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Arcadia High Graduate Killed in Suicide Bombing in Afghanistan
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Arcadia High Graduate Killed in Suicide Bombing in Afghanistan

By Terry Miller An Arcadia High School graduate was among those killed in a suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan, this week, his family said Wednesday. Mano “Paul” Kamaleson, 55, had just returned to Kabul from a holiday break in Chicago with his family, where they lived before moving to Afghanistan, said his sister Ruth Loisel…

Arcadia Library Offers Spanish/English Storytimes
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Arcadia Library Offers Spanish/English Storytimes

Arcadia Public Library will debut a bilingual Spanish/English storytime on Thursday, Jan. 31, in the Jerry Broadwell Children’s Room. This monthly program is for 3 to 5-year-olds, featuring stories, songs, and activities in Spanish and English. The program will be offered Jan. 31, Feb. 21, and March 21, at 6:30 p.m. Each storytime lasts 30…

Who Will Be Arcadia’s Senior Citizen of the Year?
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Who Will Be Arcadia’s Senior Citizen of the Year?

Know a remarkable senior citizen in Arcadia? Well, the City of Arcadia Senior Services is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Senior Citizen of the Year. Nomination forms are available at the Arcadia Community Center (365 Campus Drive) and the Recreation Department office (375 Campus Drive). All nominees must: be 55-years-old or older. be a…

Pasadena Tournament of Roses Foundation Now Accepting Grant Applications
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Pasadena Tournament of Roses Foundation Now Accepting Grant Applications

New for 2019, three $25,000 grant awards The Pasadena Tournament of Roses Foundation (Foundation) is now accepting applications for its 2019 grant assistance program. Since its inception in 1983, the Foundation has invested over $3 million in more than 200 Pasadena-area organizations. The grant awards in 2018 totaled $200,000, which funded 33 organizations. The Foundation has…

Travelling Down History With ‘The Green Book’
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Travelling Down History With ‘The Green Book’

By Susie Ling and Roy Nakano The movie “Green Book” recently won a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture. The real “Green Book,” however, was a project of Victor H. Green, a postal worker in Harlem. Like Martin Luther King did years later, Victor Green pursued a dream, but for the travelling African-American motorists. The…

Let the Arcadia Library Help You Create a Capsule Wardrobe
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Let the Arcadia Library Help You Create a Capsule Wardrobe

Have a closet full of clothes, yet never know what to wear? The Arcadia Public Library has a class for you. On Thursday, Jan. 17, from 7-8:30 p.m., stylist and fashion expert Candace Hanna, of Style by Candace, will explain everything you need to know about curating and rocking a capsule wardrobe. For more information,…

Orchid Hobbyists Invite You to Monthly Meeting
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Orchid Hobbyists Invite You to Monthly Meeting

The San Gabriel Valley Orchid Hobbyists invites all fans of orchids to their Jan. 17 monthly meeting at the LA County Arboretum, located at 301 N. Baldwin Ave. in Arcadia. The meeting will take place in the Palm Room. Judging will begin at 7 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7:30 p.m. Refreshments will be provided. The…

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