Tag: Arcadia City Council

Mayor Pro Tem Roger Chandler’s Comments Infuriate Arcadia Residents
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Mayor Pro Tem Roger Chandler’s Comments Infuriate Arcadia Residents

Originally published Aug. 27 at 10 a.m. / Last updated Aug. 28 at 11:54 a.m. Residents to rally and demand basketball courts be restored at Sept. 3 council meeting By Terry Miller Last week during a council meeting, comments made by a longtime councilmember regarding a basketball court at Eisenhower Park  incited heated community reaction…

Arcadia City Council Plans to Settle Property Rights Dispute
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Arcadia City Council Plans to Settle Property Rights Dispute

By Galen Patterson On Oct. 17, 2017, City Council held a hearing on the plans for a circular driveway at 1231 San Carlos Road in Arcadia. The Santa Anita Oaks Homeowner’s Association appealed a decision from the City Planning Commission. The Planning Commission had approved the plans for a circular driveway on the property. The…

City of Arcadia’s Mayor Verlato Proclaims June 29 Windmill Day
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City of Arcadia’s Mayor Verlato Proclaims June 29 Windmill Day

Thanks to the tireless efforts of Mr. George Fasching, the famous windmill atop Denny’s restaurant is alive, well and turning counterclockwise 24 hours a day. The City of Arcadia Tuesday honored Denny’s and Fasching’s efforts by proclaiming June 29 Windmill Day via a special proclamation at the beginning of council. On Wednesday afternoon, June 29,…

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…

Lee Shimmin Honored by Arcadia Rotary Club, City Council
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Lee Shimmin Honored by Arcadia Rotary Club, City Council

By Terry Miller The community motto for the City of Arcadia is “Community of Homes” but it really should be “Community of Volunteers.” Ask anyone in town and you’ll probably find them offering time for something, someone, and somewhere. Volunteerism is a quality Arcadia residents take very seriously. Hundreds of volunteers spend thousands of hours…

How Measure A is Expected to Affect Arcadia
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How Measure A is Expected to Affect Arcadia

By Galen Patterson The three-quarter cent sales tax hike that may just be what Arcadia needs During a City Council meeting, the council voted to put a measure on this year’s ballot that would raise sales tax in Arcadia by three-quarters of a percent. Known as Measure A, the tax increase is expected to help…

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