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…

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…