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Poverty

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  • Start the Presses: Summing up the math of poverty

    Start the Presses: Summing up the math of poverty
    Uh-oh, Glendale and Burbank. Hear that? The city of Los Angeles is considering raising its minimum wage to $15 an hour. Are demands from the poorest among us to have our cities follow suit far behind?
  • Letter: Pursue both parents before raising wages

    Re: “Summing up the math of poverty,” Start the Presses column, May 16:┬áDan Evans’ example in his opinion piece demonstrates how raising the minimum wage overlooks a root cause of poverty: parents’ failure to support their...

    Talk centers on Burbank and Glendale's most vulnerable residents

    Affordable housing and job training for low-income residents were among the top issues identified during a panel discussion on Wednesday centered around poverty in Glendale and Burbank and led by local elected officials. Nearly two dozen leaders of...

    Angel of mercy for health care

    Angel of mercy for health care
    Commutes to Northern California three days a week may seem excessive to the average Glendale resident, but for Robert Issai it's a simple duty. Issai was elected to the Catholic Health Assn. of the U.S. Board of Trustees June 15. Although his work as...

    Letter: Suggestions for addressing poverty

    Re: “Panel addresses strategies on poverty,” Aug. 9. Here are some of the ideas I presented to the Glendale Housing Authority on July 29: 1. Create a business incubator for the unemployed and those on welfare with an annual 100 participant...