Taste Arcadia: Pre-sale now

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The Arcadia Chamber of Commerce's annual Taste of Arcadia and Business Showcase at the Taste will return on Monday, Sept. 22 at the Los Angeles County Arboretum, 301 N. Baldwin Avenue. Pre-sale Taste of Arcadia tickets are on sale now here through June 30 at $40 for members of the Arcadia Chamber, and $50 for non-members. Beginning July 1, prices will be $70 (Chamber members get a $20 discount - $50 for Chamber members as of July 1) until … [Read more...]

Arcadia train station art revealed

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After Metro introduced the largest and first public art project connected to an interstate freeway in California with the bridge over I-210 in Arcadia a couple years ago, Arcadia is getting even more public art courtesy of Metro at the Gold Line train station being built now on the northwest corner of the intersection of First Avenue at Santa Clara Street. The station will incorporate more artistic elements than most stations along the 11.5 mile … [Read more...]

Chamber awards offer surprises

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California Philharmonic conductor Maestro Victor Vener made a surprise presentation to outgoing Arcadia Chamber of Commerce President Arlynn Robinson that included a gift on behalf of the Chamber of two VP seats at a table in the Conductor's Circle for all five upcoming summer outdoor concerts at Santa Anita Park. Arcadia High School Theatre Department director Steven Volpe and senior student star Liam Swan made a surprise presentation to … [Read more...]

Forest Lawn opens in Arcadia

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A ribbon-cutting Friday, March 28, preceded the official grand opening of the elegant new offices of the first Forest Lawn branch in Arcadia at 11 E. Huntington Drive. A large contingent of media was on hand to enjoy tours of the beautiful facility where attendees could see videos and photos and enjoy light refreshments, music, a special surprise Lion Dance ceremony, and gift bags for VIPs. <Story continues below the following video … [Read more...]

Council Candidates together

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About 125 local resident voters had a chance to hear the five candidates for three City Council seats introduce themselves Thursday (March 6, 2014) courtesy of the Arcadia Chamber of Commerce and the Arcadia Association of Realtors. AAR CEO Andrew Cooper and Chamber CEO Scott Hettrick were co-moderators and weaved in dozens of written questions submtted by members of the audience during the 90-minute forum at the Arcadia Public … [Read more...]

Harbichts Citizens of Year

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Update: Ticket order deadline Thursday, March 20 Bob and Patsy Harbicht have been named Citizens of the Year for 2014-15 by the Arcadia Chamber of Commerce. Individually and together the couple has devoted a lifetime of volunteer service to the community of Arcadia through scouting, schools, church and myriad organizations such as The Rotary Club, Assitance League and the Chamber. The Harbichts will succeed Jim and Shelly Romo at the … [Read more...]

New Mercedes dealer showroom

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The design for the new two-story rounded glass showroom being constructed on Santa Anita Avenue for the Mercedes-Benz Rusnak/Arcadia dealership was revealed publicly for first time by City of Arcadia Manager Dominic Lazzaretto in his annual State of the City address that included numerous informative elements at the recent Arcadia Chamber of Commerce Planning Conference at Embassy Suites sponsored by Post Alarm Systems. -- By Scott … [Read more...]