Community

The Law Offices of Donald P. Schweitzer Present $22,500 Check
Community

The Law Offices of Donald P. Schweitzer Present $22,500 Check

  On Tuesday Aug. 9 Foothill Unity Center, Inc. (FUCI) held its 18th Annual Back to School event at the historic Santa Anita Park Racetrack. The event prepares more than 1,000 K-12 pre-registered and qualified low-income families from Altadena, Arcadia, Azusa, Baldwin Park, Duarte, Irwindale, Monrovia, Pasadena, Sierra Madre and South Pasadena. During the event,…

Community

City of Arcadia: Fall Class Registration

    Pick up the latest copy of The Peacock Buzz to find out what is going on in the City of Arcadia! Copies are will be available at the recreation office, library, and city hall. For specific class information or registration forms, go to the city’s website at www.arcadiaca.gov under recreation and community services…

Help Bring the K-9 Unit Back to Arcadia
Community, News

Help Bring the K-9 Unit Back to Arcadia

    The Arcadia Police Foundation, established in 2015, is focusing their efforts to try and create and maintain an Arcadia Police K-9 Unit. The Arcadia Police Foundation is seeking the public’s assistance in completing this monumental first project. In addition to the approximate $10,000 purchase price of the police dog, the K-9s and their…

Arcadia Couple Celebrate 65 Years of Wedded Bliss
Community, Featured

Arcadia Couple Celebrate 65 Years of Wedded Bliss

    Bob and Shirley Willson of Arcadia celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with family and friends at the ever-popular Matt Denny’s. The couple was married on Aug. 10, 1951 at Church of Good Shepherd in Arcadia. Bob worked as a technical glassblower for Beckman Instruments and DuPont, before opening his own business in 1980 –…

Arcadia Bank Robbed at Gunpoint Thursday
Business, Community, Crime, News

Arcadia Bank Robbed at Gunpoint Thursday

On Thursday August 4, 2016, at about 1:13 PM, Arcadia police officers were dispatched to the First Bank at 848 West Duarte Road. An employee reported the bank had just been robbed by two suspects. Two suspects brandished handguns, and they made off with an undisclosed amount of money. The suspects were last seen running…

Community, Featured, News

I’m Not Your Mother!

By Von Raees, Publisher On Aug. 22, 1996 we published the first issue of the Arcadia Weekly. It was an exciting and anxious time for us. The following week, while we worked in our single-room office on First Avenue in Arcadia, we had a visitor. A tall, elegant woman with the air of a powerful…

Ribbon Cutting: Fortanasce & Associates
Community, Health & Fitness

Ribbon Cutting: Fortanasce & Associates

    Join us at the offices of Fortanasce & Associates Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Center as we celebrate their re-launch! The ribbon cutting will be followed by a short lecture about wellness, covering both diet and exercise. Re-launch will be held Thursday, Aug. 18 at 5 p.m. at 671 Naomi Ave. in Arcadia….

Arcadia Senior Gift Shop Fall Craft Fair
Community

Arcadia Senior Gift Shop Fall Craft Fair

    The City of Arcadia Recreation & Community Service Department, Senior Services Division operates a gift shop at the Arcadia Community Center (365 Campus Drive), which is open to the public Monday through Thursday, from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Just in time for the holidays, the Arcadia Community Center Gift Shop will be…

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