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  • Seeking clarification of the word 'public'

    Regarding the Burbank Leader's push to obtain merit-based bonus information per each city employee, let's take a step back or away from those who would attack all things having to do with the "government," including each and every government worker, to...
  • The brains behind the bronze

    The brains behind the bronze
    It takes three days to create a 16-inch-tall work of art at American Fine Arts Foundry in Burbank that weighs as much as a bowling ball — albeit one that Hollywood stars would covet onstage. In anticipation of the 17th annual Screen Actors Guild...
  • School board candidate Ted Bunch

    Current school board member Ted Bunch has lived in Burbank for 24 years, and taught in Burbank Unified from 1962 to 1999. A military brat, Bunch attended Glendale Community College and San Fernando State College, eventually earning a general secondary...
  • USC Verdugo Hills Hospital nurses agree to new contract

    USC Verdugo Hills Hospital nurses agree to new contract
    An overwhelming majority of the 150 nurses at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital voted to approve a 14-month contract, a representative from the California Nurses Assn. said on Thursday, culminating a year of negotiations with hospital officials and...
  • Letter: Devine tried to raise the pension issue

    Police, fire and members of the Managers Union were present at the Feb. 10 City Council meeting. The last issue on the agenda was an “Informational Report Reviewing the City’s Public Pension System (P.P.S.),” a request from...
  • Verdugo Hills Hospital nurses bring their case to COO

    Verdugo Hills Hospital nurses bring their case to COO
    Disgruntled employees from USC-Verdugo Hills Hospital on Wednesday marched to the office of the hospital’s chief operating officer, Paul Czajka, where they delivered a community petition bearing as many as 1,300 signatures collected in Glendale,...
  • USC-Verdugo Hills workers join union

    Two hundred employees at USC-Verdugo Hills Hospital have voted to join a statewide union, SEIU-United Healthcare Workers West, it was announced Tuesday. The new union members include certified nursing assistants, licensed vocational nurses, patient...
  • Ron Kaye: Working for the union or fighting it

    Ron Kaye: Working for the union or fighting it
    In Glendale, utility workers found their paychecks a little smaller last week — the price of the inability of their union, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 18, to negotiate an initial contract two years after winning the...
  • Glendale Memorial nurses set to vote on new contract

    Glendale Memorial nurses set to vote on new contract
    Registered nurses at Glendale Memorial Hospital are set to vote on a deal for their own healthcare as part of a tentative four-year agreement with the hospital's parent company, Dignity Health. The deal covers 12,000 registered nurses at 28 hospitals in...
  • Settlement cheaper than firing, La Cañada school district officials say

    The process for firing problem teachers at La Cañada public schools is so burdensome that officials have decided it's easier — and cheaper — to pay at least some of them to leave. Since 2011, school officials have paid $311,000 to two...
  • Editing team of 'Last Comic Standing' on strike receives union support

    Editing team of 'Last Comic Standing' on strike receives union support
    Union members turned out to support the editing team behind the NBC reality show “Last Comic Standing” on Tuesday and picketed outside the Hollywood Production Center in Glendale for the workers’ right to unionize. Fifteen editors and...
  • Mayor: Challenges to Glendale city funding "deadly"

    From the booming downtown development scene to new retailers at the Americana at Brand and Glendale Galleria, there are plenty of positives to highlight in Glendale, but there are also looming problems that could take the wind out of the city’s...