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Calendar for 7/18/2014!

Editor’s Choice July 18 and 19 – Movies at Old Colorado (41 Hugus Alley). Friday “Marx Brothers in Animal Crackers” and Saturday “Suddenly, Last Summer.” Free. Film starts…

Seniors shutterbugs share new skills at exhibition at Arcadia Park July 22

The non-profit, Theatre Of Hearts’ newest initiative and its first for seniors called, Creative Aging Artist in Residence (CAAIR) will exhibit next week. Seniors at Arcadia Park are…

Calendar for 7/18/2014!

Calendar for 7/18/2014!

Editor’s Choice July 18 and 19 – Movies at Old Colorado (41 Hugus Alley). Friday “Marx Brothers in Animal Crackers” and Saturday “Suddenly, Last Summer.” Free. Film starts…

Memorial for Harry Sneider slated July 12

Memorial for Harry Sneider slated July 12

Harry Sneider pictured with his wife Sarah with that enigmatic but addictive smile. – Photo by Terry Miller Harry Sneider, a contributor over the years to Arcadia Weekly,…

News

From the Classroom #4

From Dick, Jane and Sally to Uncle Bill by Dorothy Denne Are you old enough…

Neighborhood Pesticide Treatment Scheduled in San Gabriel Valley to Control Invasive Mosquito

San Gabriel Valley Mosquito & Vector Control District Announces Neighborhood Pesticide Treatment Scheduled in San…

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Education

FCC Votes to Expand Internet Access for Schools and Libraries

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson applauded a ruling by the Federal Communications Commission…

AEF Summer School Showcase 2014 slated July 29

AEF Summer School Showcase 2014 slated July 29

-Courtesy photos On Tuesday, July 29 students at AEF’s Summer Middle School will once again…

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Entertainment

BARRY McGUIRE of “Eve of Destruction” fame to sing in Arcadia July 27

BARRY McGUIRE of “Eve of Destruction” fame to sing in Arcadia July 27

Barry McGuire stepped into the public eye in 1963 on the Andy Williams Show as the gravelly voiced lead singer of The New Christy Minstrels. He launched his…

2014 Bully Proof Tour, Featuring Pop Group After Romeo, hits Arcadia July 27

2014 Bully Proof Tour, Featuring Pop Group After Romeo, hits Arcadia July 27

Tour Kicks Off at Westfield Plaza Bonita in San Diego and is at Santa Anita Westfield Mall July 27 The Bully Proof Tour, with its fledgling headliners AFTER…

Fillies’ All-Stars Represent El Monte in State Softball Championships

Fillies’ All-Stars Represent El Monte in State Softball Championships

-Courtesy photo The El Monte Fillies All-Star softball team will represent the community this weekend at the State softball championship tournament in Palmdale. The tournament will take place…

Sunday, July 19- Jackie Gibson & Friends

Sunday, July 19- Jackie Gibson & Friends

-Courtesy photo “JACKIE GIBSON & FRIENDS” is not your everyday Cabaret/Jazz show. This is an evening that has been decades in the making. Ms. Gibson is a popular…

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Crime

Fireworks seized in El Monte

50 tons of dangerous fireworks confiscated Responding to community concerns, the City of El Monte made it a top priority to…

Violent Street Gang Charged With Narcotics and Weapons Violations In “Operation Thumbs Down”

Over 500 hundred law enforcement officers and agents served arrest warrants this morning during the latest phase of “Operation Thumbs Down,”…

Arts & Culture

29th Annual Free Children’s Festival Of The Arts August 10

The Hollywood Arts Council (HAC) will present their family fun-filled FREE 29th Annual Children’s Festival of the Arts on Sunday, August 10, 2014 from 12-Noon to 4:30…

San Gabriel Fine Arts Association’s Natural Wonders

San Gabriel Fine Arts Association will host their annual Photography Exhibition from September 13 to October 11, at the Glass Room Gallery, 320 South Mission Drive, San…

Community

Arcadia Coldwell Banker Competes In second Annual Summer Food Drive

NorthStar Moving® Company, the leading eco-luxury mover in California, has teamed up with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage with the support of Move for Hunger, for their second…

Alma Matters

By Hugo Torres The Multiple Listing Service (MLS) gives real estate agents the opportunity to input school and school district information for potential buyers to consider. Therefore,…

Arts & Culture

Local Author Heats Up Summer Reading With Release Of Debut Paranormal Romance Novel The Imati

Local Author Heats Up Summer Reading With Release Of Debut Paranormal Romance Novel The Imati

To write a novel is impressive at any age. To do so, after graduating from Yale, earning a living as a working journalist in the heart of…

Pasadena Showcase House for The Arts Accepting Applications for Grants

The doors to the Pasadena Showcase House of Design have closed; but, the volunteers of Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts (PSHA) are busier than ever preparing…

Education

EMUHSD Honored by College Board at Philadelphia Conference

EMUHSD Honored by College Board at Philadelphia Conference

-Courtesy photo by Anne Donofrio-Holter The El Monte Union High School District (EMUHSD) was honored at the College Board’s annual AP (Advanced Placement) Conference held last week…

State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Announces New Guidance for High School Common Core Math Materials

School administrators have a new tool to help them gauge how well high school math materials align to the Common Core, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom…

Restaurants

Need ‘Burgers and Fries’ plus a kid friendly bar? Go to Islands

Need ‘Burgers and Fries’ plus a kid friendly bar? Go to Islands

If for no other reason, go to Island’s Burgers for the French fries. Cooked to a golden brown and well seasoned, these baskets of fries come bottomless…

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Travel/Social Swirl

Greg’s Getaway – Forever Houseboat Vacation

Greg’s Getaway – Forever Houseboat Vacation

There was a beautiful, serene calmness on Lake Mohave as we eased our pontoon in to Owl Point Cove to board our houseboat for the weekend. We…

Social Whirl for the Week of May 15, 2014

Social Whirl for the Week of May 15, 2014

Photo Credit: J.P. Candelier Pasadena Based Los Angeles Children’s Chorus Holds Auditions June 5-8, 2014 Los Angeles Children’s Chorus (LACC), one of the nation’s leading children’s choirs,…

Arts & Culture

CALIFORNIA ART LEAGUE’s “Summers Past” EXHIBIT June 27-September 26, 2014

CALIFORNIA ART LEAGUE’s “Summers Past” EXHIBIT June 27-September 26, 2014

“Long Ride Home” by Lynne Fearman The California Art League is excited to announce its latest exhibit: the Second Annual Open Juried Show entitled “Summers Past,” featuring…

TCHS Students Excel in Congressional Art Competition

TCHS Students Excel in Congressional Art Competition

Photo caption: Crystal Truong, Congresswoman Chu, Yimey Ma, Nyssa Situ Temple City High School students Yimey Ma, Nyssa Situ, and Crystal Truong were among the top finalists…

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