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  • Whole Foods to move regional HQ from Sherman Oaks to Glendale

    Whole Foods to move regional HQ from Sherman Oaks to Glendale
    Whole Foods Market is moving its regional headquarters to an eight-story building in Glendale that has sat vacant since it was constructed in 2009, officials announced this week. With its regional headquarters currently in Sherman Oaks, Whole Foods has...
  • Theme park and cruises lift quarterly bottom line for Disney

    Theme park and cruises lift quarterly bottom line for Disney
    Higher attendance at its overseas theme parks and cruise lines as well as growth in the rates that cable and satellite companies pay to carry ESPN helped drive growth for Walt Disney Co. last quarter. Revenue at the Burbank media giant -- which also...
  • Furby returns to the holiday shopping scene as Galleria prepares for Black Friday

    Furby returns to the holiday shopping scene as Galleria prepares for Black Friday
    Furby — the strange-but-cute fluffy animal with giant eyes from the 90s — is back. In 2012, it joins giant punching gloves, gangly dolls and, of course, the latest gaming stations. These were just some of the items to pop up at a retail...
  • Glendale theater troupe gets a glorious donation

    Glendale theater troupe gets a glorious donation
    This post has been corrected. See details below.  When the stage lights come up on the Stepping Stone Players’ production of “Oliver!” Friday night, the show will have benefited from a $2,000 donation from the Walt Disney Co., after...
  • Cleanin' up the Los Angeles river

    Cleanin' up the Los Angeles river
    Alex Hausman and his four-year-old son, Theo, were walking across a shallow area of the Los Angeles River on Saturday morning when they spotted a child-sized mattress floating near the edge. When a few nearby volunteers saw the find, they lifted the...
  • Residents get ready for 'Shakeout' drills

    Dozens of local businesses, schools and residents are expected to participate in Thursday’s massive statewide earthquake drill, which is aimed at getting the public prepared for a major tremor. Organizers say the drill, which has been dubbed the...
  • Glendale City Council says yes to long-term apartment deal

    Glendale City Council says yes to long-term apartment deal
    The City Council made an unusual move on Tuesday when it granted a 14-year development agreement with a developer to lock in approvals for a six-story apartment building at Central and Wilson avenues to cover the decade-plus that may pass before...
  • The city's economic bright spot

    Glendale’s San Fernando Road corridor, long a drab bastion of nondescript warehouses and vague storefronts, continued its transformation this week with yet another huge commitment from the Walt Disney Co. and another firm poached from Los Angeles....
  • Glendale settles suit with cosmetics company

    CITY HALL — Glendale has agreed to pay a cosmetics company more than $400,000 to settle the company’s claim that it lost business after the city used threats of eminent domain in 2006 to push it out of a tenant building for a street-widening...
  • Disney files layoff notices

    The Walt Disney Co. will lay off 54 Glendale workers in its Interactive Media Group on March 25, according to a company filing with the state Employment Development Department. The move would be the latest in a round of layoffs at the interactive...
  • Disney donates $2.5M to Japan relief efforts

    The Burbank-based Walt Disney Co. will donate $2.5 million to the American Red Cross for humanitarian aid in earthquake- and tsunami-torn Japan, officials announced Tuesday. “Our hearts go out to the people of Japan,” Disney President and...
  • Let teens work until fine is paid

    Regarding the two teens sentenced to pay the cost of repairing damage they caused at Glorietta Park (“Two teens must pay for fire damage,” March 9), probation isn't enough for their crime. They are at the age of accountability. Their weekends...