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NEWS
January 31, 2004
Ryan Carter Two unions that represent school employees are considering whether to withdraw their support of state Sen. Jack Scott (D-Burbank), who is campaigning for reelection in November. The unions are Service Employees International Union, which represents 1.6 million members, and the California School Employees Assn., with 230,000 school service workers as members. Union officials declined to give details Thursday but confirmed that they have concerns about Scott and that pulling support is an option.
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NEWS
January 28, 2004
Ryan Carter Each day, image consultant Mona Lyden Moore packs a carrying case with multicolored swatches of material and cosmetics, and carries along a collection of charts on body sizes and types that help her and her clients figure out how to create style. She always comes back to the major point of her Burbank- based image consulting business, Personal Style, which is that good style and etiquette can be the difference between success and failure in the workplace for everyone from students to chief financial officers.
NEWS
January 21, 2004
Ryan Carter The search for a new Burbank Chamber of Commerce executive director is expected to start this week with advertisements for the job being posted. The chamber's four-member search committee is planning to send out ads to such sources as the California and Los Angeles chambers of commerce and job boards. "There needs to be a director that obviously can pull together the wishes of the executive board and the board at large, communicate to members and with the city, plan events and organize fundraisers," said Charles "Bud" Alleman, the chamber's past president and member of the search committee.
NEWS
January 21, 2004
Airport to install charging units AIRPORT DISTRICT -- The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority on Tuesday reached an agreement with Southwest Airlines to install electric charging units at all Bob Hope Airport aircraft gates by the end of the summer, according to a press release. The authority will pay $500,000 to install the charging units, giving Southwest incentive to switch to electric-powered ground equipment, Airport Authority President Charles Lombardo stated in the release.
NEWS
January 10, 2004
Ryan Carter While local legislators agree that Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's proposed budget is a good starting point for discussion, they say his plan to cut city revenues could be a stumbling block. The $99.1- billion proposal unveiled Friday includes more than $4 billion in cuts from state services and takes money from health and welfare. It also proposes shifting more than $1 billion in property- tax revenue from cities and counties toward funding schools.
NEWS
January 7, 2004
Ryan Carter Workers' compensation and the high costs of contributing to employee health care were at the top of the list of local business owner concerns in 2003. But business was a hot topic on other fronts. Last year was the one in which a chamber of commerce executive called it quits and the downtown area got a revamped theater and a new, hip clothing store. Development continued and a couple of nonprofit organizations had problems -- and alleged problems.
NEWS
January 7, 2004
Ryan Carter Business leaders and those who observe the health of local businesses see 2004 as a year of growth, spurred by a reviving economy, cohesive merchant organizations and possible workers' compensation reform. Local business goals revolve around these issues. At the top of the lists for many are workers' compensation costs. Ernest Burger, a board member on the Glendale Chamber of Commerce and chairman of its governmental review committee, said solving the high cost of workers' compensation is a key to promoting business not only in Burbank but also throughout the state.
NEWS
January 3, 2004
Ryan Carter It was a busy and tumultuous year for local legislators. When they weren't grappling with each other over the state's massive budget deficit, they were immersed in recall politics. But when it was all said and done, local Assembly members and state senators were able to squeeze through some legislation that then-Gov. Gray Davis ultimately signed. For some, successful legislation had been long fought for. Assemblyman Dario Frommer (D-Burbank)
NEWS
December 31, 2003
Ryan Carter Santa did not stop at the picket lines this year, but with a little help from colleagues and special friends, striking and locked-out supermarket workers are making the best of the holiday season. "It doesn't feel like Christmas this year," said Chris Imamura, a produce clerk at a Ralphs store on San Fernando Boulevard. "It's just another day." Imamura and others picketing outside of the Albertsons on Glenoaks Boulevard in Glendale on Friday each pitched in a few dollars for their Christmas Eve party, which included their picket signs, a few large pizzas and a salad.
NEWS
December 31, 2003
Ryan Carter Seeking to do what is right for disabled veterans and end a feud within the organization that represents them, a judge Tuesday prohibited a local group from selling its Burbank-based clubhouse. Glendale Superior Court Judge Laura A. Matz issued a temporary restraining order prohibiting a group of veterans who formerly represented Burbank Disabled American Veterans Chapter 40 from selling the Magnolia Boulevard building where they've gathered for decades.
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