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Arcadia to Launch a Next Generation Website
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Arcadia to Launch a Next Generation Website

The City of Arcadia is rolling out an improved online experience for residents, businesses, and visitors on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019. Although the look, feel, and functions of the site are different, how you connect with the city will remain the same: ArcadiaCA.gov. Powered by Revize, one of the most exciting features on the new…

California Becomes First in the Country to Mandate That High Schools and Middle Schools Start Later in the Morning
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California Becomes First in the Country to Mandate That High Schools and Middle Schools Start Later in the Morning

The bill is based on over three decades of research on teen health, sleep patterns and brain chemistry By Terry Miller “Our kids win today as State Senator Anthony J. Portantino’s (D – La Cañada Flintridge) school start time bill SB 328 has been signed by Governor Gavin Newsom,” Portantino’s press release stated. Senator Portantino has been in pursuit of…

Arcadia Crime Blotters: Oct. 6 – Oct. 12
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Arcadia Crime Blotters: Oct. 6 – Oct. 12

Oct. 6 Shortly before 3:20 a.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 2200 block of South Sixth Avenue regarding a residential burglary and stolen vehicle report. The officer discovered the victim’s ex-girlfriend entered the victim’s home through an unlocked patio door, stole the ignition key to his vehicle, and stole the vehicle. The…

Man Charged With Kidnapping, Beating Ex-Girlfriend in Arcadia
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Man Charged With Kidnapping, Beating Ex-Girlfriend in Arcadia

An Arcadia man has been charged with beating the mother of his two children when she visited his home last month and then preventing her from escaping, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday. Robert Michael Mendez faces one count each of kidnapping and criminal threats and three counts of injuring a girlfriend…

Protests and Support at Santa Anita’s Gates
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Protests and Support at Santa Anita’s Gates

Exploring advocacy and activism at Santa Anita By Galen Patterson On opening day of racing at Santa Anita, protesters assembled at the main gates of the racetrack, armed with signs and garnering support for their respective causes. But what exactly are their causes? At a glance, one side spoke in favor of racing horses, while…

Arcadia Crime Blotters: Sept. 29 – Oct. 5
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Arcadia Crime Blotters: Sept. 29 – Oct. 5

Sept. 29 Shortly before 9:06 p.m., an officer responded to the 00 block of Campus Drive regarding a drunken person asleep in the area. The officer located the suspect, determined he was unable to care for himself due to being intoxicated, and the 50-year-old male from Azusa was arrested and transported to the Arcadia City…

Pasadena and Arcadia Doctors Settle in Medicare and Medicaid Fraud Case
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Pasadena and Arcadia Doctors Settle in Medicare and Medicaid Fraud Case

A Southern California-based ophthalmology group, its former CEO and several of its physicians have paid the United States and California $6.65 million to settle False Claims Act allegations that they defrauded public health care programs by billing for unnecessary eye exams, improperly waiving Medicare co-payments, and violating other regulations, the Justice Department announced Friday. Retina…

City Council Passes New Food Hall Plan for Downtown Arcadia
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City Council Passes New Food Hall Plan for Downtown Arcadia

Local business owner threatens lawsuit against the city. By Galen Patterson Council members voted 4-0 to pass a small food hall proposal at 33 W. Huntington Drive in Downtown Arcadia. The food hall will contain seven to eight different food vendors on the ground floor of a pre-existing building, while the upper floors will continue…

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