Tag: safety

Arcadia PD Reminds Drivers to Yield to Pedestrians
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Arcadia PD Reminds Drivers to Yield to Pedestrians

A common concern that comes to the attention of the Traffic Bureau is drivers failing to yield to pedestrians. Arcadia PD has seen serious pedestrian-involved collisions in the past and it is always a good time to remind drivers and pedestrians alike of safety precautions. Pedestrian actions, as well as drivers’ actions, are governed by…

Arcadia Jiu-Jitsu Academy Defends Against Bullying
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Arcadia Jiu-Jitsu Academy Defends Against Bullying

By Jackie Contreras In an air-conditioned space on Huntington Drive, 17 kids did sit ups, pushups, and other warm-up exercises. With the quote “mind is gravity” written above them on a wall, the children carried on despite the intense heat outside. ZR Team Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Arcadia held Anti-Bullying Week last week with classes dedicated…

How Safe Is Uber? It Depends on Gender
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How Safe Is Uber? It Depends on Gender

  It’s shorthand for the potential danger faced by women using app-based, ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft. And if you’re already dismissing how dangerous it can be, you’ve obviously missed the rash of headlines like these from across the country. “Uber Driver Charged With Rape Ordered Held After Dangerousness Hearing” (Boston Globe, August 2016)….

Free Drinking Water Lead Testing at California Public Schools
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Free Drinking Water Lead Testing at California Public Schools

  State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced that public schools can receive free testing for lead in drinking water under a new state program. The State Water Resources Control Board, in cooperation with the California Department of Education (CDE), recently required all community water systems to test school drinking water upon request by school…

City Encourages Neighbors to Band Together for Safer Streets
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City Encourages Neighbors to Band Together for Safer Streets

  Interested in connecting with you neighbors, exchanging ideas and sharing information? Arcadia has a great way for you to do just that!   The City of Arcadia has a long history of encouraging neighborhood interaction and communication. We believe that knowing the people who live near us makes for stronger neighborhoods, and oftentimes results…

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Rattlesnake Season is Here: Message from the Arcadia Fire Dept.

Rattlesnake season is here and anyone living or walking in the hilly areas should be extra careful of these poisonous snakes. Rattlesnakes are easily identified by their broad, triangular heads, narrow necks, relatively heavy bodies and multiple bands of rattles on their tails. Like all cold-blooded animals, rattlesnakes prefer cool and shady places. They are…