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For the period of Sunday, April 4th through Saturday, April 10th, the Police Department 
responded to 1,062 calls for service, of which 119 required formal investigations. 
The following is a summary report of some of the major incidents 
handled by the Department during this period. 

Sunday, April 4:

1. At 1:32 p.m., an officer responded to the 1100 block of Highland Oaks 
Drive regarding a vehicle burglary report. Surveillance footage revealed a male 
suspect smashed the front passenger window before stealing the victim’s jacket 
and fleeing in an older-model Ford F-150 pickup truck. 
Monday, April 5:

2. At 9:27 a.m., an officer responded to Phoenix Medical, located at 159 
East Huntington Drive, regarding a commercial burglary report. The victim discovered 
the business had been broken into over the weekend by unidentified 
suspect(s) who entered and exited through a window that had been forced open. 
The suspect(s) fled with computers, electronics, and bottles of liquor. 
Tuesday, April 6:

3. At 4:47 a.m., an officer responded to Taco Lita, located at 120 East Duarte 
Road, regarding a commercial burglary investigation. Surveillance footage 
revealed a lone suspect smashed the rear glass door with a pipe and fled empty-
handed. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, approximately 5’10” tall,
220 pounds, with a large build, black hair, and he was seen wearing blue jeans, a 
gray sweatshirt, and a white t-shirt. 
4. At 9:21 a.m., an officer responded to Terra Verde Park, located at 200 
East Camino Real Avenue, regarding a stolen vehicle report. Sometime between 
8:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. on April 6th, someone tampered with the victim’s door 
lock and stole her 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe. 
5. At 9:46 a.m., an officer responded to the intersection of Winnie Way and 
Andrews Road regarding a theft from vehicle report. The victim stated his leaf 
blower, hedge trimmer, and checks issued to the victim were stolen from his 2015 
Nissan van. The theft occurred between 8:00 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. on April 6th.
6. At 6:05 p.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 400 block of 
South Baldwin Avenue regarding a mail theft report. The victim believes her mail 
was stolen from her mailbox. There were no signs of forced entry to her locked 
mailbox and the victim is the only person with a key to the mailbox. 
Wednesday, April 7:

7. At 11:00 a.m., an officer responded to StorAmerica Self Storage, located 
at 5630 Peck Road, regarding a commercial burglary report. An investigation 
revealed unknown suspect(s) broke into multiple storage units and fled with jewelry 
and foreign currency. The investigation is pending a review of the surveillance 
8. At 3:12 p.m., an officer responded to the 100 block of El Dorado 
Street regarding a mail theft report. Sometime between Saturday, April 3rd and 
Wednesday, April 7th, unidentified suspects pried open the apartment complex 
community mailbox and stole an unknown amount of mail. 
Thursday, April 8:

9. At 10:21 a.m., an officer responded to the 200 block of Oakhurst Lane 
regarding a fraud report. The victim was notified by her bank that a $900.00 
check had been cashed and withdrawn from her account. An investigation revealed 
the victim’s bank mailed her blank checks, which the victim never received, 
and an unknown suspect used the stolen checks to withdraw funds from 
the victim’s account. 
10. At 6:31 p.m., an officer responded to the 900 block of Mayflower Avenue 
regarding a grand theft report. The victim set down a camera bag in her driveway 
when the suspect, who was driving by, then stopped his vehicle, grabbed 
the camera bag, and drove away. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 
approximately 40 to 50-years-old, seen wearing a baseball cap and a white shirt. 
Surveillance footage was located, and the investigation is pending a review of the 
13. At 10:52 a.m., an officer responded to a residence in the 800 block of 
West Camino Real Avenue regarding a burglary report. An investigation revealed 
the unidentified suspect entered the home through an unlocked front door when 
he encountered the victim. The suspect fled empty-handed. Surveillance footage 
captured the suspect and indicated he is a Hispanic male in his early 30’s, approximately 
6’ tall and 200 pounds, and was seeing wearing a black and white hat, 
and a black shirt and shorts. 

If you have ever passed the Arcadia County Park, you may have caught a glimpse 
of the Vietnam War Memorial Monument. As you drive by you may wonder why it 
is there in the first place. Arcadia City Clerk Gene Glasco will answers these questions 
and more at the Arcadia Community Coordinating Council meeting on May3, 2021. 

As native Californian, Gene Glasco has been an Arcadia resident for 67 years. He is 
currently serving his third term as the City of Arcadia’s elected City Clerk. Gene is 
Arcadia’s first elected City Clerk that is a graduate of Arcadia High School.
Gene served six years in the United States Navy. He spent fourteen months in Vietnam 
as a Radioman in support of US Navy riverboat activities in the Mekong Delta.
Gene has been a volunteer in various capacities for the City of Arcadia and community 
at large. He was a two-term Commissioner and Chairman of the Arcadia 
Senior Citizens Commission. He served four years as President of the Arcadia Historical Society and was Vice President of the 
Arcadia Highlands Home Owners Association. He spent several years as a Volunteer In Patrol with the Arcadia Police Department. 
He was recognized as “Community Activist of the Year” at Congresswoman Judy Chu’s 7th Annual Congressional LeadershipAwards in July 2017, and has assisted her office in nominating several candidates to the United States military academies. Gene 
is the 2017 recipient of California State Assembly member Ed Chau’s “Make A Difference” award in recognition of his outstanding 
service to community members of the 49th Assembly District. Gene was named 2017-2018 Citizen of the Year by the Arcadia 
Chamber of Commerce and the Monrovia Chamber of Commerce awarded him their 2017 Military Service & Stewardship for 
dedicated assistance to Veterans and their causes. 
To learn more about Gene and the Arcadia Vietnam War Memorial, join the Arcadia Community Coordinating Council on May 3,2021. For reservations contact Robin Graney, President, ACCC. 

