Month: May, 2019

Graduates, How Would You Like to Pay for That Education?
Education

Graduates, How Would You Like to Pay for That Education?

By Terry Miller As we celebrate those who graduate this year, we are flummoxed by the out of control—the ridiculous—cost of higher education, or any education for that matter. Last week beaming graduates at Moorhouse college were shocked when Robert Smith, a billionaire investor and philanthropist, announced his family was setting up a grant to wipe out…

Downtown Arcadia Hosts Patriotic Festival
Arts & Entertainment

Downtown Arcadia Hosts Patriotic Festival

Featuring live music, food, entertainment, and fireworks The Downtown Arcadia Patriotic Festival promises to fill south First Avenue with the spirit of American Independence. This free event will feature dozens of vendors with handicrafts and food, along with live music, and fun activities for kids. The night will be capped off with fireworks in honor…

26th Horse Euthanized at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia
News

26th Horse Euthanized at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia

A 9-year-old horse named Kochees was the 26th horse to die at Santa Anita Race Track since the end of December. PETA Senior Vice President Kathy Guillermo issued a statement after the death of Kochees calling for all California race tracks to be suspended “until the ongoing investigation by the district attorney is complete and the new…

Summer at Arcadia Library Kick-Off Week for Children
Community

Summer at Arcadia Library Kick-Off Week for Children

On“It’s Showtime at Your Library” is this year’s theme for Summer at Your Library at Arcadia Public Library. Online  registration for the summer program begins on Saturday, June 1: anyone can register online by going to ArcadiaCA.gov/Library. Children under 12 can win prizes by reading anywhere from 100 to 500 cumulative minutes throughout the eight-week…

The Nation’s Killed in Action Honored This Memorial Day
opinion

The Nation’s Killed in Action Honored This Memorial Day

By Dr. Edward C. Ortell Citrus College Governing Board Member It’s difficult to imagine the impact on a family when they lose a loved one in combat. For those of us who lived in America’s heartland during WWII, sight of two Casualty Assistance Officers (CAOs) in dress uniform coming down a country lane meant only…

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