| 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 Caņada 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....
| Feb 6, 2013
| 7:51 AM
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...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 6:00 PM
The three candidates vying for two seats on the La Caņada 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...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 3:54 PM
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...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 10:17 AM
Officials are asking residents and businesses in La Caņada Flintridge, La Crescenta and Pasadena to conserve water during an upcoming eight-day pipeline shutdown, Feb. 21 through Feb. 28.
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 9:22 AM
Officials are asking residents and businesses in La Caņada Flintridge, La Crescenta and Pasadena to conserve water during an upcoming eight-day pipeline shutdown starting on Thursday.
The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is upgrading...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 11:03 PM
Glendale's development boom is spreading south from downtown to the city border as a planned six-story, 238-unit apartment complex received initial approval Tuesday in a unanimous vote by the City Council.
Proposed by L.A.-based Avalon Land Co., LLC,...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 2:54 PM
While several City Council candidates said they’d be willing to look into a plastic foam container ban at a campaign forum Thursday night, few would give a direct answer as to whether they would support such a law if elected.
Dozens of cities...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 10:02 PM
Glendale officials have moved to streamline administrative procedures that critics say keep home buyers and businesses from adopting the city.
The City Council this week unanimously agreed to start reviewing a variety of changes, including getting rid of...