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  • California leads U.S. in science and engineering employment

    California leads U.S. in science and engineering employment
    California leads U.S. states in science and engineering employment, according to a new report from researchers at the National Science Foundation. In 2011, the state employed 786,653 people in science and engineering jobs — nearly 14% of the 5.7...
  • Jobless rate falls in Burbank, Glendale

    Jobless rate falls in Burbank, Glendale
    Jobless rates in Burbank and Glendale didn’t follow the statewide trend last month, falling despite an overall increase in the unemployment rate in California, according to figures released Friday. The unemployment rate in Glendale fell to 8.9%...
  • Hire ambulance service, not firefighters

    The other night the City Council decided to hire 15 new firefighters. These individuals know that after 30 years, they will be earning considerably more than their starting salary, plus a lifetime pension at age 55. Being a fire fighter is hazardous,...
  • Jobless rates drop slightly across tri-city region

    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/...
  • Glendale pays big pension numbers

    Glendale pays big pension numbers
    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...
  • Unemployment rate drops across tri-city region

    Unemployment rate drops across tri-city region
    Unemployment rates continued to drop in the tri-city area last month, boosted by job gains in trade, transportation and utilities, as well as leisure/hospitality and residential construction. However, after seeing some strengthening the past few months,...
  • Adding up the cost of health in Glendale

    Adding up the cost of health in Glendale
    One Tuesday a month, Stephen Houlemard gets a ride to the Glendale Free Clinic, located on the second floor of the First United Methodist Church of Glendale, from a friend. Houlemard, a Temple City resident, comes to the clinic to monitor the diseases...
  • Americana to hold seasonal job fair

    The Americana at Brand is looking for help over the holidays and is hosting a job fair on Thursday to find employees who can fill those positions. The job fair will be held from noon to 6:30 p.m. at the park in the Americana. Caruso Affiliated, owner of...
  • Local jobless figures rise

    Local jobless figures rise
    Burbank and Glendale bucked the trend of good employment news in January, losing ground even as state and national jobless figures improved. The unemployment rate in Burbank grew to 10.7% in January, compared to 10.3% in December, according to the...
  • Education Matters: Technology, and our saving grace

    Editor's Note: Numerous instances of plagiarism have been discovered in Dan Kimber’s “Education Matters” column, which ran in the News- Press from September 2003 to September 2011. In those columns where plagiarism has been found, a...
  • Chahe Keuroghelian

    Age: 53 Occupation: Small-business owner Political experience: Involved in the campaign of Gov. George Deukmejian. Involved in more than a dozen organizations that promote social and safety policies. Conducted his own campaigns for Glendale City Council...
  • Meet the council candidates

    As six candidates vie for two spots on the Glendale City Council, the April 5 election campaign trail has been relatively quiet. Now, with the slate of public election forums starting to take over the calendar in the coming weeks, the candidates will...