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City of Arcadia celebrates groundbreaking for Alexan Azalea, a residential mixed-use development, with Trammell Crow Residential. Alexan Azalea is a 7-story, multi-family residential building in downtown Arcadia, featuring 319 new apartments, including 26 units dedicated as affordable. Located one block from the Metro station.

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Newspaper
Mountain Views News
Date
May 25, 2024
Pages
p. 6
Newspaper
Mountain Views News
Date
May 25, 2024
Pages
p. 6
Subjects
Apartments
Housing
Mixed-use developments
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Star Wars stars to meet fans, raise funds for charity at Chalice Collectibles signing event at The Shops at Santa Anita mall in Arcadia. The event raises funds for two of Lucas Films's favorite charities: The Make-A-Wish Foundation and Starlight Foundation. See also Arcadia Weekly, pp. 1, 15, March 28, 2024.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
April 25, 2024
Pages
p. 1, 39
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
April 25, 2024
Pages
p. 1, 39
Subjects
Celebrities
Chalice Collectibles
Shops at Santa Anita
Toys
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Longtime Arcadia City Clerk Gene Glasco retires. Glasco has served 12 years as its elected City Clerk. In 2022, Arcadia voters approved an update to the City Charter that eliminated the position of the elected City Clerk. With Glasco's retirement, the City Manager will appoint a City Clerk. Most of the traditional City Clerk duties are currently performed by professional staff in the City Manager's Office, ensuring uninterrupted service to the public. Photo of Glasco with Arcadia City Council. See press release dated April 18, 2024 in VF for full-text.

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Newspaper
Mountain Views News
Date
April 20, 2024
Pages
p. 6
Newspaper
Mountain Views News
Date
April 20, 2024
Pages
p. 6
Subjects
Arcadia City Clerks
Glasco, Gene
Retirements
Veterans
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One found dead in apartment fire on Genoa Street near First Avenue on Sunday, April 7. Arcadia police Lieutenant Kollin Cieadlo said there were no signs of foul play so far. Charlie Tuggle, a battalion chief with Arcadia Fire Department estimated damages to the structure at $10,000 and $1,000 to the contents. Arcadia fire Captain Drew Pryor said the call came in at 9:18 P.M. and the bathroom of the apartment was on fire. By 9:37 P.M. the fire was out. The dead man's identity has not been released.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
April 9, 2024
Pages
p. A3
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
April 9, 2024
Pages
p. A3
Subjects
Arcadia Fire Department
Cieadlo, Kollin
Deaths
Pryor, Drew
Tuggle, Charlie
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Star Wars celebrities to gather for fan event at Chalice Collectibles in Arcadia to raise funds for charity. Chalice Collectibles is one of the biggest independent retail stores selling Funko Pops (mostly vinyl pop culture figurines). Chris Bartlett, the voice and human behind C-3PO and 1-JAC on the Disney Plus streaming series "Obi Wan Kenobi," Kat Cressida, the voice of Princess Leia in "Star Wars: Rebellion," "X-Wing Alliance," and "Star Wars: Rogue Squadron," Misty Rosas, who portrayed Kuiil and Frog Lady on "The Mandalorian," and Leilani Shiu, who portrayed Teeka the Jawa on "Obi Wan Kenobi," Tatooine Jawa and offworld Jawa on "The Mandalorian" and other roles on "The Book of Boba Fett" will be there to sign toys and stuff. Chalice Collectibles is located in The Shops at Santa Anita (mall), 400 South Baldwin, Suite 2, Arcadia, CA 91007.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
March 28, 2024
Pages
p. 1, 15
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
March 28, 2024
Pages
p. 1, 15
Subjects
Celebrities
Chalice Collectibles
Shops at Santa Anita
Toys
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Pasadena Symphony announces Brett Mitchell as new music director, beginning a 5-year tenure on April 1. The Pasadena Symphony makes up half of the Pasadena Symphony and Pops Organization, and officials said Michael Feinstein will continue as conductor of the Pasadena Pops, which presents an annual summer concert series at the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
March 28, 2024
Pages
p. 14

Sofia Herrera strikes out 15 in Arcadia High School softball's win over Muir High School.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
March 28, 2024
Pages
p. B2

