Library gets 600,000 visitors!

Despite myriad technological, cultural and generational changes, Arcadia Library & Museum Services Director Mary Beth Hayes reports that the Arcadia Public Library gets between 500,000 and 600,000 visits each year! You may also be surprised to learn that six out of ten Arcadia residents have a library card. Mary Beth was the featured speaker last…

Toast to Westfield elegant center court

Westfield Santa Anita introduced an elegant $20 million redesign of its center court area just before Thanksgiving and the holiday shopping season. Arcadia Chamber of Commerce CEO Scott Hettrick welcomed a gathering of local dignitaries and Chamber board members and Ambassadors and introduced Mayor John Wuo and Westfield Santa Anita General Manager Ramon Oseguera. Delicious…

ACA gala a regal success

The Arcadia Chinese Association once again put on an enjoyable and entertaining annual fundraiser gala Nov. 1. For the first time the ACA staged the event at the elegantly-decorated DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, which provided a beautiful setting and delicious food. President Francine Chiu and co-President Shelley Liu hosted the event wearing gorgeous gowns that…

Custom Comfort PJ party a smash

Custom Comfort Mattress not only knows how to make customized mattresses the old-fashioned (and best) way, they also know how to host a multi-Chamber of Commerce mixer. Thursday’s Pajama Party mixer, organized and coordinated primarily by Sepand Ardeshir, attracted more than 50 attendees, about half of whom wore their PJ’s, from four different Chambers —…