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Race horse Sugar Fish stumbles into stakes win at Santa Anita Park. The 3-year-old filly was ridden by jockey Tyler Baze in the Summertime Oaks at Santa Anita on June 8, 2024.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36700
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
June 9, 2024
Pages
p. B8
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
June 9, 2024
Pages
p. B8
Subjects
Baze, Tyler
Horses and horse racing
Santa Anita Park-2021-2030
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Arcadia High School: After hitting benchmarks for academic success, Class of 2024 graduates at Santa Anita Park. Arcadia High School Class of 2024 has a 99.99% graduation rate, according to its district. There are 759 students in Arcadia High School's graduating class, with an average GPA of 3.45. Other achievements and college acceptances and majors are given.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36701
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
June 9, 2024
Pages
p. A3, A17
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
June 9, 2024
Pages
p. A3, A17
Subjects
Arcadia High School
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Actor and activist George Takei, famous for portraying Hikaru Sulu on the Star Trek television show, is determined to keep telling his Japanese American story. He and his family were incarcerated, along with 120,000 other Japanese Americans, including children, labeled enemies during World War II. Takei spent 3 years behind barbed wires, guarded by soldiers with guns, in 3 camps: Santa Anita Park racetrack (Santa Anita Assembly Center), Camp Rohwer, and Tule Lake.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36690
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
May 31, 2024
Pages
p. A4

Popular "Star Wars" talents to head fundraiser on May 4 at Chalice Collectibles at The Shops at Santa Anita mall in Arcadia, 400 South Baldwin Avenue. All proceeds go to the Make-A-Wish Foundation and Starlight Foundation. Pictured is Kat Cressida, the voice of Princess Leia in popular video games. See also Arcadia Weekly, pp. 1, 15, March 28, 2024.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36681
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
April 29, 2024
Pages
p. A3
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
April 29, 2024
Pages
p. A3
Subjects
Celebrities
Chalice Collectibles
Cressida, Kat
Shops at Santa Anita
Toys
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Creative Housing Options in Arcadia (CHOA). Local efforts to address the lack of affordable housing and homelessness. On Saturday, April 20, 2024, a group of about 30 community members met at The Hills Church in Arcadia for a 2-hour "Sharing Session" to learn about what is being done in the city to address these issues. Safe Parking Programs were discussed. Arcadia City Council member Eileen L. Wang and Arcadia Mayor April Verlato attended.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36682
Newspaper
Mountain Views News
Date
April 27, 2024
Pages
p. 7
Newspaper
Mountain Views News
Date
April 27, 2024
Pages
p. 7
Subjects
Homelessness
Housing
McGrail, Wendy
Social issues
Veerman, Mike
Wetterau, Sharon Chun
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Horse named Stronghold and jockey Antonio Fresu top horse named Imagination, with jockey Frankie Dettori, to win the Grade I, $750,000 Santa Anita Derby on Saturday, April 6, at Santa Anita Park.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36668
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
April 7, 2024
Pages
p. B9
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
April 7, 2024
Pages
p. B9
Subjects
Fresu, Antonio
Dettori, Frankie
Horses and horse racing
Santa Anita Park-2021-2030
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Jockey Frankie Dettori wins near-record 6 races in the Santa Anita Derby at Santa Anita Park on Saturday, April 6.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36669
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
April 7, 2024
Pages
p. B9
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
April 7, 2024
Pages
p. B9
Subjects
Dettori, Frankie
Horses and horse racing
Santa Anita Park-2021-2030
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Santa Anita Park racing weekend is rained out for March 30 and March 31. The track announced an added race card for Thursday, April 4.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36663
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
March 29, 2024
Pages
p. B8
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
March 29, 2024
Pages
p. B8
Subjects
Horses and horse racing
Rain
Santa Anita Park-2021-2030
Weather
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Arcadia High School names Eric Elias as head football coach. Elias is a former assistant coach and an Arcadia alum. He was offensive coordinator at Cantwell Sacred Heart this past season, and has had previous coaching experience at Buena Park, Schurr, and Arroyo.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36664
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
March 29, 2024
Pages
p. B2
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
March 29, 2024
Pages
p. B2
Subjects
Arcadia High School sports--boys football
Coaches
Elias, Eric
Collection
Newspaper Index
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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.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36660
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
Collection
Newspaper Index
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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.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36658
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
Collection
Newspaper Index
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The price hasn't been right for bettors at Santa Anita Park. It's too easy to pick the winners. Betting favorites are winning 46% of the races since the meet opened December 26. That's much higher than normal in thoroughbred racing (about 33%), than the highest for any of Santa Anita's 85 previous winter-spring seasons.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36652
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
March 15, 2024
Pages
p. B8
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
March 15, 2024
Pages
p. B8
Subjects
Betting
Gambling
Santa Anita Park-2021-2030
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Newspaper Index
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Antyone Sims, Arcadia High School football coach resigned this month for personal reasons. Alternately spelled Sims, Antoine in previous articles.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36646
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
March 9, 2024
Pages
p. B2
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
March 9, 2024
Pages
p. B2
Subjects
Arcadia High School sports--boys football
Sims, Antoine
Sims, Antyone
Collection
Newspaper Index
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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.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36641
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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Newspaper Index
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The Book Rack, a bookstore that has served Arcadia for 40 years, is closing. The owner Karen is retiring. Doors close permanently on February 23, 2024. The store's address is 204 South First Avenue, Arcadia, CA 91006.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36638
Newspaper
Mountain Views News
Date
February 24, 2024
Pages
p. 6
Newspaper
Mountain Views News
Date
February 24, 2024
Pages
p. 6
Subjects
The Book Rack
Bookstores
Small business
Collection
Newspaper Index
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A fourth horse dies from training injury at Santa Anita Park. A 5-year-old mare named Big Switch has been euthanized following a sesamoid injury from exercising. Owner and breeder is George Krikorian. Trainer was John Sadler and jockey was Juan Hernandez.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36637
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
February 22, 2024
Pages
p. 2

