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  • Some jobs thrive in recession

    Some jobs thrive in recession
    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,...
  • Unemployment rates improve across tri-city region

    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%...
  • 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....
  • Glendale employee unions agree to waive salary bumps

    As Glendale plans to cut its workforce by more than 100 employees, three city unions have agreed to no salary or cost-of living increases this fiscal year, officials reported. For several years, the unions have agreed to these provisions as the city...
  • Glendale Unified shuffles its people

    The reshuffling of the Glendale Unified administrative ranks continued this week as officials confirmed personnel changes at district headquarters and several school sites. Among the most notable was the appointment of Mary Mason, principal at Keppel...
  • Verdugo Jobs Center using grant to help find jobs for people with disabilities

    Verdugo Jobs Center using grant to help find jobs for people with disabilities
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Trial date set for former GCC teacher

    A former Glendale Community College professor's civil lawsuit alleging his professionalism was tainted by a prejudiced hiring committee is scheduled for a March trial date, officials said. Leon Waszak said his roughly 15 years teaching history at...
  • Tropico Perspective

    Tropico Perspective
    With so much of the conversation in this election focused on what will make small businesses happy and motivated, I thought it might be valuable to get an entrepreneurial perspective. Not from a chamber of commerce lobbyist, talking head or rich chief...
  • Gatto and Ramani go into detail

    MIKE GATTO: 1) California faces projected budget deficits of close to $20 billion annually for the next several years. What specific steps must the state take to achieve a balanced budget? To paraphrase Winston Churchill, the next few years are likely...