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Historic Alex Theatre flashes a glimmer of restored tower lighting

Historic Alex Theatre flashes a glimmer of restored tower lighting

Onlookers on Wednesday evening got a sneak peek at the restored beacon of downtown Glendale — the highly visible tower with a spire atop at the Alex Theatre as it was briefly relit about a week ahead of the historic venue’s 90th birthday.

Dollar Tree sprouting from vacated Glendale site

Nationwide discount chain Dollar Tree will open its first Glendale location on Sept. 15 at the former site of a relocated Trader Joe’s.

Unemployment rates rise slightly in Burbank, Glendale

Unemployment rates rise slightly in Burbank, Glendale

Unemployment rates in Glendale and Burbank rose slightly last month with government education and educational services reporting the biggest job reductions across Los Angeles County, according to the latest labor report.

Glendale Galleria debuts Curbside pickup pod

Glendale Galleria debuts Curbside pickup pod

A new curbside service at the Glendale Galleria is aiming to appease shoppers that would rather steer clear of the parking lot and mall crowds.

Popularity drives up profits at Burbank airport 'bus' kiosk

The little pink makeup boutique in Bob Hope Airport’s Terminal A, near Gate A2, is decorated to look like a vintage bus — and even though it doesn’t move, according to a recent airport staff report, it’s chugging along financially at a decent clip.

DreamWorks' Glendale campus sold again for $215 million

DreamWorks' Glendale campus sold again for $215 million

DreamWorks Animation's Tuscany-style campus has been sold again, just months after the studio unloaded the Glendale complex but remained as a tenant, the Los Angeles Times...

Glendale housing price reaches new high

Glendale housing price reaches new high

The median price for a single-family home in Glendale skyrocketed to $888,000 last month, the highest it’s ever been, according to the latest real estate report.

Weekend jump in gas prices expected to taper off

Weekend jump in gas prices expected to taper off

Los Angeles-area drivers saw a 40-cent increase in gas prices from Friday to Monday, but relief is coming.

Oakmont Country Club removes 26 acres of turf for drought-tolerant landscaping

Oakmont Country Club removes 26 acres of turf for drought-tolerant landscaping

About 26 acres of lush green turf at Oakmont Country Club’s golf course has been swapped with new landscaping made of a sand-and-rock mixture planted with California native, drought-tolerant plants as part a major water-conservation project.

Theater group to set up stage on Glendale's own Broadway

A 7,600-square-foot former computer store in downtown Glendale will be renovated and transformed into a theater venue for classic productions, which could begin as early as September 2016.

Expansion of urgent care clinics part of an effort to reduce emergency room visits

Expansion of urgent care clinics part of an effort to reduce emergency room visits

A new urgent care clinic and an expanded one have opened within a month of each other in Glendale, and it’s no coincidence. They are part of a push to cut down on the number of costly trips to local emergency rooms.

Longtime waitress, community fixture tops off a coffee-shop career

Longtime waitress, community fixture tops off a coffee-shop career

A collection of mugs hangs from individual hooks on the walls of City Hall Coffee Shop, a tiny, well-known Montrose staple.

Solar-powered sign is a first for the Jewel City

Solar-powered sign is a first for the Jewel City

A new sign put up by commercial property owners isn't out of the ordinary, but a lighted one along Brand Boulevard is one of the first of its kind in Glendale because it's powered by the sun.

After 67 years, Billy's Deli in Glendale hangs up its pastrami

After 67 years, Billy's Deli in Glendale hangs up its pastrami

One of downtown Glendale’s oldest restaurants has served up its last ball of matzo ball soup.

Grant money goes toward recycling containers in downtown Glendale, Montrose

A new grant will help pay for 75 new recycling containers in the downtown and Montrose areas as well as launch a campaign aimed at getting thousands of apartment dwellers into the habit of recycling.

Passenger numbers rise at Bob Hope Airport for third straight month

The number of passengers traveling through Bob Hope Airport rose by 2.3% in April compared to the same month last year, according to airfield officials, continuing a recent trend that has had officials cautiously optimistic for the future.

Jobless rates drop slightly in Glendale, Burbank

Unemployment rates in Glendale and Burbank dipped slightly last month with leisure and hospitality as well as professional and business services driving most of the job gains across Los Angeles County, according to the latest labor report.

Protesters call on Nestlé to halt water bottling operations amid drought

Protesters call on Nestlé to halt water bottling operations amid drought

Protesters demanding Nestlé shut down water bottling operations in California in the face of the ongoing drought delivered a petition of more than 500,000 signatures supporting their cause to one of the corporation’s plants in South Los Angeles Tuesday.

'Invention Brothers' use sibling bond to their advantage as business partners

'Invention Brothers' use sibling bond to their advantage as business partners

For 25 years, brothers Scott and Kurt Comstock have combined their minds to churn out toys for children and home products for grown-ups. They come from a family of nine kids and say that having a sibling in between them has made the collaborative process and getting along much easier.

Back on Brand, Downtown Glendale Market hopes to attract more patrons

Back on Brand, Downtown Glendale Market hopes to attract more patrons

The newly relocated Downtown Glendale Market brings a variety of small home businesses to Brand Boulevard, including Andrea Fuentes and her “cooffins.”

Alex opens up to online tours

Alex opens up to online tours

The Alex Theatre's backstage is off-limits to patrons, but a new 3D virtual tour of the historic venue lets anyone get a peek behind the curtains as well a dollhouse view of the auditorium.

New general manager comes to Galleria

New general manager comes to Galleria

Brent Gardner likes to stroll through the Glendale Galleria and mingle with customers. The shopping mall’s new senior general manager says it’s a better way to gather feedback than spending all day behind a desk.

Workshop offers businesses ADA compliance advice

During a workshop on Tuesday, roughly 20 people learned how businesses can avoid lawsuits that claim they violated accessibility laws for people with disabilities.

Pair of local hospitals receive improved marks in latest safety report

Pair of local hospitals receive improved marks in latest safety report

Two area hospitals improved their grades on a national report card this spring after receiving Cs last fall for their patient quality care.

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