Galen Patterson

Arcadia Stake Celebrates America
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Arcadia Stake Celebrates America

By Galen Patterson The annual Celebrate America choral performance took place on June 23, in the Arcadia Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The welcoming ceremony began with Bishop Mike Miller of the Arcadia Stake graciously thanking his guests for their attendance, while the audience sat in silence. With the presentation…

What’s Going on with Arcadia’s Lake Baldwin?
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What’s Going on with Arcadia’s Lake Baldwin?

Part 3: The best is yet to come By Galen Patterson The Los Angeles County Arboretum can be thought of as a collection of snapshots from ages past. Beside Lake Baldwin sits Queen Anne’s Cottage, a preserved structure from the Baldwin Era of southern California, which began in the late 1800s and continued after the…

What’s Going on with Arcadia’s Lake Baldwin?
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What’s Going on with Arcadia’s Lake Baldwin?

Part 2: The plan By Galen Patterson The Lake Baldwin project is one of several projects included in what is called an “enhanced watershed management plan,” according to management analyst in the Public Works department for the city of Sierra Madre, James Carlson. The larger plan involves a good portion of the northern San Gabriel…

What’s Going on with Arcadia’s Lake Baldwin?
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What’s Going on with Arcadia’s Lake Baldwin?

Part 1: The history By Galen Patterson The Los Angeles Arboretum is home to many locally historic treasures. Original buildings from centuries ago, resurrected Native American structures, and peacocks rumored to be descended from the original exotic pets of local land baron Elias “Lucky” Baldwin to name a few. However, one such treasure lies deep…

Arcadia Lights Beacon for Lost Servicemen in the War in Vietnam
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Arcadia Lights Beacon for Lost Servicemen in the War in Vietnam

Memorial Champion and City Clerk Gene Glasco named Congressional Volunteer of the Year by Congresswoman Chu  By Galen Patterson Two days before the nation recognized the fallen servicemen of America’s past, City Clerk Gene Glasco was in the park at the heart of Arcadia; paying yet another tribute to the fourteen Arcadian servicemen who became…

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…

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