Chamber on monument

Before freeways when drivers passed through small towns across the county on two-lane roads and stopped at locally-owned diners, another common sight upon entering a town was a sign featuring the logos of local service clubs such as the Rotary, Elks and Lions Clubs. Oftentimes those signs were created by the local Chamber of Commerce, such…

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…