| 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...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 4:18 PM
Of the 2,000 jobs slated to be cut by Yahoo, 65 will be at the company's Empire Avenue offices in Burbank, according to filings with the California Employment Development Department.
There were also layoffs at Disney Consumer Products Inc. in Glendale...
| May 4, 2012
| 11:17 AM
Maria Gandera, executive director of human resources for Glendale Unified, as been promoted to assistant superintendent of human resources, officials announced Thursday. She will replace David Samuelson, who retires at the end of the school year....
| Oct 18, 2011
| 4:52 PM
Unemployed workers and small-business owners struggling to stay afloat will get an opportunity to learn about government and community resources available to them at a small-business and career fair Thursday.
The event, sponsored by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-...
| 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...
| 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....
| 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...