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Arcadia Crime Blotters: Aug. 4 – Aug. 10
Crime

Arcadia Crime Blotters: Aug. 4 – Aug. 10

Aug. 4 At approximately 9:40 a.m., officers responded to the intersection of Second Avenue and Forest Avenue regarding the report of a male subject lying on the sidewalk. Officers contacted the subject and determined that he was intoxicated and unable to care for himself. The 42-year-old male, from Montrose, was arrested and transported to the…

Arcadia Farmers’ Market Coming Soon
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Arcadia Farmers’ Market Coming Soon

Just in time for fall, the City of Arcadia will debut its new and certified Farmers’ Market, thanks to a partnership with Raw Inspiration, a local company that has organized similar events throughout the San Gabriel Valley. The official City of Arcadia Farmers’ Market launches Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m….

Driver Dies in Dramatic Early Morning Accident in Arcadia
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Driver Dies in Dramatic Early Morning Accident in Arcadia

On Aug. 8, 2019, at approximately 3:15 a.m., officers responded to the 00 block of Las Tunas Drive, on the report of a solo vehicle traffic collision. A preliminary investigation revealed a red sedan was traveling westbound on Las Tunas Drive from Santa Anita Avenue. For unknown reasons, the vehicle struck the center median and…

Arcadia Gets New Power Provider
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Arcadia Gets New Power Provider

Clean Power Alliance (CPA) is the new electricity generation provider for the City of Arcadia. CPA brings new locally controlled renewable power choices to the community. Arcadia has selected lean power as the default for all customers. Lean power provides 36% renewable energy at a 1-2% discount. Southern California Edison (SCE) will continue to provide billing and…

Summertime:  Shake and Bake
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Summertime: Shake and Bake

Recent earthquakes shake, rattle and roll residents with talk of ‘The Big One’ By Terry Miller There is little scientific evidence that the summer heat we’re experiencing and earthquakes are somehow related, however the so called Shake-and-Bake theory is very much alive, especially on the internet. There is even an “earthquake cake” resourceful bakers have…

Arcadia Must Reduce Water Use by 20% by 2020
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Arcadia Must Reduce Water Use by 20% by 2020

Arcadia summer watering days in effect Phase I Mandatory Water Conservation Prohibitions are currently in effect and applicable to all water customers: No lawn, landscape, or turf areas shall be watered or irrigated between the hours of 9 a.m.and 6 p.m. No lawn, landscape, or turf areas shall be watered or irrigated more than two days a week…

Immigration in America
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Immigration in America

Give us your tired… By Terry Miller In the over-the-top $1.7m Trump celebration of freedom in Washington last week, the very thing we cherish most is that which citizens of oppressed nations so desperately seek. It wasn’t so long ago when the poem on the Statue of Liberty, Emma Lazarus’s 1883 sonnet “The New Colossus”…

Arcadia Crime Blotters: June 30 – July 6
Crime

Arcadia Crime Blotters: June 30 – July 6

June 30 Shortly before 12:30 a.m., an officer responded to the 300 block of East Huntington Drive regarding the activation of an Arcadia Police Department GPS tracker. Arcadia PD detectives had previously deployed decoy bicycles with tracking devices to combat the ongoing issue of bike thefts throughout the city. An investigation revealed a 29-year-old male…

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…

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