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Arcadia City Council Hears Public Concerns Over Historic Preservation
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Arcadia City Council Hears Public Concerns Over Historic Preservation

By Galen Patterson Many Arcadians voiced their opinions on the matter at the City Council meeting on the evening of Feb. 19. Marcello Vavala, a member of The Los Angeles Conservancy, a county-wide non-profit organization focused on educating and promoting historic preservation within the county, told the city that in his professional opinion, the proposed…

Arcadia Police Advises ‘Don’t Tailgate in Wet Weather’
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Arcadia Police Advises ‘Don’t Tailgate in Wet Weather’

“Following Too Closely” is the technical definition for tailgating. Unfortunately, this is a term that is all too often used in collision reports as the “Primary Collision Factor.” Maintaining distance between vehicles while driving is one main key to preventing collisions. Even the best driver, with great reaction time, still takes a moment to perceive the…

Structure Fire in Arcadia Reveals Indoor Marijuana Cultivation Site
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Structure Fire in Arcadia Reveals Indoor Marijuana Cultivation Site

By Isabelle Cruz The Arcadia Police Department responded to the 300 block of Walnut Ave. at approximately 5:39 a.m. on Jan. 30, 2019, to investigate the report of a structure fire. Upon arrival, officers observed a rear garage type structure fully engulfed in flames. The Arcadia Fire Department and assisting agencies extinguished the flames. No…

Sierra Madre Officials Ask for Help from Arcadia at City Council Meeting
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Sierra Madre Officials Ask for Help from Arcadia at City Council Meeting

By Galen Patterson Arcadia’s City Council meeting on Feb. 5 explored a possible partnership between Arcadia and its neighboring community, Sierra Madre. Former mayor/councilmember of Sierra Madre, Glen Lambden came to the council with a plea about measure 11a on the agenda, conducting a feasibility study for the provision of Fire Response Services to the…

Arcadia PD Non-Emergency Phone Service Restored
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Arcadia PD Non-Emergency Phone Service Restored

On Tuesday, the Arcadia Police Department (APD) reported that its business (non-emergency) telephone lines were not working. Technicians were promptly on site to work and repair the problem. During the ordeal APD calmed worries by assuring the public that “9-1-1 service was not [affected] during this phone outage.” On Wednesday morning APD announced that the…

Arcadia City Council Discusses Financial Future for the City
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Arcadia City Council Discusses Financial Future for the City

CORRECTION Editor’s Note: In today’s print edition of the Arcadia Weekly, a misleading and incorrect headline was attributed to a Galen Patterson story on the Citizens’ Financial Advisory Committee report from Tuesday’s council meeting. The headline implies that council approved a sales tax increase.  This is NOT correct. Only the voters in the City of…

Arcadia May Assist Sierra Madre Fire Department
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Arcadia May Assist Sierra Madre Fire Department

Cities explore MOU for fire response services By Terry Miller At the Sierra Madre City Council meeting on Jan. 8, 2019 the council approved a non-binding term sheet which would allow the City of Sierra Madre and the City of Arcadia to explore a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for fire response services. Since the meeting took…

City of Arcadia Accepting Bids for Huntington Drive Traffic Signal Improvements Project
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City of Arcadia Accepting Bids for Huntington Drive Traffic Signal Improvements Project

The City of Arcadia will receive sealed bids for the Huntington Drive Traffic Signal Improvements Project (Project). The Project, which involves the installation of two new traffic signals for pedestrian mid-block crosswalks, additional traffic signal modifications, and installation of conduit, must be completed within 60 calendar days, beginning 10 calendar days after the date on which the Notice to…

City of Arcadia Hosts 45th Annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast
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City of Arcadia Hosts 45th Annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast

State of the City Address will be delivered that day Arcadia Mayor Sho Tay will deliver the State of the City Address during the annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast on Thursday, Feb. 7 at the Arcadia Community Center. The 45th annual breakfast is being sponsored by the City of Arcadia, the Arcadia Chamber of Commerce and…

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