News

News

Funding for Goldline Extension Secured

After years of searching for funding for the project, the Goldline Authority has secured money to begin the extension of the rail line to Azusa in June of 2010. The extension will travel from Sierra Madre Villa station in Pasadena to Citrus College in Azusa. The funding will come from Measure R, a half cent…

News

City Council Re-Election Filing Period Drawing Near

With the filing period for candidacy just around the corner, Arcadia’s City Council will have three seats up for election. After serving two consecutive four-year terms, Mayor John Wuo’s seat will be open, while councilmembers Robert Harbicht and Peter Amundson are eligible to run for a second term. Amundson, who currently serves as Mayor Pro…

News

Deck Your Halls – Holiday Decorating Contest

Tuesday, Dec. 8: Holiday Decorating Award judging takes place between 6:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. Santa in his sleigh tours Arcadia looking for the best, the brightest, and the funniest lawn decorations in town. Mayor Wuo goes along to provide the official nature. Arcadians can nominate their own or a neighbor’s display for these prestigious…

News

Have Breakfast With Santa on Saturday in Arcadia

Saturday, Dec. 5: Breakfast with Santa. Santa is ready for his close up with the kids at this breakfast available in two seatings: 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Arcadia Community Center, 365 Campus Dr. The City of Arcadia’s Recreation and Community Services Dept. promises a hearty breakfast,…

News

Arcadia Family Held at Gunpoint and Bound

On Wednesday, November 29, an armed robbery occurred on the 100 block of W. Forest Avenue. At 7:20 am, three males confronted a male resident in his driveway, forcing him into his home at gunpoint, police reports say. The suspects bound the victim’s hands and feet, then confronted the victim’s wife and nine year old…

News

Elderly Couple Robbed in Driveway

On Wednesday, November 25, an elderly couple was robbed in their driveway at approximately 7:30 p.m. at their residence in the 300 block of West Duarte Road. The suspects were described as two males in their teens, both with medium builds and dark clothing. According to police reports, the suspects approached the victims as they…

News

Effort to Oust Assemblyman Anthony Adams Fails

An Orange County Republican who declared that fellow Republican Anthony Adams’ pledge to not raise taxes was broken when the Assemblyman of the 59th District joined Democrats in the California Assembly to vote a tax increase package, has failed in his attempt to recall Adams and remove him from office, the California Secretary of State announced Friday.

News

Hall Of Fame Superstar Trainer Bobby Frankel Dies

Hall of fame trainer Bobby Frankel, Santa Anita’s all-time leader by number of wins and a dominant force in American racing since the 1970’s, died early Monday at the age of 68, after waging a lengthy and very private battle with lymphoma. Frankel, who was born July 9, 1941, in Brooklyn, New York, passed away…

Kick Off Set for Gold Line Extension to Azusa
News

Kick Off Set for Gold Line Extension to Azusa

A kick off for the extension of the Metro Gold Line from Pasadena out to Azusa has been set for this Saturday, November 21 at the site of the future Monrovia Gold Line Station in the historic Santa Fe Station at the Northwest corner of Myrtle Avenue and Duarte Road.  The family friendly celebration will…

News

Arcadia Receives Federal Grant for Water Wells

The City of Arcadia had recently obtained a $242,500 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency. This money will help fund the construction of two new water wells that will replace existing wells at Camino Real and Longley Way providing improved safety and seismic reliability as well as a higher storage capacity. Since 1996 the City…

1 324 325 326 327 328 339
GET THE AMPS UPDATE

Get the new localized e-newsletter from Arcadia Weekly with news from Arcadia, Monrovia and Pasadena.

We respect your privacy.