Holiday parking permits lifted


Residents and visitors for Arcadia will not have to obtain temporary overnight parking permits for passenger vehicles parked on the City streets from December 15, 2014 through January 5, 2015. This permit suspension affords the community the opportunity to entertain guests and visitors without worrying about purchasing permits during the holidays. This enforcement suspension pertains only to overnight parking restrictions for passenger … [Read more...]

Arcadia Power Outage


North end Arcadia residents may be experiencing a power outage that started on December 12, 2014, at approximately 4:32 AM, according to Southern California Edison, via the Arcadia Police Department Nixle alert service. Edison is currently investigating the cause of the outage and estimate services to be restored on December 12, 2014, at approximately 11:00 AM. For information on the status of this outage, please contact: SCE 24-Hour Customer … [Read more...]

Westfield Winter Wonderland Dec. 14


Westfield Santa Anita will host its annual Winter Wonderland party this Sunday, Dec. 14, from 4:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. at the Promenade. This year the center will treat guests to fun festivities, activities and goodies including an ice rink decked out with artificial snow, arts and crafts for kids, live music, hot cocoa, a dessert bar, and live entertainment. The Boys and Girls Club of the Foothills will perform Christmas songs and the Pasadena … [Read more...]

Giant screen movies at Christmas Market


Highlights from Christmas movies on a giant screen will be one of the additions the final two weeks at the Downtown Arcadia Christmas Market from 5-9 p.m. Saturdays, Dec. 13 and Dec. 20 on First Avenue in Downtown Arcadia. (No rain in the forecast for Saturday! -- Friday's storm to move out by late Friday.) The videos projected behind the return of the popular Lance and Gary Show band will feature inserted speech bubbles of amusing comments … [Read more...]

Video: Christmas Market debut a hit


More than double the hundreds of attendees of last year enjoyed opening night of the second annual Downtown Arcadia Christmas Market Saturday, Dec. 6. Even more are expected this Saturday night, Dec. 13, when even more activities are planned. <Story continues below the following 2 1/2-minute video highlights in both YouTube and Flash video formats...> YouTube... Flash video... [flashvideo … [Read more...]

Christmas Market gift: media coverage


Thanks to all the local media coverage of the second annual Downtown Arcadia Christmas Market Dec. 6, 13 & 20 in Arcadia Weekly, Pasadena Star-News, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Mountain Views News, Pasadena Weekly (online and in print edition), the Pasadena Star-News' Weekly Star, Arcadia Patch, as well as the City Of Arcadia's web site and in monthly water bills, Metro Gold Line newsletter and web site, and Arcadia Police blog. Other online … [Read more...]

Free carriage rides at Christmas Market


Free horse-drawn carriage rides will be offered for the first time in Downtown Arcadia on Saturday evenings, Dec. 6, 13 and 20, courtesy of sponsor MW Investment Group. The rides are a new element of the second annual Christmas Market presented by Arcadia’s Best Foundation in association with the Arcadia Improvement Association. Also new to the market from 5-9 p.m. Saturdays on First Avenue between Huntington Drive and Wheeler Street will be … [Read more...]

It’s a Carcadia Christmas


Arcadia-based Model A Ford Club chapter The Santa Anita A’s will anchor the first night of a special “Carcadia Christmas” edition of the monthly Carcadia @Route 66  (Facebook: Carcadia66) Dec. 6 at the Downtown Arcadia Christmas Market. Santa Anita Park is sponsoring the three-week showcase that will also include stand-outs from the 300-member Cal-Rods Car Club of San Gabriel Valley on Dec. 13 along with the best of the eclectic entries in the … [Read more...]