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Longley Students Express Gratitude to Overseas Soldiers

Many of those who attended Longley Way Elementary School’s assembly on December 4 said they were moved by what they heard. The assembly was part of a service project in honor of Veteran’s Day, where the school hosted a collection drive throughout the month to donate to deployed troops, said Principal Sherrie DuFresne. All of…

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Man Murdered in One of Two Separate Shootings

A man was killed in one of two separate shootings in Monrovia on Tuesday evening.  A woman was also injured in the fatal shooting.  No one was hurt in the first incident. According to Monrovia Police Watch Commander Lt. Mike Lee there is no evidence that the two incidents are related in any way.  Since…

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Police Blotters

Arcadia PD Sunday, November 22: Shortly after 2:30 a.m., a Monrovia police officer observed a speeding vehicle swerving in a traffic lane and conducted a traffic stop in the 2300 block of Santa Anita.  Arcadia police arrived at the scene and took over the investigation.  A 22-year-old female Caucasian driver was contacted and officers detected…

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Filing Period Set to Open for Three Arcadia City Council Seats

With the filing period for candidacy just around the corner, Arcadia’s City Council will have three seats up for election. After serving two consecutive four-year terms, Mayor John Wuo’s seat will be open, while councilmembers Robert Harbicht and Peter Amundson are eligible to run for a second term. Amundson, who currently serves as Mayor Pro…

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Funding for Goldline Extension Secured

After years of searching for funding for the project, the Goldline Authority has secured money to begin the extension of the rail line to Azusa in June of 2010. The extension will travel from Sierra Madre Villa station in Pasadena to Citrus College in Azusa. The funding will come from Measure R, a half cent…

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City Council Re-Election Filing Period Drawing Near

With the filing period for candidacy just around the corner, Arcadia’s City Council will have three seats up for election. After serving two consecutive four-year terms, Mayor John Wuo’s seat will be open, while councilmembers Robert Harbicht and Peter Amundson are eligible to run for a second term. Amundson, who currently serves as Mayor Pro…

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Deck Your Halls – Holiday Decorating Contest

Tuesday, Dec. 8: Holiday Decorating Award judging takes place between 6:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. Santa in his sleigh tours Arcadia looking for the best, the brightest, and the funniest lawn decorations in town. Mayor Wuo goes along to provide the official nature. Arcadians can nominate their own or a neighbor’s display for these prestigious…

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Have Breakfast With Santa on Saturday in Arcadia

Saturday, Dec. 5: Breakfast with Santa. Santa is ready for his close up with the kids at this breakfast available in two seatings: 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Arcadia Community Center, 365 Campus Dr. The City of Arcadia’s Recreation and Community Services Dept. promises a hearty breakfast,…

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Arcadia Family Held at Gunpoint and Bound

On Wednesday, November 29, an armed robbery occurred on the 100 block of W. Forest Avenue. At 7:20 am, three males confronted a male resident in his driveway, forcing him into his home at gunpoint, police reports say. The suspects bound the victim’s hands and feet, then confronted the victim’s wife and nine year old…

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Elderly Couple Robbed in Driveway

On Wednesday, November 25, an elderly couple was robbed in their driveway at approximately 7:30 p.m. at their residence in the 300 block of West Duarte Road. The suspects were described as two males in their teens, both with medium builds and dark clothing. According to police reports, the suspects approached the victims as they…

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