| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 10:31 AM
While the majority of residents on a portion of West Lexington Drive would like permitted parking for 24 hours on a street often clogged by vehicles driven by both residents and customers of nearby businesses, they didn’t get their wish following...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 8:20 AM
Students from Clark Magnet High School emerged as the winners of this year's Smart-a-Thon, a trivia tournament and fundraiser put on by the Crescenta Valley Chamber of Commerce.
Thirty-four sponsored teams of four people each representing local...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 5:53 PM
A Glendale man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges that he attempted to defraud Medicare by submitting more than $11 million in bogus claims for unnecessary medical services.
Karen Sarkissian, 43, and L’ Tanya Smith, 57, of Ladera Park, were...
| 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...
| 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...