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Burglary at local business

Crime scene tape hangs around the L.A. Shop at 104 S. Roselawn Ave. this morning following a burglary at the local business. The crime was reported just after 7:30 a.m. today. No further information was available as of press time.  Ben Theobald – Daily Press

Crime scene tape hangs around the L.A. Shop at 104 S. Roselawn Ave. this morning following a burglary at the local business. The crime was reported just after 7:30 a.m. today. No further information was available as of press time. Ben Theobald – Daily Press

Electrical fire

Artesia firefighters and police respond Wednesday afternoon to an electrical fire at 1105 W. Sears Ave. According to an Artesia Police Department officer on the scene, the fire seemed to have been caused by a neighbor cutting tree limbs. A limb came down and took out a power line to the house. There was minor damage to the house and limited damage to the electrical service line and pole. No injuries were reported.  Ben Theobald – Daily Press

Artesia firefighters and police respond Wednesday afternoon to an electrical fire at 1105 W. Sears Ave. According to an Artesia Police Department officer on the scene, the fire seemed to have been caused by a neighbor cutting tree limbs. A limb came down and took out a power line to the house. There was minor damage to the house and limited damage to the electrical service line and pole. No injuries were reported. Ben Theobald – Daily Press

Council approves gross receipts tax • Property tax eliminated in effort to ‘negate impact on community’

By BEN THEOBALD
Daily Press Staff Writer
The Artesia City Council passed an ordinance Tuesday that imposes a hold harmless gross receipts tax. The gross receipts tax will increase revenue by two-eighths, or $2.1 million, but eliminate the property tax within Artesia to the tune of around $750,000, making the final amount of $1.3 million. The tax increase will take effect by July 1, the beginning of the next fiscal year. Read the rest of this entry »

Man arrested on multiple charges after attempting to enter McDonald’s drive-through

By BEN THEOBALD
Daily Press Staff Writer
Artesia police arrested Dustin M. Wade, 19, of Artesia, Sunday on a list of charges including assault on a peace officer, breaking and entering, and minor in possession. Read the rest of this entry »

Firefighters receive promotions

Artesia Fire Chief J.D. Hummingbird, center, stands with David Watson, left, and Erik Nunez following their respective promotions to lieutenant and captain at Tuesday’s city council meeting.   Ben Theobald – Daily Press

Artesia Fire Chief J.D. Hummingbird, center, stands with David Watson, left, and Erik Nunez following their respective promotions to lieutenant and captain at Tuesday’s city council meeting. Ben Theobald – Daily Press