| Dec 4, 2010
In the spring of 1999, the sport of mixed martial arts was hardly a blip on the radar and the organization that would flourish presenting it — the Ultimate Fighting Championship — was in its darkest days, scrambling to stay afloat and...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 5:20 PM
City officials on Wednesday embarked upon a series of public outreach meetings to explain the need for higher electricity rates. Instead, they found themselves defending the transfer of millions of dollars from the utility to Glendale’s coffers...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 3:09 PM
The Walt Disney Co.has reached an agreement that would bring Pixar Animation Studios' "Cars 2," Disney's"The Muppets" and other approved films to Chinese cable television viewers, broadening the Burbank entertainment giant's access in the world's most...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 12:25 PM
Rainer Werner Fassbinder (“Despair,” “The Marriage of Maria Braun”) directed more than 40 features and substantial TV projects between the age of 24 and his death at 37. So it's not surprising that some of them fell between the...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 10:30 PM
NORTHWEST GLENDALE — Hometown heroics trumped star power on Friday night in the fourth-annual Stars Shooting for Hope celebrity basketball game, which filled the bleachers of the Hoover High gymnasium for a charitable cause, while once again putting...
| 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 13, 2012
| 6:47 PM
America is becoming more rude. That's the opinion of several writers and bloggers, and they're backed up by a Rasmussen Report survey that says 76% of Americans believe the nation is becoming less civilized.
A similar study by Weber Shandwick says 65% of...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 9:05 PM
A police commander on Monday night pledged to communicate better with residents after they expressed concerns about being under a seven-hour lockdown earlier this month as officers searched for four alleged burglars near ABC studios.
Police placed the...
| May 25, 2012
| 10:23 PM
Sevak Magakian is looking to make his return to the big time as it relates to mixed martial arts, otherwise known as the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
Friend and fellow Glendale MMA fighter Karen Darabedyan is hoping to follow a similar path, but,...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 5:04 PM
You learn something new every day. Every second, in fact.
I was sitting in a meeting at work recently, in a gilded conference room high above our haze-shrouded city, surrounded by some of the most frighteningly intelligent minds in the entertainment...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 3:00 PM
Walt Disney Co. reported improved fourth-quarter earnings, buoyed by gains at Disney Channel and ESPN and at the Burbank company's theme parks.
The entertainment giant reported net income of $1.08 billion for the quarter ending Oct. 1, a jump of 30%...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 5:25 PM
Political bio pics are certainly not a rarity, but making a film about a country’s leader while still in office is pretty brave, which is probably why French director Xavier Durringer wisely puts a disclaimer at the beginning of “The Conquest,...