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5th District Supervisorial Race Heats Up in the Courtroom
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5th District Supervisorial Race Heats Up in the Courtroom

    Donald Trump Opposition Sparks Writ in 5th District Race By Terry Miller Los Angeles County Supervisor candidate Kathryn Barger filed a petition for writ of mandate against Registrar-Recorder Dean Logan and fellow supervisorial candidate Darrell Park last Monday. The writ takes issue with statements in Park’s candidate statement that reference his opposition to…

Arcadia Couple Celebrate 65 Years of Wedded Bliss
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Arcadia Couple Celebrate 65 Years of Wedded Bliss

    Bob and Shirley Willson of Arcadia celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with family and friends at the ever-popular Matt Denny’s. The couple was married on Aug. 10, 1951 at Church of Good Shepherd in Arcadia. Bob worked as a technical glassblower for Beckman Instruments and DuPont, before opening his own business in 1980 –…

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I’m Not Your Mother!

By Von Raees, Publisher On Aug. 22, 1996 we published the first issue of the Arcadia Weekly. It was an exciting and anxious time for us. The following week, while we worked in our single-room office on First Avenue in Arcadia, we had a visitor. A tall, elegant woman with the air of a powerful…

Coming to America
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Coming to America

    Miller’s Immigration (Part Two) By Terry Miller The first thing to know about immigration is that it is a very long, drawn-out process. In my case, I came over with my family from England under what was then known as an “I” Visa, granted to foreign nationals who are journalists. So for my…

Police Blotters: July 17 to 23
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Police Blotters: July 17 to 23

    July 17 At about 4 p.m., officers responded to Nordstrom, 400 S. Baldwin Ave., regarding a report of fraudulent activity. An investigation revealed the suspects were planning to make a large purchase using fraudulent credit cards with stolen account information. The suspects were contacted and found to be in possession of fraudulent cards…

Keeping the Coyotes Away
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Keeping the Coyotes Away

    By Katta Hules  Coyotes are becoming a problem in Arcadia. Individual animals and packs are being sighted with more frequency, causing concern. “Coyotes roaming the streets ha[ve] been a problem for decades in Arcadia,” says Mayor Tom Beck. Beck has experienced coyotes firsthand. “I walk a lot, so I observe coyotes walking down…

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