Westfield's PlaySpace & more

A new PlaySpace on the Promenade of Westfield Santa Anita was officially dedicated today, Friday, April 11, in a ribbon-cutting ceremony featuring many local dignitaries and Arcadia Chamber of Commerce officials. A public grand opening is scheduled for 12 noon – 2 p.m. Saturday, April 12, featuring a balloon artist, face painter, caricaturist, music and…

Breeders’ Cup logo revealed

The Breeders’ Cup today unveiled the official event logo for the 2014 Breeders’ Cup World Championships to be held at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California on October 31 and November 1. This year’s Breeders’ Cup, which annually attracts the top Thoroughbred horses from around the globe, will mark the eighth time that Santa Anita…

Biz-friendly candidates elected

Update Friday, April 11, 2014 (final official results): Former Arcadia Chamber President-Elect and current Chamber Ambassador Sho Tay was elected to the Arcadia City Council Tuesday night along with former Mayor Roger Chandler and newcomer Tom Beck. Beck received by far the most votes (4,190, nearly 64%), while the final vote tally today had Sho…

Sierra owner Hoffman dies

Condolences to the Arcadia Chamber member Sierra Autocars family of Lathrop G. Hoffman, who died April 2 at age 89. His obituary can be found at web site of Arcadia Chamber member Douglas & Zook, but we remember him fondly, most recently attending the ribbon-cutting we did jointly with Duarte, Monrovia, and Pasadena Chambers for the…