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Russ Newton named publisher at Times Community News

Russ Newton named publisher at Times Community News

Readers may soon see papers in coin-operated newspaper boxes again, said Times Community News Publisher Russ Newton, a move he said will increase the availability of the Glendale News-Press and Burbank Leader to interested readers as well as highlight its worth.

Local leaders bid farewell to retiring workforce advocate Don Nakamoto

Several civic, business and education leaders from Glendale and Burbank showed up to the Verdugo Jobs Center on Wednesday to pay tribute to Don Nakamoto, who, for almost two decades has served as director of the Verdugo Workforce Investment Board and recently announced his retirement.

DreamWorks Animation to sell Glendale campus, then sign lease

DreamWorks Animation to sell Glendale campus, then sign lease

DreamWorks Animation has announced it sold its 13-acre campus in Glendale this week, only to lease it back from an undisclosed buyer as part of a financial restructuring effort.

DreamWorks Animation to sell, then lease back, Glendale campus

DreamWorks Animation to sell, then lease back, Glendale campus

DreamWorks Animation is selling its plush, Tuscany-style campus, long a source of pride among the studio's Glendale employees and a symbol of its once vaunted position as an industry powerhouse, the Los Angeles...

Glendale breaks ground on affordable housing with artists in mind

Glendale breaks ground on affordable housing with artists in mind

Construction of a 70-unit affordable housing project for local artists got underway in downtown Glendale Tuesday following a groundbreaking ceremony.

Report shows dip in single-family home prices

The median price for a Glendale home in January was slightly lower than the same time last year, while the first month of 2015 saw the second lowest number of homes sold in the past 12 months, according to the latest real estate report.

Pile-driving work near Buena Vista Street bridge in the 'home stretch'

Pile-driving work near Buena Vista Street bridge in the 'home stretch'

Pile-driving operations along the Golden State (5) Freeway near the intersection of Buena Vista Street and Winona Avenue are on schedule to wrap up later this month, an official with the California Department of Transportation said Tuesday.

Memo outlines city's take on airport terms

Memo outlines city's take on airport terms

City officials released a memorandum this week outlining the Burbank City Council’s position on various terms related to a proposed replacement terminal at Bob Hope Airport and outlining a “major sticking point around” the agreement that governs the airfield.

Montrose Harvest Market organizers consider audit of vendors

Montrose Harvest Market organizers consider audit of vendors

The board overseeing the Montrose Harvest Market is looking into hiring a firm to audit vendors selling various goods, following a recent discussion that had some board members questioning whether some vendors are turning in adequate amounts of returns from their sales on Sundays.

Airport officials defer vote on replacement terminal

Bob Hope Airport officials agreed to defer a vote on a set of actions on the issue of a replacement terminal that Burbank City Council members had...

Verdugo Hills Hospital nurses bring their case to COO

Verdugo Hills Hospital nurses bring their case to COO

Disgruntled employees from USC-Verdugo Hills Hospital on Wednesday marched to the office of the hospital’s chief operating officer, Paul Czajka, where they delivered a community petition bearing as many as 1,300 signatures collected in Glendale, Montrose and La CaƱada.

Plans for condo project get a redo

Plans for condo project get a redo

A proposed 74-unit condominium project on the former site of a Bob’s Big Boy has been significantly scaled back in response to concerns from nearby northwest Glendale residents over the development’s size.

New carpeting slated for airport terminal

Bob Hope Airport’s Terminal A will be getting new carpet, but the installation work will be scheduled for nighttime hours to avoid inconveniencing passengers.

Inventory rises in housing market

After a lengthy string of increases, the median sale price for a single-family home in Glendale dropped slightly last month from the same time last year, and the number of homes sold climbed, according to the latest real estate report.

Area hospitals earn C grades in safety report

Area hospitals earn C grades in safety report

Three of the major hospitals in Glendale and Burbank earned C grades on a recent national report card about patient safety, while local medical officials said improvements are being put in place and that some of the data used to compile the scores was outdated.

Jobless rates drop in Glendale and Burbank

Unemployment rates in Glendale and Burbank declined last month with trade, transportation and utilities driving most of the job gains across Los Angeles County, according to the latest labor report.

DreamWorks announces plan to cut 500 jobs

DreamWorks announces plan to cut 500 jobs

DreamWorks Animation announced Thursday that it would cut 500 jobs in the wake of a string of box-office disappointments, the Los Angeles Times reports.

Bob Hope Airport sees increase in passengers

Bob Hope Airport sees increase in passengers

The number of passengers traveling through Bob Hope Airport rose in November, compared to the same period in 2013, continuing a trend that began in July, according to the latest statistics.

Dick's Sporting Goods to take over former Nordstrom's space at Galleria

Dick’s Sporting Goods will be moving into Nordstrom’s former space at the Glendale Galleria later this year, a little more than a year since the upscale clothing retailer relocated to the Americana at Brand.

Music stores likely to take a hit due to Fender's move to direct customer sales

Music stores likely to take a hit due to Fender's move to direct customer sales

Fender's curvy Stratocasters, Telecasters and Jazz Basses have been must-have features of guitar shop walls for decades.

DreamWorks Animation plans layoffs

DreamWorks Animation plans layoffs

Stung by a series of box office misfires and failed sale attempts, DreamWorks Animation plans a substantial number of layoffs, two people familiar with the matter told the Los Angeles...

'Chick magnet' cooking blogger moves from the web to the grill

'Chick magnet' cooking blogger moves from the web to the grill

One of Montrose’s newest restaurateurs has a cooking blog named after his belief that the ladies love a man who can whip up a good meal.

SeaPort officials harbor hope for new route

SeaPort officials harbor hope for new route

SeaPort Airlines, a Portland, Oregon-based carrier with routes in nine U.S. states and Baja, California, in Mexico, will begin nonstop service between Burbank’s Bob Hope Airport and Visalia Municipal Airport in the San Joaquin Valley on Feb. 9.

Firms partner to buy Marriott hotel

Firms partner to buy Marriott hotel

A joint venture between a New York-based real estate investment/development firm and a global insurance and investment organization has purchased the Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport, the buyer announced last week.

Signs to ease parking, traffic

A series of digital signs aimed at making it easier for downtown visitors to find parking will be installed by early 2016 thanks to new grant funding that revived the long-delayed project.

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