Tag: Arcadia

Business Attraction & Retention in Arcadia
Business

Business Attraction & Retention in Arcadia

By The Downtown Arcadia Improvement Association One of the roles of the Downtown Arcadia Improvement Association (AIA) is to attract new businesses to Downtown Arcadia and retain existing businesses already in the area. To help accomplish this, a number of different programs and tools are available for businesses in Downtown Arcadia. In December of 2018,…

Arcadia Co-ed Volleyball League Begins Registration
Community

Arcadia Co-ed Volleyball League Begins Registration

By Danelle Woodman Students in grades 6 to 8 have new opportunity to participate in a fun, non-competitive, learning experience offered through the City of Arcadia’s sports programs. Girls and boys who are interested in playing volleyball are encouraged to participate in the league, regardless of skill-level. Registration is limited and will take place online…

Orchid Lovers Meeting Set for Feb. 21 in Arcadia
Community

Orchid Lovers Meeting Set for Feb. 21 in Arcadia

By Danelle Woodman San Gabriel Valley Orchid Hobbyists invite you to their Feb. 21, 2019 monthly meeting at the L.A. County Arboretum Palm Room at 301 N. Baldwin Ave. in Arcadia.  Judging will begin at 7 p.m. and the meeting will start at 7:30 p.m.  Guest speaker Dylan Hannon, curator of the Conservatory and tropical collections at the Huntington…

Arcadia Students Receive Academic Honors at Northeastern University
Education

Arcadia Students Receive Academic Honors at Northeastern University

Northeastern University is pleased to recognize those students who distinguish themselves academically during the course of the school year. The following students were recently named to the University’s dean’s list for the fall semester, which ended in December 2018: Jacqueline Shang, majoring in pharmacy. Samantha Li, majoring in pharmacy. Joshua Field, majoring in electrical and…

Arcadia Congregation Holds Inter-Faith Choral Concert
Arts & Entertainment

Arcadia Congregation Holds Inter-Faith Choral Concert

By Galen Patterson The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints hosted an inter-faith choral concert on Sunday, Jan. 27. More than 100 people of different faiths piled into the church hall for the supreme acoustic gathering that ensued. The performers numbered 19, though the program highlighted 21 by name. The performers would occasionally…

Westfield Santa Anita Rings in the “Year of the Pig”
Community

Westfield Santa Anita Rings in the “Year of the Pig”

Westfield Santa Anita is ringing in the Year of the Pig with its seventh annual Lunar New Year celebration. On Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 12:30 p.m., Westfield will kick off celebrations with an invitation for media and community representatives to attend a press event that will preview activities surrounding Westfield Santa Anita’s Lunar New Year…

Social Club Helps Women in Arcadia Meet New Friends
Community

Social Club Helps Women in Arcadia Meet New Friends

Are you interested in meeting new people, making new friends, exploring well-known landmarks, and enjoying new activities? Newcomers and Friends of San Gabriel Valley, a social club, invites local women to attend their February general meeting. On Feb. 6, at 10 a.m., Newcomers and Friends’ meet-and-greet coffee will be held in Jordan Hall at Church of…

Arcadia PD Advises Community on New Temporary License Plates
News

Arcadia PD Advises Community on New Temporary License Plates

You may have noticed a new temporary license plate on vehicles driving in California since the beginning of the year. California dealerships are now required to place a temporary license plate on vehicles sold after Jan. 1, 2019. The new plate will assist law enforcement in identifying vehicles and will assist authorities with toll evasion…

The Fall of the House of Baldwin
Featured, News

The Fall of the House of Baldwin

Part 2: Anoakia’s lifespan By Galen Patterson After receiving $10 million in assets from her father’s estate, Anita M. Baldwin was well off for an early 20th century woman. With her inherited fortune came land, and on that land, Anita built the finest home Arcadia had ever seen. It was named Anoakia. The home consisted…

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