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How Do We Communicate in the Digital Age?
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How Do We Communicate in the Digital Age?

Context of communications like emotions and nonverbal cues are often neglected By Terry Miller Thousands of years ago, human beings communicated exclusively through spoken languages. Communities were small and nomadic. Gradually, people developed writing skills, creating a more permanent form of communication. As a result, folklore and oral tradition transitioned into literature. The invention of…

Arcadia Resident Lucille Marie Strizzi Dances Into Her 100th Year
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Arcadia Resident Lucille Marie Strizzi Dances Into Her 100th Year

Family and friends of Lucille Marie Strizzi gathered at Vista Cove in Arcadia to celebrate Lucille’s 100th birthday on May 11, 2019. Strizzi was born in Cleveland, Ohio. She is the fourth child out of 5 children, born to Dominic and Cecelia Strizzi. She graduated from Immaculate Conception High School in Cleveland. After high school she became…

Elias ‘Lucky’ Baldwin’s Oakwood Hotel
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Elias ‘Lucky’ Baldwin’s Oakwood Hotel

By Carol Libby Elias Jackson Baldwin (Lucky), was an inventive businessman who never let anything get in his way to thwart his ideas and goals. When the great land boom of 1885-88 took over the nation, he saw an opportunity to make “a bundle” on his prime ranch property. Thus, 18 years before Arcadia became…

The Fall of the House of Baldwin
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The Fall of the House of Baldwin

Part 6: The legacy. By Galen Patterson In some ways, Anita Baldwin left behind as much as her father. Whereas Lucky himself amassed a fortune, founded cities, participated in politics, had famous friends and a generally interesting life, Anita’s legend is also robust, but different. Anita’s legacy stimulates the senses, and captivates the mind. She…

The Fall of the House of Baldwin
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The Fall of the House of Baldwin

Part 4: other artifacts By Galen Patterson The McCaslin family did not want to demolish Anoakia. The property was an institution, and they knew it. The family tried work out different ways to preserve the property, but in the end, developing was the decision they came to. The original owner within the McCaslin family, Lowry…

The Fall of the House of Baldwin
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The Fall of the House of Baldwin

Part 1: An introduction to an iconic family By Galen Patterson Anita Baldwin was the daughter of Elias “Lucky” Baldwin and heiress of the Baldwin estate. Lucky had built and left behind a large estate worth millions at the time, and one that still echoes through the San Gabriel Valley. His empire started with a…

Communal Motivation: ‘Faith is All I Have’
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Communal Motivation: ‘Faith is All I Have’

Part I: Motivational stories of those residing in Monrovia, Arcadia, Pasadena and Sierra Madre By Hansol Hwang Motivation, is the high we try to reach every week, often times achieving it through various types of narcotics such as quotes of the day, meditation, repeatedly giving pep talks to yourself on the drive to work, coffee,…

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Arcadia Firefighters Reunite With Girl They Saved in 2008

Ten years later they give Ashley Barrancos a birthday party at Arcadia Fire Station 105 By Terry Miller Approximately a decade ago, Arcadia firefighters were dispatched to a call for an unresponsive two-year-old female experiencing what no child normally experiences at this age, cardiac arrest. The toddler was attending a birthday party when suddenly she…

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