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  • Funds target youth jobs

    Local youth looking to enter the workforce could get a jump-start in energy industry jobs thanks to a job training program funded with $100,000 secured by Rep. Adam Schiff, officials announced last week. Stakeholders say the program was inspired by the...
  • Glendale City Council Meeting Wrap-Up

      Workforce funding The City Council on Tuesday approved an allocation of more than $1 million in federal funding to the Verdugo Workforce Investment Board to go to the Glendale Youth Alliance for youth employment programs. WHAT IT MEANS The...
  • Schiff aims to help small businesses

    With small business still the missing link in the slow-and-go economic recovery, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) is bringing together numerous government agencies and business groups for a daylong Small Business Assistance and Career Opportunity Fair on Aug....
  • City execs agree to concede

    CITY HALL — Glendale's management-level employees and department executives have agreed to pay a larger share of the city's rising health-care and retirement costs, which is expected to save City Hall about $750,000. The Glendale Management Assn.,...
  • Ambulance program set to grow

    Ambulance program set to grow
    GLENDALE — The city's ambulance program that was set up to handle less pressing emergency calls is in the process of expanding, officials said, with plans in place to hire up to 10 part-time operators. The Glendale Fire Department's Basic Life...
  • Local jobless figures rise

    Local jobless figures rise
    Burbank and Glendale bucked the trend of good employment news in January, losing ground even as state and national jobless figures improved. The unemployment rate in Burbank grew to 10.7% in January, compared to 10.3% in December, according to the...
  • Education Matters: Technology, and our saving grace

    Editor's Note: Numerous instances of plagiarism have been discovered in Dan Kimber’s “Education Matters” column, which ran in the News- Press from September 2003 to September 2011. In those columns where plagiarism has been found, a...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Entertainment industry boosts job rate

    Entertainment industry boosts job rate
    While local unemployment rates inched up in 2010, a modest turnaround in December may signal further improvement in 2011. The strengthening motion-picture industry and the area's indifference to the struggling construction sector have kept Glendale...
  • Glendale braces for pension bill to balloon

    CITY HALL — Already grappling with an annual employee pension tab of more than $20 million, Glendale officials have been bracing for the bill to balloon. But a recent state forecast is even pricier than feared, officials said. Over the next...
  • Nearly 30% of city employees make at least $100K

    As officials continue to press for millions in concessions from the city’s employee unions, records show nearly 30% of Glendale’s municipal workforce earned $100,000 or more last year — a burden shared by cities statewide that experts...