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Arcadia Firefighters Train for High Angle Rescue
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Arcadia Firefighters Train for High Angle Rescue

The Arcadia Fire Department conducted a total of 441 hours of training last week. Some of the subjects covered were: hose evolutions, ladder evolutions, ventilation techniques, salvage and overhaul techniques, tiller certification, defensive driving, engine company equipment, search and rescue, communications, EOC operations, records management, fire suppression tactics, power tools, hand tools, truck operations, emergency…

Denny’s Windmill Restoration Almost Complete
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Denny’s Windmill Restoration Almost Complete

Mid-November slated as tentative schedule for installation By Terry Miller It couldn’t happen at a better time of the year, this close to Thanksgiving. What’s happening, you say? Well, the famous Van De Camp windmill atop of what is now Denny’s in Arcadia will be up and running again thanks to the tireless efforts of…

Arcadia Crime Blotters: Oct. 14 – Oct. 20
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Arcadia Crime Blotters: Oct. 14 – Oct. 20

Oct. 14 Shortly before 2:42 a.m. an officer responded to the intersection of Santa Anita Avenue and Duarte Road regarding the activation of an Arcadia Police Department GPS tracker. Arcadia PD detectives had previously deployed bait packages to combat the increase in package thefts from residential areas. An investigation revealed two suspects had the stolen…

Arcadia Police Advise on Emergency Alerts
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Arcadia Police Advise on Emergency Alerts

Prolonged vibration notification? Unusual sounds coming from your cell phone? You may be receiving a Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) from an authorized government or public safety agency, the National Weather Service, or from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. The types of alerts may include: Extreme weather advisories. Other threatening emergencies in a…

Arcadia Council Takes Steps to Increase Public Safety
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Arcadia Council Takes Steps to Increase Public Safety

By Galen Patterson The Oct. 16 City Council meeting opened in the usual manner with an invocation, this time provided by Reverend Terry Keenan of the Santa Anita Church, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance led by City Clerk Gene Glasco. The city attorney spoke to the public about the contents of the previous closed…

Are You Wondering About Arcadia’s Famous Windmill?
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Are You Wondering About Arcadia’s Famous Windmill?

By Terry Miller We are too. Thanks to the tireless efforts of Mr. George Fasching, the famous windmill atop Denny’s will fly again soon. Just, when? We’re not yet sure. On Wednesday afternoon, June 29 last year, the idea of getting the iconic windmill turning again became a reality, only to be destroyed in a…

FPPC Finds ‘No Evidence of Intent to Conceal Information’ by Arcadia Councilmember Beck
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FPPC Finds ‘No Evidence of Intent to Conceal Information’ by Arcadia Councilmember Beck

By Terry Miller The Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) has concluded its investigation of Arcadia Councilman Tom Beck for alleged campaign violations related to timely reporting of contributor information in Arcadia’s municipal election. In doing so, the FPPC found absolutely no evidence of intent to conceal information. The complaint, originally filed by an unknown citizen…

Arcadia Sexual Assault Suspect Identified
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Arcadia Sexual Assault Suspect Identified

Warrant obtained for suspect’s arrest On Sept. 8 at approximately 8:42 p.m., an adult female was sexually assaulted while walking in the 2300 block of S. Santa Anita Avenue. The suspect approached the victim from the rear, grabbed her and forcefully moved her behind a hedge where he sexually assaulted her. The victim was ultimately…

Arcadia Crime Blotters: Oct. 7 – Oct. 13
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Arcadia Crime Blotters: Oct. 7 – Oct. 13

Oct. 7 Just after 6:30 a.m., an officer observed a vehicle illegally parked in a handicapped parking stall while patrolling the parking lot of the Extended Stay Hotel, 401 E. Santa Clara St. Further investigation revealed the vehicle displayed a fraudulent 2018 registration sticker, had expired registration, outstanding parking tickets and no proof of insurance….

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