Firefighters Pancake Breakfast May 3

Visit the Arcadia Historical Society's table, just one of many organizations represented the morning of May 3 at the annual Arcadia Firefighters’ Association Pancake Breakfast, which also features many family activities... Arcadia Firefighters’ Association will once again be holding their Annual Pancake Breakfast at Arcadia Fire Station 106, on the corner of Huntington and Baldwin. This year, the event will be held on Saturday, May 4, from 7 … [Read more...]

Fire Chief Trabbie retiring

Fire Chief Tony Trabbie

After 30 years in the fire service, 27 in Arcadia, Fire Chief, Tony Trabbie, will retire on April 30, 2014. Chief Trabbie progressed through the ranks in Arcadia from Firefighter to Fire Chief. His service throughout has been exemplary, always demonstrating outstanding leadership skills and the ability to effectively manage the technical and administrative functions of the Fire Department while maintaining a constant commitment to … [Read more...]

Hundreds celebrate ALA’s 60th


Assistance League of Arcadia, a 347 all-volunteer member-driven nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, welcomed over 230 guests and members to their Chapter House on March 20 to celebrate 60 years of service to the community. Guests were greeted at the door by President Keppie Sullivan, while chairmen of the event, Glenda Vanni and Donna Rey, circulated greeting attendees. The Chapter House was filled with balloons and festive displays of … [Read more...]

Beck, Chandler, Tay win election

Tom Beck and his wife thank supporters moments after election results were finalized.

Update Friday, April 11, 2014 (final official voting results): For the first time in years, Arcadia residents will have two first-time City Council Members starting new four-year terms on Tuesday, April 15 -- Tom Beck and Sho Tay. Joining them to make up the trio of candidates elected Tuesday night is longtime Council Member and former Mayor Roger Chandler who returns after a mandatory two-year hiatus. The two losing candidates were Burton … [Read more...]

JFed final Arcadia performance


The Cultural Arts Program of the Jewish Federation of the Greater San Gabriel and Pomona Valleys presents its final theatrical performance at its current location in Arcadia Aprl 5-19 before relocating the center. The JFed Players community theater company present “In the Beginning,” the greatest story never told. The first five books of the Bible get a good-natured ribbing in this hysterical musical tribute to all of those ordinary, everyday … [Read more...]