Bobcat Fire Smoke, Evacuations Force Santa Anita Park To Postpone Its Opening DayThe racetrack remains closed to the public because of the coronavirus pandemic, but live racing was scheduled to start up again on Sept. 19. But with the Bobcat Fire still burning in the Angeles National Forest above Arcadia, Opening Day has been postponed.
Applications Accepted Now For US Forest Service's 2020 Women-In-Wildfire Basic Training CampThe week-long training camp starts Nov. 16 and will be led by female firefighters with more than 60 years of combined experience.
Weekend Access To Chantry Flats Temporarily Closed Due To Heavy Traffic, Return Of Hot, Dry ConditionsEven as much of the state reopens, the Angeles National Forest will temporarily close weekend access to the Chantry Flat recreation area starting Saturday.
2-Year-Old Filly Is 15th Horse To Die At Santa Anita Park This SeasonSanta Anita Park remains closed to the public, but restarted live racing on May 15 after closing on March 27 because of the coronavirus outbreak.
2 Racehorses Die In Separate Incidents At Santa Anita, Los Alamitos Race TracksTailback, a 4-year-old gelding, died Sunday at Santa Anita Park, according to the California Horse Racing Board, while Rowboat Romeo, a 2-year-old colt that had not raced before, died Saturday at Los Alamitos Race Course.
Man Found Burned After Suspected Drug Lab Explodes In Million-Dollar Arcadia HomeOfficers were sent to the 2500 block of South Second Avenue at about 10:50 p.m. Monday to check out a report of a car that had crashed into a home. They didn’t find any sort of collision – but they did find there had been an explosion at the home.
Arcadia Brings Back Basketball Courts After Accusations Of 'Theater,' Apology Over Saying They Brought In A 'Type'Mayor Pro Tem Roger Chandler shocked everyone in the chamber when he accused Mayor April Verlato of orchestrating a so-called “theater.” But at the same meeting, he also apologized for using the word “type,” saying he meant people he says were intimidating other park-goers and never mentioned race.
Arcadia Residents Protest To Keep Eisenhower Park's Basketball CourtsAn off-handed comment about the “types” who play basketball in Arcadia’s parks prompted a loud protest in support of keeping the quiet community’s popular courts.
1 Dead After Car Goes Flying, Crashes Sideways Into Arcadia Flower ShopThe crash was first reported at about 3:15 a.m. at Arcadia Main Flores, 30 Las Tunas Drive. The impact of the crash left the red vehicle sideways through a display window of the shop.
Missing 12-Year-Old Arcadia Boy Found SafeTristan Chou was last seen Sunday morning at his home in the 100 block of Diamond Street.
$3 Daily Parking Fee Goes Into Effect At Arcadia, Duarte Gold Line StationsThe free park and ride in Arcadia and Duarte is over -- Metro Gold Line riders will now have to pay to park at these two busy stations in the San Gabriel Valley.
Horse Deaths At Santa Anita Park Puts Spotlight On Stronach Family FeudThe deaths of nearly two dozen horses at Santa Anita Park has pulled back the curtain on the nasty feud roiling the wealthy, private family that controls the racetrack.
Races To Continue At Santa Anita Through June Despite Nearly 2 Dozen Horse DeathsSanta Anita will continue racing through the end of the current meet on June 23, despite objections from animal rights activists who urged the California Horse Racing Board to shutter the historic track.
Woman Found Murdered In Backyard Of Her Arcadia HomeThe woman’s car, a white 2005 Lexus RX 300, is missing and may have been stolen around the time of the murder, deputies said.
4 Days Of Racing Resumes At Santa Anita Park, Days After Death Of 23rd HorseFour consecutive and lucrative days of runs starts Thursday, and one of those races will include the Santa Anita Derby – a Kentucky Derby qualifier.