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The 4th Annual Veteran's Day Celebration took place November 11 at Arcadia County Park. Sponsored by Mike Antonovich of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. In photo, veteran and Pearl Harbor survivor James R. Wire.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
November 15, 2001
Pages
p. 1, 8
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
November 15, 2001
Pages
p. 1, 8
Subjects
Antonovich, Mike
Community events
Holidays
Wire, James R.
Item ID
33598AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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The 9th annual "Remembering Our Veterans and Their Families" event was held at Arcadia County Park to honor our soldiers. Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich attended.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper30063
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
May 28, 2006
Pages
p. A3
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
May 28, 2006
Pages
p. A3
Subjects
Arcadia County Park
Memorial Day events
Item ID
30250AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Memorial Day was celebrated with Michael D. Antonovich's annual event at Arcadia County Park.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
May 28, 2015
Pages
p. 1, 16
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
May 28, 2015
Pages
p. 1, 16
Subjects
Antonovich, Michael D.
Holidays--Memorial Day
Veterans
Item ID
34372AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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"Remembering our Veterans and Their Families" will be hosted by the Board of Supervisors' 5th District office at the Arcadia County Park on Saturday, Nov. 9.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper24769
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
November 7, 2002
Pages
p. A2
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
November 7, 2002
Pages
p. A2
Subjects
Veterans
Parks - Arcadia County Park
Item ID
24963AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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A day after the Arcadia County Park was closed for sending people exposed to excess chlorine to the hospital, the pool remained closed yesterday while Los Angeles County supervisors ordered a top-down safety review for all 27 county pools. The Arcadia pool will remain closed until the problem can be fixed to ensure public safety.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper32112
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
July 21, 2010
Pages
p. A3
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
July 21, 2010
Pages
p. A3
Subjects
Antonovich, Michael (pictured)
Arcadia County Park -- swimming pool
Los Angeles County supervisors
Item ID
32309AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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The city and county will work more closely on future events held at the Arcadia County Park.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
November 2, 2000
Pages
p. 1
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
November 2, 2000
Pages
p. 1
Subjects
Parks - Arcadia County Park
Item ID
27914AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Men and women who served in battles from World War II to Desert Storm attended the ceremony at Arcadia County Park on Saturday to honor the veterans and to remember our servicemen.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
November 10, 2002
Pages
p. A1
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
November 10, 2002
Pages
p. A1
Subjects
Veterans
Parks - Arcadia County Park
Item ID
24964AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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"Tribute to veterans and military families" program at Arcadia County Park on May 27, 2017, Memorial Day weekend. It is the 20th annual program.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
May 25, 2017
Pages
p. 12
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
May 25, 2017
Pages
p. 12
Subjects
Barger, Kathryn (Los Angeles County Supervisor)
Memorial Day holiday
Military
Veterans
Item ID
35072AN
Collection
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The annual Girl Scout Cookie sales drive was launched this year at the county park.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper22572
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
January 20, 2002
Pages
p. A1
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
January 20, 2002
Pages
p. A1
Subjects
Parks - Arcadia County Park
Girl Scouts
Item ID
22784AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Parks-Arcadia County Park

