Arcadia High School
Police sought the public’s help on Thursday to locate a man suspected of groping women near two local schools in Arcadia.
Band director Kevin Sherrill said about 300 students comprise the band, which has competed for the last 14 years and has regular practice to ensure they’re in top form.
A local school whose band has garnered national attention by performing in the Rose Parade 14 times will appear in a Super Bowl ad this Sunday.
An Azusa man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly making a series of phone threats against several schools, a health facility and a shopping mall in the east San Gabriel Valley last week.
Arcadia High School Thursday was on lockdown after police received an anonymous call stating there was man with a gun on campus.
A final decision about the fate of 15-year coach Jim O’Brien was expected to be made following a 7:30 a.m. meeting of the Arcadia Unified School District board meeting.
An unspecified bomb threat has put Arcadia High School on lockdown Wednesday afternoon.