Arcadia firefighters raise funds to help fight pediatric cancer. Arcadia firefighters have been involved with Saint Baldrick's Foundation for over 15 years, said Arcadia Fire Chief Chen Suen. Arcadia firefighters are shown in photo.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
March 21, 2024
Pages
p. 23
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
March 21, 2024
Pages
p. 23
Subjects
Arcadia firefighters
Cancer
Fundraisers
Suen, Chen
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High school track and field notes. Local athletes starting to leave an impression. The Covina Invitational takes places March 29-30, Arcadia Invitational takes place April 5-6, and Mt. SAC Relays on April 18-20, but there are some standout competitors such as Reena Hsieh of Arcadia and Arcadia juniorLayla Roslan.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
March 15, 2024
Pages
p. B2
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
March 15, 2024
Pages
p. B2
Subjects
High school sports
Hsieh, Reena
Roslan, Layla
Track and Field
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Fans commiserate in closing of their beloved bookstore. 78-year-old Karen Kropp, owner of The Book Rack, a bookstore in Arcadia, has closed the store on First Avenue, after taking over the reins 18 years ago. Declining sales worseneed by the pandemic, as well as her upcoming 80th birthday, precipitated the closure. The store's address was 204 South First Avenue, Arcadia, CA 91006.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
February 29, 2024
Pages
p. A1, A7
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
February 29, 2024
Pages
p. A1, A7
Subjects
The Book Rack
Bookstores
Kropp, Karen
Small business
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San Gabriel Mountains-Veterans seeking expansion of forest. Advocates ask White House to add acreage to federal protection. Iraq War veteran Steve Dunwoody leads veterans struggling with PTSD on hikes through the Angeles National Forest. The veterans group joins legislators, cities, tribal, and environmental groups in support of adding forest land to the San Gabriel Mountains monument. The proposed addition borders the cities of Santa Clarita, Monrovia, Arcadia, and Sierra Madre, as well as Los Angeles communities of Sylmar, Tujunga, and Sunland. Twin bills from House of Representatives Rep. Judy Chu, D-Pasadena and U.S. Sentor Alex Padilla, D-Calif. propose an expansion that would grow the monument by one-third.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
February 19, 2024
Pages
p. A1, A8

Obituary/death notice. Victor Vener, Cal Phil and Pasadena Pops founder, dies at 78. Vener brought outdoor concerts to the Santa Anita Park Race Track, The Arboretum, Descanso Gardens, Rose Bowl, and others.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
January 11, 2024
Pages
p. 1, 14
Announcement Type
Obituary or death notice
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
January 11, 2024
Pages
p. 1, 14
Announcement Type
Obituary or death notice
Subjects
Vener, Victor
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Rose Parade 2024. SOI RV Club is a primo event for RV enthusiasts. The Sports Coach Owners International (SOI) has been organizing Rose Parade rallies for 45 years. They park at Santa Anita Park and attend multiple events including Equestfest, Bandfest, and some horse racing at the track.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
January 2, 2024
Pages
p. A7

Rose Parade moves, grooves. The 2024 theme is a salute to music. The parade's Rose Queen is Italy-born Naomi Stillitano of Arcadia.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
January 2, 2024
Pages
p. A1, A5

Arcadia City Council members standing, left to right: Michael Cao, Mayor April Verlato, Eileen Wang, Sharon Kwan, and Paul P. Cheng. Seated is Gene Glasco, retiring as City Clerk as of April 16, 2024. Photo taken April 16, 2024 outside Arcadia City Council Chambers.

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Date
2024

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Date
2024
Subjects
Arcadia City Council
Cao, Michael
Cheng, Paul P.
Glasco, Gene
Kwan, Sharon
Wang, Eileen
Physical Description
color printout, born digital, see P:\Library Photos\images
ID
2308
Collection
Photographs
Images
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World AIDS Dayspotlights those who have died. This is the 35th anniversary of World AIDS Day. One event is being held at The Arboretum in Arcadia, a breakfast hosted by Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger. Paul Edmonds will be the speaker.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
December 1, 2023
Pages
p. A1, A3
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
December 1, 2023
Pages
p. A1, A3
Subjects
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
Barger, Kathryn
Diseases
Edmonds, Paul
Infections
Public Health
Viruses
Collection
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Los Angeles County Arboretum celebrates 75th anniversary with an Arboretum Foundation fundraiser event honoring Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger for her ongoing support. The event raised $241,000 for the education programs and care of the 125 acre Arboretum gardens and landmark structures. Also in attendance Michael Desplaines, CEO of the Arboretum, Susan Kranwinkle, Annette Castro Ramirez, and Pamela Hillings Tegtmeyer (all in photos).

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
November 20, 2023
Pages
p. A3, A4

The 70th annual Arcadia Festival of Bands set for Saturday, November 18. It has grown into one of the most popular marching band reviews in Southern California and is the longest-running event of its kind in the state. Photo of Arcadia High School Band and Color Guard. Kevin Sherrill is the Band and Percussion director at Arcadia High School. The parade's grand marshal is retired Arcadia Fire Department Captain Neil Conrad.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
November 16, 2023
Pages
p. 13
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
November 16, 2023
Pages
p. 13
Subjects
Arcadia Festival of Bands-2021-2030
Conrad, Neil
Marching Bands
Music
Sherrill, Kevin
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Lightscape, a 1-mile trail of art installations that celebrates the holiday season at Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden, runs selected dates November 17 through January 2, at 301 North Baldwin Avenue.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
November 10, 2023
Pages
p. A10
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
November 10, 2023
Pages
p. A10
Subjects
Holidays
Lightscape
Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden
Collection
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Breeders' Cup. Teen boy dies day after namesake horse wins. Cody's Wish, which won the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile race at Santa Anita Park, was named after 17-year-old Cody Dorman. Cody's Wish won the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile for the second consecutive year. Cody Dorman had Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36577
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
November 7, 2023
Pages
p. A3
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
November 7, 2023
Pages
p. A3
Subjects
Santa Anita Park-2021-2030
Breeders' Cup
Dorman, Cody
Horses and horse racing
Collection
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