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Saving Arcadia Sues City Over Controversial Two Story Home Proposal

Saving Arcadia Sues City Over Controversial Two Story Home Proposal

    By Katta Hules Saving Arcadia, the anti-mansionization group, is suing the City of Arcadia. The suit, which is over the controversial proposed two-story house at 1101…

Triple Digit Heat Prompts Red Flag Alerts Throughout SGV 

Triple Digit Heat Prompts Red Flag Alerts Throughout SGV 

    CAL FIRE has increased firefighter staffing in preparation for several days of Santa Ana winds and extreme fire conditions in Southern California. The National Weather Service has issued several “Red…

Arcadia Named Most Business-Friendly City Finalist

Arcadia Named Most Business-Friendly City Finalist

    The City of Arcadia was recently announced as an Eddy Awards finalist for Most Business-Friendly City by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) for…

Education

Department of Education Receives Seal of Biliteracy Honor

Department of Education Receives Seal of Biliteracy Honor

    The California Department of Education (CDE) recently received an award in Washington, D.C.,…

California Department of Education Releases New Information to Help Students in Foster Care

California Department of Education Releases New Information to Help Students in Foster Care

    The California Department of Education (CDE) recently released new information about the nearly…

AEF’s Bright Night Gala Returns

AEF’s Bright Night Gala Returns

    By Michael Tseng, AUSD Digital Communications Intern On Sept. 24, the Arcadia Educational…

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Monthly Highlight: Why Latina Stars Rule Hollywood

Monthly Highlight: Why Latina Stars Rule Hollywood

    By Mary Mcnulty Bucking a Hollywood trend, many of the highest-paid stars are Latinas. They are well known across all entertainment venues and have fans that…

Calendar: Sept. 29 to Oct. 5

Calendar: Sept. 29 to Oct. 5

    EDITOR’S PICK: Oktoberfest at the Santa Anita Race Track (Oct. 1 @ 12 p.m., Santa Anita Race Track, 285 W. Huntington Drive). Break out the lederhosen…

Backbeat Books Bass Guitar History Book Sets the Bar for Excellence

Backbeat Books Bass Guitar History Book Sets the Bar for Excellence

    Third Revised Edition of ‘The Bass Book’ Is Worth Its Weight in Gold By Terry Miller I love it when USPS delivers a new book from…

A Night to Honor Peggy Dark

A Night to Honor Peggy Dark

    Join us for a tribute to a very special friend and supporter of the LA County Arboretum on Sunday, Oct. 23. Thanks to Peggy Dark, founder…

Newcomers and Friends Invite Local Residents to October Events

Newcomers and Friends Invite Local Residents to October Events

  Arcadia and Pasadena – are you interested in meeting new people, making new friends, exploring well-known landmarks, and enjoying new activities? Newcomers and Friends of San Gabriel…

Oktoberfest Returns to The Great Race Place – Saturday, Oct. 1

Oktoberfest Returns to The Great Race Place – Saturday, Oct. 1

Break out the lederhosen, because this Bavarian bash is back! Join Santa Anita Park on Saturday, Oct. 1 for a trackside event that’ll have fans right in the…

Crime

Arcadia Police Blotters: Sept. 18 to 24

Arcadia Police Blotters: Sept. 18 to 24

    Sept. 18 Shortly before 2:06 a.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 1100 block of Fairview Avenue…

California Horse Racing Board Suspends Trainer’s License After Battery on Jockey Alex Solis

California Horse Racing Board Suspends Trainer’s License After Battery on Jockey Alex Solis

    At about 6:39 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 23, Arcadia officers responded to a battery call at the Santa Anita…

Citizen’s Arrest: Battery Suspect Detained at Santa Anita Race Track

Citizen’s Arrest: Battery Suspect Detained at Santa Anita Race Track

At about 6:39 AM, on Friday September 23, 2016, officers responded to a battery call at the Santa Anita Race Track.…

Arcadia Fire Department Blotters: Sept. 4 to 10

Arcadia Fire Department Blotters: Sept. 4 to 10

    Sept. 4 At 10:22 a.m., Truck 105 responded to a police investigation in the 100 block of West Live…

