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  • Economist predicts business turnaround locally this year

    Economist predicts business turnaround locally this year
    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...
  • Education system needs new priority

    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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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/...
  • Despite state trend, local unemployment rates worsen slightly

    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%,...
  • Some jobs thrive in recession

    Some jobs thrive in recession
    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,...
  • Unemployment rates improve across tri-city region

    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%...
  • Unemployment rates rise slightly across tri-city region

    Unemployment rates rise slightly across tri-city region
    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%,...
  • Entertainment industry jobs grow 3.7%

    Entertainment industry jobs grow 3.7%
    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...
  • Unemployment rate falls across tri-city region

    Unemployment rate falls across tri-city region
    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%,...
  • Census data shows a struggling Glendale

    Census data shows a struggling Glendale
    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...