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Meet Monrovia’s Classical Music Man on a Mission
Community, Featured

Meet Monrovia’s Classical Music Man on a Mission

  By Malak Habbak On a cold, blustery December night, traveling on VIA Rail Canada, a sleep-deprived doctor mourning his wife’s tragic death played Bach Partitas on his violin to sing him to sleep, but to little avail. Before the journey, the doctor’s wife was hit by a serious mental illness in 1995, after his…

New Arcadia Library and Museum Director Appointed
Community

New Arcadia Library and Museum Director Appointed

  The Library Board of Trustees has appointed Darlene Bradley to the position of Library and Museum Services Director after a nationwide search. Ms. Bradley is currently an Assistant Library Director and will succeed Mary Beth Hayes who retired on Dec. 30. The appointment was made effective on Dec. 31. “Making a person’s day a…

Friday Films for Arcadia Middle Schoolers
Community

Friday Films for Arcadia Middle Schoolers

  Calling all middle schoolers – come to the Arcadia Public Library on the first Friday of each month to meet up with friends, relax, and enjoy a fun movie. Snacks will be served. Friday, Jan. 13, Feb. 3, and March 3, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. in the Jerry Broadwell Children’s Room Imagination Theater. For…

Come Out and Read to a Real Dog
Community

Come Out and Read to a Real Dog

  Have you ever read to a real live dog before? It is great fun and you get to pet the dog too! In partnership with the Pasadena Humane Society and its volunteers, Barks and Books will be at the Arcadia Public Library on Saturday Jan. 7 and Jan. 21, 2017 at 11 a.m. Emerging…

Royal Court Takes Ride on New Metro Gold Line Extension
Community

Royal Court Takes Ride on New Metro Gold Line Extension

  Despite the rain, the 2017 Tournament of Roses Queen and Royal Court greeted passengers on the Metro Gold Line Extension to promote Metro Rail and Metro Bus Line 501. The Metro will make stops at the Rose Parade, Rose Bowl Game and post-parade float viewing in Victory Park. The Metro Gold Line Extension, which…

The K-9 Program Returns to Arcadia
Community

The K-9 Program Returns to Arcadia

  By Katta Hules The K-9 program is back in the Arcadia Police Department. Though police dog Zoli has only been on the job for a month, Sergeant John Bonomo, Supervisor of the program says other officers are “glad to have him on the force.” The original Arcadia PD K-9 program was previously in place…

Pacific Plaza Breaks Ground in Arcadia
Community

Pacific Plaza Breaks Ground in Arcadia

  The groundbreaking ceremony of the Pacific Plaza in Arcadia was met with great support by the local community, legislative and local officials. This event marks the beginning stages of a property which would stand as the largest mixed use property in the city of Arcadia. The size of the Pacific Plaza in Arcadia is estimated at…

Winter Kid’s Camp
Community

Winter Kid’s Camp

  The Recreation and Community Services Department offers the Winter Kid’s Camp at Highland Oaks Elementary School, 10 W. Virginia Road, Arcadia starting Tuesday through Friday, Dec. 27- Dec. 30 and Tuesday through Friday, Jan. 3 – Jan. 6 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Each day is filled with fun group activities including crafts,…

375 Arcadia Apaches All Set for the Big Parade
Community, Education

375 Arcadia Apaches All Set for the Big Parade

  The Arcadia Apache Marching Band, directed by Mr. Kevin Sherrill, assisted by Mr. Seth Murphy, is one of the largest and most acclaimed high school bands in the state. Each year, the band participates in parade and field competitions throughout the southland, consistently placing in the top three. This year, the band will perform…

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