Arcadia Parks Master Plan Survey


City of Arcadia Recreation and Community Services Department seeks resident input on park facilities and recreation program as part of its community outreach effort for a new recreation and parks master plan. The intent of the master plan is to develop a tool which can provide direction and planning for an achievable, fiscally responsible and environmentally sustainable recreation and parks system in Arcadia. The final document will be used to … [Read more...]

Mayor recognitions; Council mtg 9/1


The Mayor of Arcadia is scheduled to recognize the organizing committee of the Special Olympics Host Town Arcadia program as well as the Arcadia Chamber of Commerce for its role in the newly-dedicated Foothill Gold Line Arcadia train station at the first Arcadia City Council meeting of the month on September 1, 2015. The following is the full agenda for the Council meeting and the Closed and Study sessions that precede it... Tuesday, … [Read more...]

Mayor connects Slovenia, Arcadia Fire Depts

Son Casey Kovacic (center) joins father Mayor Kovacic and Fire Chief Novak

While vacationing earlier this month to the home country of his parents and ancestors in Slovenia, Arcadia Mayor Gary Kovacic was once again treated like something of a returning celebrity by the volunteer fire department in Radomerje, a small village near Ljutomer. Kovacic's grandfather helped fund the building of the fire station in the early 1900s. Mayor Kovacic's father also lived in a farm house in the area in the 1920s, so he was … [Read more...]

Your input on Arcadia Transit Sept. 16


COMMUNITY MEETING Arcadia Transit Service Needs Assessment and Restructuring Plan In anticipation of the Gold Line light rail beginning operation in 2016, the City is looking for ways to improve Arcadia Transit services to better meet the transportation needs of residents, visitors, and businesses in Arcadia. As part of this effort, in the past several months, the City has reached out to the community for input. The City would like to share … [Read more...]

A is for Adorable kids book by Arcadian


Arcadia resident and lifelong car lover Glenn Oyoung has published an adorable and clever new illustrated book for children called C is for Car. The marketer and entrepreneur who works with Gulf, Shelby, and other automotive brands is also co-founder of the monthly Arcadia's Best Foundation's free Carcadia car gathering in Downtown Arcadia. Most importantly, he is also the father of two young daughters with wife Jennifer. His dedication to his … [Read more...]

Cheers for Host Town Arcadia


While the Opening Ceremonies of the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles marked the beginning of competition for thousands of athletes from hundreds of countries, it marked the end of 16 months of preparations and three long days of activities for 17 volunteer members of the Host Town Arcadia Organizing Committee. <Story continues below the following 4 1/2-minute video highlights of the three-night stay of the World Games delegates … [Read more...]