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  • Local unemployment rates fall even as statewide picture worsens

    Local unemployment rates fall even as statewide picture worsens
    Local unemployment rates uniformly dropped in August, even as the number of jobless claims rose statewide, according to state data released today. In Burbank, the jobless rate dropped from 10.8% in July, to 10.3% in August, according to the state...
  • Glendale-based DreamWorks named one of best companies to work for

    Glendale-based DreamWorks named one of best companies to work for
    Fortune has come out with its list of the "100 Best Companies to Work For," and California-based firms claim six out of the top 20 spots, including No. 1, Google. Notably, one of the reasons Google made it into the top spot was because "everything was up...
  • Ron Kaye: Time to hold them responsible

    The trial of six Italian seismologists and a government official for manslaughter due to their failure to provide warnings of a devastating earthquake after a series of smaller ones has sent a tremor throughout the world’s scientific and political...
  • Glendale police shed pounds under fitness program

    Glendale police shed pounds under fitness program
    Glendale police employees have cut their collective body fat by 5% over the last five years under a program aimed at decreasing health care and injury costs. Cholesterol levels also dropped from an average 207 in 2005 to 189 last year, when 259 employees...
  • Schiff to sponsor job fair

    Schiff to sponsor job fair
    Unemployed workers and small-business owners struggling to stay afloat will get an opportunity to learn about government and community resources available to them at a small-business and career fair Thursday. The event, sponsored by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-...
  • Vendors roll out for job fair

    Vendors roll out for job fair
    A job fair hosted Thursday by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) had twice the number of vendors than the same event last year, as out-of-work residents and thinly stretched business owners tried to get as many leads as possible. About 70 companies,...
  • California's unemployment rate dips

    California's unemployment rate dips
    California's unemployment rate dipped below 12% in September, and nearly 12,000 new jobs were created. The jobless rate fell to 11.9%, from 12.1% in August, and was the best performance since June. "I'd say it's a good gain in jobs, better than what...
  • Employment picks up in region

    The employment picture improved in the tri-cities area in September, according to California Employment Development Department figures released Friday. The unemployment rate in Burbank is 10%, down from 10.3% in August. In Glendale the rate fell from...
  • An unexpected battle

    An unexpected battle
    Danny Baca has applied to dozens of jobs and always hears the same line: “We’ll get back to you.” But they don’t. The Glendale resident is one of several local veterans who are struggling to find employment. The jobless rate in...
  • Local unemployment figures dip

    Local unemployment figures dip
    Local unemployment figures in October dipped across the tri-city region based on job gains in several industries, including hospitality and business services. The jobless rate in Burbank, Glendale and Pasadena dropped 0.3%, according to data released...
  • Unemployment rates fall across tri-city region

    Unemployment rates fall across tri-city region
    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 —...
  • Glendale man charged with tax evasion, defrauding employer of office supplies

    A 36-year-old Glendale man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges that he filed bogus tax returns and defrauded his employer of $159,000, authorities announced Wednesday. Jose Antonio Sanchez was indicted on 16 counts of mail fraud and filing four fake...