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  • 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...
  • Temporary jobs on route for the holidays

    Struggling families might soon find a great gift in the area's large department stores and malls: A part-time job to help get through the holidays. Local retailers are hiring hundreds of temporary cashiers, inventory workers and others in preparation for...
  • Recruits set to replace retiring firefighters

    GLENDALE — A wave of retirements at the Fire Department has started, but officials say they have already hired three firefighter recruits to backfill the upcoming vacancies. The Fire Department staffed up in advance of the retirements and budgeted...
  • 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...
  • Tropico Perspective

    Tropico Perspective
    With so much of the conversation in this election focused on what will make small businesses happy and motivated, I thought it might be valuable to get an entrepreneurial perspective. Not from a chamber of commerce lobbyist, talking head or rich chief...
  • Gatto and Ramani go into detail

    MIKE GATTO: 1) California faces projected budget deficits of close to $20 billion annually for the next several years. What specific steps must the state take to achieve a balanced budget? To paraphrase Winston Churchill, the next few years are likely...
  • Entertainment industry boosts job rate

    Entertainment industry boosts job rate
    While local unemployment rates inched up in 2010, a modest turnaround in December may signal further improvement in 2011. The strengthening motion-picture industry and the area's indifference to the struggling construction sector have kept Glendale...
  • Glendale braces for pension bill to balloon

    CITY HALL — Already grappling with an annual employee pension tab of more than $20 million, Glendale officials have been bracing for the bill to balloon. But a recent state forecast is even pricier than feared, officials said. Over the next...
  • Glendale Unified promotes from within to fill vacancy

    Maria Gandera, executive director of human resources for Glendale Unified, as been promoted to assistant superintendent of human resources, officials announced Thursday. She will replace David Samuelson, who retires at the end of the school year....
  • Unemployment rates drop in tri-city area

    Unemployment rates drop in tri-city area
    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%...