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Arcadia Relay for Life Spreads Awareness of Cancer
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Arcadia Relay for Life Spreads Awareness of Cancer

On June 27, Arcadia held its 7th annual Relay for Life at the Santa Anita Racetrack. 531 Relay for Life participants took turns walking and running around the track for 24 hours—from 11 a.m. Saturday to 11 a.m. Sunday. At night, the teams slept in tents pitched around the racetrack. Volunteers provided free food, water,…

AHS Student Body President Earns Eagle Scout Rank
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AHS Student Body President Earns Eagle Scout Rank

Arcadia High School ASB President, Charles Peter Tsouvalas, 18, earns the rank of Eagle from Boy Scout Troop 174 of Temple City.  Tsouvalas completed four ten-day backpacking Sierra Treks including reaching the summit of Mt. Whitney in 2004.  Serving as the Senior Patrol leader for Troop 174 in 2008, the Troop’s four patrols received first…

New District Ranger for Angeles National Forest
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New District Ranger for Angeles National Forest

Bob Blount begins this month as one of three district rangers on the Angeles National Forest. In his new position, Blount will oversee operations on the Santa Clara-Mojave Rivers Ranger District, which stretches from Interstate 5 between Castaic and Pyramid Lake, east to Wrightwood, CA, on the north side of the San Gabriel Mountains. The…

Arcadia Municipal Workers Reduce City Budget Deficit
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Arcadia Municipal Workers Reduce City Budget Deficit

In response to the city’s concerning budget shortfall, Arcadia’s police officers, firefighters, and other municipal employees have conceded to reduce their annual salaries and forgo certain health benefits, a move that city officials hope will significantly reduce the deficit. Arcadia is not the first city to implement such a policy. In light of the state’s…

Arcadia Public Library to Host Adult Book Discussion
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Arcadia Public Library to Host Adult Book Discussion

Come join fellow readers and share your thoughts (or just listen in) about selected novels each month in a comfortable, relaxed environment. Arcadia Public Library 20 West Duarte Road, Arcadia, CA 91006 (southwest corner of Duarte Road and Santa Anita Avenue). This month’s book: Earth, Wind, Rain: A Novel by Caroline Paul. “Based on a…

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