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  • Chahe Keuroghelian

    Age: 53 Occupation: Small-business owner Political experience: Involved in the campaign of Gov. George Deukmejian. Involved in more than a dozen organizations that promote social and safety policies. Conducted his own campaigns for Glendale City Council...
  • Meet the council candidates

    As six candidates vie for two spots on the Glendale City Council, the April 5 election campaign trail has been relatively quiet. Now, with the slate of public election forums starting to take over the calendar in the coming weeks, the candidates will...
  • 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...
  • Temporary jobs on route for the holidays

    Struggling families might soon find a great gift in the area's large department stores and malls: A part-time job to help get through the holidays. Local retailers are hiring hundreds of temporary cashiers, inventory workers and others in preparation for...
  • Recruits set to replace retiring firefighters

    GLENDALE — A wave of retirements at the Fire Department has started, but officials say they have already hired three firefighter recruits to backfill the upcoming vacancies. The Fire Department staffed up in advance of the retirements and budgeted...
  • Pensions: City can't keep up with cost

    Pensions: City can't keep up with cost
    Glendale’s contribution to employee pension plans in 2001: zero. The city’s check in 2009: $22.6 million. The growing burden of the California Public Employees Retirement System on Glendale’s bottom line in the last decade has been...
  • More area jobs available

    Unemployment rates fell in Glendale and Burbank as California employers added jobs for the fourth straight month, according to a report released Friday by the Economic Development Department. The jobless rate in Glendale fell from 10.7% in March to 10.4%...
  • City seeks new job center

    CITY HALL — City Council members this week criticized the building that houses the Verdugo Jobs Center as a wasteful use of federal funding, pushing officials to find a cheaper alternative within two years, when the lease is up. The city leases...
  • Taken for Granted: Dressing for success

    As the school year ends, many teenagers seeking summer employment will face a brutally tough job market. What follows is addressed to young male job seekers and may seem a bit harsh, but will hopefully prove helpful to some. Let's start with the basics:...