Carcadia draws front page attention

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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...]

ACA changes leaders

L-r: Francine Chiu, Joanna Liang, Shelley Liu

Several dozen members of the Arcadia Chinese Association and local dignitaries were on hand Saturday, June 21, 2014, to celebrate the two-year reign of Joanna Ling as President and welcome incoming co-Presidents Francine Chiu and Shelley Liu. Befitting the theme of Innovation announced by Francine and of a more casual and inclusive approach to events and activities this year, the program was held in the backyard of Shelley's parents in … [Read more...]

AAUW puppy program June 9

Guide Dogs of America pup “Abner,” who will visit Arcadia AAUW on June 9 along with his trainer Carol Jarvis.

Retired Temple City school teacher Carol Jarvis is rarely seen without a canine companion by her side. That’s because Carol is an official “Puppy Raiser” for Guide Dogs of America. This job is not new to Carol. In the past twenty years, as a volunteer, she has raised ten guide dogs and has “puppy-sat” for dozens more. Her current puppy is “Abner,” a six-month-old yellow Labrador retriever. The Arcadia Branch of the American Association of … [Read more...]

ALA new Presidents, Officers

(left to right) ALA president Keppi Sullivan with incoming president Kay Kinsler

Featuring the theme of the incoming President, “Putting the Fun in Function,” Assistance League of Arcadia held its Annual Meeting and Luncheon at the San Gabriel Country Club on May 27th. President Keppie Sullivan passed her title to the incoming President Kay Kinsler. Terry Leahy was the installing officer for the entire 2014—2015 Board of Officers. Sheryl Schreiber and the Social Committee created a festive atmosphere with lovely … [Read more...]

Carcadia @Route 66 June 22

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The next monthly Carcadia @Route 66 is scheduled for 7:30 a.m. - 9 a.m. Sunday, June 22 in the parking lot behind Denny's on Huntington Drive (the original Route 66). Carcadia is a 90-minute monthly gathering to casually discuss and admire each other's rides (cool cars of any type) presented by the non-profit Arcadia's Best Foundation and Glenn Oyoung's turn3 Creative. Denny's not only allows the use of its parking lot but offers participants … [Read more...]

Baldwins return at Society event

R-to-L: Gene Glasc, Carol Libby, Scott Hetrick, Char Wong, Beth Costanza, Gil Stromsoe, Karen Hou, Margaux Viera

Arcadia's first two mayors paid a visit to the Woman's Club of Arcadia Thursday, May 29, as part of a member program of the Arcadia Historical Society saluting notable Arcadians as the Arcadia Woman's Club celebrates its Centennial. More than 80 attendees were treated to an introduction of many past Arcadia Mayors, current and past Presidents of the Woman's Club, and current and past Presidents of the Society. Woman's Club Centennial … [Read more...]

Woman’s Club Centennial: SWAT

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The Arcadia Woman's Club celebrated its centennial May 7 at their monthly lunch meeting that featured nearly four dozen VIP guests that represented a Who's Who in Arcadia, starting with Mayor John Wuo and every City Council Member. Woman's Club President Cheryl Alberg welcomed guests to the iconic Woman's Club building which was elegantly decorated for the occasion. Mayor Wuo was just one of numerous former Mayors of Arcadia, including what is … [Read more...]