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Upper District Marks Historical Milestones at Oath of Office Ceremony
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Upper District Marks Historical Milestones at Oath of Office Ceremony

The Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District (Upper District) marked history recently with the swearing-in of Directors Anthony R. Fellow, Ph.D., and Jennifer Santana. Director Fellow will become the longest serving board member in Upper District history, serving 27 years since first elected in 1991. Upon her election Director Santana is the first female director…

Arcadia PD Seeks Information in Fatal Traffic Collision
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Arcadia PD Seeks Information in Fatal Traffic Collision

The Arcadia Police Department responded to the 1100 block of West Duarte Road at approximately 3:27 p.m., on Nov. 30 to investigate the report of a traffic collision involving a pedestrian. Investigation determined a vehicle traveling on Duarte Road struck a pedestrian attempting to cross the street. Arcadia Paramedics treated the pedestrian at the scene…

Arcadia Denny’s Iconic Windmill Set to Turn Again Friday
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Arcadia Denny’s Iconic Windmill Set to Turn Again Friday

By Terry Miller By George, they said it couldn’t be done. The blades have been carefully fabricated and molded and now erected atop Denny’s Wednesday morning, to the delight of on-lookers. The official “turn-on” will be Friday, Nov. 30 at 5 p.m. – all thanks to a well-known former Mayor of Arcadia. Although he refuses…

Local Police Agencies Target Street Takeover/Sideshow Events
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Local Police Agencies Target Street Takeover/Sideshow Events

Task force includes Arcadia, Monrovia, and Sierra Madre police departments among others Due to recent street takeover and sideshow events happening in San Gabriel Valley cities, local police agencies have joined to form the West San Gabriel Valley Traffic Task Force. The WSGV Traffic Task Force consists of members from the Arcadia, El Monte, Alhambra,…

Missing Arcadia Woman Found Deceased Inside Her Car
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Missing Arcadia Woman Found Deceased Inside Her Car

Ms. Wenna Chen and her vehicle were located on Nov. 25 in the LA Metro Gold Line parking structure at 73 E. Santa Clara St., in Arcadia. Ms. Chen was found deceased inside the vehicle. Although Investigators believe Ms. Chen’s death to be a possible suicide, the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office will determine the cause of death. The case is…

Santa Anita Park Announces 2018-19 Winter Meet Opening Day
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Santa Anita Park Announces 2018-19 Winter Meet Opening Day

Santa Anita Park, which will open for its 82nd Winter Meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 26, has announced its Winter Meet Stakes Schedule, which will include a total of 60 added money races, highlighted by 34 graded stakes (eight of them Grade I), through Sunday, April 7.  (Santa Anita’s complete Spring Stakes Schedule will be released at a later…

Transient Confesses to Starting Two Arson Fires in Arcadia
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Transient Confesses to Starting Two Arson Fires in Arcadia

A 28-year-old male transient confessed to starting two fires in Arcadia and was recently arrested, according to Arcadia PD. Just before 9:30 p.m. on Nov. 9, an officer was dispatched to the 400 block of East Santa Clara Street regarding an arson investigation. The Arcadia Fire Department was on scene and had extinguished a fire…

Donate Blood in Arcadia, Monrovia and Pasadena to Help Blood Shortages
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Donate Blood in Arcadia, Monrovia and Pasadena to Help Blood Shortages

Severe blood shortage: Red Cross issues immediate call for blood and platelet donations The American Red Cross is facing a severe blood shortage and urgently needs blood and platelet donors to give now to avoid delays in lifesaving medical care for patients. Volunteer blood drive hosts are also critically needed to prevent the shortage from worsening this winter. During…

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