Carcadia 66 biggest yet

Glen Oyoung

On Sunday, February 23rd, Route 66 played host to the biggest Carcadia @ Route 66 ever. More than 65 cars of all makes and models from extremely rare classics to late model imports showed up at the parking lot behind the Arcadia Denny’s located at Huntington Drive & Santa Anita Avenue. With those cars came the biggest crowd ever with approximately 100 drivers and spectators. (Photo albums at Facebook.com/Carcadia66.) Now on only its … [Read more...]

Big crowd for police Town Hall

Glen Oyoung

Arcadia PD Promotes “See Something, Say Something” Huge Turnout at Citywide Town Hall Meeting by Glenn Oyoung If you take the time to read the weekly Arcadia Police blotter or check out sites like crimemapping.com you will come to the conclusion that Arcadia is a very safe city in terms of violent crimes but that we disproportionally (compared to our neighboring cities) are being targeted by criminals who believe we are the best place to steal … [Read more...]

Bringing Gear Heads Together

Glen Oyoung

Get your Kicks (and Coffee) on Route 66 I’m not originally from Arcadia so it seems like every so often I learn something new about this city, like the fact that the famous Route 66 runs through our city for more than two miles from where Huntington Drive in the east intersects the 210 Foothill Freeway to the split at Colorado Place which it then follows to Colorado Street to the western border of Arcadia. Route 66 was the main road that … [Read more...]

Paul Walker: More than Fast & Furious

Glen Oyoung

By now the story of actor Paul Walker’s tragic death has been reported and covered by every major news outlet. I don’t have any more information that would shed any more light on the cause of his death, but I do have a thing or two to say about the reason why so many people seem to have connected with him. I would say I am firmly in the camp of “gearhead.” I didn’t grow up street racing. I don’t know how to do an engine swap with my own two … [Read more...]

Gravity: An IMAX 3D Experience

Glen Oyoung

Blowing up Space Stations; Blowing My Mind I was fortunate enough to be invited by Scott Hettrick to a special screening of "Gravity" in the IMAX 3D format last week at the AMC Westfield Santa Anita 16. I have a pretty non-existent resume when it comes to 3D or IMAX. The last 3D movie I saw was Avatar and the one before that was "Captain Eo." The only IMAX movie I have ever seen in my life was "Soaring Over California," the movie that … [Read more...]