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Big Band Show Makes Big Bang
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Big Band Show Makes Big Bang

Kudos to Sally Baldwin, president of the SGVMT, for the success of the fabulous Big Band Show at the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse, Saturday, June 13th. The show had everything – music, dancing and singing. I’m a big fan of Richard Allen and his 17-piece orchestra. Special guests and donors were invited to a champagne…

AHS Student Body President Earns Eagle Scout Rank
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AHS Student Body President Earns Eagle Scout Rank

Arcadia High School ASB President, Charles Peter Tsouvalas, 18, earns the rank of Eagle from Boy Scout Troop 174 of Temple City.  Tsouvalas completed four ten-day backpacking Sierra Treks including reaching the summit of Mt. Whitney in 2004.  Serving as the Senior Patrol leader for Troop 174 in 2008, the Troop’s four patrols received first…

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Alleged Gunman Escapes Arcadia Police Standoff

On the evening of June 21, the Arcadia Police Department responded to an urgent 911 call reporting a gunman in an Arcadia home, only to discover after a seven-hour standoff that the alleged suspect had already vacated the premises. Around 10:50 p.m. Sunday, police received a call from a resident of the 1700 block of…

New District Ranger for Angeles National Forest
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New District Ranger for Angeles National Forest

Bob Blount begins this month as one of three district rangers on the Angeles National Forest. In his new position, Blount will oversee operations on the Santa Clara-Mojave Rivers Ranger District, which stretches from Interstate 5 between Castaic and Pyramid Lake, east to Wrightwood, CA, on the north side of the San Gabriel Mountains. The…

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Arcadia Municipal Workers Reduce City Budget Deficit

In response to the city’s concerning budget shortfall, Arcadia’s police officers, firefighters, and other municipal employees have conceded to reduce their annual salaries and forgo certain health benefits, a move that city officials hope will significantly reduce the deficit. Arcadia is not the first city to implement such a policy. In light of the state’s…

Arcadia Municipal Workers Reduce City Budget Deficit
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Arcadia Municipal Workers Reduce City Budget Deficit

In response to the city’s concerning budget shortfall, Arcadia’s police officers, firefighters, and other municipal employees have conceded to reduce their annual salaries and forgo certain health benefits, a move that city officials hope will significantly reduce the deficit. Arcadia is not the first city to implement such a policy. In light of the state’s…

Free Summertime Concerts in the Park
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Free Summertime Concerts in the Park

Starting June 24, Concerts in the Park will be held each Wednesday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. in Temple City Park, through Sept. 2. The concerts are free. Beverages and snacks are available for purchase. Country, classic rock and music from all decades will be presented in a family setting. Temple City Park is…

Arcadia Public Library to Host Adult Book Discussion
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Arcadia Public Library to Host Adult Book Discussion

Come join fellow readers and share your thoughts (or just listen in) about selected novels each month in a comfortable, relaxed environment. Arcadia Public Library 20 West Duarte Road, Arcadia, CA 91006 (southwest corner of Duarte Road and Santa Anita Avenue). This month’s book: Earth, Wind, Rain: A Novel by Caroline Paul. “Based on a…

Hospital Receives $4 Million Gift for ER
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Hospital Receives $4 Million Gift for ER

Last week, philanthropists Tom and Bea Hollfelder have made a $4 million gift to The Campaign for Methodist Hospital. To date, this is the largest outright gift made by individual donors in the hospital’s 106 year history. “In our opinion, Methodist Hospital is a very well-run organization that is looking toward the future and is…

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