| 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%...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 6:57 PM
With its teachers union continuing to withhold support, Glendale Unified faces the worst-case scenario of having to overnight its 70-page application for federal Race to the Top funds on Monday.
The grant application for the highly competitive pot of...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 2:34 PM
In a move designed to save Burbank Unified about $1.8 million, teachers union leaders have agreed to a new contract that maintains class sizes, but that also includes six unpaid furlough days, officials said.
The deal, which extends through June 30,...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 1:28 PM
In the “Choose Your Own Adventure” book series, readers were the protagonists who, as they moved from chapter to chapter, were forced to make choices that eventually led to one of dozens of possible outcomes.
So two people reading the same...
| 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....
| Feb 10, 2012
| 1:30 PM
The Glendale Unified school board this week ratified an agreement with its teachers union that does away with three furlough days scheduled for the current school year.
The 5-0 vote, which came during the school board meeting Tuesday, finalized a deal...
| 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...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 8:54 AM
Proposed cuts to NASA’s budget would drastically scale back the agency’s efforts to explore Mars and likely lead to hundreds of lay-offs at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Caņada Flintridge, officials say.
Included in the more than $17....