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Nurses fall in line on possible strike at USC-Verdugo Hills Hospital

Nurses fall in line on possible strike at USC-Verdugo Hills Hospital

Nurses at USC-Verdugo Hills Hospital took action in the face of contract negotiations that have dragged on since last May by taking a strike vote Thursday and Friday,...

Technicolor USA Inc. to shutter Burbank film facility

Citing a shift in its priorities toward a digital-servicing platform, Technicolor USA Inc., the French-owned film processing and post-production company, announced this week it would be closing its facility in downtown Burbank.

Lawsuit filed against Americana at Brand over Armenian Genocide apparel controversy

Lawsuit filed against Americana at Brand over Armenian Genocide apparel controversy

A cart vendor at the Americana at Brand who was allegedly told to remove displays of clothing making reference to the...

USC-Verdugo Hills nurses vote on possible strike

USC-Verdugo Hills nurses vote on possible strike

Feeling thwarted in recent contract negotiations with administrators, nurses at USC-Verdugo Hill Hospital asked those among their ranks Thursday to vote on whether they’d be willing to go on strike.

State of the City: Mayor Sinanyan praises city's economic growth

Mayor Zareh Sinanyan touted economic growth in downtown Glendale and thanked various facets of local government for their efforts during the annual State of the City Address Thursday.

First-ever Disney Store marks 28 years at Galleria

The Disney Store in the Glendale Galleria, the first Disney Store to ever open, turns 28 on Saturday, and to celebrate nearly three decades in the mall, the business will be giving away prizes and hosting various activities throughout the day.

Training exercise at Bob Hope Airport tests emergency crew preparedness

Training exercise at Bob Hope Airport tests emergency crew preparedness

A pyrotechnic explosion sent a pillar of dirt into the air at the “B6” property near Bob Hope Airport’s remote parking Lot A on Tuesday morning, kicking off a full-scale emergency response training exercise at the airfield.

NCL reaches tentative settlement with be.group

National Charity League of Glendale has reportedly reached a pending settlement with a company called be.group over a lawsuit the league filed against the company in 2013 to halt the closure of a senior-living facility that had operated in La Crescenta for more than 80 years.

Area's median prices for real estate climb

The median prices for single-family homes and condominiums in Glendale both jumped in February compared to the same time last year, while home sales increased slightly and the number of condos sold dropped, according to the latest real estate report.

Jobless rates drop in Glendale, Burbank

Unemployment rates in Glendale and Burbank declined last month with educational and health services as well as motion picture and sound recording driving most of the job gains across Los Angeles County, according to the latest labor report.

Renovation paying off for Alex Theatre

Renovation paying off for Alex Theatre

A multimillion-dollar renovation for hosting bigger productions is paying off for the Alex Theatre, which saw a bigger audience turnout in the beginning of this year, compared to the same time a year ago.

Bob Hope Airport looks to highlight 'Burbank advantage' to attract airlines

As Bob Hope Airport officials continue trying to woo increased airline service to the airfield, they’re beginning an effort to highlight what they call the “Burbank advantage” in discussions with commercial passenger carriers.

Protesters assemble at Americana after mall's handling of apparel referencing Armenian Genocide

Protesters assemble at Americana after mall's handling of apparel referencing Armenian Genocide

About 50 people, most of them Armenian-Americans, gathered at the Americana at Brand Friday evening wearing T-shirts that referenced the Armenian Genocide -- shirts the outdoor mall’s management allegedly told the vendor to stop displaying before reversing their decision and issuing an apology...

Americana at Brand criticized over handling of vendors' apparel referencing Armenian genocide

Americana at Brand criticized over handling of vendors' apparel referencing Armenian genocide

The management team at Americana at Brand is taking heavy flak from the local Armenian community after allegedly telling a cart vendor at the outdoor mall to stop displaying T-shirts and hoodies for sale that referenced the Armenian Genocide that happened a century ago.

Expiring leases at Bob Hope Airport leave tenants, including motorcycle academy, 'homeless'

Expiring leases at Bob Hope Airport leave tenants, including motorcycle academy, 'homeless'

Glendale Harley-Davidson’s Riding Academy has had to cancel its previously scheduled motorcycle safety classes for the month and is “out of business” without a home for future classes, Luis Chacon, the program’s director, said earlier this month.

Traveler numbers dip slightly at Bob Hope Airport

The number of passengers traveling through Bob Hope Airport declined in December and January, compared to the same months a year prior, but passenger traffic for the 2014 calendar year, as a whole, was essentially flat, according to the latest statistics.

Despite dip in passengers, Bob Hope Airport reports increased revenue

Revenues from concessions, car rentals and film-production fees helped boost Bob Hope Airport’s financial performance for the 2013-14 fiscal year, according to a financial report released this week following a recent audit of the airfield’s financial statements.

Montrose business leaders decry new diagonal crosswalk

Montrose business leaders decry new diagonal crosswalk

City Manager Scott Ochoa on Thursday apologized for installing a diagonal crosswalk at a key intersection in the Montrose Shopping Park without first informing business leaders in the community.

Irish airport official shares parking tips

Some people have seen or sampled fine Irish products, including coffee, whiskey or cream liqueur. There are also many Irish-style pubs. But Irish parking?

Grand View's hours of operation expanded as cemetery begins renovations

Grand View's hours of operation expanded as cemetery begins renovations

For several years, the only chance families could visit their late relatives at Grand View Memorial Park was during a small window of time on Sundays.

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.

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