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  • Civility: Business casual tips

    Civility: Business casual tips
    Part I: The latest statistics from the Society for Human Resource Management show that 89% of U.S. companies allow workers to wear casual clothing one day a week. Forty-four percent of all U.S. businesses have adopted casual all-the-time policies, up from...
  • Expo buoys local businesses amid threat of double-dip recession

    Expo buoys local businesses amid threat of double-dip recession
    Even as they labored to attract new customers at the 10th Annual Tri-Chamber Foothills Community Business Expo, local business owners said they are adjusting to a new economic reality in which the customers are frugal and the lenders cautious. "I...
  • Local chambers ready for business expo

    The economy may continue to sputter, but local business leaders are preparing for another wall-to-wall crowd at the 10th annual Tri-Chamber Foothills Community Business Expo next week. The expo, which will start at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8 at Verdugo...
  • Merchants plan sidewalk sale

    LCF Merchants will host a citywide sidewalk sale Saturday intended to stimulate business in the typically quiet month of August. The sale will include discounted retail prices, free food and drink samples and an opportunity to meet and mingle with local...
  • Our Readers Write

    Cal-Med gone, but not forgotten Awareness of my mortality is never more acute than when I hear of a loved one's death. And so it was last week when I phoned Cal-Med Pharmacy. "Today's our last day — we're closing," the pharmacist said matter-of-...
  • Shuttle taking a new route

    The La Caņada Flintridge City Council on Tuesday approved changes to the LCF Shuttle route that would connect riders to the Montrose Shopping Park. The LCF Shuttle currently makes its westerly turnaround by traveling north on Ocean View Boulevard,...
  • Businesses burglarized again

    Businesses burglarized again
    Business owners in the 1300 block of Foothill Boulevard said they are feeling frustrated and vulnerable after being burglarized three times in as many weeks. The most recent burglary occurred at 1:30 a.m. Monday, said Los Angeles County Sheriff's Det....
  • Piece of Mind: The Crest will open Monday. Or won't.

    Piece of Mind: The Crest will open Monday. Or won't.
    Speculation is high that Angeles Crest Highway, closed at the La Caņada border since sustaining severe damage from heavy rains last January, will reopen next week. But we have been unable to get Caltrans to tell us that on the record, at least as of our...
  • Schools help with charitable drive

    Local elementary and high schools are assisting the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station in its 23rd annual holiday Toy and Food Drive. Students from local schools have been filling bins with a variety of foods and toys for the sheriff department's drive....
  • Legislators try to revive old bills

    Local lawmakers used a brief legislative session this month to dust off old bills that never made it, and to push new proposals ahead of the new year. State Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Caņada Flintridge) reintroduced two measures that failed last year,...
  • Local merchants welcome deal-hunters

    Local merchants welcome deal-hunters
    There may not have been the early morning hordes of deal hunters reported at the Glendale Galleria or the Best Buy electronics store in Burbank, but Black Friday still meant brisk business in La Caņada Flintridge. Lines ebbed and flowed throughout the...
  • City hesitant to regulate plastic bags

    Despite a recent vote by L.A. County Supervisors to prohibit the use of disposable plastic shopping bags in unincorporated areas such as La Crescenta, officials in La Caņada Flintridge aren't in any hurry to follow with regulations of their own. "I...