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Arcadia’s Primo Toastmasters Hosts Public Open House Event
Community

Arcadia’s Primo Toastmasters Hosts Public Open House Event

Primo Toastmasters  invites residents to its open house to meet members and watch special guest speaker, Distinguished Toastmaster and CEO of Creative Landscape Solutions Jim Raney, talk about the importance of communication skills for today’s professional and how that impacts one’s journey in their career and their life. “Since 2013 Primo Toastmasters has been working hard to provide a supportive and positive environment that members and the surrounding community can come to, in the interest of developing their communication and leadership skills. Our number one mission is help…

Les Misérables Will Have Arcadia Singing
Arts & Entertainment

Les Misérables Will Have Arcadia Singing

Based on the novel by Victor Hugo, the story of “Les Misérables” is one of love, courage, and redemption. Prisoner-on-parole, 24601, Jean Valjean, runs from the ruthless Inspector Javert on a journey beyond the barricades, at the center of the June Rebellion. Set in early 19th-century France, “Les Misérables” is the story of French peasant Valjean and his…

Arcadia Seniors Learn About the Advances in Ophthalmology
Community

Arcadia Seniors Learn About the Advances in Ophthalmology

Arcadia Senior Services in partnership with Methodist Hospital is having a free informative health lecture on, “Recent Advances in Ophthalmology.” It will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 1:30 p.m., in the Arcadia Community Center (365 Campus Drive). Dr. Elson Lai will discuss the most common issues medical doctors see in the eye: macular…

Digital Storytelling Workshop at Arcadia Public Library
Community

Digital Storytelling Workshop at Arcadia Public Library

Learn the art of telling your story and recording it digitally in this informal, in-depth, hands-on workshop at the Arcadia Public Library. Taught by professionals from the StoryCenter in Berkeley, Calif., participants will create their own deeply personal, elegantly presented two to four minute video during this two-day workshop. The workshop is scheduled for Friday,…

Valentine’s Day is for Friends Too
Special Sections

Valentine’s Day is for Friends Too

My best friend Sarah and I met in our scholarship program at Azusa Pacific University our freshman year. She has a bubbly personality that counters my more quiet personality. We often joke that because we know each other so well, we have become the same person. More importantly, over the course of our college career…

Guess the Oscars 2019 Party at Arcadia Public Library
Community

Guess the Oscars 2019 Party at Arcadia Public Library

Share in the Oscar excitement at the Arcadia Public Library’s pre-Oscar party starting at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23. Fill out your 2019 Oscars ballet and try to guess the most winners, learn more about this year’s nominations, and watch an award-winning movie. Light refreshments will be served. No registration is need, but attendees…

The Obituary of Common Sense
Columns, opinion

The Obituary of Common Sense

Today we mourn the passing of a beloved old friend, Common Sense, who has been with us for many years. No one knows for sure how old he was, since his birth records were long ago lost in bureaucratic red tape. He will be remembered as having cultivated such valuable lessons as: Knowing when to…

Building a Business as a Latino Entrepreneur
Business

Building a Business as a Latino Entrepreneur

By Bankrate Staff Claudia Ramos, graphic designer and illustrator from North Hollywood, Calif., dreams of turning her side business, Claudia Ramos Designs, into a full-time gig. Her dreams are specific, she’d like to see her work and that of other Latina artists sold in her very own shop. Ramos, who was born in El Salvador, currently…

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