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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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’...
  • Downtown ambassadors keep watch in Glendale

     Downtown ambassadors keep watch in Glendale
    Sporting blue shirts, khaki pants and caps, a group of so-called ambassadors are a constant presence in Glendale's downtown district, cleaning the streets, giving directions and generally being helpful. As the program nears its first anniversary,...
  • Students give an overview of their summer internships

    On Monday, six participants of the La Cañada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce's Summer Internship Program shared experiences and lessons learned over six-week stints at local businesses and organizations in a series of public presentations. The program,...
  • Holiday shoppers go local in La Cañada

    Holiday shoppers go local in La Cañada
    It's that time of year when residents start to frequent shops after work and on weekends in a quest to find gifts. Businesses in the city are hoping that they shop local. Kerry Rasmussen opened Chez on Foothill Boulevard about six months ago. She said...
  • 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...
  • Glendale OKs new business fees

    The City Council took the final step on Tuesday to implement an annual business registration fee as well as restructure the approval process for some housing projects, among other changes aimed at streamlining the city’s code. The most...
  • 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...