Date: August 23rd, 2018

Ocean View Rooms, Butterflies and a Clam Festival
Travel

Ocean View Rooms, Butterflies and a Clam Festival

By Greg Aragon Sometimes I hear of a new hotel from a friend, an email tip, or a news release. And once in a while, if I’m lucky, one will catch my eye while driving. The latter was the case, when a friend and I were recently heading home from a trip to Hearst Castle….

Arcadia Performing Arts Center Announces Season 7
Arts & Entertainment

Arcadia Performing Arts Center Announces Season 7

New membership program and “concerts with a cause” raise funds for arts education The Arcadia Performing Arts Center recently announced its new 2018 – 2019 season. Presented by the Arcadia Performing Arts Foundation, the new season features legacy artists and emerging talent, reflects a diverse community, and raises funds to give back to local schools….

Celestino Ristorante Celebrates Summer Sicilian Style
Dining Delights

Celestino Ristorante Celebrates Summer Sicilian Style

Over twenty years ago, the Drago Brothers set out to show Los Angeles what true Italian and Sicilian food consists of and have since made a name for themselves as powerhouses of fine Italian cuisine in Los Angeles. For over two decades, Celestino Ristorante has been Pasadena’s mainstay for fans of authentic Italian cuisine, changing…

Aug. 24 – Aug. 30
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Aug. 24 – Aug. 30

EDITOR’S PICK Street Food Cinema Screening at Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden, Aug. 25 at 8:30 p.m. (301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, CA 91007). This will be an outdoor screening of the comedy “Bridesmaids” with live music before the showing by the band Curtsy. Advanced tickets in the reserved section are $19 for…

Cannabis Tax Revenue Increases in Second Quarter of 2018
Business

Cannabis Tax Revenue Increases in Second Quarter of 2018

Rise shows compliance trend growing The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) recently released revenue numbers for cannabis sales for the second quarter of 2018. Tax revenue from the cannabis industry totaled $74,240,257 from April 1, 2018, through June 30, 2018, which includes state cultivation, excise, and sales taxes. It does not include…

Arcadia Commuters Fed Up With Gridlock at First Avenue
News

Arcadia Commuters Fed Up With Gridlock at First Avenue

By Terry Miller Motorists’ frustrations at the intersection of First Avenue and the new Gold Line station have been evident since the trains started running in March 2016. However, the traffic signals combined with the seemingly endless crossing of light rail trains has put some drivers at a boiling point and created yet a new…

Arts & Entertainment

Debbie Korbel – Studio Visit

By Jeff Davis I recently had the opportunity to visit the sculpture studio of Debbie Korbel which is located within the massive 44,000 square foot Hawthorne Arts Complex. Debbie is one of about 60+ artists (painters, sculptors, ceramicist, photographers, resin and fiber artists) that maintain a working studio at the art mega-space. Entering her 400…