City Council field trip to Sriracha


CITY OF ARCADIA NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING As authorized by California Government Code Section 54956 and Arcadia City Charter Section 408, a Special Meeting of the City Council is hereby called to be held at the Council Chamber Conference Room, 240 W. Huntington Drive, Arcadia, California at 1:45 p.m. on Wednesday, August 20, 2014. The purpose of this Special Meeting is to tour Huy Fong Foods (Sriracha facility at 4800 Azusa Canyon Road, … [Read more...]

Downtown Mixed Use proposals Aug. 19


Prior to the regular 7 p.m. Arcadia City Council meeting Tuesday, August 19, a Study Session presentation will be provided at 6 p.m. in the¬†Chamber Conference Room at 240 W. Huntington Drive, Arcadia. At the regular meeting, the Council will consider asking Metro to allow public use of the Gold Line parking garage in advance of the 2016 opening of the light rail line and station. STUDY SESSION (OPEN TO THE PUBLIC) a. Report, discussion, … [Read more...]

Carcadia draws front page attention


The eight-month-old Carcadia @Route 66 has already drawn the attention of the local media. The Pasadena Star-News¬†reporter Chris Floch and photographer Art Lemus covered the July 27 event and ran a story sbout it in its pages with two photos on July 29 and followed that with a cover story on its sister Weekly Star Thursday, Aug. 7. Additional photos are at the Star-News web site link above, and photo coverage from all previous events are on … [Read more...]

City imposes water restrictions

Dripping taps

Update Aug 6, 2014: Due to the ongoing water drought, Arcadians are now 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 voted unanimously Tuesday night, Aug. 5, to impose Phase 1 … [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...]