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NEWS
May 31, 2000
Alecia Foster GLENWOOD -- Workers at a fast-food restaurant were shaken but unharmed after a recent armed robbery. The incident occurred Friday at about 2 p.m. at the Carl's Jr. at 1124 W. Glenoaks Blvd. A man approached a clerk working at a register and told her to give him the money, a police report stated. The man then grabbed her hand, which was holding money, and put a gun to her head, the report stated. He ordered the clerk to open the other registers, the report stated.
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NEWS
April 18, 2008
The owners of a new restaurant now under construction at 3463 Foothill Boulevard have applied to the city for a conditional use permit for the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages. The restaurant will be named Urartu, the name of an ancient Armenian kingdom. The restaurant will serve Mediterranean style food and be open 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., the owner told the design review board. It is being built on a site formerly occupied by Shakey?s Pizza. The design was modified after some concerns were expressed by community members over its appearance.
NEWS
June 6, 2000
Buck Wargo CITY HALL -- The Glendale zoning administrator will consider Wednesday whether a restaurant on West Los Feliz Road can continue selling selling alcohol. The Old Portal, 401 W. Los Feliz Road, is seeking a renewal of a conditional use permit to sell beer, wine and alcohol. The restaurant has also applied for a variance to continue operating without having the required number of parking spaces. The hearing will be held at 9:30 a.m. in Room 105 of the Municipal Services Building, 633 E. Broadway.
NEWS
By Charles Cooper | July 13, 2007
A new restaurant has been proposed for the building at 3463 Foothill Blvd. where a Shakey's Pizza Parlor was located. The site has been empty for at least a year, according to Janelle Williams, who represented the owner in a hearing before the city's design review board. The owner is Zareh M. Isaaknamian. The restaurant will be named Urartu, the name of an ancient Armenian kingdom, and will have exterior design elements such as plaques and pillars. It will not be a banquet hall, Williams said, and there will be no outdoor barbecuing.
NEWS
April 18, 2008
Glendale Zoning Administrator Edith Fuentes asked for an amended traffic study before ruling on a requested parking exemption for a proposed restaurant at 2276 Honolulu Avenue. There was no opposition at a hearing on the matter Wednesday, but Fuentes said the city needed more information before ruling on the parking exemption being sought, along with as a conditional use permit for alcohol service. Owner Albert Shahmoradian said he plans to open a fine dining Italian restaurant on the site, similar to one he once owned in London.
NEWS
January 17, 2001
Claudia Peschiutta DOWNTOWN -- The recent closure of the Canyon Cafe restaurant isn't much worrying owners of the Glendale Marketplace. "It's a coveted space," Doug Brown, an owner of the outdoor mall, said Tuesday. "We've been receiving many calls from a lot of other restaurants who are interested in the space." The Southwestern-themed eatery on the second floor of the Marketplace closed earlier this month. Brown said the company that owns Canyon Cafe recently closed nine locations throughout the country due to financial difficulties.
NEWS
By: Daniel Beighley | October 14, 2005
Despite a barrage of complaints from neighbors, operators of newly opened Mozambique restaurant are hoping to add seating and extend the restaurant's hours of operation. Mozambique will bring its case to the planning commission on Oct. 26. The African-themed establishment, which opened in July, has been accused by some neighbors of being a nightclub with a rowdy and disruptive crowd. "Granted it's an upscale crowd, [but] they're loud and obnoxious," said John Ferrante of the Woods Cove Neighborhood Assn.
LOCAL
By Jason Wells | May 16, 2007
DOWNTOWN — A kitchen-stove burner left on overnight sparked an attic fire at Bamboo Panda restaurant early Tuesday morning, fire officials said. Video surveillance footage of the kitchen area reportedly showed a worker forgetting to turn off a stove-top burner after the restaurant closed at 10 p.m., Glendale Fire Capt. Tom Propstsaid. The burner somehow ignited a fire that was initially put out by fire retardant triggered by an automatic fire-safety system, he said. The fire soon reignited, although fire investigators have not determined exactly when the second ignition occurred, he said.
NEWS
By Megan O’Neil | March 13, 2009
Local residents looking to spice up their culinary sensibilities now have a new dining option. The Garden Grill, a Persian-themed restaurant, opened at the north-west corner of Ocean View and Foothill boulevards recently. Moe Abghary, a La Cañada resident and the owner of the new restaurant, said the city has been extremely welcoming of his endeavor. “It is very exciting because I didn’t think I was going to be this busy,” Abghary said. “Everyone loves the food, they love the place.
NEWS
By Jason Wells | September 13, 2007
CITY HALL — A fight to regain reduced parking requirements ended abruptly Tuesday night for the owners of The Montrose Collection when three City Council members recused themselves from the hearing, letting a Board of Zoning Appeals decision stand. Without the parking-reduction permit — which was revoked in June — operators and majority stakeholders Arman and Takui Aivazian will be forced to secure an additional nine parking spaces to accommodate a 1,000-square-foot addition completed in 2005.
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