57 cool vehicles at Carcadia April 26

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The 57 vehicles that turned out for the April 26 edition of the monthly Carcadia @Route 66 represented the second biggest showing since the event began 16 months ago. Among this month's eclectic array of vehicles were a 1969 Jaguar E-type; a Scion FR-S; a 1959 Edsel; Corvette Stingrays, 1930s-era Ford Roadsters, Mustang Shelbys and GT 500s, Chevy Bel-Airs, Porsches, BMWs, and many more. (Dozens more photos below...) Carcadia @Route 66, … [Read more...]

Circus Vargas back in town May 28

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The popular Circus Vargas returns to Arcadia Thursday, May 28, 2015, for a 12-day run through June 8 in the parking lot of Santa Anita Park inside the main entrance on Huntington Drive at Holly Avenue, just east of Westfield Santa Anita mall. Flier with showtimes and ticket information below the following 90-second video... … [Read more...]

Commissioner openings for Arcadia

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The Arcadia City Clerk’s Office is currently accepting applications from residents who would like to serve on a City Board or Commission. Arcadia’s Board and Commission members serve without compensation. To serve on a City board or commission, you must be 18 years or older, a registered voter and a resident of the City of Arcadia. Arcadia’s Board and Commission members serve in an advisory capacity and provide critical input on quality of life … [Read more...]

Arcadia Transit Open House May 28

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If you use Arcadia Transit bus service or would like to see it used differently, the City of Arcadia is encouraging you to attend an Open House from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Thursday, May 28, at the Arcadia Library's Mortenson Auditorium to hear about plans for alterations to the service once the Gold Line train begins operations next year, and provide your input... … [Read more...]

Imy Dulake Distinguished Citizen

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Imy Dulake has been named a 2015 Distinguished Citizen by the Lucky Baldwin District of the San Gabriel Valley Council Boy Scouts of America. She will be honored at a dinner event on Wednesday, May 27 at the Courtyard Marriott, 700 W. Huntington Drive, Monrovia, along with Monrovian Stephen R. Baker. Imy, the Executive Sales Director for Coldwell Banker Real Estate in Arcadia, has had a 30-year career in real estate, where she is the top … [Read more...]

Lawsuit halts City projects, not history

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Repercussions from a lawsuit that could impact the growth of Downtown Arcadia and the preservation of historical buildings in the Highlands while improving preservation elsewhere, a decision to shut off the city's most prominent water fountain, a new ordinance dictating new rules about realtor For Sale signs, and discussion of the City's upcoming $100 million-plus budget were just a few of the topics covered during more than five hours of Arcadia … [Read more...]

For sale signs on Council agenda

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A continuation of the public hearing on new restrictions on the placement of For Sale and Open House signs on the lawns of Arcadia homes is on the otherwise short agenda for the City Council meeting Tuesday, May 5, following a lengthy open study session on a preliminary budget for 2015-16: CITY OF ARCADIA City Council Study Session Open to the Public Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 4:00 p.m. Location: Arcadia Police Department EOC Room, 250 … [Read more...]