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  • Magical expansion

    It's a rarity in this economic climate that cities get the sort of project proposal that came before the Glendale City Council this week — a 338,000-square-foot expansion of Burbank-based Walt Disney Co.'s creative campus. The six-story office...
  • Humane Street

    Humane Street
    Saturday was the finish line for the Riveras and 10 other families who helped build their new homes alongside dozens of volunteers through Habitat for Humanity. The six Riveras will leave their two-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment for the modern, three-...
  • 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...
  • Watching, worrying and waiting

    Watching, worrying and waiting
    While the world watches Japan struggle to overcome the effects of a deadly tsunami, earthquakes and nuclear radiation leaks, Junko Nakayama watches more closely than most. Nakayama, trainer for the La Crescenta Valley High School baseball team, said a...
  • Number 9, number 9

    Number 9, number 9
    David Krohn was disappointed when he didn't get any trick-or-treaters the first year he and his wife moved into their home on a cul-de-sac in La Crescenta. So he and his friends started a tradition of creating a haunted house on his property. Nine years...
  • Mastering mammoth effects

    Mastering mammoth effects
    Burbank native Leslie Iwerks took on the daunting task of compacting 35 years of history on George Lucas' visual effects company, Industrial Light & Magic, into her documentary on the company's evolution that will be seen this weekend on Encore. In...
  • Movies are a bright spot at Disney

    Movies and movie-themed products were bright spots for Burbank-based Walt Disney Co. in a quarter that saw an overall decline in profits, according to figures released Friday. The diverse company — which owns theme parks, television networks and...
  • Treasurer wants more investment flexibility

    CITY HALL — City Treasurer Ron Borucki today is expected to ask the City Council to open a "terribly restrictive" investment policy up to include more corporate players, such as the Walt Disney Co. and McDonalds. The request to change the policy...
  • A mouse in the house

    At least six property owners have filed insurance claims for damage to their homes that they say was caused by the construction of a childcare center on the sprawling Walt Disney Co. campus in west Glendale. The residents have complained that the...
  • Organizations: Disney VoluntEARS helps youth in need

    The Walt Disney Co. employees recently gave a group of young people — most of whom have experienced little happiness in their lives — reason to smile. Specifically, Disney VoluntEARS — an organization membered by employees of the...
  • Paving the way for more roadwork

    Crews will soon begin work on a $3.8-million revamp of San Fernando Road with new pavement and more aligned intersections for the busy industrial corridor. The City Council is expected to sign off on the construction contract today, with work on the six-...
  • Film permits on the rise in city

    Glendale and Burbank have benefited from a boost in film production in the region, as "CSI," "Desperate Housewives" and a host of television commercials have shot on location in the area in the past two months. Last week Film L.A., a nonprofit that...