Terry Miller

How Do We Communicate in the Digital Age?
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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…

School Shootings Surge Stirs SRO Concerns
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School Shootings Surge Stirs SRO Concerns

15 violent school shootings have been recorded this year By Terry Miller Last week in Denver, a few miles away from Columbine High, yet another mass shooting took place at a STEM school. One student died trying to save his fellow students and eight others seriously injured. The police responded very quickly to the numerous…

Lee Shimmin Honored by Arcadia Rotary Club, City Council
Community

Lee Shimmin Honored by Arcadia Rotary Club, City Council

By Terry Miller The community motto for the City of Arcadia is “Community of Homes” but it really should be “Community of Volunteers.” Ask anyone in town and you’ll probably find them offering time for something, someone, and somewhere. Volunteerism is a quality Arcadia residents take very seriously. Hundreds of volunteers spend thousands of hours…

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