| 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...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 9:59 AM
Unemployment rates declined across the tri-city area in March, fueled by continued strengthening in the motion picture industry and sound recording industries.
Job gains were also recorded in financial services, information technology and leisure/...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 11:48 AM
The unemployment rates throughout the tri-city area declined in February in tandem with California, driven down by gains in the motion picture/sound recording industry, professional services and educational/health services.
Burbank came out on top with a...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 2:53 PM
The seven candidates running for three open seats on the Glendale Univied school board explain why they should be elected.
I am the best candidate for the Glendale School Board because of my experience as a PTA president, Glendale teacher,...
| 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...