Residential Burglary in Arcadia – Unique Suspect Description

Residential Burglary in Arcadia – Unique Suspect Description On Saturday, June 16, 2012, a 70-year-old female victim returned home to her apartment, located in the 1100 block of West Duarte Road, to find her apartment broken into and an unknown female showering in the victim’s bathroom. The victim was away for about three hours, returning…


Police Blotters 6/21/12

Arcadia PD Sunday, June 10: At approximately 12:20 p.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop on a white GMC Suburban for expired registration, on Floral Avenue at First Avenue. An investigation revealed the driver had a suspended license, and was in possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia. The 42-year-old Black female was arrested…


17 Year-Old Arrested in Shooting in Near El Monte, Arcadia

A 17-year-old boy has been arrested in the shooting death of a man Saturday in an unincorporated county area surrounded by El Monte, Arcadia and Temple City, authorities said Monday. The teen was arrested at 5 a.m. Sunday morning. The shooting was reported just after 11:30 a.m. in the 5200 block of Tyler Avenue on…

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Olympic Badminton Hopeful Iris Wang, from Arcadia, Graduates from Virtual Public School

-Courtesy Photo Capistrano Connections Academy, graduated 89 seniors last week, including Arcadia-based Olympic badminton hopeful, Iris Wang. Wang, 18, has made her international mark in badminton as member of the United State Pan American Games Badminton Team, winning silver and bronze medals at international tournaments in places like Peru, Russia, Brazil, Guatemala and London. Often…


Arcadia Chinese Association Celebrates 30

The Arcadia Chinese Association (ACA) is one of the most widely recognized volunteer organizations in Arcadia . It has supported and provided services to the Arcadia community for the last 30 years. The association is scheduled to hold an installation ceremony of its President, Officers, and Board of Directors and as well as a “Get-to-Know-You”…


Governor Brown Directs State Agencies to Revise Flammability Standards

In an effort to protect public safety by reducing the use of toxic flame retardants, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today directed state agencies to revise flammability standards for upholstered furniture sold in the state. Governor Brown has asked the Bureau of Electronic and Appliance Repair, Home Furnishings and Thermal Insulation to review the state’s…


House Passes CAPAC Chair Judy Chu’s Resolution of Regret for the Chinese Exclusion Act

Historic Statement Becomes only the Fourth Resolution of Regret Passed in 25 Years The House of Representatives unanimously passed a bipartisan resolution Monday introduced by Congresswoman Judy Chu (CA-32), Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), that formally expresses the regret of the House of Representatives for the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882…


PACCD Board Fires Dr. Richard Van Pelt

On June 20, The Pasadena Area Community College District Board of Trustees President, Geoffrey Baum announced a unanimous decision to sack Richard van Pelt who is under investigation by the County of Los Angeles District Attorney for bribery. “The Board in closed session voted to terminate the employment contract between the District and Dr. Richard…


Gold Line Alignment Project Moving Along

The Construction Authority’s contractor, Foothill Transit Constructors (FTC) has spent the last several weeks preparing to remove the abandoned rail bridge over Colorado Boulevard, in Arcadia. The bridge is being removed because it could not accommodate the two-track light rail system, and the Authority determined that it was more efficient and cost effective to remove…

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