Month: February, 2019

Arcadia Association of Realtors Says California Home Sales Fall to Lowest Level in More Than 10 Years
Real Estate

Arcadia Association of Realtors Says California Home Sales Fall to Lowest Level in More Than 10 Years

The housing demand in California remained subdued for the ninth consecutive month in January as economic and market uncertainties sent home sales to their lowest level since April 2008, the Arcadia Association of Realtors (AAR) said Feb. 21. Closed escrow sales of existing, single-family detached homes in California totaled a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of…

Career Corner: One Hundred Job Applications
Columns

Career Corner: One Hundred Job Applications

By Angela Copeland I hear from job seekers every day. You’re tired. You’re worn out. You’re disappointed. You didn’t get the job you really wanted. You were a great candidate and you cannot figure out what went wrong. I’m with you all the way. I wish I could give you a big hug. Job searching…

Families Explore Thailand at Arcadia’s Gilb Museum Program
Community

Families Explore Thailand at Arcadia’s Gilb Museum Program

Families are invited to enjoy a morning of Thai music, snacks, and a craft at the Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage on Saturday, March 9, from 10 a.m. to noon. Featuring a performance by the Thai Community Arts and Culture Center, this engaging program encourages children to experience international cultures through taking a “hands on”…

2019 Readers’ Choice Is Underway
Business

2019 Readers’ Choice Is Underway

It’s that time of year again – the highly anticipated annual Readers’ Choice Awards are officially underway! Every year, Beacon Media News, publisher of Arcadia Weekly, Monrovia Weekly, Pasadena Independent, and Sierra Madre Weekly (AMPS) prepares its annual tip-of-the-hat to local businesses and organizations through the colorful Readers’ Choice publication. Why is Readers’ Choice impactful?…

‘Digital Nature 2019’ Displays Dazzle at The Arboretum
Arts & Entertainment

‘Digital Nature 2019’ Displays Dazzle at The Arboretum

By May S. Ruiz Make The Arboretum in Arcadia your destination for an evening of dazzling contemporary art. From February 27 to March 3, the natural landscape of this beautiful garden will serve as the backdrop for ‘Digital Nature 2019,’ an art exhibit featuring unique, site-specific artworks. ‘Digital Nature’ brings together a collection of contemporary…

Education

High School Students Flourish in Arcadia Unified’s Digital Communications Internship

By Brandon Chen, Arcadia Unified School District digital communications intern When one thinks of a school district, a robust social media presence does not come to mind; however, that is not the case of Arcadia Unified. Boasting over 6,000 Facebook followers, 4,000 Instagram followers, and 3,000 Twitter followers, Arcadia Unified and the Public Information Office…

Evolution Meets Revolution
Columns

Evolution Meets Revolution

Introducing Celebrity Flora (specifically designed for the Galapagos Islands) By Jesse A. Cisneros Celebrity Cruises introduces Celebrity FloraSM, the first ship of its kind, designed specifically with the destination in mind—the Galapagos Islands. In its creation, we followed in the footsteps of our revolutionary new ship, Celebrity EdgeSM, by designing Celebrity Flora in 3-D. This…

Century-Old Arcadian Refuses to Slow Down
Featured

Century-Old Arcadian Refuses to Slow Down

By Galen Patterson On a Saturday morning at Salon Votre in Arcadia, a woman walked in to have her hair styled. She moved effortlessly, although careful, around the small salon, lifting her hands to touch her hair, rising from her chair under her own strength and doing all the things healthy and capable humans tend…

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