Meeting Location & Information: Monday, May 3, 2021 11:45 am – 1:30 pm 
Meeting on Zoom RSVP by Saturday, May 1, 2021 

Gene Glasco 


The Arcadia Recreation and Community Services 
Department, Senior Services Division and Methodist 
Hospital are offering a virtual health lecture 
on understanding Psoriatic Arthritis & Psoriasis 
on Friday, April 23 from Noon to 1pm. Join us for 
a virtual lecture with Rheumatologist Huynh W. 
Tran, MD from Methodist Hospital. Psoriasis is a 
common skin condition that affects up to 3 out of 
every 100 people. Psoriatic arthritis is a painful 
joint condition and happens in 50% of psoriasis 
patients. Dr. Tran, who is board certified in internal 
medicine, will help you understand these 
unique conditions to help individuals take better 
care of their joints and skin. 

If you are interested in learning about this lecture 
but do not have a computer there is a dial-in 

All individuals must pre-register by calling Arcadia 
Senior Services at 626.574.5130 at least one 
day prior to the presentation. We will be requesting 
you to provide an email address if you have 

For more information, please call the Senior Services 
Office at 626.574.5130. 



Monrovia, CA – The City of Monrovia encourages residents to apply for positions on the Planning Commission, Historic 


Preservation Commission and Community Services Commission, and Old Town Monrovia business owners to apply for 
positions on the Monrovia Old Town Advisory Board. Applications are due no later than Monday, May 10. Interviews will 


be scheduled in the weeks following. The terms will begin on July 1. 

On Tuesday, April 13, the Duarte City Council proclaimed 
Residents who are eager to get involved in the community can apply for the positions at the following link: Application for 

April 2021 as Donate Life Month, encouraging Duarte resi-
Boards and Commissions 

dents to check “yes” to organ, eye and tissue donation when 
applying for or renewing their driver’s license or ID. 

Planning Commission 

OneLegacy reached out to the City of Duarte among oth-
The Planning Commission oversees new development in the City to ensure that it complies with the City’s General Plan and 

er LA County cities to raise awareness about the world of 
Zoning Ordinance and has the authority to approve conditional use permits, variances, parcel maps and hillside develop-

organ, eye and tissue recovery. Every 10 minutes, another 
ment permits. As an advisory body to the City Council, they review and make recommendations on applications for tract 

person is added to the waitlist for a transplant. Addition-
maps and amendments to the Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances and the General Plan. The seven-member body meets 

ally, 20 people die each day because the organ they need is 
on the Wednesday following the second Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. 

not donated in time. 

“We are happy to partner with OneLegacy and help increase 
the chances of our neighbors throughout LA find-
The Historic Preservation Commission is responsible for administering the Historic Preservation and Demolition Review 

Historic Preservation Commission 

ing the organ they need to survive or live more full lives,” 
Ordinances. Included in their purview is the approval of exterior changes to historic landmarks and buildings in historic dis-

said Mayor Bryan Urias. “I strongly encourage the Duarte 
tricts as well as building facades in Old 

community to check yes–they may just save a life or heal 
Town along Myrtle Avenue. The Com

someone’s life.” 
mission also reviews all applications 
for historic landmark designation and 

According to OneLegacy, California has 12 percent of the 
Mills Act Contracts and makes a rec

nation's population, but nearly 20 percent of the nation's 
ommendation to the City Council on 

transplant candidates who are waiting their turn for a do-
the request. The seven-member body 

nation. The need for donated organs is especially urgent in 
meets on the Wednesday following the 

Hispanic, Latino and African American communities. 
fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:30 

People of all ages and medical histories can be considered 
potential donors yet about half of all California residents 

are registered organ, eye and tissue donors. There’s plenty 
of room for individuals to have an impact on this cause, es-
The Community Services Commis-

Community Services Commission 

pecially when you consider that a single individual’s donasion 
acts in an advisory capacity to the 

tion of the heart, lungs, liver, kidneys, pancreas and small 
City Council in all matters pertaining 

intestine can save up to 8 lives; tissue donation can save and 
to the advancement of sound Com-

heal the lives of up to 50 others and blood donation can 
munity Services planning and pro-

help three people. 
gramming. The seven-member body 
meets on the second Tuesday of each 

California residents can sign up to be organ, eye, and tis-
month at 7 p.m.. 

sue donors when applying for or renewing their driver's 
licenses or ID cards at the California Department of Mo

tor Vehicles (DMV). Potential donors also have the option 
to sign up with the Donate Life California Donor Registry 
The Board is comprised of not fewer 

Monrovia Old Town Advisory Board 

online at any time. 
than five and not more than seven Old 
Town merchants and is responsible 
for making recommendations to the 
City Council on programs and projects 
to advance the downtown area. 
Boardmembers must have a bona fide 
business in Old Town subject to the 
Business Improvement District (BID) 
assessment, and must be current on 
their BID assessment. MOTAB meets 
on the third Tuesday of each month at 

9:30 a.m. 
To find out more about becoming aBoard Member or Commissioner, 
contact the City Clerk's Office at 626932-
5505. For details and the required 
applications, please see the Boards and 
Commission page. 

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