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Briefly In business: Business mixer at iconic building

The Glendale Chamber of Commerce will host an after-hours mixer from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Hollywood Production Center, 401 North Brand Blvd.

For more information, call (818) 240-7870.

Gift-wrapping event at the Galleria

The California Highway Patrol. K-EARTH FM and local Honda dealers will offer free gift-wrapping to shoppers at the Glendale Galleria who make toy donations to the ChiPs for Kids program for low-income families. The event takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday.


Switching to reusable bags

The environmental group Heal the Bay hosts the fourth annual “Day Without a Bag” event on Thursday, and will give out 25,000 reusable shopping bags at various locations, including Subaru of Glendale, 1308 S. Brand Blvd.

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New gift shop opens in Glendale


Le Papillon, a new shop specializing in fine jewelry and gifts, has opened at 105 E. Harvard St. The store is open six days a week from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, call (818) 241-0700 or visit

Winter decorating program launched

The city of Glendale and the Committee for a Clean & Beautiful Glendale have launched the annual Winter Holiday Decorating Program, recognizing residents and businesses for outstanding outdoor holiday displays.

The public may submit nominations now through Jan. 14 at or by contacting Katrin Madatian at, or (818) 551-3098.

Macy’s, letters and Santa collide

Macy’s stores, including the store in the Glendale Galleria, are providing a direct line to Santa Claus. Through Dec. 24, people of all ages are invited to drop off letters to Santa at Macy’s. The company will donate $1 to the Make-A-Wish Foundation for every letter received.

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