| 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...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 10:12 AM
Glendale's Building and Safety Department was recently named the best in the state at the California Building Official's Annual Business Meeting.
The group said the department deserved the recognition because of several initiatives, including the Back...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 7:02 PM
With some businesses moving on and others moving in, Montrose’s main business district is getting a makeover this summer.
A few weeks ago, Three Drunken Goats, a tapas and wine bar, closed its doors, surprising neighboring businesses and Honolulu...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 1:30 PM
After a lively debate late Tuesday on whether the city's sign ordinance should be tweaked to allow two Foothill Boulevard private schools to install electronic message boards, the La Cañada Flintridge Planning Commission remained evenly split 2-2, leading...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 3:38 PM
A new networking and marketing workshop for area businesses, “Let’s Connect LCF!” will be held at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 24 at the La Cañada Flintridge Library, 4545 Oakwood Ave.
Cost to attend is $5; no reservations are required....
| Aug 28, 2014
| 4:52 PM
Following extended debate, a San Fernando Valley-based business group delayed voting Thursday on Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's soon-to-be-unveiled plan to hike the city's minimum wage to $13.25 an hour by 2017, the Los Angeles Times reported.
| Aug 7, 2014
| 12:37 PM
La Cañada Flintridge City Council members wrestled Monday with how they might allow businesses to offer drive-thru services to convenience drivers without diminishing the walkability of the city’s Town Center.
After a debate over the impact drive-...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 2:54 PM
While several City Council candidates said they’d be willing to look into a plastic foam container ban at a campaign forum Thursday night, few would give a direct answer as to whether they would support such a law if elected.
Dozens of cities...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 10:02 PM
Glendale officials have moved to streamline administrative procedures that critics say keep home buyers and businesses from adopting the city.
The City Council this week unanimously agreed to start reviewing a variety of changes, including getting rid of...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Glendale officials plan to replace four parking spaces downtown with a 300-square-foot “parklet” — an open space they hope will reanimate a block scarred by a fire roughly two weeks ago.
The city plans to keep the parklet for a year and...