| Jan 26, 2011
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...
| Jan 29, 2011
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...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 1:23 PM
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...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 5:34 PM
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...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 4:10 PM
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...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 6:05 PM
A Glendale resident and a city union filed a lawsuit last week in Los Angeles Superior Court asking a judge to stop Glendale officials from transferring tens of millions of dollars from its utility fund to pay for police, parks and other general services....
| Feb 26, 2014
| 3:38 PM
Ten Years Ago
Grocery workers at the La Cañada Vons and Ralphs markets returned to work after joining the majority of their union members in approving a three-year contract that ended the nation's longest grocery strike. Vons, Ralphs and Albertsons...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 12:40 PM
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...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 9:56 AM
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...
| May 4, 2013
| 12:07 PM
The sparse front page of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 18 website expresses exactly the message Brian D'Arcy wants his members to get: Rotating photos of protesting workers waving "A DEAL IS A DEAL" signs.
It also features...
| May 6, 2013
| 9:13 AM
After more than two years of contract talks, the Glendale City Council on Tuesday may impose a labor agreement on the union representing Glendale Water & Power employees.
On the council’s agenda is an item to “unilaterally implement”...
| May 7, 2013
| 8:52 PM
More than 200 Glendale Water & Power employees and their union comrades packed City Hall Tuesday night to protest a contract that cuts their pay by 1.75%.
Despite the showing, the City Council — unable to reach a deal with the International...