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  • Albertsons reopens its doors on Foothill Boulevard

    Just over a year after changing a Foothill Boulevard storefront to Haggen Food & Pharmacy, Albertsons has moved back into the location. The ownership change happened at the start of the month and came about after Pacific Northwest-based Haggen filed for bankruptcy last September and closed all...

  • New names pitched to Bob Hope Airport officials in effort to attract more passengers

    New names pitched to Bob Hope Airport officials in effort to attract more passengers

    A South Pasadena branding firm told Bob Hope Airport officials the possible benefits of having Los Angeles in its name. However, some residents do not want any of it. The company Anyone Collective was contracted by the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Authority to develop a brand name for the airfield...

  • Verizon reports outages across Southern California

    Verizon reports outages across Southern California

    Verizon customers experienced outages Friday across swaths of Southern California from Los Angeles to San Diego. Customers began complaining on social media of problems making calls in the mid-afternoon. A company spokeswoman said Verizon was aware of the outages but did not know what had caused...

  • Mixed-use Next on Lex project breaks ground

    Mixed-use Next on Lex project breaks ground

    Building with 494 units is one of nearly two dozen slated to go up throughout downtown Glendale.

  • La Crescenta Motel may check out after almost 70 years

    La Crescenta Motel may check out after almost 70 years

    After nearly 70 years in business, the La Crescenta Motel continues to draw in travelers from around the world as well as film crews from all spectra of the TV universe. The 11-room, L-shaped business at 2413 Foothill Blvd. has been a backdrop in shows such as the vampire-filled "True Blood" and...

  • Reservations available to visit Galleria's Santa

    Those interested in skipping lines will need to buy a photo package online.

  • Planning Commission says massage parlors will need permit to operate in Glendale

    Owners of massage parlors will have to take an extra step and obtain a permit if they want to operate in Glendale in the future. The Planning Commission voted 4-0 Wednesday to require all new and existing massage establishments to apply for a conditional-use permit — a process that entails a background...

  • La Crescenta alteration expert to try retirement on for size

    After 30 years in La Crescenta, Alicia’s Formal & Tuxedo Shop will close its doors later this month as the store’s namesake, Alicia Fors, is retiring. For decades, the shop has been the only one of its kind in town, where locals take their wedding, debutant or prom gowns for alterations, and it’s...

  • Deals draw Glendale shoppers away from the table

    The Glendale Galleria swung open its doors to deal-seeking holiday shoppers while many local residents had just barely sat down to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner. Many of the mall’s stores opened at 6 p.m. on Thursday and closed around midnight to lure early-bird shoppers, then reopened around 6 a.m....

  • Glendale apartment complex holds grand opening

    A grand-opening ceremony was held recently for the Brand, a 401-unit, mixed-used apartment building located at 120 W. Wilson Ave., Glendale. Developed by the Holland Partner Group, the building has a green roof, bike parking, outdoor pool, two Jacuzzis, indoor and outdoor movie theaters, fitness...

  • Glendale Galleria holiday panel expects big buys this season

    A Star Wars light saber, a Girl Scout cookie-oven and a high-fiving robot shared a table with other toys predicted by Glendale Galleria’s management staff to be the hottest kids’ gifts this holiday season. An annual holiday retail panel at the mall on Tuesday forecast many highly sought-after gifts...

  • Seedling opens at Americana

    A Seedling pop-up store, which specializes in children’s toys, gifts and activity kits, opened recently in the Americana at Brand. The store also sells take-home do-it-yourself activities such as “Design Your Own Superhero Cape,” “Make Your Own Dream Catcher,” “Top Secret Spy Kit” and “Let’s Make...

  • MenEssentials to open second physical U.S. store at Bob Hope Airport

    Coming soon to Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, just in time for Movember — the annual season for beard and mustache growth to raise awareness about prostate cancer and other men’s health issues — will be a retail store built around the good, old-fashioned shave that shuns disposable razors and cartridges...

  • Bob Hope Airport officials grappling with impact of Uber, Lyft

    Officials at Bob Hope Airport are working to get a better handle on the activities of drivers for services such as Uber and Lyft in its parking lots as an early step in efforts to improve the parking situation at the Burbank airfield. The on-demand transportation services are "beginning to erode...

  • Tesla Motors opens local showroom

    Singer Dale Bozzio’s distinctive squeaky voice came over the radio, crooning about how only a nobody walks in Los Angeles, as soon as Jeremy Snyder started the Tesla Model S P90D in the showroom of the new Tesla Motors Inc. location near the site of a future IKEA store in Burbank. In the Missing...

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