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Arcadia “host town” for the Special Olympics World Games 2015

Arcadia selected as an LA 2015 Host Town, providing culture, training and accommodations to international athletes in July 2015 The City of Arcadia and The Arcadia Chamber of Commerce announced today that the community has been officially selected to participate in the Special Olympics World Games “Host Town” program from July 21 – 24, 2015….

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Santa Anita offers great racing for May

Santa Anita Park’s first-ever Spring Meeting got underway on Friday, as the track presented an eight-race program with a twilight first post time of 3 p.m. The 40-day Spring Meet will feature a number of promotions and events, and the track will offer fans free Infield General Admission and parking through Gate 6 each weekend…

Arcadia’s Noriega heads to Tampa to play softball
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Arcadia’s Noriega heads to Tampa to play softball

She might be just 5-foot-3, but Stephanie Noriega is definitely a force to reckon with on the softball field. A senior shortstop for the Arcadia High softball team, Noriega has a chance to play softball in college in the Sunshine State with an offer to play at Hillsborough Community College in Tampa. That school then…

Arcadia High catcher says there’s no “I” in team
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Arcadia High catcher says there’s no “I” in team

If you want to talk baseball with Arcadia High catcher Michael Luna, it’s fun to do. Just don’t talk about him individually. It’s all about the team. Luna, though, is having a great season, hitting a solid .295 through last Friday. When asked about his year, he turned the answer around. “It’s going really well,”…

California Bears play on the Arcadia County Park Lawn Bowling Greens
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California Bears play on the Arcadia County Park Lawn Bowling Greens

Sunday, March 16th saw the lawn bowling ladies from around the southland assemble to do battle for the “California Bears” Trophy. There were eight teams of four ladies. The competition runs rather weirdly for those that aren’t familiar with lawn bowling. You have four ladies against four ladies. That’s a game called “Rinks” or “Fours.”…

California Bears play on the Arcadia County Park Lawn Bowling Greens
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California Bears play on the Arcadia County Park Lawn Bowling Greens

Sunday, March 16th saw the lawn bowling ladies from around the southland assemble to do battle for the “California Bears” Trophy. There were eight teams of four ladies. The competition runs rather weirdly for those that aren’t familiar with lawn bowling. You have four ladies against four ladies. That’s a game called “Rinks” or “Fours.”…

Arcadia’s Joey Harmon sticks to baseball
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Arcadia’s Joey Harmon sticks to baseball

-Courtesy Photo Everything was going well for Joey Harmon in the summer of 2012. He had just transferred to Arcadia High from South Pasadena High and was going to play quarterback and pitch for the Apaches. But then it happened. Harmon hurt his right knee during a scrimmage just before the football season started, had…

Arcadia American Little League opens 56th season
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Arcadia American Little League opens 56th season

On a perfect, sunny Southern California day, Arcadia American Little League opened its 56th season Saturday at Windsor Field, which in all those years never looked so good. With players, coaches, sponsors and city representatives on hand, another championship season began while AALL officially hoisted its two 2013 District 17 championship banners. In the first…

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Bulldogs’ take a bite out of Apaches

Tyrek Adams scored a game-high 19 points and teammate Ajon Efferson pitched in 14 points as the visiting Pasadena High boys’ basketball team fought off a stubborn squad from Arcadia High, 54-38, on Tuesday in a CIF Southern Section Pacific League game. Leading by just eight points, 34-26, late in the third quarter, the Bulldogs…

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Muir takes Arcadia to the cleaners

The Arcadia High boys’ basketball team opened the second half on the wrong end of a 15-5 run and fell to host Muir High, 59-41, on Tuesday night in the CIF Southern Section Pacific League opener.Trailing, 30-26, at halftime, the Apaches cut the lead to two points on a field goal by Brandon Hardy. However,…

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