| Sep 23, 2013
| 11:01 AM
Assemblyman Mike Gatto’s bill reforming Proposition 65 looks likely to become law, and no one is happier than the business owner whose suggestion spurred the legislation.
AB 227, which passed the Assembly state Senate with unanimous votes, modifies...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 2:10 PM
More than a thousand workers were killed in Bangladesh when a building used as a garment factory collapsed. It's alleged that a factory in China making products for Apple has nets installed to stop people leaping to their deaths after 18 suicides there....
| May 24, 2013
| 4:08 PM
A bill by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) that would protect businesses against "shakedown lawsuits" sailed through the state Assembly Friday on a unanimous vote.
The bill was Gatto's attempt to remedy what small-business owners in his district...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 9:12 AM
Rep. Judy Chu (D-Monterey Park) cruised to victory in the redrawn 27th District on Tuesday night, and said she is ready to embrace Pasadena, which she will represent for the first time as she enters her third term in Congress.
| Sep 10, 2012
| 5:36 PM
At last week’s Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, delegates and office holders confronted a wide range of national and local concerns. Sitting in the hall every night was Rep. Adam Schiff, whose 29th Congressional...
| Apr 22, 2012
Want to figure out how to best get from Pasadena to Burbank using public transit? There soon could be an app for that.
When it comes to traversing the disparate public transportation lines from Burbank to Glendale and on to Pasadena, all the maps, times,...
| Nov 15, 2010
Visitors were treated to an artists' view Saturday at the Montrose Shopping Park, where the sidewalks were lined with paintings, pottery and vintage black-and-white photographs as part of the quarterly Montrose Art Walk.
The event serves to stimulate...
| Feb 7, 2011
| 5:45 PM
A Glendale deli and caterer is on the verge of closing after seven years in business and several months in arrears in payments to its landlord.
Frank’s Famous Kitchen and Catering, a Verdugo Road institution known for its Philly cheese steaks and...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 9:13 PM
For nearly a year, officials have been trying to figure out what to do with Charles Douglas.
The 59-year-old owner of Precise Roofing Company in Burbank has been feeding flocks of pigeons since at least September 2010, officials say, which — beyond...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 1:47 PM
It seems these days, to stay afloat, businesses have to diversify, mechanize, franchise and super-size. But I believe to be really good, you’ve got to specialize.
A growing crop of local food purveyors are finding their niche in specialty gourmet...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 1:42 PM
Q. Home improvement store Lowe's has pulled its advertising from the TLC reality show “All-American Muslim” because of a campaign by the conservative Florida Family Assn. The FFA claims that “'All-American Muslim' is propaganda that...