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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…

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…

Arcadia PD Responds to Exhibition of Speed
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Arcadia PD Responds to Exhibition of Speed

On June 24 at approximately 1:20 a.m., officers from the Arcadia Police Department responded to the area of Duarte Road and Baldwin Ave. regarding numerous vehicles obstructing the intersection and driving recklessly. Officers were able to disperse the large crowd, which drove northbound on Baldwin Ave. and proceeded eastbound on the 210 Freeway. California Highway…

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

Part 3: The best is yet to come By Galen Patterson The Los Angeles County Arboretum can be thought of as a collection of snapshots from ages past. Beside Lake Baldwin sits Queen Anne’s Cottage, a preserved structure from the Baldwin Era of southern California, which began in the late 1800s and continued after the…

Resident and Police Chief Address Recent Arcadia School Lockdowns
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Resident and Police Chief Address Recent Arcadia School Lockdowns

By Terry Miller During City Council’s public comment period on Tuesday, resident David Fong described, in detail, a recent incident in which Highland Oaks School was put on lockdown while Arcadia Police searched for suspects in a residential robbery. Fong’s wife, a teacher at Highland Oaks, said the children were safe but Fong insisted that…

Arcadia Cops Nab Three Burglary Suspects
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Arcadia Cops Nab Three Burglary Suspects

By Staff Arcadia Police officers have taken multiple suspects into custody for felony charges including suspicion of residential burglary, all within the last few weeks. This serves as a reminder for all to remain vigilant and report suspicious activity as soon as you see it. If you see something, say something. On June 13, officers were…

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

Part 1: The history By Galen Patterson The Los Angeles Arboretum is home to many locally historic treasures. Original buildings from centuries ago, resurrected Native American structures, and peacocks rumored to be descended from the original exotic pets of local land baron Elias “Lucky” Baldwin to name a few. However, one such treasure lies deep…

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