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Santa Anita Park touts its horse safety record at end of its latest meet. The track's racing safety record for horses is at 99.97%, ranking it as the safest track of similar size and activity in North America, counting last year's fall meet and the 6-month winter-spring meet that ended Sunday, June 16. During this span of time, racehorses made a total of 6678 starts with two racing fatalities. Another 12 horses died at the track during that span due to training injuries. See also "Santa Anita Park touts low racing deaths in '23-24; 12 horses die training," Arcadia Weekly, p. 13, June 20, 2024..

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36702
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
June 18, 2024
Pages
p. A1

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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Photo of Holy Angels School-Class of 2024, that graduated on May 31. Includes Alicia Rivera and Job Rivera. By columnist Anissa Rivera.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36693
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
June 2, 2024
Pages
p. A3
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
June 2, 2024
Pages
p. A3
Subjects
Holy Angels School
Rivera, Alicia
Rivera, Anissa
Rivera, Job
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Man, 52, gets two life sentences for killing his nephews in Arcadia. Deyun Shi will spend the rest of his life in prison without a chance for parole for killing 15-year-old Anthony Lin and 16-year-old William Lin in their Arcadia home on the 400 block of Fairview Avenue, and for attacking his now-former wife Amy Lin, at the couple's La Canada Flintridge residence.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36683
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
May 3, 2024
Pages
p. A3, A5
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
May 3, 2024
Pages
p. A3, A5
Subjects
Crime and Criminals
Domestic abuse
Lin, Anthony
Lin, William
Shi, Deyun
Moses, Jared (Judge)
Murders
Trials
Collection
Newspaper Index
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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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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.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36680
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
Collection
Newspaper Index
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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.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36679
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
Collection
Newspaper Index
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National monument expansion possible. Report claims United States President Joe Biden plans to add a third more land to the protection of the San Gabriel Mountains.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36677
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
April 12, 2024
Pages
p. A1, A5

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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The surprising Anna May Wong. Like many, author Katie Salisbury was startled to learn of the star, then couldn't stop looking. Wong was a famous Chinese-American movie star in the 1920s and 1930s and had her own television series in the early 1950s. Salisbury's nonfiction book about Wong's life is titled Not Your China Doll. The author is half-Chinese and grew up in Arcadia.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36657
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
March 24, 2024
Pages
p. C4
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
March 24, 2024
Pages
p. C4
Subjects
Actresses
Arcadia Authors - Salisbury, Katie
Nonfiction books
Wong, Anna May
Collection
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Jury finds Deyun Shi, guilty of killing nephews in their Arcadia home. Shi is convicted of two counts of first-degree murder in the 2016 'revenge' act against estranged wife. See also Pasadena Star News, p. A8, March 13, 2024- Jurors get case of man charged in killings of nephews in Arcadia.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36649
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
March 14, 2024
Pages
p. A1, A8
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
March 14, 2024
Pages
p. A1, A8
Subjects
Crime and Criminals
Lin, Anthony
Lin, William
Shi, Deyun
Murders
Trials
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Murder trial. Deyun Shi, man accused of revenge on family. The prosecutor said Shi, a Chinese citizen, had plan to flee to Hong Kong after killing his 2 teenage nephews in Arcadia and an attack against his wife. Shi faces life in prison without parole if convicted in the January 22, 2016 killings of 15-year-old Anthony Lin and 16-year-old William Lin, and of injuring his wife the day before. The boys were bludgeoned to death in their home in the 400 block of Fairview Avenue in Arcadia.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36642
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
March 1, 2024
Pages
p. A1, A5
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
March 1, 2024
Pages
p. A1, A5
Subjects
Crime and Criminals
Lin, Amy
Lin, Anthony
Lin, William
Shi, Deyun
Murders
Trials
Collection
Newspaper Index
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2024 ELECTIONS - Pasadena City College: Four candidates compete for two Board of Trustee seats on the March 5 election. Voters elect a trustess from each of the seven districts in an area that includes Arcadia, a portion of El Monte, La Canada Flintridge, Pasadena, Rosemead, San Marino, Sierra Madre, South Pasadena, and Temple City. Area 2 candidates are Kevin D. Strotz and James Aragon. Area 6 candidates are Ryan Liu and John Quintanilla.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36639
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
February 25, 2024
Pages
p. A3, A11

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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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.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36636
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
February 19, 2024
Pages
p. A1, A8

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

Arcadia Assisteens Auxiliary accepting applications February 1-28. It is a co-ed auxiliary that provides community service opportunities for high school students. Assisteens staff the Book Buddies Program, in partnership with Arcadia Public Library, and volunteer at the Assistance League of Arcadia's Bargain Box Thrift Shop. A group photo of Assisteens is shown.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36624
Newspaper
Mountain Views News
Date
January 27, 2024
Pages
p. 7
Newspaper
Mountain Views News
Date
January 27, 2024
Pages
p. 7
Subjects
Assistance League of Arcadia
Assisteens
Bargain Box Thrift Shop
Organizations
Volunteers
Collection
Newspaper Index
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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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