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  • SoCal Gas Company aims to go digital

    SoCal Gas Company aims to go digital
    Glendale and Burbank residents can expect to see their gas bills increase by up to $2 per month through 2017 as the Southern California Gas Co. rolls out a $1-billion digital upgrade for meters serving 6 million customers. “Data collection units&...
  • Microsoft to open temporary store at Glendale Galleria

    Microsoft to open temporary store at Glendale Galleria
    Microsoft on Monday announced plans to open a temporary storefront in the Glendale Galleria for the holiday shopping season -- part of a nationwide push to increase the company’s retail presence as it launches the new Windows 8 operating system this...
  • Ron Kaye: Money, power, public policy

    It was like stumbling into a convention of the Society of Influence Peddlers, with old friends and enemies schmoozing before the start of festivities. There were Hall of Fame lobbyists like Richard Alatorre and Mike Roos, and future Hall-of-Famers like...
  • Glendale Fire Department earns top rating again

    Glendale Fire Department earns top rating again
    The Glendale Fire Department recently earned a Class 1 rating from a top insurance risk company, which may result in lower coverage rates for residents and business owners. Glendale was one of 10 fire departments in California that received the rating...
  • Billionaires keep pouring millions into 'super PACs'

    Billionaire political patrons filled the coffers of the presidential "super PACs" last month, spotlighting once again the enormous influence a tiny cadre of wealthy donors is having on the 2012 race. The biggest donations came from casino magnate Sheldon...
  • 'Super PAC' leaders profit from lack of oversight

    The Red White and Blue Fund, a "super PAC" backing the presidential bid of Republican Rick Santorum, paid more than half a million dollars last month to a newly formed direct mail firm. The owner of that company? None other than Nick Ryan, a former...
  • Warner Bros. studio lays off 50 in Burbank

    Warner Bros. Studios is the latest to feel the loss of falling home video sales, laying off roughly 50 employees last week. All the workers were based in Burbank. Company officials declined to comment, but in a statement, the studio said it would be...
  • Founder of La Caņada-based Sport Chalet dies

    Founder of La Cañada-based Sport Chalet dies
    Norbert Olberz, the founder of La Caņada Flintridge-based Sport Chalet, died on Friday, the company announced. He was 86. Olberz founded the company in 1959, building the enterprise into a multi-million dollar, publicly traded company. He served as Sport...
  • Pair's medical trip is sad, rewarding

    Pair's medical trip is sad, rewarding
    BURBANK — Sitting in the comfort of his Burbank medical office, orthopedic surgeon Stephan Yacoubian flipped through photographs of a far different environment. Ranging from snapshots of Haitian school children eagerly accepting candy to shots...
  • An endEARring evening of thanks

    From the inner sanctum of Disney’s Burbank campus to the most remote corners of the world, the sight of a large circle topped off with two smaller circles is immediately recognized as Mickey Mouse. Indeed, that trio of iconic circles representing...
  • Think Again: Kobe should think about deal

    The news of Lakers star Kobe Bryant’s latest endorsement deal with Turkish Airlines broke in late December, creating a major uproar. TV ads started running in March and it has fueled the outcry even further. The reason Kobe is being challenged is...
  • Airport cuts car rental deal

    Airport cuts car rental deal
    Looking to eliminate 700,000 car trips, increase options for travelers and improve runway safety, Bob Hope Airport officials this week unveiled their new contract with rental car firms for use of the upcoming $120-million transit center. The plan calls...