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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...
  • Local unemployment rates fall even as statewide picture worsens

    Local unemployment rates fall even as statewide picture worsens
    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...
  • Ron Kaye: Time to hold them responsible

    The trial of six Italian seismologists and a government official for manslaughter due to their failure to provide warnings of a devastating earthquake after a series of smaller ones has sent a tremor throughout the world’s scientific and political...
  • Glendale police shed pounds under fitness program

    Glendale police shed pounds under fitness program
    Glendale police employees have cut their collective body fat by 5% over the last five years under a program aimed at decreasing health care and injury costs. Cholesterol levels also dropped from an average 207 in 2005 to 189 last year, when 259 employees...
  • Job fair for veterans canceled

    Job fair for veterans canceled
    A job fair for military veterans planned for Friday at the Glendale National Guard Armory has been canceled due to what officials said was a lack of uniformed personnel to handle the event. The fair, organized by the California Economic Development...
  • 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 drops slightly in Burbank, Glendale

    Unemployment drops slightly in Burbank, Glendale
    The job market improved slightly in Burbank and Glendale in April, outpacing even more modest gains in the region and state. Unemployment in Burbank fell from 9.9% in March to 9.6% in April, according to the California Employment Development Department....
  • 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...