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Have You Signed up for Alert Arcadia?
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Have You Signed up for Alert Arcadia?

The City of Arcadia’s mass emergency notification system, Alert Arcadia, enables the city to provide secure, reliable, and relevant information to residents in real-time during emergency situations. Sign up for Alert Arcadia to receive local emergency information and other important community messages via text messages, emails, and over the web. Messages may include safety alerts and…

Why Are Fewer Migratory Birds Visiting Arcadia’s Baldwin Lake?
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Why Are Fewer Migratory Birds Visiting Arcadia’s Baldwin Lake?

Arcadia’s Baldwin Lake could see great benefit from Proposition 3 and Measure W By Terry Miller According to birders at the Audubon Society, there used to be approximately 330 species of migratory birds landing each winter at Los Angeles County Arboretum’s Baldwin Lake. In recent years that number has dwindled so drastically that the lake,…

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 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…

Student-Made Murals Line Arcadia High’s Halls
Arts & Entertainment

Student-Made Murals Line Arcadia High’s Halls

By Arcadia Unified School District Digital Communications Intern Reiko Inoue The halls of Arcadia High School (AHS) are getting their annual makeover. Six new murals are being painted across the campus. While thousands of students and staff members walk by these artworks every day, not many may know about why they are there or the…

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
Crime

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…

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