Month: May, 2019

Community Forum on Arcadia’s Measure A Tonight at Santa Anita Park
News

Community Forum on Arcadia’s Measure A Tonight at Santa Anita Park

On March 5, 2019, the Arcadia City Council unanimously placed Measure A – a local ¾ cent sales tax measure on the June 4, 2019, All-Mail Ballot Special Municipal Election. If enacted by Arcadia voters, Measure A would provide locally-controlled funds to maintain public safety and other local services at current levels. Sponsored by the…

Arcadia Grows Plans to Make Transit Stops More Accessible
News

Arcadia Grows Plans to Make Transit Stops More Accessible

By Galen Patterson Arcadia’s City Council voted in favor of expanding plans to make public transit stops more disability friendly. In a unanimous vote at Tuesday evening’s City Council meeting, councilmembers decided to use available funds for larger scoped improvements. According to the staff report, in 2017 the City Council approved the use of $50,000…

The Arroyo Singers to Perform in Arcadia
Arts & Entertainment

The Arroyo Singers to Perform in Arcadia

The Arroyo Singers present “How Can I Keep From Singing,” a dynamic spring concert that will include musical works by both classical and contemporary icons such as Henry Purcell, Mozart, Handel, Leonard Bernstein, and Stephen Schwartz. The concert will be held on Saturday, June 1 at 4 p.m. at Church of the Good Shepherd United…

San Gabriel Valley Veterans Health Clinic Opens in Arcadia
News

San Gabriel Valley Veterans Health Clinic Opens in Arcadia

The Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) Monday officially opened the San Gabriel Valley Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC), the first Veterans clinic in the San Gabriel Valley in over eight years. The SGV CBOC, located at 7 W. Foothill Blvd. in Arcadia, will offer Veterans access to primary care, mental health care, telehealth, and basic…

25th Horse Euthanized at Arcadia’s Santa Anita Park
News

25th Horse Euthanized at Arcadia’s Santa Anita Park

After six weeks of racing and training, Santa Anita Race Track had its second equine death in less than a week when a horse was euthanized Monday. It was the 25th death of a horse since Dec. 26, 2018. The gelding, Spectacular Music, was taken off the course by the jockey and taken to the barns…

Arcadia High Seniors Bid Farewell With Words of Wisdom
Education

Arcadia High Seniors Bid Farewell With Words of Wisdom

By Arcadia Unified Digital Communications Intern Anya Yang With the end of the school year just around the corner, the Senior Men and Women (SMW) of Arcadia High School have decided to bid the Home of the Apaches a farewell through words of wisdom that can be shared for generations via a “Little Free Library.”…

Arcadia Resident Lucille Marie Strizzi Dances Into Her 100th Year
Featured

Arcadia Resident Lucille Marie Strizzi Dances Into Her 100th Year

Family and friends of Lucille Marie Strizzi gathered at Vista Cove in Arcadia to celebrate Lucille’s 100th birthday on May 11, 2019. Strizzi was born in Cleveland, Ohio. She is the fourth child out of 5 children, born to Dominic and Cecelia Strizzi. She graduated from Immaculate Conception High School in Cleveland. After high school she became…

Arcadia Crime Blotters: May 12 – May 18
Crime

Arcadia Crime Blotters: May 12 – May 18

May 12 Shortly before 1:31 a.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 500 block of Vaquero Road regarding a residential burglary report. Sometime between May 6th and May 12th, unknown suspects entered the residence by smashing a rear sliding glass door. The suspects ransacked the home and fled with jewelry and designer handbags….

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