presentations will be conducted as part of the Planning Commission’s regular meetings and each will offer presentations…

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Chinatown Service Center Hosting Free Covid-19 Vaccination And At-Home Test Kits Giveaway

The City of Alhambra is partnering with Chinatown Service Center to host a free COVID-19 vaccination clinic and free at-home COVID-19 test kits giveaway. The event will take place on Wednesday, August 10, from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, at the Chinatown…

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City of Alhambra - Children Older Than Six Months Can Now Get COVID-19 Vaccination

According to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, starting today, the COVID-19 pediatric vaccine will be available at vaccination sites across LA County. Children older than six months can now get vaccinated against COVID-19. In LA…

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City of Alhambra News : Illegal Fireworks Prohibited in Alhambra

As the 4th of July approaches, the City of Alhambra want to remind you that illegal fireworks are dangerous and irresponsible. Under California Health and Safety Code Fireworks Penalties, Section 12700, any person who violates any provision of the…

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City of Alhambra News Police Recruit Written Test Dates

The City of Alhambra will offer monthly testing for Police Recruits soon. The three-hour written test will start at 9AM for all the dates listed inside Reese Hall at the Alhambra Civic Center Library. Only 25 spots are available per test date and…

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City of Alhambra News - Movies and Concerts in the Park in July 2022

Movies and Concerts in the Park in July Movies and Concerts in the Park Join the City for fun-filled family evenings throughout the month of July. This summer, the City is pleased to present Concerts and Movies in the Park beginning Friday, July…

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City of Alhambra - Alhambra General Municipal Election City Council Information

On November 8, 2022 the Alhambra General Municipal Election will take place for the following City Council seats: Councilperson of the First District; Councilperson of the Second District; and, Councilperson of the Fifth District. In order to…

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City of Alhambra - Mandatory Water Conservation Measures To Take Effect June 10, 2022 in Alhambra

The City of Alhambra will implement mandatory water conservation measures effective June 10, 2022 to help the state save water amid a historic drought. During the City Council Meeting last night, the Council approved an urgency ordinance and a…

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City of Alhambra News Summer Lunches And Summer Activities

The City of Alhambra is administering the Summer Food Service Program through the United States Department of Agriculture. Free lunches and snack are served to children 1 to 18 years of age, Monday through Friday, May 31 to August 5, 2022. Lunches…

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City of Alhambra News May Is Mental Health Awareness Month

We are celebrating #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth to help raise awareness for mental health and provide helpful resources and opportunities for connection throughout LA County. Visit https://whywerise.la/werisela/ for events, projects, programs and…

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City of Alhambra News - Chinatown Service Center Hosting Free COVID-19 Vaccination

Chinatown Service Center Hosting Free COVID-19 Vaccination on May 14th and 23rd The City of Alhambra is partnering with Chinatown Service Center to host two free COVID-19 vaccination clinics. Free at-home test kits are available while supplies…

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City of Alhambra News 626 Golden Streets Return To Alhambra, San Gabrieland South Pasadena

Click Here To View The City of Alhambra News 626 Golden Streets Return To Alhambra, San Gabrieland South Pasadena

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Small Business Assistance Grant (SBAG) Application Deadline Extended for Alhambra

The City of Alhambra has extended the deadline for the COVID-19 Small Business Assistance Grant (SBAG) Program. Applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis, until funding for the program is completed. Please apply now due to…

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City of Alhambra News - Alhambra Library and Local Partners Offers Workshops To Teach Riders To Bike Smart

Join the Alhambra Library and local partners this April, May, and June to learn how to bike smart! These educational and fun events for the whole family will take place at our local Alhambra Parks and at the Library. Registration is not…

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City of Alhambra News : Free COVID-19 Testing at the YMCA Closes Early

Friday, March 25, was the last day of COVID-19 testing at the YMCA in Alhambra. The site is closing early due to a lack of funding from Congress. To find a testing site near you, visit the County’s website at:…

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City of Alhambra News - LA County Launches Guaranteed Income Program

Los Angeles County is launching the pilot program Breathe to provide its residents the chance to “breathe” easier knowing they are more financially secure. Breathe is a guaranteed income pilot project that will provide 1,000 eligible…

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City of Alhambra News - Chinatown Service Center Hosting Free COVID-19Vaccination and At-Home Test Kits Giveaway

The City of Alhambra is partnering with Chinatown Service Center to host two free COVID-19 vaccination clinics and free at-home COVID-19 test kits giveaway. The event will take place on Saturdays, April 9 and 23, from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, at the…

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City of Alhambra News Small Business Assistance Grant (SBAG) Program To Aid Local Businesses

The City of Alhambra has announced the newly created COVID-19 Small Business Assistance Grant (SBAG) Program to aid for-profit small businesses located within Alhambra. Approximately $150,000 in grants funds are available for the program.…

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City of Alhambra News Republic Services Announces Environmental Scholarship Program

Republic Services Announces Environmental Scholarship Program Republic Services is working with the City of Alhambra to help High School students reach waste reducing goals within the City and become leaders in the three R’s; Reduce, Reuse,…

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K9 Otis Demo & Free Pet Vaccination

You and your family (furry family included) are invited to the Alhambra Police Department's K9-Otis Demo and Free Pet Vaccination Event on Sunday, April 3rd, from 8 AM-12 PM. This is a family-friendly event with fun booths from local businesses and…

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City of Alhambra News Firefighters Stepping Up Multi-Family Residential Inspections

The Alhambra Fire Department is stepping up its multi-family residential property inspections to meet requirements set forth by the State Fire Marshal. They will conduct inspections on multi-family residential properties consisting of three or more…

