| Apr 7, 2011
| 2:16 PM
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...
| May 19, 2011
| 2:13 PM
A job fair for military veterans planned for Friday at the Glendale National Guard Armory has been canceled due to what officials said was a lack of uniformed personnel to handle the event.
The fair, organized by the California Economic Development...
| May 20, 2011
| 5:07 PM
The job market improved slightly in Burbank and Glendale in April, outpacing even more modest gains in the region and state.
Unemployment in Burbank fell from 9.9% in March to 9.6% in April, according to the California Employment Development Department....
| Dec 16, 2011
| 1:40 PM
Since the current recession took hold, more people have been applying for city jobs. And despite a hiring freeze at City Hall, some departments still have managed to bring on new personnel, according to a recent report.
In the past two fiscal years,...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 4:30 PM
As officials continue to press for millions in concessions from the city’s employee unions, records show nearly 30% of Glendale’s municipal workforce earned $100,000 or more last year — a burden shared by cities statewide that experts...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Friday marked the end of a well-funded era for the Verdugo Workforce Investment Board, as federal stimulus dollars officially dried up after two years.
The agency is now seeing its own budget and staff reductions, even as its mission is to train...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 4:45 PM
For the second straight month, unemployment rates in Burbank and Glendale have increased in lockstep, according to the latest jobs statistics released Friday.
Burbank’s rate climbed from 9.7% in May to 10.1% last month, according to the...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 5:07 PM
A Noise Within has expanded its board of directors with the recent appointment of three new members, it was announced by Board President Terry Kay.
They are Pasadena residents and community leaders Sheila Lamson, Lyn Spector and Sarah Mitchell.
| 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%,...
| 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%...
| 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....
| 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,...