Arcadia Weekly

Arcadia’s Baldwin Lake Makes History
News

Arcadia’s Baldwin Lake Makes History

A “History Lives Here” marker was dedicated at Baldwin Lake last Thursday. The National Register of Historic Places lists the 1885 Queen Anne Cottage, matching coach barn, and nine surrounding acres worthy of recognition and protection. Four of the nine acres comprise Baldwin Lake. A special invitation-only reception was held to unveil the beautiful marker donated by…

Learn to Cook Delicious Meals <br/> with the Instant Pot in Arcadia
Lifestyle

Learn to Cook Delicious Meals
with the Instant Pot in Arcadia

Cookbook author and Instant Pot expert Laurel Randolph will discuss her most recent book, “The Instant Pot No-Pressure Cookbook,” at the Arcadia Public Library’s Cay Mortenson Auditorium Sept. 22 at 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. She will also offer a live cooking demonstration and answer questions about the Instant Pot. Those who attend will learn…

Lifeline for Pets: Two’s Company
Columns

Lifeline for Pets: Two’s Company

Are you looking for the sweetest, cutest twosome ever? Look no further than our brother/sister duo, Parker and Charlotte, who are about one year old. They were first adopted several months ago, but were recently returned to Lifeline for Pets due to on-going travel plans of the owner. They are almost identical tabbies, with snow…

Job Offers Are Like Buses
Columns

Job Offers Are Like Buses

By Angela Copeland The title of my column today may sound a bit confusing. It comes from one of my own mentors. Years ago, when I was finishing graduate school in California, I spent a significant amount of time searching for the right job. I would go to job fairs and networking events as if…

Arcadia PD Seeking Information on Robbery
Crime

Arcadia PD Seeking Information on Robbery

On Sept. 12 at approximately 10:22 p.m., a robbery occurred in the 800 block of South Golden West Avenue. The male victim was standing outside talking on his phone when he was confronted by two male suspects with handguns. The suspects stole the victim’s wallet, keys, camera and a designer bag before running south on…

Writing an Outstanding College Application Essay Is Not Enough
Education

Writing an Outstanding College Application Essay Is Not Enough

By Lucy Benton, Guest Contributor Of course, your college application essay is not enough to get accepted. Just look at Harvard’s 2018 admission statistics: out of 39,506 applicants, only 2,000 got accepted. Clearly, not only your application essay is at play here. College admission is a holistic process that involves a lot more than meets…

Arcadia Crime Blotters: Sept. 9 – Sept. 15
Crime

Arcadia Crime Blotters: Sept. 9 – Sept. 15

Sept.9 At approximately 12:15 p.m., officers were dispatched to the pharmacy inside Vons, 745 W. Naomi Ave., regarding a theft that had just occurred. An unknown male adult jumped over the counter and stole four bottles of Promethazine Codeine and fled the scene through the emergency exit. The investigation is ongoing. Just after 3 p.m.,…

Lisa Yang Appointed Red Cross <br> Ambassador to Arcadia
Community

Lisa Yang Appointed Red Cross
Ambassador to Arcadia

  “The San Gabriel Pomona Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross Los Angeles Region is pleased to announce the appointment of Lisa Yang as Ambassador to the City of Arcadia,” said Veronica Garcia Davalos, executive director of the SGPV Chapter. “As such, she will act as liaison between the city and Red Cross, helping to better…

Arcadia PD Reminds Drivers to Yield to Pedestrians
News

Arcadia PD Reminds Drivers to Yield to Pedestrians

A common concern that comes to the attention of the Traffic Bureau is drivers failing to yield to pedestrians. Arcadia PD has seen serious pedestrian-involved collisions in the past and it is always a good time to remind drivers and pedestrians alike of safety precautions. Pedestrian actions, as well as drivers’ actions, are governed by…

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