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...]

Ferrari World at Carcadia @Route 66


Every fourth Sunday of the month brings out a new surprise set of eye-catching vehicles at Carcadia @Route 66 created by Glenn Oyoung's Turn3 Creative and sponsored by Arcadia's Best Foundation. Today's eye candy (June 22, 2014) included four amazing Ferraris representing more than $1.2 million in value, including a four-month old 458 Spider with 570 horsepower in the newest shade of yellow, and James Chen's 2007 red 599 GTB that initially … [Read more...]

Concerts in park schedule


The Arcadia Recreation and Community Services Department proudly announces the Summer Concert Series for 2014! The City of Arcadia’s FREE summer series of concerts are held on Thursday evenings from 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. on the lawn between City Hall and the Police Department (240 West Huntington Drive). Bring the kids out to participate in the FREE fun zone, featuring games, crafts, and activities each week, as well as The Surfer Taco Food … [Read more...]

Free outdoor movies in park


Enjoy free Friday night movies this summer on the expansive lawn between City Hall and the police station at 240 W. Huntington Drive. CHOICESS Arcadia, an agency dedicated to improving the options for people with developmental disabilities, is partnering with the City of Arcadia's Recreation and Community Services Department to present the summer series of Movies in the Park at 7:30 p.m. each Friday beginning July 11 with the following … [Read more...]

15,000 Easter eggs at Santa Anita


On Easter Sunday, April 20, enjoy the biggest egg hunt in the San Gabriel Valley on the infield of the Santa Anita Park horse track -- more than 15,000 eggs filled with Easter candy. Each hunt is $2. First hunt is at 12:30 p.m. Horse races and Family Fun Zone will be available all day. … [Read more...]

Matt Denny’s raises $67k for kids cancer


More than $67,500 was raised at the annual St. Baldrick's Day fundraiser event at Matt Denny's Ale House Restaurant on March 19. The event sponsored by Matt Denny's and Del Sol Salon & Spa features volunteers who collect support donations to get their heads shaved, with proceeds going to the St. Baldrick's organization that searches for a cure for childhood cancers. This year involved 143 participants and donors. See the video … [Read more...]

Mayor’s Breakfast March 28


The 40th annual Mayor’s Community Breakfast will take place on Friday, March 28 at 7:30 a.m. at the Community Center. This year’s keynote speaker is Dr. J. Michael Ortiz, President of Cal Poly Pomona since 2003. He is a well-known expert in early childhood special education, having received his PhD from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. In addition to his duties as University President, Dr. Ortiz is also involved in numerous … [Read more...]

Carcadia 2 doubles cars Jan 19


A car custom built by legendary designer George Barris for Bo Derek when she became a "10" was one of about 35 very cool cars of all sorts at the second monthly Carcadia @Route 66 today (Jan. 19, 2014). The 90-minute gathering to casually discuss and admire each other's rides is presented by the non-profit Arcadia's Best Foundation and Glenn Oyoung's turn3 Creative takes place in the parking lot behind Denny's on Huntington Drive (the original … [Read more...]