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Mrs. Irene Wiley was freed on the charge that she was wilfully cruel to her 13-year-old daughter Susan Wiley, aka "Genie." The article was written by Lucie Lowery. A 13-year-old girl named Susan Wiley was reportedly a prisoner in her home for all her life until a social worker discovered the abuse. Susan's parents Clark Wiley and Irene Wiley were arrested. The family home is at 6722 Golden West Avenue, in a county area of Arcadia. Susan Wiley was living in an environment of total isolation and deprivation and was malnourished. She cannot talk, is deformed, barely able to walk and is not toilet trained. She has been placed in the care of Children's Hospital. The child has come to be known by the alias "Genie." See VF "Wiley, Susan" for hard copy.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
December 16, 1970
Pages
p. 1
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
December 16, 1970
Pages
p. 1
Subjects
Child Abuse
Feral children
"Genie"
Suicides
Wiley, Clark
Wiley, Irene
Wiley, Susan
Item ID
31750AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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"Captive Girl" Susan (aka 'Genie') Wiley's father Clark Wiley committed suicide. Clark Wiley shot himself minutes before he was to have appeared in Alhambra Municipal Court on charges of child abuse. The article was written by Dick Lloyd. With related stories "Note tells instructions for funeral (p. 1)," "A story he wanted to tell sealed by death of father (p. 6)," "Changed laws could have averted tragedy (p. 6)," and "Mrs. Wiley shelters at welfare agency: custody hearing Monday (p. 6)." A 13-year-old girl named Susan Wiley was reportedly a prisoner in her home for all her life until a social worker discovered the child abuse. Susan's parents Clark Wiley and Irene Wiley were arrested. The family home is at 6722 Golden West Avenue, in a county area of Arcadia. Susan Wiley was living in an environment of total isolation and deprivation and was malnourished. She cannot talk, is deformed, barely able to walk and is not toilet trained. She has been placed in the care of Children's Hospital. The child has come to be known by the alias "Genie." See hard copy in VF Wiley, Susan aka "Genie".

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper31553
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
November 22, 1970
Pages
p. 1
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
November 22, 1970
Pages
p. 1
Subjects
Child Abuse
Feral children
"Genie"
Suicides
Wiley, Clark
Wiley, Irene
Wiley, Susan
Item ID
31749AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Arcadia - Wiley, Susan aka "Genie" (Wild child--feral child)

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1. "Girl 'prisoner' in home 13 years: physical, mental growth stunted. Arcadia parents arrested on charge of child abuse." Arrested by Temple City Sheriffs at the family home at 6722 Golden West Avenue, Arcadia." Article by Larry Palmer and Bob Brown. From Arcadia Tribune on microfilm, November 18,…
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1. "Girl 'prisoner' in home 13 years: physical, mental growth stunted. Arcadia parents arrested on charge of child abuse." Arrested by Temple City Sheriffs at the family home at 6722 Golden West Avenue, Arcadia." Article by Larry Palmer and Bob Brown. From Arcadia Tribune on microfilm, November 18, 1970.
2. "'Captive Girl' dad suicide: takes life as son John waits. Son says father feared court, notoriety." Article by Dick Lloyd. Arcadia Tribune, November 22, 1970, p. 1. With related stories "Note tells instructions for funeral (p. 1)," "A story he wanted to tell sealed by death of father (p. 6)," "Changed laws could have averted tragedy (p. 6)," and "Mrs. Wiley shelters at welfare agency: custody hearing Monday (p. 6)."
3."Mrs. Wiley freed on child abuse." Article by Lucie Lowery. Arcadia Tribune, December 16, 1970, p. 1.
Subjects
Arcadia - Wiley, Susan aka "Genie" (Wild child--feral child)
Item ID
285AF
Collection
Subject Files
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Birth. To Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Wiley, Feb. 5.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
February 8, 1940
Pages
p. 3
Announcement Type
Birth
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
February 8, 1940
Pages
p. 3
Announcement Type
Birth
Subjects
Wiley, daughter
Item ID
9959AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Tamara Kato owned the Arcadia franchise of Comfort Keepers, an in-home care service. She celebrated her business' one year anniversary this week. She employed about 30 caregivers that visit and live in clients' homes to help clients enjoy some company and maintain their independence.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
September 19, 2009
Pages
p. A11
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
September 19, 2009
Pages
p. A11
Subjects
Business owners
Kato, Tamara
Item ID
31916AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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When someone burglarized her Arcadia home and stole all her children's Christmas gifts, Margie Stitzinger thought she had seen the worst people had to offer. She was surprised when her co-workers at Picasso's Cafe pitched in to replace what was stolen.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
December 24, 1998
Pages
p. A1 w/photo
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
December 24, 1998
Pages
p. A1 w/photo
Subjects
Stitzinger, Margie
Item ID
16946AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Susan Girard, Arcadia's only female Auxiliary Firefighter, talks about herself and her job. Photo

