Date: October 11th, 2018

AUSD Accepted Into National Network of Innovative School Districts
Education

AUSD Accepted Into National Network of Innovative School Districts

AUSD will partner with other leading educators, entrepreneurs, and researchers from across the country Arcadia Unified School District (AUSD) was accepted into the League of Innovative Schools, a national coalition of forward-thinking school districts organized by Digital Promise, a nonprofit organization with the mission to accelerate innovation in education and improve the opportunity to learn…

Upper District Brings the Fiesta to WaterFest in Arcadia
Community

Upper District Brings the Fiesta to WaterFest in Arcadia

The Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District (Upper District) and the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation is planning a day of water conservation fun for families of the San Gabriel Valley. Waterfest 2018 will be held on Saturday, Oct. 13 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Arcadia County Park, located…

Oceanside by Land, Sea and Air
Travel

Oceanside by Land, Sea and Air

By Greg Aragon A highlight of my recent trip to Oceanside was being able to see it from different angles and speeds. Besides the fascinating walking tour I discussed last week, I also experienced the town by kayak, Batman-type car, and via a fat-tire electric scooter. The kayak adventure began shortly after a delicious dinner…

Help Cancer Patients by Giving Blood in Arcadia and Pasadena
Community

Help Cancer Patients by Giving Blood in Arcadia and Pasadena

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month – the perfect time to give blood or platelets to support cancer patients and others. Anna Gwinnup, a loving wife, mother and grandmother, was diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer in September 2017. Within weeks, it advanced to stage 2, forcing her to undergo a double mastectomy, chemotherapy and…

Oct. 12 – Oct. 18
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Oct. 12 – Oct. 18

EDITOR’S PICK Old Town Fall Festival at Library Park, Oct. 13 from noon – 6 p.m. (321 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). There will be music, a Canyon Park plant sale, fall crafts, face painting, and hay wagon rides beginning at 2 p.m. for $2 per person. For furry friends, there will be a…

Welcome to the Wolfpack
Business Spotlight

Welcome to the Wolfpack

By Emily G. Peters It looks a bit like the Great Hall at Hogwarts, but Der Wolf is not make-believe. In a city of bars where adequate space, affordability and ambiance tend to come at a premium, this German-themed beer hall has managed to combine all three. “Der Wolf (formerly known as ‘Der Wolfskopf’ or…