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Firefighters Bring Hope to Homeless in Arcadia

Firefighters Bring Hope to Homeless in Arcadia

  By Katta Hules In addition to their traditional equipment, Arcadia Firefighters are now carrying Hope Packages for the homeless on their rigs. “A Hope Package is a…

FPPC May Fine Arcadia’s Disgraced Former Mayor John Wuo for Failure to Report Earnings From GemCoins

FPPC May Fine Arcadia’s Disgraced Former Mayor John Wuo for Failure to Report Earnings From GemCoins

  The FPPC -Fair Political Practices Committee – may be about to slap a $2,000 fine on former Arcadia Mayor John Wuo for his failure to report certain financial rewards garnered from his participation…

Once Again, Verizon’s Cell-Tower Appeal Postponed

Once Again, Verizon’s Cell-Tower Appeal Postponed

  By Katta Hules The public hearing about the proposed communication facility at the Church of the Transfiguration has been postponed. “Verizon Wireless has asked for an extension…

Education

November College Search Guide

November College Search Guide

  The road to college By May S. Ruiz The onset of cooler temperatures and…

AHS Student Recognized for Impressive Leadership Roles and Internships

AHS Student Recognized for Impressive Leadership Roles and Internships

  In the spirit of November and the soon approaching holidays, Skillify recognizes a local…

High Point Academy Uses Recent Election as a Teaching Opportunity

High Point Academy Uses Recent Election as a Teaching Opportunity

  By May S. Ruiz While all of America went to the polls last week…

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Joe and Elizabeth Talamo Welcome Baby Vincent to the Family

Joe and Elizabeth Talamo Welcome Baby Vincent to the Family

      By Jacob Bigley The Talamo’s had a busy weekend, to say the least. Joe, a 26 year old Jockey from Louisiana, was preparing Saturday morning…

For Good

For Good

    By Darlene Papa, Lifeline for Pets My last article, “Not Good Enough?” was about the difficulty of getting easy special needs pets adopted. Now, I wish…

Arcadia Weekly Calendar: Nov. 10 – Nov. 16

Arcadia Weekly Calendar: Nov. 10 – Nov. 16

Editor’s Pick:     The Seventh Annual Presentation of Returning Soldiers Speak (Nov. 11 @ 6:30 p.m., The Legion Club of Pasadena, 131 N. Marengo Ave.). “An Evening…

Arcadia Weekly Calendar: Nov. 3 – Nov. 9

Arcadia Weekly Calendar: Nov. 3 – Nov. 9

  Editor’s Pick 2016 Breeders’ Cup World Championships (Nov. 4 @ 2:25 p.m. to 4:35 p.m., Santa Anita Race Track, 285 W. Huntington Drive) Don’t miss your opportunity…

John Cleese & Eric Idle Are Coming to You

John Cleese & Eric Idle Are Coming to You

  Still together again, Britain’s living legends of comedy, John Cleese and Eric Idle, announce a second round of North America dates; this time taking on the Western…

Kick off the Breeders’ Cup With a Salute to Zenyatta

Kick off the Breeders’ Cup With a Salute to Zenyatta

  She brought the crowds to their feet, amazed fans of all ages, and continues to be one of the most famous race horses of all time. Arcadia…

Crime

Arcadia Police Nab Bicycle Thief via GPS

Arcadia Police Nab Bicycle Thief via GPS

  The Arcadia Police Department is committed to reducing property crimes by taking a proactive approach to catch criminals as they…

Arcadia Police Blotters: Nov. 13 – Nov. 19

Arcadia Police Blotters: Nov. 13 – Nov. 19

  Nov. 13 Shortly before 6:32 p.m., an officer responded to Albertsons, 298 E. Live Oak Ave., regarding a shoplift report.…

Arcadia Police Blotters: Nov. 6 – Nov. 12

Arcadia Police Blotters: Nov. 6 – Nov. 12

  Nov. 6 Shortly before 7:38 p.m., an officer responded to Sephora at the Santa Anita Mall, 400 S Baldwin Ave.,…

Arcadia Police Blotters: Oct. 30 – Nov. 5

Arcadia Police Blotters: Oct. 30 – Nov. 5

  Oct. 30 Shortly before 2:06 a.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Las…

Business

Arcadia in the Running for Most Business Friendly City

Arcadia in the Running for Most Business Friendly City

  By Katta Hules Arcadia was a finalist for the Most Business Friendly City Award from the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) this year. Though…

Sierra Madre Music

Sierra Madre Music

  By Emily G. Peters Sierra Madre Music is making a mighty musical impact with the help of its owners, award-winning musicians Almer Imamovic and Dr. Jessica…

Health

Free Community Forum – Student Resiliency

Free Community Forum – Student Resiliency

  Horacio Sanchez, a well-known leader in mental health and resiliency, will be the keynote speaker for the Arcadia Unified School District annual Community Forum/Family Engagement Night…

What You Can Do to Prevent Breast Cancer

What You Can Do to Prevent Breast Cancer

  Every year, 1.3 million women across the globe are diagnosed with breast cancer. Breast cancer awareness is high, but the primary focus of research is on…

Arts & Culture

October Art Column (10/20/16 Issue)

October Art Column (10/20/16 Issue)

By Jeff Davis The new Hawthorne Art Complex (“HAC”) is having an Open Studio party on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. There will…

Mosaic Mural Behind Vromans Honors Filmmakers, Actors and Dancers Who Got Their Start in Pasadena

Mosaic Mural Behind Vromans Honors Filmmakers, Actors and Dancers Who Got Their Start in Pasadena

  By Terry Miller A stunning new art project conceived by Kenton Nelson will greet you next time you meander your way to the back parking lot…

Sports

Monrovia and Arcadia Draw Boys Soccer Opener

Monrovia and Arcadia Draw Boys Soccer Opener

By Christian Romo The favored Wildcats dominated midfield possession and outshot the Apaches 22-7, but missed opportunities and a late offside call kept the two rivals even.…

Arcadia and Westridge Both Fall in Second Round of CIF Playoffs

Arcadia and Westridge Both Fall in Second Round of CIF Playoffs

  By Christian Romo Elsinore 3-1 Westridge After defeating Monrovia in a five-set classic Saturday night, the visiting Westridge Tigers (25-6) lost in the Division 4 CIF…

Dining

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,…

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…

Environment

LA Arboretum – Tree Identification With Dr. Turney

LA Arboretum – Tree Identification With Dr. Turney

  Jerry Turney is back for his second Tree ID class of the Fall. He has a different set of 20 trees to cover this Saturday. Do…

Do You Care About Real Estate?

Do You Care About Real Estate?

  C.A.R. Releases 2017 California Housing Market Forecast The Arcadia Association of REALTORS® reports that following a dip in home sales in 2016, California’s housing market will…

Obituaries

Carolyn Dorothy (Johnson) Rowe

Carolyn Dorothy (Johnson) Rowe

  Dec. 25, 1918 – Oct. 19, 2016 Carolyn (Carol) Dorothy Rowe, 97 years old passed away peacefully of natural causes on Oct. 19, 2016 in the…

They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?

They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?

  Iconic Track Photographer, Bill Mochon, Passes Away Bill Mochon would have been 75 years old on Columbus Day. His family , friends and photo colleagues held…

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