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A Los Angeles County proposal to take over fire and ambulance service from the Arcadia Fire Department would cost the city as much as $8 million more than present costs over 10 years, according to a city report.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
July 22, 1998
Pages
p. A1
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
July 22, 1998
Pages
p. A1
Subjects
Fire Department
Item ID
15009AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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The City Council has decided not to go to the public to study the possibility of scrapping its Fire Department in favor of county services.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
October 9, 1997
Pages
p. A1
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
October 9, 1997
Pages
p. A1
Subjects
Fire Department
City Council, 1990 - 1999
Item ID
10632AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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The possibility of the Fire Department participating in a co-op is being investigated.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper16089
Newspaper
Sierra Madre News
Date
November 19, 1998
Pages
p. 11
Newspaper
Sierra Madre News
Date
November 19, 1998
Pages
p. 11
Subjects
Fire Department
Item ID
16847AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Due to budget cuts, The Arcadia Fire Department will be evaluating whether services should be turned over to the county.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
September 18, 1997
October 16, 1997
Pages
p. 1
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
September 18, 1997
October 16, 1997
Pages
p. 1
Subjects
Fire Department
Budget
Item ID
26093AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Arcadia Fire Department's annual Strategic Plan received unanimous approval Tuesday night by Arcadia City Council members. Fire Chief Pete Bonano presented the plan which outlines the department's major goals and provides the road map of resources, ensuring the department meets the city's fire and safety needs.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly,
Date
December 6, 2001
Pages
p. 9
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly,
Date
December 6, 2001
Pages
p. 9
Subjects
Arcadia Fire Department--2001-2010
Bonano, Pete
Item ID
33610AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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The Los Angeles County report on consolidation of the Arcadia Fire Department into the Los Angeles County Fire Protection District raises many questions.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
May 21, 1998
Pages
p. 1
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
May 21, 1998
Pages
p. 1
Subjects
Fire Department
Item ID
26519AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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During last Tuesday's City Council meeting, Council member Robert Harbicht accused Arcadia Firefighters of opposing April's Measure A in order to hurt the city's financial position to the extent that the city consolidates the Fire Department with Los Angeles County.

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Newspaper
Sierra Madre News
Date
May 7, 1998
Pages
p. 9
Newspaper
Sierra Madre News
Date
May 7, 1998
Pages
p. 9
Subjects
Fire Department
Harbicht, Robert
Item ID
13730AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Monrovia will pay Arcadia $100,000 a year to have the Arcadia Fire Department dispatchers answer calls for the Monrovia Fire Department.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
August 5, 1993
Pages
p. H-7; Hometown section
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
August 5, 1993
Pages
p. H-7; Hometown section
Subjects
Fire Department
Item ID
173AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Analysis of the economics of a proposal to consolidate the Arcadia Fire Department into the Los Angeles County Fire Protection District found that the projected savings weren't there.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper26389
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
July 23, 1998
Pages
p. 1
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
July 23, 1998
Pages
p. 1
Subjects
Fire Department
Budget
Item ID
26589AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Rialto Fire Chief David Lugo Jr. will take over for departing Arcadia Fire Chief Pete Bonano.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
April 2, 2002
Pages
p. A1
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
April 2, 2002
Pages
p. A1
Subjects
Fire Department
Lugo, David, Jr.
Bonano, Pete
Item ID
23149AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Fire Chief Gene Mahoney, with City Council approval, is instituting an apprentice fireman program, in which the men will take training classes at PCC while actually employees of the Arcadia Fire Department.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
January 27, 1974
Pages
p. A-1
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
January 27, 1974
Pages
p. A-1
Subjects
Fire Department
Item ID
1569AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Arcadia Fire Chief Gerald Gardner said that 735 of all calls received by the Fire Department in the past five years have been for paramedics.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
May 24, 1989
Pages
p. A-1
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
May 24, 1989
Pages
p. A-1
Subjects
Fire Department
Item ID
1582AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Night photo of three firemen by Arcadia Fire Department truck surveying a mountain fire north of Arcadia. Standing up on the truck is Jerry Broadwell, killed several years later in a commercial building fire in Arcadia.

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Date
1966 or 1967

  1 image

Date
1966 or 1967
Subjects
Fire Department
Broadwell, Jerry
Physical Description
6x6 b&w
ID
1093
Collection
Photographs
Images
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The Arcadia Fire Department is profiled. Photos.

