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  • 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...
  • Glendale shop awash in famous fans

    Ray Bradbury’s famed 1953 novel “Fahrenheit 451,” which tells of a dystopian future where books are banned, serves as a warning for many of the evils of censorship as well as the perils of overreliance on technology. Perhaps that’...
  • News-Presss and Leader Editorial: Kudos to the generosity of our neighbors

    Extraordinary acts of kindness and generosity shown by local residents and businesses do not surprise us anymore, as this is such a giving community. But they are always welcome news. And, particularly at this time of year, there are usually many...
  • Around Town: Save the shopping for Saturday

    For those of us who look forward to Thanksgiving, it's hard to imagine the appeal of a $99 big-screen TV or an extreme discount on socks and underwear, but Black Friday has now moved to Thanksgiving Day and shoppers are already camped out at box stores,...
  • Proposed annual registration certificate could cost $50 a year

    Glendale businesses may soon be required to pay for an annual certificate as part of the city's move to streamline its permitting process. After a yearlong effort to increase efficiency for businesses and homeowners who deal with the city, the City...
  • Foothill business expo hosts area professionals

    Foothill business expo hosts area professionals
    New businesses in the Crescenta Valley area got to know their neighbors a little better on Wednesday night. The 13th annual Foothills Community Business Expo at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital allowed residents to tour booths for about 67 local businesses...
  • Gatto's Prop 65 reform bill likely to be law

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s bill reforming Proposition 65 looks likely to become law, and no one is happier than the business owner whose suggestion spurred the legislation. AB 227, which passed the Assembly state Senate with unanimous votes, modifies...
  • Healthcare reform gets a close examination

    With new insurance exchanges created by federal healthcare reform launching next week, members of Glendale's business community heard Wednesday how the changes may affect them. Although the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is in its early...
  • 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...
  • Schiff expects 'diverse' impacts from government shutdown

    Schiff expects 'diverse' impacts from government shutdown
    The partial federal government shutdown is being hotly contested in Washington D.C., but its impacts will be felt locally, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) said Tuesday — the first day many federal workers were furloughed. The shutdown came about when...
  • Guest column: Bill would thwart certain shakedown lawsuits

    The Civil Justice Assn. of California congratulates California State Assemblyman Mike Gatto on his bill AB 227, which is currently on Gov. Brown's desk awaiting signature. This bill, if signed, will help to curb an area of abusive Proposition 65 lawsuits....
  • For fire damaged businesses in downtown Glendale, it's more waiting

    For fire damaged businesses in downtown Glendale, it's more waiting
    More than a month after a three-alarm fire damaged a two-story building in downtown Glendale, the owners of the businesses occupying the ground floor remain unsure when they might be able to open again. The three businesses affected by the blaze at 233...