Wild West Day May 2

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Celebrate the Old West at the Arboretum, 301 North Baldwin Ave., from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday, May 2. Children’s activities including Panning for Gold; a Telegraph Demo; Roping and Crafts; Calliopes; Cowfolk Gift Shop; Bobbinwinders; Jam Tasting; Victorian Wardrobes; Queen Anne Cottage Tours (FEE); Open House of the Coach Barn and Santa Anita Depot; BBQ; Root Beer Saloon; Beer Garden; Horses!! – US Marshall Posse and Stagecoach rides … [Read more...]

Citizen Leahy leaves ‘em laughing

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Jim Leahy said his wife and fellow Citizen of the Year Award recipient Terry Leahy took the honor she refers to as "COY" so seriously that when Jim was recently cut off in traffic and was about to confront the offender, Terry quickly reminded him about his obligation to live up to the award by yelling out "COY!" "COY!," which stopped him in his tracks. It also made for an anecdote that drew roars of laughter from the crowd of more than 220 people … [Read more...]

Trucks for kids April 25

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The second annual Truck Adventures For Kids benefiting Make A Wish Foundation Greater Los Angeles will be held on April 25, 2015, from 9 a.m. -3 p.m., at Santa Anita Park Race Track. Truck Adventures is a unique fun-filled event meant to bring families and children together in the community in which they live. Children of all ages will be able to get up close and personal with over 50+ trucks and other vehicles that they see every day on the … [Read more...]

Santa Anita Inn owner tennis champ

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Santa Anita Inn owner and Arcadia-based Continental Management Inc. CEO Andrew Chang plays tennis so seriously in his spare time that his men's 4.0 team from Arcadia -- called Dragon from Southern Sea -- won the prestigious 2015 BNP Paribas Open Senior Cup in Indian Wells, Calif. on March 26 just days after Novak Djokovic was crowned men's single champion in the same tournament the previous weekend. The Senior Cup drew teams from as far away … [Read more...]

Selmers senior citizens of year

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Doris and Jerry Selmer have been named City of Arcadia 2015 Senior Citizens of the Year. The annual Salute to Seniors Luncheon sponsored by the Arcadia Rotary Club will be held on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at the Arcadia Community Center, 365 Campus Drive. At this special event, the Arcadia Rotary Club along with the City Council, Senior Commissioners and other guests will honor the Selmers. The Selmer’s have … [Read more...]

Bike Ride, Pancake Breakfast May 2

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The Arcadia Recreation & Community Services Department is sponsoring the Annual Community Bike Ride on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 7:30 a.m., a leisurely ride through some of Arcadia’s most beautiful neighborhoods. This slow paced, seven-mile excursion is geared toward families and organized in an effort to create a positive tradition and promote healthy living. Meet in the Community Center parking lot (365 Campus Drive) at 7:30 a.m. for … [Read more...]

Lawn watering only 3 days a week

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Arcadians may only water their lawns on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays between the evening and overnight hours of 6 p.m. - 9 a.m. and not within 48-hours of a rainfall, effective May 1, 2015. Penalties would range from $100 for the first offense to $200 for the second offense and $500 for the third. Property owners are also responsible for the offenses of their gardener who might be caught turning on sprinklers after 9 a.m., although there … [Read more...]