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How Measure A is Expected to Affect Arcadia
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How Measure A is Expected to Affect Arcadia

By Galen Patterson The three-quarter cent sales tax hike that may just be what Arcadia needs During a City Council meeting, the council voted to put a measure on this year’s ballot that would raise sales tax in Arcadia by three-quarters of a percent. Known as Measure A, the tax increase is expected to help…

Arcadia PD Responds to Theft and Vehicle Pursuit Ensues
Crime

Arcadia PD Responds to Theft and Vehicle Pursuit Ensues

On April 23, 2019, at 1:29 a.m., Arcadia police officers responded to the area of Huntington Drive and Michillinda Avenue regarding the activation of a department-owned bait item containing a GPS tracking device. Arcadia detectives regularly deploy bait items throughout the city to identify and arrest persons committing crimes. Officers located a potential suspect vehicle…

Arcadia PD Investigating Commercial Burglary
Crime

Arcadia PD Investigating Commercial Burglary

On April 21, 2019, at approximately 1:13 a.m., a commercial burglary occurred at a pharmacy in the 1100 block of South Baldwin Avenue. The suspect(s) shattered the front glass door and entered the business. The suspect(s) removed a bottle of medicine and fled the location. The bottle of medicine contained a GPS Tracker, which became…

Pasadena Man Arrested in Arcadia Slaying
Crime

Pasadena Man Arrested in Arcadia Slaying

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Investigators are announcing the arrest of Heber Enoc Diaz, 27 year-old male Hispanic, for the murder of Chyong Jen Tsai. Tsai’s vehicle was recovered on 900 Colorado Blvd., Los Angeles on Thursday night, April 18, 2019. On Friday, April 19, at approximately 10:30 a.m., investigators located Diaz when he…

Metrolink Offers Free Rides on Earth Day
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Metrolink Offers Free Rides on Earth Day

Metro will offer free rides on Metro bus, rail and bike share systems Metrolink has urged Southern California commuters to leave their cars at home on Earth Day and pledge to take public transportation. To make that easier, Metrolink will provide free rides on its regional rail system on Monday, April 22. Earth Day is…

Is Social Media a Public Health Risk?
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Is Social Media a Public Health Risk?

Are we suffering from ‘TMINO’ (too much info news overload)? By Terry Miller Five things are certain in life: birth, death, change, social media and of course email. Each day, I’m knackered beyond understanding after examining hundreds of news websites, Facebook alerts and good old fashioned emails – it’s only 9:30 in the morning. I’ve…

Planned Parenthood Pasadena and SGV to Offer Health Care for Transgender and Non-Binary Communities
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Planned Parenthood Pasadena and SGV to Offer Health Care for Transgender and Non-Binary Communities

A 2015 survey by the National Center for Transgender Equality revealed that when it comes to accessing comprehensive health care, transgender and non-conforming communities face significant barriers and discrimination. Respondents were living with HIV at a rate five times higher than the general U.S. population, for example, and 23% of respondents did not see a…

$20K Reward Offered in Arcadia Senior Citizen Homicide Investigation
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$20K Reward Offered in Arcadia Senior Citizen Homicide Investigation

The Board of Supervisors is offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the apprehension and/or conviction of the suspect(s) responsible for the heinous murder of Chyong Jen Tsai, a 76-year-old Arcadia woman. On Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at approximately 7 a.m., Arcadia Police Department officers were dispatched to the 300 block of East Forest Avenue…

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