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Yet another study has concluded that Arcadia Unified School District is the best in San Gabriel Valley and #2 in Los Angeles County and offers parents one of the best values in all of Southern California, ranking third of 153 school districts in ten counties. Consumer finance web site NerdWallet, a resource for information, insight and consumer-driven advice about personal finance, including credit cards, insurance, loans or expenses like … [Read more...]

July 4 laser shows at 626 Market


Arcadia may have a ban on fireworks but the 626 Night Market will offer a dazzling alternative three times Saturday night -- a Laser Extravaganza ​and DJ Set at 9 p.m., 10:30 p.m., and 11:30 p.m. Saturday, July 4th. 626 Night Market begins its fourth season this Friday through Sunday, July 3-5, with the first of its tri-annual three-­day flagship events at Santa Anita Park, 285 W. Huntington Drive in Arcadia. The 626 Night Market season … [Read more...]

60-plus amazing Carcadia vehicles


For the second month in a row more than 55 cool cars -- 60 this month -- turned out for the monthly Carcadia @Route 66 from more than a dozen cities as far away as Burbank, Diamond Bar and Covina. Among the myriad vehicles were two vintage Panteras, several classic and brand new Corvettes, Barracudas, Mustangs, and Camaros, as well as a row of four-wheel drive trucks, a couple of 50 year-old Rancheros, and newer model BMWs, Scions, Nissans, … [Read more...]

4-story Downtown bldg approved


A proposed four-story mixed-use apartment/commercial building in Downtown Arcadia at the corner of First Avenue and Wheeler Street behind 24 Hour Fitness was unanimously approved tonight (Tuesday, June 24, 2015) by the City of Arcadia Planning Commission. According to a staff report, the applicant, Alicia Barclay on behalf of DPP Arcadia, LLC, requested approval of the development that consists of three stories of residential units (38 … [Read more...]

BMW at Santa Anita Super Saturday


BMW Monrovia will be offering the best area on Saturday (June 27, 2015) to enjoy a jam-packed day at the Santa Anita Park horse race track. Get the first public look at American Pharoah since winning the Triple Crown while getting an up-close look at the most amazing BMWs. RSVP by calling 844-261-0298 to enjoy complimentary food, wine, beer, soft drinks and hear the great music of Taste of Arcadia band favorite Lounge-O-Rama (enter Gate #6 off … [Read more...]

626 Night Market returns


The original and largest Asian-themed night market in the United States, 626 Night Market features, returns to Arcadia for a fourth year on the first weekends of July, August and September at Santa Anita Park. That's nine nights of entertainment and shopping you won't get anywhere else, including hundreds of food, merchandise, crafts, arts, games, music, and entertainment attractions and festivities that appeal to all ages. Join 20,000-25,000 … [Read more...]

Special Olympians Arcadia schedule


Former Mayor Bob Harbicht and the Host Town Arcadia committee of about 20 volunteers have set a schedule of activities for the nearly 100 Special Olympics World Games athletes and mentors from island countries of Trinidad-Tobago and the eastern Europe country of Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan). The delegations will spend three nights in Arcadia from July 21 - July 24 as they acclimate and train before two weeks of competition in Los … [Read more...]

Aldi grocery store coming to Arcadia


Arcadia will be among the first cities in California to open a new Aldi low-price grocery store in the coming months. Aldi is owned by Aldi Nord, a German-based company that is sister to Aldi Süd, the latter of which owns Trader Joe's (the two Aldi divisions were split from their parents company decades ago). In a recent Market Force Information consumer survey, Aldi was chosen as one of the top three favorite grocery store chains in America, as … [Read more...]