Arcadia Weekly

Softening in the Housing Market in the Upcoming Months
Business, Real Estate

Softening in the Housing Market in the Upcoming Months

  Following relatively strong closed escrow home sales over the past few months, California pending home sales slipped negligibly from a year ago, which suggests a softening in the housing market in the upcoming months, the Arcadia Association of REALTORS® said today. Reflecting a seasonal pattern, REALTORS® responding to the California Association of REALTORS® January…

Arcadia Winter Watering Schedule
Community

Arcadia Winter Watering Schedule

  Reducing our water use has now become a way of life for Southern California. In order to continue the required 20 percent reduction, the City of Arcadia limits watering to two days a week, Tuesday and Saturday only, during the fall and winter months. The winter watering schedule is from Nov. 1 through April 30….

Arcadia Student Music Group Pulls Heart Strings
Education

Arcadia Student Music Group Pulls Heart Strings

  By Katie Wen, AUSD Digital Communications Intern Los Angeles is known for its legendary concert venues and talented musicians who have rocked the city throughout the years, but a recent show by a group of students may be unlike any other this area has ever seen. Students ranging from 8th to 11th grade warmed…

Arcadia Police Blotters: Feb. 12 –Feb. 16
Crime

Arcadia Police Blotters: Feb. 12 –Feb. 16

  Feb. 12 Shortly before 3:30 a.m., an officer responded to 7-Eleven, 2 E. Duarte Road, regarding a theft report. The suspect stole a bag of candy and as the clerk was calling APD, the suspect took the phone away from the clerk and proceeded to slap and push the employee. The suspect is described…

Chinese Music Ensemble to Perform at Arcadia Library
Arts & Entertainment

Chinese Music Ensemble to Perform at Arcadia Library

  Come celebrate Chinese New Year with unique music performed by the Bridge of Dreams Chinese Music Ensemble on Feb. 25 at 1 p.m. The Bridge of Dreams Chinese Music Ensemble will perform upbeat Chinese music with traditional Chinese instruments that include the erhu/vocals, pipa, yang quin, and gaohu. Together with Soprano saxophone and flute,…

50th Annual Elementary School Charity Basketball Game to Play on Feb. 23
Community, Sports

50th Annual Elementary School Charity Basketball Game to Play on Feb. 23

  Proceeds to benefit Permannently Disabled Jockeys’ Fund The 50th Annual Santa Anita Jockeys vs. Holy Angels Elementary School Charity Basketball Game will be played Thursday, Feb. 23 at La Salle High School in Pasadena, with proceeds to benefit the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund (PDJF), Holy Angels athletic program and the Eye on Jacob Foundation. Given the historic…

Letter to the Editor: ‘Protests Blast Arcadia City Council Decision on Coyote Trapping’
Letters to the Editor, opinion

Letter to the Editor: ‘Protests Blast Arcadia City Council Decision on Coyote Trapping’

  Dear Editor, My organization’s constituency was highly vocal in anguish over hearing of the Feb. 7 decision of the Arcadia City Council’s decision to begin trapping and killing the city’s coyotes. Coyotes are the southland’s ubiquitous rural, suburban and urban wildlife. It is the exception for communities to resort to lethal methods to control coyote…

Methodist Hospital’s Annual Mardi Gras Celebration
Community

Methodist Hospital’s Annual Mardi Gras Celebration

  Methodist Hospital Foundation’s 22nd Annual Mardi Gras Celebration is coming to Arcadia on Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. at Sirona’s in Santa Anita Park with proceeds supporting digital mammography services at Methodist Hospital. “Mardi Gras is a fun and lively celebration enjoyed by community leaders, physicians, local businesses, and community members for the past 22 years,” said…

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