| 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...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 4:14 PM
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...
| 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...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 4:49 PM
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...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 6:05 PM
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...
| 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...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:28 PM
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...