Westfield Hosts Chinese American Exhibit

Westfield Santa Anita Hosts Special Pop-Up Exhibit on Chinese-American History, Curated by the Chinese American Museum  In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the interactive “Community on the Move: Chinese Americans in California (1869-1965)” exhibit invites guests to share their stories of the San Gabriel Valley community. Arcadia, CA (May 17, 2013) – In…

Barnhart and Dr. Win Welcomed

This month’s Personal Ambassador Helen Mah of Wells Fargo introduced two new Chamber members to  Arcadia Chamber President, Arlynn Robinson and Chamber Ambassadors at the monthly meeting this morning, May 7, 2013 (see photo gallery below with Ambassador chairman Sylvia Ramos of Dilbeck Real Living):[flagallery gid=105 name=”Ambassadors May Meeting”]. Mr. Ethan Williamson, the new director of the…

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Food changes coming

The face of food in Arcadia is changing quickly all of a sudden. First, the long-standing Ralph’s grocery store on Santa Anita Avenue will be closing for good on May 24. I’m told that the company will continue to own the property and will most likely not lease the space to another grocer since they…

Paco's remodel underway

If you’ve driven by Paco’s Mexican Restaurant lately and noticed the construction work, owner and Chamber Member Cristina Karagias tells us she is upgrading the facade and bathrooms.  Work is  expected to be completed by Father’s Day but the restaurant is open regular hours.   In fact, you may check out the gorgeous new patio…

Board meets Smokey, Forest HQ

The Board of Directors was back on the road for its monthly meeting at the U.S. Forest Service’s Angeles National Forest  headquarters here in Arcadia at  701 N. Santa Anita Ave.  All were welcomed by Public Affairs Officer Sherry Rollman and her team.  The Board was given an overview of the Department and their role in meeting…