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  • Downtown ambassadors keep watch in Glendale

     Downtown ambassadors keep watch in Glendale
    Sporting blue shirts, khaki pants and caps, a group of so-called ambassadors are a constant presence in Glendale's downtown district, cleaning the streets, giving directions and generally being helpful. As the program nears its first anniversary,...
  • Montrose board elects new officers

    When Kirk Gelsinger, owner of Zeke’s Smokehouse and Amber Road, a gourmet grocery store, was on the Montrose Shopping Park Assn. board of directors in the 1980s, the business promotions group had roughly $25,000 to work with. After Gelisnger got...
  • Gatto launches crowd-sourced 'Wiki Bill'

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) is giving the ordinary Joe — and Jane — an opportunity to help craft legislation without having to run for office. Gatto, whose district includes Glendale, Burbank, La Cañada Flintridge and Montrose, has...
  • Students give an overview of their summer internships

    On Monday, six participants of the La Cañada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce's Summer Internship Program shared experiences and lessons learned over six-week stints at local businesses and organizations in a series of public presentations. The program,...
  • Holiday shoppers go local in La Cañada

    Holiday shoppers go local in La Cañada
    It's that time of year when residents start to frequent shops after work and on weekends in a quest to find gifts. Businesses in the city are hoping that they shop local. Kerry Rasmussen opened Chez on Foothill Boulevard about six months ago. She said...
  • Glendale OKs new business fees

    The City Council took the final step on Tuesday to implement an annual business registration fee as well as restructure the approval process for some housing projects, among other changes aimed at streamlining the city’s code. The most...
  • Glendale hits its business goals

    Glendale hits its business goals
    Glendale hit its economic development goals for the past fiscal year, with big businesses filling up office space and the city developing a nascent night-life sector, according to a recent city report.  Philip Lanzafame, Glendale's officer for...
  • Verdugo Views: Photographer captured history through his lens

    Verdugo Views: Photographer captured history through his lens
    Glendale's buildings and businesses were photographer Glenn B. Ward's domain. Not only did he work here — his studio was on Colorado Street — he documented the surrounding area as it looked in the mid-20th century. On weekends, when the...
  • Proposed all-day parking permits in Glendale nixed

    While the majority of residents on a portion of West Lexington Drive would like permitted parking for 24 hours on a street often clogged by vehicles driven by both residents and customers of nearby businesses, they didn’t get their wish following...
  • Clark Magnet takes top honor in trivia game

    Clark Magnet takes top honor in trivia game
    Students from Clark Magnet High School emerged as the winners of this year's Smart-a-Thon, a trivia tournament and fundraiser put on by the Crescenta Valley Chamber of Commerce. Thirty-four sponsored teams of four people each representing local...
  • Alleged Medicare scheme involving Glendale man unfolds

    A Glendale man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges that he attempted to defraud Medicare by submitting more than $11 million in bogus claims for unnecessary medical services. Karen Sarkissian, 43, and L’ Tanya Smith, 57, of Ladera Park, were...
  • Fraudsters target utility customers in Glendale, Burbank

    Authorities warned residents on Friday that people are posing as Glendale and Burbank utility employees who threaten to shut off services for those who refuse to pay their bills using money cards. At least three Glendale Water & Power customers...