| 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....
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Glendale Adventist Medical Center laid off 21 employees Thursday in response to federal healthcare payment reform and other industry shifts, hospital officials said.
The cuts — which primarily affected non-clinical employees, including several...
| 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...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 9:46 AM
While the state unemployment rate nudged down in January, local unemployment rates rose slightly throughout the tri-city region with retail, professional services and education shedding the most jobs.
The unemployment rates in Burbank and Glendale...
| Mar 11, 2012
Teachers in Burbank and Glendale school districts will not face layoff notices this month, even as some of their colleagues in nearby La Caņada Flintridge and Pasadena learn they may not be retained for the 2012-13 school year.
State law mandates that...