I learned all about the training that goes into and the benefits that come out of a police K-9 unit. Read all about it in my last Arcadia Weekly story.
Arcadia City Council Updating City Software
Who knew software was so important and so expensive? Find out more in my new Arcadia Weekly article.
The Director of the Library and Museum Retires
Talking to outgoing library director Mary Beth Hayes was a great experience. Her descriptions of being a librarian were almost enough to make me consider a career change. Read all about her in my new Arcadia Weekly article.
Arcadia in the Running for Most Business Friendly City
I learned all about the Eddy Awards aka the Most Business Friendly City Awards while writing this article. See what they're all about and who Arcadia was up against in my most recent Arcadia Weekly article.
Firefighters Bring Hope to Homeless in Arcadia
The Arcadia Firefighters are stepping up again, going above and beyond their job descriptions to bring Hope Packages to the homeless. Find out what a Hope Package is and why this program started in my new Arcadia Weekly article.
Once Again, Verizon’s Cell-Tower Appeal Postponed
Wireless towers in residential areas are a controversial issue. Residents in Arcadia are unhappy about Verizon Wireless's plan to build one in a church parking lot. Find out all about their concerns and the state of Verizon's appeal to the city council in my new Arcadia Weekly article.
Chinese American Equalization Association Demands Electoral Changes
The City of Arcadia has another lawsuit threat to contend with. Find out what the Chinese American Equalization Association demands and why in my most recent Arcadia Weekly article.
Zoning Codes on Vacant Homes in the Works
There is a vacant home on the next street over from my house. I watched as week by week it degenerated. The windows got boarded up, the foxglove took over as the grass died out, the fence lost a board or two, just enough so when you walked by you caught glimpses of strange shapes... Continue Reading →
City Council Approves Changes to Zoning Code, General Plan
I never quite realized how comprehensive city zoning codes were until I learned about the updates Arcadia was making to theirs. Learn all about them in my new Arcadia Weekly article.
Arcadia Firefighters Showing Support for Breast Cancer Awareness
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! It was really quite lovely to see the Arcadia Firefighters wearing pink to raise awareness of this awful disease. Read all about what inspired them to do so in my most recent Arcadia Weekly article.