AHS alum surprise wedding dance

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Not to be outdone by the lip-dub music video of 2,000 Arcadia High School students earlier this month, AHS alum and former drumline captain Sean Rajee convinced his groomsmen at the reception following his wedding at the Trump National Golf Course in Palos Verdes Pennisula Saturday to help him surprise his new bride with a five-minute highly-choreographed dance that culminated with Sean on one knee lip-synching Bruno Mars' "Marry You." Despite … [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...]

Rusnak Mercedes red carpet for CLA 250

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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...]

Wuo baby baby – Smokey at Crystal Ball

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Update Oct. 31, 2013:  This year's Methodist Hospital Crystal Ball raised $525,000 in profit that will go to support the hospital’s cardiac services. Throughout its 24-year history, Crystal Ball has generated more than $5.8 million dollars in support of such programs as stroke, emergency services, maternal child health center, advanced technology and innovative treatments for patients and The Next Generation of Care Campus Transformation at … [Read more...]