Santa Anita Park cancels Friday racing due to recent storms. Friday's card will be redrawn Saturday and held February 15. Santa Anita Park V.P. and General Manager Nate Newby said more than 10 inches of rain fell in Arcadia since Sunday afternoon.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36634
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
February 8, 2024
Pages
p. B3
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
February 8, 2024
Pages
p. B3
Subjects
Horses and horse racing
Newby, Nate
Rain
Santa Anita Park-2021-2030
Weather
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Old Town Monrovia's Underdog Bookstore--an LGBTQ-owned book shop uplifting diverse authors and local presses--fights intolerance with inventory. Bookseller Muse Lee was confronted by a customer, a woman who felt "oppressed as a white person" and voiced objections that included racism and homophobia. Emily Lindley-Rodriguez, who works in Arcadia, is saddened to hear of the hate experienced at Underdog.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36633
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
February 6, 2024
Pages
p. A3
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
February 6, 2024
Pages
p. A3
Subjects
Lee, Muse
Underdog Bookstore
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Community rallies around Arcadia Donuts' owners Francois Ung and Shally Ung. In recent weeks, they've been doing fundraisers for victims and survivors of the mass shooting at a Monterey Park dance studio one year ago, which claimed the life of their friend Andy Kao. Surveillance video shows someone broke into Ung's car and stole the fundraiser money. A Gofundme is set up if people want to help the couple recover the money.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36626
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
February 1, 2024
Pages
p. A1

Monterey Park mass shooting one year later. City still lives in massacre's shadow. Permanent memorial to the 11 victims is still in planning stages. In Arcadia, doughnut business owners Francois Ung and his wife Shally Ung remember and honor their friend Andy Kao, a victim of the shooting at the Star Ballroom Dance Studio on January 21, 2023, with a pledge that they will send proceeds from sales at their Arcadia Donuts store on January 20 and 21 to the Monterey Park Hope and Resiliency Center and the Andy Kao Memorial Ballroom Dance Group to assist funding the nonprofit organizations. See also related article, "Who were the Monterey Park shooting victims? A year later, a reflection," Pasadena Star News, p. A13, January 21, 2024.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36628
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
January 20, 2024
Pages
p. A1, A6

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