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Arcadia Cops Nab Residential Burglars
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Arcadia Cops Nab Residential Burglars

Two adults and two juveniles arrested By Staff APD Dispatch received a call from a resident in the 300 block of Joyce Avenue, who advised their home was being broken into Monday. Officers responded to the area and observed two suspects fleeing from the rear yard of a residence and enter an awaiting vehicle. Officers…

In Arcadia, Parking is Such Sweet Sorrow
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In Arcadia, Parking is Such Sweet Sorrow

Arcadia Council approves proposed Downtown Development zoning changes By Terry Miller In an atypical turn of events, Mayor Pro Tem April Verlato recused herself from discussion on a couple of items involving Downtown Development near the Gold Line but did manage to participate in public comment on the matter which involves significant changes to some…

Taiwan Urges International Community to Resist China’s Demands
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Taiwan Urges International Community to Resist China’s Demands

By Abraham Chu, director general of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Los Angeles A recent statement from the White House calls on China to stop all demands and coercion on multinational companies, politically pressuring them to refer to Taiwan as “Taiwan, China” or “Taiwan Region, China,” which not only creates unnecessary misunderstanding, but…

What’s Going On with Arcadia’s Lake Baldwin?
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What’s Going On with Arcadia’s Lake Baldwin?

Part 6: The uncertain future of the Tongva By Galen Patterson With no land to call their own, the Tongva/Gabrielino tribe is scattered around California. Previous plans to build a casino and unify the tribe with jobs, land, and income have failed. The Casino Project on the Gabrielino/Tongva website is all but empty. Local resident…

Six Arcadia Police Recruits Graduate Rio Hondo Police Academy
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Six Arcadia Police Recruits Graduate Rio Hondo Police Academy

By Staff Six Arcadia Police recruits graduated with Class 206 of the Rio Hondo Police Academy on July 12. The recruits included Julius Santos, Dylan Morrill, Jose Robles Jr., Michael Isidro, Miguel Marquez, and Gio Capra. The recruits completed over 1,000 hours of training and instruction over 5 ½ months (Jan. 28 through July 12). Recruit Capra earned…

Arcadia Crime Blotters: July 8 – July 14
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Arcadia Crime Blotters: July 8 – July 14

July 8 Shortly before 7:16 a.m., an officer responded to the 100 block of East Huntington Drive regarding a stolen vehicle report. The victim stated his Toyota pickup truck was stolen from the location sometime between July 3 and July 8. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located. At approximately 2:17 p.m., an…

Red Cross in Arcadia Issues Urgent Call for Blood Donors
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Red Cross in Arcadia Issues Urgent Call for Blood Donors

Blood supply dwindles after donations lagged during Fourth of July holiday week An emergency blood shortage is prompting the American Red Cross to issue an urgent call for eligible donors of all blood types – especially type O – to give now and help save lives. The Red Cross escalated its call for blood and…

Local Record Breaking Heatwave is Far From Over
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Local Record Breaking Heatwave is Far From Over

By Alex Cordero The first heatwave of 2018 started off on Friday, July 6 and several local cities had record breaking temperatures. Triple digit temperatures were reported in cities like Monrovia, Woodland Hills, and Burbank. The excessive heat also caused several fires throughout California leading Governor Jerry Brown to declare a state of emergency in…

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