Tag: Arcadia

Christian Daly: Helping Others Be Heard
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Christian Daly: Helping Others Be Heard

By Emily Glory Peters The years surrounding Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination in 1968 were momentous in the U.S. The civil rights movement sparked significant legislative shifts, impacting everything from employment discrimination to fair housing to immigration rights. The importance of these reforms is still evident today in Christian Daly, longtime San Gabriel Valley…

Downtown Arcadia Halloween Harvest Festival: Trick-or-Treating, Costumes, Prizes and More
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Downtown Arcadia Halloween Harvest Festival: Trick-or-Treating, Costumes, Prizes and More

By Downtown Arcadia Improvement Association Board of Directors Mark your calendars for Saturday, Oct. 27 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. for the first annual Downtown Arcadia Halloween Harvest Festival. Happening on First Avenue between Huntington and California, the street will be transformed into the scariest most “costumiest” harvest festival around. There will be trick-or-treating….

Monrovia and Arcadia Honor Canine Caregivers at Bark for Life
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Monrovia and Arcadia Honor Canine Caregivers at Bark for Life

Cancer survivors, volunteers, and community members will unite to honor the lifelong contributions of canine caregivers at the annual American Cancer Society Bark for Life event on Oct. 28 from 9 a.m. to noon at Monrovia’s Library Park, located at 321 S. Myrtle Ave. Funds raised help the American Cancer Society attack cancer in dozens…

Are You Wondering About Arcadia’s Famous Windmill?
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Are You Wondering About Arcadia’s Famous Windmill?

By Terry Miller We are too. Thanks to the tireless efforts of Mr. George Fasching, the famous windmill atop Denny’s will fly again soon. Just, when? We’re not yet sure. On Wednesday afternoon, June 29 last year, the idea of getting the iconic windmill turning again became a reality, only to be destroyed in a…

Student-Made Murals Line Arcadia High’s Halls
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Student-Made Murals Line Arcadia High’s Halls

By Arcadia Unified School District Digital Communications Intern Reiko Inoue The halls of Arcadia High School (AHS) are getting their annual makeover. Six new murals are being painted across the campus. While thousands of students and staff members walk by these artworks every day, not many may know about why they are there or the…

Arcadia Sexual Assault Suspect Identified
Crime

Arcadia Sexual Assault Suspect Identified

Warrant obtained for suspect’s arrest On Sept. 8 at approximately 8:42 p.m., an adult female was sexually assaulted while walking in the 2300 block of S. Santa Anita Avenue. The suspect approached the victim from the rear, grabbed her and forcefully moved her behind a hedge where he sexually assaulted her. The victim was ultimately…

Orchid Enthusiasts Invited to the Arboretum in Arcadia
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Orchid Enthusiasts Invited to the Arboretum in Arcadia

The San Gabriel Valley Orchid Hobbyists will hold their monthly meeting on Oct. 18, at the LA County Arboretum’s Palm Room, located at 301 N. Baldwin Ave. in Arcadia. Judging will begin at 7 p.m. and the meeting itself will start at 7:30 p.m. This month’s program will be an American Orchid Society webinar entitled “Green with Envy,” in reference to green…

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