| Aug 6, 2012
| 3:04 PM
After months of negotiations over the fate of five unpaid teacher furlough days, union leaders have agreed to push them off for one school year.
Glendale Unified officials had proposed scheduling the furlough days into the school year by tagging them...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 9:35 AM
Unemployment rates rose throughout the tri-city region in July, with some communities reporting up to a 0.7% jump, according to the latest labor statistics released by the state Friday.
Glendale and Burbank both saw 0.7% hikes in their jobless numbers,...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 10:32 AM
Bargaining teams for Glendale Unified School District and its teachers union are expected to finalize a deal this week that would defer five unpaid furlough days scheduled for 2012-13.
District officials said they expect to put the agreement in...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 3:39 PM
Five unpaid furlough days remain on the books for the 2012-13 school year at Glendale Unified after a proposed deal to defer them last week fell through.
During negotiations Thursday, Glendale Teachers Assn. leaders agreed to defer the furlough days...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 1:34 PM
A number of budget unknowns this year means that even with the new fiscal year just around the corner, Glendale officials will be left in a state of flux.
At a City Council hearing Tuesday on Glendale's draft $165-million budget, officials said they were...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 10:39 AM
Burbank and Glendale saw slight upticks in their unemployment rates in May, even as the jobless rate dropped overall for California.
Glendale and Burbank both saw their unemployment numbers edge up by 0.1%, coming in at 9.7% and 9.0%, respectively....
| Sep 10, 2012
| 3:29 PM
Despite initially issuing dozens of layoff notices, only five Glendale employees have been let go as part of the city’s efforts to close a $15.4-million budget gap.
In addition to the lay-offs, 122 employees opted into early retirement, said city...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 5:39 PM
Glendale officials are preparing to recruit volunteers, replacing the city's naturalists who were laid off last year.
The city has more than 5,000 acres of parks, but no one is patrolling the land to report damage and unsafe conditions or educate the...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 6:13 PM
About 115 Glendale city employees have applied to invoke an early retirement option aimed at saving City Hall millions of dollars this fiscal year.
When the City Council closed a $15.4-million budget shortfall at the end of June, more than half of the...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 9:54 AM
Unemployment rates decreased across the tri-city area last month -- some by as much as 0.6%, state officials reported Friday.
Burbank, Glendale and Pasadena all saw their jobless rates decline by 0.6% in August, coming in at 9.1%, 9.8% and 8.5%,...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 4:29 PM
Undeterred by the lack of support from the teachers union, Glendale Unified officials on Thursday said they’re submitting a 503-page application for what could be $40 million in federal Race to the Top grant money.
The decision to overnight the...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 12:55 PM
When Proposition 30 passed this week with 54% of the vote, it came with the promise of no mid-year cuts to schools. But the success of the tax measure underscores the remaining burden on local school officials who still wrestle with the consequences of...