Christmas Market returns Dec. 6, 13 & 20

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Blowing snow, horse-drawn carriage rides, and Dickens Christmas carolers in Arcadia? The popular Downtown Christmas Market presented by the Arcadia Improvement Association in association with Arcadia’s Best Foundation returns for a second year on the first three Saturday evenings in December. First Avenue will be closed between Huntington Drive and Wheeler Street to allow you to stroll around the European-style Christmas Market from 5-9 p.m. … [Read more...]

Walk of Champions dedicated Downtown


Several hundred people turned out for the dedication of the Arcadia Historical Society's Thoroughbred Racing Walk of Champions in Downtown Arcadia on Saturday, Sept. 27. First Avenue was closed north of Huntington Drive for the ceremony that included officials from the City of Arcadia and Santa Anita Park race track as well as Hall of Fame jockeys and relatives of many of the owners, trainers, and others recognized with 67 bronze plaques dotting … [Read more...]

Free Family Fright Day


Opening day of Breeders' Cup and Hallowe'en come together from 12 noon - 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 31, as the City of Arcadia and Santa Anita Park offer themed activities for children and world championship horse racing for parents. A free "Fright Day" on the infield of the track for children under 14 and Arcadia residents with valid resident ID will include trick-or-treating at more than 15 vendor booths of Arcadia Chamber of Commerce business … [Read more...]

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...]