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  • Actors unions move closer to reaching merger agreement

    Actors unions move closer to reaching merger agreement
    Hollywood's actors unions are on track to complete a merger agreement by the end of next month, Screen Actors Guild President Ken Howard said. Emerging from a two-day meeting with representatives of SAG and its smaller sister union, American...
  • Glendale woman among critically injured in Edison shooting

    Glendale woman among critically injured in Edison shooting
    Authorities on Saturday identified two men killed in a workplace shooting at a Southern California Edison office in Irwindale, as well as the gunman, who investigators said was a co-worker. Robert Scott Lindsay, 53, of Chino Hills and Henry Serrano, 56,...
  • Dukakis to aid Brad Sherman congressional campaign

    Dukakis to aid Brad Sherman congressional campaign
    Michael Dukakis, the former Massachusetts governor who was the 1988  Democratic nominee for president, is lending a hand to Rep. Brad Sherman, who is locked in a fierce battle for the same newly drawn San Fernando Valley congressional district seat as...
  • Glendale-based Nestle laying off 103 Hot Pockets factory workers

    Hot Pockets aren't quite as hot as they used to be. In the wake of static sales and increased costs, food giant Nestle is laying off 103 employees — about a sixth of the workers at its plant in Chatsworth that make the microwaveable snacks. The...
  • Portantino seeks to expand safeguards for whistleblowers

    Portantino seeks to expand safeguards for whistleblowers
    Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) has authored a bill that would expand protections from workplace retaliation to legislative workers who blow the whistle on government fraud and abuse. Legislative staffers were exempted from...
  • Ron Kaye: Making an effort to connect

    Nobody was ever delusional enough to think Arnold Schwarzenegger was some kind of saint, but the disclosure of his love child with his housekeeper and how she remained part of the family household for a decade shatters what little was left of his public...
  • Editorial: A win for the public's right to know

    The decision by a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge on Friday to side with the Burbank Leader in its lawsuit to force Burbank officials to divulge per-employee bonus payouts should serve as notice to local governments: The public has a right to know...
  • Judge sides with the Leader

    A Los Angeles Superior Court judge on Friday ordered the city of Burbank to release bonus amounts paid to individual employees, saying legal precedent clearly showed that the taxpaying public’s right to know the information exceeded any workplace...
  • City, police union butt heads

    City executives have rejected a grievance filed by the city’s police union that claims the reorganization of the Burbank Police Department has dramatically reduced staffing levels, affected officer response times and distressed the workforce. They...
  • City won't appeal bonus decision

    The Burbank City Council on Tuesday voted not to appeal a Los Angeles County Superior Court decision ordering the release of individual bonus amounts for city employees. The Burbank Leader filed a lawsuit to obtain the information after the city...
  • Ron Kaye: Taking on the narrow view of business and labor

    Business and labor, so often posturing as antagonists in a life and death struggle for power, have come solidly together in their nostalgia for the good old days when politicians were bought once and stayed bought. Ah, the good old days before term...
  • L.A. Zoo one step closer to being privatized

    L.A. Zoo one step closer to being privatized
    A proposal to potentially turn over management of the Los Angeles Zoo to a private operator was approved by a Los Angeles City Council committee Thursday.  If the plan gets the OK of the full council next month, the city could begin soliciting proposals...