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Newspaper
Sierra Madre News
Date
October 12, 1995
Pages
p. 10, 11
Newspaper
Sierra Madre News
Date
October 12, 1995
Pages
p. 10, 11
Subjects
Fire Department
Item ID
5358AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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General information on Arcadia Fire Department

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
August 4, 1933, p. 2 (history in Arcadia 1923-1933)
October 14, 1936 p. 1 (revamping)
April 18, 1940 p. 1 (Civil Service)
October 12, 1942 p. 1 (territory enlarged)
February 6, 1947 p. 1 (fire engine picture)
March 24, 1949 p. 11 (history)
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
August 4, 1933, p. 2 (history in Arcadia 1923-1933)
October 14, 1936 p. 1 (revamping)
April 18, 1940 p. 1 (Civil Service)
October 12, 1942 p. 1 (territory enlarged)
February 6, 1947 p. 1 (fire engine picture)
March 24, 1949 p. 11 (history)
Subjects
Fire Department
Item ID
3914AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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The draft environmental impact report for the proposed Target Department Store was attacked at Tuesday night's meeting of the Arcadia City Council as failing to adequately address possible traffic problems and the loss of moderate-income housing.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
October 4, 1984
Pages
p. 1
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
October 4, 1984
Pages
p. 1
Subjects
Target Department Store
Item ID
820AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Arcadia Paramedics have been asked to assist in field training of paramedic trainees from PCC. The Fire Chief said that there is great reluctance to do so, but agreed that Arcadia Paramedics received their training from Los Angeles County and Beverly Hills Fire Departments and should repay this service by helping new trainees.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper1569
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
July 24, 1974
Pages
p. A-1
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
July 24, 1974
Pages
p. A-1
Subjects
Fire Department
Item ID
1568AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Article outlines procedures followed by the Arcadia Fire Department regarding the clearing of weed-infested lots. The procedures are different for vacant lots and for lots that have an occupied dwelling.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
September 16, 1979
Pages
p. A-1
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
September 16, 1979
Pages
p. A-1
Subjects
Fire Department
Item ID
1577AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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The 76 members of the Arcadia Fire Department raised $14,521 for victims of the Bay Area earthquake by giving up one shift of paid vacation time each. The money will be donated to Santa Cruz County through the Arcadia chapter of the American Red Cross.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
November 5, 1989
Pages
p. A-1 photo
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
November 5, 1989
Pages
p. A-1 photo
Subjects
Fire Department
Item ID
1570AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Contents
1. "Volunteer firemen keep down City fire losses." Arcadia Tribune, 1939. 2. "Volunteer fire department big help." News clip, 1934. 3. "Way back when/colorful past." Arcadia Tribune, undated. 4. "Arcadia fire department early days." Arcadia Tribune, July 16, 1967, three part series. 5. "Fire d…
Contents
1. "Volunteer firemen keep down City fire losses." Arcadia Tribune, 1939.
2. "Volunteer fire department big help." News clip, 1934.
3. "Way back when/colorful past." Arcadia Tribune, undated.
4. "Arcadia fire department early days." Arcadia Tribune, July 16, 1967, three part series.
5. "Fire department has come a long way." Arcadia News Post, February 20, 1969.
6. "Mathematical fire administration." American City, December 1962, pages 80-81.
7. "They're official now." Arcadia Tribune, November 1, 1973.
8. "Technology updating rescue." Arcadia Tribune, August 30, 1973.
9. "Four cities may share their fire calls." Los Angeles Times, August 9, 1973.
10. "Firemen perform many." Arcadia Tribune, January 27, 1974.
11. "Firemen snub final pay offer." Arcadia Tribune, June 30, 1974.
12. "Paramedic program explained." Arcadia Tribune, October 7, 1973.
13. "Emergency medical service." Publication by Arcadia Fire Department, received June 1978.
14. "History and operation." Publication by Arcadia Fire Department, received June 1978.
15. "Organization and working conditions." Publication by Arcadia Fire Department, received June 1978.
16. "Three cities seek funds for joint fire station." Pasadena Star News, August 3, 1978.
17. "Lesson an expensive one for City." Arcadia Tribune, August 3, 1978.
18. "Margin of safety. A thrifty move." Arcadia Tribune, undated.
19. "Chow time/dead ringer." Arcadia Tribune, undated.
20. Articles in the Sierra Madre News - Arcadia Happenings section regarding Fire Prevention Week October 4-10, 1992, dated October 8, 1992.
