Month: June, 2019

Summer Enrichment and Fun at Arcadia’s Gilb Museum
Community

Summer Enrichment and Fun at Arcadia’s Gilb Museum

Youth ages 5 to 12 can learn what it’s like to do real scientific work—using the same tools and techniques museum researchers use—at the Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage in July by joining the Summer Enrichment Program. Packed with activities, demonstrations, and an up-close look at some cool highlights from the Gilb Museum artifacts collection,…

June 28 – July 4
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June 28 – July 4

EDITOR’S PICK LA Food Fest at Santa Anita Park, June 29 from 2-7 p.m. (275 Colorado Place, Arcadia, CA 91007). The 10th Annual LA Food Fest is a community event that promises not to disappoint bringing 5,000 foodies and 100-plus restaurants, carts, stands, trucks, bars, beer, wine and craft cocktail makers together including some of…

The Soap Kitchen: Good for Your Body, Good for the Earth
Business Spotlight

The Soap Kitchen: Good for Your Body, Good for the Earth

By Emily Glory Peters Soap making is an age-old practice. Evidence of soap-like substances has been traced back to the ancient Romans, Egyptians, even the Babylonians, all whipping up mysterious emulsions of oils, salts and Mother Nature’s other odds and ends to get squeaky clean. That magic continues today, albeit with a considerable ingredient upgrade….

Pasadena’s Legendary Big Mama’s Rib Shack Closing
Business

Pasadena’s Legendary Big Mama’s Rib Shack Closing

Originally posted June 27 at 9 a.m. / Updated June 27 at 2:51 p.m. with correct phone number By Amanda Sulker-Hall Big Mama’s Rib Shack, also known as Big Mama’s, opened in 2002 but the origins of this family restaurant began further south east of California in Chattanooga, Tenn. where the founder, Dargin McWhorter, was…

Sign Up for Arcadia Leadership Academy
Community

Sign Up for Arcadia Leadership Academy

The City of Arcadia is offering a free, behind-the-scenes look into the city’s operations for Arcadia residents 18 years and older starting in September 2019. This powerful community leadership program grants you an all-access pass that immerses you in the inner-workings of Arcadia’s city government. The academy produces empowered, inspired, and engaged resident leaders who…

Pasadena Man Charged with Capital Murder of Arcadia Woman
Crime

Pasadena Man Charged with Capital Murder of Arcadia Woman

A construction worker has been charged with capital murder in the killing of a 76-year-old Arcadia woman during the burglary of her home where he had previously worked, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday. Heber Enoc Diaz of Pasadena is charged with one count of murder with special circumstance allegations that the…

Arcadia Innovation Summit Imagines, Inquires, and Inspires
Education

Arcadia Innovation Summit Imagines, Inquires, and Inspires

Hundreds of educators from all over California descended upon Arcadia for the 5th Annual Arcadia Innovation Summit on Friday. More than 900 teachers, administrators and staff representing nearly 200 different school districts, schools, and educational organizations registered for what’s becoming a very popular conference hosted by the Arcadia Unified School District at no cost to…

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