Terry Miller

Renaissance Man, Matt McSweeny Charts a New Course in Life
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Renaissance Man, Matt McSweeny Charts a New Course in Life

Arcadia Speakeasy, Matt Denny’s, Changes Hands By Terry Miller On Saturday morning Matt McSweeny was preparing for a staff meeting at the ever-popular Matt Denny’s in Arcadia. “It will be the most difficult meeting I have ever had. I will be informing them that Matt Denny’s will be posting a ‘Change in Ownership’ sign in the window.”…

Classroom of the Future Is in Arcadia
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Classroom of the Future Is in Arcadia

Arcadia unified embrace’s AltSchool’s ‘Personalized Learning’ technology. By Terry Miller Arcadia Weekly recently was invited to go back to the future, if you will… to witness a new and unique approach to learning in an unconventional atmosphere. The classroom reminded me of college back in the 1970’s to a degree. Comfortable chairs hanging from the…

Arcadia’s Municipal Election Update
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Arcadia’s Municipal Election Update

Who’s running against whom? By Terry Miller There is a wee bit of confusion with Arcadia’s upcoming April municipal election, according to a couple of concerned readers about last week’s page one story said forthcoming vote. Essentially, this is a two person race in two separate districts: District 2: Tom Beck’s seat is being challenged…

Decision 2018: Arcadia’s April Election Already Raising Some Eyebrows
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Decision 2018: Arcadia’s April Election Already Raising Some Eyebrows

This year’s elections are ‘district‘ as opposed to ‘at large’ By Terry Miller Elections are always fascinating and occasionally contentious, but when Arcadia Weekly learned that embattled and disgraced former council-member, John Wuo initially pulled papers to run for office again we thought this year’s would be a doozie.  Alas, he didn’t file, nor did…

San Diego CalFire Firefighter Engineer Dies Battling Thomas Fire in Fillmore
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San Diego CalFire Firefighter Engineer Dies Battling Thomas Fire in Fillmore

The Thomas Fire is currently at 242,500 acres with 30 percent containment By Terry Miller A firefighter was killed in southern California’s massive Thomas Fire on Thursday. The blaze has grown rapidly, fueled by gusty Santa Ana winds, dry conditions and single-digit humidity. CAL FIRE Chief Ken Pimlott tweeted the following Thursday morning:  “I am very saddened…

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  Highly Anticipated H Mart Asian Market Opens in Arcadia     By Terry Miller   People have quipped that H Mart is a ‘cross between Whole Foods and your neighborhood Korean market.’  However one describes it, it is most certainly different and has an eclectic array of Asian foods. On Friday, December 8, H…

Highly Anticipated H Mart Asian Market Opens in Arcadia
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Highly Anticipated H Mart Asian Market Opens in Arcadia

    Highly Anticipated H Mart Asian Market Opens in Arcadia     By Terry Miller   People have quipped that H Mart is a ‘cross between Whole Foods and your neighborhood Korean market.’  However one describes it, it is most certainly different and has an eclectic array of Asian foods. On Friday, December 8,…

Beacon Media News Welcomes Zelda Rose Arroyo
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Beacon Media News Welcomes Zelda Rose Arroyo

Beacon Media’s Graphic Artist Production Manager has been promoted to proud father. Jorge Arroyo, along with the baby’s Mother Maria Cristina Vasquez, are delighted to introduce the arrival of their first born child: Zelda Rose Arroyo. Weighing in at 6lbs. 1 ounce, this little bundle of joy came into their lives Nov. 26 at 10:38…

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