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Arboretum Yoga Instructor Offers Arcadians More than Exercise
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Arboretum Yoga Instructor Offers Arcadians More than Exercise

By Galen Patterson Twice a week, Arcadians gather in the arboretum, one of the few places in Los Angeles County where people can be engulfed in nature, to practice yoga. As the attendees are lead through the poses and breathing exercises, they are instructed by their yoga teacher, Brie Wakeland. Wakeland has been practicing yoga…

Rules and Guidelines of Flag Etiquette for Arcadians
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Rules and Guidelines of Flag Etiquette for Arcadians

One man’s quiet quest to ensure proper display. By Galen Patterson Flying the American flag involves more than just quietly displaying national patriotism, because the practice comes with an entirely separate series of rules known as flag etiquette, one such rule is lowering the flag to half-staff. The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) organization is…

Arcadia Prepares to Remember 9/11
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Arcadia Prepares to Remember 9/11

By Galen Patterson Arcadia Police Department and Fire Department will be having a memorial service on Tuesday, Sept. 11, at Fire Station 105. Fire Station 105 is located at 710 S. Santa Anita Ave., in Arcadia. The ceremony is open to the public, and both the fire department and the police department will meet at the flagpole…

Is the Growing String of Chinese Art Thefts OK?
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Is the Growing String of Chinese Art Thefts OK?

By Galen Patterson The heists appear to have begun in 2010, when a Swedish museum was broken into by professional burglars. The only items stolen throughout the entire museum were relics taken from China, over the course of the Swedish East India Company’s existence from the mid-1700s to the early 1800s. Soon after, a string…

An Interview With 49th District Assemblymember Ed Chau
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An Interview With 49th District Assemblymember Ed Chau

By Galen Patterson Recently, Arcadia Weekly talked with Assemblyman Ed Chau about his time in office as the 49th District Assemblymember. Currently, Ed Chau is pitted against Arcadian Burton Brink in the 2018 election cycle. Arcadia Weekly (AW): Mr. Chau, you have a background in law, could you elaborate more on that? Ed Chau (EC): Sure, I…

Arcadia Hosts World’s Largest Succulent and Cactus Show
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Arcadia Hosts World’s Largest Succulent and Cactus Show

By Galen Patterson The Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanical Gardens hosted the world’s largest succulent and cactus show. The show consisted of more than 1,200 succulents and cacti that were displayed as part of the competition. On the morning of Aug. 11, hundreds of plant enthusiasts streamed into the Arboretum to witness the placements…

Assemblymember Ed Chau Disrupts State Office
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Assemblymember Ed Chau Disrupts State Office

By Galen Patterson Forty-ninth District Assemblyman Ed Chau was escorted by security out of the Secretary of State’s office on March 8, 2018. In an official letter sent by Secretary of State Alex Padilla to Speaker of the California State Assembly Anthony Rendon, Assemblymember Chau entered the Elections Division of the Secretary of State’s Sacramento…

Q&A with Arcadian State Assembly Candidate Burton Brink
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Q&A with Arcadian State Assembly Candidate Burton Brink

  By Galen Patterson On a bright, Monday afternoon, Arcadia Weekly sat down in a dark, cool Matt Denny’s booth with 49th District of the State Assembly Candidate Burton Brink to talk about his campaign and upcoming election. Arcadia Weekly (AW): You have a background in law enforcement, when did you decide you wanted to…

Milwaukee Food Tour 2018
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Milwaukee Food Tour 2018

By Galen Patterson On a recent trip to “America’s Dairyland,” my sister Hanni expressed an extreme and undying interest in visiting her post-high-school home: Milwaukee. Having not spent much time in Milwaukee I agreed to go, as did her husband, twin sister and her spouse. To maximize nostalgic value and seize the absolute most out…

What’s Going on With Arcadia’s Lake Baldwin? Status Update
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What’s Going on With Arcadia’s Lake Baldwin? Status Update

Part 7: Status Update By Galen Patterson With a scattered tribe and no land to call their own, the Tongva are also fighting to be recognized by the U.S. government. As mentioned previously in the series, the Spanish Mission System in California incorporated native tribes into Christianity and thus removed many of the tribal names…

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