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Arcadia Crime Blotters: July 1 – July 7
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Arcadia Crime Blotters: July 1 – July 7

July 1 July 1 shortly before 1:50 a.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 1100 block of Fairview Avenue regarding a vandalism report. The victim stated an unknown suspect threw a lemon at their window causing the window to break. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located. July 2 July 2…

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

Editor’s Note: In last week’s newspaper, reporter Galen Patterson inadvertently stated that Baldwin Lake contains blue-green algae. According to Arboretum’s CEO Richard Schulhof, trained county personnel had just finished testing Baldwin Lake last week and determined “Baldwin Lake has no blue-green algae at present, nor is there any evidence that has had blue-green algae at any…

Arcadia’s Summer Watering Schedule
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Arcadia’s Summer Watering Schedule

By Staff Now through October 31, the allowed outdoor irrigation days in Arcadia are Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays before 9 a.m. and after 6 p.m. The best time to irrigate your lawn is early morning or late evening. Avoid irrigating your lawn during the middle of the day through the late afternoon when heat and evaporation…

Arcadia Joins Clean Power Alliance of Southern California
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Arcadia Joins Clean Power Alliance of Southern California

By Staff Arcadia City Council decided to join the Los Angeles Community Choice Energy Authority — later renamed the Clean Power Alliance of Southern California, late last year. Clean Power Alliance is a Community Choice Aggregation organization currently made up of 31 member jurisdictions in Los Angeles and Ventura Counties that will purchase electricity for sale to their…

California State Superintendent Speaks Out on Family Separation Crisis
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California State Superintendent Speaks Out on Family Separation Crisis

Calif. State Public Instruction joins lawsuit against the Trump administration challenging its practice of refusing entry for asylum seekers State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson released a statement Friday on the Trump administration’s policy of separating families seeking asylum from human rights abuses, violence, and crime. “I am saddened and angered by the treatment…

Last Two Weeks of Arcadia Slurry Seal Project
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Last Two Weeks of Arcadia Slurry Seal Project

The City of Arcadia awarded the contract to Roy Allan Slurry Seal, Inc. for the 2017-18 Annual Slurry Seal Project.  Slurry work started on June 11 and is anticipated to be completed by July 27. There will be days during the project that various streets and/or alley ways will be closed to all vehicular and pedestrian traffic. Please note that…

Arcadia Crime Blotters: June 24 – June 30
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Arcadia Crime Blotters: June 24 – June 30

June 24 Shortly before 1:28 a.m., officers responded to the area of Baldwin Avenue and the 210 Freeway regarding a group of reckless drivers. The officer conducted an enforcement stop on one of the vehicles for speeding. The 20-year-old male from Los Angeles was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City Jail for booking. At…

Largest Mixed-Use Property Taking Shape in Arcadia
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Largest Mixed-Use Property Taking Shape in Arcadia

Construction for Pacific Plaza in Arcadia on Duarte Road and the corner of First Avenue is well underway. The largest mixed-use property in the city of Arcadia will provide unique residential and retail opportunities. The size of Pacific Plaza is estimated at 200,000 square-feet and stands three stories tall. As a mixed-use property it will…

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

Part 4: What could have been a legitimate threat By Galen Patterson NOTE: This story has been changed from its original form. Arcadia citizen Stan Raddon has lived across from the Los Angeles County Arboretum for 46 years. “I have watched the degradation of Lake Baldwin,” says Raddon. Read Related: What’s Going on With Arcadia’s…

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