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Hall Of Fame Superstar Trainer Bobby Frankel Dies

Hall of fame trainer Bobby Frankel, Santa Anita’s all-time leader by number of wins and a dominant force in American racing since the 1970’s, died early Monday at the age of 68, after waging a lengthy and very private battle with lymphoma. Frankel, who was born July 9, 1941, in Brooklyn, New York, passed away…

Kick Off Set for Gold Line Extension to Azusa
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Kick Off Set for Gold Line Extension to Azusa

A kick off for the extension of the Metro Gold Line from Pasadena out to Azusa has been set for this Saturday, November 21 at the site of the future Monrovia Gold Line Station in the historic Santa Fe Station at the Northwest corner of Myrtle Avenue and Duarte Road.  The family friendly celebration will…

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Arcadia Receives Federal Grant for Water Wells

The City of Arcadia had recently obtained a $242,500 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency. This money will help fund the construction of two new water wells that will replace existing wells at Camino Real and Longley Way providing improved safety and seismic reliability as well as a higher storage capacity. Since 1996 the City…

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Local Princess Launches New Book in Pasadena

  Last Sunday local authors Sarah Culberson and Tracy Trivas presented and signed their new book, “A Princes Found,” at Vroman’s Bookstore in Pasadena. Over the past two years Sarah Culberson’s story of the search for her biological parents, and the subsequent revelation of her royal heritage in Sierra Leone, Africa has garnered widespread national…

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Police Blotters

Arcadia PD For the period of Sunday, November 1, through Saturday, November 7, the Police Department responded to 974 calls for service of which 132 required formal investigations. The following is a summary report of the major incidents handled by the Department during this period. Sunday, November 1: 1. A traffic stop was initiated at…

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Police Blotters

Arcadia PD For the period of Sunday, October 25, through Saturday, October 31, the Police Department responded to 916 calls for service of which 119 required formal investigations. The following is a summary report of the major incidents handled by the Department during this period. Sunday, October 25: 1. An auto burglary occurred at 24-Hour…

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La Salle High School Open House November 15

La Salle High School will open its doors to the community, prospective students and their families on Sunday, November 15, 2009, from 1:00pm to 3:30pm. La Salle is a Catholic, co-ed, college preparatory high school and is located at 3880 East Sierra Madre Boulevard, in northeast Pasadena. Faculty, administrators and students will be available for…

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Breeders’ Cup Friday Attendance Increases 20% Over Last Year

Attendance for Breeders’ Cup Championship Friday at Santa Anita Park increased by 20% over Championship Friday last year as 37, 651 were on hand today for the nine-race card that included six Breeders’ Cup World Championships races. Attendance on Championship Friday in 2008 was 31,257. The common-pool handle for the nine races was $48,439,458 a…

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Arcadia Police Blotter

For the period of Sunday, October 18, through Saturday, October 24, the Police Department responded to 900 calls for service of which 113 required formal investigations.  The following is a summary report of the major incidents handled by the Department during this period. Sunday, October 18: 1. A suspect entered an unlocked vehicle and stole…

Earline Mountjoy
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Earline Mountjoy

I was lucky to get to know Earline Mountjoy. I say I was lucky in that she was not an easy person to get to know, not that she was unpleasant. Quite the opposite. Earline was a quiet person who was content to be a supporter of the things she loved rather than the star….

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