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  • 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...
  • Job fair for veterans canceled

    Job fair for veterans canceled
    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...
  • Unemployment drops slightly in Burbank, Glendale

    Unemployment drops slightly in Burbank, Glendale
    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....
  • 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-based DreamWorks named one of best companies to work for

    Glendale-based DreamWorks named one of best companies to work for
    Fortune has come out with its list of the "100 Best Companies to Work For," and California-based firms claim six out of the top 20 spots, including No. 1, Google. Notably, one of the reasons Google made it into the top spot was because "everything was up...
  • Struggling to find jobs, thousands apply for city positions

    Struggling to find jobs, thousands apply for city positions
    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,...
  • Nearly 30% of city employees make at least $100K

    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...
  • Workforce board won't get stimulus money

    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...
  • Local unemployment continues to rise

    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...
  • Organizations: A Noise Within has new board members

    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. A former...
  • Ron Kaye: Time to hold them responsible

    The trial of six Italian seismologists and a government official for manslaughter due to their failure to provide warnings of a devastating earthquake after a series of smaller ones has sent a tremor throughout the world’s scientific and political...