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  • New restaurants getting ready to open in Montrose

    New restaurants getting ready to open in Montrose
    In the last few months, Montrose saw two longtime eateries, a cafe and a cupcake maker close their doors. But nearly immediately, all four spaces were filled. At the corner of Honolulu Avenue and Verdugo Road, Blue Jeans and Benitoite, are nearing...
  • Montrose-La Crescenta Edition: It's good to be back

    Montrose-La Crescenta Edition: It's good to be back
    On Thursday, readers in La Crescenta and Montrose will see a zoned print edition focused on their neighborhoods. That edition, titled "The News-Press" will be delivered to homes and businesses each week.  It, frankly, has been a long time coming. When...
  • Verdugo Views: H.S. Webb and his store grew with Glendale

    Verdugo Views: H.S. Webb and his store grew with Glendale
    Harry S. Webb founded Webb’s Department Store in 1917 with a loan from his mother. Webb had operated a dry-goods business for about 10 years back in his hometown of Chicago. But the story is that his wife embezzled $100,000 from the business and...
  • Glendale City Council approves economic development nonprofit

    Glendale City Council approves economic development nonprofit
    The City Council approved creating a nonprofit corporation that, according to a city report, may “become a central hub for business activity in the future” at a Tuesday meeting. The nonprofit corporation, which may cost an estimated $5,000 to...
  • Glendale hopes to revive downtown strip with a 'parklet'

    Glendale hopes to revive downtown strip with a 'parklet'
    Glendale officials plan to replace four parking spaces downtown with a 300-square-foot “parklet” — an open space they hope will reanimate a block scarred by a fire roughly two weeks ago. The city plans to keep the parklet for a year and...
  • Future unclear for La Cañada psychics

    Will fortunetellers and psychics be allowed to open shop in highly sought areas of La Cañada Flintridge? The answer might require a crystal ball. For now, the city's Planning Commission has recommended that such businesses be treated as office spaces....
  • La Cañada looks to adjust restaurant parking requirements

    La Cañada looks to adjust restaurant parking requirements
    Restaurants looking to move into La Cañada Flintridge may be required to provide parking spaces based on the size of their operations, rather than a set number. Currently, eating and drinking establishments outside of the Foothill Boulevard area have...
  • Glendale mulls its own plan to become a public art draw

    Glendale mulls its own plan to become a public art draw
    Arts events have boosted the popularity and economic prowess of cities like Pasadena and Santa Monica, and Glendale wants a piece of the action. For the first time in more than two decades, Glendale officials have begun mapping out a five-year arts and...
  • Montrose's Rocky Cola Café to close its doors Sunday

    Montrose's Rocky Cola Café to close its doors Sunday
    After almost 25 years in Montrose, Rocky Cola Café will serve its final burgers on Sunday — an end wrought by stiffer competition from restaurants that have opened during the past two decades and a too slow recovery from the recession. Don't expect...
  • Gatto introduces bill to protect businesses from 'shakedown' lawsuits

    Gatto introduces bill to protect businesses from 'shakedown' lawsuits
    Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) introduced a bill Monday to protect businesses from “shakedown” lawsuits that are filed with the intent of extracting settlements to make the litigation go away. Business owners told Gatto at his...
  • La Cañada City Council candidates debate key issues

    La Cañada City Council candidates debate key issues
    The three candidates vying for two seats on the La Cañada Flintridge City Council all vowed Wednesday night to decrease crime, support local businesses and stop a freeway extension. In the first public debate before the March 5 election, candidates...
  • A dozen restaurants in tri-city area face legal action addressed in Gatto bill

    A dozen restaurants in tri-city area face legal action addressed in Gatto bill
    A bill introduced this week by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) to protect against what he called “shakedown lawsuits” comes as 12 businesses in his district face similar legal action for not posting simple signage — violations...