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A Salute to the USPS and its Employees
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A Salute to the USPS and its Employees

By May S. Ruiz Benjamin Franklin appointed the first postmaster general in 1775 but it wasn’t until the passage of the Postal Service Act in 1792 that the post office department was created. In 1970, it became what we now know as the United States Postal Service (USPS). For all the noble purposes its creation…

Local Historian Says The Derby Holds Part of Arcadia’s Soul
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Local Historian Says The Derby Holds Part of Arcadia’s Soul

There has been much publicity and confusion about a proposed mixed-use development in Arcadia that could quite literally move The Derby restaurant. We asked a local historian for his thoughts on the history and possible relocation of the famous landmark. While the initial plans do not call for demolition, some in the community are fearful…

Face Time
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Face Time

People are finally wearing facemasks in public By Terry Miller Apple indeed has proved to be a little ahead of the curve, especially with their application known as FaceTime. Little did Tim Cook realize, however, just how important its name would become. From the beginning, the pandemic we know as COVID-19 has worried the world….

Local Health Care Professionals Speak About COVID-19
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Local Health Care Professionals Speak About COVID-19

Everywhere you look, there doesn’t seem to be any good news coming from the COVID-19 virus pandemic that has swept the globe. It’s all doom and gloom with no end in sight. But if you talk to those who are on the front lines, especially in the health care industry, you’ll find reasons for hope….

Colorado Street Bridge: History, Heritage and Hope
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Colorado Street Bridge: History, Heritage and Hope

By Terry Miller A new book, “Arroyo” by Chip Jacobs, has recently been published by Rare Bird Books. The novel has a heavy focus on one of Pasadena’s most iconic, mysterious and forlornly rather notorious structures. For decades, hundreds of people have leaped to their deaths 150 feet from the Colorado Street Bridge onto the…

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