Everyone a Daddy-O at Arts Center


There must have been 1,000 feet tapping for 90-minutes along with an equal number of pairs of hands clapping along with sing-along chants of Hi-De-Ho and Go Daddy-O Friday night (March 27, 2015) at the Big Bad Voodoo Daddy concert at the Arcadia Performing Arts Center. Although the crowd was mixed with locals who never heard of the group that originated in Ventura in 1993 and out-of-towners who drove notable distances just to see the … [Read more...]

From flip-off to lawsuit


After being denied by the City's Planning Commission, and after public verbal spats at equally unsuccessful appeals at City Council meetings where one or two Council Members spoke to homeowners in a way that made them so defensive that one of their leaders flipped his middle finger to the Council, a group of residents in the Highland Homeowners Association has taken their case to the courts. Since they could not get their way in stopping the … [Read more...]

State Treasurer says pay bills


California State Treasurer John Chiang says the lesson learned from the economic recession is to pay bills on time and not allow debt to get too high. Chiang was the featured speaker at the City of Arcadia's annual Mayor's Breakfast Friday morning (March 13, 2015), where he was introduced by Mayor John Wuo. The charismatic Chiang, who said he always aspired to live in Arcadia but could only afford a home in the South Bay, kept the audience … [Read more...]

Arcadia Transit survey


As part of the Arcadia Transit Service Assessment and Restructuring Plan project, The City of Arcadia is conducting a transit needs assessment -- a survey to get input from the community regarding our transit service -- that will be used to define the future of Arcadia Transit. Please help us with this effort by letting us know your thoughts on current transit services and areas for improvement. Please take a few minutes to complete the survey by … [Read more...]

Singpoli’s shining showcase


If you are not familiar with the wide-reaching expertise, services, companies, restaurants, hotels, and even horse-racing and TV businesses of Singpoli all over the world, the myriad ventures of the company formed and owned by Arcadia resident Kin Hui are showcased in the beautiful new SingpoliBrochure. As Hui says in his opening letter, Singpoli is a combination of three Chinese words that combine to define the company's mission of honestly … [Read more...]

Trinidad Special Olympians to Arcadia


One hundred Special Olympics World Games athletes, coaches and mentors from the Caribbean dual-island country of Trinidad & Tobago as well as the Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan) will experience the best that Arcadia has to offer for three days and nights in July, including everything from visits to the horse race track, police station and mall to one of the City’s weekly outdoor concerts featuring Caribbean music. The City of Arcadia, including … [Read more...]

50% VIP offer for AHS Hairspray


Arcadia Stage, the award winning theatre department of Arcadia High School, is offering SPECIAL 50% OFF VIP TICKETS to Arcadia’s Best readers and their families and friends (only $15) - offer ends March 13 -- for their spring production of... a light-hearted musical piled high with laughter, romance, and bouffant hair styles! Order tickets online by clicking here -- to get the VIP 50% discount, be sure to click on "Enter Promotional Code … [Read more...]

Broken China: City trip is off


Update March 3: The City Council voted unanimously March 3 to officially cancel the trip to China and not to accept any of the offered $30,000 in donations. Arcadia city officials confirmed to Arcadia's Best today that the planned trip to China in three weeks has been called off and the $30,000 in donations will be returned. Official word will come during Tuesday's regularly-scheduled City Council meeting. The trip to Taiwan, mainland … [Read more...]