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A Local Landmark: Making History at The Derby
Dining Delights

A Local Landmark: Making History at The Derby

By Brianna Chu The current owner of the local Arcadian landmark and restaurant, the Derby, doesn’t really put his name out there. Dustin Nicholarsen prefers to be behind-the-scenes, half curating a museum and half running a restaurant that he actually loves to eat at, as he puts it. He is well-versed in the restaurant’s storied…

Veteran Track Expert Will Begin Santa Anita Inspection on March 7
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Veteran Track Expert Will Begin Santa Anita Inspection on March 7

Highly respected track man Dennis Moore will begin extensive testing and a thorough review of the one-mile main track at Santa Anita today. Moore and Dr. Mick Peterson of the Racing Services Testing Lab will do additional testing of the track to ensure track consistency and uniformity for both training and racing.  At the same…

Santa Anita Saves Historic 100 to 1 Club Sign for New Club
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Santa Anita Saves Historic 100 to 1 Club Sign for New Club

  By Susan Motander When Arcadia icon, the 100 to 1 Club, closed, it seemed another bit of Arcadia’s past would be lost. Enter Pete Siberell, the Director of Community Service and Special Projects at Santa Anita Race Track. He purchased the iconic neon sign that had signaled the way across the street from the…

Arcadia in the Running for Most Business Friendly City
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Arcadia in the Running for Most Business Friendly City

  By Katta Hules Arcadia was a finalist for the Most Business Friendly City Award from the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) this year. Though the city did not win, Assistant City Manager/ Development Services Director Jason Kruckeberg says, “Recognition as a finalist from the LAEDC is tangible proof that a city is…