| Jan 24, 2013
| 4:31 PM
More than 270 Glendale business owners and representatives who were wondering when the economy will pick up again came out on Thursday to hear a local economist forecast cautious optimism for the new year.
Robert Kleinhenz, chief economist with the Los...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 10:05 PM
Re: “Program offered for English learners” (Mailbag, Jan. 5): According to two Harvard University Reports, the conclusions of which I found in a Verdugo Labor Market Report flier among the nicely stacked group I first found on the Glendale...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 10:26 AM
The unemployment rate for the greater Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena region dropped in November alongside the state figure, according to the data released Friday.
The jobless rates for the three largest cities — Glendale, Pasadena and Burbank —...
| May 11, 2013
| 7:41 AM
As Glendale struggles to get a handle on its growing pension obligations, records show that about 11% of the nearly 1,350 city retirees draw annual pensions of more than $100,000 a year — and some of them far more than that.
At the top of the list...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 9:59 AM
Unemployment rates declined across the tri-city area in March, fueled by continued strengthening in the motion picture industry and sound recording industries.
Job gains were also recorded in financial services, information technology and leisure/...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 10:50 AM
The communities in the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena area saw slight upticks in their unemployment figures, according to the latest state data released Friday.
Burbank and Pasadena both saw a 0.2% increase, putting their jobless rates at 8.4% and 7.9%,...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 6:00 AM
The entertainment and construction industries in the greater Glendale-Burbank area took a beating during the recession, but professional and technical services have been mostly shielded from the protracted economic downturn.
Jobs in computer programming,...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 11:08 AM
The employment picture got brighter last month in the tri-city region, with some cities seeing unemployment rates drop by nearly 1%, according to the latest state data.
The jobless rates in Glendale and Burbank each declined by 0.9% last month, to 8.9%...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 9:38 AM
The unemployment rates throughout the tri-city area rose in January fueled by job losses in retail, motion picture/sound recording and business services.
The jobless rates in Glendale and Burbank each saw a 0.6% increase, climbing to 9.5% and 8.9%,...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 7:39 AM
The Hollywood jobs picture continued to improve last year.
Employment in Los Angeles' entertainment industry climbed nearly 4% in 2012, reflecting an upswing in feature film production in the fourth quarter and a surge in commercial shoots, which climbed...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 9:54 AM
Unemployment rates decreased across the tri-city area last month -- some by as much as 0.6%, state officials reported Friday.
Burbank, Glendale and Pasadena all saw their jobless rates decline by 0.6% in August, coming in at 9.1%, 9.8% and 8.5%,...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 4:40 PM
The latest statistics released by the U.S. Census Bureau this week show Glendale has taken a major economic hit since the recession began in 2007.
The median household income in Glendale last year fell 15% since the recession took hold at the end of...