Embassy Suites PB&Js for needy

Embassy Suites Arcadia and parent company Windsor Capital Group (owner of 10 hotels across the country) turned a staff team-building exercise into a benefit for local non-profit Foothill Unity Center on Monday, March 10. As host of Windsor’s annual corporate conference, Embassy coordinated the “Peanut Butter and Jelly Challenge” in which a couple dozen managers…

Asian Youth Center, Net Breakfast

The Asian Youth Center (AYC), a non-profit community based organization serving the social service and educational needs of all youth and families, with a focus on Asian Immigrants will be this month’s guest speaker on Thursday, Mar. 20, at the Arcadia Chamber of Commerce’s monthly Networking Breakfast, sponsored by Rose Hills Memorial Park & Mortuary.…

Mayor's Breakfast March 28

The 40th annual Mayor’s Community Breakfast will take place on Friday, March 28 at 7:30 a.m. at the Community Center. This year’s keynote speaker is Dr. J. Michael Ortiz, President of Cal Poly Pomona since 2003. He is a well-known expert in early childhood special education, having received his PhD from the University of North…

Traffic returns to First Ave businesses

After months of dealing with no access from any direction through the intersection of First Avenue at Santa Clara Street, construction work for the Metro Gold Line foothill extension light rail line the work is complete and the intersection re-opened over the weekend. The intersection was closed for construction of Gold Line light rail tracks diagonally across the intersection…

Shindler: Arcadia culinary Epcot

Esteemed food critic Merrill Shindler calls the Arcadia restaurant food corridor on Huntington Drive “a culinary Epcot theme park — a lot of places to eat, representing a lot of different ethnic groups,” in today’s (March 7. 2014) dining column of the Pasadena Star-News. In specifically offering strong positive reviews for two restaurants — the new…