| 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...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 3:22 PM
Hundreds of locals waited two hours in line on Sunday to see the grand re-opening of the Glendale Galleria’s Disney Store.
Lyn Capulong of Burbank waited an hour and a half with her 4-year-old daughter and husband — all three of them wearing...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 7:20 AM
Walt Disney Co. said it would join an initiative to develop China's animation industry, marking the latest push by Hollywood to expand into the world's most populous country.
The agreement announced Tuesday unites the Burbank entertainment giant with...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 2:22 PM
Back in 1999 (31 years after its 1968 debut), a restored version of this animated Beatles film was shown in theaters and issued on DVD, with a stereo remix and the “Hey, Bulldog!” scene (deleted in the original American version) reinstated....
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| May 29, 2010
I've never tried soaking in a sensory deprivation tank, but from what I understand, it transports your mind to a place free of the daily stresses of life. The lightless, soundproof isolation chamber in which subjects float in salt water at skin...