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Arcadia Crime Blotters July 21-27
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Arcadia Crime Blotters July 21-27

July 21 Shortly before 9:05 a.m., an officer responded to 24 Hour Fitness, 125 N. First Ave., regarding a vehicle burglary report. Sometime between 7:50 a.m. and 9 a.m., the suspect smashed a front window and stole the victim’s tablet. A second vehicle burglary was reported from the same parking structure during the same time…

Arcadia Crime Blotters July 14-20
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Arcadia Crime Blotters July 14-20

July 14 Shortly before 6:55 a.m., officers responded to the Racetrack 76 gas station, 701 W. Huntington Drive, regarding a burglary report. Officers discovered unknown suspect(s) smashed the glass door, stole the register and keys, and fled undetected. No suspects were seen and no witnesses were located. At approximately 2:15 p.m., officers responded to the…

Arcadia Gets New Power Provider
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Arcadia Gets New Power Provider

Clean Power Alliance (CPA) is the new electricity generation provider for the City of Arcadia. CPA brings new locally controlled renewable power choices to the community. Arcadia has selected lean power as the default for all customers. Lean power provides 36% renewable energy at a 1-2% discount. Southern California Edison (SCE) will continue to provide billing and…

Retired Arcadia Police Chief Loses Battle With Prostate Cancer
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Retired Arcadia Police Chief Loses Battle With Prostate Cancer

  Chief Garner passed away Tuesday evening, July 16, after a long hard-fought battle with prostate cancer. Chief Garner had a distinguished law enforcement career, spanning over 30 years across three agencies, rising through the ranks to become the Deputy Chief at Beverly Hills Police Department and culminating as Chief of Police here in Arcadia.  Chief…

Summertime:  Shake and Bake
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Summertime: Shake and Bake

Recent earthquakes shake, rattle and roll residents with talk of ‘The Big One’ By Terry Miller There is little scientific evidence that the summer heat we’re experiencing and earthquakes are somehow related, however the so called Shake-and-Bake theory is very much alive, especially on the internet. There is even an “earthquake cake” resourceful bakers have…

Arcadia Bids Farewell to Board Members and Welcomes Newly Appointed
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Arcadia Bids Farewell to Board Members and Welcomes Newly Appointed

On the evening of July 16, Arcadia said farewell to several out-going commission members and the current director of the Arcadia Performing Arts Foundation. Maki Hsieh, the director of the Arcadia Performing Arts Foundation, was presented with a certificate of commendation for her work with the city. Hsieh is credited with bringing several big-name acts…

Arcadia Crime Blotters: July 7 – July 13
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Arcadia Crime Blotters: July 7 – July 13

July 7 Shortly before 12:52 a.m., an officer responded to the area of Santa Anita Avenue and Colorado Boulevard regarding the alert of a stolen vehicle in the area.  An investigation revealed the vehicle had been reported stolen by Burbank Police Department. The 22-year-old male driver from Arcadia was arrested and transported to the Arcadia…

Arcadia Must Reduce Water Use by 20% by 2020
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Arcadia Must Reduce Water Use by 20% by 2020

Arcadia summer watering days in effect Phase I Mandatory Water Conservation Prohibitions are currently in effect and applicable to all water customers: No lawn, landscape, or turf areas shall be watered or irrigated between the hours of 9 a.m.and 6 p.m. No lawn, landscape, or turf areas shall be watered or irrigated more than two days a week…

Immigration in America
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Immigration in America

Give us your tired… By Terry Miller In the over-the-top $1.7m Trump celebration of freedom in Washington last week, the very thing we cherish most is that which citizens of oppressed nations so desperately seek. It wasn’t so long ago when the poem on the Statue of Liberty, Emma Lazarus’s 1883 sonnet “The New Colossus”…

Arcadia Crime Blotters: June 30 – July 6
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Arcadia Crime Blotters: June 30 – July 6

June 30 Shortly before 12:30 a.m., an officer responded to the 300 block of East Huntington Drive regarding the activation of an Arcadia Police Department GPS tracker. Arcadia PD detectives had previously deployed decoy bicycles with tracking devices to combat the ongoing issue of bike thefts throughout the city. An investigation revealed a 29-year-old male…

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