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…

Sierra owner Hoffman dies

Condolences to the Arcadia Chamber member Sierra Autocars family of Lathrop G. Hoffman, who died April 2 at age 89. His obituary can be found at web site of Arcadia Chamber member Douglas & Zook, but we remember him fondly, most recently attending the ribbon-cutting we did jointly with Duarte, Monrovia, and Pasadena Chambers for the…

Chamber staffer's photo spread

Lisa Ferrick, who has been providing office, social media, and event staffing support for the Arcadia Chamber of Commerce, recently officially joined the team as Member Director. With recently promoted Office Manager Cherry Liu continuing to be the Chamber’s primary office staff representative mornings and early afternoons Monday – Thursday, Lisa will continue to take over…

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…

Matt Denny’s $67k cancer funds

More than $67,500 was raised at the annual St. Baldrick’s Day fundraiser event at Chamber member Matt Denny’s Ale House Restaurant on March 19. The event sponsored by Matt Denny’s and Del Sol Salon & Spa features volunteers who collect support donations to get their heads shaved, with proceeds going to the St. Baldrick’s organization that searches…

Circus Vargas at Santa Anita

IT’S NOT A SHOW … IT’S AN EXPERIENCE! Get ready for the ultimate entertainment extravaganza for all ages! Circus Vargas will debut its most mind-blowing, highly anticipated spectacular ever! Join us, where the magic begins and the heart-pounding, death defying action takes place! It’s awe-inspiring ‘Edge of your Seat’ excitement, all under the big top…where imagination comes to…