| Mar 27, 2014
| 8:20 AM
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...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 5:53 PM
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...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Five people have qualified for the June ballot for a single City Council seat, one that comes with a shortened 10-month term.
Of the five candidates, four have run unsuccessfully for City Council in the past.
The five candidates, in alphabetical...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 7:31 PM
Despite a heavy downpour that saw some parts of the Foothills receive more than two inches of rain, Glendale weathered the second storm system of the week with mostly minor incidents and inconveniences.
According to the National Weather Service, the wet...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 5:07 PM
City Council this week approved moving forward to suspend Adams Square’s designation as a Business Improvement District for another year, which means businesses there will have no levy assessments and it gives business owners time to reactivate...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 5:45 PM
As the Montrose Shopping Park Assn. has improved its financial footing over the past few years, board members who control the business promotions group are considering a one-time rollback of fees they charge to local businesses.
The fee break would give...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 7:18 PM
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...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 9:14 PM
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...
| May 21, 2014
| 5:35 PM
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...
| May 6, 2014
| 6:59 PM
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...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:14 PM
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...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 4:15 PM
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....