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Conditional Approval for Arcadia rEWMP Project Area
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Conditional Approval for Arcadia rEWMP Project Area

By Susan Motander The reaction to that headline should have been a resounding “What?”.  This is an important issue as it may affect your taxes and water rates. But first, you will need a few explanations and definitions. An Enhanced Watershed Management Plan is an EWMP (pronounced E-Wimp – appropriately).  An rEWMP is a revised EWMP…

Arcadia City Council Hears Public Concerns Over Historic Preservation
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Arcadia City Council Hears Public Concerns Over Historic Preservation

By Galen Patterson Many Arcadians voiced their opinions on the matter at the City Council meeting on the evening of Feb. 19. Marcello Vavala, a member of The Los Angeles Conservancy, a county-wide non-profit organization focused on educating and promoting historic preservation within the county, told the city that in his professional opinion, the proposed…

Arcadia Man is Guilty of Attempted Murder and Mayhem
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Arcadia Man is Guilty of Attempted Murder and Mayhem

A 25-year-old man has been found guilty of brutally stabbing his 18-year-old girlfriend in Temple City two years ago, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today. A jury found Matthew Fay Echauri of Arcadia guilty last week of four felony counts: one count of attempted murder, one count of mayhem, two counts of…

Arcadia Police Advises ‘Don’t Tailgate in Wet Weather’
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Arcadia Police Advises ‘Don’t Tailgate in Wet Weather’

“Following Too Closely” is the technical definition for tailgating. Unfortunately, this is a term that is all too often used in collision reports as the “Primary Collision Factor.” Maintaining distance between vehicles while driving is one main key to preventing collisions. Even the best driver, with great reaction time, still takes a moment to perceive the…

Structure Fire in Arcadia Reveals Indoor Marijuana Cultivation Site
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Structure Fire in Arcadia Reveals Indoor Marijuana Cultivation Site

By Isabelle Cruz The Arcadia Police Department responded to the 300 block of Walnut Ave. at approximately 5:39 a.m. on Jan. 30, 2019, to investigate the report of a structure fire. Upon arrival, officers observed a rear garage type structure fully engulfed in flames. The Arcadia Fire Department and assisting agencies extinguished the flames. No…

Sierra Madre Officials Ask for Help from Arcadia at City Council Meeting
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Sierra Madre Officials Ask for Help from Arcadia at City Council Meeting

By Galen Patterson Arcadia’s City Council meeting on Feb. 5 explored a possible partnership between Arcadia and its neighboring community, Sierra Madre. Former mayor/councilmember of Sierra Madre, Glen Lambden came to the council with a plea about measure 11a on the agenda, conducting a feasibility study for the provision of Fire Response Services to the…

Pacific Coast Highway Closed Due to Flooding
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Pacific Coast Highway Closed Due to Flooding

North and south-bound lanes on Pacific Coast Highway are closed due to flooding with mud and debris flow. Crews are working in the area to clear the roadway for commuters. Commuters should consider using alternate routes. The highway will only be opened to residents with an Identification card.The public is reminded to stay vigilant on…

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