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Arcadia Couple Faces Court Hearing for Stealing $12 Million
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Arcadia Couple Faces Court Hearing for Stealing $12 Million

By Monica Sanchez On Wednesday Oct. 4, 2017, an Arcadia couple had to go to a court hearing after being accused of stealing $12 million from investors through their various businesses. According to the SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) complaint, “The Chens offered and sold securities in two projects under the federal EB-5 immigration program…

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department on High Alert Following Las Vegas Mass Shooting
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Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department on High Alert Following Las Vegas Mass Shooting

Shortly after the Las Vegas shooting began, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) was notified of the incident and immediately activated the Department Operations Center (DOC). Sheriff Jim McDonnell reached out to Las Vegas Sheriff Joe Lombardo and offered the LASD’s immediate assistance with the ongoing incident. Initial reports indicated there were multiple shooters,…

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Male Dead, Woman Injured in Vehicle Shooting on Santa Anita in Arcadia

Originally published Sept. 28, 2017 @4:40 p.m. / Last updated Sept. 28, 2017 @5:19 p.m. UPDATE Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau detectives are responding to the intersection of Santa Anita Avenue & St. Joseph Street, Arcadia, to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of a male adult and the wounding of a female adult….

Arcadia Crime Blotters: Sept. 17 – Sept. 23
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Arcadia Crime Blotters: Sept. 17 – Sept. 23

Sept. 17 At about 11:56 a.m., an officer responded to Jack in the Box, 166 East Live Oak Avenue, regarding a welfare check on a male subject who was screaming. The officer contacted two subjects and an investigation revealed a 49-year-old male from Arcadia was in possession of drug paraphernalia. He was cited, transported by…

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New Development and Businesses in Downtown Arcadia

By Peter Amundson During discussions a decade ago for “The Shops at Santa Anita,” a proposed Rick Caruso development on the Santa Anita Park parking lots, I saw how Arcadian’s yearned for a lively downtown to call their own. While the Shops at Santa Anita development never came to be, the businesses and property owners…

LASD Slams FOX News for Defamation
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LASD Slams FOX News for Defamation

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) is demanding an immediate public apology and retraction from the FOX Broadcasting Company and associated networks for their defamatory use of a photograph of LASD Commander Steven D. Katz. FOX incorrectly identified him as a detective involved in the investigation of the death of Christopher Wallace (Biggie) in…

Schiff, Colleagues Send Letter to California Textbook Publishers Urging Inclusion and Expansion of Armenian Genocide Education
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Schiff, Colleagues Send Letter to California Textbook Publishers Urging Inclusion and Expansion of Armenian Genocide Education

Recently, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) announced that, along with seven of his California delegation colleagues, he wrote to major publishers of social studies and history textbooks in California to urge them to include additional information and context about the Armenian Genocide. In 2014, Governor Brown signed AB 1915, requiring the Armenian Genocide to be incorporated…

District-based Elections Coming Soon to Arcadia
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District-based Elections Coming Soon to Arcadia

By Monica Sanchez On Sept. 19, Arcadia City Council held a public hearing to allow citizens to voice their concerns about the proposed maps for the inevitable district-based elections coming soon to Arcadia. This is the fourth public hearing that the city council held about the transition to district-based elections as the city council prepares…

Arcadia Cops Nab Bicycle Thief with the Aid of GPS
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Arcadia Cops Nab Bicycle Thief with the Aid of GPS

Shortly before 1:34 p.m. on Sept. 10, an officer responded to the Santa Anita Mall (400 South Baldwin Ave.) regarding an activation of an Arcadia Police Department GPS tracker. Arcadia PD detectives had previously deployed decoy bicycles with tracking devices to combat the increase in bike thefts throughout the city. An investigation revealed a 54-year-old…

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Pasadena Ph.D. Candidate Files Suit Against Trump Administration Regarding DACA

“Dreamers Case” is the first lawsuit from 6 DACA beneficiaries By Terry Miller In a 46-page Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief filed Sept. 18, a Pasadena Ph.D. student, along with several other plaintiffs, filed a civil case against the Trump administration regarding the decision to phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program,…

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