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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…

Local Milliner Creates Spectacular Bespoke Hats
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Local Milliner Creates Spectacular Bespoke Hats

By May S. Ruiz Americans, as a rule, don’t typically wear hats the way they do sunglasses as a fashion accessory. However, if it were up to Cissy Li, all ladies would be wearing hats wherever they go, most especially to weddings and other stylish events. To advance her lifestyle philosophy, she started creating headwear…

Arcadia Resident Lucille Marie Strizzi Dances Into Her 100th Year
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Arcadia Resident Lucille Marie Strizzi Dances Into Her 100th Year

Family and friends of Lucille Marie Strizzi gathered at Vista Cove in Arcadia to celebrate Lucille’s 100th birthday on May 11, 2019. Strizzi was born in Cleveland, Ohio. She is the fourth child out of 5 children, born to Dominic and Cecelia Strizzi. She graduated from Immaculate Conception High School in Cleveland. After high school she became…

Elias ‘Lucky’ Baldwin’s Oakwood Hotel
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Elias ‘Lucky’ Baldwin’s Oakwood Hotel

By Carol Libby Elias Jackson Baldwin (Lucky), was an inventive businessman who never let anything get in his way to thwart his ideas and goals. When the great land boom of 1885-88 took over the nation, he saw an opportunity to make “a bundle” on his prime ranch property. Thus, 18 years before Arcadia became…

Baldwin Estate on Lake Tahoe’s Uncertain Future
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Baldwin Estate on Lake Tahoe’s Uncertain Future

By Galen Patterson Part 3 in a series. When Lucky Baldwin purchased the land at the southern-most tip of Lake Tahoe, he saved 8,000 acres of forest from being cut down. The Nevada mineral rush had caused a frenzy of clear cutting in the area but the private acquisition of the Baldwin Estate ensured that…

The Clara Baldwin Stocker Home
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The Clara Baldwin Stocker Home

By Galen Patterson Part 2: The Clara Baldwin Stocker Home  When Clara Baldwin Stocker died, she had mandated that her wealth be split into three sections. Her two children each received one-third of the estate, while the remaining third went into a trust fund. The trust fund money was to be used to help women…

Who Was Clara Baldwin Stocker?
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Who Was Clara Baldwin Stocker?

By Galen Patterson Part 1: Meet Lucky Baldwin’s other daughter At the time of Arcadia founder Elias “Lucky” Baldwin’s death, he had left a considerable fortune to his daughters, Anita May Baldwin and Clara Baldwin (Stocker). Anita went on to foster young artist’s careers, write poetry, music and a cookbook. She built Anoakia, which was…

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