Anka back for 25th Crystal Ball Oct. 11

Singer Paul Anka in Arcadia

Paul Anka will return for Methodist Hospital's 25th anniversary edition of the annual Crystal Ball fundraiser at which Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich and his wife Christine will be honored. “Legendary” is one of those words that is too often overused. However, sometimes no other word better describes someone. Returning for an unprecedented third time as Methodist Hospital’s Crystal Ball headliner, legendary … [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...]

More Taste than ever Sept. 22


There will be more to taste than ever at the 2014 edition of the Taste of Arcadia and Business Showcase at the Taste on Monday, Sept. 22, at the Arboretum. A record 45 food and beverage vendors offering tastes for no additional fee include high-profile first-timers such as Benihana and Hai Di Lao Hot Pot with its noodle dance performer. And of course all the myriad offerings of entrees, desserts, wine and beer to satisfy every palate. The … [Read more...]

40 cool cars at August Carcadia @Route 66


Every month is a fun and pleasant surprise of different vehicles showing up to Carcadia @Route 66. The Aug. 24 event was no different, with more than three dozen cars representing everything from a World War II-era jeep to the most modern sports cars. Carcadia @Route 66, created by Glenn Oyoung's Turn3 Creative and sponsored by the non-profit community events group Arcadia's Best Foundation, is held every fourth Sunday of the month from 7:30 … [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...]

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...]