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Q&A with Arcadian State Assembly Candidate Burton Brink
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Q&A with Arcadian State Assembly Candidate Burton Brink

  By Galen Patterson On a bright, Monday afternoon, Arcadia Weekly sat down in a dark, cool Matt Denny’s booth with 49th District of the State Assembly Candidate Burton Brink to talk about his campaign and upcoming election. Arcadia Weekly (AW): You have a background in law enforcement, when did you decide you wanted to…

Two Shot to Death Wednesday Morning on Sunset Boulevard in Arcadia
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Two Shot to Death Wednesday Morning on Sunset Boulevard in Arcadia

LASD says crime initially looks like a murder suicide By Terry Miller Approximately at 8:15 a.m. on Wednesday morning, the Arcadia Police Department received a 9-1-1 call regarding gun shots fired at an apartment complex on the 800 block of Sunset Boulevard in Arcadia According to Lt. Derrick Alfred from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s…

Arcadia Crime Blotters: July 22 – July 27
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Arcadia Crime Blotters: July 22 – July 27

July 22 Shortly before 3:07 a.m., an officer responded to 24 Hour Fitness, 125 N. First Ave., regarding a vehicle burglary report. An investigation revealed an unknown suspect smashed the front passenger window and stole the victim’s backpack and wallet. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located. July 23 Just after 12:21 a.m.,…

What’s Going on With Arcadia’s Lake Baldwin? Status Update
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What’s Going on With Arcadia’s Lake Baldwin? Status Update

Part 7: Status Update By Galen Patterson With a scattered tribe and no land to call their own, the Tongva are also fighting to be recognized by the U.S. government. As mentioned previously in the series, the Spanish Mission System in California incorporated native tribes into Christianity and thus removed many of the tribal names…

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…

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