Matt Denny’s golf classic May 11

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Matt Denny’s Ale House's 12th Annual “Bob Mac” Classic Golf Tournament is scheduled for Monday, May 11, 2015, at Santa Anita Golf Course. The tournament supports The American Red Cross Arcadia Chapter and The Foothill Unity Center. Tee time is a 7 a.m., shotgun start. The price is $140.00 per player, including green fees, cart, range balls, and an after-golf lunch buffet with a few refreshments at Matt Denny’s Ale House. Sponsor … [Read more...]

Santa Anita 75th Seabiscuit party

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In celebration of the 75th anniversary of the mighty Seabiscuit’s win in the 1940 Santa Anita Handicap, Santa Anita Park has announced that it will host a post race screening of the 2003 blockbuster hit movie “Seabiscuit” following the races on Saturday, Feb. 28. The film, which was shot at the Santa Anita track and went on to be nominated for seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture, starred Tobey Maguire, Jeff Bridges, Chris Cooper, … [Read more...]

Derby owner invests heavily in eatery

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Updated Feb. 19, 2015 Dustin Nicolarsen, owner of The Derby, is so excited and confident about the future of his restaurant that he exercised the option to purchase the property last year, put $100,000 into a remodel of the patio in time for last year's Breeders' Cup, put $50,000 into a masonry twin-sided fireplace, and just spent $40,000 on a sprinkler system. "I didn't dump all this money into The Derby just to sell it," Nicolarsen told … [Read more...]

Four Tops Feb. 21

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Arcadia Performing Arts Foundation continues its 2015 Season with The Four Tops on Saturday, February 21 at 8 p.m. The Four Tops is one of soul’s most legendary groups and shaped the Motown sound, as we know it. (Arcadia Chamber of Commerce members get up to $20 off selected seats during a 24-Hour Flash sale Tuesday, Feb. 17. Click here for information.) The Four Tops has had over 15, top 20 singles in the U.S. including “Baby I Need Your … [Read more...]

Hospital Mardi Gras Feb 17

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Methodist Hospital’s 20th annual Mardi Gras celebration once again returns for another fun evening at Sirona’s, Santa Anita Park, Tuesday, February 17. Dr. Andrew Lee will be honored as Mardi Gras king, and proceeds will support the hospital's Rehabilitation Unit Capital Campaign. More than 700 community leaders, residents, local businesses, physicians and employees are expected to attend the "beads and boas" event, one of the hospital's most … [Read more...]

Lunar New Year celebration

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Westfield Santa Anita's third annual Lunar New Year celebration of the Year of the Ram proved to be a successful event judging by the hundreds in attendance Sunday afternoon, Feb. 15. The activities, which began with a Chinese dragon dance and many other stage performances continues with Hello Kitty photo opportunities, a Hello Kitty food truck (The Japanese-based Hello Kitty company Sanrio opened a Hello Kitty theme park in China last month on … [Read more...]

Lunar New Year Feb. 15 at mall

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Don't miss the exciting activities planned for Lunar New Year at Westfield Santa Anita mall on Feb. 15... Westfield Santa Anita's third annual LNY event celebrates the Year of the Ram with Lunar New Year décor throughout the Center, special retailer promotions, cultural exhibitions from the Chinese American Museum and Japanese American National Museum, and a community celebration on Sunday, Feb. 15. Westfield Santa Anita is also partnering with … [Read more...]