AHS alum surprise wedding dance


Not to be outdone by the lip-dub music video of 2,000 Arcadia High School students earlier this month, AHS alum and former drumline captain Sean Rajee convinced his groomsmen at the reception following his wedding at the Trump National Golf Course in Palos Verdes Pennisula Saturday to help him surprise his new bride with a five-minute highly-choreographed dance that culminated with Sean on one knee lip-synching Bruno Mars' "Marry You." Despite … [Read more...]

ACA changes leaders

L-r: Francine Chiu, Joanna Liang, Shelley Liu

Several dozen members of the Arcadia Chinese Association and local dignitaries were on hand Saturday, June 21, 2014, to celebrate the two-year reign of Joanna Ling as President and welcome incoming co-Presidents Francine Chiu and Shelley Liu. Befitting the theme of Innovation announced by Francine and of a more casual and inclusive approach to events and activities this year, the program was held in the backyard of Shelley's parents in … [Read more...]

Ferrari World at Carcadia @Route 66


Every fourth Sunday of the month brings out a new surprise set of eye-catching vehicles at Carcadia @Route 66 created by Glenn Oyoung's Turn3 Creative and sponsored by Arcadia's Best Foundation. Today's eye candy (June 22, 2014) included four amazing Ferraris representing more than $1.2 million in value, including a four-month old 458 Spider with 570 horsepower in the newest shade of yellow, and James Chen's 2007 red 599 GTB that initially … [Read more...]

Outdoor movies at Promenade


Outdoor movies return to the Promenade at Westfield Santa Anita this summer. Cinema Under the Stars will occur every third Thursday in June, July and August starting at 7 p.m. The schedule: Ratatouille - June 19th A Cat in Paris - July 17th Tale of Despereaux - August 21st … [Read more...]

Gold Line bridge art, updates


The Arcadia City Council recently chose the art design at right to install on the Gold Line bridge over Santa Anita Avenue on the right side of the road on both the northbound and southbound directions. The artwork, which incorporates a likeness at the top of the once-iconic sign that hung over Huntington Drive and Baldwin Avenue in mid-20th century, will be about four-feet square and be positioned about eight-feet high on the concrete … [Read more...]

AAUW puppy program June 9

Guide Dogs of America pup “Abner,” who will visit Arcadia AAUW on June 9 along with his trainer Carol Jarvis.

Retired Temple City school teacher Carol Jarvis is rarely seen without a canine companion by her side. That’s because Carol is an official “Puppy Raiser” for Guide Dogs of America. This job is not new to Carol. In the past twenty years, as a volunteer, she has raised ten guide dogs and has “puppy-sat” for dozens more. Her current puppy is “Abner,” a six-month-old yellow Labrador retriever. The Arcadia Branch of the American Association of … [Read more...]

ALA new Presidents, Officers

(left to right) ALA president Keppi Sullivan with incoming president Kay Kinsler

Featuring the theme of the incoming President, “Putting the Fun in Function,” Assistance League of Arcadia held its Annual Meeting and Luncheon at the San Gabriel Country Club on May 27th. President Keppie Sullivan passed her title to the incoming President Kay Kinsler. Terry Leahy was the installing officer for the entire 2014—2015 Board of Officers. Sheryl Schreiber and the Social Committee created a festive atmosphere with lovely … [Read more...]