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Gene Glasco Shines a Beacon on Arcadia Vietnam War Memorial

May 26 ceremony to mark new dusk-to-dawn lighting at Arcadia monument By Gene Glasco and Terry Miller Gene Glasco enlisted in the United States navy in 1967.  He was deployed to South Vietnam’s Mekong Delta in 1969. Gene is a native Californian. Once in Vietnam, Gene was first assigned to Naval Support Activity- Nha Be…

Pretty in Pasadena: Social Media Influence for Social Good
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Pretty in Pasadena: Social Media Influence for Social Good

By Emily G. Peters In the last few years, the term “social media influencer” has worked its way into our lexicon, describing those who use their online presence to influence others’ purchases, appearance or lifestyle. But what if that influence could shape a community for social good? It’s a question recently tackled by Michelle Simonsen…

Arcadia Traffic Collision Causes Fatality, Dec. 23
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Arcadia Traffic Collision Causes Fatality, Dec. 23

On Saturday, Dec. 23, at approximately 10:35 a.m., Arcadia Police Officers were sent to the area of Chantry Flats Road regarding a solo-vehicle traffic collision. On arrival, officers located an over-turned vehicle. Two of the occupants had minor injuries and were treated on-scene. A third occupant suffered injuries which proved fatal. The case is currently…

Matt Denny’s: A Community Hub With a Caring Owner
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Matt Denny’s: A Community Hub With a Caring Owner

By Monica Sanchez Matt Denny’s, a popular grub hub in Arcadia, has been in business since 1999 and the brains behind the operation is owner Matt McSweeny. Family man and craft beer enthusiast, McSweeny, found his passion for serving craft beer delights and food to match during his 10 years of experience in a Pasadena…

August 4 – August 10
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August 4 – August 10

Editor’s Pick A Great Night of Blues Featuring: Anthony Gomes Band ~ with Bobby Bluehouse & Special Guests (Arcadia Blues Club, 16 East Huntington Drive, Arcadia @ 7p.m. – 11:30 p.m.). Your local weekly events August 4 A Great Night of Blues Featuring: Anthony Gomes Band ~ with Bobby Bluehouse & Special Guests (Arcadia Blues…

Trauma Awareness Month: Red Cross Urges Blood Donations
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Trauma Awareness Month: Red Cross Urges Blood Donations

  During Trauma Awareness Month in May, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to help ensure lifesaving blood is available for patients with traumatic injuries and other serious medical needs by donating blood or platelets. According to the National Trauma Institute, trauma accounts for approximately 41 million emergency department visits and 2.3 million hospital admissions in the U.S….

Camp Helping Hands Expands With Five New Locations
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Camp Helping Hands Expands With Five New Locations

  This summer is going to have a little more sizzle than previous ones because Camp Helping Hands (www.camphelpinghands.com) is literally setting up camp in five more cities throughout the Southland. While there may not a location in your own backyard, there are now six to choose from; and all are well worth the drive! Coming this…

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