| Dec 6, 2012
| 6:04 AM
Roughly 280 Bank of America employees in Glendale will either be transferred or laid off in the wake of the company's decision to close its corporate offices on North Brand Boulevard by the end of the year.
The 281 employees who work at 611 N. Brand...
| 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...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 5:13 PM
Veterans Day is upon us, that time of year in which we all pause to remember the sacrifices of our armed forces. But this reflection should take place every day, not just Nov. 11.
Amid the parades, speeches and ceremonies is a poorly kept — and...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 10:50 AM
The communities in the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena area saw slight upticks in their unemployment figures, according to the latest state data released Friday.
Burbank and Pasadena both saw a 0.2% increase, putting their jobless rates at 8.4% and 7.9%,...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 4:59 PM
The shelves at the Wonder Hostess Bakery Thrift Shop in Glendale Friday were sparse as customers made runs on Twinkies, Ho Hos and Ding Dongs after the iconic snack food company asked a judge for permission to go out of business and lay off 18,500 workers...
| 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.
| Mar 25, 2011
| 5:53 PM
Employers in Los Angeles County posted more than 2,300 ads for registered nurses in February, according to the state Employment Development Department.
Providence Health & Services, operator of Burbank’s Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center and...
| 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%....
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 25, 2011
While local unemployment rates inched up in 2010, a modest turnaround in December may signal further improvement in 2011.
The strengthening motion-picture industry and the area's indifference to the struggling construction sector have kept Glendale...
| Sep 2, 2010
| 5:12 PM
GLENDALE — State legislators this week approved a bill to release millions in one-time federal stimulus funds to Glendale and Burbank school districts, but local officials said nothing would change until the money was in the bank.
But school board...