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Contents
1. Sees value of field as park. news clip c.1926-27. 2. Seek return of Arcadia property. news clip c.1926-27. 3. Chronological list of improvements and development. Typed sheet from county. 4. Quitclaim deed. Black copy of quitclaim adopted September 27, 1935. 5. Bill transferring Los Ang…
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1. Sees value of field as park. news clip c.1926-27.
2. Seek return of Arcadia property. news clip c.1926-27.
3. Chronological list of improvements and development. Typed sheet from county.
4. Quitclaim deed. Black copy of quitclaim adopted September 27, 1935.
5. Bill transferring Los Angeles County recreational park. Copy of congressional bill authored by then Congressman, John Hoeppel.
6. Playgrounds at Ross Field. Arcadia Tribune July 7, 1936.
7. Statue fete set for today. Los Angeles Times October 31, 1937.
8. When Ross Field work was launched. Arcadia Tribune February 13, 1937.
9. Thousands see memorial statue unveiling. Arcadia Bulletin April 21, 1941.
10. Arcadia County Park and Golf Course. Typed sheet from General Plan.
11. A day in the park. Los Angeles Times June 25, 1971.
12. The story of Santa Anita Bowling Green Club. History written in 1973.
13. Santa Anita Golf Course. Copy of brochure put out for opening day April 24, 1938, plus other sheets detailing changes.
14. Arcadia County Park. Sixteen page historical information and chronological developments.
15. Fourth of July celebration. Photocopy of commemorative program July 4, 1938.
16. Letter written to Ralph Pennell concerning ceremony honoring J.H.Hoeppel of the Balloon School February 1, 1963.
17. Park proves no picnic for low-paid workers. Arcadia Tribune September 14, 1978.
18. Park construction no picnic for low-salaried WPA workers. Arcadia Tribune February 9, 1978.
19. You are cordially invited to attend an informal ceremony honoring Lt. John Hoeppel. Invitation from Los Angeles County Parks Department to present plaque for his part in park development January 1963.
20. Arcadia County Park. One page history from Los Angeles County Parks Department.
21. New war memorial fountain dedicated December 17 at Arcadia County Park. News release issued by Los Angeles County Parks Department at time of dedication December 17, 1962.
22. Fact sheet on memorial fountain issued by Los Angeles County Parks Department.
23. Santa Anita play field opened. Pasadena Star News May 14, 1937.
24. Arcadia Park and Golf Course. Los Angeles Times, p.B3 November 22, 1993.
25. Large play area created. Los Angeles Times p.1 January 23, 1938.
26. Outdoor kitchen invites picnickers to new park. Pasadena Post February 28, 1937.
27. Copy of resolution by the 74th Congress conveying the property to the County of Los Angeles representing Baldwin Ranch property now known as the Los Angeles State and County Arboretum. June 17, 1935.
28. Photo of field survey party starting work on Arcadia County Park, with article. Pasadena Star News July 28, 1935.
29. County recreation area replaces old balloon field. Pasadena Star News January 31, 1937.
30. Los Angeles Times publication "Then & Now" June 30, 2000. Article about history of Arcadia County Park p. 12.
31. " Arcadia Park fountain rededicated." Article about rededication of the fountain to honor those who perished in the 9/11/01 attacks on the Pentagon, the World Trade Center and the hijacked plane that crashed in Pennsylvania. Fountain is being refurbished in a joint effort by the city, the Arcadia Rotary Club, the Arcadia Unified School District and local artisans. The renovated landmark will be called Peacock Corner. Pasadena Star News April 9, 2002, p. A-3.
32. "Arcadia to proceed with Peacock Corner." Article stating that the City Council voted to put up $25,000 towards the cost of putting a 10-foot-tall bronze peacock at Peacock Corner. The sculpture will emerge from the center of the fountain that has been refurbished by volunteers and was unveiled at the Lucky Baldwin Day Picnic. The fountain was rededicated on April 8, 2002, and was originally donated as a tribute to area veterans. Arcadia Weekly, November 14-20, 2002, p. 1.
33. The City Council approved a $30,000 commission to Irvine artist, David Chapple to create a bronze peacock sculpture, 6-7 feet tall, for the public fountain at "Peacock Corner." Pasadena Star News, January 8, 2003, p. A3.
34. 25 Valley parks may be closed. Los Angeles Times April 8, 1993, p.J1.
35. Quitclaim Deed, transfer of portion of Arcadia County Park from Los Angeles County to City of Arcadia. Recorded August 11, 1988. Arcadia Community Center and Arcadia Historical Museum have been built on this land.
36. Arcadia Vietnam War Monument Dedication program, May 28, 2016. Master of ceremonies Gene Glasco.
37. Guide to Civic Art in Los Angeles County Parks, p. 9 info on public art at Arcadia County Park: Memorial Peacock Fountain and Spanish American War Memorial "The Hiker," a bronze sculpture. Retrieved 7/11/2018 from lacounty.gov.
38. Arcadia County Park to be improved by $50,000; colorful history reported. Picture of Mrs. David Unruh, niece of Lucky Baldwin's manager, Hiram A. Unruh. Also on this page, Chamber takes theme from Nellie White. Arcadia Tribune and News, March 23, 1950.
Subjects
Parks-Arcadia County Park
Item ID
165AF
Collection
Subject Files
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View north from Arcadia County Park toward handsome memorial fountain sponsored by the Arcadia Rotary Club and dedicated December 1962. It was designed by James Fickes.

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Date
1978

  1 image

Date
1978
Subjects
Arcadia County Park
Physical Description
8x10 b&w
ID
904
Collection
Photographs
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General information regarding Arcadia County Park

