| Apr 24, 2013
| 5:04 PM
On a recent Saturday night at Flintridge Proper, well-dressed couples and multi-generational families occasionally left their tables or bar stools to talk to people they knew across the room.
The 3,000-square-foot La Cañada Flintridge bar and restaurant...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 11:13 AM
A 31-year-old Glendale woman reported that a man grabbed her breast and tried stealing her purse Tuesday as she walked to Starbucks, police said.
The woman was using her iPhone and walking east toward the Starbucks in the 400 block of Burchett Street...
| 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...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 1:06 PM
A bear hit by a car in La Cañada Flintridge early Sunday and showed up later near a Starbucks coffee shop has been euthanized, according to officials.
California Department of Fish and Game spokesman Andrew Hughan said the bear was euthanized at around 4...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 2:43 PM
A young bear struck by a car in La Cañada Flintridge Sunday was so severely injured that state fish and game officials were forced to euthanize the ursine because they determined it would not have been able to survive in the wild.
The bear was hit by a...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 5:45 PM
I enjoy going to Starbucks and amidst the chatter of coffee drinkers and the grind of the cappuccino machine I manage to delve into a myriad of writing projects. I also hear the laments of the customers as they wait for their morning brew.
I gather from...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 3:57 PM
The controversy over Starbucks opening along a strip of mom-and-pop shops in Montrose appeared to have subsided Thursday during a meeting of business leaders who applauded the coffee shop’s new manager.
The warm welcome was different than the...
| Sep 4, 2010
We've all seen them. They take up space on the sidewalk outside reputable businesses. We try not to look at them, but wonder how they got themselves to this.
We secretly loathe them. They sit there, unkempt, sucking oxygen, unaware that there are hard-...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 4:01 PM
A proposed Starbucks on Honolulu Avenue in the Montrose Shopping Park is getting mixed reviews from local business owners who say the corporate chain may not mesh with the independent image of the district.
Starbucks plans to open in the 1,840-square-...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 11:19 AM
Planning commissioners this week recommended lifting a 50-year ban on sidewalk signs for businesses, but not before attaching size restrictions, a $100-fee and a requirement for $1 million in liability insurance.
The Planning Commission voted 3-0...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 4:54 PM
Starbucks representatives armed with renderings, color palettes and pledges of community involvement tried to calm tensions sparked by their plan to open a location in the Montrose Shopping Park on Honolulu Avenue.
“We’re not evil corporate...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 1:48 PM
Q. It’s that time of year again, graduation season, when many of our youth are getting ready to leave the nest to live away from home for the first time in their lives.
Do you have any words of wisdom for our college-bound graduates when it comes...