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Arcadia Offers Grants for Home Improvement
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Arcadia Offers Grants for Home Improvement

Arcadia homeowners interested in improving their property may be eligible for a grant to pay for certain improvements such as plumbing, electrical , energy efficient doors and windows, roofing, interior and exterior painting, termite inspection and repairs, accessibility modifications and more. To qualify, applicants must own the home, meet household income limits, must have resided…

UN Global Goals – Taiwan Can Help
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UN Global Goals – Taiwan Can Help

By Jaushieh Joseph Wu, Minister of Foreign Affairs Republic of China (Taiwan) The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted at the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly in 2015, set bold goals to shift the world onto a sustainable, resilient path. Here was also pledged the formation of a revitalized Global Partnership for…

Arcadia PD Officer to Teach Retired Teachers About Protection and Safety
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Arcadia PD Officer to Teach Retired Teachers About Protection and Safety

The California Retired Teachers’ Association #71 (CalRTA-SGV) luncheon meeting will take place on Friday, Oct. 12, at 11:30 a.m. at the Monrovia Community Center on 119 W. Palm Ave., Monrovia CA 91016. This is a change of location because of renovations at the customary meeting place in Arcadia, according to CalRTA-SGV At the meeting, members…

New Project Unveiled by AUSD
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New Project Unveiled by AUSD

By Staff Arcadia Unified School District (AUSD) introduced the new $7.5 million Facilities and Maintenance Yard Tuesday, which is the culminating project of the$218 million Measure I bond that spanned more than ten years. This school bond measure that was voted on and passed by the Arcadia community in 2006 was essential to renovating and…

Arcadia’s Baldwin Lake Makes History
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Arcadia’s Baldwin Lake Makes History

A “History Lives Here” marker was dedicated at Baldwin Lake last Thursday. The National Register of Historic Places lists the 1885 Queen Anne Cottage, matching coach barn, and nine surrounding acres worthy of recognition and protection. Four of the nine acres comprise Baldwin Lake. A special invitation-only reception was held to unveil the beautiful marker donated by…

Arcadia PD Seeking Information on Robbery
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Arcadia PD Seeking Information on Robbery

On Sept. 12 at approximately 10:22 p.m., a robbery occurred in the 800 block of South Golden West Avenue. The male victim was standing outside talking on his phone when he was confronted by two male suspects with handguns. The suspects stole the victim’s wallet, keys, camera and a designer bag before running south on…

Arcadia Crime Blotters: Sept. 9 – Sept. 15
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Arcadia Crime Blotters: Sept. 9 – Sept. 15

Sept.9 At approximately 12:15 p.m., officers were dispatched to the pharmacy inside Vons, 745 W. Naomi Ave., regarding a theft that had just occurred. An unknown male adult jumped over the counter and stole four bottles of Promethazine Codeine and fled the scene through the emergency exit. The investigation is ongoing. Just after 3 p.m.,…

Arcadia PD Reminds Drivers to Yield to Pedestrians
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Arcadia PD Reminds Drivers to Yield to Pedestrians

A common concern that comes to the attention of the Traffic Bureau is drivers failing to yield to pedestrians. Arcadia PD has seen serious pedestrian-involved collisions in the past and it is always a good time to remind drivers and pedestrians alike of safety precautions. Pedestrian actions, as well as drivers’ actions, are governed by…

Arcadia Police Seeking Sexual Assault Suspect
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Arcadia Police Seeking Sexual Assault Suspect

By Staff On Sep. 8, at approximately 8:42 p.m., an adult female victim was sexually assaulted while walking in the 2300 block of South Santa Anita Avenue. The suspect is described as follows: male Hispanic, in his mid-20s, 5-feet 6-inches tall, 140-150 pounds, with a shaved head, a long nose, and a distinct crossed left…

Arcadia Crime Blotters: Sept. 2 – Sept. 8
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Arcadia Crime Blotters: Sept. 2 – Sept. 8

Sept. 2 Shortly before 12:52 a.m., an officer responded to Gate 6 of the Santa Anita Race Track, 285 W. Huntington Drive, regarding a traffic accident. An investigation revealed a traffic collision occurred between the suspect vehicle and a parked vehicle. A male and female were located nearby and determined to be responsible for the…

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