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  • Disney's 17-year-old 'Lion King' continues to roar

    Disney's 17-year-old 'Lion King' continues to roar
    "The Lion King" is proving to be far more ferocious than Hollywood imagined. A 3-D version of the classic 1994 animated film claimed the No. 1 spot at the box office for a second consecutive weekend, beating out four new films. Ticket sales for the re-...
  • Steve Jobs brought his magic to Disney

    Steve Jobs brought his magic to Disney
    When Walt Disney Co. looked to revamp its troubled retail stores in 2008, Chief Executive Robert A. Iger sought advice from the company's largest shareholder, a foremost expert on the consumer experience. Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs had lured theme-...
  • Disney caterer to cut 128 jobs

    Disney caterer to cut 128 jobs
    Nearly 130 employees who work for a third-party food-services operation at Walt Disney Co. offices in Burbank and Glendale are slated to be laid off in early November, according to the California Employment Development Department. The firm, Lifeworks...
  • Grammer named president of historical society

    The Glendale Historical Society elected its officers for 2011-2012. Greg Grammer will serve the organization as President. He has served as Vice President for the past three years. Grammer replaces John LoCascio who remains on the Board of Directors for...
  • Vendors roll out for job fair

    Vendors roll out for job fair
    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,...
  • Disney cafe reopens with top grade

    Disney cafe reopens with top grade
    A “C” public health rating for the Walt Disney Co.’s commissary at its Buena Vista Street headquarters may be tied to the company’s decision to discontinue the services of a third-party catering contractor. Without the contract,...
  • Disney's net income rises 30% in fourth quarter

    Disney's net income rises 30% in fourth quarter
    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%...
  • Disney controls Winnie the Pooh trademarks, court rules

    Disney controls Winnie the Pooh trademarks, court rules
    Walt Disney Co. has won an appeals court ruling that protects the Burbank entertainment giant's trademarks to the valuable Winnie the Pooh characters. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington upheld a decision by the U.S. Patent...
  • Glendale reshuffles exec role after loss of redevelopment

    The man in charge of Glendale’s now-defunct redevelopment agency has been promoted to a new executive position that will focus on marketing the city to outside businesses. Philip Lanzafame’s new job comes as the city embarks on a mission...
  • Disney earnings per share jump 31%, with help from 'Avengers'

    Disney earnings per share jump 31%, with help from 'Avengers'
    Walt Disney Co. reported a 31% jump in earnings per share, the strongest in the company's history, buoyed by improvements at its film studio, theme parks and consumer products groups. The Burbank entertainment conglomerate's revenue reached $11.1 billion...
  • Ike Perlmutter holds the reins of superheroes at Marvel

    Ike Perlmutter holds the reins of superheroes at Marvel
    Walt Disney Co.'s acquisition of Marvel Entertainment gave it the Hulk, Iron Man and other superheroes to fuel summer blockbusters for years to come. It also got Ike Perlmutter. Marvel's chief executive is hardly a household name. But Disney's...
  • Disney characters take center stage during North Korea concert

    Disney characters take center stage during North Korea concert
    So you’ve just inherited a struggling communist nation from a dad who took synchronized gymnastics shows to a whole new level and you want to set a new party tone. For North Korea’s new leader Kim Jong Un, this is achieved with some help from...