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Unemployment rates dip in local communities

Unemployment rates in Burbank and Glendale saw a slight decline last month with professional and business services as well as administrative and support services adding the most jobs – 15,100 and 10,700 positions, respectively, across Los Angeles County, according to the latest labor report.

Hamsters race to the finish

Hamsters race to the finish

On your marks, get set — roll! That was the call Saturday afternoon at La Cañada's Petco, where local hamster lovers raced their pets in the store's 2014 Hamster Ball Derby.

Gelson's Market opens doors in La Cañada

Gelson's Market opens doors in La Cañada

Hundreds of local shoppers lined up along La Cañada’s Foothill Boulevard last Thursday morning to celebrate the opening of a new Gelson’s Market and enjoy several free samples and treats celebrating the grocery chain’s 18th location.

Gelson's new La Cañada store to open Thursday

Gelson's new La Cañada store to open Thursday

After months of planning and preparation, Gelson’s Markets will open its new La Cañada store Thursday with a 9 a.m. grand opening event.

Gelson's to open store in La Cañada next week

Gelson’s Markets will mark the opening of its 18th store next Thursday, March 27, at 9 a.m. with a grand opening celebration at the La Cañada location, 635 Foothill Blvd.

La Cañada editing local filming ordinance

The city of La Cañada Flintridge is editing its local filming ordinance, most recently discussing the matter with stakeholders Monday in a Public Safety Commission meeting.

Unemployment numbers rise in Glendale, Burbank area

January was a month of ups and downs for local unemployment rates as Glendale's figures saw an uptick of nearly a percentage point from the previous month, while Burbank experienced a decrease, according to a new labor report.

City of La Cañada Flintridge sees revenue increase in mid-fiscal year

So far this fiscal year, the city has seen a net increase of $202,875 in general fund revenue and has spent $1,450 less than it was expecting to when the City Council passed the budget last June.

USC Verdugo Hills Hospital offers CPR training

USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, an American Heart Assn. training center, is offering cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training classes to community members and healthcare providers.

Sport Chalet sees largest profit since 2007

Sport Chalet sees largest profit since 2007

Despite warm winter weather and severe drought conditions across several states, La Cañada Flintridge-based Sport Chalet announced a $1.5 million in net income during its third quarter on Monday, the most profitable the retailer's seen since 2007.

Julio Moline follows his passion for photography

Julio Moline follows his passion for photography

Since his graduation from the University of Iowa nearly four decades ago, Julio Emilio Moline has fostered his passion for photography on a part-time basis, always on the sidelines.

Restaurants join in annual Hathaway-Sycamores fundraiser

Restaurants join in annual Hathaway-Sycamores fundraiser

Dish, Flintridge Proper and Taylor's Steakhouse restaurants in La Cañada will join some 40 other Pasadena-area restaurants in Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services’ annual fundraiser, Dinners From the Heart on three upcoming nights, Feb. 25 through Feb. 27. Some of the venues...

Restricted parking signs to be posted in La Cañada

Restricted parking signs to be posted in La Cañada

Restricted parking signs will be posted in coming days on three residential streets near the La Cañada Town Center in a move to discourage parking there by center employees.

Flintridge Bookstore makes reading a family matter

Flintridge Bookstore makes reading a family matter

Leila Thompsky had been saving up her allowance money for a special occasion, and on Sunday she got her chance to spend it on a personal passion — books — at the Fifth Annual Mother-Daughter Book Party hosted by Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse.

Montrose Bowl still going strong

Montrose Bowl still going strong

Tucked away on Honolulu Avenue, Montrose Bowl’s location is the definition of discreet. Despite the lack of flashing lights or colorful signs to announce its 77-year presence, the spot remains a favorite of locals and film companies.

No ban on plastic bags (yet) in LCF, though local Ralphs pulls plug on the practice

No ban on plastic bags (yet) in LCF, though local Ralphs pulls plug on the practice

There’s no flap about plastic bags in La Cañada Flintridge. Despite bans in Glendale, Pasadena, Los Angeles and unincorporated cities of Los Angeles County, plastic bags remain legal here. 

Real Estate: Pricey properties abound in LCF

Real Estate: Pricey properties abound in LCF

With the news that the 12,000-square-foot Stratford Manor recently hit the market with an eye-popping $13.3 million price tag, a record for the real estate world in...

Vons to part with plaza after $36 million sale to real estate company

Vons to part with plaza after $36 million sale to real estate company

A shopping center in La Cañada Flintridge that will soon house a new Gelson’s market has sold for $35.9 million, a real estate services company that handled the transaction announced this week.

La Cañada shopping center sold as Gelson's replaces Vons

La Cañada shopping center sold as Gelson's replaces Vons

Plaza De La Cañada, a neighborhood shopping center in La Cañada Flintridge, has sold for $35.9 million, the Los Angeles Times reports.

Holiday shoppers go local in La Cañada

Holiday shoppers go local in La Cañada

It's that time of year when residents start to frequent shops after work and on weekends in a quest to find gifts.

In the Spotlight: Schaedel named attorney of the year

La Cañada Flintridge attorney Jack Schaedel will be feted at a gala next week.

LCF Country Club golf course to get new water system

The La Cañada Flintridge Country Club’s golf course is poised to get a makeover.

Residents, city staff work to revise La Cañada's film ordinance

Residents, city staff work to revise La Cañada's film ordinance

La Cañada Flintridge residents helped city staff hash out the details for a revised film ordinance on Thursday night.

La Cañada wants to end liquor sales after midnight

La Cañada Flintridge is expected to move forward with an ordinance that will prohibit stores in the city from selling alcohol past midnight.

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