Kovacic Mayor for sixth time

Incoming Mayor Gary Kovacic (l) honors outgoing Mayor John Wuo, standing next to new Mayor Pro Tem Roger Chandler (center) and Council Members Sho Tay and Tom Beck

Gary Kovacic was elected Mayor tonight, April 21, 2015, by his peers on the Arcadia City Council for this sixth time since 1998 (including once in a shared rotation among all five Council Members during the 2003-04 Centenial Year). And three-time former Mayor Roger Chandler since 1989 was elected Mayor Pro Tem tonight, lining him up for a likely fourth term as Mayor in 2016-17. Mayor Kovacic is in the final year of a second consecutive … [Read more...]

AHS Orchesis Dance show April 29-May 2

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Come Join Orchesis Dance Company as we take you on a journey of dance, music, emotions and of course LOVE. Experience the joy, the pain, the drama, the blessing and everything else that comes with being loved. This year’s production will be more than just a dance show. It is an experience that stimulates all The senses. From the moment you walk in through the doors of the Performing Art's Center you will feel as though you are entering the doors … [Read more...]

Armed robbery Hilton Garden Inn


A man with tattoos from above his eyes running all the way down his neck robbed a Hilton Garden Inn employee at gunpoint this morning at 5 a.m. After getting the cash he was after, he walked out the front door and is still at large. The description of the incident from Arcadia Police: On Monday April 20, 2015, at about 4:59 a.m., Arcadia police officers were dispatched to the Hilton Garden Inn at 199 North Second Avenue. The night clerk … [Read more...]

Wild West Day May 2

Stagecoach ride Wild West

Celebrate the Old West at the Arboretum, 301 North Baldwin Ave., from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday, May 2. Children’s activities including Panning for Gold; a Telegraph Demo; Roping and Crafts; Calliopes; Cowfolk Gift Shop; Bobbinwinders; Jam Tasting; Victorian Wardrobes; Queen Anne Cottage Tours (FEE); Open House of the Coach Barn and Santa Anita Depot; BBQ; Root Beer Saloon; Beer Garden; Horses!! – US Marshall Posse and Stagecoach rides … [Read more...]

Police Town Hall draws 500


About 500 people turned out to hear officials from the Arcadia Police Department offer important tips on how to guard against becoming a victim of a residential burglary Tuesday night at a special Town Hall meeting at the Arcadia Performing Arts Center. So many attendees kept coming that the meeting began a few minutes late and people continued arriving halfway into the presentation. Among those in the audience were Mayor Wuo and three of the … [Read more...]

Gold Line Operations Campus unveiled


The quarter-billion dollar 24-acre Gold Line Operations Campus in Monrovia was unveiled this morning that showcased the first-ever Gold Level LEED-certified project of this type, featuring state-of-the-art environmental-friendly elements. Among them, a whopping 714 frame-less solar panels configured on canopies that could power dozens of homes. The $265 million campus (only 20 acres are being used in order to allow neighbor 3M Unitek to keep … [Read more...]

Bark for cancer cure April 25


The City of Arcadia along with the Hope Can Cure Cancer Club from Arcadia High School is hosting a Bark for Life Event. Bark for Life is a noncompetitive walk event for dogs and their owners to raise funds for the American Cancer Society’s fight against cancer. Bark for Life is directly related to Arcadia’s Relay for Life and shares the theme, “Celebrate. Remember. Fight Back.” Bring your best canine friends and join us for a fun-filled day … [Read more...]