The Fourth of July was one of my favorite holidays when I was growing up. Our family home had a big backyard, with an open field of grass and a pool, perfect for hosting the party my parents would throw every year on the 4th. Those evenings were everything you could want Independence Day to …

Summer has officially arrived and school is out! This means the main focus of parent and child alike over the next few months will be trying to find a way to deal with the heat. 

Mother’s Day is one of the biggest highlights during the month of May, and I personally have come to see the holiday in a whole new way than I did in 2017. 

April is an outdoor month for our area. It’s the time of the year where we all begin to feel the mortality of the season, when we realize that there’s only a finite amount of time before the heat arrives. In this issue of the Arcadia News, we’re taking a look at one of the best local destina…

Arcadia is full of thoughtful people. In the years I have worked for the Arcadia News, I’ve heard countless stories of individuals doing kind and generous acts of service for those who are in need. But what is truly impressive is when you see that caring spirit coming from even the youngest …

One of the interesting parts of this job is seeing what kinds of stories the Arcadia community responds to. Always near the top of the list are historical stories with old pictures. Whether it is because of how foreign and fascinating an older world looks, or simply a kind of nostalgia for a…

With the new year off and running, it seemed like a good opportunity to introduce myself. Back in 2013, I walked into the Arcadia News and asked if they were looking for any writers. As luck would have it, they were looking for someone to help cover sports. I spent three years going to games…