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Arcadia Students Start Non-Profit to Feed Homeless
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Arcadia Students Start Non-Profit to Feed Homeless

By Galen Patterson Incoming Arcadia High School senior Andre Yeung had experience feeding the homeless. He found himself making sandwiches for them and passing them out directly to the hungry while serving his community in the Boy Scouts of America. At the same time, his family home in Arcadia had an avocado tree, and Andre…

Arcadia Teens Receive ‘Youth of the Year’ Award
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Arcadia Teens Receive ‘Youth of the Year’ Award

By May S. Ruiz Arcadia teens Richard and Eric Dong were honored with the ‘Youth of the Year’ distinction during Congresswoman Judy Chu’s 10th Annual Leadership Award ceremonies held last Sunday, July 28, from noon to 3 pm at the Arcadia Community Center. Awards were also given for Businessperson, Educator, and Volunteer of the Year,…

City of Arcadia – Girls Volleyball League
Community, Sports

City of Arcadia – Girls Volleyball League

The league is organized to provide a fun, non-competitive, learning experience. All skill levels are encouraged to participate. Arcadia Girls Volleyball will consist of three combined division teams from all AUSD schools.  “A” Division is for participants in grades 7 and 8, the “B” Division is for participants in grades 5 and 6, and “C”…

Father Daughter Dance at Arcadia Community Center
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Father Daughter Dance at Arcadia Community Center

On Friday, Sept. 27, 2019 from 6:30-9 p.m. fathers, grandfathers and uncles, have the opportunity to treat their princess to a night filled with fun and excitement while creating wonderful memories together. Dress in your most elegant attire for an evening featuring gourmet dining, a DJ, dancing, exciting games, and activities. This event is for…

Arcadia Library ‘After Dark’ Movie Trivia Contest
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Arcadia Library ‘After Dark’ Movie Trivia Contest

Put your knowledge to the test at Arcadia Public Library’s Movie Trivia Night on Friday, Aug. 2, at 7 p.m. The event is open to adults and high school students who present their ID. Teams of one to four people will compete at this free after-hours Library event. For more information, please call (626) 821-5569,…

Join Arcadia Host Lions Club – Knights of the Blind
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Join Arcadia Host Lions Club – Knights of the Blind

The Arcadia Host Lions Club has been serving the Arcadia Community in the San Gabriel Valley since 1936. Helen Keller challenged their founder, Melvin Jones, to make the Lions the Knights of the Blind in 1925. This led to Lions Clubs adopting vision loss as its primary focus for community service. That’s why they collect…

Arcadia’s Summer Send Off Scheduled for August
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Arcadia’s Summer Send Off Scheduled for August

The Arcadia Community Center (365 Huntington Drive) will be hosting Kid’s Night Out for some end of summer fun. Kid’s Night Out provides kids a night of fun and play so parents can enjoy an evening out or a quiet one at home. The Arcadia Recreation staff and volunteers offer dinner, themed games, supervision and…

A New Book Club Comes To Arcadia
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A New Book Club Comes To Arcadia

Shake up your Saturday-morning routine with Arcadia Public Library’s innovative #currentlyreading book club. Join this free-form book discussion group where you can choose what you read and discuss. Take the book you are #currentlyreading, sip a little coffee, and chat. The next get-together is on Saturday, at 10 a.m. at Paris Baguette, (400 S. Baldwin…

Arcadia Senior Wins Gold at Nationals
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Arcadia Senior Wins Gold at Nationals

You’re never too old to be a champion Local resident Sarah Sneider from Arcadia won the gold medal in track and field long jump at the recent 2019 National Senior Games in Albuquerque. There were a record 13,712 athletes from all 50 states, plus Canada, Barbados, Trinidad & Tobago and more. The Games are an…

Arcadia’s Third Annual APOA Golf Classic – Sept. 23
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Arcadia’s Third Annual APOA Golf Classic – Sept. 23

Hurry and lock in your spot for this year’s Third Annual Arcadia Police Officers’ Association (POA) Golf Classic. Spots fill up fast. All proceeds go to Special Olympics of Southern California. The event will be held on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019 at San Dimas Canyon Golf Course. For each golfer a ticket will cost $150, but…

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