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Glendale area home prices increase from a year ago

The median price for a home in Glendale dropped below the $700,000 mark last month for the first time since last fall, though it’s still a 21.5% jump from a year ago, according to the latest real estate report.

Editing team of 'Last Comic Standing' on strike receives union support

Editing team of 'Last Comic Standing' on strike receives union support

Union members turned out to support the editing team behind the NBC reality show “Last Comic Standing” on Tuesday and picketed outside the Hollywood Production Center in Glendale for the workers’ right to unionize.

Unemployment rates dip in local communities

Unemployment rates in Burbank and Glendale saw a slight decline last month with professional and business services as well as administrative and support services adding the most jobs – 15,100 and 10,700 positions, respectively, across Los Angeles County, according to the latest labor report.

Ernie Jr.'s to serve up its last taco

Ernie Jr.'s to serve up its last taco

After 70 years in business, Ernie Jr.’s Taco House will close for the last time on Saturday and many lifelong fans are flocking to the eatery this week for their last chance to munch on its Mexican fare.

Park Towers in Glendale freshens its look

Park Towers in Glendale freshens its look

With Glendale’s development boom bringing thousands of new residential units to downtown, the management behind a condominium complex built in the 1980s is undertaking a decorative overhaul to remain competitive in the local real estate market.

Developer claims council requirement will kill Tropico apartment project

Developer claims council requirement will kill Tropico apartment project

Following a demand by the City Council last month to decrease the size of the proposed Tropico apartment project by 25%, the developer said Tuesday that such a reduction would kill it.

Galleria, Americana to offer new stores, eateries

Galleria, Americana to offer new stores, eateries

The Glendale Galleria, which underwent a major renovation that was unveiled last fall, is gearing up to offer a slew of new stores and eateries in the coming months and...

Council OKs mixed-use project in downtown Glendale

Council OKs mixed-use project in downtown Glendale

The City Council approved a mixed-use project entailing a pair of six-story buildings and a CVS pharmacy in downtown Glendale Tuesday.

Bob Hope Airport sees slight decline in passengers

Bob Hope Airport sees slight decline in passengers

After a two-month boost in passengers at Bob Hope Airport, there was a 1.3% decline in February compared to the same time last year, though the percentage of occupied seats on planes grew, according to the latest passenger report.

City of Glendale attempts to save Alex Theatre, other properties

City of Glendale attempts to save Alex Theatre, other properties

Glendale’s latest attempt to protect the Alex Theatre and other former redevelopment properties didn’t work — so the City Council this week decided to try a new tactic.

Glendale-based NUVOtv buying Fuse from MSG

Glendale-based NUVOtv buying Fuse from MSG

J-Lo has beat Puff Daddy

Officials expect Glendale development boom to slow

Officials expect Glendale development boom to slow

With more than 3,800 new residential units in various stages of development, Glendale has surpassed the halfway point of its projected growth with more than 20 years to...

Verdugo Hills Hospital nurses vote to join union

Registered nurses at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital on Wednesday voted in favor of joining one of California's largest nursing unions in hopes, they said, of securing better retirement plans, improved staffing and other additional benefits.

Roller rink puts late skate enthusiast's gear on display

Roller rink puts late skate enthusiast's gear on display

Moonlight Rollerway is memorializing a longtime patron who had a big pair of roller skates and an even bigger passion for the sport.

Three restaurants added to Glendale downtown

Three new eateries ranging from fancy to fast casual are arriving in the heart of downtown Glendale.

Longtime fixture Zinke's to leave city

Longtime fixture Zinke's to leave city

Known for its flickering neon sign that animates a hammer striking a shoe heel, Zinke's Shoe Repair will soon be leaving Glendale for Pasadena after more than 65 years in business.

Flowering Tree may be fading

Flowering Tree may be fading

The Flowering Tree, a Montrose fixture for religious books and gifts for nearly 60 years, is facing closure unless a new owner steps into the picture soon.

Couple sentenced for embezzlement

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...

Glendale, Burbank insurance rates among the state's highest

Glendale, Burbank insurance rates among the state's highest

A new report finds that Glendale drivers pay the most for auto insurance in California, topping a statewide list of more than 200 cities that ranks Burbank as sixth highest.

Area real estate holding steady

Area real estate holding steady

Glendale’s median home price maintained a four-month streak of keeping above the $700,000 mark in February, while more homes and condominiums were added the housing inventory, according to the latest real estate report.

La Crescenta gardener lets the good times grow

La Crescenta gardener lets the good times grow

La Crescenta resident Jim Luna has done a lot during the past 40 years to maintain his sprawling garden of vegetable plants and fruit trees, but he’s seldom had to buy seeds.

Applications accepted until May 1 for scholarship offered by developer Rick Caruso

Applications for a $10,000 college scholarship offered by the developer of the Americana at Brand are being accepted through May 1.

Former Glendale Councilman John Drayman pleads guilty, faces one year in jail

Former Glendale Councilman John Drayman pleads guilty, faces one year in jail

Former Councilman John Drayman pleaded guilty to three felonies Wednesday morning, including embezzlement, and agreed to a sentence of one year in jail as well as paying about $305,000 in restitution.

Unemployment numbers rise in Glendale, Burbank area

January was a month of ups and downs for local unemployment rates as Glendale's figures saw an uptick of nearly a percentage point from the previous month, while Burbank experienced a decrease, according to a new labor report.

Montrose Park Shopping Assn. members to get money back

Members of the Montrose Park Shopping Assn. will get back $50 if they pay their annual assessment on time next year, a gesture that comes on the heels of...

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