Terry Miller

Wildfires: Year Round Threat to California
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Wildfires: Year Round Threat to California

By Terry Miller Just when is fire season in California? The experts will tell you that fire season’s now a year-round threat, at least in California. Firefighters put their lives on the line to save ours on a daily basis. When fires start, our first responder firefighters are always ready to fight Mother Nature’s wrath…

Metro’s Arcadia Paid Parking Lot Half Empty
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Metro’s Arcadia Paid Parking Lot Half Empty

By Terry Miller A well-known local attorney and former mayor, Jim Helms, Jr., looked out of his office window Friday and was shocked to see that the top parking level at the Gold Line parking structure was virtually empty. “Metro said that the Arcadia parking structure was over crowded, so they put a $3 parking…

How Do We Communicate in the Digital Age?
Featured

How Do We Communicate in the Digital Age?

Context of communications like emotions and nonverbal cues are often neglected By Terry Miller Thousands of years ago, human beings communicated exclusively through spoken languages. Communities were small and nomadic. Gradually, people developed writing skills, creating a more permanent form of communication. As a result, folklore and oral tradition transitioned into literature. The invention of…

Arcadia Residents Pass Measure A by Significant Majority
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Arcadia Residents Pass Measure A by Significant Majority

By Terry Miller Arcadia’s Measure A, a three-quarter cent sales tax increase, passed with an impressive 63.94 percent of the vote in Tuesday’s mail in vote. On March 5, 2019, the Arcadia City Council unanimously placed Measure A – a sales tax measure – on the June 4, 2019 Special Election ballot. Measure A will…

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…

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

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