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  • Five qualify for special ballot to fill Glendale council seat

    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...
  • Smoking-area license fee approved in Glendale

    The City Council on Tuesday unanimously agreed to charge restaurants, multi-unit housing complexes, hotels, car dealerships and other businesses that have outdoor smoking areas a $198 license fee. The fee is set to pay for the administrative cost of...
  • Rain hits hard, but few incidents in Glendale

    Rain hits hard, but few incidents in Glendale
    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...
  • Adams Square's BID status could remain suspended

    Adams Square's BID status could remain suspended
    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...
  • Verdugo Views: The unlikely origin story of Kenneth Village

    Verdugo Views: The unlikely origin story of Kenneth Village
    The story behind Kenneth Village, the cluster of shops on Kenneth Road between Sonora and Grandview avenues in northwest Glendale, goes back to a time before those streets even existed. It was a time when it was open country, west of the little...
  • Glendale businesses: Tax change could cost an extra $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...
  • Montrose Shopping Park Assn. considers changing fees

    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...
  • 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...
  • Real estate broker has his own view of drones

    Real estate broker has his own view of drones
    An area businessman is looking to change the perception of unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly called drones, starting with businesses in the La Crescenta area. Phil Coombes, a real estate broker from Pasadena, spoke at the Crescenta Valley Chamber of...