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...]

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...]

17th Annual Law Day May 9

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The City of Arcadia and the Arcadia Chinese Association will present the 17th annual Ask-a-Lawyer "Law Day" Program at the Arcadia Public Library, 20 West Duarte Road, from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Saturday, May 9 as part of the nationwide Law Day celebration. The program is free of charge. Volunteer attorneys are available to meet with the public and provide them with a free brief one-on-one consultation on general legal questions. They will … [Read more...]

City Commission applicants sought

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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...]

Kovacic Mayor for sixth time

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Gary Kovacic was elected Mayor tonight, April 21, 2015, by his peers on the Arcadia City Council for this sixth time since 1998 (including once in a shared rotation among all five Council Members during the 2003-04 Centenial Year). And three-time former Mayor Roger Chandler since 1989 was elected Mayor Pro Tem tonight, lining him up for a likely fourth term as Mayor in 2016-17. Mayor Kovacic is in the final year of a second consecutive … [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...]