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Proposed Two-Story Home Causes Kerfuffle

Proposed Two-Story Home Causes Kerfuffle

    By Katta Hules A proposed new home has caused a stir among residents on South Fifth Avenue. The two-story, 3,588-square-foot single-family residence would be built in…

The Lifting Restrictions

The Lifting Restrictions

    By Katta Hules Arcadia’s water restrictions are changing. Though Governor Jerry Brown has extended drought restrictions until January of next year, there has been an increase…

The Long and Winding Road for Rusnak

The Long and Winding Road for Rusnak

    By Terry Miller There have been huge changes in Arcadia’s infrastructure and architecture lately, not to mention the windmill spinning counterclockwise – perhaps indicating that we…

Education

Innovation Summit at Arcadia High Opens Options and Eyes

Innovation Summit at Arcadia High Opens Options and Eyes

      By Susan Motander I am throwing aside all rules of journalism and…

State Schools Chief Announces Programs Serving Nutritious Meals to Low-Income Families

State Schools Chief Announces Programs Serving Nutritious Meals to Low-Income Families

    State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson recently announced that disadvantaged families in…

AHS Advance Theatre Students Recognized by Mayor Beck

AHS Advance Theatre Students Recognized by Mayor Beck

    Members of Arcadia High School’s (AHS) Advanced Theatre program recently received special recognition…

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Comic-Con International Continues to Captivate

Comic-Con International Continues to Captivate

    By May S. Ruiz In 1970, a group of comic book, movie, and science fiction aficionados got together and decided to organize a small convention (which…

Cal Phil’s 20 Years of Outdoor Concerts Ends

Cal Phil’s 20 Years of Outdoor Concerts Ends

    ‘It Was 20 Years Ago Today … Sgt. Pepper Taught the Band to Play’  By Terry Miller The familiar giant concert dome of the California Philharmonic…

Michael Feinstein’s Sinatra Project

Michael Feinstein’s Sinatra Project

    On the heels of last summer’s sold out hit concert, Principal Pops Conductor Michael Feinstein brings the second installment of his Grammy-nominated Sinatra Project back to the Los Angeles Arboretum by…

Mark Your Calendar – Free Community Summer Dance Night!

Mark Your Calendar – Free Community Summer Dance Night!

    The Arcadia Performing Arts Foundation, the City of Arcadia, and the Arcadia Unified School District proudly present a Free Community Summer Dance Night on Saturday, Aug.…

Hershey Felder Keeps Irving Berlin’s Legacy Alive

Hershey Felder Keeps Irving Berlin’s Legacy Alive

    By Nathaniel Cayanan Over 40 years ago, the legendary American songwriter Irving Berlin appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show and performed perhaps his most famous song,…

Autry Museum Acquires Work of Harry Fonseca

Autry Museum Acquires Work of Harry Fonseca

    The Autry recently announced that it has acquired the estate of renowned Maidu/Portuguese/Hawaiian artist Harry Fonseca (1946-2006). The collection includes over 500 original works of art,…

Crime

Police Blotters: July 10 to 16

Police Blotters: July 10 to 16

    July 10 At about 3 a.m., an officer initiated a consensual contact with a subject walking with a bicycle…

Fire Report: July 10 to 16

Fire Report: July 10 to 16

    July 10 At 4:29 p.m., Engine 105 and Rescue Ambulance 106 responded to a medical assist in the 600…

Police Blotters: July 3 to 9

Police Blotters: July 3 to 9

      July 3 At about 7:05 p.m., an officer initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area…

Transient Sentenced For Attacking Boy Outside Walt Disney Concert Hall

Transient Sentenced For Attacking Boy Outside Walt Disney Concert Hall

    A homeless man was recently, sentenced to six years in state prison after pleading no contest to attacking an…

Business

Why the Federal Reserve Matters to You

Why the Federal Reserve Matters to You

    By Jean D. Koehler The Federal Reserve (the Fed) has been highly prominent in the news media over the last few months as they debate…

Business Profile: Arcadia Rock Climbing

Business Profile: Arcadia Rock Climbing

      By Gus Herrera Arcadia Rock Climbing, also known as the ARC, successfully combines the professionalism of a specialized training center, with the family-friendly environment…

Health

Is Your Eye Makeup Making You Sick?

Is Your Eye Makeup Making You Sick?

    For many women, eye makeup is an essential part of being properly dressed, as important as a stylish outfit or nice shoes. But while mascara…

Affordable Health Screenings Coming to Arcadia

Affordable Health Screenings Coming to Arcadia

      Residents living in and around Arcadia can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings…

Arts & Culture

Rediscover Arcadia’s World War I History

Rediscover Arcadia’s World War I History

    Mark Rosenblum, independent researcher, will lecture on “Ross Field: Rediscovering Forgotten History” on July 23 at 10 a.m. Ross Field is the former World War…

Marc Soong Epitomizes Gifted and Talented Youth

Marc Soong Epitomizes Gifted and Talented Youth

    By May S. Ruiz The word “gifted” usually refers to someone who has innate intellectual or artistic abilities that surpass his or her age, while…

Sports

Closing Day Jockey Signing and Poster Giveaway at Santa Anita

Closing Day Jockey Signing and Poster Giveaway at Santa Anita

      On closing day, Sunday, July 10, fans will get the opportunity to receive a one-of-a-kind poster signed by Hall of Fame journeymen Gary Stevens…

Workshops on Preventing Youth Sports Injuries

Workshops on Preventing Youth Sports Injuries

      As a parent, you want to prevent your kids from being hurt playing sports. Now you can. Athletic TIPS (Towards Injury Prevention in Sports)…

Dining

Arcadia Senior Services: Brunch and Bingo

Arcadia Senior Services: Brunch and Bingo

      Arcadia Senior Services is having a special Brunch and Bingo event on Friday, May 20. It will take place at the Arcadia Community Center,…

Business Profile: PizzaRev

Business Profile: PizzaRev

By J. Shadé Quintanilla It is no secret that New York has the reputation for the best pizza, and there is a rumor going around that pizza…

Environment

Enrich Your Home and Environment With Legal, Domestic Hardwood

Enrich Your Home and Environment With Legal, Domestic Hardwood

    More Americans might be driving hybrid cars and recycling, but their hardwood kitchen and living room floors can be just as critical to climate change.…

Golden State Water Company Adjusts Foothill District Conservation Standard

Golden State Water Company Adjusts Foothill District Conservation Standard

      Effective immediately, customers may water outdoor landscapes up to three days per week and state-issued conservation mandates have been replaced with new voluntary reduction…

Obituaries

Obituary: Andrew Charles Lazzaretto, Jr. (October 20, 1942 – May 18, 2016)

Obituary:  Andrew Charles Lazzaretto, Jr. (October 20, 1942 – May 18, 2016)

Andrew Charles Lazzaretto, Jr. (“Andy”) was born on October 20, 1942, in Burbank, CA, the eldest son of Andrew Charles Lazzaretto, Sr. and Mary Gaudino Lazzaretto. He…

In Memoriam: Beverly Margett

In Memoriam: Beverly Margett

Beverly Margett passed away peacefully last Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016 in hospice care at Royal Oaks Manor in Bradbury. Her husband of 65 years, former State Senator…

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