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
January 24, 1936 p. 1 (appropriation)
January 27, 1936 p. 1 (ground breaking)
January 25, 1937 p. 1 (building of golf course)
May 14, 1937 p. 1 (dedication of county park)
August 10, 1939 Section II, p. 2 (name changed from Santa Anita Regional Recreational Park)
April 17, 1941 p. 1 ("The Hiker" statue dedicated)
April 21, 1941 p. 1 ("The Hiker" statue unveiled)
February 13, 1942 p. 8
May 20, 1950 p. 1 (golf clubhouse addition)
December 27, 1956 p. 1
March 18, 1957 p. 1 (suit regarding strip between E. Huntington Drive and the park)
October 14, 1957 p. 1 (Par-3 Golf Course)
October 17, 1957 p. 1 (Par-3 Golf Course)
March 27, 1958 p. 1 (P.E. right of way)
April 20, 1959 p. 1 (Little League Ball Park)
June 22, 1959 p. 1 (redevelopment)
August 31, 1959 p. 1 (Senior Citizen's Center
September 16, 1962 p. 1 (named for J. Hoeppel)
September 16, 1962 p. 3 (fountain)
May 16, 1963 p. 1 (World War II use)
March 10, 1966 p. 1 (major improvements)
October 29, 1972 p. 1 (new golf clubhouse denied)
January 18, 1973 p. 1 (Federal funds sought for project)
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
January 24, 1936 p. 1 (appropriation)
January 27, 1936 p. 1 (ground breaking)
January 25, 1937 p. 1 (building of golf course)
May 14, 1937 p. 1 (dedication of county park)
August 10, 1939 Section II, p. 2 (name changed from Santa Anita Regional Recreational Park)
April 17, 1941 p. 1 ("The Hiker" statue dedicated)
April 21, 1941 p. 1 ("The Hiker" statue unveiled)
February 13, 1942 p. 8
May 20, 1950 p. 1 (golf clubhouse addition)
December 27, 1956 p. 1
March 18, 1957 p. 1 (suit regarding strip between E. Huntington Drive and the park)
October 14, 1957 p. 1 (Par-3 Golf Course)
October 17, 1957 p. 1 (Par-3 Golf Course)
March 27, 1958 p. 1 (P.E. right of way)
April 20, 1959 p. 1 (Little League Ball Park)
June 22, 1959 p. 1 (redevelopment)
August 31, 1959 p. 1 (Senior Citizen's Center
September 16, 1962 p. 1 (named for J. Hoeppel)
September 16, 1962 p. 3 (fountain)
May 16, 1963 p. 1 (World War II use)
March 10, 1966 p. 1 (major improvements)
October 29, 1972 p. 1 (new golf clubhouse denied)
January 18, 1973 p. 1 (Federal funds sought for project)
Subjects
Parks - Arcadia County Park
Item ID
4099AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Arcadia park goes to the dogs. The 46th annual Bassett Hound Picnic was held at the Arcadia County Park. Picnic featured contests for the saddest face, longest ears, most spots, humorous costume, and crazy hat.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
October 14, 2002
Pages
p. A3
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
October 14, 2002
Pages
p. A3
Subjects
Animals - Dogs
Parks - Arcadia County Park
Item ID
24840AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Supervisor Katherine Barger continues tradition started by precedessor, Michael Antonovich, of hosting a Memorial Day tribute to Veterans and their families at Arcadia County Park, Saturday, May 26, 2018, 10 AM - 2 PM.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
May 24, 2018
Pages
p. 1, 13
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
May 24, 2018
Pages
p. 1, 13
Subjects
Barger, Katherine
Holidays
Memorial Day
Veterans
Item ID
35374AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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The 37-acre Arcadia County Park is one of 25 parks Los Angeles County may close in the San Gabriel Valley in 1993-1994.

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Newspaper
Los Angeles Times, San Gabriel Valley Section
Date
April 8, 1993
Pages
p. J-1
Newspaper
Los Angeles Times, San Gabriel Valley Section
Date
April 8, 1993
Pages
p. J-1
Subjects
Parks - Arcadia County Park
Item ID
234AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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City Council is looking into a possible city takeover of Arcadia County Park.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
September 8, 1997
Pages
p. A5
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
September 8, 1997
Pages
p. A5
Subjects
Parks - Arcadia County Park
Item ID
10264AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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97 new trees have been planted at Arcadia County Park.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
December 14, 1986
Pages
p. A-1
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
December 14, 1986
Pages
p. A-1
Subjects
Parks - Arcadia County Park
Item ID
2139AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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The Arcadia County Park was visited by members of the Society for Creative Anachronism dressed in Renaissance attire.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
September 26, 1988
Pages
p. A-1 photo
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
September 26, 1988
Pages
p. A-1 photo
Subjects
Parks - Arcadia County Park
Item ID
2142AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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The 37-acre Arcadia County Park, which costs the Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation Department $234,000 a year to operate, may be fenced off and "abandoned" if the Department is forced to slash 25% of its budget.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
March 27, 1993
Pages
p. A-3 photo
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
March 27, 1993
Pages
p. A-3 photo
Subjects
Parks - Arcadia County Park
Item ID
229AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Arcadia city officials are looking into the possibility of developing some of the northern portion of Arcadia County Park for commercial use.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
September 18, 1997
Pages
p. 1
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
September 18, 1997
Pages
p. 1
Subjects
Parks - Arcadia County Park
Item ID
26094AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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