Free Family Fright Day

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Opening day of Breeders' Cup and Hallowe'en come together from 12 noon - 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 31, as the City of Arcadia and Santa Anita Park offer themed activities for children and world championship horse racing for parents. A free "Fright Day" on the infield of the track for children under 14 and Arcadia residents with valid resident ID will include trick-or-treating at more than 15 vendor booths of Arcadia Chamber of Commerce business … [Read more...]

Book Rack named Business Icon

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The Book Rack used book store in Downtown Arcadia at 204 S. First Avenue was honored as an Arcadia Business Icon Thursday, Oct. 17, 2014, by the Arcadia Historical Society and Arcadia Chamber of Commerce. Book Rack owner Ms. Karen Kropp was on hand to receive the tribute for the 30-year-old business along with longtime staffer Jackie Barnes, and Karen's daughter Andrea Ines. For the past ten years, Karen has run the store that was founded … [Read more...]

Anka back for 25th Crystal Ball Oct. 11

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Paul Anka will return for Methodist Hospital's 25th anniversary edition of the annual Crystal Ball fundraiser at which Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich and his wife Christine will be honored. “Legendary” is one of those words that is too often overused. However, sometimes no other word better describes someone. Returning for an unprecedented third time as Methodist Hospital’s Crystal Ball headliner, legendary … [Read more...]

Coffee with Cop Oct. 9

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Join the Arcadia Police Department on Thursday, October 9 from 8 a.m. 10 a.m. for Coffee with a Cop. Join your neighbors and officers for coffee and conversations! No agenda or speeches, just and chance to ask questions, voice concerns, and get to know the officers in your neighborhood. For any questions please call 626.821.2648 or e-mail info@arcadiapd.org.   … [Read more...]

More Taste than ever Sept. 22

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There will be more to taste than ever at the 2014 edition of the Taste of Arcadia and Business Showcase at the Taste on Monday, Sept. 22, at the Arboretum. A record 45 food and beverage vendors offering tastes for no additional fee include high-profile first-timers such as Benihana and Hai Di Lao Hot Pot with its noodle dance performer. And of course all the myriad offerings of entrees, desserts, wine and beer to satisfy every palate. The … [Read more...]

40 cool cars at August Carcadia @Route 66

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Every month is a fun and pleasant surprise of different vehicles showing up to Carcadia @Route 66. The Aug. 24 event was no different, with more than three dozen cars representing everything from a World War II-era jeep to the most modern sports cars. Carcadia @Route 66, created by Glenn Oyoung's Turn3 Creative and sponsored by the non-profit community events group Arcadia's Best Foundation, is held every fourth Sunday of the month from 7:30 … [Read more...]

City Council field trip to Sriracha

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CITY OF ARCADIA NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING As authorized by California Government Code Section 54956 and Arcadia City Charter Section 408, a Special Meeting of the City Council is hereby called to be held at the Council Chamber Conference Room, 240 W. Huntington Drive, Arcadia, California at 1:45 p.m. on Wednesday, August 20, 2014. The purpose of this Special Meeting is to tour Huy Fong Foods (Sriracha facility at 4800 Azusa Canyon Road, … [Read more...]