Month: September, 2018

Go Trunk-or-Treating in Arcadia
Community

Go Trunk-or-Treating in Arcadia

The members of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Arcadia invite families of all faiths to join them in their eighth annual, free, fun-filled Halloween Trunk or Treat event on Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 6:15 to 8 p.m. Church members will create a ghostly adventure suitable for children of all ages in the church parking lot at…

Arcadia Crime Blotters: Sept. 23 – Sept. 29
Crime

Arcadia Crime Blotters: Sept. 23 – Sept. 29

Sept. 23 Shortly before 12:34 a.m., officers responded the area of Santa Anita and Newman avenues regarding a single vehicle that had collided with a stop sign. Upon contacting the driver, the officer detected a strong odor of alcohol emitting from the 46-year-old male’s breath. Through a series of tests, the officer determined the suspect…

Arts & Entertainment

Culver City Art District – Fall 2018

By Jeff Davis Everyone is back from summer vacation and the galleries are gearing up once again for fresh shows in the fall. The Culver Art District (galleries crowded along La Cienega and Washington boulevards) is currently full of exciting exhibits. Three standouts are highlighted below. At the north end of La Cienega, Honor Fraser…

A Secret Coffee Gem at Pasadena Central Library
Business Spotlight

A Secret Coffee Gem at Pasadena Central Library

By Emily G. Peters The sun is baking down on the small coffee kiosk hidden in the courtyard of Pasadena Central Library, but that doesn’t mean customers aren’t ordering the hot stuff. The proprietor of Espress Yourself Coffee Bar, Richard Hawthorne, extends an open tin of tea leaves like a bouquet, inviting the customer to…

Arcadia Moon Festival This Saturday
Arts & Entertainment

Arcadia Moon Festival This Saturday

By Staff The Arcadia Chinese Association and the City of Arcadia are hosting the city’s annual Moon Festival on Sept. 29 from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at Arcadia City Hall. The event will feature delicious food including moon cakes, Chinese dance performances and music, games, and arts and crafts exhibits. In addition, there will be…

Arcadia Offers Grants for Home Improvement
News

Arcadia Offers Grants for Home Improvement

Arcadia homeowners interested in improving their property may be eligible for a grant to pay for certain improvements such as plumbing, electrical , energy efficient doors and windows, roofing, interior and exterior painting, termite inspection and repairs, accessibility modifications and more. To qualify, applicants must own the home, meet household income limits, must have resided…

Santa Anita Autumn Meet Starts This Friday in Arcadia
Arts & Entertainment

Santa Anita Autumn Meet Starts This Friday in Arcadia

Oktoberfest slated for the weekend By Staff Santa Anita’s 22-day Autumn Meet, which begins on Sept. 28, will run through Sunday, Nov. 4 and will include world class racing and an array of promotional offerings, including Santa Anita’s Oktoberfest, which will be staged on the track’s Grandstand apron the first two weekends, Sept. 29 and…

Crystal Clear Cruising
opinion

Crystal Clear Cruising

By Jesse A. Cisneros Crystal Cruises, an American luxury cruise line, holds a sweet spot in my travel industry career as it is the first and only cruise company I’ve worked for and sailed on. I believe I was only 20 years old then and the world of travel was new to me. Still in…

Communal Motivation: ‘Faith is All I Have’
Featured

Communal Motivation: ‘Faith is All I Have’

Part I: Motivational stories of those residing in Monrovia, Arcadia, Pasadena and Sierra Madre By Hansol Hwang Motivation, is the high we try to reach every week, often times achieving it through various types of narcotics such as quotes of the day, meditation, repeatedly giving pep talks to yourself on the drive to work, coffee,…

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