Transit plaza not waiting on train


With the opening of service at the new Gold Line train station still at least two or three years away, the City of Arcadia and the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority opened the adjacent Arcadia Transit Plaza to the public Nov. 6. The triangular plaza on the northwest corner of First Avenue and Santa Clara Street, across from 24 Hour Fitness, fills the land space between the train station and the two-level 300-space parking … [Read more...]

Transit Plaza dedication Nov 6


Although the Metro Gold Line light rail train will not be operational until 2016, the City of Arcadia is officially opening a new Transit Plaza adjacent to a new parking garage under construction at the train station with a dedication ceremony at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6. Details below... … [Read more...]

Coffee with Cop Oct. 9


Join the Arcadia Police Department on Thursday, October 9 from 8 a.m. 10 a.m. for Coffee with a Cop. Join your neighbors and officers for coffee and conversations! No agenda or speeches, just and chance to ask questions, voice concerns, and get to know the officers in your neighborhood. For any questions please call 626.821.2648 or e-mail   … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

Kurt Norwood new Fire Chief

Arcadia Fire Chief

Arcadia City Manager Dominic Lazzaretto appointed Kurt Norwood to the position of Arcadia Fire Chief, effective May 1, 2014. Norwood has been with AFD for 27 years. The appointment of Norwood follows last month's retirement of Fire Chief Tony Trabbie. Norwood has been Acting Fire Chief. Accepting the appointment, Mr. Norwood said: “I am truly grateful for the opportunity provided me by the City Council and City Manager to serve the … [Read more...]