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Arcadia Grows Plans to Make Transit Stops More Accessible
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Arcadia Grows Plans to Make Transit Stops More Accessible

By Galen Patterson Arcadia’s City Council voted in favor of expanding plans to make public transit stops more disability friendly. In a unanimous vote at Tuesday evening’s City Council meeting, councilmembers decided to use available funds for larger scoped improvements. According to the staff report, in 2017 the City Council approved the use of $50,000…

San Gabriel Valley Veterans Health Clinic Opens in Arcadia
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San Gabriel Valley Veterans Health Clinic Opens in Arcadia

The Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) Monday officially opened the San Gabriel Valley Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC), the first Veterans clinic in the San Gabriel Valley in over eight years. The SGV CBOC, located at 7 W. Foothill Blvd. in Arcadia, will offer Veterans access to primary care, mental health care, telehealth, and basic…

25th Horse Euthanized at Arcadia’s Santa Anita Park
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25th Horse Euthanized at Arcadia’s Santa Anita Park

After six weeks of racing and training, Santa Anita Race Track had its second equine death in less than a week when a horse was euthanized Monday. It was the 25th death of a horse since Dec. 26, 2018. The gelding, Spectacular Music, was taken off the course by the jockey and taken to the barns…

Arcadia Crime Blotters: May 12 – May 18
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Arcadia Crime Blotters: May 12 – May 18

May 12 Shortly before 1:31 a.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 500 block of Vaquero Road regarding a residential burglary report. Sometime between May 6th and May 12th, unknown suspects entered the residence by smashing a rear sliding glass door. The suspects ransacked the home and fled with jewelry and designer handbags….

School Shootings Surge Stirs SRO Concerns
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School Shootings Surge Stirs SRO Concerns

15 violent school shootings have been recorded this year By Terry Miller Last week in Denver, a few miles away from Columbine High, yet another mass shooting took place at a STEM school. One student died trying to save his fellow students and eight others seriously injured. The police responded very quickly to the numerous…

What Does Measure A Mean for Arcadia?
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What Does Measure A Mean for Arcadia?

According to the Arcadia Citizen’s Fiscal Advisory Committee’s (CFAC) Final Report, after a thorough and comprehensive review of the city’s finances, additional revenue is required to maintain city services at current levels. For example, the city currently has five fewer police officers than it did in 2008. Without additional revenue, the City Council will have to…

Deadline to Register to Vote on Arcadia’s Measure A Draws Near
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Deadline to Register to Vote on Arcadia’s Measure A Draws Near

The Arcadia City Council placed Measure A, a local ¾-cent sales tax measure, on the June 4 all-mail ballot special municipal election. Ballots were placed in the mail on May 6. If you have not received your ballot, contact the Los Angeles County Registrar Recorder/County Clerk office at (800) 815-2666, and select option 2. If…

Arcadia Police Department’s Command Program
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Arcadia Police Department’s Command Program

By Joan Schmidt In 2014, Arcadia Police Chief Bob Guthrie established the Area Command Program to reduce crime, improve the quality of life and increase community engagement. Prior to the last election, the city was divided into five voting districts to ensure a representative from each area. For each area, Chief Guthrie has appointed a…

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