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Glendale Historical Society raises the bar

Glendale Historical Society raises the bar

The Glendale Historical Society is toasting the Jewel City's history of cuisines and libations with its launch of a yearlong series that will find the group spotlighting long-standing bars and restaurants across the city.

'The End' is near at Brand Bookshop

'The End' is near at Brand Bookshop

The nearly 30-year story of the Brand Bookshop is in its final chapters as the business is expected to close sometime in September.

Compromise reached to extend, raise funding for film and television tax credit program

Compromise reached to extend, raise funding for film and television tax credit program

A compromise was reached Wednesday between Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers on a bill that would extend and more than triple funding for a program designed to keep film and television jobs in California, clearing the way for state Senate consideration of the measure. 

Glendale Adventist settles skid row 'dumping' lawsuit

Glendale Adventist Medical Center has settled a lawsuit it faced for illegally discharging and dumping homeless and mentally ill patients in Los Angeles’...

Residential complex has grand opening event

Residential complex has grand opening event

A ribbon-cutting event officially welcomed the 310-unit Lex on Orange residential complex to downtown Glendale and, with it, the potential of attracting professionals to live and work in the area, according to city officials.

L.A. accuses Glendale Adventist of patient dumping on skid row

L.A. accuses Glendale Adventist of patient dumping on skid row

Los Angeles City Atty. Mike Feuer has filed a lawsuit accusing Glendale Adventist Medical Center of dumping mentally ill and disabled homeless patients on L.A.'s skid row over the last four years, the...

Nestle announces new animal welfare standards

Nestle, the world’s largest food and beverage company, has pledged new animal welfare standards for its 7,300 worldwide suppliers, the Los Angeles Times reported.

Glendale Unified issues more bonds

Glendale school officials issued another $70 million in bonds last week as they move ahead with plans to upgrade facilities and replace classroom bungalows with one- and...

Protesters gather at Scholl Canyon landfill

Protesters gather at Scholl Canyon landfill

Eagle Rock residents and local officials gathered at the base of the Scholl Canyon Landfill Wednesday to protest potential plans by Glendale to expand the site, which...

Council puts Lexington parking vote on hold

Council puts Lexington parking vote on hold

Residents on a stretch of Lexington Avenue in the downtown area are seeking permit parking following the expansion of a nearby popular Lebanese restaurant, but the Glendale City Council on Tuesday held off voting on the issue until sometime next month.

Travelers decline at Bob Hope Airport

Travelers decline at Bob Hope Airport

The number of passengers at Bob Hope Airport dipped by almost 1% in June compared to a year ago, according to the latest report.

DreamWorks Animation appoints new chief financial officer

DreamWorks Animation appoints new chief financial officer

DreamWorks Animation has appointed a new chief financial officer, in the latest in a series of management changes at the Glendale studio, the Los Angeles Times...

Casey Kasem's body on way to Norway; three of his children claim he wanted to be buried in Glendale

Casey Kasem's body was reportedly on the way to Europe earlier this week, and late Thursday the destination was determined: Norway, the Los Angeles Times...

Gatto bill would try to keep movie, TV productions in California

Gatto bill would try to keep movie, TV productions in California

The allocation for the state's program to keep film and television jobs in California may expand to $400 million — quadrupling the current amount — if legislation that passed the Senate Appropriations Committee with a 5-0 vote on Thursday passes in the full Senate and is signed by Gov....

Jobless rates rise in Burbank and Glendale

Jobless rates rise in Burbank and Glendale

Unemployment rates in Burbank and Glendale rose last month with local government educational services jobs across Los Angeles County taking the biggest hit because of school summer break, according to the latest labor report.

Single-family homes, condos see price gains

Single-family homes, condos see price gains

The median sale prices for single-family homes and condominiums continued to rise last month and the number of homes for sale rose again, though slightly, compared to last year, according to the latest real estate report.

Walt Disney Co. planning to unload 23 radio stations, lay off staff

Walt Disney Co. planning to unload 23 radio stations, lay off staff

Walt Disney Co. is planning to sell 23 radio stations and will begin distributing much of its Radio Disney content digitally, the company said...

Glendale branch among Whole Foods stores selling rabbit, to the ire of bunny lovers

Glendale branch among Whole Foods stores selling rabbit, to the ire of bunny lovers

Some Whole Foods locations have started selling rabbit. For those who can't get enough of the fried rabbit at the new Flores and the Ladies' Gunboat Society, this news may cause...

Glendale company featured in White House report

A 56-year-old Glendale company was featured in a White House report recently as an example of how layoffs were averted when the business withstood a significant sales drop and considered letting go of 10 employees.

Glendale-based Nestle to close Chatsworth Hot Pockets plant, cutting 360 jobs

Nestle USA will close its Chatsworth Hot Pockets plant, eliminating 360 jobs, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Sprinkles Cupcakes to have grand opening for 'all-in-one' cupcake, cookie and ice cream shop

The long wait for sweet tooths is over as Sprinkles Cupcakes will have its grand opening at the Americana at Brand on Friday.

Vendors face challenge at Glendale's struggling farmers market

Vendors face challenge at Glendale's struggling farmers market

The Downtown Glendale Market continues to struggle in attracting customers since moving to its new location in...

Glendale's Galaxy Theatres shows its final film

Glendale's Galaxy Theatres shows its final film

Galaxy Theatres in the Glendale Marketplace screened its final movie last Friday before closing up shop, a move that comes just a few months after the owner of the outdoor plaza’s anchor store, Old Navy, announced it was leaving.

DreamWorks Animation in Glendale reports $15-million loss in second quarter

DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. posted a $15.4-million loss in the second quarter after the company saw lower-than-expected box-office results for its latest movie, "How to Train Your Dragon 2."

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