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Santa Anita 75th Seabiscuit party

Update Feb. 27: Due to threat of rain, this event has been postponed indefintely. In celebration of the 75th anniversary of the mighty Seabiscuit’s win in the 1940 Santa Anita Handicap, Santa Anita Park has announced that it will host a post race screening of the 2003 blockbuster hit movie “Seabiscuit” … (Read more ... )

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Broken China: City trip is off

Arcadia city officials confirmed to Arcadia's Best today that the planned trip to China in three weeks has been called off and the $30,000 in donations will be returned. Official word will come during Tuesday's regularly-scheduled City Council meeting. The trip to Taiwan, mainland China, and Hong Kong that had been initiated several months ago … (Read more ... )

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Broken China: City trip is off

Arcadia city officials confirmed to Arcadia's Best today that the planned trip to China in three weeks has been called off and the $30,000 in donations will be returned. Official word will come during Tuesday's regularly-scheduled City Council meeting. The trip to Taiwan, mainland China, and Hong Kong that had been initiated several months ago … (Read more ... )

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Vanishing institutions

This year has started out with news of the loss of several significant pieces of Arcadia: the Arcadia Welfare & Thrift Store on First Avenue closed after more than 82 years of operation the The Jewish Federation of the Greater San Gabriel and Pomona Valleys headquarters on Second Avenue got pushed out of Arcadia to a new base in Monrovia … (Read more ... )

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