| Oct 20, 2011
| 5:03 PM
A job fair hosted Thursday by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) had twice the number of vendors than the same event last year, as out-of-work residents and thinly stretched business owners tried to get as many leads as possible.
About 70 companies,...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 7:59 AM
California's unemployment rate dipped below 12% in September, and nearly 12,000 new jobs were created.
The jobless rate fell to 11.9%, from 12.1% in August, and was the best performance since June.
"I'd say it's a good gain in jobs, better than what...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 9:15 AM
The employment picture improved in the tri-cities area in September, according to California Employment Development Department figures released Friday.
The unemployment rate in Burbank is 10%, down from 10.3% in August. In Glendale the rate fell from...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 12:25 PM
Local unemployment rates uniformly dropped in August, even as the number of jobless claims rose statewide, according to state data released today.
In Burbank, the jobless rate dropped from 10.8% in July, to 10.3% in August, according to the state...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 7:00 PM
Danny Baca has applied to dozens of jobs and always hears the same line: “We’ll get back to you.”
But they don’t.
The Glendale resident is one of several local veterans who are struggling to find employment.
The jobless rate in...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 10:32 AM
Local unemployment figures in October dipped across the tri-city region based on job gains in several industries, including hospitality and business services.
The jobless rate in Burbank, Glendale and Pasadena dropped 0.3%, according to data released...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 2:05 PM
A 36-year-old Glendale man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges that he filed bogus tax returns and defrauded his employer of $159,000, authorities announced Wednesday.
Jose Antonio Sanchez was indicted on 16 counts of mail fraud and filing four fake...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 9:54 AM
Unemployment rates decreased across the tri-city area last month -- some by as much as 0.6%, state officials reported Friday.
Burbank, Glendale and Pasadena all saw their jobless rates decline by 0.6% in August, coming in at 9.1%, 9.8% and 8.5%,...
| 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%...
| 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%...