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Newspaper
Sierra Madre News
Date
September 7, 1995
Pages
p. 7
Newspaper
Sierra Madre News
Date
September 7, 1995
Pages
p. 7
Subjects
Girard, Susan
Fire Department
Item ID
4779AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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The Coordinating Council will sponsor an inquiry into the problem of child abuse.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
May 18, 1975
Pages
p. 1
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
May 18, 1975
Pages
p. 1
Subjects
Child Abuse
Item ID
934AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Patsy Chang Kote, a live-in housekeeper, was arrested Monday at the Arcadia home of Ruth LeBerthon on suspicion of elder abuse and grand theft after she admitted tricking the 92 year old woman in her care into cashing pension checks and then taking the money.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
November 12, 1997
Pages
p. A3
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
November 12, 1997
Pages
p. A3
Subjects
Crime and Criminals
Kote, Patsy Chang
Item ID
11197AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
December 2, 1932
Pages
p. 1
Announcement Type
Obituary or death notice
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
December 2, 1932
Pages
p. 1
Announcement Type
Obituary or death notice
Subjects
Wiley, Eunice
Item ID
4847AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Sex therapist Dr. Susan Block is in a zoning fight with Arcadia City. Her building is zoned for office use, not residential, although building license inspectors found 10 bedrooms inside. The brick building is on Las Tunas Drive and is the business location of Saybrook Media, where The Dr. Susan Block Show is produced. Susan Block, aka Dr. Suzy, had an HBO Special "Radio Sex TV with Dr. Susan Block" in the 1990s.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
September 28, 2021
Pages
p. A1, A8
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
September 28, 2021
Pages
p. A1, A8
Subjects
Abeyta, Amber
Block, Susan
Lobkowicz, Maximillian
Podcasts
Saybrook Media Group
Sex therapists
Zoning
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
April 4, 1946
Pages
p. 9
Announcement Type
Obituary or death notice
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
April 4, 1946
Pages
p. 9
Announcement Type
Obituary or death notice
Subjects
Wiley, Keith Norwood
Item ID
7999AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Diane Bade, 39, was recently chosen executive director of the Arcadia Child Health Council.

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Newspaper
Star Tribune
Date
October 12, 1992
Pages
p. 3
Newspaper
Star Tribune
Date
October 12, 1992
Pages
p. 3
Subjects
Arcadia Child Health Council
Bade, Diane
Item ID
138AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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50th wedding anniversary celebration

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune & News
Date
March 27, 1952
Pages
p. 5 w/photo
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune & News
Date
March 27, 1952
Pages
p. 5 w/photo
Subjects
Wiley, Scott (Mr. & Mrs.)
Item ID
11375AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Twelve players on the Arcadia City baseball team, most are wearing "Arcadia City" tee-shirts. Three are wearing baseball mitts. Left to right, front row: Ed Harris, Al Stegeman, Jack Tillotson, Eric Topel, Bruce Moore, Harry Holms. Left to right, back row: Albert Adcock (Councilman), Don Morgan, Ralph Truan, Forest Wiley, Joe Ocello, Ed Hale.

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Date
1947

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Gordon Kirk, a senior pastor of Lake Avenue Church in Pasadena, has resigned abruptly. Some concerns have been raised by Pasadena attorney Wiley Bunn. One concern involves the sale of Kirk's home in Arcadia.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
August 23, 2005
Pages
p. A1
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
August 23, 2005
Pages
p. A1
Subjects
Kirk, Gordon
Pastors
Lake Avenue Church
Churches
Item ID
29842AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Newspaper
Arcadia Bulletin
Date
August 15, 1960
Pages
p. 12 w/photo
Announcement Type
Marriage
Newspaper
Arcadia Bulletin
Date
August 15, 1960
Pages
p. 12 w/photo
Announcement Type
Marriage
Subjects
McAloney, Beverly
Wiley, Max K.
Item ID
17703AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Newspaper
Arcadia Bulletin
Date
March 31, 1952
Pages
p. 7 w/photo
Announcement Type
Marriage
Newspaper
Arcadia Bulletin
Date
March 31, 1952
Pages
p. 7 w/photo
Announcement Type
Marriage
Subjects
Wiley, Katherine
Davis, Richard C.
Item ID
11393AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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50th wedding anniversary.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
December 4, 1958
Pages
p. 18
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
December 4, 1958
Pages
p. 18
Subjects
Wade, Herman
Wade, Jessie Wiley
Item ID
17239AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Obituary/death notice. In Loving Memory of Jean Irwin Lewis, Aug. 21, 1914 - Nov. 7, 2006. Jean was born in El Monte, California. She was the school nurse at Rosemead High School for 26 years. After retirement in 1976, Jean enjoyed traveling and her second home in Mexico. She has been active with the Arcadia Senior Friendship Club and the Arcadia Presbyterian Church. Jean always had a zest for living and enjoyed new experiences. Her husband, Jim Lewis, and daughter, Sally Lash, survive her. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation or the Vitas Innovative Hospice Care, Covina, in her name.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
November 11, 2006
Pages
p. News 9
Announcement Type
Obituary or death notice
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
November 11, 2006
Pages
p. News 9
Announcement Type
Obituary or death notice
Subjects
Lewis, Jean Irwin
Item ID
30458AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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