From mail truck to Ferrari at Carcadia


The first monthly Carcadia @Route 66 in 2015 got off to a great start Sunday, Jan. 24, with more than 30 vehicles ranging from vintage delivery and mail trucks to a new Ferrari, a recent Shelby Cobra GT 350 and many classics and muscle cars from the 1950s, 60s and 70s. Carcadia @Route 66, created by Arcadia resident Glenn Oyoung's Turn3 Creative and sponsored by the non-profit community events group Arcadia's Best Foundation, is held every … [Read more...]

Christmas Market, Holiday Tree set-up


Less than 24-hours before the debut of the second annual Downtown Arcadia Christmas Market on Saturday Dec. 6, from 5-9 p.m., City and event crews were working well into Friday night setting up signage and lighting and decorating street lamps, lighting wreaths at the Arcadia Transit Plaza where a holiday tree was also decorated and lighted along with two other trees...   … [Read more...]

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...]