| 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%...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 9:38 AM
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%,...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 6:00 AM
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,...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 11:08 AM
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%...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 5:24 PM
While diversity at City Hall has increased over the past 10 years, the number of whites continues to dominate the top of the totem pole, according to a biennial report on city employee demographics.
But even at the top, it’s slowly shifting....
| Jul 5, 2012
| 1:03 PM
As Glendale plans to cut its workforce by more than 100 employees, three city unions have agreed to no salary or cost-of living increases this fiscal year, officials reported.
For several years, the unions have agreed to these provisions as the city...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 11:47 AM
The reshuffling of the Glendale Unified administrative ranks continued this week as officials confirmed personnel changes at district headquarters and several school sites.
Among the most notable was the appointment of Mary Mason, principal at Keppel...
| 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...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 6:29 PM
The Verdugo Jobs Center will use a federal grant of about $871,000 to help find jobs for people with disabilities.
More people with disabilities have expressed they want to find jobs during the ongoing recession, officials say, but some have...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 9:46 AM
While the state unemployment rate nudged down in January, local unemployment rates rose slightly throughout the tri-city region with retail, professional services and education shedding the most jobs.
The unemployment rates in Burbank and Glendale...