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…

Wong awarded by NASA

Arcadia Chamber of Commerce board member Edward Wong recently received high honors from NASA and Space Flight Mechanics for his critical work on the guidance system that guided the Mars rover Curiosity to its highly successful renedvous with the Red Planet. His awards were presented during the 24th AAS/AIAA Space Flight Mechanics Meeting in Santa Fe,…

Savers opening March 6

Savers, the national thrift chain with nearly 330 locations across North America, is celebrating the opening of its sixth store in Southern California and a continued partnership with Hope Services and the Epilepsy Foundation of America. The celebration of the Arcadia area location will kick off on Thursday, March 6 with an 8:45 a.m. ribbon-cutting…

City's Schwartz a Golden Apple

The City of Arcadia’s Economic Development Manager Jerry Schwartz was honored last week with a prestigious Golden Apple for being an Outstanding Parent Volunteer Parent at the San Gabriel Unified School District. Schwartz, whose oldest son Aaron is a freshman year at the University of California Berkeley, and whose younger son Benjamin is a sophomore at…