Month: September, 2018

Arcadia High Among Best Public High Schools in the Nation
Education

Arcadia High Among Best Public High Schools in the Nation

Arcadia High standouts in STEM and college prep Out of more than 19,000 public high schools in the nation, Arcadia High School ranks in the top 1 percent of the best public high schools in America. According to Niche.com’s 2019 list for Best Public High Schools, Arcadia High School not only receives this national honor…

Spanish Charm and California History in Cozy Claremont
Travel

Spanish Charm and California History in Cozy Claremont

By Greg Aragon   Claremont is only about 30 miles from Pasadena, but my recent trip to the sleepy college town transported me much further away, to a relaxing and beautiful place reminiscent of a mountain resort community with touches of Spain. My getaway to Claremont began when a friend and I checked into a luxurious suite at Casa 425, a Spanish-styled…

UN Global Goals – Taiwan Can Help
News

UN Global Goals – Taiwan Can Help

By Jaushieh Joseph Wu, Minister of Foreign Affairs Republic of China (Taiwan) The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted at the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly in 2015, set bold goals to shift the world onto a sustainable, resilient path. Here was also pledged the formation of a revitalized Global Partnership for…

Sept. 28 – Oct. 4
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Sept. 28 – Oct. 4

EDITOR’S PICK The Pizza Experience Pop-Up Museum by Memorial Park, Oct. 1 from 4 – 9:30 p.m. (129 N. Raymond Ave., Pasadena, CA 91103). This pop-up is an engaging and captivating experience for all pizza lovers alike to celebrate their love of pizza. Don’t forget your appetite or cameras. General admission is $30. For more…

Greek Fest Invites Arcadians to Enjoy Greek Culture
Community

Greek Fest Invites Arcadians to Enjoy Greek Culture

By Galen Patterson Saint Anthony’s Greek Orthodox Church held its 57th annual Greek Fest from Sept. 21-23. Greek Fest is a celebration of Greek Culture, and is hosted in many areas with high concentrations of citizens with Greek Ancestry. Greek Fest differs from other cultural festivals in that the tradition is millennia old, and has…

Arcadia Football Packs A Late Punch In Win Over Burbank
Sports

Arcadia Football Packs A Late Punch In Win Over Burbank

By Aaron Valdez The Arcadia football team made up for a lackluster start with a 42-point explosion in three quarters to steamroll Burbank 45-28 for its second Pacific League wins on Friday. Things looked bleak for the Apaches in the beginning stages of their contest with the Bulldogs. The offense looked listless, which was uncharacteristic…

Arcadia Unified Celebrates its 2018-19 Teacher of the Year
Education

Arcadia Unified Celebrates its 2018-19 Teacher of the Year

The Arcadia Unified School District celebrated its 2018-19 Teacher of the Year, Janice Dickson, at the Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) 2018-19 Teachers of the Year luncheon on Friday, Sept. 21. Dickson, a fourth grade teacher at Longley Way Elementary School, has taught in the district for 14 years and meets students’ unique…

Arcadia Realtors Say Housing Demand in Decline
Real Estate

Arcadia Realtors Say Housing Demand in Decline

California’s housing market dropped below the 400,000-level sales benchmark for the first time in more than two years as high home prices and eroding affordability combined to cut into housing demand, the Arcadia Association of Realtors (AAR) said recently. Closed escrow sales of existing, single-family detached homes in California totaled a seasonally adjusted annualized rate…

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