Month: September, 2018

Foreigner to Perform at Ball Benefitting Arcadia’s Methodist Hospital
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Foreigner to Perform at Ball Benefitting Arcadia’s Methodist Hospital

Proceeds will support endovascular services and interventional radiology The Methodist Hospital Foundation will host the 29th Annual Crystal Ball celebration featuring legendary rockers Foreigner at the Pasadena Convention Center on Saturday, Oct. 6 at 5:30 p.m. Proceeds from the event will support stroke care, endovascular services and interventional radiology at Methodist Hospital of Southern California….

Day Tripping Through Dubrovnik, Croatia
Travel

Day Tripping Through Dubrovnik, Croatia

By Greg Aragon I’ve seen many castles and fortresses on my travels, but none stick in my head like the fortified Old Town of Dubrovnik, Croatia. If I didn’t actually walk upon its marble streets and touch its historic stone wall for myself, I’d swear it was a modern recreation of another time. Founded by…

New Research About Arcadia’s History Found
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New Research About Arcadia’s History Found

  Historian Ed Anderson will be sharing new and original research on the history of Arcadia on Saturday Sept. 29. Anderson will talk about the career and life of “Lucky Baldwin, The Man Who Was Never Licked.” The program will begin at 10 a.m. at the Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage. For more information, please…

‘Banned Book Month’ celebrated by Arcadia Book Club
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‘Banned Book Month’ celebrated by Arcadia Book Club

Arcadia Public Library’s Currently Reading Book Club will be having its next meeting Saturday Sept. 29 at 10 a.m. at Paris Baguette, 400 South Baldwin Ave. in Arcadia. The book club will be celebrating “Banned Book Month” by sharing their favorite banned book. This is a free-form book discussion group where one book does not…

Touch-a-Truck Returns to Delight Children in Arcadia
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Touch-a-Truck Returns to Delight Children in Arcadia

Southern California Children’s Museum’s (SCCM) signature Touch-a-Truck event is back. This year, it’s happening on Saturday, Sept. 29, at Santa Anita Park. The event will go from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (with a horn free hour from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.). SCCM’s Touch-a- Truck event is a hands-on learning experience for children to explore a variety of large trucks,…

New Project Unveiled by AUSD
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New Project Unveiled by AUSD

By Staff Arcadia Unified School District (AUSD) introduced the new $7.5 million Facilities and Maintenance Yard Tuesday, which is the culminating project of the$218 million Measure I bond that spanned more than ten years. This school bond measure that was voted on and passed by the Arcadia community in 2006 was essential to renovating and…

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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 attending a birthday party when suddenly she…

Bygone Magic Awaits in Pasadena’s Lower Arroyo
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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
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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…

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