News galore at Plan Conf

The Arcadia Chamber’s annual Planning Conference on Jan. 23, 2014 at Embassy Suites and sponsored by Post Alarm Systems was once again filled with valuable news and information shared with about 60 attendees, including Arcadia Chief of Police Robert Guthrie, Westfield Santa Anita General Manager Ramo Oseguera, School District Superintendent Dr. Joel Shawn, and Olivia…

Metro update; Dougherty tribute

Metro Executive Director of Highway Programs Doug Failing (who also happens to be a longtime resident of Arcadia) presented most of the major new highway projects being worked on and planned at today’s (Jan. 9. 2014) Government Affairs Forum, sponsored by Expedia, including a High Desert Corridor plan to link state highway 14 with Interstate 15. That…

Hernandez speaks on healthcare

Californians will find none of the troubles plaguing the federal government’s web site to sign up for health insurance, according to California State Senator Dr. Ed Hernandez of the 24th District. Speaking at this morning’s monthly Government Affairs Forum sponsored by Expedia, Hernandez reminded attendees that California has its own Covered California web site for state…

First Ave closed for months

First Avenue will close to all traffic at Santa Clara Street again on Monday, Nov. 11, for about three more months. And new bridge-widening construction will begin in December on the bridge over Huntington Drive at Second Avenue that will take about five months. Businesses and drivers enjoyed a two-week reprieve when Metro Gold Line Foothill…