| Jan 10, 2013
| 1:27 PM
A Los Angeles County proposal to for the first time assess school districts alongside other property owners for an environmental clean up program has local education officials bristling.
County public works officials in recent weeks have been pushing...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 10:32 AM
The unemployment rate for the greater Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena region rose across the board in December, despite staying stable statewide, according to data released Friday.
The jobless rates for the three major cities in the area – Glendale,...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 5:09 PM
Glendale Unified has tentatively abandoned its plan to lay off up to 125 employees — including teachers, nurses and counselors — after a round of negotiations Friday with its teachers union, which must still sign off on the deal.
| Jan 21, 2013
| 12:57 PM
Layoffs are looming at Glendale Memorial Hospital as officials at the 334-bed facility have decided to lay off an undetermined number of employees, according to a statement released by the hospital on Monday.
Hospital spokeswoman Angela Giacobbe said ...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Glendale Memorial Hospital this week announced plans to undergo a round of staff reductions, roughly two months after the city’s other major hospital, Glendale Adventist Medical Center, laid off 21 workers in response to federal healthcare payment...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 8:04 AM
Nurses, technicians and other employees gathered outside Glendale Memorial Hospital Thursday morning to protest planned layoffs.
The hospital last week announced plans to layoff an undetermined number of employees, citing an increase in the number of...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 4:57 PM
More than 100 nurses and support staff picketed outside Glendale Memorial Hospital on Thursday to oppose planned layoffs that they argued would negatively impact patient care at the 334-bed facility.
The planned layoffs were announced last week, but...
| Oct 15, 2010
The sky has stopped falling, at least momentarily.
After withstanding millions in reduced funding from Sacramento the last two years, Glendale and Burbank school districts got a boost in the 2010-11 state budget Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed into...
| Nov 13, 2010
Anniversaries should be celebrated with champagne toasts and shovels of caviar. The one-year mark of getting laid off, however, is a different milestone. Tequila and fish sticks, anyone?
In October 2009, the unemployment rate in California was 12.1%....
| Jun 26, 2010
Glendale took it on the chin this week when governing bodies, combating these hard economic times, approved pared-down budgets that include layoffs and concessions.
Glendale Unified had to lay off 66 teachers as part of its new budget.
| Jul 6, 2010
Job seekers continue streaming into Glendale's Verdugo Jobs Center amid the shaky economic recovery.
Officials say between 9,000 and 10,000 people each month visit the center to get training or find leads on possible jobs — a telling symptom of...
| Dec 4, 2010
It's easy to feel alone when the world sets you back. A few weeks ago, I wrote about reaching the one-year mark of being unemployed and asked to hear your stories. I wouldn't exactly call my situation misery, but I do love company. And it was heartening...