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  • Taken for Granted: Dressing for success

    As the school year ends, many teenagers seeking summer employment will face a brutally tough job market. What follows is addressed to young male job seekers and may seem a bit harsh, but will hopefully prove helpful to some. Let's start with the basics:...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Funds target youth jobs

    Local youth looking to enter the workforce could get a jump-start in energy industry jobs thanks to a job training program funded with $100,000 secured by Rep. Adam Schiff, officials announced last week. Stakeholders say the program was inspired by the...
  • Glendale City Council Meeting Wrap-Up

      Workforce funding The City Council on Tuesday approved an allocation of more than $1 million in federal funding to the Verdugo Workforce Investment Board to go to the Glendale Youth Alliance for youth employment programs. WHAT IT MEANS The...
  • Schiff aims to help small businesses

    With small business still the missing link in the slow-and-go economic recovery, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) is bringing together numerous government agencies and business groups for a daylong Small Business Assistance and Career Opportunity Fair on Aug....
  • City execs agree to concede

    CITY HALL — Glendale's management-level employees and department executives have agreed to pay a larger share of the city's rising health-care and retirement costs, which is expected to save City Hall about $750,000. The Glendale Management Assn.,...
  • Ambulance program set to grow

    Ambulance program set to grow
    GLENDALE — The city's ambulance program that was set up to handle less pressing emergency calls is in the process of expanding, officials said, with plans in place to hire up to 10 part-time operators. The Glendale Fire Department's Basic Life...
  • 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...
  • Gatto introduces bill to ease pension burden following Bell scandal

    Glendale and other cities bearing some of the pension burden for the city of Bell's excessive salaries could get relief from legislation introduced in Sacramento late Tuesday. The bill, introduced by Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake), would force...