Ford TV commercials at Santa Anita


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


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


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


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...]

Rusnak Mercedes red carpet for CLA 250


Mercedes-Benz Rusnak Arcadia hosted a splashy preview of the new entry-level CLA250 Thursday night prior to the official national Oct. 25 launch of the car aimed at young adults. In addition to a red carpet photo area and lounge for invited guests, along with music by a deejay, food trucks and much more, attendees lined up for a test drive of the sleek new car. The dealership on Huntington Drive near Santa Anita Avenue, which represents the … [Read more...]