Month: September, 2018

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Arcadia Firefighters Reunite With Girl They Saved in 2008

Ten years later they give Ashley Barrancos a birthday party at Arcadia Fire Station 105 By Terry Miller Approximately a decade ago, Arcadia firefighters were dispatched to a call for an unresponsive two-year-old female experiencing what no child normally experiences at this age, cardiac arrest. The toddler was celebrating her second birthday when suddenly she…

Bygone Magic Awaits in Pasadena’s Lower Arroyo
Business Spotlight

Bygone Magic Awaits in Pasadena’s Lower Arroyo

By Emily G. Peters Nostalgia is a kind of magic, rekindling everything from faded music genres to baby names. So predictable is society’s need to revisit the past that what was fashionable decades ago regularly resurfaces every twenty years or so. But what happens when nostalgia goes further into our human history—all in an attempt…

Arboretum Yoga Instructor Offers Arcadians More than Exercise
Community

Arboretum Yoga Instructor Offers Arcadians More than Exercise

By Galen Patterson Twice a week, Arcadians gather in the arboretum, one of the few places in Los Angeles County where people can be engulfed in nature, to practice yoga. As the attendees are lead through the poses and breathing exercises, they are instructed by their yoga teacher, Brie Wakeland. Wakeland has been practicing yoga…

Arcadia Resident Exhibits Photography at Gilb Museum
Arts & Entertainment

Arcadia Resident Exhibits Photography at Gilb Museum

The photography of Arcadia resident Jenny Fung will be on exhibit at the Gilb Museum of Arcadia History through Saturday, Dec. 29. This exhibit focuses on the abstract concepts of linear images of Arcadia and how they bring profound introspection and meaning. For more information, call (626) 574-5440 or visit the Gilb Museum’s webpage. The…

Arcadia’s Baldwin Lake Makes History
News

Arcadia’s Baldwin Lake Makes History

A “History Lives Here” marker was dedicated at Baldwin Lake last Thursday. The National Register of Historic Places lists the 1885 Queen Anne Cottage, matching coach barn, and nine surrounding acres worthy of recognition and protection. Four of the nine acres comprise Baldwin Lake. A special invitation-only reception was held to unveil the beautiful marker donated by…

Learn to Cook Delicious Meals <br/> with the Instant Pot in Arcadia
Lifestyle

Learn to Cook Delicious Meals
with the Instant Pot in Arcadia

Cookbook author and Instant Pot expert Laurel Randolph will discuss her most recent book, “The Instant Pot No-Pressure Cookbook,” at the Arcadia Public Library’s Cay Mortenson Auditorium Sept. 22 at 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. She will also offer a live cooking demonstration and answer questions about the Instant Pot. Those who attend will learn…

Lifeline for Pets: Two’s Company
Columns

Lifeline for Pets: Two’s Company

Are you looking for the sweetest, cutest twosome ever? Look no further than our brother/sister duo, Parker and Charlotte, who are about one year old. They were first adopted several months ago, but were recently returned to Lifeline for Pets due to on-going travel plans of the owner. They are almost identical tabbies, with snow…

Job Offers Are Like Buses
Columns

Job Offers Are Like Buses

By Angela Copeland The title of my column today may sound a bit confusing. It comes from one of my own mentors. Years ago, when I was finishing graduate school in California, I spent a significant amount of time searching for the right job. I would go to job fairs and networking events as if…

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