City to consider water restrictions

Dripping taps

Due to the ongoing water drought, Arcadians may soon be restricted from watering lawns from from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. or receiving a glass of water in a restaurant without asking for it. In response to the the State of California's recent emergency regulations requiring local agencies to restrict water use due to the drought now in its third year, the Arcadia City Council will consider imposing measures that are part of its current Water … [Read more...]

Streets closed for resurfacing


The City of Arcadia is currently completing slurry sealing on City streets between Michillinda Avenue and Baldwin Avenue and between Colorado Street and Huntington Drive. There will be one day during the slurry seal project when these streets will be closed to all vehicular and pedestrian traffic. Slurry work will be completed by August 20, 2014. For more information, please see attached construction notice or contact the Public Works … [Read more...]

AHS alum surprise wedding dance


Update July 10: Unbelievable: now at 17 million-plus! Update June 28: An incredible 3 million-plus views of the combined two videos below after clips shown on every major entertainment TV show from The Today Show and Good Morning America to Access Hollywood, TMZ, and dozens of others, as well as pick-ups by and even a shout-out by the Backstreet Boys. Not to be outdone by the lip-dub music video of 2,000 Arcadia High School … [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...]