Business

Treasurer John Chiang Sanctions Wells Fargo Bank for Defrauding California Customers

Treasurer John Chiang Sanctions Wells Fargo Bank for Defrauding California Customers

    Calls for Overhaul of Banking Industry Wells Fargo’s admission that thousands of its bank employees opened over 2 million fraudulent consumer accounts is a legal…

Business Profile: Sonata Room

Business Profile: Sonata Room

    By Gus Herrera Since 1999, Laura Powell and Brandon Kwae have been teaching the art of dance to clients all throughout the San Gabriel Valley.…

Health

Methodist Hospital Receives Medicare’s Prestigious Five-Star Rating

Methodist Hospital Receives Medicare’s Prestigious Five-Star Rating

    Methodist Hospital of Southern California in Arcadia received a tremendous honor recently when Medicare awarded the hospital its five-star rating for providing high quality, safe,…

The Health Perks of Our National Parks

The Health Perks of Our National Parks

  Most Americans agree that spending time outdoors can enhance their physical and mental health. A recent online survey, conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Humana…

Arts & Culture

Tai Ji Men Conducts Cultural Exchanges Around the World

Tai Ji Men Conducts Cultural Exchanges Around the World

    Rich Martial Arts Performances Take Los Angeles by Storm Tai Ji Men Qigong Academy hosted a spectacular cultural feast, transcending space and time at Arcadia…

50th Anniversary of Tai Ji Men Qigong Academy

50th Anniversary of Tai Ji Men Qigong Academy

    ‘Tai Ji Culture, A Precious Treasure: Bringing Hope to the World’ Tai Ji Men Qigong Academy celebrates its 50th anniversary at Arcadia Performing Arts Center…

Sports

Wrona Set to Man Microphone for Santa Anita’s 2016 Fall Opener

Wrona Set to Man Microphone for Santa Anita’s 2016 Fall Opener

    There’s a new voice in town. Australian-born Michael Wrona, who was named the “Voice of Santa Anita” following a rigorous audition process this past winter,…

Arcadia Remains Undefeated After 10-0 Defensive Battle Against PHS

Arcadia Remains Undefeated After 10-0 Defensive Battle Against PHS

    By Christian Romo The Apaches and the Bulldogs proved Friday night that low scoring could mean high excitement. In a game that featured a combined…

Dining

Innis & Gunn Makes Its Mark on the US With a Beer Brewed With Truth Serum

Innis & Gunn Makes Its Mark on the US With a Beer Brewed With Truth Serum

    Company Sends Samples to Leading Presidential Candidates By Terry Miller Sometimes – every once in a while – an email really garners extra attention from…

Arcadia Chamber Presents Signature Event – Sept. 26

Arcadia Chamber Presents Signature Event – Sept. 26

    Taste of Arcadia and Business Showcase at Iconic LA Arboretum and Botanic Garden On Sept. 26, from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., the Arcadia Chamber of Commerce presents the annual Taste of Arcadia and Business…

Environment

Governor Brown Signs Nation’s Toughest Super Pollutant Restrictions Into Law

Governor Brown Signs Nation’s Toughest Super Pollutant Restrictions Into Law

    Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. recently signed SB 1383 by Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens), which establishes the nation’s toughest restrictions on destructive “super pollutants,”…

Governor Brown Signs Legislation to Support Communities Impacted by Climate Change

Governor Brown Signs Legislation to Support Communities Impacted by Climate Change

    Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. recently signed legislation that directs $900 million in cap-and-trade funds to greenhouse gas reducing programs that benefit disadvantaged communities, support…

Obituaries

In Memoriam: Floretta Adelaide Keith Lauber

In Memoriam: Floretta Adelaide Keith Lauber

    Floretta Adelaide Keith Lauber passed away peacefully in Arcadia, on Aug. 1, 2016. Born in Sierra Madre on June 18, 1926 to Helen Jewell Keith…

In Memoriam: Joseph E. Polk

In Memoriam: Joseph E. Polk

    Nov. 12, 1937 – July 28, 2016 Joseph Polk was born on Nov. 12, 1937 in Swoyersville, Pa. Polk’s parents were American-born children of Polish…

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