21. City of Arcadia Fire Code Findings, May 20, 1992.
22. Invitation from the Arcadia City Council to a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Fire Station No. 2, July 6, 1993.
23. Invitation from the Arcadia City Council for the dedication of Fire Station No. 2, April 8, 1994. (MISSING 6/2003)
24. Program from the groundbreaking ceremony for Fire Station No. 2, July 6, 1993.
25. Full page articles on the Arcadia Fire Department in the Sierra Madre News - Arcadia Happenings section, October 7, 1993.
26. Program from the City of Arcadia Fire Station No. 2 dedication, April 8, 1994.
27. Letter and pamphlet from the City of Arcadia Fire Department to Arcadia residents introducing the Voluntary Emergency Medical Subscription Program, circa 1994-1995. Discusses paramedic and ambulance coverage for $42 per year, per household.
28. Memo from the Office of the City Manager to All Employees regarding the appointment of Fire Chief Ken Lavoie, October 24, 1996.
29. "Fire Chief Jerry Gardner retires." Arcadia at a Glance, Fall 1996, page 3.
30. Brochure for the Paramedic Membership Program of the City of Arcadia, circa 1990s.
31. "New Fire Chief appointed (Ken Lavoie)." Arcadia Weekly, October 31, 1996, page 1.
32. Invitation to the Arcadia Fire Department Change of Command Ceremony, November 18, 1996. Incoming Chief: Ken Lavoie. Outgoing Chief: Gerald R. Garner.
33. Program from the Change of Command Ceremony, November 18, 1996. (two copies)
34. "Fire fighters donate puppet theater to library." Arcadia Weekly, January 13, 1997, page 2.
35. "Arcadia Firefighters' Association join others in community project." Arcadia Weekly, January 16, 1997, page 3.
36. "City of Arcadia Neighborhood Emergency Action Teams (N.E.A.T.) Program." Disaster preparedness pamphlet presented by the Arcadia Fire and Police Departments, 1996-1997.
37. "Earthquake Preparedness Handbook." by the Arcadia Fire Department, 1996-1997.
38. Program for Retirement Dinner for Fire Chief Kenneth Lavoie, dated April 11, 1998.
39. Press release from the Office of the City Manager regarding the appointment of David R. Lugo, Jr. to the position of Fire Chief. April 1, 2002.
40. Arcadia Fire Department Strategic Plan 2001. 49 page booklet with photos included. Developed July 2001.
41. Invitation from the Arcadia Fire Department and Arcadia Firefighters' Association to the Arcadia Fire Department's First Annual Badge Pinning Ceremony and Luncheon on Thursday, January 23, 2003. Includes list of Honored Guests.
42. Program for the City of Arcadia Fire Department and Arcadia Firefighters' Association First Annual Badge Pinning Ceremony and Luncheon on January 23, 2003.
43. Arcadia Fire Department Annual Report, 2002 and 2006.
44. Retiring Fire Chief David Lugo's letter of appreciation to fellow Arcadia employees, July 18, 2007.
45. "Aloha, Chief Lugo!" Program from retirement dinner honoring David R. Lugo, Jr., Fire Chief. July 19, 2007.
46. Arcadia firefighters honor 7 fallen NYC brothers: service commemorating the 10th anniversary of 9/11 paid special homage to firefighters from AFD's sister station in Brooklyn NY, who died in the terrorist attack. Arcadia Patch, September 11, 2011.
47. City of Arcadia Fire Chief Tony Trabbie to retire April 30. Arcadia Weekly, April 24, 2014, p. 10.
48. Tony L. Trabbie retirement luncheon invitation, April 29, 2014.
49. Kurt Norwood named new fire chief for Arcadia, Arcadia Weekly, May 1, 2014.
50. Arcadia Fire Department adds three to its ranks in annual pinning ceremony (Christopher Paladino, Nik Pheng, Chen Suen), The Sunday Star, February 6, 2005.
51. Firefighters enlist in READ, the Arcadia Public Library's literacy poster campaign (Captain Mike Stratton, Don Smith), The Sunday Star, February 6, 2005.
52. Several articles on Arcadia fire chiefs. Ken Lavoie, Arcadia Weekly, October 31, 1996. Arcadia's interim fire chief Jim Reed examines county proposal, Sierra Madre News, May 21, 1998. City has new fire chief Pete Bonano, Arcadia Weekly, July 1, 1999. New fire chief Bonano always wanted to be a fireman, Arcadia Weekly, July 29, 1999. Arcadia has new fire chief David R. Lugo, Arcadia Weekly, April 4, 2002. Arcadia prepared for fire season-chief David R. Lugo, Jr, Arcadia Weekly, May 23, 2002. City of Arcadia fire chief Tony Trabbie to retire April 30, Arcadia Weekly, April 24, 2014. Fire chief Kurt Norwood announces retirement, Arcadia Weekly, June 26, 2016 and Monrovia Views News, June 18, 2016. Farewell to the chief Kurt Norwood, Arcadia Weekly, June 30, 2016, Chief Michael E. Lang is the new Arcadia Fire Chief, Arcadia Weekly, July 7, 2016.
53. Arcadia appoints Deputy Chief Barry Spriggs as Fire Chief. Spriggs is a 27-year veteran of the Arcadia Fire Department. He will succeed Fire Chief Michael Lang, who is leaving Arcadia Fire Departmen to serve as Fire Chief for the City of Manhattan Beach. Mountain Views News, p. 6, June 5, 2021.
54. Arcadia Fire Department Annual Report 2020, one sheet, double-sided.
Subjects
Fire Department
Item ID
91AF
Collection
Subject Files
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