Relay for Life Aug. 1-2


Help the cause of fighting cancer, celebrating survivors, remembering and honoring loved ones lost, and praising those who support others sufferng from cancer. The annual American Cancer Society's annual Relay for Life will be held at Santa Anita Park race track for 24-hours from 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 1 - 11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 2. Relay For Life fund-raising events feature teams camped out overnight that take turns walking or running around … [Read more...]

3,000-plus at inaugural Street Fair


A crowd estimated at 3,000 - 3,500 attended the inaugural Downtown Arcadia Street Fair and Patriotic Festival Friday, July 3. Mayor Gary Kovacic kicked off the Patriotic Festival staged at the new Arcadia Transit Center, where the new Gold Line station is to be dedicated on August 22 across the street from 24 Hour Fitness. Some of the hundreds of attendees commented on the newly-exposed canopy on the train platform featuring colored glass … [Read more...]

Concerts in Park 2015 schedule


Another summer, another series of amazing FREE concerts in the park! -- actually, the lawn of the Arcadia City Hall, 240 W. Huntington Drive every Thursday evening at 6:30 p.m. from July 9 - Aug. 20, thanks to the City of Arcadia Recreational Services Department. Bring your own chair or blankets to sit on the grass, and your own treats to enjoy - The Grilled Cheese Truck will also be available to offer food and drinks for purchase. July 9 - … [Read more...]

Free Friday Movies in Park schedule


Update July 12: Meet Olaf and Elsa and get your photo taken with them this Friday before the free Movies in the Park showing of "Frozen Sing-Along with Olaf and Elsa!" Another summer, another series of amazing FREE family movies in the park! -- actually, the lawn of the Arcadia City Hall, 240 W. Huntington Drive every Friday evening at 7:30 p.m. from July 10 - Aug. 21, thanks to CHOICESS in partnership with the City of Arcadia Recreational … [Read more...]

57 cool vehicles at Carcadia April 26


The 57 vehicles that turned out for the April 26, 2015, edition of the monthly Carcadia @Route 66 represented the second biggest showing since the event began 16 months ago. Among this month's eclectic array of vehicles were a 1969 Jaguar E-type; a Scion FR-S; a 1959 Edsel; Corvette Stingrays, 1930s-era Ford Roadsters, Mustang Shelbys and GT 500s, Chevy Bel-Airs, Porsches, BMWs, and many more. (Dozens more photos below...) Carcadia @Route … [Read more...]

Circus Vargas back in town May 28


The popular Circus Vargas returns to Arcadia Thursday, May 28, 2015, for a 12-day run through June 8 in the parking lot of Santa Anita Park inside the main entrance on Huntington Drive at Holly Avenue, just east of Westfield Santa Anita mall. Flier with showtimes and ticket information below the following 90-second video... … [Read more...]