| 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...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 8:04 AM
DreamWorks Animation SKG aims to build an animation studio in Shanghai in a further effort to plumb the vast Chinese economy.
The Glendale-based studio, which recently announced a deal with online video site Youku.com to distribute its "Kung Fu Panda"...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 5:03 PM
City officials are pressing for nearly $1 million more in state funding for the second phase of the long-awaited Glendale Narrows Riverwalk, which has moved forward slowly in recent years due to roadblocks involving property access and funding.
| Apr 4, 2012
| 6:37 PM
The Glendale City Council this week unanimously approved spending $800,000 on two bridges, one of which will connect the Glendale Narrows Riverwalk to the other side of the Los Angeles River and an expanse of parkland there.
The riverwalk has been...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Steven Spielberg's struggling DreamWorks Studios has gotten a new lease on life thanks to a $200-million investment from its primary financier, India's Reliance Entertainment, said a person with knowledge of the matter unauthorized to speak publicly.
| 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...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 6:39 PM
DreamWorks Animation Chief Executive Jeffrey Katzenberg took home a relatively modest pay check in 2011 -- at least compared to his peers in the entertainment industry.
In addition to his usual $1 annual salary, Katzenberg, who controls 68% of the voting...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 7:57 AM
With its last three releases flopping at the box office and the high-stakes release of "The Hunger Games" looming, Lionsgate is bringing some big new names into its film division.
The Santa Monica studio has hired veteran marketing executive Terry...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 5:03 PM
A job fair hosted Thursday by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) had twice the number of vendors than the same event last year, as out-of-work residents and thinly stretched business owners tried to get as many leads as possible.
About 70 companies,...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 7:30 AM
Shares of DreamWorks Animation jumped 12% on Monday after the studio's movie "Puss in Boots" topped the box office for the second consecutive weekend.
The DreamWorks film about a feline outlaw voiced by Antonio Banderas pulled in a surprisingly strong...
| May 23, 2011
| 6:13 PM
A decade after winning an Oscar for the animated film “Shrek,” Glendale’s DreamWorks Animation is preparing to bring the heroic green ogre to the Los Angeles stage.
On Monday, DreamWorks Chief Executive Jeffrey Katzenberg, key members...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 7:35 AM
In a Monday news conference, DreamWorks Animation Chief Executive Jeffrey Katzenberg discussed his company's just-completed distribution deal with Twentieth Century Fox, and praised Fox chairmen Jim Gianopulos and Tom Rothman for building a “world-...