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Two Young Arcadia Women Selected to be on 2010 Rose Court
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Two Young Arcadia Women Selected to be on 2010 Rose Court

Natalie Innocenzi and June Ko were two of seven girls selected to be on the Royal Court this for the upcoming Tournament of Roses Parade. The two young women hail from Arcadia but attend different schools. Natalie attends La Canada Flintridge Sacret Heart Academy and June attends Arcadia High. Arcadia has a long history of…

Our Next Young Computer Wiz: Dadrian Tran
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Our Next Young Computer Wiz: Dadrian Tran

Temple City’s Dadrian Tran loves “The Simpsons,” and if this shared love (obsession) of ours’ were reason enough to give him a new computer, it surely would have been good enough for me. But of course, there are better reasons why this bright eighth grader from Oak Ave. Elementary chose to send us an essay…

20th Annual Crystal Ball to Benefit Methodist Hospital
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20th Annual Crystal Ball to Benefit Methodist Hospital

CAP/ Crystal Ball Co-Chairs Jill Boli and Patty Wondries have been working diligently with their energetic committee of volunteers to make this year’s ball more vibrant than ever. Organizers Promise Entertaining Evening of Fun, Friends and Fundraising For the past 19 years, the Crystal Ball, benefiting Methodist Hospital of Southern California, has been noted as…

Hall of Fame Jockey Ismael “Milo” Valenzuela Dies at 74
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Hall of Fame Jockey Ismael “Milo” Valenzuela Dies at 74

Longtime Arcadia Resident was Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes Winner Horse Racing legend Ismael Valenzuela, better known as Milo through his 30 year career as a jockey, passed away Sept, 2, 2009 from heart and kidney failure. Milo, who is a 2008 National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame inductee and a recipient of…

Week Three Computer Giveaway Winner!
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Week Three Computer Giveaway Winner!

This week’s winner of the Beacon Media/Priceless Computer Back to School Giveaway was Jacky Kwok, a seventh grader from First Avenue Middle School in Arcadia. Jacky’s essay was one of the most creative – and downright fun to read – that we’ve received since the contest began in early August. Jacky’s parents were happy to…

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