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An Arcadian Mother-Son Legacy
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An Arcadian Mother-Son Legacy

By Galen Patterson Mother’s Day has a way of making flowers appear. Perhaps the very nature of the seasonal change inspires humans to present their life-givers with an offering of renewal and beauty. This mother’s day, the Los Angeles County Arboretum held a locally-noteworthy event; a history lesson into the life and papers of Anita…

Arcadia Firefighter’s Association Holds Annual Pancake Breakfast
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Arcadia Firefighter’s Association Holds Annual Pancake Breakfast

Proceeds will go back to the community By Galen Patterson The Arcadia Firefighter’s Association hosted its Annual Pancake Breakfast on the morning of May 5 at Fire Station 106 in Arcadia. The event was staffed by members of the Arcadia Firefighter’s Association and a local Boy Scout Troop. 11 grills manned by 11 firefighters produced…

Mayoral Vote Delayed Pending Investigations of Nominee Sho Tay
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Mayoral Vote Delayed Pending Investigations of Nominee Sho Tay

Amundson retains Mayoral title until the delayed vote on June 5 By Galen Patterson City Council delays Mayoral decision 45 days in light of pending investigations of nominee Sho Tay. A crowd gathered around the entrance of the council chambers at Arcadia City Hall on the evening of April 24. Tables had been set up…

Tom Beck and Roger Chandler Re-Elected to City Council
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Tom Beck and Roger Chandler Re-Elected to City Council

By Galen Patterson At the end of a long and drawn out election, incumbent candidates Tom Beck and Roger Chandler have won the election. In District 2, Beck beat former councilmember and Mayor Bob Harbicht by nearly 100 votes. The final count put Beck at 1,080 votes and Harbicht at 982. In district 5, Chandler…

Why is Sho Tay Spending Campaign Money after being Appointed?
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Why is Sho Tay Spending Campaign Money after being Appointed?

        By Galen Patterson Mayor Pro Tempore Sho Tay was appointed by the City for an extended second term in office specifically because he was the only candidate from the 3rd district. One other 3rd district Arcadian had drawn papers, but had not submitted them. With the lack of any prospective write-in…

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