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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Local unemployment continues to rise

    For the second straight month, unemployment rates in Burbank and Glendale have increased in lockstep, according to the latest jobs statistics released Friday. Burbank’s rate climbed from 9.7% in May to 10.1% last month, according to the...
  • Organizations: A Noise Within has new board members

    A Noise Within has expanded its board of directors with the recent appointment of three new members, it was announced by Board President Terry Kay. They are Pasadena residents and community leaders Sheila Lamson, Lyn Spector and Sarah Mitchell. A former...
  • Glendale-based DreamWorks named one of best companies to work for

    Glendale-based DreamWorks named one of best companies to work for
    Fortune has come out with its list of the "100 Best Companies to Work For," and California-based firms claim six out of the top 20 spots, including No. 1, Google. Notably, one of the reasons Google made it into the top spot was because "everything was up...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • In Theory: When religion comes into conflict with work

    British department store Marks & Spencer has apologized after a Muslim sales assistant refused to sell a customer a bottle of alcohol. The customer, who hasn't been named, said, “I had one bottle of champagne, and the lady, who was wearing a...