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City of Alhambra LADPH Modifies Health Officer Order

LADPH Modifies Health Officer Order To No Longer Require Indoor Masking In Most Public Settings The LA County Department of Public Health has modified its Health Officer Order. Effective March 4, 2022, indoor masking at most public settings…

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Free COVID-19 Testing at the YMCA Continues Through End of March

Free COVID-19 Testing at the YMCA Continues Through End of March The City of Alhambra is partnering with Supervisor Hilda Solis' office to offer free covid-19 testing to our community through the end of March. The testing will be done Monday to…

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City of Alhambra News - Flash Face Mask Still Required Indoors

Face Mask Still Required Indoors at Alhambra City Facilities Please keep your mask on when visiting Alhambra City facilities (including City Hall, Library, Police Department, Customer Service Center, City Yard and City Parks) regardless of your…

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City of Alhambra News - Water Main Replacement and Street Rehabilitation Project

The City of Alhambra recently awarded the above referenced contract to Gentry Brothers. Inc. We will be constructing new water lines, water services, fire hydrant retrofit, concrete repairs, and street resurfacing on Pyrenees Drive and Terrace Ave.…

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Free COVID-19 Testing at the YMCA Continues Through End of February

The City of Alhambra is partnering with Supervisor Hilda Solis' office to offer free covid-19 testing to our community through the end of February. The testing will be done Monday to Friday, from 7:00am to 3:00pm at the YMCA of West San Gabriel…

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City of Alhambra News - 2023 Tournament of Roses Parade Float Student Art Contest

2023 Tournament of Roses Parade Float Student Art Contest The City of Alhambra and the Alhambra Chamber of Commerce are launching an Art Contest asking students to help inspire the design for the City’s 2023 Tournament of Roses Parade Float.…

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City of Alhambra News - Service Center Hosting Free COVID-19 Vaccination on Saturdays, Feb. 12 and 26

The City of Alhambra is partnering with Chinatown Service Center to host two free COVID-19 vaccination clinics. The event will take place on Saturdays, February 12 and February 26, from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, at the Chinatown Service Center Health…

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Republic Service To Issue Contamination Fines and Service Interruptions Red Tags

Republic Services has begun Service Interruptions on all accounts that have not been paid for the last 120 days. If you receive a red tag, follow its instructions to resume collection service. Click here for More…

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City of Alhambra News - FY20-21 SB1 Street Rehabilitation Project Paving Work

The City contracted company, All American Asphalt (AAA), is working on the ongoing construction of the FY20-21 SB1 Street Rehabilitation Project. While concrete improvements continue (i.e., sidewalks and curb & gutter, ADA ramps, etc.) as part…

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LACDA Host Free COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Event in Alhambra - February 3, 2022

The Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA) is hosting a free COVID-19 vaccination event in Alhambra. Thursday, February 3, 2022 10:00 AM - 2:00PM LA County Development Authority Building at 700 W Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801.…

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City of Alhambra News: Water Service Lateral Installation Project, Jan. 24-28, 2022

Please be advised that city of Alhambra Utilities Department will be doing a water service lateral installation on 30 W Main Street, between Garfield Ave and First Street, from January 24 to 28, from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Traffic control will be…

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City of Alhambra News - FY20-21 SB1 Street Rehabilitation Project Paving Work

All American Asphalt (AAA), is working on the ongoing construction of the FY20-21 SB1 Street Rehabilitation Project. While concrete improvements continue (i.e., sidewalks and curb & gutter, ADA ramps, etc.) as part of this project, paving phase…

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Alhambra Homeless Count for Alhambra, CA

Volunteers are encouraged to sign up as teams of two or more. This will allow teams to stay in their Count Team Bubble with people you know. If you do not have teammates at this time, you are still welcome to sign up as an individual for the Count.…

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City of Alhambra News: Tips To Lower Natural Gas Bill

SoCal Gas customers may notice higher natural gas bills for the next few months due to the cold weather. Here are some info on what customers can do to reduce usage and lower your gas bill, and a link to a news story that addresses the issue. Here…

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City of Alhambra Federal Government Offers Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests

The federal government is launching a program to offer free covid-19 tests that can be shipped to your home. Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order four free at-home COVID-19 tests. Orders will usually ship in 7-12 days. Visit…

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City of Alhambra Arts and Cultural Events Committee Regular Meeting Agenda for January 19, 2022

I. ROLL CALL Brian Canseco-Chan, President Patti Sanchez, Vice President Ari Arambula, Commission Member Gail Hermano, Commission Member Maria Jimenez, Commission Member II. FLAG SALUTE III. APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF THE DECEMBER 15, 2021 REGULAR…

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City of Alhambra Planning Commission Regular Meeting Agenda January 18, 2022

Zoom Webinar direct link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82735405361 Webinar ID: 827 3540 5361 Date: Tuesday January 18, 2022 Location: Online Click here for More…

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Sewer Lift Station No.4 Replacement Project

Please be advised that Bonadiman Water, Inc. (BWI) will begin paving operations for the Sewer Lift Station No. 4 Replacement Project on Westmont Dr. from Valley Blvd. to Cabrillo Ave. in Alhambra on January 14, 2022, and will continue until the work…

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Transportation Commission Cancellation Notice for January 12, 2022

Click here to View the Transportation Commission Cancellation Notice for January 12, 2022

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News Flash City Offices Closed For New Year's Day for Alhambra,CA

City Offices Closed City Hall and the Customer Service Center are closed regularly on Fridays through the weekend. Normal business hours will resume on Monday, January 3, 2022, at 7:00am. Holiday Parking Relaxation: Overnight parking enforcement…

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