| Oct 12, 2012
| 7:09 AM
Walt Disney Co. is implementing a new policy to use less paper from environmentally threatened areas, a year after it was targeted by environmental protesters.
In May of 2011, activists from the Rainforest Action Network hung a banner outside Disney's...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 8:10 AM
Jack Scott, a veteran and popular educator who has headed the state's community college system during a period of brutal budget cuts and was often a voice decrying the impact on students, announced Tuesday that he will retire as chancellor overseeing...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 8:21 AM
The bullet trains that would someday streak through California at 220 mph are, in the vision of their most ardent supporters, more than just a transportation system. They are also a means to alter the state's social, residential and economic fabric....
| Jul 21, 2012
| 12:19 PM
James Holmes, the suspect in the Aurora, Colo., movie theater shooting, worked for the summer of 2008 as a cabin counselor at a Los Angeles summer camp -- Camp Max Straus.
Camp Max Straus, founded in 1938 in the hills above Glendale, is a nonsectarian...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 10:43 AM
After he was badly injured in May by two LAPD officers, top Deutsche Bank executive Brian C. Mulligan alleged that police manufactured a report that painted him as a snarling, thrashing man who told the officers that he'd recently ingested drugs known...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 8:15 AM
DreamWorks Animation, the Glendale-based studio behind the "Shrek" and "Madagascar" movies, is buying Classic Media, a company that owns the rights to "Casper the Friendly Ghost," "Lassie," "The Lone Ranger" and other iconic entertainment characters,...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 3:40 PM
Long before Los Angeles made its name as the entertainment capital of the world and became known for traffic, diversity, great weather and coveted In-N-Out burgers, it was home to an indigenous peoples known as the Tongva, who lived and thrived in the...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 11:13 AM
DreamWorks SKG founders Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg and David Geffen are each donating $30 million to the Motion Picture & Television Fund, giving a major boost to the fundraising campaign for one of Hollywood's oldest charities.
| Mar 9, 2012
| 6:10 PM
Israeli President Shimon Peres is concluding a U.S. visit with a four-day stop in Southern California, where he will meet with entertainment executives and Jewish community leaders.
Other participants will include Michael Oren,Israel'sambassador to the...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 2:30 PM
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, who had previously called for Los Angeles County Assessor John Noguez to step down, reiterated Wednesday that he believes Noguez is unfit for office.
"This case is fraud and he should resign immediately so the county can...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 4:29 PM
Undeterred by the lack of support from the teachers union, Glendale Unified officials on Thursday said they’re submitting a 503-page application for what could be $40 million in federal Race to the Top grant money.
The decision to overnight the...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 4:16 PM
Highly pedigreed? You bet. Well-known in the dance world? No question. But Thordal Christensen and Colleen Neary have also passed the acid test: As directors of the Los Angeles Ballet, now in its sixth season, they can take a collective bow for their...