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Man Charged With Kidnapping, Beating Ex-Girlfriend in Arcadia
Crime

Man Charged With Kidnapping, Beating Ex-Girlfriend in Arcadia

An Arcadia man has been charged with beating the mother of his two children when she visited his home last month and then preventing her from escaping, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday. Robert Michael Mendez faces one count each of kidnapping and criminal threats and three counts of injuring a girlfriend…

Pasadena and Arcadia Doctors Settle in Medicare and Medicaid Fraud Case
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Pasadena and Arcadia Doctors Settle in Medicare and Medicaid Fraud Case

A Southern California-based ophthalmology group, its former CEO and several of its physicians have paid the United States and California $6.65 million to settle False Claims Act allegations that they defrauded public health care programs by billing for unnecessary eye exams, improperly waiving Medicare co-payments, and violating other regulations, the Justice Department announced Friday. Retina…

Arcadia Crime Blotters: Sept. 25 – Sept. 28
Crime

Arcadia Crime Blotters: Sept. 25 – Sept. 28

Sept. 22 Shortly before 12:56 a.m., an officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Colorado Boulevard and Old Ranch Road for not having the headlights on. Upon contacting the driver, the officer detected a strong odor of alcohol emitting from the vehicle. Through a series of tests, the officer determined…

Attempted Murder and Kidnapping Arrest in Arcadia
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Attempted Murder and Kidnapping Arrest in Arcadia

On Monday at approximately 2 p.m., the Arcadia Police Department received a video link to a doorbell camera which captured video of an adult female being dragged and severely assaulted by a male suspect, in the area of Santa Anita and Camino Real avenues. Information provided along with the video suggested that the incident took…

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Local Students Join International Climate Strike

Major study says world has just 11 years to avoid catastrophic climate change By Terry Miller Inspired by an eloquent Swedish 16-year-old, thousands of students took to the streets from New York to Pasadena Friday. On Sept. 20, more than 4 million people across the U.S. and world went “on strike” to demand a right to a future for…

Arcadia FD Observes Fire Prevention Week
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Arcadia FD Observes Fire Prevention Week

The Arcadia Fire Department is gearing up to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!” The campaign works to educate everyone about the small but important actions they can take to keep themselves and those around them safe. Statistics show that in 2017, U.S. fire departments…

Santa Anita Opens Friday for 23 Day Autumn Meet
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Santa Anita Opens Friday for 23 Day Autumn Meet

Santa Anita Park has announced it will be served by a team of equine veterinarians as it readies for its 23-day Autumn Meet opener this Friday, Sept. 27. Under the auspices of Dr. Dionne Benson, chief veterinary officer for The Stronach Group (TSG), a team of seven individuals (including Benson and Santa Anita’s primary track…

Arcadia’s Energy Efficient Street Lighting Program to Start Next Month
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Arcadia’s Energy Efficient Street Lighting Program to Start Next Month

The City of Arcadia says Southern California Edison (SCE) is replacing SCE owned inefficient High Pressure Sodium (HPS) street lights with energy efficient Light Emitting Diode (LED) lights on residential and arterial streets. While a HPS light produces a brownish light, an LED light provides a more pure light. Conversion to the new LED technology will help…

Another Racehorse Dies at Santa Anita During Training
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Another Racehorse Dies at Santa Anita During Training

Zeke, a 4-year-old gelding, was euthanized on Monday night after suffering a pelvic fracture on the training track, the Los Angeles Times reported. “We are carefully reviewing what factors could have contributed to Zeke’s injury,” Dr. Dionne Benson, chief veterinarian for The Stronach Group, which owns the park, said in a statement. “Santa Anita will continue to…

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