| Oct 20, 2011
| 5:03 PM
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,...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 7:59 AM
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...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 9:15 AM
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...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 7:00 PM
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...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 10:32 AM
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...
| 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 —...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 2:05 PM
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...
| 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%,...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 11:41 AM
The Verdugo Jobs Center will be using a roughly $521,000-federal grant to help find jobs for people with disabilities.
With the protracted recession, more people with disabilities have expressed they want to find a job, but some have difficulties if...
| 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...
| May 18, 2012
| 2:32 PM
The employment picture improved in the tri-city area in April as every community saw its unemployment numbers drop, according to the latest state figures.
Glendale and Pasadena reported the biggest jobless rate decreases, both coming in with 0.7%...