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Santa Anita Park Announces 2018-19 Winter Meet Opening Day
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Santa Anita Park Announces 2018-19 Winter Meet Opening Day

Santa Anita Park, which will open for its 82nd Winter Meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 26, has announced its Winter Meet Stakes Schedule, which will include a total of 60 added money races, highlighted by 34 graded stakes (eight of them Grade I), through Sunday, April 7.  (Santa Anita’s complete Spring Stakes Schedule will be released at a later…

Transient Confesses to Starting Two Arson Fires in Arcadia
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Transient Confesses to Starting Two Arson Fires in Arcadia

A 28-year-old male transient confessed to starting two fires in Arcadia and was recently arrested, according to Arcadia PD. Just before 9:30 p.m. on Nov. 9, an officer was dispatched to the 400 block of East Santa Clara Street regarding an arson investigation. The Arcadia Fire Department was on scene and had extinguished a fire…

Donate Blood in Arcadia, Monrovia and Pasadena to Help Blood Shortages
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Donate Blood in Arcadia, Monrovia and Pasadena to Help Blood Shortages

Severe blood shortage: Red Cross issues immediate call for blood and platelet donations The American Red Cross is facing a severe blood shortage and urgently needs blood and platelet donors to give now to avoid delays in lifesaving medical care for patients. Volunteer blood drive hosts are also critically needed to prevent the shortage from worsening this winter. During…

Arcadia First Responders Help in Deadly California Fires
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Arcadia First Responders Help in Deadly California Fires

Woolsey Fire has claimed two lives and injured three firefighters By Terry Miller with Reports from CalFire While the recent rash of devastating fires has not directly hit the San Gabriel Valley, the effects are nevertheless felt deeply by all of us – especially the staggering loss of life and property as well as untold…

Arcadia Fire Department Responds to 114 Incidents
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Arcadia Fire Department Responds to 114 Incidents

The Arcadia Fire Department (AFD) responded to a variety of emergency calls during the week of Oct. 28 – Nov. 3. During this period AFD responded to 114 incidents. The majority of those incidents, 79 total, were for rescue and emergency medical services. The second most common incidents were good intent calls, 14, followed closely…

Arcadia Crime Blotters: Nov. 4 – Nov. 10
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Arcadia Crime Blotters: Nov. 4 – Nov. 10

Nov. 4 At approximately 1:30 a.m., officers responded to the parking lot of Westfield Santa Anita, 400 S. Baldwin Ave., regarding a physical altercation in progress. A male and female were seen arguing when the female slapped the male across his face pulling his earring from his ear. The 22-year-old female from Los Angeles was…

Arcadia Venue Sued for Copyright Infringement
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Arcadia Venue Sued for Copyright Infringement

ASCAP takes legal action against 12 venues nationwide The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) announced recently that it has filed 12 separate copyright infringement actions against bars and restaurants nationwide, arising out of the unauthorized public performance of its members’ copyrighted musical works. One of the infringing venues is Knockouts Gentlemen’s Club in…

Results in the State Assembly District Race Representing Arcadia
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Results in the State Assembly District Race Representing Arcadia

Arcadia residents will continue to be represented in the California Assembly by incumbent Assemblymember Ed Chau. Chau, a Democrat, has won the 49th District over Republican, and fellow Arcadian, Burton Brink. Chau was first elected in November 2012 to represent the 49th. The results were not very surprising as Chau bested Brink by 38 point…

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