| Jun 14, 2011
| 4:25 PM
The Granada restaurant, a Victory Boulevard landmark for nearly 40 years, re-emerged from an eight-month closure Monday with sizzling fajitas, cold margaritas and new owners who will probably look familiar to longtime patrons.
A group of employees bought...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 5:15 PM
There’s been too many stories in recent years of businesses folding, of employees left to scramble for another career while standing in the unemployment line.
It could have been the case again when Alfredo’s Granada restaurant on Victory...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 4:51 PM
Burbank officials have set a self-imposed Nov. 15 deadline to hammer out a deal with a new operator for the city’s recycling center — even if the prospective newcomer was selected by the current contractor who is accused of making almost $33...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 5:41 AM
The City Council on Tuesday agreed to the framework for how they will make two interim appointments for the office of city clerk and treasurer during a special meeting on Thursday, including sequestering candidates during the televised interview process....
| Aug 28, 2010
A Burbank business owner was arraigned this week on 89 felony counts related to a $9-million Ponzi scheme.
Mahmoud Karkehabadi — also known as Mike Karkeh — is accused of promising investors up to 35% returns for making loans to his B-movie...
| Aug 28, 2010
Two new retailers will soon move into the Burbank Town Center, filling large voids left by Circuit City and Mervyns after the two stores filed for bankruptcy in 2008.
Burlington Coat Factory will take over the former Mervyns space, while an Ashley...
| Sep 11, 2010
| 4:42 PM
This past Thursday, we at the newspaper held what I termed a "Meet the Editors" event at the DeBell Clubhouse Grill in Burbank. It was an informal deal, with writers, photographers, columnists, critics and editors mingling with community members.
| Oct 6, 2010
Alfredo's Granada, a Burbank restaurant, bar and civic institution for nearly 40 years, closed down Saturday night, to the sorrow and surprise of longtime patrons.
Owner Alex Bernal said a host of legal, business and family problems forced the Victory...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 7:18 AM
Good morning readers! Today is Monday, June 23. As you make your way through the fog of the morning and June Gloom, check out these headlines:
The California Board of Pharmacy has temporarily suspended a pharmacist who owns two drugstores in Glendale...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Good morning, 818 readers. Today is Saturday, June 21, 2014. Weather in the Glendale area is expected to reach a high of 84 and a low of 62 degrees.
Your top news stories today:
- A Burbank man was arrested on an arson charge on Thursday in...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 6:24 PM
A couple who owned three Glendale-based post-production film companies was sentenced Monday to 18 months in prison for embezzling their employees’ retirement funds and failing to pay income taxes.
Ronald Burdett, 75, and Karen Burdett, 70, were...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 7:59 PM
Glendale got introduced to a whole a new meaning for "knock knock" in 2012, and became the focus of international media coverage after becoming the object of desire for two television stars — Kim Kardashian and a black bear with a taste for...