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Pasadena to Apply for Experimental Google Broadband Program

Experimental Network Could Mean Word-Class Speed and Stiff Competition for Current Providers The city of Pasadena will respond to Google’s request for information (RFI) to host the roll-out of Fiber for Communities, an experimental, ultra-high-speed, fiber-to-home broadband network that, according to Google, will offer Internet access at a speed of one gigabit per second –…

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Blotters Through February 28

During the past fourteen days , the Police Department handled 527 service events, resulting in 116 investigations. Following are the last week’s highlighted issues and events: Vehicle Burglary On February 4 at 8:13 p.m., a resident in the 100 block of El Nido reported that someone had broken into their vehicle. They had parked the…

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Gang Members Convicted in 2007 Attempted Murder of Monrovia Woman

Two Duro Crip gang members have been convicted of the attempted murder of a 48-year-old Monrovia resident. A third gang member accused in the attempted murder pled guilty to the charges. The felony complaints against all three men included gun and gang allegations. The final verdict came Friday, February 26, after a month and a…

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Monrovia Councilman Named to National Steering Committee Post

Monrovia City Council Member Joe Garcia has been appointed to an executive post on the National League of Cities’ (NLC) 2010 First Tier Suburbs Council Steering Committee. The Council addresses challenges faced by communities located outside of central cities and inside the ring of developing suburbs and rural areas. The Council explores effective local solutions,…

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Duarte Meeting to Discuss Youth and Family Master Plan

The most important issues affecting youth and families in the Duarte community will be the focus of a Town Hall meeting Wednesday, March 3, hosted by the Duarte Youth and Family Master Plan community outreach task group. The community is invited to share ideas and comments on issues such as recreation, mental health services, public…

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Assemblyman Seeks to Restrict Anthem Blue Cross Rate Increases

Following Anthem Blue Cross’s declaration in an Assembly Health Committee hearing that the insurance company might raise premiums more frequently than the traditional once-yearly increases, Assembly member Mike Feuer (D-Los Angeles) announced Assembly Bill 2042, legislation that would prohibit health insurers from raising rates more than once per year. “If health insurers begin to raise…

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Rain Cancels Santa Anita Racing – Again

Santa Anita officials announced that live racing for Saturday has been cancelled due to heavy overnight and early morning rain, which was expected to continue throughout the afternoon. The announcement was made at 9:45 a.m. Saturday’s nine race program was to be highlighted by the Gr. III, $150,000 Sham Stakes for 3-year-olds at 1 1/16…

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Barbara Stone to Speak at Republican Woman’s Club Meeting

The Arcadia Republican Woman’s Club luncheon meeting on February 18 at 10:30 a.m. at the Santa Anita Golf Course Banquet Room will feature Professor Barbara Stone, a Professor Emeritus of the Political Science department at Cal State Fullerton as the speaker. According to event organizers, Barbara is expected to bring with her a wealth of…

Meet the Candidates for Arcadia City Council
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Meet the Candidates for Arcadia City Council

We asked each of the candidates for Arcadia City Council for a 300 word summary of the accomplishments, goals and objectives that make them deserving of your vote this April. Here, in an intentionally random order, are their responses: Sho Tay My wife and I have lived in Arcadia for 25 years; our two children…

Arcadia Gold Line Light Rail Billboard Unveiled
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Arcadia Gold Line Light Rail Billboard Unveiled

With the October 2009 passage of Metro’s 2009 Long Range Transportation Plan, the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension is slated to receive critical funds to break ground on construction of the line’s next phase (Phase 2A) from Pasadena to Azusa in June 2010. The more than $800 million allocation represents an important early win for…

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