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Arcadia Fire Department Responds to Gold Line Train Fire
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Arcadia Fire Department Responds to Gold Line Train Fire

On Saturday, Aug. 19  At 4:50 a.m., Truck 105, Engine 105, Engine 106, Engine 107, Rescue Ambulance 105, and Battalion 105 responded to the Arcadia Gold Line Station on a reported train fire. Upon arrival, fire personnel found a Metro Gold Line train with smoke coming from the undercarriage of the first railcar. Train personnel…

New State Guidelines Will Improve Services for Students with Dyslexia
Education

New State Guidelines Will Improve Services for Students with Dyslexia

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced that the California Department of Education (CDE) posted new online guidelines to assist teachers and parents in identifying students with dyslexia and to plan, provide, evaluate, and improve education services. Dyslexia is a specific learning disability that is characterized by difficulties with accurate and/or fluent word recognition,…

DUI Training for Officers Takes on New Meaning after Proposition 64
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DUI Training for Officers Takes on New Meaning after Proposition 64

Impaired driving due to alcohol and drugs is a chronic problem that endangers public safety. With voter approval of Proposition 64, which in Nov. 2016 legalized adult recreational marijuana use in California, law enforcement officials began looking for new and novel ways to address the public safety issues. In Jan. 2017, District Attorney Jackie Lacey…

View the First Solar Eclipse In 99 Years In Style
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View the First Solar Eclipse In 99 Years In Style

Vistajet offers customers a rare viewing opportunity for an astounding $12,500 per hour VistaJet will be offering customers the opportunity to experience and observe the American Solar Eclipse, appearing for the first time in 99 years on Aug. 21. The coast-to-coast National Eclipse and astronomical phenomenon will be visible in the United States from approximately 10:15…

John Muir, From Yosemite to Arcadia
Arts & Entertainment

John Muir, From Yosemite to Arcadia

The Arcadia Public Library celebrates the 140th anniversary of John Muir’s first visit to Southern California with a special presentation on Aug. 26, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. by historian Ed Anderson on “John Muir, From Yosemite to Arcadia.” Mr. Anderson is an author, book collector, and Board member of the Arcadia Historical Society. This free…

Aug. 17 – Aug. 23
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Aug. 17 – Aug. 23

EDITOR’S PICK James Intveld Performance at the Arcadia Blues Club Saturday, Aug. 19 from 8:00 p.m. – 11:30p.m. (16 East Huntington Drive Arcadia, CA 91006) LA native country music artist and actor will be at the Arcadia Blues club to perform some of his own brand of rockabilly hits by Arcadia Blues Club – Red…

Apache Football Has Arrived
Sports

Apache Football Has Arrived

By Bradford Yau The first week of August signals a few different things. School is less than two weeks away, Apache Day registration is days away, and Arcadia High School (AHS) football training begins! AHS Football is known to be one of the most popular events that the school offers, as its students and parents…

Propanc Health Group Changes Name, Continues Cancer Research
Health & Fitness

Propanc Health Group Changes Name, Continues Cancer Research

The Australian-based biotech company, Propanc Health Group, which has been developing proprietary treatments for cancer patients suffering from solid tumors such as pancreatic, ovarian and colorectal cancers, has changed its name to Propanc Biopharma Inc. (OTCQB:PPCHD), according to its Board of Directors, who approved the corporate name change. “As a result of the company’s recent…

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