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Has Your Residential Alarm Had Its Checkup?
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Has Your Residential Alarm Had Its Checkup?

Do you have an alarm on your home or business? Take the time to check your system and make sure it is in proper working order. Call your alarm monitoring company before testing the alarm system. If there is an issue with the system, get it repaired. Not only will you help avoid false alarm…

Upper District Marks Historical Milestones at Oath of Office Ceremony
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Upper District Marks Historical Milestones at Oath of Office Ceremony

The Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District (Upper District) marked history recently with the swearing-in of Directors Anthony R. Fellow, Ph.D., and Jennifer Santana. Director Fellow will become the longest serving board member in Upper District history, serving 27 years since first elected in 1991. Upon her election Director Santana is the first female director…

Arcadia PD Seeks Information in Fatal Traffic Collision
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Arcadia PD Seeks Information in Fatal Traffic Collision

The Arcadia Police Department responded to the 1100 block of West Duarte Road at approximately 3:27 p.m., on Nov. 30 to investigate the report of a traffic collision involving a pedestrian. Investigation determined a vehicle traveling on Duarte Road struck a pedestrian attempting to cross the street. Arcadia Paramedics treated the pedestrian at the scene…

Arcadia Denny’s Iconic Windmill Set to Turn Again Friday
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Arcadia Denny’s Iconic Windmill Set to Turn Again Friday

By Terry Miller By George, they said it couldn’t be done. The blades have been carefully fabricated and molded and now erected atop Denny’s Wednesday morning, to the delight of on-lookers. The official “turn-on” will be Friday, Nov. 30 at 5 p.m. – all thanks to a well-known former Mayor of Arcadia. Although he refuses…

Local Police Agencies Target Street Takeover/Sideshow Events
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Local Police Agencies Target Street Takeover/Sideshow Events

Task force includes Arcadia, Monrovia, and Sierra Madre police departments among others Due to recent street takeover and sideshow events happening in San Gabriel Valley cities, local police agencies have joined to form the West San Gabriel Valley Traffic Task Force. The WSGV Traffic Task Force consists of members from the Arcadia, El Monte, Alhambra,…

Missing Arcadia Woman Found Deceased Inside Her Car
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Missing Arcadia Woman Found Deceased Inside Her Car

Ms. Wenna Chen and her vehicle were located on Nov. 25 in the LA Metro Gold Line parking structure at 73 E. Santa Clara St., in Arcadia. Ms. Chen was found deceased inside the vehicle. Although Investigators believe Ms. Chen’s death to be a possible suicide, the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office will determine the cause of death. The case is…

Arcadia First Responders Help in Deadly California Fires
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Arcadia First Responders Help in Deadly California Fires

Woolsey Fire has claimed two lives and injured three firefighters By Terry Miller with Reports from CalFire While the recent rash of devastating fires has not directly hit the San Gabriel Valley, the effects are nevertheless felt deeply by all of us – especially the staggering loss of life and property as well as untold…

Arcadia Fire Department Responds to 114 Incidents
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Arcadia Fire Department Responds to 114 Incidents

The Arcadia Fire Department (AFD) responded to a variety of emergency calls during the week of Oct. 28 – Nov. 3. During this period AFD responded to 114 incidents. The majority of those incidents, 79 total, were for rescue and emergency medical services. The second most common incidents were good intent calls, 14, followed closely…

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