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  • Learning Matters: Public educational reforms can sometimes lead to unintended outcomes

    Learning Matters: Public educational reforms can sometimes lead to unintended outcomes
    Most Christmas seasons since I was a child, I’ve sat down to watch “Miracle on 34th Street,” one of my all-time favorite movies. To me, it’s a story about people doing the “right” things for the “wrong”...
  • Top Glendale employers downsized since 2006

    Top Glendale employers downsized since 2006
    While several of Glendale's top employers have downsized since 2006, at least one — Glendale Adventist Medical Center — has added employees. Since 2006, the hospital has jumped its employee base, including full-time and hourly workers, by...
  • Job fair for veterans canceled

    Job fair for veterans canceled
    A job fair for military veterans planned for Friday at the Glendale National Guard Armory has been canceled due to what officials said was a lack of uniformed personnel to handle the event. The fair, organized by the California Economic Development...
  • Unemployment drops slightly in Burbank, Glendale

    Unemployment drops slightly in Burbank, Glendale
    The job market improved slightly in Burbank and Glendale in April, outpacing even more modest gains in the region and state. Unemployment in Burbank fell from 9.9% in March to 9.6% in April, according to the California Employment Development Department....
  • Struggling to find jobs, thousands apply for city positions

    Struggling to find jobs, thousands apply for city positions
    Since the current recession took hold, more people have been applying for city jobs. And despite a hiring freeze at City Hall, some departments still have managed to bring on new personnel, according to a recent report. In the past two fiscal years,...
  • Nearly 30% of city employees make at least $100K

    As officials continue to press for millions in concessions from the city’s employee unions, records show nearly 30% of Glendale’s municipal workforce earned $100,000 or more last year — a burden shared by cities statewide that experts...
  • Workforce board won't get stimulus money

    Friday marked the end of a well-funded era for the Verdugo Workforce Investment Board, as federal stimulus dollars officially dried up after two years. The agency is now seeing its own budget and staff reductions, even as its mission is to train...
  • Local unemployment continues to rise

    For the second straight month, unemployment rates in Burbank and Glendale have increased in lockstep, according to the latest jobs statistics released Friday. Burbank’s rate climbed from 9.7% in May to 10.1% last month, according to the...
  • Organizations: A Noise Within has new board members

    A Noise Within has expanded its board of directors with the recent appointment of three new members, it was announced by Board President Terry Kay. They are Pasadena residents and community leaders Sheila Lamson, Lyn Spector and Sarah Mitchell. A former...
  • 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...