| Nov 2, 2012
| 12:56 PM
Fairies are beating strippers in DVD sales.
Walt Disney Studios' new direct-to-DVD title "Disney Fairies: Secret of the Wings" was the No. 1-selling DVD and Blu-ray disc for the week ended Oct. 27, according to research firm Rentrak Corp.
| Feb 27, 2013
| 7:37 AM
DreamWorks Animation SKG said it would take an $87-million charge on last year's holiday movie "Rise of the Guardians," marking the largest write-down the studio has ever taken for one of its own movies.
Analysts had estimated that the studio would take...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 7:49 AM
Metrolink on Monday previewed a pioneering, $200-million crash prevention project for a top federal safety official, who expressed concern about railroad industry efforts to postpone deadlines for installing the sophisticated train safety system in...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 10:36 AM
The good news: The hot weather will begin to ease a little Sunday and especially Monday.
The bad news: It’s going to be super hot Friday and Saturday, and the cooling trend that begins after that is purely relative.
“It’s going to...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 8:41 AM
DreamWorks Animation SKG is licensing its movie characters for various theme parks being developed in Russia, an increasingly important market for the Glendale-based studio.
The creator of the "Shrek," "Madagascar" and "Kung Fu Panda" franchises said it...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 9:12 AM
A cold, blustery storm originating from the Gulf of Alaska is expected to move down the California coast Tuesday, creating traffic headaches in some places, authorities warned.
Possible thunderstorms were expected to affect most of the Southland,...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 10:23 AM
The transportation future of this region rests, in no small measure, with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. And that body's board is about to change.
In part, that is because Los Angeles will be getting a new mayor. That mayor will sit on the...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 1:10 PM
Will the mayor of the Grove run for mayor of Los Angeles?
With the deadline for entering next year's contest to replace Antonio Villaraigosa only weeks away, billionaire mall developer Rick Caruso is closing in on a decision.
The shopping center mogul...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 12:14 PM
Motorists without passengers would be able to use the car pool lanes on the Ventura (134) Freeway during non-peak hours under legislation introduced to address the growing gridlock on state freeways.
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) said his AB...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 9:13 AM
Federal authorities say two of Medicare's most-wanted fugitives may be hiding out in Glendale.
Healthcare investigators say Karo Gotti Blkhoyan, 32, and Anush Sahakyan, 29, set up a phony medical clinic in South Carolina from 2009 to 2010 and billed for...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 7:33 AM
Strong winds and subfreezing temperatures are expected in inland and mountain areas across Southern California on Thursday in the wake of a winter storm that dumped snow and rain on the region.
Temperatures are expected to range from the upper 20s to...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 7:54 AM
More homes face high risk of being destroyed in a wildfire in densely populated Los Angeles County than in any other county in the state, according to new insurance industry research that underscores that fire danger is not confined to rural areas....