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  • Verdugo Jobs Center grant to help disabled find jobs

    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...
  • Unemployment ticks up in tri-city region despite statewide trend

    Unemployment ticks up in tri-city region despite statewide trend
    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...
  • Yahoo to lay off 65 in Burbank

    Yahoo to lay off 65 in Burbank
    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...
  • Glendale Unified promotes from within to fill vacancy

    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....
  • Schiff to sponsor job fair

    Schiff to sponsor job fair
    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-...
  • Vendors roll out for job fair

    Vendors roll out for job fair
    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,...
  • California's unemployment rate dips

    California's unemployment rate dips
    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...
  • Employment picks up in region

    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...
  • Unemployment rates drop in tri-city area

    Unemployment rates drop in tri-city area
    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%...
  • Glendale City Hall sees demographic shift

    Glendale City Hall sees demographic shift
    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....
  • An unexpected battle

    An unexpected battle
    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...
  • Local unemployment figures dip

    Local unemployment figures dip
    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...