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A New Officer Is Ready to Protect and Serve Arcadia
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A New Officer Is Ready to Protect and Serve Arcadia

Officer Sergio Machado was honored last week during a ceremonial badge pinning after successfully completing his 18-month probationary period. Although an officer is field ready and sent to a patrol team on their own after training, completing probation is a milestone in their career. Officer Machado graduated from the LASD Academy Class #419 as the…

Man Found Guilty of Attempted Murder in Arcadia
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Man Found Guilty of Attempted Murder in Arcadia

Facing 29 years in prison By Staff A jury has found a 20-year-old man guilty of slashing his teenage ex-girlfriend’s throat two years ago, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced. Deputy District Attorney Presciliano Duran said Jason Scott Gustin of Azusa was found guilty of attempted murder and mayhem in case GA099518. The…

Arcadia Named One of the Safest Cities in California This Year
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Arcadia Named One of the Safest Cities in California This Year

By Hansol Hwang Arcadia is ranked 44th safest city in California this year, according to “50 Safest Cities in California for 2018,” a report recently released by SafeWise. In order to produce these rankings, analysts at SafeWise reviewed the FBI’s crime statistics and population data for 2016, which is the most recent information, according to…

Beware: Health Inspector Imposters in Arcadia
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Beware: Health Inspector Imposters in Arcadia

Scam artists posing as health inspectors are targeting restaurants in Arcadia and across Los Angeles County trying to gain financial advantage by manipulating food facility owners. An environmental health specialist (“health inspector”) should always: – Present a county issued photo identification card. – Present a county issued business card on request. – Direct the owner…

Arcadia’s Mayor Pays Tribute to Cherry Liu
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Arcadia’s Mayor Pays Tribute to Cherry Liu

Arcadia City Council’s Oct. 2 meeting was adjourned Tuesday night in honor of Cherry Liu, 50, who was murdered by her estranged husband Aug. 1, who then turned the gun on himself in the murder-suicide. Liu was a long-time resident and volunteer for the City of Arcadia and frequently acted as an interpreter for city…

Arcadia PD Offer a Safe Meet Up Spot for Internet Sales
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Arcadia PD Offer a Safe Meet Up Spot for Internet Sales

Buying and selling items on the internet has become popular and easy to do with the abundance of mobile apps available today. The Arcadia PD recently designated an Internet Exchange “Meet Up” spot in the station parking lot. The lot has video surveillance and is adjacent to the police station in the southwest corner of…

Arcadians Qualify for Electric Lawn Mower Rebate
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Arcadians Qualify for Electric Lawn Mower Rebate

The South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) offers a year-round electric lawn mower rebate program for residents of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. Residents can purchase a new, cordless electric lawn mower, scrap their old gas mower and receive a rebate check based on the purchase price of the newly purchased…

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…

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…

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