| Jan 9, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Glendale officials are crossing their fingers as they await word on a federal application for $2.6 million to fund homeless services programs.
Competition is tough as homeless service providers nationwide are demanding $1.7 billion from the U.S....
| Jan 15, 2013
| 10:05 PM
Re: “Program offered for English learners” (Mailbag, Jan. 5): According to two Harvard University Reports, the conclusions of which I found in a Verdugo Labor Market Report flier among the nicely stacked group I first found on the Glendale...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 10:26 AM
The unemployment rate for the greater Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena region dropped in November alongside the state figure, according to the data released Friday.
The jobless rates for the three largest cities — Glendale, Pasadena and Burbank —...
| May 11, 2013
| 7:41 AM
As Glendale struggles to get a handle on its growing pension obligations, records show that about 11% of the nearly 1,350 city retirees draw annual pensions of more than $100,000 a year — and some of them far more than that.
At the top of the list...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 9:59 AM
Unemployment rates declined across the tri-city area in March, fueled by continued strengthening in the motion picture industry and sound recording industries.
Job gains were also recorded in financial services, information technology and leisure/...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 1:40 PM
Since the current recession took hold, more people have been applying for city jobs. And despite a hiring freeze at City Hall, some departments still have managed to bring on new personnel, according to a recent report.
In the past two fiscal years,...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 6:00 AM
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,...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 11:08 AM
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%...
| May 4, 2012
| 11:17 AM
Maria Gandera, executive director of human resources for Glendale Unified, as been promoted to assistant superintendent of human resources, officials announced Thursday. She will replace David Samuelson, who retires at the end of the school year....
| May 18, 2012
| 2:32 PM
The employment picture improved in the tri-city area in April as every community saw its unemployment numbers drop, according to the latest state figures.
Glendale and Pasadena reported the biggest jobless rate decreases, both coming in with 0.7%...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 5:24 PM
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....
| Jul 5, 2012
| 1:03 PM
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...