| Apr 15, 2012
It’s a long way from the comforts of Burbank to the wilds of the remote Ivory Coast in Africa, and Don Hahn, executive producer of Disneynature’s new film, “Chimpanzee,” laughs at the comparison. “Luckily for me, I got to...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 7:06 PM
Technicolor Inc. plans to lay off 50 employees at its relatively new Flower Street facility by Jan. 14, according to a recent state filing.
Plans for the layoffs, filed with the California Employment Development Department, affect the 40,000-square-foot...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 9:45 AM
Fortune has come out with its list of the "100 Best Companies to Work For," and California-based firms claim six out of the top 20 spots, including No. 1, Google.
Notably, one of the reasons Google made it into the top spot was because "everything was up...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 5:30 PM
A couple of weeks ago, I commented on how little people seemed to care about the demise of the Glendale Redevelopment Agency. Evidently, Mayor Laura Friedman isn’t one of those people.
Along with a few other signees, she sent a letter to the...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 3:10 PM
Glendale is boring. Or at least that’s what more than a year of market research indicates.
Consultants hired to develop a new brand strategy for the city unveiled their findings Tuesday at City Hall, saying most people think of Glendale as the...
| Dec 5, 2011
| 2:27 PM
As a few of you know, North Star Destinations, the Tennessee firm Glendale hired to create a marketing strategy, finally answered the $64,000 question. How do we market Glendale to the outside world? The problem is the $64,000 question cost us about $140,...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 8:39 AM
Some people mark their birthdays with dinner out or a slice of cake. La Cañada Flintridge native Randy Bartos, though, has slightly different plans for his Jan. 2 birthday — lying inside a float, surrounded by hydraulic levers and animation switches...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 9:54 AM
Anyone who has been a child at any point in the past four decades has, knowingly or not, appreciated the work of Michael Humphries. From small-screen stalwarts like “The Jetsons,” “SuperFriends,” “Scooby-Doo” and...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 4:40 PM
DreamWorks Animation on Friday announced plans to build a studio in Shanghai, in what the Glendale-based company billed as a landmark agreement with two state-owned Chinese media companies.
The creator of the "Shrek" movies said it was forming Oriental...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 7:40 AM
The Grid, a world of shimmering, digital wonder, was introduced to moviegoers in 1982 film “Tron” and then taken to a new visual level in “Tron: Legacy” in 2010. Now the Grid is going to television and expanding with a wider...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 12:53 PM
At 27 pounds, 9-year-old Felix might be the heaviest cat in Glendale, and he’s a rising star in his own right. Felix’s personality inspired his owner, Glendale resident Frans Vischer, to write and illustrate the children’s book “...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 9:42 AM
Bells Are Ringing in Heaven
Earl was a writer, an actor, a producer, a puppeteer, a voice artist and an animation historian. More importantly, he was a loving husband, son, brother, stepfather, grandfather and friend. ...