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$20K Reward Offered in Arcadia Senior Citizen Homicide Investigation
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$20K Reward Offered in Arcadia Senior Citizen Homicide Investigation

The Board of Supervisors is offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the apprehension and/or conviction of the suspect(s) responsible for the heinous murder of Chyong Jen Tsai, a 76-year-old Arcadia woman. On Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at approximately 7 a.m., Arcadia Police Department officers were dispatched to the 300 block of East Forest Avenue…

Arcadia Crime Blotters: April 7 – April 13
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Arcadia Crime Blotters: April 7 – April 13

April 7 Shortly before 6:17 p.m., officer responded to the 00 block of Wheeler Avenue regarding the activation of an Arcadia Police Department GPS tracker. Arcadia PD detectives had previously deployed bait equipment to combat the increase in construction site thefts. Officers located the 59-year-old male from Santa Monica and the stolen property. The suspect…

Arcadia Blotters: March 31 – April 6
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Arcadia Blotters: March 31 – April 6

March 31 Shortly before 4:51 a.m., officers responded to the activation of an Arcadia Police Department GPS tracking device at a construction site in the 00 block of Wheeler Avenue. An investigation revealed unknown suspect(s) attempted to steal a piece of equipment containing the tracking device but failed and fled emptyhanded. The investigation is ongoing….

Social Media Has Found a New Demographic – Senior Citizens
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Social Media Has Found a New Demographic – Senior Citizens

By Terry Miller We’ve all seen millennials glued to their smart phones as they’re driving, crossing the street or even on a date. Yes, the smartphone has indeed changed young peoples’ lives. However, the young have now been outnumbered by their parents and grandparents, especially when it comes to Facebook use. According to the well-respected…

Arcadia Murder Victim Identified
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Arcadia Murder Victim Identified

Originally posted April 9 at 12:39 p.m. / Updated April 10 at 9:30 a.m. / Updated April 10 at 4:20 p.m. LASD seeking victim’s stolen 2005 Lexus By Terry Miller Sheriff’s homicide detectives continue to investigate what they deem as a “suspicious death” at a home on the 300 block of East Forest Avenue in…

Arcadia Recreation and Community Services Addresses Safety of Participants
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Arcadia Recreation and Community Services Addresses Safety of Participants

By Isabelle Cruz, Editorial Intern Director of Arcadia’s Recreation and Community Services Sara Somogyi ensures the public that the safety and well-being of recreation participants is a top priority. Following the events on March 27, when the Arcadia Recreation and Community Services Department received information of suspicious physical contact between one of their part-time employees…

Arcadia Adopts Historic Preservation Ordinance
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Arcadia Adopts Historic Preservation Ordinance

On April 2, 2019, the Arcadia City Council adopted a Historic Preservation Ordinance, a first for the City of Arcadia and marking an important step in the identification and preservation of historic buildings throughout the City. The Ordinance represented the culmination of several years of community engagement and involvement. The project began in 2015 with…

Arcadia Joins Lawsuit Seeking to Stop Cannabis Delivery
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Arcadia Joins Lawsuit Seeking to Stop Cannabis Delivery

The City of Arcadia has joined 24 local agencies in a lawsuit against the California Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) after a recent decision that allows commercial delivery of cannabis in California, including in cities that have regulated or banned commercial marijuana. The lawsuit, filed by attorneys at Churchwell White LLP, seeks to invalidate recent…

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