Video of Fire fighter Herdman memorial

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The following video highlights of less than 2-minutes from the July 9, 2014 celebration of life for fallen Arcadia Fire Fighter/Paramedic Michael Phillip Herdman is set to the song that was sung during the service by Fire Administrative Specialist/Public Information Officer Beth E. Stogner. Fire Chief Kurt Norwood was one of several speakers at the service attended by hundreds of fire firefighters from the region, as well as police officers, … [Read more...]

AHS alum surprise wedding dance

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Update July 10: Unbelievable: now at 17 million-plus! Update June 28: An incredible 3 million-plus views of the combined two videos below after clips shown on every major entertainment TV show from The Today Show and Good Morning America to Access Hollywood, TMZ, and dozens of others, as well as pick-ups by People.com and even a shout-out by the Backstreet Boys. Not to be outdone by the lip-dub music video of 2,000 Arcadia High School … [Read more...]

Woman’s Club Centennial: SWAT

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The Arcadia Woman's Club celebrated its centennial May 7 at their monthly lunch meeting that featured nearly four dozen VIP guests that represented a Who's Who in Arcadia, starting with Mayor John Wuo and every City Council Member. Woman's Club President Cheryl Alberg welcomed guests to the iconic Woman's Club building which was elegantly decorated for the occasion. Mayor Wuo was just one of numerous former Mayors of Arcadia, including what is … [Read more...]

Ford TV commercials at Santa Anita

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If you ever drive past the big Santa Anita Park parking lot off Huntington Drive near Holly Avenue and see cars driving around a course of colored traffic cones, sometimes it's for a driving test and/or TV commercial like some of these recent Food commercials for the Fusion, Focus, and Escape... … [Read more...]

Air Supply packed at PAC

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The Arcadia Performing Arts Center proved Saturday night that the venue is fit for a significant pop rock concert when 1970s/80s Australia pop band Air Supply had a sold-out crowd of 1,200 standing on their feet multiple times and even rushing the stage for the encore finale of "All Out of Love." British-born singer-songwriter-guitarist Graham Russell and lead singer Russell Hitchcock created a very personal and interactive performance, … [Read more...]

Carcadia 2 doubles cars Jan 19

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A car custom built by legendary designer George Barris for Bo Derek when she became a "10" was one of about 35 very cool cars of all sorts at the second monthly Carcadia @Route 66 today (Jan. 19, 2014). The 90-minute gathering to casually discuss and admire each other's rides is presented by the non-profit Arcadia's Best Foundation and Glenn Oyoung's turn3 Creative takes place in the parking lot behind Denny's on Huntington Drive (the original … [Read more...]

Nordstrom honors greeter on 100th birthday

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Hundreds turned out Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, to help Nordstrom Santa Anita wish a 100th happy birthday to Ted DiNunzio, who has been the store greeter on Fridays and Saturdays since 2000 when he was a mere 87 years old. (DiNunzi0's birthday actually comes on his day off on Monday, Dec. 30.) Store manager Marcille Hughes hosted the honor that featured more than 1,000 mini cupcakes, a photo booth and greeting station to leave a personal wish to … [Read more...]

First Christmas Market highlights

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More than a thousand people enjoyed the first-ever Arcadia’s Best Downtown Christmas Market held on the first three Saturday evenings of December 2013 on First Avenue between Huntington Drive and Wheeler Avenue. Following is 2-minute video featuring highlights from all three nights of the event presented by the non-profit Arcadia’s Best Foundation, sponsored primarily by Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority, as well … [Read more...]