| Oct 10, 2013
| 5:51 PM
Glendale may be getting its first major live/work complex, as the city granted preliminary approval to a four-building development on Central Avenue that would contain more than 530 units this week.
The City Council granted initial conceptual approval to...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 1:15 PM
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...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 11:01 AM
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...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Digital advertising signs will light up downtown Glendale for the first time now that the City Council has approved a zoning amendment to let the Americana at Brand and Glendale Galleria use the high-tech displays.
The council voted 5-0 last week to...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 8:14 PM
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...
| 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...
| 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 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...