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  • Council votes to require permits for new massage parlors in Glendale

    Council votes to require permits for new massage parlors in Glendale

    New massage businesses in Glendale will now be required to get a permit before opening, following City Council direction on Tuesday. The council's 5-0 vote came after some city officials said there was a proliferation of massage establishments in recent years, some of which harbor illegal activity....

  • USC Verdugo Hills Hospital reaches tentative contract agreement with SEIU

    USC Verdugo Hills Hospital reaches tentative contract agreement with SEIU

    USC Verdugo Hills Hospital has reached a tentative agreement on a three-year contract with the Service Employees International Union. Union members are expected to vote on the contract within the next week. If ratified, the contract will be in effect through January 2019. NEWSLETTER: Stay up to...

Glendale Business News

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

    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

    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

    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...

  • Jobless rates decline slightly in Burbank, Glendale

    Unemployment rates in Burbank and Glendale decreased slightly last month with local, state and federal government jobs across Los Angeles County posting the biggest payroll gains, according to the latest labor report. The jobless rate in Burbank declined by 0.2%, coming in at 4.8%, while it dropped...

  • 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...

  • Amazon delivery drivers sue, alleging pay violations

    A group of drivers for the new Amazon Prime Now delivery service filed suit against the company Tuesday, alleging they were denied overtime pay, workers' compensation and mileage reimbursements.  The workers say they were improperly classified as independent contractors instead of employees. The...

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