Month: February, 2018

How Powerful is the Press?
Community

How Powerful is the Press?

Powerful enough to spotlight local favorites! Readers’ Choice 2018 Coming Soon Beacon Media News, publisher of Arcadia Weekly, Monrovia Weekly, Pasadena Independent and Sierra Madre Weekly (AMPS), is gearing up to print, publish and distribute its largest special section of the year as a tip-of-the-hat to local businesses, professionals, and organizations. This year’s theme, most…

City of Arcadia Invites Public to Exercise
Community

City of Arcadia Invites Public to Exercise

warning: exercise has been known to cause health and happiness! Come join the Recreation and Community Services Department and try something new this spring or sign up for your old favorites!  We offer many great adult exercise classes: Martial Arts, Tennis, Golf, Zumba, Bellyfit, Blast That Belly Fat, Pilates, Yogalates, Yoga, Crossfit, Ultimate and Complete…

Prospect Recreation Instructors
Community

Prospect Recreation Instructors

Do you have a talent you want to share or have a love for teaching? The City of Arcadia is always looking for quality, dedicated instructors to offer a variety of programs to residents and surrounding communities. The best contract instructor candidates are individuals who combine a sincere interest in community service with a desire…

One of America’s Hidden Gems: The Navajo Reservation
Travel

One of America’s Hidden Gems: The Navajo Reservation

By Galen Patterson A few opening lines of “Moby Dick” read: “Whenever I find myself growing grim about the mouth; whenever it is a damp, drizzly November in my soul; whenever I find myself involuntarily pausing before coffin warehouses, and bringing up the rear of every funeral I meet, and especially whenever my hypos get…

Find Your Sweet Spot at The Bee Cottage
Business Spotlight

Find Your Sweet Spot at The Bee Cottage

By Emily G. Peters The Bee Cottage in Pasadena is a feast for the decorative eye; every corner crammed with something to beautify the home or office—especially for the seasons. This month, Easter is on full display, showcasing owner Nicole Robeson’s skill at capturing the spirit of holidays throughout the year. “I wear many hats…

Why 15,982 Arcadians Cannot Vote in This Year’s Election
News

Why 15,982 Arcadians Cannot Vote in This Year’s Election

By Galen Patterson Arcadia’s first district-based election is just around the corner, but only 12,370 Arcadians are eligible to vote. Previously, Arcadia handled local elections through a city-wide competition in which all Arcadians of legal voting age were welcomed to vote. However, under new law, only Arcadians living within one of the five districts may…

Feb. 23 – March. 1
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Feb. 23 – March. 1

Your Weekly Events Feb. 23 The crowd has spoken and asked for more music. Matt Denny’s Presents Winter Concert Series 2018. On February 23rd Sneaky Haircuts will be performing from 7p.m. to 10 p.m. (145 E. Huntington Dr. Arcadia, CA 91076) they are still booking more music so the lineup will be update online. For…

Introducing Ancient Chinese Culture to a Wider Audience
Education

Introducing Ancient Chinese Culture to a Wider Audience

By May S. Ruiz The Chinese civilization is one of the oldest known to humankind. Its vibrant cultural heritage dates back thousands of years, and the country’s rich and diverse musical tradition forms a vital part of that heritage. Traditional music – with its essential instruments including the pipa, guqin, ruan, xiao and zheng –…

Arcadia Boys Soccer Eliminated from CIF Playoffs
Sports

Arcadia Boys Soccer Eliminated from CIF Playoffs

By Spencer Stueve The Arcadia Apaches boys soccer season came to a close in heartbreaking fashion.  In the opening round of the CIF Southern Section playoffs, AHS took on Santa Paula High School and the game would be decided by late drama. Throughout the entirety of regulation, neither team was able to break free.  Neither…

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