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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.

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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
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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.

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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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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.

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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
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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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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.

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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
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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.

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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
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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.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
January 20, 2024
Pages
p. A1, A6

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
Collection
Newspaper Index
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The USC Arcadia Hospital helds its Crystal Ball fundraiser on October 7 to honor cardiologist Dr. Heiner Vogelbach for his 40 years of dedication to USC Arcadia Hospital (formerly Methodist Hospital). The entertainment was by Big Bad Voodoo Daddy. Some of Vogelbach's career information is included.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
November 6, 2023
Pages
p. A4
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
November 6, 2023
Pages
p. A4
Subjects
Crystal Ball
USC Arcadia Hospital
Rogers, Melinda
Throop, Angel
Vogelbach, Heiner, Dr.
Collection
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Let's make a record. Onyx Record Press plant, has recently opened in Arcadia, to manufacture vinyl record albums. Founded by Gil Tamazyan, recording artists Moe Espinosa, Surachai and Cyrusrex, their advanced record pressing plant is in a 5200 s.f. building in Arcadia. Located at 11728 Goldring Road, Suite A, Arcadia, California, 91006, according to their website onyxrecordpress.com. See hard copy in VF.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
October 22, 2023
Pages
p. C4

Indictment implicates Baldwin Park's ex-city attorney Robert Tafoya in $70,000 bribery scheme to help secure cannabis permit from a vote by Councilman Ricardo Pacheco. Special agents with the FBI and IRS arrested former Compton Councilmember Isaac Galvan, 36, and another person, a 50-year-old Arcadia resident, who is the owner and operator of a cannabis grower that obtained a permit in Baldwin Park.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
September 24, 2023
Pages
p. A1, A8
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
September 24, 2023
Pages
p. A1, A8
Subjects
Bribery
Baldwin Park, California
Cannabis
Crime and Criminals
Tafoya, Robert
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Singers Ruben Studdard and Clay Aiken perform at Arcadia Performing Arts Center on Saturday, 9/23/2023. They were two of the favorites on the second season of TV show American Idol. Studdard won the American Idol competition and Clay Aiken was the runner up 20 years ago. The tour is called "Twenty, the Tour."

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
August 31, 2023
Pages
p. A2
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
August 31, 2023
Pages
p. A2
Subjects
Aiken, Clay
Arcadia Performing Arts Center
Singers
Studdard, Ruben
Collection
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Flash-mob robbers target Macy's at The Shops at Santa Anita, the mall in Arcadia. At least 5 people with large bags ransacked a macy's store on Tuesday during a flash-mob robbery. Arcadia Police Department responded to the mall at 400 block of Baldwin Avenue at 1:10 P.M. They stole various boxed sets of perfume, ran, and drove away in a black 4-door sedan.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
August 24, 2023
Pages
p. A3
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
August 24, 2023
Pages
p. A3
Subjects
Crime and Criminals
Macy's Department Store
Robberies
Shops at Santa Anita
Collection
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Presidential history in good hands with Arcadia car detailer Jerome Holland. Holland, owner of Car Bath Mobile Detailing in Arcadia, was one of 40 handpicked automotive detailers who spent 6 days restoring the first Air Force One jet at the Museum of Flight in Seattle.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
July 23, 2023
Pages
p. A3
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
July 23, 2023
Pages
p. A3
Subjects
Automotive detailers
Holland, Jerome
Small business
Collection
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Obituary/death notice. Family, friends mourn loss of Arcadia resident Arekel Carranco after fatal hit-and-run on Huntington Drive on June 30, by a 17-year-old driver.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
July 20, 2023
Pages
p. 27
Announcement Type
Obituary or death notice
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
July 20, 2023
Pages
p. 27
Announcement Type
Obituary or death notice
Subjects
Carranco, Arekel
Collection
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A 38-year-old Los Angeles man, accused of setting four arson fires in Arcadia and of carjacking a woman trying to move her car away from one of the fires, is arrested. The first fire was in a rear corridor on the second floor of The Shops at Santa Anita mall, at 400 South Baldwin Avenue at 11:40 A.M. on Friday. The other three fires were in the vicinity of the 900 block of Arcadia Avenue.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
June 20, 2023
Pages
p. A4
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
June 20, 2023
Pages
p. A4
Subjects
Arson
Crime and Criminals
Fires
Collection
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Los Angeles County Arboretum selects new CEO, Michael Desplaines. He has more than two decades of experience in historic property development and restoration, public garden management, environmental education and fundraising. He begins in July. He previously served as president and CEO of the Norfolk Botanical Garden in Virginia. He replaces Richard Schulhof, who retired after 14 years as CEO.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
May 25, 2023
Pages
p. A3, A5
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
May 25, 2023
Pages
p. A3, A5
Subjects
Desplaines, Michael
Los Angeles County Arboretum
Schulhof, Richard
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San Marino's Li sets record at CIF-SS finals swimming championships. There were impressive performances from the San Gabriel Valley. Sophia Xu of Arcadia was a second place finisher in the girls 100 butterfly with a time of 55.88.

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36481
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
May 9, 2023
Pages
p. B2
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
May 9, 2023
Pages
p. B2
Subjects
High school sports
Swimming
Xu, Sophia
Collection
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What is the horse racing industry doing to prevent catastrophic injuries? The deaths of 7 horses at the home of the Kentucky Derby has once again intensified the debate over the safety of horse racing. How common are injuries and deaths? There have been a spate of deaths in recent years, most notably 30 at Santa Anita Park in 2019. Those led to a series of safety reforms that spread nationally. Article also answers the questions, Why are horses euthanized after a limb injury? Are there treatment alternatives? What is racing doing to address injuries? Who was Barbaro and why did he matter?

https://arcadiahistory.andornot.com/en/permalink/newspaper36482
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
May 9, 2023
Pages
p. B8
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
May 9, 2023
Pages
p. B8
Subjects
Euthanasia
Horses and horse racing
Santa Anita Park-2021-2030
Collection
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