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First Annual Peacock Relays Coming to Arcadia

The first annual Peacock Relays will be taking place on July 11 at the Arcadia County Park. It begins at 3 pm, and all kids aged 13 and under and their parents are welcome to attend a free day of recreational relays, including water balloon tosses and wheelbarrow races. The purpose of the event is…

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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…

Great Evening for Orchestra and Audience at Arboretum
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Great Evening for Orchestra and Audience at Arboretum

The California Philharmonic Orchestra under music director-conductor Victor Vener offered top-notch performances in the opening concert of the orchestra’s 12th season at the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Gardens in Arcadia. Last Saturday, the evening was warm and delightful, the grounds of the Arboretum, beautiful, and the crowd both plentiful and eager to enjoy…

Arcadia Relay for Life Spreads Awareness of Cancer
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Arcadia Relay for Life Spreads Awareness of Cancer

On June 27, Arcadia held its 7th annual Relay for Life at the Santa Anita Racetrack. 531 Relay for Life participants took turns walking and running around the track for 24 hours—from 11 a.m. Saturday to 11 a.m. Sunday. At night, the teams slept in tents pitched around the racetrack. Volunteers provided free food, water,…

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