Chief Guthrie, Bag Ban Reversal, Metro

Arcadia Police will soon be introducing a Business Watch companion program to the highly-successful Neighborhood Watch program, Police Chief Robert Guthrie told more than two dozen people in attendance this morning, June 5, 2014, at the monthly Arcadia Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Forum in the Chamber’s refurbished conference room sponsored by Foothill Credit Union. And…

Ed Chau Honors Asian Pacific Islander

Assemblymember Ed Chau (D-Monterey Park) presented eight outstanding 49thAssembly District residents with the 2014 Asian Pacific Islander American Month Heritage Awardduring a ceremony in the City of Monterey Park on Saturday, May 31, 2014.  The awards presented were in recognition of distinguished service in the areas of public safety, business, literature & the arts, the non-profit…

Harbicht on term limits, slots

Making his first public presentation since being termed out from the Arcadia City Council, four-time former Mayor Bob Harbicht said he doesn’t believe in term limits and shared insights into his record-setting 20 years on the Arcadia City Council that fascinated the audience at the monthly Government Affairs Forum of the Arcadia Chamber of Commerce.…

Biz-friendly candidates elected

Update Friday, April 11, 2014 (final official results): Former Arcadia Chamber President-Elect and current Chamber Ambassador Sho Tay was elected to the Arcadia City Council Tuesday night along with former Mayor Roger Chandler and newcomer Tom Beck. Beck received by far the most votes (4,190, nearly 64%), while the final vote tally today had Sho…

Drones, small biz help at Forum

All levels of government were represented at the Government Affairs Forum held yesterday, Thursday, April 3rd.  The monthly event in the Chamber’s refurbished conference room sponsored by Foothill Credit Union gives Chamber members a chance to hear from their elected officials. <Story continues following photo gallery below…>[flagallery gid=186] Becky Cheng, representing Congresswoman Judy Chu, provided…