| 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...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 5:26 AM
After spending nearly two months to review the city’s finances, the City Council unanimously approved a $170.7-million General Fund budget for next fiscal year, which begins July 1, on Tuesday night.
But even as the city prepares to move forward...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 10:05 PM
Re: “Program offered for English learners” (Mailbag, Jan. 5): According to two Harvard University Reports, the conclusions of which I found in a Verdugo Labor Market Report flier among the nicely stacked group I first found on the Glendale...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 7:26 AM
Hollywood studios aren't known as easy places to work. But DreamWorks Animation once again has made Fortune magazine's list of the 100 best employers. The Glendale studio behind the "Shrek," "Kung Fu Panda" and "Madagascar" movies ranked 12th in the...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 10:32 AM
The unemployment rate for the greater Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena region rose across the board in December, despite staying stable statewide, according to data released Friday.
The jobless rates for the three major cities in the area – Glendale,...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 4:31 PM
More than 270 Glendale business owners and representatives who were wondering when the economy will pick up again came out on Thursday to hear a local economist forecast cautious optimism for the new year.
Robert Kleinhenz, chief economist with the Los...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 7:39 AM
The Hollywood jobs picture continued to improve last year.
Employment in Los Angeles' entertainment industry climbed nearly 4% in 2012, reflecting an upswing in feature film production in the fourth quarter and a surge in commercial shoots, which climbed...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 9:59 AM
Unemployment rates declined across the tri-city area in March, fueled by continued strengthening in the motion picture industry and sound recording industries.
Job gains were also recorded in financial services, information technology and leisure/...
| May 11, 2013
| 7:41 AM
As Glendale struggles to get a handle on its growing pension obligations, records show that about 11% of the nearly 1,350 city retirees draw annual pensions of more than $100,000 a year — and some of them far more than that.
At the top of the list...
| May 17, 2013
| 10:10 AM
Unemployment rates continued to drop in the tri-city area last month, boosted by job gains in trade, transportation and utilities, as well as leisure/hospitality and residential construction.
However, after seeing some strengthening the past few months,...